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Oral history interview with Nanette Laitman, 2009 May 29

Oral history interview with Nanette Laitman, 2009 May 29

Laitman, Nanette L., 1924-

Art patron, Philanthropist

Collection Information

Size: 2 sound files (1hr., 50 min.) : digital, wav

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound disc. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 50 min.

Summary: An interview of Nanette Laitman conducted 2009 May 29, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Mrs. Laitman's home, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nanette L. Laitman (1924- ) is a philanthropist in New York, N.Y. Laitman's generous giving has funded The Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America at the Archives of American Art.

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 administrators.

Funding

Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. 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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Nanette Laitman, 2009 May 29. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.