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

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

Spinney, Frank

Curator

Collection Information

Size: 8 sound cassettes.

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.

Provenance

Donated 1981 by Joan Platt.

Location of Originals

  • Location of originals unknown.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Interviews of Frances Grimes and Maxfield Parrish, [ca. 1960]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.