Oral history interview with Merryll Saylan, 2006 May 20-June 5

Saylan, Merryll B. , b. 1936
Woodworker
Active in San Rafael, Calif.

Size: 7 compact discs (6 hr., 9 min.) : digital ; 2 5/8 in.

Format: Originally recorded on 7 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 9 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Merryll Saylan conducted 2006 May 20-June 5, by Glenn Adamson, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the Victoria & Albert Museum, in London, England.

Biographical/Historical Note: Merryll Saylan (1936- ) is a wood artist from San Rafael, California. Glenn Adamson (1972- ) is a museum professional, in London, England.

This interview is part of the Archives of American Art 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 administrators.

Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
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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