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Collection Details


Collection Name: American Cultural Leaders Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/culture.html
Dates Spanned: 1968-1968
Description: This series of interviews was conducted by Joan Simpson Burns to provide material for a study of patterns in American cultural life, published in her book The Awkward Embrace: The Creative Artist & the Institution in America. Mrs. Burns' interest centered on her subjects' family backgrounds and early exposure to the arts as well as on their later contributions to American culture.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 17
Interviews: [18 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Art; Intellectual life
ASP Subjects: Arts--United States; Columbia University, New York, NY; Culture; Family--History; Oral history; United States
Other Subjects: American arts
Collection Code: OHC0000792