Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in. ; 1 hr., 35 min., 37 sec.
Creator: Rudolph Frederick Schaeffer (1886-1988)
Description: Schaeffer begins by discussing revival styles of furniture design, and giving a survey of 20th century furniture design, then goes on to speak about architecture and color theory.
Sound quality is distorted for much of side 1.
Transcribed Nov. 2, 1961. Original recording is undated.
Side 2 of this reel contains unidentified percussive music, which appears to be unrelated to the lecture on side 1.
Forms part of: Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1994
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Rudolph Schaeffer teaching a class on the history of design, not after 1961. Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 11984
- Furniture design
Availability: This item has been digitally reformattted. It is available by appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations by request.