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Collection Details


Collection Name: American Craftspeople Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/crafts.html
Dates Spanned: 1984-1988
Description: Over 150 interviews with a wide range of craftspeople working in a variety of mediums; cloth, metals, wood, glass, etc. The interviews document the transformation of the crafts to objets d'art. The project was made possible by Dr. Richard Polsky, who conducted the interviews and directed the transcription.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 151
Interviews: [53 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Domestic life; Intellectual life
ASP Subjects: Art; Art metal-work; Artisans--United States; Glass blowing and working in art; Handicraft--United States; Oral history; Textile artists; Textile crafts; United States; Wood in art
Collection Code: OHC0000791