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Oral history interview with Arthur Cort Holden, 1971 Jan. 20

view Oral history interview with Arthur Cort Holden, 1971 Jan. 20 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Holden, Arthur Cort, 1890-1993
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-
Subject:
Sweeney, James Johnson
Wright, Frank Lloyd
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel (1 hour) ; 5 in.
Transcript: 23 p.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Arthur Cort Holden conducted 1971 Jan. 20, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Holden speaks of Frank Lloyd Wright and his work in conjunction with Wright on the Guggenheim Museum, and difficulties in the construction of the museum. He recalls James Johnson Sweeney.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Arthur Cort Holden, 1971 Jan. 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Arthur Cort Holden (1890-1993) was an architect from New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
This interview is 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:
Architects
Interviews
Museum architecture
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13003
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212416
AAA_collcode_holden71
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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