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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Daley
RLIN number: NXCP89-A23
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: American Craftspeople Project
Description: Family background and childhood, New York State; Army Air Corps cadet program, 1943; shot down, life as a prisoner of war; Massachusetts College of Art; growing interest in pottery; Columbia University, MA 1951; teaching experiences; finding his own style; pots as expressive entities; teaching art; changes in arts and crafts since 1940s; recollections of important potters; role of the galleries.
Extent: Transcript: 119 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from interviewee. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1985. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Daley, William
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Ceramic artist
Document date: 1985
Interviewer: Polsky, Richard M.
Organizations discussed: Columbia University, New York, NY; Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Boston, MA; Massachusetts; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art museums; Boston, MA; Columbia University, New York, NY; Massachusetts; Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Potters; Pottery; Pottery--Themes, motives; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Daley, William; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020732-16173