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John Glover : [exhibition catalog] / by John A. McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (Launceston, Tas.)  Search this
Subject:
Glover, John 1767-1849  Search this
Physical description:
71 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1977
Call number:
N40.1.G564 M2
N40.1.G564M2
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_113275

Oral history interview with Edgar and Joyce Anderson

Interviewee:
Anderson, Edgar, approximately 1922-  Search this
Anderson, Joyce, 1925-  Search this
Interviewer:
Gold, Donna, 1953-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
American Craft Council  Search this
American Crafts Council. Museum of Contemporary Crafts  Search this
Chilton Professional Automotive (Firm)  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
United States. Agency for International Development  Search this
Campbell, David Robert, 1907-1963  Search this
Cooke, Edward S., 1954-  Search this
Grotta, Lou  Search this
Grotta, Sandra  Search this
Larsen, Jack Lenor  Search this
Malarcher, Patricia  Search this
Maloof, Sam  Search this
McPhee, John, 1931-  Search this
Meier, Richard, 1934-  Search this
Milan, Emil, 1922-1985  Search this
Smith, Paul J., 1931-  Search this
Stocksdale, Bob, 1913-2003  Search this
Takaezu, Toshiko  Search this
Tibbs, Thomas S., 1917-2002  Search this
Webb, Aileen O.  Search this
Wegner, Hans J., 1914-  Search this
Wirkkala, Tapio, 1915-1985  Search this
Wyman, William, 1922-1980  Search this
Extent:
143 Pages (Transcript)
34 Items (Sound recording: 34 sound files (5 hr., 56 min.), digital, wav)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
World Trade Center Site (New York, N.Y.)
Honduras -- Description and Travel
Date:
2002 September 17-19
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Edgar and Joyce Anderson conducted 2002 September 17-19, by Donna Gold, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Morristown, New Jersey.
The interview begins in the home of their frequent patrons, Sandra and Lou Grotta, in Harding Township, New Jersey. The Grottas are not present. They discuss several of their pieces in situ, including tables, beds, a piano bench, the grandfather clock (carved in the shape of Edgar's arm wearing a wristwatch), and the Knight table. Many of these pieces are discussed in detail in terms of their design and construction. They also allude briefly to other pieces in the Grotta's collection by Toshiko Takaezu, Hans Wegner, Bill Wyman, Sam Maloof, and Bob Stocksdale. The Grotta's house, designed by architect Richard Meier, is also discussed. Edgar recalls that Meier designed the house to accommodate the collection. They also talk about the Grotta's participation in the American Craft Council, and the relationship among collectors. The interview continues at the artists' home Harding Township, New Jersey. They discuss several projects for other clients, and they reflect on the relationships that developed. These include: a gaming table for Doug Dayton of Monteath Lumber Company, a jewelry chest for Thelma Newman, collaboration with Newman on a book for Chilton Publishing Company (not published), and a figural chest for Mako Stewart, which is still in the artists' private collection. They reflect on their private and professional partnership and the balance of skills they shared. They recall that their early success was bolstered by a New York Times article by Betty Pepis. This publicity led to new clients, such as Reverend John Mason of the Episcopal Chapel at the University of Maine, who is discussed in detail along with his wife Elizabeth Mason. They explain their expertise in humidity and wood shrinkage, including their work as consultants for the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, before it became the American Craft Museum. There is lengthy discussion of the Andersons' own house, which they designed and built themselves over a period of years. Frank Lloyd Wright was an influence. They discuss other church commissions in general, speaking of the influence of their spirituality. St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Haworth, New Jersey, is discussed in some detail. Edgar briefly talks about a local World Trade Center memorial which he has been working on. They recall the importance of the support of the American Craft Museum, Aileen Osborne (Vanderbilt) Webb, and David Campbell. They discuss in depth their time in Honduras, under the sponsorship of the USAID program, teaching craft techniques to local inhabitants. Joyce describes this as a Kennedy era demonstration program. Other participants in the Honduras program included Dave Chapman, Roy Ginstrom, Bill Wyman, and Emil Milan. They also recall participating in a similar program in Antigua. They also recall Herb and Marje Noyes, Ruth Martin, Patricia Malarcher, John Geraci, Mike Langan, Bob and Rowena MacPhail, Sterling North, Zelda Strecker, Paul Smith, Tom Tibbs, Walker Weed, Lois Moran, Toshiko Takaezu, Tapio Wirkkala, Jack Lenor Larsen, Edward Cooke, Michael Stone, John McPhee, and Dot Blanchard.
Biographical / Historical:
Edgar Anderson (1922- ) and Joyce Anderson (1923- ) are woodworkers from Morristown, New Jersey.
General:
Originally recorded 5 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 34 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 56 min.
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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Woodworkers -- New Jersey -- Interviews.  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.anders02a
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ae8bf067-31d4-4221-a0a6-7913411f8cdb
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-anders02a
Online Media:

