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Robert Chapman Turner papers, 1942-2006

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Creator:
Turner, Robert Chapman, 1913-2005
Subject:
York State Craftsmen
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
13.3 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Biographical and publicity material; correspondence; lectures; writings; teaching, gallery, and exhibition files; photographs; and printed material regarding Turner's career as a ceramicist and educator
Citation:
Robert Chapman Turner papers, 1942-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Ceramist; Alfred Station, N.Y. Turner was on the faculties of Black Mountain College (1949-1951) and Alfred University (1958-1979). He also conducted numerous ceramics workshops throughout his career and was an active member of the New York State Craftsman.
Provenance:
Donated 1982 by Turner and in 2005 and 2006 by Rosalind Turner Zuses, Turner's daughter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Ceramicists
Ceramics
Ceramics
Ceramics
Decorative arts
Photographs
Pottery
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5578
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209302
AAA_collcode_turnrobe
Theme:
Craft
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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