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Paul and Elmerina Parkman papers, circa 1962-2013

Parkman, Paul Douglas, 1932-

Collector, Scientist


Collection Information

Size: 21 Linear feet

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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

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

Paul and Elmerina Parkman papers, circa 1962-2013. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.