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Oral history interview with Robert Powell Coggins, 1985 September 26

Interviewee:
Coggins, Robert P. (Robert Powell), 1924-1989  Search this
Coggins, Robert P. (Robert Powell), 1924-1989  Search this
Interviewer:
Kirwin, Liza, 1957-  Search this
Subject:
Chambers, Willie M.  Search this
Daingerfield, Elliott  Search this
Jones, Nell Choate  Search this
Richards, T. Addison (Thomas Addison)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Georgia -- Marietta -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Southern States  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13064
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212591
AAA_collcode_coggin85
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212591
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Robert Powell Coggins

Interviewee:
Coggins, Robert P., 1924-1989  Search this
Interviewer:
Kirwin, Liza  Search this
Names:
Chambers, Willie M.  Search this
Daingerfield, Elliott, 1859-1932  Search this
Jones, Nell Choate, 1879-1981  Search this
Richards, T. Addison (Thomas Addison), 1820-1900  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound files, digital, wav file)
16 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1985 September 26
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Robert Powell Coggins conducted 1985 September 26, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.
Coggins speaks of his family and educational background; growing up in Marietta, Georgia; his first purchase of English portraits and Dutch still lifes; his decision to concentrate on collecting Southern American art; his interest in various southern painters including Willie M. Chambers, Nell Choate Jones, Elliott Daingerfield, and Thomas Addison Richards; efforts to refine and expand the collection by acquiring art that captures the "tranquil, slow, relaxed politeness of the true South"; and his continuing struggle to be accepted by art historians and museum officials.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert Powell Coggins was a physician and art collector from Marietta, Georgia.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 4 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.
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Georgia -- Marietta -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Southern States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.coggin85
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9fe082ff0-2fd6-4a7e-8e09-c9c81a490529
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-coggin85
Online Media:

Uncle Hamp and His Cart, Montezuma, Georgia, (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willie M. d. 1919  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street Augusta Georgia 30901 Accession Number: 1989.01.028
Date:
Ca. 1890
Topic:
Portrait male--Hamp  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Animal--Cattle  Search this
Architecture--Vehicle--Cart  Search this
Landscape--Georgia--Montezuma  Search this
Control number:
IAP 83830011
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_211636

Apples in a Straw Hat, (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willie M. d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street Augusta Georgia 30901 Accession Number: 1989.01.029
Date:
Ca. 1890
Topic:
Still Life--Fruit--Apple  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Hat  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9B430007
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_246525

Basket of Peaches in a Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willie M. d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street Augusta Georgia 30901 Accession Number: 1989.01.031
Date:
Ca. 1890
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Still Life--Fruit--Peach  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9B430008
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_246526

Basket of Cherries in a Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willie M. d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street Augusta Georgia 30901 Accession Number: 1989.01.030
Date:
Ca. 1890
Topic:
Landscape  Search this
Still Life--Fruit--Cherry  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9B430009
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_246527

Three Peaches in a Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willie M. d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street Augusta Georgia 30901 Accession Number: 1989.01.032
Topic:
Still Life--Fruit--Peach  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 67990253
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_374780

Basket of Cherries in a Landscape, (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willie M. d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street Augusta Georgia 30901 Accession Number: 1993.C0294
Topic:
Still Life--Fruit--Cherry  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 67990352
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_375013

Deer Hunt, (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willie M. d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street Augusta Georgia 30901 Accession Number: 1993.C0402
Topic:
Recreation--Sport & Play--Hunting  Search this
Control number:
IAP 67990353
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_375015

Hunt Scene - Mountain Buck Fighting the Dogs, (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willie M. d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street Augusta Georgia 30901 Accession Number: 1993.C0506
Topic:
Recreation--Sport & Play--Hunting  Search this
Animal--Deer  Search this
Animal--Dog  Search this
Control number:
IAP 67990354
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_375016

Still Life - Wisteria, (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willie M. d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Morris Museum of Art 1 Tenth Street Augusta Georgia 30901 Accession Number: 1993.C0471
Topic:
Still Life--Flower--Wisteria  Search this
Control number:
IAP 67990355
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_375017

Sporting Scene-the Dog Hunt, (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willie M. d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1900
Topic:
Recreation--Sport & Play--Hunting  Search this
Animal--Dog  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9B430005
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_246523

Sporting Scene-the Kill, (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willie M. d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
Ca. 1900
Topic:
Animal  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Hunting  Search this
Control number:
IAP 9B430006
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_246524

Uncle Hamp and his Cart, Montezuma, Ga., (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willie M. d. 1919  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Old Print Shop 150 Lexington Ave New York New York 10016
Date:
Ca. 1885
Topic:
Genre--Figure  Search this
Travel  Search this
Control number:
IAP 62311182
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_108669

Cherries Spilling from Basket, (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willy M.  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Date:
1893
Topic:
Still Life--Fruit--Cherry  Search this
Control number:
IAP 72890092
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_162908

Grapes Spilling from Basket, (painting)

Painter:
Chambers, Willy M.  Search this
Medium:
Oil
Type:
Paintings
Topic:
Still Life--Fruit--Grape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 72890093
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_162909

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