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The Barbara Cowles collection on Shop One contains materials about the retail store that featured handmade crafts by RIT professors, as well as other craftsmen in the Rochester area and beyond. Included are posters, news clippings, exhibition announcements, photographs, digital images and HTML pages from a website about Shop One (no longer live on web).
Slides and audio recordings of the Craft Aesthetics Seminar held at RIT in 1979.
The Doug Baker collection on Shop One contains materials about the retail store, Shop One, that featured handmade crafts by RIT professors, as well as other craftsmen in the Rochester area and beyond. Included are copies of his designs for Shop One related materials including letterhead, logos, invitations, and advertisements.
The Edward G. Dykstra collection contains silverware and ceramic pieces; books and magazines about crafts, design, and silverwork; photographs of silver work and two Alfred University yearbooks. Mr. Dykstra attended the School for American Craftsmen (SAC) at Alfred University, graduating in 1948. The silver and ceramic include bowls, pitchers, plates, a vase and a box created by either Mr. Dykstra or a contemporary of his from SAC.
Two oxidized silver necklaces, one titled Emerald Trough necklace features ten oxidized silver bars connected by a trough containing a natural emerald. The other untitled piece is made of silver teaspoons and cotton string. The spoons create a silver cage that contains a spray of bay leaves. Ms. Bello created it during her time as a student at RIT's School for American Crafts.
Digital audio recordings of two interviews with Hans Christensen. Christensen was a world renowned silver smith who taught at RIT for 29 years.
Audio recording of Hobart Cowles receiving the Outstanding Teacher Award.
The Joe and Ann Watson collection on Shop One consists of a 1990 School of American Craftmen's calendar and eight photographs of Shop One goods and artists.
The collection contains two pieces of fine jewelry created by artist Juan Carlos Caballero-Perez. One is a large necklace with a center breast plate and the other is a hand-piece titled You and me.
The Paul Rankin collection of Frans Wildenhain sketchbooks and slides contains four books of sketches done by Mr. Wildenhain in the 1970's, approximately 154 slides of his sculptures, pots, and murals, several books and publications relating to the Bauhaus in Germany, Marguerite Wildenhain, and crafts, some in German.