Query: Glazing (Ceramics)
Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Ceramics and Glass
Dates:
circa 1938-1987, with related records from 1914
Size:
16 cu. ft. (16 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 406
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include the correspondence and memoranda of Paul V. Gardner, J. Jefferson Miller II, and Susan H. Meyers pertaining to private donations, loans, exhibition planning, identification of ceramic and glass pieces, conferences and seminars, staff research, and administrative matters. Also included are inquiries from collectors, museums, historical associations, university …

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David Shaner papers
Creators:
Shaner, David, 1934-
Dates:
1937-2007
bulk 1968-1998
Size:
2.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.shandavi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of ceramicist David Shaner measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1937-2007, with the bulk of the material from 1968-1998. Shaner's career as a ceramicist in Big Fork, Montana, is documented through scattered correspondence, subject files, studio working files, writings and notes by Shaner and others, exhibition catalogs and other printed material, and photographs.

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Bennett Pottery Company Records
Creators:
Bennett, Edwin, 1818-1908 (potter)
Edwin Bennett Pottery Company
Dates:
1844-1881
Size:
4 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0213
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Early Bennett family histories, Edwin Bennett's autobiography, correspondence, 1914-1981, Bennett Pottery Company records, photographs, notebooks of clay and glaze formulae and other miscellaneous items, 1844-1981.

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Glen Lukens papers
Creators:
Lukens, Glen
Dates:
1920-1983
Size:
1.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lukeglen
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of ceramicist Glen Lukens measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1983. The bulk of the papers consist of letters from Lukens to family members, and other correspondence with family, friends, and colleagues. Notably, letters describe Lukens' time working in Haiti to establish a ceramic industry, his views on United States involvement in World War II, and the Watts Riots in Los Angeles in 1965. Also found are biographical materials, scattered writings and notes on ceramics and other subjects, printed materials, and photographs.

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Maija Grotell papers
Creators:
Grotell, Maija
Dates:
1923-1973
Size:
2 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.grotmaij
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials, correspondence, awards, photographs, and printed materials relating to the career of the noted ceramicist and teacher who devoted the last quarter century of her life to the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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Laura Andreson papers
Creators:
Andreson, Laura
Dates:
1932-1991
Size:
1.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.andrlaur
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of ceramicist and educator Laura Andreson measure 1.9 linear feet and date from 1932 to 1991. The collection is comprised of correspondence, professional files, gallery records, writings and notes, artwork, and photographic materials that document her pioneering work in ceramics.

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Evolving Forms with Frances Senska/ Montana State University; writer and director, Tim Schwab
Creators:
Senska, Frances, 1914-2009
Dates:
1978
Size:
1 Item (videocassette (VHS) (16 min.), 1/2 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.sensfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Video of Frances Senska shot primarily in Senska's studio in Bozeman, Mont. Senska refers to Peter Voulkos and expresses her preference for digging clay locally. She demonstrates preparing a clay body, throwing on the potter's wheel, making a pitcher and birds, pulling a handle, loading and unloading a bisque kiln …

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Marlis Schratter papers
Creators:
Schratter, Marlis, 1919-
Dates:
1956-1983
Size:
1.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.schrmarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, technical notes, business records, scrapbook, printed material, photographs, a motion picture film, and fired clay samples document Schratter's ceramic techniques and her artistic and teaching activities.

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Charles Fergus Binns papers
Creators:
Binns, Charles Fergus, 1857-1934
Dates:
1875-1934
Size:
6 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.binnchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical materials, including an autobiographical sketch, brief biographies by family members, and certificates of naturalization and membership; correspondence, 1897-1931, with family members, ceramic manufacturers, potters, art educators, museum curators and administrators, and former students; subject files on: the American Ceramic Society, the Charles Fergus Binns Medal; Ceramic Alumni Association, and exhibitions …

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Paul Soldner papers
Creators:
Soldner, Paul
Dates:
1965-1983
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.soldpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, articles, sketches, glaze formulas, and materials charts.

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