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Oral history interview with George Goodspeed, 1987 Apr. 24-June 3

Interviewee:
Goodspeed, George, 1903-  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Prints -- Marketing -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13170
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212056
AAA_collcode_goodsp87
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212056
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Charles Childs, 1972 April 18-May 12

Interviewee:
Childs, Charles  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Arms, John Taylor  Search this
Chamberlain, Samuel  Search this
Karolik, Maxim  Search this
Wales, George Canning  Search this
Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Art dealers -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12906
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212039
AAA_collcode_childs72
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212039

Oral history interview with George Goodspeed

Interviewee:
Goodspeed, George, 1903-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (sound files Sound recording, digital, wav file)
45 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1987 Apr. 24-June 3
Scope and Contents:
An interview with George Goodspeed conducted 1987 Apr. 24-1987 June 3, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Goodspeed speaks of his business from the 1920s through to the present as a rare book, manuscript and print dealer; the antiquarian and topical (as opposed to aesthetic) emphasis of Goodspeed's print department; important clients; trends in taste; the market for prints.
Biographical / Historical:
George Goodspeed (1903- 1997) is a book dealer from Boston, Mass.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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:
Book dealers -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Prints -- Marketing -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.goodsp87
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94eda6712-bb69-4dc2-ad28-5a7d78e34fb5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-goodsp87
Online Media:

Goodspeeds Book Shop (Boston, Mass.) [Folder]

Additional name:
Charles E. Goodspeed & Co.  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Boston (Mass.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_98978

Oral history interview with Charles Childs

Interviewee:
Childs, Charles  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953  Search this
Chamberlain, Samuel, 1895-1975  Search this
Karolik, Maxim  Search this
Wales, George Canning, 1868-1940  Search this
Extent:
70 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1972 April 18-May 12
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Charles Childs conducted 1972 April 18-May 12, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Childs speaks of his childhood and the development of his interest in art; his first involvement with printmaking; studying at Normal Art School; working at Goodspeed's Print Shop; the art scene in Boston in the 1920s and 1930s; his theories and approaches to art collecting; the development of the Boston Arts Festival; and his involvement with the Institute of Contemporary Art. He recalls John Taylor Arms, Samuel Chamberlain, Maxim Karolik, and George Wales.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Childs is an art dealer and collector from Boston, Massachusetts.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 35 min.
Parts 3 & 4 of Childs interview is under Walter Feldman on tape 2.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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 -- Collectors and collecting -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Art dealers -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art festivals
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.childs72
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93ced0052-a0fe-4e02-9407-3df51bb8ae37
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-childs72
Online Media:

Drawings illustrating the Lowell Lectures on comparative embryology

Author:
Agassiz, Louis 1807-1873  Search this
Author:
Agassiz, Elizabeth Cabot Cary 1822-1907  Search this
Agassiz, Louis 1807-1873 Twelve lectures on comparative embryology  Search this
Goodspeed, George T DSI  Search this
Burndy Library Manuscripts Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.) DSI  Search this
Donor:
Dibner, Bern DSI  Search this
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[10] leaves : all color illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Manuscripts (documents).)
Sources
Date:
1849
Topic:
Embryology  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
Call number:
MSS 1 B
MSS 000001 B
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_168166

Etchings, block-prints, water-colors by Samuel Chamberlain, Decaris, Clark Fay, Sears Gallagher, Arthur Hall, Norma Hall, Hans Kleiber, Yngve E. Soderberg, George C. Wales, C.I. Wylde

Author:
Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Subject:
Chamberlain, Samuel 1895-1975  Search this
Physical description:
52 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1930
[1930]
Topic:
Etching, American  Search this
Engraving, American  Search this
Watercolor painting, American  Search this
Call number:
N6512 .E83 1930
N6512.E83 1930
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_319640

A remarkable collection of Indian treaties : with an addenda of a few important Indian books

Title:
Indian treaties
Author:
Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Physical description:
16 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Treaties
Catalogs
Date:
1939
Topic:
Government relations  Search this
Call number:
E93 .R38 1939
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_697778

Printed in the Confederacy / Goodspeed's Book Shop, Inc

Author:
Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Confederate States of America
Date:
198u
[198-?]
Topic:
Imprints  Search this
Bibliography  Search this
Call number:
Z1242.5 .P75 1980
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_551190

Old & rare, first editions historical Americana and others Catalogue 531

Author:
Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1965
Topic:
Publishers and publishing  Search this
Call number:
32808
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_272819

A garland of the American scene

Author:
Taylor, Prentiss 1907-1991  Search this
Winter Wheat Press  Search this
Bookseller:
Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet ([8] panels) color illustrations. 17 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1929
1929]
20th century
Topic:
American poetry  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.T243 W7
N40.1.T243W7
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_120369

Yankee bookseller; being the reminiscences of Charles E. Goodspeed

Author:
Goodspeed, Charles E (Charles Eliot) 1867-1950  Search this
Subject:
Goodspeed, Charles E (Charles Eliot) 1867-1950  Search this
Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.) History  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 325 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Massachusetts
Boston
Date:
1974
[1974, c1937]
Topic:
Bookstores--History  Search this
Antiquarian booksellers  Search this
Book collecting  Search this
Call number:
CT275.G633 A1
CT275.G633A1
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_36707

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