Size: 149 Pages, Transcript
Format: Originally recorded on 1 tape reel and 4 cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hrs., 50 min.
Summary: An interview of Margaret Merwin Patch conducted 1980 Oct. 16-1984 Sept. 25, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Patch discusses her childhood and education in Ill.; her career as an economist; training in art at Cranbrook Academy; development of community art center and craft organizations in Mass.; work with Aileen Osborn Webb on American Crafts Council and in co-founding World Crafts Council; and involvement with art organizations in Florida.