Oral history interview with Emily Tremaine

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.tremai73
Creators:
Tremaine, Emily Hall, 1908-1987
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1973 January 24
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
48 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Emily Tremaine conducted 1973 January 24, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Tremaine discusses her mother's interest in art; A. Everett Austin's influencing her to collect art; education abroad; discovery of Piet Mondrian; Miller Company collection of architectural paintings; her personal collection; pop artists and art; and life as a collector.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Emily Tremaine (1908-1987) was an art collector from New York, N.Y. who was born in Butte, Montana.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art 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 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 38 min.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- History Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mondrian, Piet, 1872-1944 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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