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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Holger Cahill
RLIN number: NXCP87-A3
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life in North Dakota, wanderings and odd jobs; arrival in New York City, newspaper work, Greenwich Village; New York art world in the 1920s; folk art; Americana; collecting; Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.; politics in art; the Depression; relief for artists; Federal Arts Project; New York World's Fair; art, especially abstract expressionism, since 1943. Oral history includes brief interviews with Dorothy Canning Miller (Mrs. Miller) and Clair Laning.
Extent: Transcript: 622 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1957 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Laning, Clair
Speaker gender: Female
Document date: 1957
Interviewer: Pring, Joan
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art, Modern--20th century; Authors; Depressions--1929--United States; Federal aid to the arts; Journalism; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cahill, Holger, 1893-1960; Laning, Clair; Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-; New Deal, 1933-1939
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018099-16912