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Oral history interviews relating to the arts, 1956

Creator:
Alberts, Arthur S., 1910-1986
Subject:
Arp, Jean
Jean, Ada
Masson, André
Ray, Man
Severini, Gino
Sánchez Cantón, F. J. (Francisco Javier),
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
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.
Summary:
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).
Citation:
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.
Use Note:
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from: John B. Harker, #4 Redgate Lane, Falmouth, MA 02540.
Biography Note:
Writer; Falmouth, Massachusetts.
Language Note:
Arp introduction is in French and commentary is in German
Masson is in French
Sanchez-Canton is in Spanish
Provenance:
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Artists
Arts
Interviews
Sound recordings
Writers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6620
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215930
AAA_collcode_albearth
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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