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Interviews of Frances Grimes and Maxfield Parrish, [ca. 1960]

Creator:
Spinney, Frank
Parrish, Maxfield, 1870-1966
Subject:
Grimes, Frances
Saint-Gaudens, Augustus
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
8 sound cassettes.
General Note:
Cassettes in this collection were created from original recordings on sound tape reels, which are not with the collection. Portions of the Farley interview appear to be missing. Sound quality is poor.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Three untranscribed interviews: one of Frances Grimes conducted by James Farley and Frank Spinney on 5 tapes. Grimes speaks of Augustus Saint Gaudens and other residents of the Cornish, New Hampshire art colony; two interviews of Maxfield Parrish, one conducted by James Farley on 3 tapes, and one conducted by Spinney on 2 tapes (one tape contains portions of both interview). In both interviews Parrish speaks of painting and residents of the Cornish, New Hampshire art colony.
Citation:
Interviews of Frances Grimes and Maxfield Parrish, [ca. 1960]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Location of originals unknown.
Biography Note:
Spinney was Curator of the Saint-Gaudens Museum, Cornish, New Hampshire. Grimes was a sculptor. Parrish was an illustrator and painter.
Provenance:
Donated 1981 by Joan Platt.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art, American
Artist colonies
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10644
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214220
AAA_collcode_spinfran
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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