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Carl Walters papers, 1859-1956

Carl Walters papers, 1859-1956

Walters, Carl, 1883-1955

Sculptor, Painter, Ceramicist

Collection Information

Size: 1.0 linear ft.

Summary: Correspondence; diaries; photographs; writings; material relating to the Chartered Institute of American Inventors; business records; engagement books; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and miscellaneous material.

Correspondence; a diary; business records; manuscripts of writings; photographs; and clippings and publications relating to Walters' work as a ceramic sculptor in the Woodstock art community.

Correspondence; a ledger; photographs of Walters, his wife, friends, and work, including a few taken by John Burkhart, 1919, and Henrietta Kibbe, 1916; a photograph album; exhibition catalogs and announcements; Walters' notes and writings on ceramic processes; letters and records from the Chartered Institute of American Inventors; clippings; his birth certificate and passport. Also included are engagement books and diaries of his wife, Helen Lawrence Walters, and her birth certificate.

Biographical/Historical Note

Carl Walters (1883-1955) was a ceramist and painter in Woodstock, N.Y.

Provenance

Material on reel D198 donated 1965-1966 by Mrs. Noelle Gillmor and William I. Homer; material on reels 2007 & 2030 donated 1966 by Gillmor.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels D198, 2007 & 2030 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.

How to Cite This Collection

Carl Walters papers, 1859-1956. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.