Oral history interview with Clay Spohn

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.spohn64
Creators:
Spohn, Clay Edgar, 1898-1977
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 October 5 and 1965 September 25
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
120 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Clay Spohn conducted 1964 October 5 and 1965 September 25, by Harlan Phillips for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Clay Edgar Spohn (1898-1977) was a painter and instructor from New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on line
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
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.

General
General
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes and 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 25 min.
General
Sound quality is poor.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Philosophy Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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