Oral history interviews relating to the arts, 1956
Alberts, Arthur S., 1910-1986
Sánchez Cantón, F. J. (Francisco Javier),
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Original: 5 sound reels.
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.
Selected interviews conducted by Arthur S. Alberts for his research project "French Civilization as Reflected in the Arts," and related lectures. Interviewees include Jean Arp (May 8, 1956); Ada Jean (1956); Andre Masson (Feb. 28, 1956); Xavier Sanchez-Canton (Mar. 15, 1956); and Gino Severini (Mar. 1956) and Man Ray (Feb. 22, 1956).
Oral history interviews relating to the arts, 1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location of Originals:
Copy tapes also given to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and to the Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris.
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from: John B. Harker, #4 Redgate Lane, Falmouth, MA 02540.
Writer; Falmouth, Massachusetts.
Arp introduction is in French and commentary is in German
Masson is in French
Sanchez-Canton is in Spanish
Donated 1996 by John B. Harker, a friend of Alberts' wife, Elizabeth. At Elizabeth's death in 1991 the new owners of the Alberts' housefound a box with the tapes in it and planned to dispose of them. Mr. Harkerfelt the tapes were significant and eventually contacted the Archives. Harker made the copy cassettes from the original reel-to-reel tapes.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001