Oral Histories

Interview of Julius S. Held

Columbia University's Barnard College professor of art history with a focus on works by Dutch painters.
Art Historian
Art History - Oral Documentation Project
Biographical Note:
Columbia University's Barnard College professor of art history with a focus on works by Dutch painters.
Smith, Richard Candida and De Noriega, Taina Rikala
Held, Julius S.
Persons Present:
Tapes I-VII: Held and Rikala; Tapes VIII-IX: Held and Smith.
Place Conducted:
Held's home in Bennington, Vermont.
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.The interview was conducted by Richard Cándida Smith, Associate Director/Principal Editor, UCLA Oral History Program; B.A., Theater Arts, UCLA; M.A., Ph.D., United States History, UCLA.
Processing of Interview:
Rebecca Stone, editorial assistant, edited the interview. She checked the verbatim transcript of the interview against the original tape recordings, edited for punctuation, paragraphing, and spelling, and verified proper names. Words and phrases inserted by the editor have been bracketed.Held reviewed selected portions of the transcript and made minor corrections and additions.Teresa Barnett, senior editor, prepared the table of contents, biographical summary, and interview history. Stone compiled the index.
10 hrs.
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Series Statement:
The interviews in the series Art History - Oral Documentation Project are part of 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.
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