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Thomas Yanul interview of Lester Chaney, 1967

Yanul, Thomas G., 1940-2014


Collection Information

Size: 2 Items

Summary: A sound recording of an interview with Chicago based artist, Lester Chaney (1907-1998), conducted on November 29, 1967 by Thomas G. Yanul. Also included is a partial transcript.

Biographical/Historical Note

Thoams G. Yanul (1940-2014) was a photographer in Chicago, Illinois who had an interest in Chicago related art and architecture. Lester Chaney (1907-1998) was a Hungarian-American marine painter of Chicago, Illinois.


The collection was donated in 2011 by Thomas G. Yanul.

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 audio visual recordings with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

How to Cite This Collection

Thomas Yanul interview of Lester Chaney, 1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.