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Oral history interview with H. Harvard Arnason

Interviewee:
Arnason, H. Harvard  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Walker Art Galleries (Minneapolis, Minn.)  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Rebay, Hilla, 1890-1967  Search this
Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900-  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959  Search this
Extent:
44 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1970 March 3-9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of H. Harvard Arnason conducted 1970 March 3-9, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Arnason speaks of his family and educational background; the influence of the WPA Federal Art Project on museums; lecturing at the Frick Collection and Hunter College; his work as U.S. representative of UNESCO; his teaching positions and his roles as director of the Walker Art Center and trustee and vice president of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. He comments on Frank Lloyd Wright's design for the Guggenheim Museum building; competition among New York museums; conceptual art and museums; and the museum as a research center. He recalls Holger Cahill, Thomas M. Messer, Hilla Rebay, James Johnson Sweeney and others. Arnason also describes his writing projects, including his "History of Modern Art."
Biographical / Historical:
H. Harvard Arnason (1909-1986) was an historian, writer, and a former director of the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 30 min.
Provenance:
This interview is 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:
Museum architecture -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Museum directors -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.arnaso70
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a9123567-738f-4dbc-827a-95ecf2e65c48
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-arnaso70
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Hudson Dean Walker, 1965 August 21

Interviewee:
Walker, Hudson D. (Hudson Dean), 1907-1976  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Subject:
Walker Art Galleries (Minneapolis, Minn.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Hudson Dean Walker, 1965 August 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11919
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214137
AAA_collcode_walker65
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214137

Oral history interview with Hudson Dean Walker

Creator:
Walker, Hudson D. (Hudson Dean), 1907-1976  Search this
Interviewer:
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994  Search this
Names:
Walker Art Galleries (Minneapolis, Minn.)  Search this
Extent:
8 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1965 August 21
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Hudson D. Walker conducted by Dorothy Seckler on 1965 August 21 for the Archives of American Art.
Interview conducted in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Biographical / Historical:
Hudson Dean Walker (1907-1976) was an art administrator and collector in both Provincetown, Massachusetts and Minneapolis, Minnesota.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 33 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 available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Arts administrators -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.walker65
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ce6e3b25-1116-4bf3-b63f-9f08ddb86408
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-walker65
Online Media:

Oral history interview with H. Harvard Arnason, 1970 March 3-9

Interviewee:
Arnason, H. Harvard, 1909-1986  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-1997  Search this
Subject:
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Messer, Thomas M.  Search this
Rebay, Hilla  Search this
Sweeney, James Johnson  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum  Search this
Walker Art Galleries (Minneapolis, Minn.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with H. Harvard Arnason, 1970 March 3-9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Museum architecture -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Museum directors -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12761
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211934
AAA_collcode_arnaso70
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211934

Nelson, Eames, Girard, Propst : the design process at Herman Miller : checklist of the exhibition

Title:
Design process at Herman Miller
Checklist of the exhibition
Author:
Walker Art Galleries (Minneapolis, Minn.)  Search this
Herman Miller, Inc  Search this
Subject:
Nelson, George 1908-1986  Search this
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Girard, Alexander  Search this
Propst, Robert  Search this
Physical description:
8 unnumbered pages (including covers) : illustrations, portraits ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1975
©1975
Topic:
Furniture design  Search this
Furniture  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_732133

The Walker art galleries, Minneapolis, Minn. Alphabetical list of artists with biographical sketches, title, size and brief description of paintings, comments, a brief outline of numerous other departments

Author:
Walker Art Galleries (Minneapolis, Minn.)  Search this
Adams, R. H  Search this
Subject:
Walker Art Galleries (Minneapolis, Minn.) Catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
174 p. 23cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Minnesota
Minneapolis
Date:
1927
Topic:
Painting--Private collections  Search this
Painting--Catalogs  Search this
Call number:
N583 .A68 1927
N583.A68 1927
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_359413

The T. B. Walker collection of Indian portraits; 125 reproductions of paintings by Henry H. Cross, of which 22 are in color. With historical commentary by A. W. Schorger

Author:
Cross, Henry H. 1837-1918  Search this
Schorger, A. W (Arlie William) 1884-1972  Search this
Walker Art Galleries (Minneapolis, Minn.)  Search this
State Historical Society of Wisconsin  Search this
Subject:
Walker, T. B (Thomas Barlow) 1840-1928 Art collections  Search this
Cross, Henry H. 1837-1918  Search this
Physical description:
164 p. (p. 39-164 ports. (part mounted col.)) 21 cm
Type:
Portraits
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1948
Call number:
N40.1.C947 S3
N40.1.C947S3
E89.C76
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_55844

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