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Oral history interview with Jane Blaffer Owen, 1980 Mar. 12

view Oral history interview with Jane Blaffer Owen, 1980 Mar. 12 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Owen, Jane Blaffer, 1915-2010
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis
Subject:
Blaffer, Sarah Campbell
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 27 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 56 min.
Access Note / Rights:
For information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.
Summary:
An interview of Jane Blaffer Owen conducted 1980 Mar. 12, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art Texas Project.
Blaffer speaks of the history of the Blaffer family and its involvement in the art world; speaks about her mother, Sarah Campbell Blaffer and her development as an art patron; and about the family's art collection.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jane Blaffer Owen, 1980 Mar. 12. 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:
Jane Blaffer Owen (1915-2010) was an art patron from Houston, Tex. Daughter of Sarah Campbell Blaffer.
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
Art patronage
Art patrons
Art, American
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12860
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213213
AAA_collcode_owen80
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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