Oral history interview with John Prip, 1980 Oct. 20 and 1981 Nov. 21
Prip, John A., 1922-2009
Brown, Robert F.
Rhode Island School of Design
School of American Craftsmen (Dartmouth College)
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Audio excerpt: 1 sound file (4 min.) : digital
Transcript: 81 p.
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 49 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of John Prip conducted 1980 Oct. 20 and 1981 Nov. 21, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Prip speaks of his training in Denmark, teaching at the School of American Craftsmen and at the Rhode Island School of Design, and designing for industry.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with John Prip, 1980 Oct. 20 and 1981 Nov. 21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
John Prip (1922-2009) was a silversmith and teacher from Rehoboth, Mass.
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001