Archives of American Art

A Finding Aid to the Nancy Spero Interview, circa 1976-circa 1984

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lanijess
Creators:
Lanier, Jessica
Dates:
circa 1976-circa 1984
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
50 Items
Repository:
The Nancy Spero interview dates from circa 1976-circa 1984 and comprises 50 items. The collection consists of a transcript of an interview conducted with Nancy Spero by Jessica Lanier in 1984, and related printed material regarding Spero and feminist art.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The Nancy Spero interview dates from circa 1976-circa 1984 and comprises 50 items. The collection consists of a transcript of an interview conducted with Nancy Spero by Jessica Lanier in 1984, and related printed material regarding Spero and feminist art. Lanier's interview focuses on how Spero's life as an artist relates to her life as a woman, a wife, and a mother. The audio recording of the interview is not included in the collection.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of the collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jessica Lanier is a Professor of Art History at Salem State University, and a scholar in the area of aesthetics, gender, and trade during the Early Republic. She conducted this interview with Nancy Spero as part of her senior art history project at Swarthmore College. The interview was facilitated by Paul Golub, Spero's son and Lanier's close friend.

Administration
Author
Stephanie Ashley
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 2021 by Jessica Lanier.

Using the Collection
Terms of Use
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Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Preferred Citation
Nancy Spero interview, circa 1976-circa 1984

Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds the papers of Nancy Spero, an oral history interview of Nancy Spero conducted 2008 February 6-July 24 by Judith Olch Richards, and the papers of Spero's husband, Leon Golub.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- Massachusetts Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Feminism and art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spero, Nancy, 1926-2009 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Swarthmore College Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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