Oral history interview with Allen Stuart Weller
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.weller92
Creators:
Weller, Allen S. (Allen Stuart), 1907-1997
Polcari, Stephen
Dates:
1992 May 1
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Sound cassette
24 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Allen Stuart Weller conducted 1992 May 1, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art. Weller discusses his early training and his teaching career; traveling to Europe in the 1920s; the first American art courses offered at Princeton; working with the army to preserve monuments during WWII; teaching modern art during the 1950s; and the beginnings of the College Art Association.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Allen Stuart Weller (1907-1997) was an art historian, educator, and director of the Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Sponsor
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
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 administrators.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 28 min.

Digital Content

Keywords
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Art, Modern -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- Illinois -- Interviews Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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