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Paul Karlstrom interviews of and relating to Ruth Braunstein, 2014-2017

Karlstrom, Paul J., 1941-

Arts administrator


Collection Information

Size: 8 Gigabytes, Digital files

Summary: Fifteen Interviews conducted by Paul Karlstrom for a project he identified as the Ruth Braunstein Oral History Project conceived by Marna Braunstein Clark, Braunstein Trust, and funded by Braunstein's childhood friend Jody Gottfried Arnhold. Interviews are with Ruth Braunstein, founder and director of the Braunstein/Quay Gallery in San Francisco, and Braunstein's associates Tracy Bosche, Myra Block, Robert Brady, Rena Bransten, Mark Braunstein, Sylvia Brown, Marna Baunstein Clark, Diana Fuller, Walter Maciel, George Neubert, Peter Selz, Richard Shaw, Jeremy Stone and Shannon Trimble. The interviews were conducted in order to document the history of the Braunstein/Quay Gallery. The entire collection is born digital.

Biographical/Historical Note

Paul Karlstrom (1941- ) is former West Coast regional director of the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.


Donated 2018 by Paul Karlstrom.

Related Materials

The Archives of American Art also holds the Braunstein/Quay gallery records and a 2009 oral history interview with Ruth Braunstein.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of born digital records with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

How to Cite This Collection

Paul Karlstrom interviews of and relating to Ruth Braunstein, 2014-2017. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.