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Oral history interview with Louis Clark Jones, 1984 Aug. 17

view Oral history interview with Louis Clark Jones, 1984 Aug. 17 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Jones, Louis Clark, 1908-1990
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 3 sound files : digital, wav file
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of Louis Clark Jones conducted 1984 Aug. 17, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Jones discusses the development of the graduate program and administration of the New York State Historical Association and the Farmers Museum at Cooperstown, a survey carried out with his wife on folk art in the United States and Canada, and approaches to the study of folk culture, including conflict among scholars.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Louis Clark Jones, 1984 Aug. 17. 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:
Louis Clark Jones (1908-1990) was a museum director from Cooperstown, N.Y.
Provenance:
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art, American
Folk art
Interviews
Museum directors
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12449
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212754
AAA_collcode_jones84
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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