Miriam Hapgood DeWitt (b.1906 d.1990)
Writer, Painter, Provincetown, Massachusetts.
Interviewer: Robert F. Brown
Interview with Miriam Hapgood DeWitt, conducted by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, at Provincetown, Massachusetts, on June 23, 1987 and on March 25, 1988. DeWitt discusses her childhood in the New York area and Provincetown, Massachusetts, as the daughter of two writers, Hutchins Hapgood and Neith Boyce. She recalls various artists and writers, as well as eventful years in New York and Taos, New Mexico. She also speaks of her husband, John DeWitt, and his involvement with major federal government art projects during the 1960s and 1970s. Miriam recalls Mabel Dodge Luhan, Mary Heaton Vorse, Edwin Dickinson, John Marin, Emil Bisttram, Andrew Dasburg, and others.
Total: 6 digital files; 03:45:59; 67 pages.