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Lukman Glasgow papers, 1960-1987
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  • Restrictions on Access
  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Processing Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
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  • Title: Lukman Glasgow papers
    Collection number: 1639
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 40.0 linear ft. (33 document boxes, 23 cartons, 2 oversize flat, 1 tube)
    Date (inclusive): 1960-1987
    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 (1979-85). This collection consists of his correspondence, museum ephemera, and photographic materials.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Glasgow, Lukman, 1935-1987

    Restrictions on Access

    Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.
    Boxes 27-46 have been restricted for privacy reasons until November 2042.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
    Boxes 27-46 have been restricted for privacy reasons until November 2042.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lukman Glasgow Papers (Collection 1639). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Istiharoh Glasgow, 1990.

    Processing Information

    Re-processed by Lindsay Chaney in 2015 in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT)  with assistance from Jillian Cuellar.

    Biography

    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

    This collection consists of correspondence, museum ephemera, and photographic materials. Most of the material is from Glasgow's tenure as director of the Downey Museum of Art.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233080 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

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