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Oral history interview with Mary Shaffer, 2008 April 13-14

Interviewee:
Shaffer, Mary, 1947-
Interviewer:
Shea, Josephine, 1958-
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5 sound files (3 hr., 54 min.) : digital, wav
Transcript: 105 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 54 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of Mary Shaffer conducted 2008 April 13-14, by Jospehine Shea, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Shaffer's home and studio, in Taos, N.M.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Mary Shaffer, 2008 April 13-14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Biography Note:
Mary Shaffer (1947- ) is a glass artist in Taos, N.M. Josephine Shea (1958- ) is curator in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan.
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 administrators.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Glass artists
Interviews
Sound recordings
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16040
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)306959
AAA_collcode_shaffe08
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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