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Oral history interview with Bartlett H. Hayes, 1972 Oct. 24

Hayes, Bartlett H., 1904-1988

Arts administrator, Educator, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: 1 Sound tape reel, 5 in.; 16 Pages, Transcript

Summary: An interview of Bartlett H. Hayes conducted 1972 Oct. 24, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Hayes speaks of the American Academy in Rome, its history, its administration, and his affiliation with it.

Biographical/Historical Note

Bartlett H. Hayes (1904-1988) was a museum director and consultant.


This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 3949 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Bartlett H. Hayes, 1972 Oct. 24. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.