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titlePhilip Rhys Adams interview, 1976 Sept. 29.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleInterview of Philip Rhys Adams conducted by Louise Bruner for the Archives of American Art.

Adams discusses the development of the Cincinnati Art Museum and the arrangement of its collections; gifts to the Museum from John Josiah Emery, Mary Emery, Herbert Greer French, Mary Hanna and Mary Johnston; Cincinnati artists including Jim Dine, Frank Duveneck, Henry Francis, Tom Wesselman, and Worthington Whittredge; the expense of a loan exhibition versus museum purchases; and the Contemporary Arts Center and other educational programs. Adams also summarizes his educational background and career.

Bio/History:
Museum director, Cincinnati Art Museum.

extent3 sound cassettes (80 p. transcript).
formatsSound Recording Transcript
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record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationThis interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1959 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
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