Oral history interview with Henry E. Scott

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.scott80
Creators:
Scott, Henry Edwards, 1900-1990
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1980 May 30-June 23
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 Items
sound files (3 hours, 33 min.)
digital, wav file
59 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Henry E. Scott conducted 1980 May 30-June 23, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Scott speaks of his childhood; his education at Harvard and in Italy under Edward Waldo Forbes; his teaching positions at Harvard, the University of Pittsburgh, Amherst College, and the University of Kansas; teaching aircraft identification during World War II; and his research on New England architecture.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Henry E. Scott (1900-1990) was a painter and educator from Massachusetts and California.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives fo American Art's website.
Author
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 others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 sound files. Duration is 3 hr., 33 min.

Keywords
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Educators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Forbes, Edward Waldo, 1873-1969 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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