Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 5 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Frederick A. Sweet conducted 1976 February 13-14, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Sargentville, Maine.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Frederick A. Sweet, 1976 February 13-14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Frederick A. Sweet (1903-1984) was a museum curator from Sargentville, Maine.
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