Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 8 min.
An interview of Hans Christensen conducted 1981 December 11-1982 December 3, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art and a tape recording of a slide presentation given by Christensen.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview and slide presentation with Hans Christensen, 1981 December 11-1982 December 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
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.
Hans Christensen (1924-1983) was a silversmith from Rochester, New York. Full name Hans-Jorgen Thorvald Christensen.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001