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Oral history interview with Berthe von Moschzisker, 1990 November 26

Interviewee:
Von Moschzisker, Berthe, 1915-2002  Search this
Interviewer:
Hunter, Anne S.  Search this
Subject:
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Baskin, Leonard  Search this
Print Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Prints -- Societies, etc. -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Prints -- Technique  Search this
Prints -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13077
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214563
AAA_collcode_vonmos90
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214563

Oral history interview with Audrey Sabol, 1987 June 10

Interviewee:
Sabol, Audrey, 1922-  Search this
Interviewer:
Pacini, Marina  Search this
Subject:
Atkinson, Ti-Grace  Search this
Indiana, Robert  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy  Search this
Serra, Richard  Search this
Beautiful Bag Co. (Philadelphia,Pa.)  Search this
University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
YM/YWHA. Arts Council  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Pop art  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12868
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212162
AAA_collcode_sabol87
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212162

Oral history interview with Henri Marceau, circa 1963

Interviewee:
Marceau, Henri, 1896-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Curran, Mary  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12705
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213653
AAA_collcode_marcea60
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213653

Oral history interview with Henri Marceau

Interviewee:
Marceau, Henri, 1896-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Curran, Mary  Search this
Extent:
18 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
circa 1963
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Henri Marceau conducted circa 1963, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.
Marceau discusses his education in architecture; teaching at the University of Pennsylvania, becoming curator of the Johnson collection and its movement to the Philadelphia Museum of Art; his museum career; Federal art projects; the WPA under Mary Curran and the problems she had with the Artists' Union; Albert Barnes' role in the controversy; and the reaction of the public and press.
Biographical / Historical:
Henri Marceau (1896-1969) was an art administrator and art historian in Philadelphia, Pa.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 56 min.
Sound quality is poor. Date of interview based on other interviews conducted by Doud for the New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.marcea60
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96e10291f-edd4-4061-973b-f76c613848e3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-marcea60

Oral history interview with Henry Plumer McIlhenny, 1974 Oct. 28

Interviewee:
McIlhenny, Henry P. (Henry Plumer)  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Watkins, Franklin Chenault  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph)  Search this
Rosenberg, Paul  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12420
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212880
AAA_collcode_mcilhe74
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212880

Oral history interview with George D. Culler

Interviewee:
Culler, George D., 1915-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound tape reels, 5 in.)
58 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1974 October 29
Scope and Contents:
An interview with George D. Culler conducted 1974 October 29, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
George D. Culler (1915-1994) was an art administrator and educator from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 34 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.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.culler74
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9dd810b5e-4a71-4e6f-913d-e3267d0781c6
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-culler74
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Ti-Grace Atkinson

Interviewee:
Atkinson, Ti-Grace  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Still, Clyfford, 1904-1980  Search this
Extent:
57 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1972 May 7
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Ti-Grace Atkinson conducted 1972 May 7, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Atkinson speaks about attending the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and the University of Pennsylvania; founding the Institute of Contemporary Arts at the University of Pennsylvania; organizing a Clyfford Still exhibition and others; the Philadelphia Art scene; writing for "Art News"; and her involvement in the feminist movement.
Biographical / Historical:
Ti-Grace Atkinson (1938-) is a museum curator. She is one of the founders of the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 9 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:
ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission. Contact Archives Reference Services for information.
Use of this interview, with permission, requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives of American Art reading rooms.
Occupation:
Museum curators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Arts administrators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Feminism and art  Search this
Women museum curators  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.atkins72
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a5035914-bd80-44d6-9060-14abee6ab6b8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-atkins72

Oral history interview with Henry Plumer McIlhenny

Interviewee:
McIlhenny, Henry P.  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Creator:
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Names:
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Rosenberg, Paul, 1881-1959  Search this
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault, 1894-1972  Search this
Extent:
56 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1974 Oct. 28
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Henry Plumer McIlhenny conducted 1974 Oct. 28, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
McIlhenny speaks about his parent's interest in collecting; his own collecting; studying with Paul Sachs at Harvard; his interest in 19th century art, travels to Europe, purchasing works by Seurat, Degas, Ingres, and Chardin; dealers he worked with including Paul Rosenberg and Valentine Dudensing; his tenure as decorative arts curator at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, staff, and exhibitions; the completion of the museum building by the WPA; and commissioning paintings from Franklin Watkins.
Biographical / Historical:
Henry McIlhenny (1910-1986) was an art collector, curator, and arts administrator from Philadelphia, Pa.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 4 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.mcilhe74
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95059e7ad-2665-4c28-838f-86c40c55fa10
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mcilhe74
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Joseph T. Fraser

