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Ruth Duckworth papers, 1938-2005

Creator:
Duckworth, Ruth, 1919-2009
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.7 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Summary:
Biographical material, correspondence, photographs, artwork and printed material documenting the career of sculptor and ceramist Ruth Duckworth.
Biographical material includes daybooks and calendars. Correspondence is professional and includes letters from galleries about Duckworth's exhibitions and correspondence regarding commissions of public art. Photographs are of Duckworth and her sculptures. Artwork consists of sketchbooks, loose sketches and collages. Printed material includes clippings, magazines and brochures.
Citation:
Ruth Duckworth papers, 1938-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Biographical information, photographs, twelve silhouette cutouts, a scrapbook of clippings and loose printed material microfilmed on reel 1397 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan
Biography Note:
Ruth Duckworth (1919-2009) was a sculptor and ceramist in Chicago, Illinois.
Provenance:
Donated 2015 by Thea Berger, Ruth Duckworth's agent. A portion of this material was lent for microfilming 1977 by Ruth Duckworth.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Ceramicists
Decorative arts
Exhibition catalogs
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sculptors
Slides (photographs)
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7603
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209765
AAA_collcode_duckruth
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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