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Oral history interview with Barbara Cusack, 1979 January 12

Interviewee:
Cusack, Barbara  Search this
Cusack, Barbara  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Subject:
Cusack Gallery (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Gallery directors -- Interviews  Search this
Gallery owners -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13241
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212322
AAA_collcode_cusack79
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212322

Oral history interview with Charles Fleetwood, 1979 Mar. 28

Interviewee:
Fleetwood, Charles  Search this
Fleetwood, Charles  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Subject:
Hurd, Peter  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11827
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212325
AAA_collcode_fleetw79
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212325

Oral history interview with Robert C. Joy, 1979 May 4

Interviewee:
Joy, Robert, 1910-1993  Search this
Joy, Robert, 1910-1993  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13130
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212760
AAA_collcode_joy79
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212760
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Jane Blaffer Owen, 1980 Mar. 12

Interviewee:
Owen, Jane Blaffer, 1915-2010  Search this
Owen, Jane Blaffer, 1915-2010  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Subject:
Blaffer, Sarah Campbell  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art patronage -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Art patrons -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12860
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213213
AAA_collcode_owen80
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213213

Oral history interview with S.I. Morris, 1981 Mar. 20

Interviewee:
Morris, S. I. (Seth Irwin), 1914-2006  Search this
Morris, S. I. (Seth Irwin), 1914-2006  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Architecture, American -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Architects -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13213
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213216
AAA_collcode_morris81
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213216

Oral history interview with James Harithas, 1979 Mar. 16-May 17

Interviewee:
Harithas, James, 1932-  Search this
Harithas, James, 1932-  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Museum directors -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11833
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213219
AAA_collcode_harith79
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213219

Oral history interview with Alvin S. Romansky, 1979 September 17

Interviewee:
Romansky, Alvin S., 1907-1994  Search this
Romansky, Alvin S., 1907-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Subject:
Blaffer family  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Cullinan, Nina J.  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Menil, Dominique de  Search this
Menil, John de  Search this
Schiwetz, Edward Muegge  Search this
Contemporary Arts Association (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Ceramicists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Collectors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11762
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213234
AAA_collcode_romans79
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213234

Oral history interview with Amy Freeman Lee, 1980 Sept. 15

Interviewee:
Lee, Amy Freeman, 1914-2004  Search this
Lee, Amy Freeman, 1914-2004  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Painters -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13238
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213249
AAA_collcode_lee80
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213249

Oral history interview with Frank Dolejska, 1979 August 14

Interviewee:
Dolejska, Frank, 1921-  Search this
Dolejska, Frank, 1921-  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Subject:
Contemporary Arts Association (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Artisans -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12897
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213252
AAA_collcode_dolejs79
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213252

Oral history interview with Marc Moldawer, Kathryn Swenson, and Robert Wilson, 1984 Aug. 15

Interviewee:
Moldawer, Marc, 1922-2007  Search this
Moldawer, Marc, 1922-2007  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Subject:
Bess, Forrest  Search this
Menil, Dominique de  Search this
MacAgy, Jermayne  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Art dealers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12680
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213254
AAA_collcode_moldaw84
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213254

Oral history interview with Meredith Long, 1979 Nov. 1

Interviewee:
Long, Meredith, 1928-  Search this
Long, Meredith, 1928-  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art dealers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12684
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213301
AAA_collcode_long79
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213301

Oral history interview with Marian Hettner Grunbaum, 1980 May 14

Interviewee:
Grunbaum, Marian Hettner, ca. 1896-  Search this
Grunbaum, Marian Hettner, ca. 1896-  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Painters -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13291
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213326
AAA_collcode_grunba80
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213326

Oral history interview with Nina Cullinan and Mary Boice, 1980 January 15

Interviewee:
Cullinan, Nina J., 1896 or 9-1983  Search this
Cullinan, Nina J., 1896 or 9-1983  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art patrons -- Texas -- Galveston -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12676
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214085
AAA_collcode_cullin80
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214085
Online Media:

Sandra Curtis Levy photographs and slides, 1935-1984

Creator:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Texas -- Photographs  Search this
Art, American -- Texas -- Photographs  Search this
Theme:
Audio - Visual  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10073
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212943
AAA_collcode_levysand
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212943

Oral history interview with Alvin S. Romansky

Interviewee:
Romansky, Alvin S., 1907-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Names:
Contemporary Arts Association (Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Blaffer family  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Cullinan, Nina J., 1896 or 9-1983  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988  Search this
Menil, Dominique de  Search this
Menil, John de  Search this
Schiwetz, Edward Muegge, 1898-  Search this
Extent:
234 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1979 September 17
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Alvin S. Romansky conducted 1979 September 17, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art.
Romansky speaks of his history as a painter, ceramist, and collector; the art scene in Houston as he knew it; his political and law activities; artists and collectors who were his friends and associates; the Contemporary Arts Association; his European experiences; his personal philosophies; and the future of museums. He recalls the Blaffer family, Alexander Calder, Nina Cullinan, and John and Dominique de Menil; William Hayter and Buck Schiwetz.
Biographical / Historical:
Alvin S. Romansky (1907-1994) was a painter, ceramist, and collector of Houston, Tex.
General:
Originally recorded on 6 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 43 min.
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.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
Patrons must use transcript.
Topic:
Art, American -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Ceramicists -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Collectors -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.romans79
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-romans79

