Oral history interview with Henry Mattson
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.mattso64
Creators:
Mattson, Henry E. (Henry Elis), 1887-1971
Trovato, Joseph S., 1912-1983
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 Nov. 4
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
9 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Henry Mattson conducted 1964 Nov. 4, by Joseph Trovato, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Mattson discusses how he came to be a painter, his career as an artist, and his thoughts on painting.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Henry Mattson (1887-1971) was a painter from Woodstock, N.Y.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 31 min.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
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Federal aid to the arts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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