Collection ID:
Frid, Tage
circa 1950-2004
Physical Description:
4.5 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material, correspondence, wiritngs, photographs, and audio visual material relating to woodworker, Tage Frid.
Scope and Contents
Biographical material includes resumes. Correspondence is both personal and professional. Writings include drafts by Frid and artists' statements. Photographs, slides and contact sheets are of Frid at work and traveling. A significant number of photos document his time at Penland School of Crafts. Audio visual material includes five VHS cassettes containing interviews with Tage Frid and demonstrations of his woodworking techniques, undated.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Tage Frid (1915-2004) was a woodworker from Rochester, N.Y.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2005 by Emma Frid, Tage Frid's widow and in 2014 by Peter A. Frid, Frid's son.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Woodworkers -- New York (State) -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Penland School of Handicrafts (Penland, N.C.) -- Faculty Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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