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Oaxacan ceramics : traditional folk art by Oaxacan women / Lois Wasserspring ; photographs by Vicki Ragan

Author:
Wasserspring, Lois  Search this
Ragan, Vicki 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
131 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Oaxaca (State)
Date:
2000
©2000
Topic:
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Women potters  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_674218

Flora S. Kaplan papers

Creator:
Kaplan, Flora S.  Search this
Names:
New York University. Museum Studies Program  Search this
Extent:
134 sound recordings
31.5 Linear feet (72 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Correspondence
Field notes
Place:
Mexico
Benin (Nigeria)
Date:
1951-2012, bulk 1969-2012
Summary:
The Flora S. Kaplan papers document her field work, research, and professional activities from 1951-2012 (bulk 1969-2012) and primarily deal with her work as the director and founder of New York University's Museum Studies program and her field work in Benin and Mexico. The collection consists of correspondence, research files, book files, photographs, sound recordings, ephemera, and writings.
Scope and Contents:
The Flora S. Kaplan papers document her field work, research, and professional activities from 1951-2012 (bulk 1969-2012) and primarily deal with her work as the director and founder of New York University's (NYU) Museum Studies program and her field work in Benin, Nigeria and Mexico. The collection consists of correspondence, research files, book files, photographs, sound recordings, ephemera, and writings.

Series 1. Museum Studies contains material related to the administration of NYU's Museum Studies program, Kaplan's participation in professional societies including ICOM (International Council of Museums), AAA (American Anthropological Association), and ACASA (Arts Council of the African Studies Association), and materials dealing with Kaplan's museum studies publications, especially Museums and the Making of "Ourselves": The Role of Objects in National Identity.

Series 2. Benin (Nigeria) consists of materials related to Kaplan's fieldwork in Benin, Nigeria including her tenure as a Fulbright professor at the University of Benin from 1983-1985 and subsequent books, articles, symposia, correspondence and travels to Benin. This includes letters from friends and business associates in Benin, including extensive correspondence with the Oba of Benin, and field notes that span more than 20 years and include interviews, research, and Kaplan's thoughts on her experiences.

Series 3. Mexico consists of materials related to Kaplan's field work in Mexico in the 1970s and subsequent research and writings. This includes original research in support of Kaplan's doctoral thesis, A Mexican Folk Pottery Tradition: Cognition and Style in Material Culture in the Valley of Puebla.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in 3 series: Series 1. Museum studies, 1951-2012, bulk 1970-2012; Series 2. Benin (Nigeria), 1969-2012; Series 3. Mexico, 1957-2007, bulk 1969-1998.
Biographical note:
Flora Edouwaye S. Kaplan, anthropologist, is a professor emerita, and founding director (1978-99) of the Museum Studies Program, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, New York University (NYU). She taught Anthropology as a Fulbright professor, (1983-85), University of Benin, Nigeria; and previously taught at Lehman College, CUNY (1970-1976), before arriving at New York University in 1976.

She publishes widely on Benin (Nigeria) and on Mexico, museum politics, art, photography, religion and gender. She holds degrees in anthropology from The Graduate Center, CUNY (Ph.D.), and Columbia University (M.A., archaeology). Dr. Kaplan was on the curatorial staff at the Brooklyn Museum, New York for six years in the Department of Primitive Art and New World Cultures. She was a research associate at the Museum of the American Indian, (1977-87), and was an associate at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at NYU for more than 20 years. She co-edited the book series 'Museum Meanings' (Routledge) from 1997-2010 and has been a Board member of the journal 'Museums & Society' (University of Leicester Press) since 2004.

(Biography courtesy of Flora Kaplan's C.V. in Box 3 of this collection)

Chronology

1930 August 28 -- Flora Kaplan born in New York City

1951 -- B.A. degree, Hunter College: English writing major, Anthropology minor

1951-1954 -- Assistant, The Brooklyn Museum of the City of New York, Department of Primitive Art and New World Cultures

1954-1957 -- Acting Curator, The Brooklyn Museum of the City of New York, Department of Primitive Art and New World Cultures

1958 -- M.A. degree, Columbia University, Anthropology

1970-1976 -- Graduate fellow, lecturer: Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York (CUNY), Department of Anthropology

1972-1973, 1977 -- Field work, Mexico

1976 -- Ph.D., The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), Social Anthropology

1976-1999 -- Director and founder of the Museum Studies Program, professor of Anthropology, New York University

