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Oral history interview with James Thrall Soby, 1970 July 7

Oral history interview with James Thrall Soby, 1970 July 7

Soby, James Thrall, 1906-1979

Writer, Collector, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 29 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 5 min.

Summary: An interview of James Thrall Soby conducted 1970 July 7, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Thrall Soby (1906-1979) was a writer and critic from New Canaan, Connecticut.

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 James Thrall Soby, 1970 July 7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.