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Oral history interview with Faith Andrews, 1982 January 14-April 23

Andrews, Faith Y., 1896-1990



Collection Information

Size: 112 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 51 min.

Summary: An interview of Faith Andrews conducted 1982 January 14-1982 April 23, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Faith Andrews (1896-1990) was a collector and authority on Shaker furniture.


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.

Language Note

English .


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.

Related Materials

Also in the Archives of American Art is a video recording, A conversation with Faith Andrews, 1983, produced by the Fairfield University Media Center.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Faith Andrews, 1982 January 14-April 23. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.