Oral history interview with Nanette Laitman

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.laitma09
Creators:
Laitman, Nanette L., 1924-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2009 May 29
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Items
sound files (1hr., 50 min.)
digital, wav
50 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Nanette Laitman conducted 2009 May 29, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Mrs. Laitman's home, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Nanette L. Laitman (1924- ) is a philanthropist in New York, N.Y. Laitman's generous giving has funded The Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America at the Archives of American Art.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. 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
This interview is 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 administrators.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound disc. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 50 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
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