Oral history interview with Madeleine L'Engle

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lengle87
Creators:
L'Engle, Madeleine
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1987 Sept. 2
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
24 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Madeleine L'Engle conducted 1987 Sept. 2, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
L'Engle recalls the art scene in a Provincetown and Truro, Mass. from the 1920s-1970s; her parents as artists; and many other artists who lived and worked on Cape Cod.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Madeleine L'Engle (1918-2007) was an author and illustrator from Truro, Mass. She was the daughter of painters William and Lucy L'Engle.

Administration
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 cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 47 min.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Massachusetts -- Provincetown Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Massachusetts -- Truro Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illustrators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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L'Engle, Lucy, 1889-1978 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
L'Engle, William, 1884-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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