Collection NameBreckenridge, Jack
Reference Number (click the number to browse all records in this collection)TGA 201813
TitleAudio interviews with St. Ives artists by Professor Jack Breckenridge, Arizona State University
Datec 1980
ExtentNine audio cassette tapes, one transcript, five letters
Access StatusOPEN
Access ConditionsAudio cassettes are available as digital surrogates on library reading room PC. Please request libraray AV seat to access.
DescriptionThis small archive collection comprises nine audio cassette tapes - one tape interview with Terry Frost, one with John Bratby, three with Patrick Heron, one with Adrian Heath, one with Paul Feiler and one that is a combination of Paul Feiler and Peter Lanyon. There is also one tape in the collection labelled "Problem Tape"; it is not clear whether this refers to tape damage, quality or content. Interviews have a duration of between 30-60 minutes. In addition to the cassettes there is a typed 25-page (single page, doubled spaced) transcription of the Terry Frost interview, and handwritten letters describing the plans leading up to the interviews; two from Terry Frost and three from Paul Feiler, all addressed to Jack Breckenridge.
Administrative HistoryJack Breckenridge began his 40-year teaching career at Florida State University as a professor of art history and painting which then followed by the position of Emeritus Professor of Art at Arizona State University. As part of his research Breckenridge conducted a series of interviews with artists.
Acquisition SourcePresented by Emily Breckenridge and Arizona State University, 2018
Custodial HistoryArizona State University
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