Oral history interview with Ralph F. Colin, 1965 Mar. 12

Colin, Ralph F. , b. 1900 d. 1985
Collector, Lawyer, Dealer
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 7 in.
Transcript: 58 p.

Format: An interview of Henry La Farge conducted by H. Phillips is also on this tape.

Collection Summary: An interview of Ralph Colin conducted 1965 Mar. 12, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Ralph F. Colin (1900-1985) was an art collector from New York, N.Y.

Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.

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  • Transcript: microfilm reel 3418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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This transcript is in the public domain and may be used without permission. Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ralph F. Colin, 1965 Mar. 12, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Note: This typewritten transcript was scanned and run through optical character recognition software (OCR). However, the resulting OCR text has not been reviewed or edited for accuracy.



This transcript is in the public domain and may be used without permission. Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ralph F. Colin, 1965 Mar. 12, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.