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Tage Frid papers, circa 1950-2004

Frid, Tage, 1915-2004

Woodworker, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 4.5 Linear feet

Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, wiritngs, photographs, and audio visual material relating to woodworker, Tage Frid.
Biographical material includes resumes. Correspondence is both personal and professional. Writings include drafts by Frid and artists' statements. Photographs, slides and contact sheets are of Frid at work and traveling. A significant number of photos document his time at Penland School of Crafts. Audio visual material includes five VHS cassettes containing interviews with Tage Frid and demonstrations of his woodworking techniques, undated.

Biographical/Historical Note

Tage Frid (1915-2004) was a woodworker from Rochester, N.Y.


Donated 2005 by Emma Frid, Tage Frid's widow and in 2014 by Peter A. Frid, Frid's son.

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How to Cite This Collection

Tage Frid papers, circa 1950-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.