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Oral history interview with Henry Mattson, 1963 Aug. 2

Mattson, Henry E (Henry Elis), 1887-1971



Collection Information

Size: 10 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 48 min.

Summary: An interview of Henry Mattson conducted 1963 Aug. 2, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Mattson (1887-1971) was a painter from Woodstock, N.Y.


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.

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

Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 4210 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Henry Mattson, 1963 Aug. 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.