Smith, Carlyle H.,
Educator, Jeweler, Metalworker, Silversmith
Providence, R.I.; Lawrence, Kan.
Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Collection Summary: REEL 3340: A typescript of the inscription from a bronze plaque awarded to Smith in recognition of his 30 years as a faculty member of the Department of Design, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas; letters and a mailgram to Smith from his colleagues and friends offering him their best wishes upon his retirement, 1977; and newspaper and magazine clippings about Smith's retirement and his career in metal work.
UNMICROFILMED: A resume; correspondence, undated and 1944-1994; photographs of Smith and his work, and slides of work with Smith's identification list; clippings and printed material; a transcript of an interview with Smith conducted by Calder M. Pickett, March 13, 1991 for the K.U. Retirees' Club, University of Kansas; a certificate of attendance at Handy & Harman's first conference for teachers of silversmithing at the Rhode Island School of Design, 1947; and a photocopy of a nomination application for the Kansas Governor's Arts Award, 1995.
Biographical/Historical Note: Metal worker, jewelry designer, silversmith, educator; Lawrence, Kansas and Providence, R.I.
Material on reel 3340 was lent for microfilming 1984 as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. The unmicrofilmed material was donated 1995 and 1996 by Smith.
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