Sam Halstead Contemporary Stained Glass Documentaries
Scope and Contents
This digital collection consists of five documentary films. _Lighting the Way: The German Pioneers of Contemporary Stained Glass_ is the longest of the films, running 90 minutes. It includes interviews with German and American artists and art historians and numerous images of German stained glass windows, mostly taken by Halstead. The remaining four films are significantly shorter, running 13 to 20 minutes each, and consist largely of interviews with the featured artists.
- Halstead, Sam, 1950- (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for public research. Researchers may make an appointment to view the collection or view the materials online.
Conditions Governing Use
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Biographical / Historical
Sam Halstead is a stained glass artist and documentary film maker. Originally from New Zealand, he opened a stained glass studio in Aukland in 1979. After many years there, he immigrated to the United States and settled in California. In the 2010s, Halstead produced several documentary films about contemporary stained glass. _Lighting the Way: The German Pioneers of Contemporary Stained Glass_, won the American Glass Guild Inspiration Award in 2018.
12.5 Gigabytes (5 MP4 files)
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Access to these materials is currently provided through a YouTube account unaffiliated with the Corning Museum of Glass. Local digital copies may be viewed upon request.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from Sam Halstead in 2020.
Processed by Colleen McFarland Rademaker in 2021.
- Sam Halstead Contemporary Stained Glass Documentaries, 2017-2020
- A Guide to the Collection
- Colleen McFarland Rademaker
- December 29, 2021
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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