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Jacob Kainen papers, 1905-2009, bulk 1940-2001

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Series 6: Transcripts , circa 1975-1998
1.4 Linear feet
Boxes 20-21, 38

Transcripts of formal interviews, informal dialogues, discussions, and conversations are included in the series. The transcripts cover topics concerning Jacob's biography, his artwork, and art history in general. Many transcripts include explanatory notes and introductions written by Ruth Cole Kainen. Some of the transcripts are incomplete with missing pages. In other cases, there are different versions of the same conversations.
This series is divided into 2 subseries:
  • 6.1: Conversations, 1975-1994
  • 6.2: Interviews, circa 1977-1993
6.1: Conversations, 1975-1994
Found here are transcriptions of informal dinner conversations, telephone conversations, discussions, and dialogues between Jacob Kainen and others. The transcripts filed under Ruth Cole Kainen are conversations strictly between herself and Jacob Kainen and comprise the bulk of the subseries. However, many of the conversations with the other participants include comments from both Jacob and Ruth Kainen.
Description Container
Berman, Avis, 1993
20
8
Donovan, Bobby, 1984
20
9
Hayter, S.W., 1976
20
10
Hopps, Walter, 1991-1992
20
11
Kainen, Ruth Cole, 1975-1994
20
12-37
Rand, Harry, 1978-1991
20
38
Rand, Harry and Jennifer Gibson, 1981
20
39-40
Sundell, Michael, 1978
20
41
Taylor, Dr. Joshua, 1976
20
42
Tejera, Victorino, 1980
20
43
Veinus, Peter, 1984
20
44
Walker, Barry, 1988
20
45
Various Conversations, 1978-1984
38
35
6.2: Interviews, circa 1977-1998
The subseries includes transcripts of formal interviews with Jacob Kainen concerning such topics as Mark Rothko, Alma Thomas, American Printmaking, and Washington art. As with the previous subseries, the transcripts include comments from Ruth Cole Kainen in addition to those by Jacob Kainen.
Description Container
Berman, Avis, 1982
21
1
Blair, Ann, 1977
21
2
Brodsky, Marian, 1990
21
3
Field, Richard, 1982
21
4-6
Green, Sue, 1985
21
7
Hills, Patricia, 1988
21
8
Hood, Richard, 1984
21
9
Ingram, Elliot, undated
21
10
Johnson, Barbara Martin and Clarissa Wittenburg, 1978
21
11
Lewis, JoAnn, 1993
21
12
Krasnow, Iris, 1989
21
13
Maskery, Mary Ann, 1977
21
14
Morrison, Keith, 1984
21
15
Perlmutter, Jack, 1980
21
16
Powers, William F., 1995
38
36
Richard, Paul, 1985
21
17
Ross, Betty, 1982
21
18
Sundell, Michael, 1978
21
19-20
Sundell, Michael and Alison Abelson, 1980
21
21
Swift, Mary, 1992
21
22
Tannous, David, 1978
21
23
Travis, Isabelle, 1988
21
24-25
Weiss, Jeffrey, 1998
38
37
Wilson, Judith, 1978
21
26-27
Miscellaneous Transcripts, 1977-1993
21
28

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