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Oral history interview with Laurence E. Schmeckebier, 1974 June 7-July 15

Oral history interview with Laurence E. Schmeckebier, 1974 June 7-July 15

Schmeckebier, Laurence Eli, 1906-1984

Art historian, Sculptor, Educator, Author, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 3 tape reels (5 hr., 7 min.)

Format: Originally recorded on 3 tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 7 min.

Summary: An interview of Laurence E. Schmeckebier conducted 1974 June 7-July 15, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Laurence E. Schmeckebier (1906-1984) was an art historian and sculptor from Lyme, N.H.

Provenance

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.

Funding

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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Laurence E. Schmeckebier, 1974 June 7-July 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.