Oral history interview with Herman Glendenning, 1979 Aug. 9-Oct. 31

Glendenning, Herman W. , b. 1906 d. 1997
Silversmith
Active in Gardner, Mass.

Size: Sound recording: 2 sound tape reels ; 5 in.
Transcript: 76 p.

Collection Summary: An interview of Herman Glendenning conducted 1979 Aug. 9-Oct. 31, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: Herman Glendenning (1906-1997) was a silversmith from Westminster, Mass. Before working on his own, Glendenning apprenticed at Arthur J. Stone Associates in Gardner, Mass., a workshop patterned after English silversmith shops stressing traditional techniques and hand wrought designs.

This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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