Oral Histories

Interview of George Heard Hamilton

Yale University professor of art history and Williams College professor of art. Curator of modern art at Yale University Art Gallery and director of Clark Art Institute at Williams College.
Subtitle:
Art Historian
Series:
Art History - Oral Documentation Project
Topic:
Art
Interviewer:
De Noriega, Taina Rikala
Interviewee:
Hamilton, George Heard
Persons Present:
Hamilton and Rikala.
Place Conducted:
Hamilton's home in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewer Background and Preparation:
The interview was conducted by Taina Rikala de Noriega; B.A., Art History and Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz; M.Sc. Architecture, University College, London; Ph.D., Urban Planning, UCLA.
Processing of Interview:
Alex Cline, editor, edited the interview. He checked the verbatim transcript of the interview against the original recordings, edited for punctuation, paragraphing, and spelling, and verified proper names. Words and phrases inserted by the editor have been bracketed. Hamilton reviewed the transcript. He verified proper names and made minor corrections and additions. David Gist, editor, prepared the table of contents, biographical summary, and the interview history. Alex Cline, editor, compiled the index.
Length:
7 hrs.
Language:
English
Copyright:
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
This series, a cooperative venture between the Oral History Program and the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, documents a generation of scholars who developed and elaborated paradigms of art history established in the late nineteenth century to forge a twentieth-century discipline.