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Oral history interview with Edwin Dickinson, 1968 August 29

Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891-1978



Collection Information

Size: 37 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 30 min.

Summary: An interview of Edwin Dickinson conducted 1968 August 29, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Edwin Walter Dickinson (1891-1978) was a painter from Wellfleet, Massachusetts.


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.

Language Note

English .


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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Edwin Dickinson, 1968 August 29. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.