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Oral history interview with Eleanor Hershey, 1990 Apr. 10

view Oral history interview with Eleanor Hershey, 1990 Apr. 10 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Hershey, Eleanor W., 1908-1993
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Subject:
Hershey, Samuel Franklin
Rhode Island School of Design
Rockport Art Association
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording 2 sound cassettes.
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of Eleanor Hershey conducted 1990 Apr. 10, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Hershey speaks of growing up in Rockport, Mass.; her recollections of the many artists she knew there, from the 1920s onward; the quality of art done by Rockport artists; the role of the Rockport Art Association; and her husband's career and colleagues at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Eleanor Hershey, 1990 Apr. 10. 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:
Eleanor Hershey (1908-1993) was the wife of Samuel F. Hershey, noted arts administrator from Providence, R.I. and Berkeley, Calif.
Provenance:
This interview is 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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Arts administrators
Educators
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11624
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212695
AAA_collcode_hershe90
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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