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John Foster papers, [ca. 1935-1989]

Creator:
Foster, John Arthur, 1900-1980
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.8 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 material, business records concerning sales, loans, and exhibitions, undated and 1943-1981; writings, including lecture notes, articles and drafts, undated and 1938-1953; correspondence with professors, art and ceramic institutions, friends and colleagues, undated, and 1935-1977; printed material, including exhibition catalogs, announcements, and clippings, undated and 1938-1989; and photographs, slides, and negatives of Foster's work.
Citation:
John Foster papers, [ca. 1935-1989]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Ceramist; Detroit, Michigan.
Provenance:
Donated by Gordon and Elizabeth L. Orear, 1990, who obtained the material while writing their book THE POTTERY OF JOHN FOSTER: FORM AND MEANING (Detroit : Wayne State University Press, 1990)
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Ceramicists
Photographs
Pottery
Slides (photographs)
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10358
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213625
AAA_collcode_fostjohn
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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