Oral history interview with Jane Blaffer Owen

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.owen80
Creators:
Owen, Jane Blaffer, 1915-2010
Levy, Sandra Curtis
Dates:
1980 Mar. 12
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
27 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Jane Blaffer Owen conducted 1980 Mar. 12, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art Texas Project.
Scope and Contents
Blaffer speaks of the history of the Blaffer family and its involvement in the art world; speaks about her mother, Sarah Campbell Blaffer and her development as an art patron; and about the family's art collection.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jane Blaffer Owen (1915-2010) was an art patron from Houston, Tex. Daughter of Sarah Campbell Blaffer.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are 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 others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 56 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art patronage -- Texas -- Houston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art patrons -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blaffer, Sarah Campbell, 1884-1975 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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