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Oral history interview with Virgil Ellsworth Poling, 1980 February 8

Interviewee:
Poling, Virgil Ellsworth, 1908-2001  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Subject:
United States. Agency for International Development  Search this
School of American Craftsmen (Dartmouth College)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Artisans -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12645
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211980
AAA_collcode_poling80
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211980
Online Media:

Oral history interview with John Prip, 1980 Oct. 20 and 1981 Nov. 21

Interviewee:
Prip, John A., 1922-2009  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Subject:
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
School of American Craftsmen (Dartmouth College)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Design, Industrial  Search this
Designers -- Interviews  Search this
Silversmiths -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12771
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211983
AAA_collcode_prip80
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211983
Online Media:

Oral history interview with John Prip

Interviewee:
Prip, John, 1922-2009  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
School of American Craftsmen (Dartmouth College)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Audio excerpt: 1 sound file (4 min.), digital)
81 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1980 Oct. 20 and 1981 Nov. 21
Scope and Contents:
An interview of John Prip conducted 1980 Oct. 20 and 1981 Nov. 21, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Prip speaks of his training in Denmark, teaching at the School of American Craftsmen and at the Rhode Island School of Design, and designing for industry.
Biographical / Historical:
John Prip (1922-2009) was a silversmith and teacher from Rehoboth, Mass.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 49 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Design, Industrial  Search this
Designers -- Interviews  Search this
Silversmiths -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.prip80
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-prip80

Oral history interview with Virgil Ellsworth Poling

Interviewee:
Poling, Virgil Ellsworth, 1908-2001  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
School of American Craftsmen (Dartmouth College)  Search this
United States. Agency for International Development  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound files, digital, wav file)
30 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1980 February 8
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Virgil Poling conducted 1980 February 8, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Poling speaks of the School of American Craftsmen in its early years at Dartmouth College; the creation of a crafts curriculum at Dartmouth during the 1940s and 1950s; and working as a field administrator of crafts and marketing programs for the Agency for International Development in Nigeria, Korea, and Indochina, during the 1960s and 1970s.
Biographical / Historical:
Virgil Ellsworth Poling (1908-2001) was a craftsman and art administrator from Little Deer Isle, Maine.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 41 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 others.
Topic:
Artisans -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.poling80
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-poling80

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