Oral history interview with Vava Khatchadourian 1976

 

Name
Khatchadourian, Vava (Interviewee)
Takooshian, Harold (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Vava Khatchadourian 1976
Abstract
Born in Drebizond, Turkey, 1905; relocation of family to Batum, Azerbaijan; family ownership of factories; reminiscence of Armenian intellectual life in Tbilisi, Georgia: music, theater, art; marital relationship; successful artistic career; creation of frescos; reparation of Indian and Persian paintings; creation of refugee portraits; collaboration with prominent Armenian poet; assistance to refug ees escaping Moush, Van; care of refugees in Yerevan and Etchmiadsin; influence as an artist.
Collection Name
Columbia Armenian Oral History Archive
Subjects
Armenian massacres, 1915-1923; Armenians--History--20th century.--Turkey; Armenian Americans; Khatchadourian, Vava
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1976
Note
Interviewed by: Harold Takooshian at the home of Mrs Kurkjian, New York, N.Y., on November 16, 1976.
Parsegian collection: URN 242.
Note (Provenance)
Gift of: Adrian Parsegian and the Armenian Educational Council
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13747122
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-gmj3-c429
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.