Oral history interview with Miriam Hapgood DeWitt, 1987-1988.


DeWitt, Miriam Hapgood, 1906-1990,. Oral history interview with Miriam Hapgood DeWitt, 1987-1988.

Oral history interview with Miriam Hapgood DeWitt, 1987-1988.

An interview of Miriam Hapgood DeWitt conducted 1987-1988, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. DeWitt discusses her childhood in the New York area and Provincetown, Mass., as the daughter of two writers, Hutchins Hapgood and Neith Boyce. She recalls various artists and writers, as well as eventful years in New York and Taos, New Mexico. She also speaks of her second husband, John DeWitt, and his involvement with major federal government art projects during the 1960s and 1970s.

Sound recording: 4 sound cassettes (5 hr.) : analog.

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DeWitt, Miriam Hapgood, 1906-1990

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Miriam Hapgood DeWitt (1906-1990) was a writer from Provincetown, Mass. From the description of Oral history interview with Miriam Hapgood DeWitt, 1987-1988 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744433223 Miriam Hapgood DeWitt (1906-1990) was the daughter of the journalists and authors Hutchins Hapgood (1869-1944) and Neith Boyce (1872-1951). She was born in Florence, Italy, on November 29, 1906, and, along with her siblings Harry Boyce (1901-1918), Charles Hutch...

Boyce, Neith, 1872-1951

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DeWitt, John, 1910-1984.

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Arts administrator; Washington, D.C. As art program director, Bureau of Water Reclamation, Department of the Interior, De Witt invited a number of artists, including Norman Rockwell, Fritz Scholder, and Ralston Crawford, to depict the majesty of reclamation projects in the American West. An exhibition, of their work, THE AMERICAN ARTIST AND WATER RECLAMATION, opened at the National Gallery of Art in 1973 and travelled around the country. For the Bicentennial, as Director of the Visual Arts Progr...

Hapgood, Hutchins, 1869-1944

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Brown, Robert F.

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Archives of American Art Regional Director of the New England office. From the description of Robert Brown interview, 1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83873055 ...