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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Rudolph Staffel
RLIN number: NXCP89-A25
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: American Craftspeople Project
Description: Childhood; education at Chicago Art Institute, late 1920s; exposure to ceramics in New Mexico, teaching at Arts and Crafts Club, New Orleans, and Tyler School of Art, Temple University; U.S. Air Force, World War II; professional interests, use of clay and porcelain, reflections on development of American Ceramic Society, National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts.
Extent: Transcript: 71 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from interviewer. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1986. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1984 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Staffel, Rudolph, 1911-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1911
Speaker occupation: Ceramic artist
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 1984
Interviewer: Polsky, Richard M.
Organizations discussed: Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Clay; North America; Oral history; Porcelain; Potters--United States; Pottery; Pottery craft; U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: American Ceramic Society; Staffel, Rudolph, 1911-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020756-16197