Oral history interview with Franklin Watkins

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.watkin71
Creators:
Watkins, Franklin Chenault, 1894-1972
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1971 August 18
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
57 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Franklin Watkins conducted 1971 August 18, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Franklin Watkins (1894-1972) was a painter from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Wyeth Endowment for American Art.
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 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 26 min.

Keywords
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Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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