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Oral history interview with Volkmar Kurt Wentzel, 2002 October 18-2005 May 2

Oral history interview with Volkmar Kurt Wentzel, 2002 October 18-2005 May 2

Wentzel, Volkmar Kurt, 1915-2006

Photographer

Collection Information

Size: 6 sound discs (5 hr., 36 min.) digital; 2 5/8 in.

Format: Originally recorded on 6 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 12 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 36 min.

Summary: An interview of Volkmar Kurt Wentzel conducted 2002 October 18-2005 May 2, by Anne Louise Bayly, for the Archives of American Art, at Wentzel's home, in Washington, D.C.

Biographical/Historical Note

Volkmar Wentzel (1915-2006) was a writer and photographer from Washington, D.C.

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 the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Volkmar Kurt Wentzel, 2002 October 18-2005 May 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.