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Oral history interview with Olga Hirshhorn, 2006 May 16-19

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Hirshhorn, Olga, 1920-  Search this
Halpern, Nora, 1960-  Search this
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
District of Columbia
Physical Description:
4 Sound discs, Sound recording, master (3 hrs. 25 min.), digital, 2 5/8 in.; 76 Pages, Transcript
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This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.
An interview of Olga Hirshhorn conducted 2006 May 16-19, by Nora Halpern, for the Archives of American Art, at Hirshhorn's home, the "Mouse House," in Washington, D.C.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Olga Hirshhorn, 2006 May 16-19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Funding for this interview provided by ArtTable, Inc. 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:
Interviewee Olga Hirshhorn (1920-2015 ) is an art patron and collector from Washington, D.C., Naples, Fla., and Martha's Vineyard, Mass.
Language Note:
English .
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
Art Collectors  Search this
Record number:
Art Collectors
Data Source:
Archives of American Art