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Oral history interview with Fred Meyer, 1982 May

view Oral history interview with Fred Meyer, 1982 May digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Meyer, Fred, 1922-1986
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Subject:
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Kansas City Art Institute
Rochester Institute of Technology
School for American Craftsmen (Rochester, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 3 sound files : digital, wav file
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 2 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of Fred (Frederick R.) Meyer conducted 1982 May, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Meyer speaks of his art activities as a youth in Wis.; his training at the Cranbrook Academy of Art; and his teaching positions at Cranbrook, the Kansas City Art Institute, the School for American Craftsmen in Rochester, N.Y., and the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Fred Meyer, 1982 May. 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:
Fred Meyer (1922-1986) was a painter, sculptor, and educator of Scottsville, N.Y. Full name Frederick R. Meyer.
Provenance:
This interview is 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:
Educators
Interviews
Painters
Sculptors
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13267
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212339
AAA_collcode_meyer82
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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