Franklin W. Robinson interviews

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.robifrank
Creators:
Robinson, Franklin Westcott
Goodwin, George M.
Dates:
1992 Jan. 28 - Feb 26
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 Items
sound cassettes + 10 p. summary
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interviews of Franklin W. Robinson conducted by George M. Goodwin. Also included is a ten page summary by Goodwin.
Scope and Contents
Robinson discusses his childhood in Providence, Rhode Island; years at Harvard where Paul Sachs was a role model; his career; various museum directors; and the Rhode Island School of Design.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Museum director, historian. Director, Williams College Museum of Art, 1975-1979; Director, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1979-1992; Director, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, 1992- .

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Franklin W. Robinson and George M. Goodwin in 1992.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Untranscribed interview; use requires an appointment and is limited to AAA's Washington, D.C. office.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Museum directors -- United States -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art museums, University and college Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rhode Island School of Design. Museum of Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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