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Oral history interview with Olga Hirshhorn, 2006 May 16-19

Oral history interview with Olga Hirshhorn, 2006 May 16-19

Hirshhorn, Olga, 1920-

Collector

Collection Information

Size: Sound recording, master: 4 sound discs (3 hrs. 25 min.) digital; 2 5/8 in.

Sound recording, duplicate: 3 cassettes

Summary: An interview of Olga Hirshhorn conducted 2006 May 16-19, by Nora Halpern, for the Archives of American Art, at the Mouse House, in Washington, D.C.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee Olga Hirshhorn (1920- ) is an art patron and collector from Washington, D.C., Naples, Fla., and Martha's Vineyard, Mass.

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 provided by ArtTable, Inc. 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.

ACCESS RESTRICTED: use requires written permission.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Olga Hirshhorn, 2006 May 16-19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.