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Joan Seeman papers, 1973-1981

Joan Seeman papers, 1973-1981

Seeman, Joan French

Art historian


Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on partial reel)

Summary: REEL 3475: Transcripts of interviews conducted by Seeman with artists, primarily sculptors, including Calvin Albert, Jose de Creeft, Herbert Ferber, Peter Grippe, Chaim Gross, David Hare (1973), Ibram Lassaw, Richard Lippold (1973), Seymour Lipton, Reuben Nakian, Theodore Roszak, and James Rosati. Also included are a typescript of comments by Calvin Albert on his work; notes relating to a visit with Barbara and Hugo Robus Jr.; correspondence between Seeman and Roszak; and a list of artists represented in the Wallace Wilson Collection.

UNMICROFILMED: Untranscribed interviews on cassette, with Herman Cherry, Dorothy Dehner, Beauford Delaney, Nancy Graves, David Hare (1972), Richard Lippold (1975), and Betty Parsons.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art historian; Houston, Texas. Also, uses Joan Seeman- Robinson. Subject of her M.A. Thesis (1979, Stanford University) was sculptor Theodore Roszak.


Donated 1983 by Joan Seeman-Robinson. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3475 available for use at AAA's Washington, D.C. office; at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Library; and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Microfilmed portion must be consulted on microfilm. Use of unmicrofilmed portion (untranscribed tapes) requires an appointment.

How to Cite This Collection

Joan Seeman papers, 1973-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.