A Finding Aid to the Molly Saltman "Art and Artists" Interviews, 1966-1967, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.saltmoll
Creators:
Saltman, Molly
Dates:
1966-1967
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2.4 Linear feet
Repository:
The Molly Saltman "Art and Artists" interviews measure 2.4 linear feet and contain 62 sound recording interviews and lectures with art collectors, teachers, actors, and artists. The interviews were conducted by Molly Saltman from 1966-1967 as part of the "Art and Artists" radio series broadcast on the KPAL radio station in Palm Springs, California. Additional recordings of KPAL content and nonbroadcast content were discovered upon digitization, including a Los Angeles Art Association anniversary event and a Charles White slide lecture.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The Molly Saltman "Art and Artists" interviews measure 2.4 linear feet and contain 62 sound recording interviews and lectures with art collectors, teachers, actors, and artists. The interviews were conducted by Molly Saltman from 1966-1967 as part of the "Art and Artists" radio series broadcast on the KPAL radio station in Palm Springs, California. Additional recordings of KPAL content and nonbroadcast content were discovered upon digitization, including a Los Angeles Art Association anniversary event and a Charles White slide lecture.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of this collection the sound recordings are arranged as one series.
  • Series 1: Interviews and other recordings, circa 1963-1968 (Box 1-3, 2.4 linear feet)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Molly Saltman "Art and Artists" radio program was broadcast on KPAL radio station in Palm Springs, California from November 2, 1966 to March 4, 1967 on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30AM. Molly Saltman (1915-2010), the producer and interviewer for this broadcast, was a well-known Palm Springs artist during this time. Specializing in abstract watercolors, her work was featured in a number of local art shows as well as exhibited in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Palm Springs Desert Museum, and the Hartfield Gallery in Los Angeles. She was also closely involved with the Desert Mental Health Association and served as Chairwoman of the Jewish Family Service in Palm Springs, California.

Administration
Author
Isabelle Murphy
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated by Molly Saltman in 1986.
Processing Information
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Isabelle Murphy in 2018.
Existence and Location of Copies
All of the sound recordings in this collection have been copied for research access and digital copies are available in the Archives of American Art offices.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Molly Saltman "Art and Artists" Interviews, 1966-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Conditions Governing Use
Researchers must obtain copyright clearance from interviewees prior to publication or airing.
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
A list of interviewees is available in all Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Actors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art--Collectors and collecting--Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art teachers -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lectures Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Falkenstein, Claire, 1908-1997 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Feitelson, Lorser, 1898-1978 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hamilton, Richard, 1922- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hopper, Dennis, 1936- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Levine, Jack, 1915-2010 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lytton, Bart, 1912-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton, 1890-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natzler, Gertrud Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natzler, Otto Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nyiri, Joseph, 1937- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Partch, Harry, 1901-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Price, Vincent, 1911-1993 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Secunda, Arthur Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wayne, June, 1918-2011 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White, Charles, 1918-1979 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and artists (Radio program) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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