Oral history interview with Mervin Jules

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.jules68
Creators:
Jules, Mervin, 1912-1994
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1968 Aug. 27
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape
Sound recording: 1 sound tape
5 in.
15 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Mervin Jules conducted 1968 Aug. 27, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art. Mervin Jules and Dorothy Seckler discuss the artist's recent trip to Japan and other Asian countries, his interest in woodblock prints, early childhood influences, the Art Students League and tutelage under Thomas Benton, teaching art at Smith College, and involvement in artist activist groups such as the American Artists Congress.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mervin Jules (1912-1994 ) was a painter from New York, N.Y. and Provincetown, Mass.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

General
General
An interview of Edwin Dickinson conducted by D. Seckler is also on this tape.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The transcript and recording are open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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