Hershey, Samuel Franklin
Active in Mass.
Size: Sound recording: 5 sound cassettes.
Collection Summary: An interview of Samuel Hershey conducted 1981 Nov.18-1984 Mar. 15, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Samuel F. Hershey (1904-1987) was a designer and instructor of design at Harvard University during the 1940s, an administrator at the Rhode Island School of Design during the 1950s and 1960s, and the Acting Chairman of the Department of Design in the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley, during the 1970s.
These interviews are 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 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.