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Dominick Labino papers, 1929-1975

Labino, Dominick, 1910-1987

Glass artist, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 3 Reels, 1,854 items (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Biographical materials, including list of patents; files of museum exhibitions; files of college and university exhibitions; writings by and about Labino; correspondence; clippings; and photographs. The files are arranged alphabetically within five separate categories: museums, colleges and universities, commercial institutions, non-commercial institutions and associations, and miscellaneous organizations.

Biographical/Historical Note

Glassmaker, sculptor; Grand Rapids, Ohio. Born 1910. Labino was born in Fairmount City, Pa. and studied at Carnegie Intitute of Technology and Toledo Museum of Art School of Design. He holds two honorary degrees from Bowling Green State University and the University of Toledo. He is a glassblower and sculptor, using a technique of free-hand blowing and hot-glass sculpting. He also works on the development of color and color effects in glass.


Lent for microfilming 1974 by Dominick Labino.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Dominick Labino after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 937-939 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Dominick Labino papers, 1929-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.