Oral history interview with Herman Glendenning

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.glende79
Creators:
Glendenning, Herman W., 1906-1997
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1979 Aug. 9-Oct. 31
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Sound tape reels
Sound recording
5 in.
76 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Herman Glendenning conducted 1979 Aug. 9-Oct. 31, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Herman Glendenning (1906-1997) was a silversmith from Westminster, Mass. Before working on his own, Glendenning apprenticed at Arthur J. Stone Associates in Gardner, Mass., a workshop patterned after English silversmith shops stressing traditional techniques and hand wrought designs.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Decorative arts -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Silverwork -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Silversmiths -- Massachusetts -- Westminster -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stone Associates (Gardner, Mass.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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