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Willem Volkersz interviews

Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Names:
Finster, Howard, 1916-2001  Search this
Howard, Jesse, 1885-1983  Search this
St. EOM, 1908-1986  Search this
Extent:
2.6 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1975-1985
Summary:
The Willem Voklersz interviews measure 2.6 linear feet and date from 1975-1985. The collection consists of twenty-nine sound cassettes containing thirty-one interviews of folk artists conducted by Volkersz for a personal research project, a monologue, and readings by Volkersz of notes on individual artists. Subjects include folk artists such as Howard Finster, Jesse Howard, and St. EOM (Eddie Owens Martin). Also found are thirty-seven transcripts of the recordings.
Scope and Contents:
The Willem Voklersz interviews measure 2.6 linear feet and date from 1975-1985. The collection consists of twenty-nine sound cassettes containing thirty-one interviews of folk artists conducted by Volkersz for a personal research project, a monologue, and readings by Volkersz of notes on individual artists. Subjects include folk artists such as Howard Finster, Jesse Howard, and St. EOM (Eddie Owens Martin). Also found are thirty-seven transcripts of the recordings.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Willem Volkersz is a teacher, collector, and sculptor of Bozeman, Montana, who was born in Holland and came to the United States following World War II. He completed his education at the University of Washington in 1965, and completed a Masters of Fine Art at Mills College in 1967.

Volkersz began researching and collecting work by visionary and naive artists while a professor at the Kansas City Art Institute. His collection is now at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and the Missoula Art Museum, in Missoula, Montana.
Provenance:
Sound recordings of the Willem Volkersz interviews were donated to the Archives of American Art in 1986 by Willem Volkersz, who made them primarily for his own use as a researcher, collector and teacher of folk art. They were transcribed in 1989 for the Archives of American Art by Toni Reineke.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Folk artists -- United States  Search this
Educators -- Montana -- Bozeman  Search this
Collectors -- Montana -- Bozeman  Search this
Sculptors -- Montana -- Bozeman  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
Identifier:
AAA.volkwill
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92cd85520-ddfd-461a-a903-0ce2e9ec11bc
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ead_collection:sova-aaa-volkwill

Interviews

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
2.6 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1975-1985
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of twenty-nine sound cassettes containing thirty-one interviews of folk artists conducted by Volkersz for a personal research project, a monologue, and readings by Volkersz of notes on individual artists. Subjects include folk artists such as Howard Finster, Jesse Howard, and St. EOM (Eddie Owens Martin). Also found are thirty-seven transcripts of the recordings.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
Identifier:
AAA.volkwill, Series 1
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95014e93f-aa8b-46cd-b258-17cf0c316a56
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref1

Emil Gehrke

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1976 August 19
Scope and Contents:
Before the interview, Volkersz reads from articles about Gehrke posted at Gehrke's residence. Gehrke speaks about his windmills and their creation from junkyard objects. He also discusses his recent illness due to rust and paint remover poisoning and about his longtime involvement with ref leXOlogy. He also discusses topics such as training versus education, and the precarious state of the world's economy.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Willem Volkersz interviews
Willem Volkersz interviews / Series 1: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93818f9c3-e68f-499a-8b8c-7d0a53ffbaa6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref10

Robert Gilkerson

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1985 September 23
Scope and Contents:
This is a telephone interview conducted by Volkersz in preparation for an exhibition "Word and Image in American Folk Art" featuring artists who incorporate words into their works. They discuss work methods and idea sources.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9513a9a83-c489-49d5-a76d-e857bdc35eb1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref11

Dilmus Hall

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1984 June 3
Scope and Contents:
This interview was conducted in Hall's studio home in Athens, Georgia, where he and Volkersz discuss his drawings, the death of his wife, his having shot at a burglar, his World War I experiences, and a hospital stay.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e3b19738-1bdc-4aa7-b88e-fcc0a831f156
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref12

Irene Hall

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1981 June 8
Scope and Contents:
Content of first interview: Volkersz interviews the Hall during a tour of her garden and home in Eufala, Oklahoma. They discuss vandalism problems, how Hall began her artistic career, her psychic abilities, building houses, and traveling with her baseball player husband, local lore, her art works, a collection of skulls, and her lack of acceptance by her family and community.

