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Robert Chapman Turner papers, 1942-2006

Robert Chapman Turner papers, 1942-2006

Turner, Robert Chapman, 1913-2005

Educator, Ceramicist

Collection Information

Size: 13.3 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical and publicity material; correspondence; lectures; writings; teaching, gallery, and exhibition files; photographs; and printed material regarding Turner's career as a ceramicist and educator

Biographical/Historical Note

Ceramist; Alfred Station, N.Y. Turner was on the faculties of Black Mountain College (1949-1951) and Alfred University (1958-1979). He also conducted numerous ceramics workshops throughout his career and was an active member of the New York State Craftsman.

Provenance

Donated 1982 by Turner and in 2005 and 2006 by Rosalind Turner Zuses, Turner's daughter.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Robert Chapman Turner papers, 1942-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.