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Robert Chapman Turner papers, circa 1917-2005

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Series 5: Professional Files , 1950s-2005
5.5 Linear feet
Boxes 4-9

Professional files form the bulk of the collection and include records relating to the administration of Turner's teaching career, exhibitions, invitations to lecture, gallery affiliations, organizational affiliations, and projects. Files retain Turner's original order and folder titles. Files may include correspondence from, to, and about the named person or organization. Of note is Turner's research and study of Africa and traditional African pottery making; book project files which likely contains material from Robert Turner: Shaping Silence; A Life in Clay, by Marsha Miro and Tony Hepburn; records from Turner's long affiliation with the American Craft Council, International Academy of Ceramics, National Council on Education of the Ceramic Arts, and the York State Craftsmen (now the New York State Craftsmen); and Turner's art sales and exhibitions at the Dorothy Weiss Gallery, Exhibit A Gallery, The Fabric Workshop, Hand and the Spirit, Okun Gallery, Revolution Gallery, and Santa Fe Clay.
Files may contain correspondence, exhibition announcements and catalogs, writings and notes, personal business records such as sales records, and photographs. The Lectures and Talks files include one sound cassette.
Description Container Select
Africa, 1970s-1980s
4
15-17
Alfred University, 2000s
4
18
Appalachian Center for Crafts, 1993
4
19
American Craft Council, 1956-2000
4
20-26
Archie Bray Foundation, 1999-2002
4
27-29
Barra Foundation, 1995-1996
5
1
Bellas Artes, 1990s
5
2
Black Mountain College, Oral History Interview and Exhibition, 1990s
5
3-5
Book Project Files, 1985-2001
5
6-27
C. Duryea Smith III Fund, 1996-1998
6
1
Carney, Margaret, 2001
6
2
Criticisms and Reviews, 1990s-2001
6
3-4
Dallas Museum of Art, 1997
6
5
Dorothy Weiss Gallery, 1984-1991
6
6
Everson Museum of Art, 2001
6
7
Exhibit A Gallery, Alice Westphal, 1970-1990
6
8-13
Exhibitions, 1952-2005
6
14-24
The Fabric Workshop, 1980s-1990s
6
25-26
Galleries, General, 2000s
6
27
Gallery W.D.O., 2001
6
28
Greenberg Gallery, 1989-1993
7
1
Hawaii Craftsmen, 1980s
7
2
The Hand and the Spirit Gallery, 1998-2001
7
3-4
Helen Drutt Gallery, 1989-2001
7
5-7
International Academy of Ceramics (IAC), 1990-2002
7
8-9
Journals, 1997
7
10
King, Marcia, 1990s
7
11
Kodansha International, 2004
7
12
Lectures and Talks, 1970s-2005
Includes 1 sound cassette
7
13-30
Lincoln Contemporary Pots Collection, 1990s
8
1
MacArthur Foundation, 2000-2001
8
2
Milwaukee Art, Gerald Norland, 1985
8
3
National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, 1997-2001
8
4-9
Northern Clay Center, 1999-2000
8
10-12
Oakwood Friends School, 1999
8
13
Okun Gallery, 1990s
8
14
Parry, Bill, 1998
8
15
The Peter Callas Studio, 1999
8
16
Price Lists, 1981-1997
8
17
Program Plans, 1980s
8
18
Publicity, 1960s-2000s
8
19
Revolution Gallery, 1980s-2001
8
20-25
Sales and Loan Records, 1959-2002
8
26-28
Santa Fe Clay, 1999-2000
9
1
Shaw Festival, 1998-2000
9
2-3
Sketches, of Pottery, circa 1980s-1990s
9
4
Sun Setter, 2003
9
5
Studio, Supplies, 2000s
9
6-7
Toledo Museum of Art, 1958
9
8
Voulkos, Peter, 1998
9
9
Westphal, Alice and Kenneth, 1984-1989
9
10-11
Wildenhain, Frans, 1970s
9
12
Workshops, 1980s-1990s
9
13-17
York State Craftsmen, Administrative Material, 1950s-1960s
9
18
York State Craftsmen, Correspondence, 1953-1966
9
19-22
York State Craftsmen, Committee Meeting Minutes, 1954-1966
9
23-25
York State Craftsmen, Writings, 1963-1974
9
26
York State Craftsmen, Printed Material, 1954-1966
9
27
York State Craftsmen, Pottery Orders, Sales, Price Lists, 1949-1977
9
28-29

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