Irene Hall interview is on Tape 1, Side 1. Tape 1, Side 2 and Tape 2 is the interview with Irene Hall's family.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw914eb688d-f813-4880-b5f6-6a8836c6d6e3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref13

Jesse Howard

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes
Container:
Box 2, Folder 3-4
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1975 March 14
Scope and Contents:
Content of first interview: Howard was interviewed by Volkersz, who was accompanied by a group of students from the Kansas City Art Institute. They held a question and answer session, after which Howard conducted them on an informal tour of the premises.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Willem Volkersz interviews
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96be9b57c-ac5a-4332-92c5-4ce8318eb39e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref14

Hans Jorgensen

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 2, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1975 March 7
Scope and Contents:
Volkersz and his students informally interview Jorgensen, first in his yard and home and then in a local restaurant.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9eccf87c9-2c38-496d-b688-ea98e90d1a2e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref15

C.P. Ligon

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 2, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1977 March 31
Scope and Contents:
Volkersz interviews Ligon while visiting his home in Toccoa, Georgia. There is some discussion of materials, Ligon's history, and genealogies of the Ligon family, but most of the interview consists of casual conversation accompanying examination of Ligon's works, which Volkersz photographs.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Willem Volkersz interviews / Series 1: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93104adf7-839a-456e-96e6-665f996e5982
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref16

Eddie Owens Martin (St. EOM)

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 2, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1977 March 20
Scope and Contents:
Volkersz and his wife Diane visit Martin's home in Buena Vista, Georgia, where he conducts them on a tour of his art work, discussing his work methods and a bit of his life history.

Side 2 contains the following interviews: Columbus McGriff, Benjamin Oscar War, and Will Watson.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref17

John Martin

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 2, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1984
Scope and Contents:
Volkersz, accompanied by Allan Winkler, visited Martin's home and workshop, where Martin demonstrated his bicycle's unique features and showed a toothpick violin and guitar.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Archival Repository:
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ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref18

Columbus McGriff

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 2, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1977 March 21
Scope and Contents:
Volkersz visits McGriff at his home and workshop and they converse while examining some of McGriff's works.

Interview on Side 2 of the 1977 Eddie Owens Martin (St. EOM) tape.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9bbd8e2b6-5f7c-45b3-aead-612ab87c78d6
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ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref19

Minnie Black

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1984 May 29
Scope and Contents:
Black sings while playing various folk and traditional instruments, some of which she has made, and shows Volkersz numerous objects made from gourds.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9284305ee-7421-485f-8c75-36f322de4645
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ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref2

R. A. Miller

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 2, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1984 March 10
Scope and Contents:
Volkersz, accompanied by Allan Winkler, visited Miller's home in Gainesville, Georgia, where he makes windmills. They discuss Miller's materials, sources, methods, and then purchase one of the windmills.

Interview is on Side 2 of the Mose Tolliver tape.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94b60cd1c-f4ab-4001-90a7-c2cff29b4193
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ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref20

Dow Pugh

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 2, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1977 April 2
Scope and Contents:
Volkersz and his wife Diane visit Pugh at his home in Tennessee where they tour his concrete arid wood sculptures. Pugh discusses his construction technique and the vandalism of his works and materials.

Side 2 contains the 1984 Robert Smith interview.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Willem Volkersz interviews
Willem Volkersz interviews / Series 1: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f046d29f-b0e1-4373-9337-d700584713de
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref21

Herman Rusch

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 3, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1975 May 17
Scope and Contents:
Volkersz visits Rusch at his "museum" in Wisconsin, where they discuss Rusch's creations, and farm economics.

Fred Smith interview is on Side 2.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Willem Volkersz interviews
Willem Volkersz interviews / Series 1: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97865964e-9aa0-4cd4-8d05-0901ca98902d
EDAN-URL:
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Fred Smith

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 3, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1975 May 18
Scope and Contents:
An interview conducted by Volkersz at the Pleasant View nursing home. Much of the interview is unintelligible due to Smith's 1964 stroke. Conversation deals primarily with Smith's health, but he briefly discusses his inception of the "sculpture garden," his inclusion in a Walker Art Center exhibition, and his fiddling.

The interview is on Side 2 of the Herman Rusch tape.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Willem Volkersz interviews / Series 1: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9860137b8-2ece-4c54-9afc-1552d91fec1d
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Mary T. Smith

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 3, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1984 March 2
Scope and Contents:
Smith conducts Volkersz on an outside tour of her art works (and some found objects) on the property surrounding her home.

Jim Sudduth interview is on Side 2.
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Robert E. Smith

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 3, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1984
Scope and Contents:
This is a recording made by Smith explaining how he became interested in art, briefly describing his life history.

Interview is on Side 2 of the Dow Pugh tape.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
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Willem Volkersz interviews
Willem Volkersz interviews / Series 1: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref25

Jim Sudduth

Collection Creator:
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Container:
Box 3, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Date:
1984 March 3
Scope and Contents:
Sudduth plays the harmonica (mouth harp) and sings, with Allan Winkler providing rhythmic accompaniment. There is very little conversation, mostly relating to the music.

Interview is on Side 2 of the Mary T. Smith tape.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Willem Volkersz interviews, 1975-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institute.
See more items in:
Willem Volkersz interviews
Willem Volkersz interviews / Series 1: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c3ec063a-12ba-4ee0-b3f6-c57d92d5513b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-volkwill-ref26

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