Oral history interview with Margaret Elder Philbrick

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.philbrm71
Creators:
Philbrick, Margaret
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1971 Nov. 2
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
30 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Margaret Elder Philbrick conducted 1971 Nov. 2, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Philbrick speaks of her childhood, the development of her interest in art, her education at the Massachusetts College of Art, her first involvement with etching, serigraphy and colograph printmaking, her theories and use of color and light, her philosophy of work, her inspirations, and issues concerning women artists.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Margaret Elder Philbrick (1914-1999) was a printmaker from Westwood, Mass.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3198 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is 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 58 min.
General
An unrelated interview of Arthur Polonsky (4/12/72) conducted by R. Brown is also on this tape.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Prints -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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