Oral history interview with Richard Reinhardt

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.reinha91
Creators:
Reinhardt, Richard H., 1921-
Pacini, Marina
Dates:
1991 Aug. 22
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
45 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Richard Reinhardt conducted 1991 Aug. 22, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Scope and Contents
Reinhardt discusses Virginia Cute and her classes in jewelry making at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art in the 1940's; Margret Craver Withers and the late 1940's Handy & Harman workshops where Baron Erik Fleming taught new silversmithing techniques; exhibition of work produced during the 1948 workshop at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in that year; changes in the Pennsylvania Museum School over the years; and crafts in Philadelphia.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Richard Reinhardt (1921-1998) was a jewelry maker, industrial designer, furniture maker, and educator from Philadelphia, Pa.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 4778 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is 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 administrators.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 19 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Jewelry making -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Silverwork -- Technique Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Silversmiths -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Study and teaching -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Handicraft -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Pennsylvania Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jewelry makers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Cute, Virginia Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Withers, Margret Craver, 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fleming, Erik, Baron Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Philadelphia Museum of Art. School of Industrial Art Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Handy & Harman (Firm) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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