Oral history interview with Mary Ann Scherr, 2001 April 6-7
Scherr, Mary Ann, 1931-2016
Douglas, Mary F., 1956-
Kent State University
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Parsons School of Design
Penland School of Handicrafts
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Transcript: 71 pages.
Originally recorded on 5 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 34 min.
An interview of Mary Ann Scherr conducted 2001 April 6-7, by Mary Douglas, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
This interview took place in the artist's home and studio, Raleigh, N.C.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Mary Ann Scherr, 2001 April 6-7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. 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.
Mary Ann Scherr (1921- ) is a jeweler from Raleigh, N.C. Mary Douglas (1956-) is a curator at the Mint Museum of Craft and Design in Charlotte, N.C.
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 administrators.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001