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Oral history interview with Donald Windham, 2007 March 12

Oral history interview with Donald Windham, 2007 March 12

Windham, Donald, 1920-2010

Author

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 39 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 50 min.

Summary: An interview of Donald Windham conducted 2007 March 12, by Elizabeth Kornhauser, for the Archives of American Art, at Windham's home, in New York, N.Y. Windham recalls Joseph Cornell.

Biographical/Historical Note

Donald Windham is a novelist from New York, N.Y. Elizabeth Kornhauser is a curator at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut.

Provenance

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 administrators.

Funding

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

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Donald Windham, 2007 March 12. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.