Query: Museum directors -- Connecticut -- Interviews
Oral history interview with Winslow Ames
Creators:
Ames, Winslow
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1987 April 29-June 2
Size:
77 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ames87
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Winslow Ames conducted 1987 April 29-June 2, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Helena Hernmarck
Creators:
Hernmarck, Helena, 1941-
McQuaid, Matilda, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2010 July 28- August 31
Size:
11 Items (Sound recording: 11 sound files (3 hr., 6 min.), digital, wav)
85 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hernma10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Helena Hernmarck conducted 2010 July 28 and August 31, by Matilda McQuaid, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Hernmarck's home and studio, in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

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Oral history interview with Robert Cottingham
Creators:
Cottingham, Robert, 1935-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1998 July 27
Size:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (2 hr.; 8 min.), analog)
61 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.cottin98
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Robert Cottingham conducted 1998 July 27, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Cottingham's studio, Newtown, Connecticut.

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American Association of Museums Centennial Oral History Interviews
Dates:
2006
Size:
11 compact discs (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9620
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff …

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Burt Chernow papers
Creators:
Chernow, Burt
Dates:
1930-2002
Size:
21.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cherburt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Burt Chernow measure 21.8 linear feet and consist mainly of research materials gathered and produced in the course of writing Christo and Jeanne-Claude: A Biography over an extensive period of close contact with the subjects, from the early 1980s until Chernow's death in 1997. Research materials for the biography include photocopies of personal documents of the Christos, hundreds of recorded interviews with Christo, Jeanne-Claude, their family members, and their associates, transcripts of interviews and research on interview subjects, other collected research material compiled chronologically, drafts of the biography written by Chernow, drafts of the biography and its epilogue produced after Chernow's death, and business records related to the book's production, which include significant correspondence with the Christos. Also found are the published German and U.S. editions of the biography, printed materials and photographs related to the book's subject matter, and fabric samples from five of the Christos' projects undertaken during Chernow's association with them. Chernow's career as an art critic, writer, educator, and arts advocate, primarily in Southern Connecticut, is documented in Chernow's other writings, organizational records, printed materials, and photographs.

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Oral history interview with Philip Hofer
Creators:
Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1984 Apr. 24
Size:
1 Item (sound cassette (90 min.) Sound recording)
37 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.hofer84
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Philip Hofer conducted 1984 Apr. 24, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Niels Diffrient
Creators:
Diffrient, Niels
McQuaid, Matilda, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2010 July 28-August 31
Size:
55 Pages (Transcript)
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (2 hr., 58 min.), digital, wav)
Collection ID:
AAA.diffri10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Niels Diffrient conducted 2010 July 28 and August 31, by Matilda McQuaid, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Diffrient's home and studio, in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

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Josef Albers letters to J. B. Neumann
Creators:
Albers, Josef
Dates:
1934-1947
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (41 items on partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.albejose2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilm collection of the Josef Albers letters to J. B. Neumann contains 40 letters, primarily in German, written to J. B. Neumann by Josef Albers. Also included is an article on Albers written by Alexander Dorner.

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S. Dillon Ripley Oral History Interviews
Creators:
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001, interviewee
Dates:
1977-1993
Size:
48 audiotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9591
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …

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Andrew Carnduff Ritchie papers
Creators:
Ritchie, Andrew Carnduff
Dates:
1907-1983
Size:
10.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ritcandr2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of museum director, professor, writer, and post-World War II Monuments Men Andrew Carnduff Ritchie measure 10.3 linear feet and date from 1907 to 1983. Found within the papers are biographical material, including materials and photographs concerning his military service in the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Section of the U.S. Army; correspondence, including letters from numerous artists; writings; committee and organization files; exhibition and project files, teaching files; printed material; and photographs, including portrait images of Ritchie taken by Hans Namuth.

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