Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 37 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of William Nelson Copley conducted 1968 January 30, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with William Nelson Copley, 1968 January 30. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) was a painter from New York, New York.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001