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Harding Black papers, 1934-1979

Harding Black papers, 1934-1979

Black, Harding, 1912-2004



Collection Information

Size: 0.4 linear ft.

Summary: The papers of ceramicist Harding Black measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1934 to 1979. The scattered papers include a transcript of an oral history, correspondence, financial notes and records, printed materials, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Harding Black (1912-2004) was a studio ceramicist who worked in Texas.


Harding Black donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in 1980. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Related Materials

Additional Harding Black papers are located at Baylor University, Waco, Texas, including notes on glazing and firing notebooks.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

The collection is available on microfilm reels 2245 and 2250 at the Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan. Researchers should note that the arrangement of material in the container inventory does not reflect the order of the material on microfilm.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

Harding Black papers, 1934-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.