Paul and Elmerina Parkman papers, circa 1962-2013

Parkman, Paul Douglas, b. 1932
Collector, Scientist
Active in Kensington, Md.

Parkman, Elmerina Leonardi, b. 1932
Author, Collector
Active in Washington,D.C.

Collection size: 19.0 linear feet

Collection Summary: Subject files on artists, galleries, museums, collectors, exhibitions, seminars, lectures, tours, craft organizations, and others; printed material; gallery invitations; and miscellany concerning the Parkman glass collection and the studio glass movement.

Biographical/Historical Note: Studio glass collectors; Washington, D.C. The Parkmans founded the Renwick Alliance, a craft and studio glass organization support group for the Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Donated 2004 by Paul and Elmerina Parkman as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. Additions are expected.

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