Interviewee:
Fraser, Joseph T., Jr., 1898-1989  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
86 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound tape reels
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1970 Aug. 24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Joseph T. Fraser conducted 1970 Aug. 24, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Fraser discusses his life and his career as director of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Biographical / Historical:
Joseph T. Fraser (1898-1989) was a former director of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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 available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Museum directors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.fraser70
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw914770d8c-508b-4735-8f8c-5411f7562426
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fraser70
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Martha Wilson, 2017 May 17-18

Interviewee:
Wilson, Martha, 1947-  Search this
Interviewer:
Zapol, Liza, 1978-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Performance artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17463
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)387845
AAA_collcode_wilson17
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_387845
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Joseph T. Fraser, 1979 Dec. 1-1980 Jan. 30

Interviewee:
Fraser, Joseph T., 1898-1989  Search this
Interviewer:
Likos, Patricia  Search this
Subject:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Museum directors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12396
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212692
AAA_collcode_fraser79
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212692
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Joseph T. Fraser, 1970 Aug. 24

Interviewee:
Fraser, Joseph T., 1898-1989  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Museum directors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12281
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212693
AAA_collcode_fraser70
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212693

Oral history interview with Richard Hood, 1964 Dec. 15

Interviewee:
Hood, Richard, 1910-  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Pa.)  Search this
Index of American Design  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Designers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11862
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213572
AAA_collcode_hood64
Theme:
New Deal
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213572

Oral history interview with Ti-Grace Atkinson, 1972 May 7

Interviewee:
Atkinson, Ti-Grace, 1938-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Still, Clyfford  Search this
University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Feminism and art  Search this
Women museum curators  Search this
Women arts administrators  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12340
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212520
AAA_collcode_atkins72
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212520

Oral history interview with George D. Culler, 1974 October 29

Interviewee:
Culler, George D., 1915-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13017
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212608
AAA_collcode_culler74
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212608

Audrey Sabol papers, 1962-1967

Creator:
Sabol, Audrey, 1922-  Search this
Subject:
Di Suvero, Mark  Search this
YM/YWHA. Arts Council  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Pop art  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Exhibitions  Search this
Wearable art -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5593
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211758
AAA_collcode_saboaudr
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211758

Richard Hood papers, 1930-1983

Creator:
Hood, Richard, 1910-  Search this
Subject:
American Color Print Society  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Federal Art Project (Pa.)  Search this
Topic:
Prints -- 20th century -- United States -- Societies, etc  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10450
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213855
AAA_collcode_hoodrich
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213855

Oral history interviews with Sam Green, 2007-2009

Creator:
Green, Samuel Adams  Search this
Tippett, Jane Marguerite  Search this
Subject:
Tremaine, Emily Hall  Search this
Tremaine, Burton  Search this
Newman, Barnett  Search this
Warhol, Andy  Search this
Beaton, Cecil Walter Hardy, Sir  Search this
Baekeland, Barbara Daly  Search this
Minnelli, Liza  Search this
Garbo, Greta  Search this
Berlin, Brigid  Search this
Darling, Candy  Search this
Allen, Peter  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
Richard Green Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
University of Pennsylvania. Institute of Contemporary Art  Search this
Place:
Easter Island -- statues
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15965
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)302881
AAA_collcode_greesam
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_302881

