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Oral history interview with S.I. Newhouse, Jr. and Victoria Newhouse, 2012 January 4-18

Newhouse, Samuel Irving, 1927-2017

Collector, Publisher

Overview

Collection Information

Size: Audio: 2 sound files (1 hr., 55 min.) digital, wav

Transcript: 30 pages.

Summary: An interview of Si Newhouse, Jr. and Victoria Newhouse conducted 2012 January 4 and 18, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection, New York, New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

Si Newhouse (1927-2017) was the chairman and CEO of Advance Publications and was an art collector. Victoria Newhouse is an architectural historian, author, and art collector. Avis Berman is an art historian and writer.

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 Barbara Fleischman.

How to Use This Collection

This interview is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with S.I. Newhouse, Jr. and Victoria Newhouse, 2012 January 4-18. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.