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Addison Gallery of American Art sound recordings, 1970-1991

Addison Gallery of American Art, est. 1931
Andover, Mass.

Collection size: 1 sound reel ; 5 in. and 8 sound cassettes + 44 p.

Collection Summary: An untranscribed monologue by Charles Sawyer, first director of the Addison Gallery, on the development of the Gallery collection (1 5 in. reel); untranscribed interviews of Sawyer, conducted by Jock Reynolds, May 24, 1990 and June 7, 1991 (3 cassettes); Marion Faller, conducted by Reynolds, March 9, 1990, regarding work by her husband, photographer Hollis Frampton (1 cassette); and Clare Hayes, wife of Bartlett Hayes, the second director of the Addison Gallery, conducted by Carol Walker Aten, curatorial assistant, Feb. 1, 1991 (2 cassettes). Also included are a transcribed interview (2 cassettes, 38 p.) of Maud Morgan and Gordon (Diz) Bensley, who reminisce about the early days of teaching art at Abbot Academy and Phillips Andover; and a 6 p. summary of the Hayes interview.

Donated 1984 and 1991 by the Addison Gallery of American Art.

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  • Sawyer monologue: Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce must be obtained from: Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass. 01810.
  • Untranscribed; use requires an appointment and is limited to Washington, D.C. storage facility.
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