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Oral history interview with Frederick J. Dockstader, 1970 June 16-July 2

Oral history interview with Frederick J. Dockstader, 1970 June 16-July 2

Dockstader, Frederick J., 1919-1998

Consultant, Museum director

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 60 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 51 min.

Summary: Interview of Frederick J. Dockstader conducted 1970 June 16-July 2, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Frederick J. Dockstader (1919-1998) was an art consultant, museum director, and silversmith 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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Frederick J. Dockstader, 1970 June 16-July 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.