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Creators:
Albers, Anni
Dates:
1924-1969
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.albeanni
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist and weaver Anni Albers measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1924-1969. They consist primarily of printed materials about Alber's exhibitions, Bauhaus training, and Black Mountain weaving classes.

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Creators:
Albers, Anni
Fesci, Sevim
Dates:
1968 July 5
Size:
20 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.albersa68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Anni Albers conducted 1968 July 5, by Sevim Fesci, for the Archives of American Art, in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Creators:
Morris, Walter F., Jr., 1952-
Dates:
May 1977
Size:
6 Inches
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7259
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes the catalog that has a catalog number, place of manufacture, name of the piece, description, symbols, date, condition, use, and technique. Some of the cards have illustrations. Also included are a few pieces of graph paper with weaving patterns and a photograph of Morris with some people of Chiapas.

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Creators:
Akers, Adela, 1933-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2008 March 4-6
Size:
113 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.akers08
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Adela Akers conducted 2008 March 4-6, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Akers' studio, in Guerneville, California.

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Creators:
Wells, Oliver, 1907-1970
Dates:
circa 1967
Size:
2 Color prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81C
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Mary Peters (Interior Salish) weaving a tapestry with a two-bar loom and Mrs. William Kelley (Coast Salish) spinning yarn with a spinning wheel. Photographs made in Sardis, Chilliwack, British Columbia.

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Creators:
Guermonprez, Trude, 1910-1976
Dates:
1950-1976
Size:
3 Boxes
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1993-121-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This archive includes interesting documents related to Trude Guermonprez's life and work as a weaver. The archives are especially related to the designer's work for her major clients, like Holland America Line and Owens Corning Fiberglass; other pieces in this archive are related to Guermonprez's work for custom curtains made for major synagogues and her designs, interior fabrics, screens and rugs realized in conjunction with J.P. Oud, Architects Associated, New York; Eric Mendelsohn, Warren Callister, etc. The correspondence and the photographs in this collection provide insight into the designer's private life. Included in this collection are press articles, brochures, correspondence, postcards, photographs, color slides, notebooks, textiles, and textile wood patterns.

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Creators:
Kendall, Marian
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 Aug. 26
Size:
3 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
40 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.kendal65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Marian Kendall conducted 1965 Aug. 26, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art. Kendall speaks of her childhood; learning how to weave; her parents; scholarship from Mrs. Vanderbilt; Baltimore, Md.; Santa Barbara, Calif.; Pasadena, Calif.; repairing woven items for the Art Association and the Museum of Man; types of fibers u...

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Creators:
Carey, Joyce Marquess
Adamson, Glenn
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2002 June 16
Size:
76 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.carey02
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Joyce Marquess Carey conducted 2002 June 16, by Glenn Adamson, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Carey's home, in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Creators:
Setzler, Frank M. (Frank Maryl), 1902-1975
Dates:
April 8, 1949
Size:
18 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7437
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The letter reports a lack of research at the Smithsonian into tapestries, silks, and velours and makes recommendations for pursuing the subjects. Enclosures are statements and bibliographies that were being distributed by the Department of Anthropology--The Arts of the Thread (statement regarding the collection of textile arts in the United States ...

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Creators:
Cook, Lia, 1942-
Baizerman, Suzanne
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2006 August 22-29
Size:
36 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.cook06
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Lia Cook conducted 2006 August 22-29, by Suzanne Baizerman, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in the artist's studio, in Berkeley, California.

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