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Creators:
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
Dates:
1950-1969
Size:
5,000 Items ((on 7 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.haysmoun
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, with letters to Mary Bishop, founder of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Francis Sumner Merritt, director of the school, his wife Priscilla, and copies of letters sent; organizational records including by-laws for the school, annual reports, meeting minutes, financial data, course outlines, and faculty lists; a file kept by Mary ...

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Creators:
Merritt, Francis Sumner, 1913-2000
Dates:
circa 1930-1980
Size:
5.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.merrfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and arts administrator Francis Sumner Merritt measure 5.7 linear feet and date from circa 1930 to 1980. The bulk of the papers document his career as the founding director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. Included are biographical materials, personal correspondence, writings and notes, professional files on Haystack and other institutions, printed material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Fisch, Arline M.
Church, Sharon, 1948-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2001 July 29-30
Size:
61 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.fisch01
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Arline M. Fisch conducted 2001 July 29-30, by Sharon Church McNabb, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Fisch's home, in San Diego, California.

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Creators:
Merritt, Francis Sumner, 1913-2000
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1979 May 25-June 25
Size:
61 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.merrit79
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Francis Sumner Merritt conducted 1979 May 25-June 25, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Bringle, Cynthia, 1939-
Kirwin, Liza
Dates:
1992 January 22
Size:
51 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bringl92
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Cynthia Bringle conducted 1992 January 22, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Iselin, Lewis, 1913-1990
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1981 September 30
Size:
1 Item (Sound recording: 1 sound file, digital, wav file)
23 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.iselin81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Lewis Iselin, conducted 1981 September 30 by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Camden, Maine.

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Creators:
Brown, William J. (William Joseph), 1923-1992
Brown, Jane Brennan, 1931-
Kessler, Jane
Dates:
1991 January 19-March 2
Size:
203 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.brown91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of William J. Brown and his wife Jane Brown conducted 1991 January 19-1991 March 2, by Jane Kessler, for the Archives of American Art.

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Calapai, Letterio, 1902-1993
Dates:
1858, 1870, 1900-1993
bulk 1920-1993
Size:
3.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.calalett
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Italian-American painter, engraver, and printmaker Letterio Calapai measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1858 through 1993 (bulk 1920s-1993). Found are correspondence, teaching and project files, writings and notes, printed materials, photographs, and sketchbooks, including one with scenes of Rockwell Kent's dairy farm in upstate New York.

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Creators:
Turner, Robert Chapman, 1913-2005
Dates:
circa 1917-2005
Size:
13.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.turnrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of ceramicist Robert Chapman Turner measure 13.3 linear feet and date from circa 1917 to 2005. The papers document Turner's career as an educator and studio potter through biographical material, correspondence, writings, teaching files, professional files including lectures, subject files, printed material, and photographs.

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Creators:
Schira, Cynthia, 1934-
Mensing, Margo, 1941-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2001 July 25-26
Size:
52 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.schira01
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Cynthia Schira conducted 2001 July 25-26, by Margo Mensing, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Schira's home and studio, in Westport, N.Y.

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