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Oral history interview with Ernst Scheyer, 1977 March 30-April 27

Oral history interview with Ernst Scheyer, 1977 March 30-April 27

Scheyer, Ernst, 1900-1985

Art historian

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 90 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 44 min.

Summary: An interview of Ernst Scheyer conducted 1977 March 30-April 27, by Marsha Miro, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ernst Scheyer (1900-1985) was an art historian and lecturer from Detroit, Mich.

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 Ernst Scheyer, 1977 March 30-April 27. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.