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Oral history interview with John Prip, 1980 Oct. 20 and 1981 Nov. 21

view Oral history interview with John Prip, 1980 Oct. 20 and 1981 Nov. 21 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Prip, John A., 1922-2009
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Subject:
Rhode Island School of Design
School of American Craftsmen (Dartmouth College)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Massachusetts
Physical Description:
Audio excerpt: 1 sound file (4 min.) : digital
Transcript: 81 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 49 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
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:
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.
Biography Note:
John Prip (1922-2009) was a silversmith and teacher from Rehoboth, Mass.
Provenance:
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Design, Industrial
Designers
Interviews
Silversmiths
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12771
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211983
AAA_collcode_prip80
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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