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Crafts (art genres)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

RIT School for American Crafts records and slides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0318
Overview

The RIT School for American Crafts records and slides contains short essays on the history of the school, a selection of administrative files, promotional materials, curriculum information, information about craft exhibitions at RIT as well as exhibitions of work by faculty and students, and a number of articles and clippings, mainly from 1950 to 1990. There is also a set of slides used to promote the school and facilities, ca. 2000.

Dates: 1943-2008; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Robert H. Johnston digital audio recordings

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: RITArc-0638
Overview

Digital audio recordings of Robert H. Johnston during his time at RIT. Dr. Robert H. Johnston spent twenty years as a professor and administrator at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He eventually became the Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts. In 1990 he was named a Special Assistant to the President of R.I.T. Dr. Johnston most known for developing a system of using digital imaging to decode damaged and ancient texts including the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Dates: circa 1970

Sowon Joo jewelry

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: RITArt-0084
Overview

The collection contains three pieces of jewelry designed by Sowon Joo a former student at RIT's School for American Crafts.

Dates: 2013-2014

Tage Frid chandelier

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: RITArt-0077
Overview

Tage Frid chandelier is finely handcrafted from cast iron. Mr. Frid was a woodworking instructor for the School for American Craftsmen from 1950-1961.

Dates: circa 1950-1975

Val Cushing ceramic pot

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: RITArt-0072
Overview

This collection consists of one ceramic lidded pot.

Dates: 1980s?