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Johanna Drew Cluney

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A Biography of Johanna Drew Cluney

A Biography of John Dominis Holt


A Catalog of the Johanna Drew Cluney Collection
(pdf - 68 pages)


Contents: The illustrated catalog is an inventory, or container list of the Archives holdings of featherwork made by Johann Drew Cluney. The list also includes Johanna Drew Coluney's personal collection of shell lei, seed jewelry and hats.

Provenance: John Dominis Holt, the author of The Art of Featherwork in Old Hawaii (1985), recognized the genius of Auntie Johanna's featherwork creations. He called her the great featherworker of his time. When she died in 1978, he purchased her collection and donated it to Kamehameha Schools. It is now an important collection in the Kamehameha Schools Archives.

Bulk dates: 1930-1978.

Location: Archives Vault.

Size: 60 cu ft

Arrangement by series: 1. Biographies and acknowledgements. 2. Featherwork, Containers 1 and 2. 3. Hats, Container 3. 4. Catalogs and inventories, Container 4.

Language: English.

Container Labels: The Johanna Drew Cluney Collection. Containers 1, 2, 3, 4.

Bibliographic record: A Catalog of the Johanna Drew Cluney Collection by Candace W. Lee, Assistant Archivist. Kamehameha Schools Library Catalog. http://kspolaris.ksbe.edu/polaris/

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