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Glen Lukens letters to Roy Walker, circa 1930-1945

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Walker, Roy, 1910-2006  Search this
Lukens, Glen  Search this
University of Southern California  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.4 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Approximately 150 letters from ceramic artist Glen Lukens to Roy Walker. The letters were written during the time that Lukens became head of the art department at University of Southern California in 1936. They also document Lukens' travels to Mexico and to Haiti, where he established a ceramics center, and his ideas on teaching, materials, exhibitions, sales, race relations, and other topics.
Glen Lukens letters to Roy Walker, circa 1930-1945. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Roy Walker (1910-2006) was a ceramic artist in California and a student of Glen Lukens.
Donated 2016 by Diane Gunter, Roy Walker's niece.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Mexico  Search this
Ceramics  Search this
Haiti  Search this
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Archives of American Art