1977-1987 -- Research associate, Museum of the American Indian

1983-1985 -- Fulbright professor at the University of Benin, Nigeria

1999-present -- Professor emerita of Museum Studies, New York University
Related Materials:
Additional material from Flora S. Kaplan, primarily related to her field work in Mexico, can be located at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) Archive Center: Flora S. Kaplan collection.
Separated Materials:
Two one-half inch video tapes and two 3/4 inch Umatic video tapes were transferred to the Human Studies Film Archive (accession number 2016-008).
Provenance:
These papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by Flora S. Kaplan in 2015.
Restrictions:
The Flora S. Kaplan papers are currently closed to researchers due to donor imposed restrictions. Please contact the NAA for further information.
Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Women anthropologists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Correspondence
Field notes
Citation:
Flora S. Kaplan papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2015-21
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Flora S. Kaplan papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-2015-21

Flora S. Kaplan collection

Creator:
Kaplan, Flora S.  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger Box)
56 Photographic Prints
3284 slides (photographs)
1828 negatives (photographic)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic Prints
slides (photographs)
negatives (photographic)
Place:
Distrito Federal (Mexico)
Oaxaca (Mexico : State)
Chiapas (Mexico)
Morelos (Chihuahua, Mexico)
Guerrero (Coahuila, Mexico)
Veracruz-Llave (Mexico : State)
Jalisco (Mexico)
Michoacán de Ocampo (Mexico)
Puebla (Mexico)
Date:
1965-1989
bulk 1972-1977
Summary:
The Flora S. Kaplan collection includes manuscript materials, field notes, slides, negatives and photographs. The extensive slide collection was taken in several regions of Mexico from the mid-to-late 1960's through the early 1980's and documented local craft processes, particularly ceramics, their makers, their families and life styles.
Scope and Contents:
The Flora S. Kaplan collection consists primarily of photographic materials documenting the pottery and pottery techniques of Mexican potters, as well as their families and lifestyles. A small amount of manuscript materials, including field notebooks, accompanied the slides, prints, and negatives which were donated to the National Museum of the American Indian in 2008 and 2009. Although the bulk of the photographs were taken by Flora Kaplan herself, a limited number of images were shot by photographer Sidney Kaplan (no relation). The photographs were taken primarily in the following area: barrios of Puebla de los Angeles (capital of the state of Puebla) (Barrios de la Luz) and the surrounding towns in the Puebla Valley (Acatepec, Santa María Tonantzintla, Amozoc, Cholula, La Acocota, Tepeaca, Izucar de Matamoros, Tecali de Herrera, Acoman, Ocototlan). There are also photographs of potters in the Mexican states of Chiapas (Chamula, Chanal, Amatenango, San Cristobal de las Casas, Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapa de Corzo) ; Morelos, Michoacan (Janitzio, Alcoman, Capula, Tzintzuntzan, Morelia, Patzcuaro) ; Oaxaca (San Bartolome Coyotepec, Santa Maria Del Tule) ; Guerrero (Acapulco), Veracruz (Puerto de Veracruz, Minatitlán) ; Mexico (Teotihuacan) and the Distrito Federal (Mexico City).
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in two series; Series 1: Papers, 1952, 1958, 1970-1986 and Series 2: Photographs, 1971-1978, 1988. The Photographs series is then divided into 3 subseries based on material type. Subseries 2A: Slides, 1972-1978, 1988, Subseries 2B: Negatives, 1972-1973, 1977, and Subseries 2C: Silver Gelatin Prints, 1971-1977.
Biographical / Historical:
Flora Edouwaye S. Kaplan, anthropologist, is a professor emerita, and former founding director (1978-99) of the Museum Studies Program, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, New York University. She taught Anthropology as a Fulbright professor, (1983-85), University of Benin, Nigeria; and previously taught at Lehman College, CUNY (1970-1976), before arriving at New York University in 1976. She publishes widely on Benin (Nigeria) and on Mexico, museum politics, art, photography, religion and gender. She holds degrees in anthropology from The Graduate Center, CUNY (Ph.D.), and Columbia University (M.A., archaeology). Dr. Kaplan is a former curator of The Brooklyn Museum, New York. She was a research associate at the Museum of the American Indian, (1977-87), and is an associate at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at NYU. She currently co-edits the books series 'Museum Meanings' (Routledge) and has been a Board member of the journal 'Museums & Society' (University of Leicester Press) since 2004.
Books transferred to the NMAI Library:
A Mexican Folk Pottery Tradition: Cognition and Style in Material Culture in the Valley of Puebla by Flora S. Kaplan

