Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
National Ornamental Metal Museum (Memphis, Tenn.)
Penland School of Crafts
Quincy Art Center
R. Duane Reed Gallery
Savannah College of Art and Design
Society of North American Goldsmiths
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Place of publication, production, or execution:
4.1 linear ft.
ADDITION: 5.3 linear feet
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.
Correspondence, subject, exhibition and project files, drawings, teaching material, photographs of Kington and his artwork, artwork, a scrapbook, printed matter, and audiovisual material.
L. Brent Kington papers, 1944-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The Archives also has a transcribed interview of L. Brent Kington, conducted May 3-4, 2001 by Mary Douglas for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. The interview was conducted in Kington's home and studio in Makando, Ill.
L. Brent Kington (1934- ) is a blacksmith, sculptor, and educator in Carbondale, Ill.
This collection was donated in installments from 2001-2012 by L. Brent Kington as a part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001