Wyman, William, b. 1922 d. 1980
Sculptor, Art teacher, Ceramicist
Active in Mass.
Collection size: 4.9 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Biographical documents, correspondence, photographs, writings, sketchbooks, business records, and printed material.
Resumes; personal documents, such as Wyman's discharge from the Marines, and his Columbia University diploma; correspondence with Frans Wildenhain, Maud Morgan, Margret Withers, and others; negatives, photographs and slides of Wyman, his ceramics, friends, and other subjects; an album containing photographs taken during Wyman's service in the U.S. Marines during World War II; three address books, ca. 1940- 1960; four appointment books, 1972-1979; writings, 1959-1978, by and about Wyman, including technical notes on glazes, essays describing philosophies of art and teaching, a log recording his dreams, notebooks of quotes and poetry by others, and an essay by Wolf Kahn about Wyman;
seven sketchbooks containing drawings, 1969-1977; ca. 88 drawings and paintings, drawings by Wyman's children; business and financial records, 1946-1980, including consignment records, sales records, seven income and expense books, tax records, and other miscellaneous items; exhibition catalogs and announcements, and press releases, clippings, and printed materials.
Biographical/Historical Note: Ceramist, sculptor, art instructor; Massachusetts.
Donated 1982 and 1983 by Marilyn R. Pappas, widow (?) of Wyman.