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Oral history interview with Elayne H. Varian, 1975 May 2

Oral history interview with Elayne H. Varian, 1975 May 2

Varian, Elayne H. (Elayne Hanley), 1913-1987

Curator, Art historian, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 2 sound file (2 hr., 5 min) : digital, wav file

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 5 min.

Summary: An interview of Elayne H. Varian conducted 1975 May 2, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Elayne H. Varian (1913-1987) was an art administrator and art historian from Orlando, Florida.

Provenance

These interviews are 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.

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.

Use requires an appointment.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Elayne H. Varian, 1975 May 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.