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Tape recording of dinner party at home of Leon and Dora (Kaminsky) Gaspard, Taos. N.M., 1962 November 26

Tape recording of dinner party at home of Leon and Dora (Kaminsky) Gaspard, Taos. N.M., 1962 November 26

Gould, Arthur

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Title: Tape recording of dinner party at home of Leon and Dora (Kaminsky) Gaspard, Taos. N.M.

Date: 1962 November 26

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel ; 55 min., 42 sec.

Description: Title from handwritten note on accompanying sheet of paper.

Penned on box containing reel: November 26, 1962; at Gaspards; guests, Laurie & Hugh Mackay & Seth (their son) and Arthur Gould; 3 3/4.

Separate note in a different hand: Leon and Dora (Kaminsky) hosts.

Everyone discusses music, and the Gaspards talk about their travels. Leon Gaspard gives a detailed description of his rescue in France and his medical treatment after his plane crashed during World War I.

Collection includes typewritten transcript (part transcript, part summary) of the conversation recorded here, made by Sylvia Loomis with assistance from Dora Kaminsky Gaspard Blackman in 1971. Transcript indicates that the recording was made by Arthur Gould.

Creator: Gould, Arthur

Forms part of: Leon Gaspard papers, 1917-1964

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Tape recording of dinner party at home of Leon and Dora (Kaminsky) Gaspard, Taos. N.M., 1962 November 26. Leon Gaspard papers, 1917-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 15076