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Oral history interview with Samuel M. Kootz, 1960 Mar. 2

Oral history interview with Samuel M. Kootz, 1960 Mar. 2

Kootz, Samuel Melvin, 1898-1982

Dealer

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 11 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 35 min.

Summary: An interview of Samuel M. Kootz conducted 1960 Mar. 2, by John Morse, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Samuel M. Kootz (1898-1982) is an art dealer in New York, N.Y.

Provenance

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Samuel M. Kootz, 1960 Mar. 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.