Oral history interview with Jean Paul Slusser
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.slusse73
Creators:
Slusser, Jean Paul, 1886-1981
Barrie, Dennis
Dates:
1973 March 14-July 26
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
69 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Jean Paul Slusser conducted 1973 March 14-July 26, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art. In addition to other topics Slusser discusses his family history, chilhood, teaching at the University of Texas, his job as art critic for the Boston Herald, his studies, his painting, Diego Rivera's work in Michigan, and his position as museum director of University of Michigan museum.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Jean Paul Slusser (1886-1981) was a painter, educator, and museum director from Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives' 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 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 44 min.

Digital Content

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Repository Contact
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