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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Robert Mayer
RLIN number: NXCP88-A123
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: New York Art World Project
Description: Establishment and workings of New York State Council for the Arts; its funding criteria; debate over elitist-populist funding; politics and funding of the arts; problems with funding of individual artists; importance and neglect of art education in the United States.
Extent: Transcript: 35 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Closed. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Mayer, Robert
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Director; New York State Councilor for the Arts
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Diamonstein, Barbaralee
Organizations discussed: New York State Council on the Arts, New York, NY
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art, American; Art--Study and teaching; Federal aid to the arts; New York State Council on the Arts, New York, NY
Topics discussed - Other terms: Art--Finance; Mayer, Robert
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019057-14500