Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes and 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 2 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Agnes Abbot conducted 1981 August 25-1982 January 15, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Abbot speaks of her early education in Berlin; training at the Child-Walker School in Boston under Aldro T. Hibbard and Charles H. Woodbury; and her early years as a studio art instructor at Wellesley College.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Agnes Abbot, 1981 August 25-1982 January 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Agnes A. Abbot (1897-1992) was a painter and watercolorist from Wellesley, Massachusetts.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001