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Creators:
Kington, L. Brent (Louis Brent), 1934-2013
Douglas, Mary F., 1956-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2001 May 3-4
Size:
95 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.kingto01
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of L. Brent Kington conducted 2001 May 3-4, by Mary Douglas, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Kington's home and studio, Makando, Illinois.

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Dates:
1978
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.kinglbre
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(includes photographs of Kington, Tom Bredlow and Francis Whitaker)

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Creators:
Kington, L. Brent (Louis Brent), 1934-2013
Dates:
1944-2012
Size:
9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kinglbre
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of influential blacksmith, sculptor, metalsmith and educator, L. Brent Kington, measure 9 linear feet and date from 1944 to 2012. The collection provides a valuable overview of Kington's career through correspondence relating primarily to exhibitions, subject files, drawings, photographs of Kington and his artwork, printed matter and audiovisual material. An additional 5.2 linear feet of papers was accessioned from 2007 to 2012 and remains unprocessed.

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Creators:
Douglas Hoerr Landscape Architecture, Inc.
Kettelkamp & Kettelkamp
Rocco Fiore & Sons, Inc.
Masonry by Fernando, Inc.
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The folder includes worksheets, site plans for both the old and new gardens, and additional information about the garden. Included in the folder is a copy of the August 2008 cover of "Fine Gardening" which features the Drucker Garden.

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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2001
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Dates:
1982, 2001, undated
Level:
series
Size:
(box 4; 4 items)
Collection ID:
AAA.kinglbre
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series includes a compact disk of an oral history interview of Kington conducted by Ilin Hsu in 2001. Correspondence between Ilin Hsu and Kington relating to the recording of the interview can be found in Series 1: Correspondence, 2001. There are also two copies of a VHS videocassette of blacksmith workshop at Southern Illinois University, and...

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Dates:
1955-2004, undated
Level:
series
Size:
(box 1; 0.8 linear ft.)
Collection ID:
AAA.kinglbre
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence in this series relates primarily to exhibitions in which Kington's work was represented. Records include invitations to participate in the exhibitions and Kington's responses, details about artwork selected, general arrangements for the shows, documentation of resulting sales, and occasionally, related printed material such as announ...

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Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1982
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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