Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Meyer and Vivian Potamkin

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.potamk01
Creators:
Potamkin, Meyer, 1909-2001
Berman, Avis
Potamkin, Vivian, 1915-2002
Dates:
2001 Feb. 12
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
49 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Vivian and Meyer Potamkin conducted 2001 Feb. 12, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art, in Philadelphia, Pa.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Meyer (1909-2001) and Vivian Potamkin (1915-2002) were art collectors from Philadelphia, Pa.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for the transcription of this interview provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Women's Committee. 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.
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 administrators.

Digital Content

More Information
General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 45 min.


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Repository Contact
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