Livingston L. Biddle, Jr. papers, circa 1940-2002

Creator:
Biddle, Livingston, 1918-2002  Search this
Subject:
Drexel, Katharine Mary, Saint  Search this
Davis, R. A.  Search this
Carter, Jimmy  Search this
Biddle, Catharina Baart  Search this
Asawa, Ruth  Search this
Alexander, Jane  Search this
Maxwell, Barb  Search this
Mondale, Walter F.  Search this
Schieffer, Bob  Search this
O'Connor, Sandra Day  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Scholder, Fritz  Search this
Rostropovich, Mstislav  Search this
Jessup, Peter  Search this
Johnson, Lady Bird  Search this
Watson, Howard N.  Search this
King, Susan  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
Temple, Louann  Search this
Edwards, Bob  Search this
Glenn, John  Search this
Hammer, Armand  Search this
Kennedy, Edward Moore  Search this
Hanks, Nancy  Search this
Pell, Claiborne  Search this
Oliphant, Pat  Search this
Rosenquist, James  Search this
Bryn Mawr College  Search this
Fordham University  Search this
National Endowment for the Arts  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Diaries
Interviews
Manuscripts
Photographs
Sound recordings
Transcripts
Topic:
Art -- Political aspects  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16123
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)362808
AAA_collcode_biddlivi
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_362808
Online Media:

Richard Hood papers

Creator:
Hood, Richard, 1910-  Search this
Names:
American Color Print Society  Search this
Federal Art Project (Pa.)  Search this
Philadelphia College of Art -- Faculty  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Extent:
4.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1983
Scope and Contents:
Material primarily relating to Hood's work on the Federal Art Project, the Philadelphia College of Art, and the American Color Print Society. Hood's earlier work as a printmaker is not well represented. Included are correspondence, notes, writings, sketches, scrapbooks, printed material and photographs.
Materials on the WPA, 1936-1942, include correspondence regarding exhibitions, appointments of district directors and artists to the project rolls, and the project's day to day operations; minutes of meetings; material on Art Week including correspondence, minutes, reports, and printed matter; artist supply requisitions; field reports on the Pennsylvania Game Commission, the L.A. Visual Aids to Education project, and the Terrace Village Art Center, as well as official reports from various departments, illustrated with photographs of the museum extension project; WPA publicity transcripts of radio interviews; photographs of sculpture, murals, painting, and museum extension exhibitions, views of the Graphic Workshop, and 2 scrapbooks of clippings.
Materials on the Philadelphia College of Art, 1951-1982, include teaching files with course outlines for advertising design, color and design, experimental design, and lettering; handouts; teaching notes; student assignments; slide lists; and faculty and student lists. Project files include memorandums, receipts, certificates, and material relating to the alumni association. Printed matter include school calendars, brochures and catalogues; and materials relating to exhibitions organized at the college.
The American Color Print Society materials, 1954-1983, include correspondence regarding exhibitions, membership, and board meetings; membership files and lists; newspaper clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, press releases, and a scrapbook of clippings.
The collection also contains biographical material; correspondence, 1930-1989, regarding exhibitions, awards and commissions; writings by Hood, including the essay "The Constant and the Variable"; sketches by Hood; printed material; miscellaneous project and subject files on the Army Navy Library, Rittenhouse Square Clothesline Exhibitions, and camouflage; photographs of Hood, artwork, and the Army Navy Medical Library displays; and miscellany.
Arrangement:
I. Biographical materials, 1942-1975. II. Correspondence, 1930-1989. III. Writings and notes, undated. IV. Works of Art, undated. V. WPA files, 1940-1943. VI. American Color Print Society files, 1952-1983. VII. Philadelphia College of Art, 1951-1982. VIII. Misc. Project and subject files, 1941-1974. IX. Artists' biographies, undated. X. Print labels, 1969-1976. XI. Exhibition papers, undated. XII. Printed material, 1930-1982. XIII. Photographs, ca. 1936-1942 and 1958. XIV. Scrapbooks.
Material concerning the WPA, the Philadelphia College of Art, and the American Color Print Society may also be found in the chronological correspondence, printed material, and photographs.
Biographical / Historical:
Arts administrator, art instructor, printmaker; Philadelphia, Pa. Full name Thomas Richard Hood. District Supervisor, 1936-1938, Federal Field Supervisor, 1938-1939, and State Director, 1939-1942, for the Pennsylvania Works Project Administration; instructor and gallery director, Philadelphia College of Art, 1951-1982; and President of the American Color Print Society, 1956-1983.
Provenance:
Donated 1990 by Marianne Vadorsky for the Hood estate. Hood's estate and gave papers on Hood's behalf.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Printmakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Prints -- 20th century -- United States -- societies, etc  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.hoodrich
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw977a75f55-6f24-47f0-9fa3-55eb2fdfd03d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hoodrich

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