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educator , Museum administrator

Frederick Joseph Dockstader was museum administrator, educator. Member Cosmos Club, Century Club.

Background

Dockstader, Frederick Joseph was born on February 3, 1912 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Frederick and Dorothy Dockstader.

Education

AB, Northern Arizona University, 1939. Master of Arts, Northern Arizona University, 1941. Doctor of Philosophy, Western Reserve University, 1951.

Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Hartwick College, 1991. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), University South Dakota, 1992.

Career

Staff ethnologist, Cranbrook Institute Science, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 1943-1951;instructor, curator, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1952-1955;assistant director, Museum American Indian, Heye Foundation, New York City, 1955-1960;director, Museum American Indian, Heye Foundation, New York City, 1960-1975; Adjunct Professor, Arizona State University School Fine Arts, Tempe, since 1982. Instructor silversmithing N.H. League, Hanover, 1952-1955.

Works

Membership

Member Cosmos Club, Century Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: silversmithing.

Connections

father:
Frederick Dockstader

mother:
Dorothy Dockstader