Monopoly Mike Osborne

Photographer:
Osborne, Mike 1978-  Search this
Author:
McPhee, John 1931- Search for Marvin Gardens  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Physical description:
114 pages color illustrations 24 cm
Type:
Specimens
Pictorial works
Smithsonian Libraries artists' books
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Place:
New Jersey
Atlantic City
Atlantic City (N.J.)
Date:
2014
21st century
Topic:
Artists' books  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Street photography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1059147

Canoes : a natural history in North America / Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims ; foreword by John McPhee

Author:
Neuzil, Mark  Search this
Sims, Norman  Search this
Author of foreword:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
xxxiv, 370 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 21 x 27 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
North America
Date:
2016
Topic:
Canoes and canoeing--History  Search this
Canoes and canoeing--Design and construction  Search this
Boats  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110168

Uncommon carriers / John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John, 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
248 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2006
Topic:
Freight and freightage  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_801297

The survival of the bark canoe / John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Adney, Tappan 1868-1950  Search this
Subject:
Vaillancourt, Henri  Search this
Physical description:
114, [31] p. : ill ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Maine
Date:
1975
Topic:
Canoes and canoeing  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_898372

The founding fish / John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
358 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North America
Date:
2002
Topic:
American shad  Search this
Shad fishing--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_737058

Annals of the former world / John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John, 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
695 p. : maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1998
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_545974

Encounters with the archdruid [by] John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
245 p. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1971
[1971]
Topic:
Conservation of natural resources  Search this
Wilderness areas  Search this
Call number:
S942.M27 1971X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_435458

The control of nature / John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
272 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1989
Topic:
Environmental protection  Search this
Nature--Effect of human beings on  Search this
Call number:
TD170.M36 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_435479

Looking for a ship / John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Stella Lykes (Ship)  Search this
Physical description:
241 p. ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1990
Topic:
Seafaring life  Search this
Call number:
G540.M365 1990X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_447131

Oranges, by John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
149 p. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1967
[1967]
Topic:
Oranges  Search this
Call number:
SB370.O7M3 1967X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_276693

Basin and range / John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
215 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
West (U.S.)
Date:
1981
C1981
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Call number:
QE79 .M28 1981X
QE79.M28 1981X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_138781

The Pine Barrens / by John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Curtsinger, Bill 1946-  Search this
Physical description:
149 p., [63] p. of plates : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Pine Barrens (N.J.)
Date:
1981
Call number:
F142.P5 M172 1981
F142.P5M172 1981
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_143012

In suspect terrain / John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
209 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Northeastern States
Date:
1983
Topic:
Geology  Search this
Call number:
QE78.3 .M36 1983X
QE78.3.M36 1983X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_162324

A roomful of Hovings and other profiles, by John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Hoving, Thomas 1931-2009  Search this
Physical description:
250 p. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1969
[1968]
20th century
Topic:
Biography  Search this
Call number:
CT120 .M17
CT120.M17
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_21958

The Pine Barrens [by] John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
156 p. illus. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1968
[1968]
Topic:
Pine barrens  Search this
Call number:
F142.P5 M172 1968
F142.P5M172 1968
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_35478

The curve of binding energy [by] John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Taylor, Theodore B. 1925-  Search this
Physical description:
231 p. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1974
[1974]
Topic:
Atomic bomb  Search this
Nuclear industry--Security measures  Search this
Call number:
UF767 .M215 1974X
UF767.M215 1974X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_38793

The deltoid pumpkin seed / John McPhee

Author:
McPhee, John 1931-  Search this
Physical description:
184 pages ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1973
©1973
Topic:
Airships  Search this
Airplanes  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1061949

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