Una Tradition Alfarera by Flora S. Kaplan

The Changing Roles of Ceramics in Society: 26,000 B.P. to the Present Edited by W.D. Kingery
Provenance:
This collection was originally donated by Flora S. Kaplan in October of 2008. An additional archival donation was made in December of 2009.
Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Rights:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadbast materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Pottery -- Mexico  Search this
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Folk art -- Mexico  Search this
Art and anthropology  Search this
Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Collection Title, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAI.AC.024
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Flora S. Kaplan collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmai-ac-024

Artífices del barro negro : la magia de San Bartolo Coyotepec / créditos: coordinación editorial, Carlomagno Pedro Martínez ; fotografía, Omar Alonso ; diseño, Abdiel Cardozo Calderón ; traducción, Abdiel Cardozo Calderón, Amy Mulvihill, Arden Aibel Rothstein, Betty Yang, Dana Kasarsky, Omar Alonso, Shira Solomon

Editor:
Pedro Martínez, Carlomagno 1965-  Search this
Translator:
Alonso, Omar  Search this
Book designer:
Cardozo Calderón, Abdiel  Search this
Issuing body:
Museo Estatal de Arte Popular Oaxaca  Search this
Physical description:
104 pages : illustrations (1 color), portraits ; 21 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Directories
Place:
Mexico
Oaxaca (State)
Oaxaca (Mexico : State)
Date:
2014
Topic:
Folk art  Search this
Folk artists  Search this
Artisans  Search this
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Potters  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1090558

Mexican market pottery / by Gary Edson

Author:
Edson, Gary 1937-  Search this
Physical description:
168 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
Topic:
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1090275

Man Firing Pottery n.d

Creator:
Hough, Walter 1859-1935  Search this
Physical description:
1 photoprint 004 in x 005 in mounted on 004 in x 006 in
Culture:
Mexicans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Mexico
Date:
nd
Topic:
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Local number:
NAA INV 00822000
See more items in:
Photographs of American Indians and Other Subjects 1840s-1960s
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_25340
Additional Online Media:

Ceramic production in early Hispanic California : craft, economy, and trade on the frontier of New Spain / Russell K. Skowronek, M. James Blackman, and Ronald L. Bishop ; with contributions by Eloise Richards Barter, Julia G. Costello, Glenn Farris, D. Larry Felton, Robert L. Hoover, Michael H. Imwalle, Sarah Peelo, Ruben Reyes, Barbara L. Voss, Jack S. Williams

Author:
Skowronek, Russell K.  Search this
Blackman, M. James  Search this
Bishop, Ronald L.  Search this
Contributor:
Barter, Eloise Richards  Search this
Costello, Julia  Search this
Farris, Glenn J.  Search this
Felton, D. Larry  Search this
Hoover, Robert L.  Search this
Imwalle, Michael  Search this
Peelo, Sarah  Search this
Reyes, Ruben  Search this
Voss, Barbara L. 1967-  Search this
Williams, Jack S.  Search this
Physical description:
xxxiii, 389 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
California
Date:
2014
Topic:
Pottery--History  Search this
Pottery, Spanish--History  Search this
Pottery, Mexican--History  Search this
Indian pottery--History  Search this
Missions  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1036057

Aire, tierra, agua y fuego ... arte en cerámica : la colección del Museo del Premio Nacional de la Cerámica Pantaleón Panduro

Title:
Arte en cerámica
Colección del Museo del Premio Nacional de la Cerámica Pantaleón Panduro
Author:
Museo del Premio Nacional de la Cerámica Pantaleón Panduro  Search this
Subject:
Museo del Premio Nacional de la Cerámica Pantaleón Panduro  Search this
Physical description:
89, [3] p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Place:
Mexico
Tlaquepaque
Date:
2000
20th century
Topic:
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_835978

From Paquimé to Mata Ortiz : the legacy of ancient Casas Grandes / edited by Grace Johnson

Author:
Johnson, Grace  Search this
Physical description:
130 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Casas Grandes
Casas Grandes Site
Casas Grandes Site (Mexico)
Date:
2001
Topic:
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Call number:
NK4032.C37 F76 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_703129

Ceramic trees of life : popular art from Mexico / Lenore Hoag Mulryan ; with essays by Delia A. Cosentino ... [et al.]

