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Finding Aid for the Lukman Glasgow Papers, 1960-1987
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Lukman Glasgow Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1960-1987
    Collection number: 1639
    Creator: Glasgow, Lukman, 1935-1987
    Extent: 33 boxes (16.5 linear ft.) 23 cartons (23 linear ft.) 3 oversize boxes
    Abstract: Lukman Glasgow (1935-1987) was the director of the Los Angeles County Cultural Arts Center (1976-77), executive director of the Contemporary Crafts Gallery in Portland, Oregon (1978-79), and director of the Downey Museum of Art (1979- ). Boxes 47-59 include files, printed and photographic materials.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.


    Glasgow was born on August 27, 1935 in Richfield, Utah; BS, Brigham Young University, 1961; MA, California State University, Los Angeles, 1976; director, Los Angeles County Cultural Arts Center, 1976-77; executive director, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 1978-79; in 1979 became director of Downey Museum of Art; known for his surreal ceramic sculptures working with clay and photography; he died in 1987.

    Scope and Content

    Boxes 47-59 include files, printed and photographic materials.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Glasgow, Lukman, 1935-1987--Archives.
    Downey Museum of Art (Downey, Calif.).
    Sculptors--West (U.S.)--Archival resources.