Vincent Melzac lecture

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.melzvinc
Creators:
Melzac, Vincent
Dates:
1971 July 11
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound tape
7 in.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A lecture delivered by Vincent Melzac at the National Collection of Fine Arts. Melzac speaks of his early friendships with Willem De Kooning and Franz Kline; the development of his art collection; his business career; his appointment to the board of trustees of the Washington Gallery of Modern Art and to the board of governors of the Corcoran Gallery. He discusses the problems facing museums, including fundraising, budgeting, investments, and staff management.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art administrator; Washington, D.C.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the National Collection of Fine Arts, 1984.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- Washington (D.C.) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kline, Franz, 1910-1962 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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