Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.baceralp
Creators:
Bacerra, Ralph, 1938-2008
Dates:
1957-2015
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of ceramic artist and educator Ralph Bacerra measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1957-2015. Included is an address book, correspondence with Eudorah Moore and others, teaching files, glaze recipes, photographs and slides, artwork, an illustrated diary, and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ralph Bacerra (1938-2008) was a ceramic artist and educator in Los Angeles, Calif.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2003 by Ralph Bacerra and 2016 by Cindy Bass, Bacerra's niece and executor, and in 2017 by Jo Lauria Fargo on behalf of Bass as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ceramicists -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Moore, Eudorah M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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