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Oral history interview with Jan Cox, 1972 April 7-25

Cox, Jan, 1919-1980



Collection Information

Size: 66 Pages, Transcript; 0.2 Linear feet

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 34 min.

Summary: An interview of Jan Cox conducted 1972 April 7-25, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Also included is research material regarding the interview.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jan Cox (1919-1980) was a painter and educator 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 .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jan Cox, 1972 April 7-25. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.