Originally recorded on 2 tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 sound files. Duration is 3 hr., 33 min.
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An interview of Henry E. Scott conducted 1980 May 30-June 23, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Scott speaks of his childhood; his education at Harvard and in Italy under Edward Waldo Forbes; his teaching positions at Harvard, the University of Pittsburgh, Amherst College, and the University of Kansas; teaching aircraft identification during World War II; and his research on New England architecture.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Henry E. Scott, 1980 May 30-June 23. 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.
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from: Henry E. Scott, South Road, Chilmark, Massachusetts 02535.
Henry E. Scott (1900-1990) was a painter and educator from Massachusetts and California.
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