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William J. and Jane Brown papers, circa 1940-2014

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Series 6: Printed Materials and Documentaries , 1942-2005
1.8 Linear feet
Boxes 4-6, 9; ER01

Found here are books, booklets, four video recordings of documentaries about crafts, a digitized music recording, exhibition catalogs and announcements, flyers, pamphlets, periodicals, postcards, posters, and stickers and patches with Penland's logo designed by Bill Brown. Almost all publications relate to Penland or are annotated by Jane Brown.
Description Container Select
Books, 1969-1979
Includes "The Penland Book of Practical Kites," "The Craftsman's Cookbook," and a few other books signed to Bill and Jane.
4
31-32
Booklets, 1942-1998
Includes the Penland publications Vegetable Dyeing by Emma Conley, The Story of the Penland Weavers by Bonnie Willis Ford, Penland program catalogs, and program for the Glass Art Society's conference at Penland.
5
1-4
Clippings, 1949-1998
Oversized material housed in Box 9, Folder 2.
5
5-12
Documentaries, 1991
4 videocassettes (vhs)
Includes "A Penland Summer," "Patterns of Rural Art" and "Old Crafts and New Horizons" by Allen Eaton, and "Penland School of Handicraft" by Thor Behrens.
5
13-14
Exhibition Catalogs and Announcements, 1954-1997
Many of the catalogs are signed to Bill and Jane.
5
15-16
Flyers, circa 1983-1993
5
17
"Jane and Ireland at Penland" (1979), Digitized Audio Recording, 2017
0.32 Gigabytes
One computer file
ER01
Pamplets, circa 1953-2004
Includes pamplets from Haystack and Penland.
5
19
Periodicals, Penland Line, 1991-1997
Includes articles on Bill and his glass studio.
5
20
Periodicals, 1966-1998
Oversized material housed in Box 9, Folder 2.
6
1-8
Postcards, circa 2005
6
9
Posters, 1971-1980
6
10
Stickers and Patches with Penland Logo Designed by Bill Brown, 1962-1979
6
11
Oversized Clippings from Box 5, 1968
9
2
Oversized Periodicals from Box 6, 1983
9
2

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