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Oral history interview with Richard Thomas, 1978 May 5-17

view Oral history interview with Richard Thomas, 1978 May 5-17 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Thomas, Richard C., 1917-1988
Interviewer:
Barrie, Dennis, 1947-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 48 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 3 min.
Summary:
An interview of Richard Thomas conducted 1978 May 5-17, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Richard Thomas, 1978 May 5-17. 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:
Richard Thomas (1917-1988) is a metalsmith and educator from Cranbrook Academy, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives' 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:
Art, American
Decorative arts
Educators
Interviews
Metal-workers
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12006
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213158
AAA_collcode_thomas78
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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