Reflections in Time: Interview with Harry Duncan, 1986

In the summer of 1986 Harry Duncan, professor of fine arts (1972 - 1986) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) was interviewed for Reflections in Time by Paul Borge. Harry Duncan was born (1916) and raised in Keokuk, Iowa. He received a Bachelor's degree in English (1938) from Grinnell College, Iowa. In the early seventies he helped create the UNO Fine Arts Press "Abbattoir Editions"; handmade books by students and artists. He was honored with the Jane Geske award (1984) from the Nebraska Center for the Book (NCB) for his contributions to the field of bookmaking. Harry A. Duncan was "considered the father of the post-World War II private-press movement" (Newsweek, August 16, 1982). He passed away in 1997. This streaming video is also available at the UNO Libraries' YouTube site: http://youtu.be/hYrFabotd7c., UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections, 01:01:33
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Abstract/Description: In the summer of 1986 Harry Duncan, professor of fine arts (1972 - 1986) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) was interviewed for Reflections in Time by Paul Borge. Harry Duncan was born (1916) and raised in Keokuk, Iowa. He received a Bachelor's degree in English (1938) from Grinnell College, Iowa. In the early seventies he helped create the UNO Fine Arts Press "Abbattoir Editions"; handmade books by students and artists. He was honored with the Jane Geske award (1984) from the Nebraska Center for the Book (NCB) for his contributions to the field of bookmaking. Harry A. Duncan was "considered the father of the post-World War II private-press movement" (Newsweek, August 16, 1982). He passed away in 1997. This streaming video is also available at the UNO Libraries' YouTube site: http://youtu.be/hYrFabotd7c.
Subject(s): Duncan, Harry
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Interviews
Date Created: 1986

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