Author:
Mulryan, Lenore Hoag  Search this
Cosentino, Delia A  Search this
Physical description:
167 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Tree of life in art  Search this
Ceramic sculpture, Mexican  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Candelabra  Search this
Incense burners and containers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_725504

The many faces of Mata Ortiz / Contributors, Susan Lowell ... [et al.] ; Photography, W. Ross Humphreys, Robin Stancliff

Author:
Lowell, Susan 1950-  Search this
Humphreys, W. Ross  Search this
Stancliff, Robin  Search this
Southwest School of Art and Craft (San Antonio, Tex.)  Search this
Physical description:
208 p. : col. ill., map ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Mata Ortiz
Mata Ortiz (Mexico)
Date:
1999
Topic:
Potters  Search this
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Call number:
NK4032.M38 M36 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_726407

The Potters of Mata Ortiz [exhibition] : five barrios, seven families = Los ceramistas de Mata Ortiz : cinco barrios, siete familias / ExhibitsUSA ; The University of New Mexico Art Museum

Title:
Five barrios, seven families
Ceramistas de Mata Ortiz, cinco barrios, siete familias
Transforming a tradition
Author:
University of New Mexico Art Museum  Search this
ExhibitsUSA (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Mexico
Chihuahua (State)
Date:
1999
C1999
Topic:
Potters  Search this
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Call number:
NK4032.M38 P68 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_615455

Mexican figural ceramists and their works / by Lenore Hoag Mulryan

Author:
Mulryan, Lenore Hoag  Search this
University of California, Los Angeles Museum of Cultural History  Search this
Physical description:
39 p. : ill. (some col.), map, ports. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1982
C1982
Topic:
Pottery figures  Search this
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Potters  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_677342

Nagual in the garden : fantastic animals in Mexican ceramics / Lenore Hoag Mulryan

Author:
Mulryan, Lenore Hoag  Search this
University of California, Los Angeles Fowler Museum of Cultural History  Search this
Subject:
Wilmot, Jorge Art collections  Search this
Physical description:
155 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Pottery, Mexican--Themes, motives  Search this
Nagualism in art  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_687992

The miracle of Mata Ortiz : Juan Quezada and the potters of northern Chihuahua / by Walter P. Parks

Author:
Parks, Walter P  Search this
Subject:
Quezada, Juan  Search this
Quezada, Juan Family  Search this
Quezada family  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 153 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Mata Ortiz
Chihuahua (State)
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Potters  Search this
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Call number:
NK4032.M38 P37 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_513649

A Mexican folk pottery tradition : cognition and style in material culture in the Valley of Puebla / Flora S. Kaplan

Author:
Kaplan, Flora S  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 138 p. : ill. ; 22 x 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1994
C1994
Topic:
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_521548

Traditional pottery of Mexico : a technological continuum / by Lewis Krevolin

Author:
Krevolin, Lewis  Search this
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
28 p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Date:
1970
[197-?]
Topic:
Indian pottery  Search this
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Call number:
F1219.3.P8 K74 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_533789

Portraits of clay : potters of Mata Ortiz / by Sandra S. Smith ; introduction by Spencer H. MacCallum

Author:
Smith, Sandra S  Search this
Physical description:
64 p. : ill. ; 17 x 14 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Mexico
Mata Ortiz
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Potters  Search this
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_539326

Ancient Mexican ceramics from the Lukas Vischer Collection, Ethnographic Museum Basel / on the basis of studies related to the collection by Ulf Bankmann ; edited by Gerhard Baer ; [translation, Ingrid Bell]

Author:
Bankmann, Ulf  Search this
Baer, Gerhard 1934-  Search this
Museum für Völkerkunde und Schweizerisches Museum für Volkskunde Basel  Search this
Schweizerische Akademie der Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften  Search this
Subject:
Vischer, Lukas 1780-1840 Art collections Catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
159 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 33 x 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Switzerland
Basel
Mexico
Date:
1996
Topic:
Pottery, Mexican--Catalogs  Search this
Aztec pottery--Catalogs  Search this
Folk art--Catalogs  Search this
Call number:
NK4031 .A53 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_543198

Contemporary Mexican pottery : an ever-changing art form / Irwin and Emily Whitaker

Author:
Whitaker, Irwin  Search this
Whitaker, Emily 1921-  Search this
Organization of American States General Secretariat  Search this
Physical description:
16 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 1974
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1974
20th century
Topic:
Pottery, Mexican  Search this
Call number:
NK4031 .W472 1974
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_549505

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