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Oral history interview with Eloise Spaeth, 1973 February 6-March 9

Oral history interview with Eloise Spaeth, 1973 February 6-March 9

Spaeth, Eloise O., 1902-1998

Writer, Art patron, Collector

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 57 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 2 tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 50 min.

Summary: An interview of Eloise Spaeth conducted 1973 February 6-March 9, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Eloise Spaeth (1902-1998) was a collector and writer from New York, N.Y.

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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Eloise Spaeth, 1973 February 6-March 9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.