Oral history interview with Edith Feldenheimer, 1982 Nov. 23-Dec. 7
Feldenheimer, Edith, 1900-1984
Kolisch, Marian W.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes (ca. 2 hr.)
Transcript: 33 p.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Edith Feldenheimer conducted 1982 Nov. 23 and Dec. 7, by Marion W. Kolisch, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project, in the artist's home, in Portland, Or.
Feldenheimer speaks of her family background; her education in Europe; her early interest in the visual arts and the theater; Reed College and its art program and role in the community; her art collection; archaeological trips to France and Czechoslovakia; understanding contemporary art; and the stature of Oregon and Northwest art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Edith Feldenheimer, 1982 Nov. 23-Dec. 7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript available on line.
Location of Originals:
Transcript also available at the University of Washington, Manuscripts Collection, and at the Oregon Historical Society.
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.
Edith Feldenheimre (1900-1984) is an art patron and collector from Portland, Or.
This interview is part of the Archives' Northwest Oral History Project, begun in 1982 to document the Northwest artistic community through interviews with painters, sculptors, craftsmen, educators, curators, and others, in Oregon, Washington and Montana.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001