National Library of Australia

The National Library Reading Rooms are now open at reduced hours. Find out more to plan your visit.

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Mervyn Horton interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2237017
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Horton, Mervyn, 1917-1983, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1972 Oct. 19 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 59 min.) 
Series

Hazel de Berg collection ; DeB 635

Summary

Horton speaks of his childhood and education; the beginnings of the magazine "Art and Australia; the contents of the magazine; he speaks of his association with Sydney Ure Smith; his thoughts on art collectors; the book "Present day in Australia"; social communication amongst artists; the Art Gallery Society and its role; his thoughts about the quality of life today.

Notes

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-214659645

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (4 p.) and transcript available (23 p.) 
Subjects Horton, Mervyn, 1917-1983 Art and Australia.  |  Horton, Mervyn, 1917-1983 Present day in Australia.  |  Horton, Mervyn, 1917-1983 -- Interviews.  |  Art Gallery Society of New South Wales.  |  Editors -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors De Berg, Hazel, 1913-1984, Interviewer

In the Library

Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

Details Collect From
ORAL TRC 1/635
Copy: Recording
Special Collections Reading Room
ORAL TRC 1/635 (transcript)
Copy: Transcript
Special Collections Reading Room
ORAL TRC 1/635 (summary)
Copy: Summary
Special Collections Reading Room

Order a copy

- Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.