Andreson, Laura F.,
Los Angeles, Calif.
1.4 linear ft.
Addition: 0.4 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Correspondence, lecture material, photographs, exhibition lists, travel notes, printed material, reproductions of work, and glaze formulas. Correspondence is arranged by exhibitions, galleries, and friends, among them ceramists Vivika and Otto Heino, Gail Natzler, Harding Black, Albert Henry King, and Beatrice Wood, photographer Imogen Cunningham and craftsman Sam Maloof. Biographical material includes a detailed curriculum vitae listing professional training, creative work, publications, war works, service, university service, art department service, and membership in professional organizations. Photographs are of Andreson, her work, gallery installations, and her students and their work.
ADDITION: A curriculum vitae, 1937-1949; nine notebooks containing glaze and clay recipes; a photocopy of Andreson's portfolio; a scrapbook containing quotes by Andreson, an essay by Pauline Blank, and clippings; and several photographs.
Biographical/Historical Note: Ceramist; Los Angeles, California. Born in 1902.
Donated 1991-1996 by Laura Andreson and her companion Pauline Blank.
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