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Alberts, Arthur S., 1910-1986  Search this
Alberts, Arthur S., 1910-1986  Search this
Arp, Jean  Search this
Jean, Ada  Search this
Masson, André  Search this
Ray, Man  Search this
Sánchez Cantón, F. J. (Francisco Javier)  Search this
Severini, Gino  Search this
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5 Items, Original: 5 sound reels
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Selected interviews conducted by Arthur S. Alberts for his research project "French Civilization as Reflected in the Arts," and related lectures. Interviewees include Jean Arp (May 8, 1956); Ada Jean (1956); Andre Masson (Feb. 28, 1956); Xavier Sanchez-Canton (Mar. 15, 1956); and Gino Severini (Mar. 1956) and Man Ray (Feb. 22, 1956).
Oral history interviews relating to the arts, 1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Cassettes copied from original reel-to-reel recordings.
Location of Originals:
Copy tapes also given to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and to the Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris.
Use Note:
Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires written permission from John B. Harker. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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Biography Note:
Writer; Falmouth, Massachusetts.
Language Note:
Arp interview introduction is in French and commentary is in German. Masson interview is in French. Sanchez-Canton interview is in Spanish.
Donated 1996 by John B. Harker, a friend of Alberts' wife, Elizabeth. At Elizabeth's death in 1991 the new owners of the Alberts' housefound a box with the tapes in it and planned to dispose of them. Mr. Harkerfelt the tapes were significant and eventually contacted the Archives. Harker made the copy cassettes from the original reel-to-reel tapes.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Arts -- France  Search this
Authors -- Massachusetts -- Falmouth  Search this
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art