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Oral history interview with Allen Stuart Weller, 1992 May 1

view Oral history interview with Allen Stuart Weller, 1992 May 1 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Weller, Allen Stuart, 1907-1997
Interviewer:
Polcari, Stephen
Subject:
College Art Association of America
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1 sound cassette.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 28 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of Allen Stuart Weller conducted 1992 May 1, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art. Weller discusses his early training and his teaching career; traveling to Europe in the 1920s; the first American art courses offered at Princeton; working with the army to preserve monuments during WWII; teaching modern art during the 1950s; and the beginnings of the College Art Association.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Allen Stuart Weller, 1992 May 1. 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:
Allen Stuart Weller (1907-1997) is an art historian, educator, and director of the Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois.
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 administrators.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art historians
Art, Modern
Interviews
Museum curators
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12690
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214835
AAA_collcode_weller92
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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