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Reminiscences of William Daley : oral history, 1985.

Creator: Daley, William, 1925-
Project: American craftspeople project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 119 pages Sound recording: 3 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Ceramic artist.

Scope and Contents

Family background and childhood, New York State; Army Air Corps cadet program, 1943; shot down, life as a prisoner of war; Massachusetts College of Art; growing interest in pottery; Columbia University, MA 1951; teaching experiences; finding his own style; pots as expressive entities; teaching art; changes in arts and crafts since 1940s; recollections of important potters; role of the galleries.

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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1985.

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