Glen Lukens letters to Roy Walker

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.walkroy
Creators:
Walker, Roy, 1910-2006
Lukens, Glen
Dates:
circa 1930-1945
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Glen Luken letters to Roy Walker measure 0.4 linear feet and date from circa 1930- 1945. Included are approximately 150 letters from ceramic artist Glen Lukens to Roy Walker. The letters were written during the time that Lukens became head of the art department at University of Southern California in 1936. They also document Lukens' travels to Mexico and to Haiti, where he established a ceramics center, and his ideas on teaching, materials, exhibitions, sales, race relations, and other topics.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Roy Walker (1910-2006) was a ceramic artist in California and a student of Glen Lukens.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 2016 and 2020 by Diane Gunter, Roy Walker's niece.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ceramics -- Study and teaching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Haiti -- description and travel Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mexico -- description and travel Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceramicists -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lukens, Glen Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
University of Southern California. -- Faculty Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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