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Craft Aesthetics Seminar slides and digital audio recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0614

Scope and Contents

The Craft Aesthetics Seminar collection contains slides and audio recordings from the 1979 seminar held at RIT. This was the third annual seminar hosted by the College of Applied and Fine Arts. Speakers include professor emeritus of Metallurgy at MIT, Cyril Stanley Smith; Japanese ceramic artist, Yasuki Ida; art history professor at Temple University, Shawn Lica; and art critic of the London Evening Standard, Edward Lucie Smith. An afternoon and evening session were held with each of the four guests speaking at both sessions. Original cassette recordings were digitized on 12/20/2012.

Dates

  • 1979

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

The Craft Aesthetics Seminar was held annually by RIT's College of Applied and Fine Arts. It brought in world reknowned artists and craftsmen to speak about their work and field of specialty.

Extent

2 Folder(s) (Slides in two binders and Digital Audio files )

Language

English

Overview

Slides and audio recordings of the Craft Aesthetics Seminar held at RIT in 1979.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type and then chronologically.

Physical Location

C.S. Mid-Range, Shelf 33

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials in the collection were given to RIT Archive Collections by Gary Griffin from the School of American Craftsmen in 1983. Accession number(s): type="accession">1983:004

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jennifer Roeszies in September 2015.
Title
Craft Aesthetics Seminar slides and audio recordings
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Jennifer Roeszies
Date
9/8/2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
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