Oral history interview with Jane Blaffer Owen

Interviewee:
Owen, Jane Blaffer, 1915-2010  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Names:
Blaffer, Sarah Campbell, 1884-1975  Search this
Extent:
27 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1980 Mar. 12
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Jane Blaffer Owen conducted 1980 Mar. 12, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art Texas Project.
Blaffer speaks of the history of the Blaffer family and its involvement in the art world; speaks about her mother, Sarah Campbell Blaffer and her development as an art patron; and about the family's art collection.
Biographical / Historical:
Jane Blaffer Owen (1915-2010) was an art patron from Houston, Tex. Daughter of Sarah Campbell Blaffer.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 56 min.
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:
For information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art patronage -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Art patrons -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.owen80
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-owen80

Oral history interview with Marc Moldawer, Kathryn Swenson, and Robert Wilson

Interviewee:
Moldawer, Marc, 1922-2007  Search this
Swenson, Kathryn  Search this
Wilson, Robert  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Names:
Bess, Forrest, 1911-1977  Search this
MacAgy, Jermayne, 1914-1964  Search this
Menil, Dominique de  Search this
Extent:
62 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1984 Aug. 15
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Marc Moldawer, Kathryn Swenson, and Robert Wilson conducted 1984 Aug. 15, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art.
Moldawer, Swenson, and Wilson speak of the art scene in Houston in the 1950s and how each came to be involved in it; the development of the New Arts Gallery; artists whose work was shown in the early days of the gallery; problems in collecting; the closing of the New Arts Gallery; the relationship between art and architecture; Houston as an arts community; ethnic exhibits; definitions of art. They recall Jermayne MacAgy, Forrest Bess, and Dominique de Menil.
Biographical / Historical:
Marc Moldawer (1922-2007), Kathry Swennson, and Robert Wilson are art dealers from Houston, Tex.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 38 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:
Use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Art, American -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Art dealers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- Texas -- Houston
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.moldaw84
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-moldaw84

Oral history interview with Meredith Long

Interviewee:
Long, Meredith, 1928-  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Extent:
58 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1979 Nov. 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Meredith Long conducted 1979 Nov. 1, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Meredith Long (1928- ) is an art dealer from Houston, Tex.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 6 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:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art dealers -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.long79
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-long79

Oral history interview with S.I. Morris

Interviewee:
Morris, S. I.  Search this
Interviewer:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Extent:
33 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 Mar. 20
Scope and Contents:
An interview of S.I. Morris conducted 1981 Mar. 20, by Sandra Curtis Levy, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
S.I. Morris (1914-2006) was an architect from Houston, Tex.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 8 min.
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:
Architecture, American -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Architects -- Texas -- Houston -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.morris81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-morris81

Sandra Curtis Levy photographs and slides

Creator:
Levy, Sandra Curtis  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1935-1984
Scope and Contents:
Photographs and slides of artists, their studios and works of art. Some photographs taken by Sandra Curtis Levy. Most of the artists are from Texas. Artists include Larry Bell, Forrest Bess, John Biggers, James Boynton, Bob Camblin, Melvin Chin, Clyde Connell, Nina Cullinan, Otto Dozier, Joe Dugan, David Ellis, David Folkman, Don Foster, Roy Fridge, Roberta Harris, Honey Harrison, Dorothy Hood, Lucas Johnson, Enrico Leal, William Lester, Bert L. Long Jr., Jim Love, Fletcher Mackey, David McManaway, Oscar L. McNary, Mary Myart Malott, Betty Moody, Madeline O'Connor, Charles Pebworth, Edward Richard Pramuk, Lynn Randolph, Don Redman, Fritz Scholder, E.M. "Buck" Schwitez,
Donald Shaw, Allan Otho Smith, Everett Franklin Spruce, Gael Z. Stack, Earl V. Staley, Bill Steffy, James Surls, Charles Umlauf, Robert Wade, Andy Warhol, James Buchanan Winn Jr., and Dee Wolff.[slides were not microfilmed]
Biographical / Historical:
Art administrator, collector for Archives of American Art, Texas Project; Houston, Tx. Full name is Sandra J. Curtis Levy.
Provenance:
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists' studios -- Texas -- Photographs  Search this
Art, American -- Texas -- Photographs  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.levysand
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-levysand

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