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Oral history interview with Blanchette F. H. Rockefeller, 1970 July 30-August 19

Oral history interview with Blanchette F. H. Rockefeller, 1970 July 30-August 19

Rockefeller, Blanchette Hooker, 1909-1992

Philanthropist

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 22 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 49 min. Sound quality is poor.

Summary: An interview of Blanchette F. H. Rockefeller conducted 1970 July 30-August 19, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Blanchette F. H. Rockefeller (1909-1992) was an art collector and patron from New York, N.Y.

Provenance

This interview is part of the Archives' 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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Blanchette F. H. Rockefeller, 1970 July 30-August 19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.