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Oral history interview with George Leslie Stout, 1978 March 10-21

view Oral history interview with George Leslie Stout, 1978 March 10-21 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Stout, George L. (George Leslie), 1897-1978
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J., 1941-
Subject:
Buck, Richard D.
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Worcester Art Museum
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 2 sound tape reels ; 5 in.
Transcript: 59 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 45 min.
Summary:
An interview of George Leslie Stout conducted 1978 March 10-21, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art. Stout speaks of his education; conservation work at the Fogg Art Museum; his experience as Arts and Monument officer in Europe; conservation in America; and his directorship and Worcester Art Museum, 1947-1954, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 1955-1970. He recalls Richard Buck.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with George Leslie Stout, 1978 March 10-21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
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.
Biography Note:
George Leslie Stout (1897-1978) was an art consultant, conservator, and museum director from Menlo Park, California.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art museums
Conservators
Interviews
Museum directors
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13145
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212275
AAA_collcode_stout78
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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