Robert H. Luck papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.luckrobe
Creators:
Luck, Robert H., 1921-1993
Contemporary Arts Center (Cincinnati, Ohio)
American Federation of Arts
Dates:
1967
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 Linear feet
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; exhibition materials; photographs; sketches; Christmas cards; biographical information; writings; and an audio cassette.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3134: Correspondence, August-September 1967, with Ralph R. Miller, director of the Museum of the City of New York, regarding a seminar "Exporation of the Ways, Means, and Value of Museum Communication with the Viewing Public," held October 9-10, 1967, hosting Marshall McLuhan and Harley Parker. Two clippings on the seminar are also included. Also includes a tape recording of a dialogue between McLuhan and Parker made in preparation for the seminar.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Primarily personal and professional correspondence, 1941-1964; exhibition catalogs from shows at the Contemporary Arts Center at the Cincinnati Art Museum; business files and publicity files; Luck's resume to 1966; photographs of Luck; a collection of Christmas cards, original designs, 1965; writings by Luck; watercolor sketches by Luck, 1941-1948; and some charcoal and some pencil sketches of nudes.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Curator, born in Tonawanda, N.Y. Attended University of Buffalo, BFA, Harvard University, MA, and Istituti Meschini, Rome, Certificate of Painting. Was curator of the Contemporary Art Center at the Cincinnati Art Museum and assistant director of the American Federation of Arts.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3134 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1967 by Robert H. Luck.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Microfilmed portions: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Conditions Governing Access
Unfilmed portions: stored off-site. Contact cheif of reference services, Washington D.C. for access guidelines.

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Repository Contact
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