Oral history interview with Meyer and Vivian Potamkin

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.potamk74
Creators:
Potamkin, Meyer, 1909-2001
Potamkin, Vivian, 1915-2002
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1974 Oct. 30-1975 Mar. 4
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
144 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Meyer and Vivian Potamkin conducted 1974 Oct. 30-1975 Mar. 4, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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

Administration
Sponsor
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
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 administrators.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 13 min.

Keywords
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Art, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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