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Oral history interview with Peterpaul Ott, 1965 June 24

Ott, Peterpaul, 1895-1992



Collection Information

Size: 48 Pages Transcript

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

Summary: An interview of Peterpaul Ott conducted 1965 June 24, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Peterpaul Ott (1895-1992) was a sculptor in California.


Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Peterpaul Ott, 1965 June 24. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.