Oral history interview with Berthe von Moschzisker

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.vonmos90
Creators:
Von Moschzisker, Berthe, 1915-2002
Hunter, Anne S.
Dates:
1990 November 26
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
108 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Berthe von Moschzisker conducted 1990 November 26, by Anne Schuster Hunter, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Scope and Contents
Von Moschzisker speaks about her background and education; cataloging the John S. Phillips print collection at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; her tenure as director of the Print Club of Philadelphia, including editions published for the club by Leonard Baskin and others; print workshops including Prints in Progress run by Stanley William Hayter; the Print Club Permanent Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; supporters of the club; and the status of prints within the Philadelphia art community.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Berthe von Moschzisker (1915-2002) was the director of the Print Club of Philadelphia from 1944-1969.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 4780 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is 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 3 hr., 41 min.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Prints -- Societies, etc. -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Prints -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Baskin, Leonard, 1922-2000 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Print Club (Philadelphia, Pa.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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