Painter, Sculptor, Ceramicist
New York, N.Y.; Portland, Or.
Collection size: 1.0 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)
Collection Summary: Correspondence; diaries; photographs; writings; material relating to the Chartered Institute of American Inventors; business records; engagement books; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and miscellaneous material.
REEL D198: Correspondence; a diary; business records; manuscripts of writings; photographs; and clippings and publications relating to Walters' work as a ceramic sculptor in the Woodstock art community.
REELS 2007 & 2030 (photos): Correspondence; a ledger; photographs of Walters, his wife, friends, and work, including a few taken by John Burkhart, 1919, and Henrietta Kibbe, 1916; a photograph album; exhibition catalogs and announcements; Walters' notes and writings on ceramic processes; letters and records from the Chartered Institute of American Inventors; clippings; his birth certificate and passport. Also included are engagement books and diaries of his wife, Helen Lawrence Walters, and her birth certificate.
Biographical/Historical Note: Ceramist and painter; Woodstock, N.Y.
Material on reel D198 donated 1965-1966 by Mrs. Noelle Gilmour and William I. Homer; material on reels 2007 & 2030 donated 1966 by Gilmour.
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