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Oral history interview with Medora Clark, 1956 April 21-1957 March 10

Oral history interview with Medora Clark, 1956 April 21-1957 March 10

Clark, Medora

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 94 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 32 min.

Summary: An interview of Medora Clark conducted 1956 April 21-1957 March 10, by Margaret Truax Hunter, for the Archives of American Art.

Clark speaks of the life and work of her husband, painter, and printmaker, Alson Skinner Clark.

Biographical/Historical Note

Medora Clark is the wife of Alson Skinner Clark of Pasadena, California.

Provenance

This interview was conducted in 1956, prior to the establishment 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 Medora Clark, 1956 April 21-1957 March 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.