Thursday, December 13, 2018

Pyrex Nerds: Folklorist Terra Barrett on her Love of All Things Vintage



Terra Barrett is a public folklorist with Heritage NL. She is researching the folklore and oral history of the province. Terra holds a BA in Folklore and French and a MA in Public Folklore from Memorial University. She is a lover of all things vintage and an avid Pyrex collector. In this episode, Terra talks about the history of Pyrex, how she became a collector, and the thrill of the hunt for new (and old!) pieces and designs.
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The Living Heritage Podcast is about people who are engaged in the heritage and culture sector, from museum professionals and archivists, to tradition bearers and craftspeople - all those who keep history alive at the community level. The show is a partnership between HFNL and CHMR Radio. Past episodes are hosted on Libsyn, and you can subscribe via iTunes, or Stitcher. Theme music is Rythme Gitan by Latché Swing.

1 comment:

Janice Esther Tulk said...

Really enjoyed this episode! I collect china and glass and I often joke that pieces find me (not the other way around). I always love the story of how a piece was discoverd and acquired.