Interviews of Frances Grimes and Maxfield Parrish, [ca. 1960]

Spinney, Frank
Curator
Active in N.H.

Parrish, Maxfield, b. 1870 d. 1966
Painter, Illustrator
Active in Philadelphia,Pa.; Cornish,N.H.; Windsor,Vt.

Collection size: 8 sound cassettes.

Format: Cassettes in this collection were created from original recordings on sound tape reels, which are not with the collection. Portions of the Farley interview appear to be missing. Sound quality is poor.

Collection Summary: Three untranscribed interviews: one of Frances Grimes conducted by James Farley and Frank Spinney on 5 tapes. Grimes speaks of Augustus Saint Gaudens and other residents of the Cornish, New Hampshire art colony; two interviews of Maxfield Parrish, one conducted by James Farley on 3 tapes, and one conducted by Spinney on 2 tapes (one tape contains portions of both interview). In both interviews Parrish speaks of painting and residents of the Cornish, New Hampshire art colony.

Biographical/Historical Note: Spinney was Curator of the Saint-Gaudens Museum, Cornish, New Hampshire. Grimes was a sculptor. Parrish was an illustrator and painter.

Donated 1981 by Joan Platt.

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