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Oral history interview with Melvin Edwards, 1968 August 10

Oral history interview with Melvin Edwards, 1968 August 10

Edwards, Melvin, 1937-

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 72 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 55 min.

Summary: Interview of Melvin Edwards conducted 1968 August 10, by Henri Ghent, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Melvin Edwards (1937-) is a sculptor in New York, New York.

Provenance

This interview is 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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Melvin Edwards, 1968 August 10. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.