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Oral history interview with Elsie Driggs, 1985 October 30-December 5

Oral history interview with Elsie Driggs, 1985 October 30-December 5

Driggs, Elsie B., 1898-1992

Curator, Painter, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 318 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 7 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 13 digital wav files. Duration is 8 hr., 30 min.

Summary: An interview of Elsie Driggs conducted 1985 October 30-1985 December 5, by Francine Tyler, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Elsie Driggs (1898-1992) was a painter from New York, New York.

Provenance

This interview is part of the Archives' 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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Elsie Driggs, 1985 October 30-December 5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.