Title: Vincent Melzac lecture at the National Collection of Fine Arts
Date: 1971 July 11
Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in. ; 2 hr., 23 min., 7 sec.
Description: A lecture delivered by Vincent Melzac at the National Collection of Fine Arts. Melzac speaks of his early friendships with Willem De Kooning and Franz Kline; the development of his art collection; his business career; his appointment to the board of trustees of the Washington Gallery of Modern Art and to the board of governors of the Corcoran Gallery. He discusses the problems facing museums, including fundraising, budgeting, investments, and staff management.
Creator: Melzac, Vincent, 1914-1989
Forms part of: Vincent Melzac lecture, 1971 July 11
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation Information: Vincent Melzac. Vincent Melzac lecture at the National Collection of Fine Arts, 1971 July 11. Vincent Melzac lecture, 1971 July 11. 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: 17423