Oral history interview with Joan Mitchell
Portions of this collection are digitized

Collection ID:
Mitchell, Joan, 1926-1992
Nochlin, Linda
1986 Apr. 16
Physical Description:
86 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Joan Mitchell conducted 1986 April 16, by Linda Nochlin, for the Archives of American Art, at the Westburry Hotel, in New York.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Joan Mitchell (1925-1992) was a painter. Birth date also cited, incorrectly, as 1926.

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is 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.

Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 27 min.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the recording is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.

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Repository Contact
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