Oral history interview with George Leslie Stout
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Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.stout78
Creators:
Stout, George L. (George Leslie)
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1978 March 10-21
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
2 Sound tape reels
Sound recording
5 in.
59 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of George Leslie Stout conducted 1978 March 10-21, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art. Stout speaks of his education; conservation work at the Fogg Art Museum; his experience as Arts and Monument officer in Europe; conservation in America; and his directorship and Worcester Art Museum, 1947-1954, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 1955-1970. He recalls Richard Buck.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
George Leslie Stout (1897-1978) was an art consultant, conservator, and museum director from Menlo Park, California.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are 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 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 45 min.

Digital Content

Keywords
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Art -- Conservation and restoration Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Conservators -- California -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum directors -- California -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Buck, Richard D. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Worcester Art Museum Corporate 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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