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Oral history interview with Otis Philbrick, 1971 June 30

Philbrick, Otis, 1888-1973



Collection Information

Size: 1 Sound tape reel, Sound recording: (39 p. transcript), 5 in.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 38 min.

Summary: An interview of Otis Philbrick conducted 1971 June 30, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Otis Philbrick (1888-1973) was a painter, printmaker, educator from Boston, Mass.


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 .


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.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Otis Philbrick, 1971 June 30. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.