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Oral history interview with Marc Moldawer, Kathryn Swenson, and Robert Wilson

Interviewee:
Moldawer, Marc, 1922-2007  Search this
Swenson, Kathryn  Search this
Wilson, Robert  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Names:
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977  Search this
MacAgy, Jermayne, 1914-1964  Search this
Menil, Dominique de  Search this
Extent:
62 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1984 Aug. 15
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Marc Moldawer, Kathryn Swenson, and Robert Wilson conducted 1984 Aug. 15, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art.
Moldawer, Swenson, and Wilson speak of the art scene in Houston in the 1950s and how each came to be involved in it; the development of the New Arts Gallery; artists whose work was shown in the early days of the gallery; problems in collecting; the closing of the New Arts Gallery; the relationship between art and architecture; Houston as an arts community; ethnic exhibits; definitions of art. They recall Jermayne MacAgy, Forrest Bess, and Dominique de Menil.
Biographical / Historical:
Marc Moldawer (1922-2007), Kathry Swennson, and Robert Wilson are art dealers from Houston, Tex.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 38 min.
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 others.
Restrictions:
Use requires an appointment.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Topic:
Art, American -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.moldaw84
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f4f89446-bd75-43a9-8661-0560386162f7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-moldaw84
Online Media:

Lowell Daunt Collins papers

Creator:
Collins, Lowell Daunt, 1924-  Search this
Extent:
1.2 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1943-1966
Scope and Contents:
A resume; personal photographs and photographs of art work; correspondence; priced exhibition catalogs; clippings; catalogs and announcements; and printed miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and art dealer; Houston, Tex.
Provenance:
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Donated 1979 by Lowell Daunt Collins.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Painters -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.colllowe
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f54fd2d2-15c8-447b-89e0-2842a226bca3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-colllowe

Margaret Webb Dreyer papers

Creator:
Dreyer, Margaret Webb, 1911-1976  Search this
Names:
Dreyer Galleries (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
[ca. 1948-1979]
Scope and Contents:
Biographical information; correspondence; printed materials including clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, articles in the HOUSTON REVIEW by Martin Dreyer, "The Way We Were: Houston's Culture in the 1940's" and "Portrait of a Houston Artist: An Interview with Margaret Webb Dreyer"; Dreyer Galleries file, 1962-1975; and personal photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and art dealer; Houston, Tex.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1983 by Thorne Dreyer, son of Margaret Dreyer.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Muralists -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Art dealers -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.dreymarg
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9930a72bb-d9af-4382-b9a8-75a8824561ca
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dreymarg

Oral history interview with Meredith Long

Interviewee:
Long, Meredith, 1928-  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Extent:
58 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1979 Nov. 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Meredith Long conducted 1979 Nov. 1, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Meredith Long (1928- ) is an art dealer from Houston, Tex.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 6 min.
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 others.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art dealers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.long79
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a312fd94-0647-42cb-b5ae-7026dd6aa2d7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-long79
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Meredith Long, 1979 Nov. 1

Interviewee:
Long, Meredith, 1928-  Search this
Long, Meredith, 1928-  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art dealers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12684
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213301
AAA_collcode_long79
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213301

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