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Oral history interview with George C. Seybolt, 1985 April 2-16

Seybolt, George Crossan, 1914-1993

Businessperson, Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 239 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded 8 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 15 digital wav files. Duration is 10 hr., 13 min.

Summary: An Interview with George C. Seybolt conducted 1985 April 2-16, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

George Crossan Seybolt (1914-1993) was a canning industry executive and president emeritus of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, from Boston, Massachusetts.


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.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with George C. Seybolt, 1985 April 2-16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.