Fedoroff, George W., b. 1906 d. 2001
Educator, Woodworker, Woodturner
Active in Ala.
Collection size: 2.4 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)
Collection Summary: Correspondence, writings, reports, printed material, exhibition catalogs, and photographs.
REELS 3958-3959: A resume; correspondence with family, friends, and regarding teaching programs in Alaska; notes; writings by Fedoroff, including an autobiography and proposals concerning art in Alaska; writings by others, including "Preservation of Indian Art in Southeastern Alaska" by Katharine Kuh; exhibition announcements and catalogs; clippings; miscellaneous printed material on arts and crafts in Alaska; and photographs of works of art.
REEL 1813: Personal and business correspondence;an unpublished essay, "Arts and Crafts as a Profession," by Fedoroff, 1947; a sketchbook with notes; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; photographs of Fedoroff and his works of art. Also included is a report, "Survey of Alaska Native Arts and Crafts," by William J. Lippincott, 1949.
Biographical/Historical Note: Educator and craftsman; Sitka, Alaska. Served as an arts and crafts specialist for the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Affairs from 1947-1953 in Sitka.
Donated 1980-1981 by George Fedoroff.
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