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Oral history interview with Elizabeth Mongan, 1979 Sept. 18

Oral history interview with Elizabeth Mongan, 1979 Sept. 18

Mongan, Elizabeth, 1909-2002

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Collection Information

Size: 1 sound file (1 hr., 4 min.) : digital, wav file

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 4 min.

Summary: An interview of Elizabeth Mongan conducted 1979 Sept. 18, by Bob Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Elizabeth Mongan (1909-2002) was the sister of Agnes Mongan (1905-1996), curator and director of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University.

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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Elizabeth Mongan, 1979 Sept. 18. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.