Oral history interview with Samuel Franklin Hershey

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hershe81
Creators:
Hershey, Samuel Franklin, 1904-1987
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1981 Nov. 18-1984 Mar. 15
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Samuel Hershey conducted 1981 Nov.18-1984 Mar. 15, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Samuel F. Hershey (1904-1987) was a designer and instructor of design at Harvard University during the 1940s, an administrator at the Rhode Island School of Design during the 1950s and 1960s, and the Acting Chairman of the Department of Design in the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley, during the 1970s.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art 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.

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Design -- Study and teaching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arts administrators -- United States -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- United States -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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