Littleton, Harvey K.,
Educator, Sculptor, Printmaker, Glass artist
Spruce Pine, N.C.
Collection size: 4.0 linear ft. (on 6 microfilm reels)
Collection Summary: Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; notes and sketches; writings; applications for research grants; subject files; receipts and bills; and exhibition catalogs and announcements.
REELS 2130-2134: Biographical and professional data; personal and business correspondence; notes and sketches; unpublished writings and lectures; correspondence, a rough draft and a bibliography for GLASSBLOWING: A SEARCH FOR FORM, 1972; applications for research grants; receipts and bills; exhibition catalogs and announcements; and files on The American Ceramic Society, the American Craftsmen Council, CRAFT HORIZONS, Midwest Designer-Craftsmen, Wisconsin Designer-Craftsmen, University of Wisconsin Art Department, several glass workshops, artist-craftsmen, and Jugtown Pottery. The files contain correspondence, business and organization records, printed material, etc.
REEL 2155: Sixty photographs, ca. 1950-1974, of Littleton, his family, his home and studio, and his ceramic and glass work. Also included are 12 photographs of participants in the Toledo Glass Workshop, Toledo, Ohio, 1962; and 35 photographs of participants in the Madison Glass Workshop, Madison, Wisconsin, 1964. Many of these photos show Littleton and others creating hand blown glass.
Biographical/Historical Note: Ceramicist, glassmaker, sculptor, educator; Wisconsin. Born 1922.
Donated 1975 by Harvey K. Littleton.
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