Carlos and Rhoda LeBlanc Lopez papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lopecarp
Creators:
Lopez, Carlos, 1908-1953
Lopez, Rhoda LeBlanc, 1912-
Dates:
1932-1973
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
392 Items
(on 1 microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; biographical data; journal; sketchbook and sketches; photographs; and printed material.
Scope and Contents
Carlos Lopez material includes: a biographical typescript; an illustrated journal recording Carlos Lopez's army experiences and travels along the Gold Coast of Africa in 1943; an undated sketchbook of drawings; 44 undated sketches, some done as studies for his ceramics; 94 photographs of Carlos Lopez, his family, his travels, and his works of art; exhibition catalogs; and printed material including articles, clippings, press releases, and miscellany.
Scope and Contents
Rhoda Lopez material includes: four letters; biographical data from the 1973 exhibition catalog "California in Clay"; 16 photographs of Rhoda Lopez, her ceramics, and her works of art, including an undated photograph by George Lyons of her sculpture, "Figure of Christ," done for the Clairmont Lutheran Church in San Diego, California; and printed matter including publications, articles, and clippings, a few discussing her work as a medical illustrator in 1955.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ceramists, and Rhoda is also a sculptor; San Diego, Calif. and Michigan. Carlos was born in Havana, Cuba.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 2105 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Rhoda LeBlanc Lopez after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lent for microfilming 1979 by Rhoda Lopez.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ceramics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Diego Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- Michigan Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hispanic American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceramicists -- California -- San Diego Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- California -- San Diego Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceramicists -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Michigan Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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