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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Dorothy Gill Barnes
RLIN number: NXCP90-A2
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: American Craftspeople Project
Description: Childhood in Strawberry Point, Iowa; early creative projects; undergraduate education at Coe College, Minneapolis School of Art and University of Iowa, 1944-49; teaching at Simpson College, 1949-50; experiences in summer program at Cranbrook, 1950; Masters degree in Art Education, University of Iowa, 1951; professor at Parsons College, 1952 and at Trinity College, Texas, 1953; study of ceramics at the McNay Art Institute and Ohio State University; teaching children at home; professor of Art Education, Capital University; struggle to fit in craftswork between job and family; basketry interest and study, 1972 to present; preference for natural fibers; entering competitions; pricing and sale of baskets.
Extent: Transcript: 64 leaves, Tape: 1 cassette
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1990. Permission required to cite, quote, or reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1988 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Barnes, Dorothy Gill, 1927-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1927
Speaker occupation: Ceramic and basketry artist
Age at speaking: 61
Document date: 1988
Interviewer: Polsky, Richard M.
Organizations discussed: Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Locations discussed: Bloomfield Hills, MI; Michigan; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art--Study and teaching; Basket making; Bloomfield Hills, MI; Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Handicraft--Marketing; Michigan; North America; Potters; Pottery; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Arts and crafts movement; Barnes, Dorothy Gill, 1927-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021149-16588