Margrie, Victor (28 of 32) National Life Stories Collection: Crafts' Lives
Part 28: Remarks on MM's editorship of the 'Crafts Magazine'. Description of the CAC's national conference at the V&A, mentions Edward Heath. Story about J.R.R. Tolkien presenting a Philip Smith [PS] binding of 'Lord of the Rings' to the Duke of Edinburgh, description of PS. Remarks on VM finding bookbinding difficult. Mentions Ivor Robinson. Story about Sam Smith's commission for the Craftsman's Art exhibition. Story about Roy Shaw suggesting that the CAC join the Arts Council. Remarks on DE's and PR's delight at the exhibition. Remarks on the rise in prominence of chairmen of the Arts and Crafts Councils. Description of being in a delegation for a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) world conference in Mexico, mentions the Elgin Marbles, Charlton Heston and David Church.
|Collection||The British Library|
|Year||2004-09-16, 2004-10-29, 2004-12-18, 2005-01-27, 2005-02-23|
|Subject Terms||Oral histories|