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Rudolph Schaeffer teaching part 1 of a class on awareness of form and color, 1960 March 24

Rudolph Schaeffer teaching part 1 of a class on awareness of form and color, 1960 March 24

Schaeffer, Rudolph Frederick, 1886-1988

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Title: Rudolph Schaeffer teaching part 1 of a class on awareness of form and color

Date: 1960 March 24

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in. ; 1 hr., 56 min., 35 sec.

Description: Schaeffer begins by discussing various American craftsmen, and then goes into the main lecture topic on awareness of the world around you. Later he opens the class to discussion on the relationship between function and beauty in design, and has class members present functional objects they have brought in for discussion.

Side 2 of the original tape is mostly blank.

A recorded introduction which seems to match this class is cataloged as 11998. Part 2 of this class is cataloged as 11960.

Creator: Schaeffer, Rudolph Frederick, 1886-1988

Forms part of: Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1994

Rights Statement: U.S. public domain

Citation: Rudolph Schaeffer teaching part 1 of a class on awareness of form and color, 1960 March 24. 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: 11959