Oral history interview with A. Hyatt Mayor

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.mayor69
Creators:
Mayor, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt), 1901-1980
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1969 Mar. 21-May 5
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
173 Pages
Transcript
1 Item
Audio excerpt: 1 sound file (7 min. 12 sec.)
digital
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of A. Hyatt Mayor conducted 1969 Mar. 21-May 5, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
A. Hyatt Mayor (1901-1980) was a museum curator, art historian, and writer from New York, N.Y.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are part of the Archives' 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
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hrs., 55 min.

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

Keywords
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Museum curators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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