Sterling Strauser interview

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.straster
Creators:
Strauser, Sterling, 1907-
Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe
Dates:
1989 Aug. 10
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 sound cassette + transcript (41 p.) (on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Sterling Strauser conducted by Lynda Hartigan. Strauser speaks of his art education, and about his folk art collecting. He discusses some of the artists with whom he has worked, including Justin McCarthy, Jack Savitsky, Old Ironside Pry and Victor Joseph Gatto. He also speaks of collectors he has been associated with, including Herbert Hemphill, Red Grooms and Tom Armstrong.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art collector; Pennsylvania.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 4780 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1990 by Sterling Strauser.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

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Keywords
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Art, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folk art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Self-taught artists -- Pennsylvania -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Armstrong, Tom, 1932- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gatto, Victor Joseph, 1893-1965 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grooms, Red Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hemphill, Herbert Waide Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McCarthy, Justin, 1891-1977 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pry, Lamont Alfred, 1921-1987 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Savitsky, Jack, 1910-1991 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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