Oral history interview with John Prip

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.prip80
Creators:
Prip, John, 1922-2009
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1980 Oct. 20 and 1981 Nov. 21
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Item
Audio excerpt: 1 sound file (4 min.)
digital
81 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of John Prip conducted 1980 Oct. 20 and 1981 Nov. 21, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Prip speaks of his training in Denmark, teaching at the School of American Craftsmen and at the Rhode Island School of Design, and designing for industry.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
John Prip (1922-2009) was a silversmith and teacher from Rehoboth, Mass.

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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 49 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
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Silversmiths -- Massachusetts -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Rhode Island School of Design Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
School of American Craftsmen (Dartmouth College) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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