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Rudolph Schaeffer teaching a class on the history of design, not after 1961, from the Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1994

Rudolph Schaeffer teaching a class on the history of design, not after 1961

Schaeffer, Rudolph Frederick, 1886-1988

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Title: Rudolph Schaeffer teaching a class on the history of design

Date: not after 1961

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in. ; 1 hr., 35 min., 37 sec.

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.

Creator: Schaeffer, Rudolph Frederick, 1886-1988

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.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 11984