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Kenneth Francis Bates papers, 1927-1973

Creator:
Bates, Kenneth F. (Kenneth Francis), 1904-1973
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
150 items.
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
A career resumé; letters from friends and associates commenting on his two books, ENAMELING (1951) and BASIC DESIGN (1960); photographs of Bates and of his work; 5 scrapbooks which contain book covers designed by Bates, clippings, exhibition notices, etc.; 5 scrapbooks containing ca. 450 working sketches for his enamels, many on religious topics; and a transcript of an undated interview in which Bates discussed his enameling methods and the relationship of his work to his interest in gardening.
Citation:
Kenneth Francis Bates papers, 1927-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 683 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals were returned to lender after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
Enamalist and craftsman; b. 1904; d. 1973; Euclid, Ohio
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1973 by Kenneth Bates.
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Enamelers
Interviews
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5875
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208715
AAA_collcode_batekenn
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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