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Oral history interview with Louisa Dresser, 1972 October 19

Campbell, Louisa Dresser, 1907-1989

Curator, Arts administrator, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 38 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 49 min.

Summary: An interview of Louisa Dresser conducted 1972 October 19, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Louisa Dresser (1907-1989) was an art administrator and art historian from Worcester, Massachusetts.


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 .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Louisa Dresser, 1972 October 19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.