Archives of American Art sound recordings, 1957-1979

Archives of American Art , est. 1954
Archive repository
Active in Washington, D.C.

Size: 15 Sound tape reels; 7 in. +

Format: Originally recorded as 15 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 20 digital wav files. Duration is 19 hrs., 29 min.

Collection Summary: Recordings of Archives of American Art (AAA) sponsored events.

Included are: AAA benefit dinner, 1957, with speakers Al Capp, Irving Burton, and E.P. (Edgar Preston) Richardson; a steering committee meeting of the AAA, May 27 and June 12, 1959 (partially transcribed 5 pages); a conference, March 1961; a seminar, April 6-7, 1962; and a lecture (7 pages) delivered by E.P. Richardson at the annual meeting of held at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, Michigan, February 2, 1962. Also included are the proceedings of AAA's twenty-fifth anniversary dinner held in Washington, D.C., November 8, 1979. Speakers include S. Dillon Ripley, Gilbert Kinney, W. E. Woolfenden and Eloise Spaeth.

Recorded for the Archives of American Art.

Funding for the digital preservation of these recordings was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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