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Oral history interview with Jan Thompson

Interviewee:
Thompson, Jan Newstrom  Search this
Interviewer:
Prince, Sue Ann  Search this
Names:
Callahan, Harry M.  Search this
Callahan, Kenneth, 1905-1986  Search this
Graves, Morris, 1910-  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Extent:
67 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1983 September 6-November 16
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Jan Thompson conducted 1983 September 6-1983 November 16, by Sue Ann Kendall, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project at the artist's home in Seattle, Washington.
Thompson speaks of her association with Morris Graves, Mark Tobey, Kenneth Callahan and others; women in Northwest art; her lack of interest in figurative painting; and abstract expressionism and pop art. She recalls John Cage.
Biographical / Historical:
Jan Newstrom Thompson is an arts patron from Seattle, Washington.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 11 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Northwest Oral History Project, begun in 1982 to document the Northwest artistic community through interviews with painters, sculptors, craftsmen, educators, curators, and others, in Oregon, Washington and Montana.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Art patrons -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Art patronage  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women art patrons  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.thomps83
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9438ad656-5731-4ea0-aef8-9464045994ca
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-thomps83
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Joanna Eckstein, 1983 April 7

Interviewee:
Eckstein, Joanna, 1903-1983  Search this
Eckstein, Joanna, 1903-1983  Search this
Interviewer:
Ragen, Suzanne  Search this
Subject:
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Seattle Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art patronage -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Art, American -- Northwestern States  Search this
Art patrons -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Art Collectors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12765
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212428
AAA_collcode_eckste83
Theme:
Art Collectors
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212428
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Anne Gerber, 1983 Feb. 24-Apr. 21

Interviewee:
Gerber, Anne  Search this
Gerber, Anne  Search this
Interviewer:
Focke, Anne  Search this
Subject:
Henry Art Gallery  Search this
Seattle Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Art patronage -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Art, Modern -- Northwestern States  Search this
Art, American -- Northwestern States  Search this
Art patrons -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Art Collectors  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13276
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212433
AAA_collcode_gerber83
Theme:
Art Collectors
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212433
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Jan Thompson, 1983 September 6-November 16

Interviewee:
Thompson, Jan Newstrom  Search this
Thompson, Jan Newstrom  Search this
Interviewer:
Prince, Sue Ann  Search this
Subject:
Callahan, Harry M.  Search this
Callahan, Kenneth  Search this
Graves, Morris  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Abstract expressionism  Search this
Art patronage  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women art patrons  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12209
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212454
AAA_collcode_thomps83
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212454
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Anne Gerber

Interviewee:
Gerber, Anne  Search this
Interviewer:
Focke, Anne  Search this
Names:
Henry Art Gallery  Search this
Seattle Art Museum  Search this
Extent:
5 Sound cassettes (Sound recording)
73 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1983 Feb. 24-Apr. 21
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Anne Gerber conducted 1983 Feb. 24-Apr. 21, by Anne Focke, at the artist's home, in Seattle, Wash., for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project.
Gerber speaks of her family background; her education; her marriage; her and her husband's interest in fair housing and other social issues; her early interest in art and collecting; the Seattle Art Museum, the Henry Gallery, and other galleries; and other interests, including music and architecture.
Biographical / Historical:
Anne Gerber is a collector and patron from Seattle, Wash.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Northwest Oral History Project, begun in 1982 to document the Northwest artistic community through interviews with painters, sculptors, craftsmen, educators, curators, and others, in Oregon, Washington and Montana.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Art patronage -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Art, Modern -- Northwestern States  Search this
Art, American -- Northwestern States  Search this
Art patrons -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.gerber83
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98183c953-ad60-431e-9d06-4cb3c1ea80dc
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gerber83
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Joanna Eckstein

Interviewee:
Eckstein, Joanna, 1903-1983  Search this
Interviewer:
Ragen, Suzanne  Search this
Names:
Seattle Art Museum  Search this
Tobey, Mark  Search this
Extent:
56 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1983 April 7
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Joanna Eckstein conducted on 1983 April 7, by Suzanne Ragen, in Seattle, Washington, for the Archives of American Art's Northwest Oral History Project.
Eckstein speaks of her family background; education; the development of her art and poetry interests; the Seattle art scene prior to the opening of the Seattle Art Museum; the Museum's collecting policy and administration; art in public and private places; and her thoughts on aging well. She recalls the painter Mark Tobey. The interview is followed by Eckstein's speech on the history of the Seattle Art Museum delivered to the Docent Council at the Museum.
Biographical / Historical:
Joanna Eckstein (1903-1983) was an art patron from Seattle, Washington.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav file. Duration is 3 hr., 22 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' Northwest Oral History Project, begun in 1982 to document the Northwest artistic community through interviews with painters, sculptors, craftsmen, educators, curators, and others, in Oregon, Washington, and Montana.
Topic:
Art patronage -- Washington (State) -- Seattle  Search this
Art, American -- Northwestern States  Search this
Art patrons -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art museums -- Washington (State) -- Seattle
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.eckste83
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw937242987-564d-4016-9166-852eebee48df
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-eckste83
Online Media:

A gift to the city : a history of the Seattle Art Museum and the Fuller family / by Richard E. Fuller

Author:
Fuller, Richard E (Richard Eugene) 1897-1976  Search this
Subject:
Fuller family Art collections  Search this
Fuller, Richard E (Richard Eugene) 1897-1976 Art collections  Search this
Fuller family Art patronage  Search this
Fuller, Richard E (Richard Eugene) 1897-1976 Art patronage  Search this
Seattle Art Museum History  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Washington (State)
Seattle
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Art museums--History  Search this
Call number:
N745 .F85 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_620942

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, 1927-1986

Author:
Henry Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Henry, Horace C Art patronage  Search this
Henry Art Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
80 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 x 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Washington (State)
Seattle
Date:
1986
C1986
Topic:
Art  Search this
Call number:
N745.7.A55 1986X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_320753

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