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Lee Krasner Interviews by Ruth Appelhof

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: PJM
Date: 21 Mar 2012

Revision history:
26 Apr 2012 Removed Duplicated Reel From Collection (PJM)

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Appelhof, Ruth.
Title: Lee Krasner Interviews by Ruth Appelhof
Dates: 1974
Quantity: .5 linear ft.
Abstract: Ruth Appelhof interviews Lee Krasner, wife of Jackson Pollock, as part of her Master's Thesis research.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Ruth Appelhof is an American art historian and a graduate of Syracuse University. She currently serves as the executive director of Guild Hall, a Museum and Theatre in East Hampton.

Lee Krasner (1908 - 1984) was an American abstract expressionist painter and wife of Jackson Pollock.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Lee Krasner Interviews by Ruth Appelhof consists of two open reel tapes containing an interview with Lee Krasner about Krasner's work in expressionism and her life.

Arrangement of the Collection

No particular order.


Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is restricted in full for a period of ten years from donation (i.e., until 2022).

Use Restrictions: Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Subject Headings


Appelhof, Ruth.
Krasner, Lee, 1908-1984.
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956.


Painters' spouses -- United States.

Genres and Forms




Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Lee Krasner Interviews by Ruth Appelhof,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Ruth Appelhof, 2012.

Table of Contents



Box 1 Reel 1 1974