Query: American Crafts Council
Aileen Osborn Webb writings
Creators:
Webb, Aileen O.
Dates:
[ca. 1977]
Size:
160 Pages ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.webbaile
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Unpublished memoirs of Aileen Osborn Webb. Dates recorded by Webb throughout her memoir may not be consistent with actual, documented dates.

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Phillip Fike papers
Creators:
Fike, Phillip G., 1927-1997
Dates:
1940-1997
Size:
2.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.fikephil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence, writings, photographs, works of art, and printed material documenting the career of metalworker and teacher Phillip Fike.

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Olaf Skoogfors papers
Creators:
Skoogfors, Olaf
Dates:
[ca. 1947-1987]
Size:
5 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.skooolaf
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; exhibition and commission files, including price lists and drawings; business records, including monthly expenses and income, information on works sold, memberships, and supplies; diaries, describing daily appointments; sketchbooks; printed matter; and photographs.

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Oral history interview with Paul J. Smith
Creators:
Smith, Paul J.
Herman, Lloyd E.
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2010 April 19-20
Size:
61 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.smith10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Paul J. Smith conducted 2010 April 19 and 20, by Lloyd E. Herman, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Smith's home, in New York, N.Y.

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Oral history interview with Harvey K. Littleton
Creators:
Littleton, Harvey K.
Byrd, Joan Falconer
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2001 March 15
Size:
36 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.little01
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Harvey K. Littleton conducted 2001 March 15, by Joan Falconer Byrd, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Littleton's home, Spruce Pine, N.C.

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Janet Koplos interviews with craft artists
Creators:
Koplos, Janet
Dates:
2011-2014
Size:
16 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.kopljane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

156 sound recordings of interviews with American craft artists, mainly those that work with clay, created in preparation for her book, What Makes a Potter/Functional Pottery in America Today, Schiffer Publishing, 2018. Several interviews have corresponding transcripts. Entire collection consists of born digital records.

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American Handicraft Council records
Creators:
American Handicraft Council
Dates:
circa 1937-1940
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (circa 750 items on 1 microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.amerhand
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed American Handicraft Council records contain a certificate of incorporation; draft of articles of incorporation and by-laws; meeting minutes (1939 April-1940 January); 12 reports regarding progress of activities and council objectives; a fundraising file containing correspondence (some photocopies) between the American Handicraft Council and possible contributors (1937-1939); and a list of sponsors …

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Hans Christensen papers
Dates:
1924-1989
bulk 1955-1983
Size:
12.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.chrihans
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of designer, silversmith, and educator Hans Christensen measure 12.3 linear feet and date from 1924 to 1989 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1955 to 1983. The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, personal business records, teaching files for the Rochester Institute of Technology, printed and broadcast materials, artwork, photographic materials, and sound and video recordings.

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Charles Henry Sawyer papers
Creators:
Sawyer, Charles Henry, 1906-2005
Dates:
1933-1977
Size:
2.8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.sawychar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, addresses by Sawyer and others, and printed material relating primarily to Sawyer's involvement in the areas of design and crafts, and committees which studied methods of teaching art and the arts in colleges and universities.

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Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen records
Creators:
Wisconsin Designer-Craftsmen
Dates:
1937-1973
Size:
800 Items ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.wiscdesc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Organizational records including those of the Wisconsin Artists Federation and the Society of Applied Arts, the two predecessors of the Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen. Records contain correspondence; constitutions; minutes of regular meetings and of council and committee meetings; financial records; membership lists; biographical data sheets on members; exhibitors' lists; lists of …

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