Interviews of Frances Grimes and Maxfield Parrish

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.spinfran
Creators:
Spinney, Frank
Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966
Dates:
[ca. 1960]
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
8 Items
sound cassettes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Three untranscribed interviews: one of Frances Grimes conducted by James Farley and Frank Spinney on 5 tapes. Grimes speaks of Augustus Saint Gaudens and other residents of the Cornish, New Hampshire art colony; two interviews of Maxfield Parrish, one conducted by James Farley on 3 tapes, and one conducted by Spinney on 2 tapes (one tape contains portions of both interview). In both interviews Parrish speaks of painting and residents of the Cornish, New Hampshire art colony.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Spinney was Curator of the Saint-Gaudens Museum, Cornish, New Hampshire. Grimes was a sculptor. Parrish was an illustrator and painter.

Administration
Existence and Location of Originals
Location of originals unknown.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1981 by Joan Platt.

General
General
Cassettes in this collection were created from original recordings on sound tape reels, which are not with the collection. Portions of the Farley interview appear to be missing. Sound quality is poor.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Study and teaching -- New Hampshire -- Cornish Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artist colonies -- New Hampshire -- Cornish Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus, 1848-1907 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grimes, Frances, 1869-1963 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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