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Oral history interview with August Heckscher, 1970 May 25-Dec. 29

Interviewee:
Heckscher, August, 1913-1997  Search this
Heckscher, August, 1913-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12562
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212718
AAA_collcode_hecksc70
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212718
Online Media:

Oral history interview with August Heckscher

Interviewee:
Heckscher, August, 1913-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (Sound recording: 2 sound files (2 hours), digital, wav file)
60 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1970 May 25-Dec. 29
Scope and Contents:
An interview of August Heckscher conducted 1970 May 25-Dec. 29, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
August Heckscher (1913-1997) was an art administrator and writer from New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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, American  Search this
Arts administrators -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.hecksc70
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hecksc70

Alive in the city: memoir of an ex-commissioner

Author:
Heckscher, August 1913-1997  Search this
Subject:
Heckscher, August 1913-1997  Search this
Heckscher, August 1913-  Search this
Heckscher, August  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 294 pages illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Books
Autobiographies
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (État)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1974
[1974]
1951-
Topic:
Parks  Search this
Parcs  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Administration  Search this
Call number:
SB470.H4 H43X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_36436

Woodrow Wilson / August Heckscher

Author:
Heckscher, August 1913-1997  Search this
Subject:
Wilson, Woodrow 1856-1924  Search this
Physical description:
743 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Presidents  Search this
Call number:
CT275.W75 H44 1991
CT275.W75H44 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_419075

The arts and the National Government; report to the President, submitted by August Heckscher, Special Consultant on the Arts, May 28, 1963

Author:
United States Special Consultant on the Arts  Search this
Heckscher, August 1913-1997  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 36 p. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1963
Topic:
Art and state  Search this
Cultural policy  Search this
Call number:
NX735 .U58
NX735.U58
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_296718

When LaGuardia was mayor : New York's legendary years / August Heckscher ; with Phyllis Robinson

Author:
Heckscher, August 1913-1997  Search this
Robinson, Phyllis C  Search this
Subject:
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry) 1882-1947  Search this
Physical description:
448 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1978
C1978
1898-1951
Topic:
Mayors  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
CT275.L175H4
F128.5.H44 1978X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_109633

The city and the arts

Author:
Heckscher, August 1913-1997  Search this
Physical description:
16 p. illus. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1964
Topic:
Cultural policy  Search this
Call number:
NX730 .H44
NX730.H44
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_19789

Foundations and the arts; a report of a series of meetings held at the Twentieth Century Fund, October 1965-February 1966. Introd. by August Heckscher

Author:
Heckscher, August 1913-1997  Search this
Twentieth Century Fund  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1966
[1966]
Topic:
Art patronage  Search this
Endowments  Search this
Call number:
NX711.U5 F77
NX711.U5F77
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_48109

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