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Oral history interview with Stanton L. Catlin, 1989 July 1-September 14

Catlin, Stanton Loomis, 1915-1997
O'Connor, Francis V., 1937-
Sound recordings
Record number
Place of publication, production, or execution
New York (State)
Physical Description
Transcript: 277 pages
General Note
Originally recorded on 9 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 18 digital wav files. Duration is 13 hr., 38 min. Transcripts have been heavily edited by the interviewee; researchers may wish to consult the sound recordings along with the transcript.
Access Note / Rights
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Stanton Catlin conducted 1989 July 1-September 14, by Francis V. O'Connor, for the Archives of American Art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Stanton L. Catlin, 1989 July 1-September 14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The digital preservation of this interview received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
Biography Note
Stanton L. Catlin (1915-1997) was a museum director, art historian, and educator from Fayetteville, New York. He was the editor, then curator of American Art, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1952-1958; assistant director, Yale University Art Gallery, 1958-1967; director of galleries, chairman of museology program and professor of museum studies and art history, Syracuse University, 1974-1982.
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Location Note
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Data Source
Archives of American Art
Latino and Latin American
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