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Oral history interview with Jim Sanborn, 2009 July 14-16

Interviewee:
Sanborn, Jim, 1945-
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis, 1949-
Subject:
U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts Oral History Project
Place of publication, production, or execution:
District of Columbia
Physical Description:
1 data compact disc (6 hr., 32 min.) digital; WMA files 4 tracks
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 30 min.
Summary:
An interview of Jim Sanborn conducted 2009 July 14-16, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at Sanborn's home, in Washington, D.C.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jim Sanborn, 2009 July 14-16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for this interview was provided by the U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts. 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.
Use Note:
Authorization to reproduce or publish requires written permission from Jim Sanborn, 1679 35th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20007
Biography Note:
Jim Sanborn (1945- ) is a sculptor in Washington, D.C. Sanborn is known for his use of stone and cryptography. Full name is Herbert James Sanborn, Jr.
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 administrators.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Interviews
Sculptors
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15700
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)283557
AAA_collcode_sanbor09
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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