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

interviewee
Catlin, Stanton Loomis, 1915-1997
interviewer
O'Connor, Francis V., 1937-
Type
Sound recordings
Interviews
Record number
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5454
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215546
AAA_collcode_catlin89
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.
Summary
An interview of Stanton Catlin conducted 1989 July 1-September 14, by Francis V. O'Connor, for the Archives of American Art.
Citation
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.
Funding
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.
Provenance
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
Theme
Latino and Latin American
Usage
Usage conditions apply