Lukman Glasgow papers, 1960-1987

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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.

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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.

Container List

 

Series 1: Correspondence.

Scope and Content

This series contains Glasgow's correspondence, both personal and professional. His professional correspondence often concerns his position as head of the Downey Museum of Art. Additionally, he corresponded with a number of other artists and ceramicists, who would often send him slides of their work. There is also personal correspondence, including handmade cards and postcards.

Organization and Arrangement

The series is organized by type of correspondence.
Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence. 1978.

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence: Professional. 1970s-1980s.

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence. 1977-1983.

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence: Handwritten letters and notes. 1980s.

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence. 1977-1984.

Box 2, Folder 1

Correspondence: Hand-lettered envelopes. 1980s.

Box 2, Folder 2

Correspondence. 1977-1979.

Box 2, Folder 3

Correspondence. 1970s.

Box 2, Folder 4

Correspondence: Personal. 1977-1982.

Box 2, Folder 5

Correspondence: Personal. 1978-1979.

Box 2, Folder 6

Correspondence: Slides and photos from other artists. 1970s-1980s.

Box 17, Folder 1

Mail art. 1970.

Box 17, Folder 2

Correspondence: Abrams, Ruth Tanenhaus. 1979.

Box 17, Folder 5

Journalist: Richard Trainor. 1986.

Box 17, Folder 6

Artist: Aaron, John. 1984.

Box 17, Folder 7

Artist: Cowan, Christina. 1980s.

Box 17, Folder 8

Artist: Fein, Sherry Karver. 1981.

Box 17, Folder 9

Artist: Greeves, Jackie. 1982.

Box 17, Folder 10

Artist: Hamilton, Lucy. 1981.

Box 17, Folder 11

Artist: Karina, Elena. 1979.

Box 17, Folder 12

Artist: Levine, Marilyn. 1975.

Box 17, Folder 13

Artist: Newell, Susan G.. 1985.

Box 17, Folder 14

Artist: Patrie, Pam. 1978.

Box 17, Folder 15

Artist: Ross, Katherine L.. 1979-1982.

Box 17, Folder 16

Artist: Rowell, Janice. 1982.

Box 17, Folder 17

Artist: Shire, Peter. 1980.

Box 17, Folder 18

Artist: Spencer, Laurie. 1985.

Box 17, Folder 19

Correspondence: Postcards. 1980s.

 

Series 2: Exhibitions, art institutions, and artwork.

Scope and Content

This series includes material distributed from various art institutions including exhibition promotional ephemera and catalogs. It also includes photographs and slides, primarily of ceramic pieces. Finally, this series also includes material related to Glasgow's personal projects, including a large amount of Xeroxed photos.

Organization and Arrangement

This series is organized by institution name or type of item.
Box 3, Folders 1-4

Exhibitions: Promotional ephemera. 1970s-1980s.

Box 4, Folder 1

California Arts Council. 1988.

Box 4, Folder 2

I.D.E.A.. 1980s.

Box 4, Folder 3

FAENZA. 1978.

Box 4, Folder 4

Pasadena City College, Otis, Parsons. 1975-1982.

Box 4, Folder 5

Kohler Arts Center. 1979.

Box 4, Folder 6

Contemporary Artists Management: Building Lease. undated.

Box 4, Folder 7

Folk and Craft Museum. 1976-1977.

Box 4, Folder 8

Otis Art Institute. 1979.

Box 4, Folder 9

Cal Arts. 1970s.

Box 4, Folder 10

Living Arts Junior Art Center. 1970s.

Box 4, Folder 11

Living Arts Junior Art Center. 1970s.

Box 5, Folder 2

Downey Museum of Art. 1975-1980.

Box 5, Folders 3-4

Downey Museum of Art. 1980s.

Box 5, Folder 5

Downey Museum of Art: Fiber Structure National. 1980s.

Box 5, Folder 6

Universities. Fall 1979.

Box 5, Folder 7

American Craft Council. 1970s.

Box 5, Folder 8

Long Beach Museum of Art. 1977.

Box 5, Folder 9

Non-Print Media Committee of the American Association of Museums. 1985.

Box 5, Folder 10

Institutions: Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center. 1988.

Box 5, Folder 11

National Crafts and Planning Project. 1981.

Box 5, Folder 12

Exhibition: Form and the Inner Eye, San Pedro Municipal Art Gallery. undated.

Box 5, Folder 13

Exhibition. 1984.

Box 6, Folders 1-2

Anthologies: Poetry. 1980s.

Box 6, Folder 3

Anthologies: "About Time" Prison Writing. 1980-1981.

Box 6, Folder 4

Magazines: ARTFORUM. 1978-1979.

Box 6

Connecting Conversations: Interviews with 28 Bay Area Women Artists by Maria Roth. 1970s.

Box 6

Magazines. 1988.

Box 7

Museum and art catalogs. 1970s-1980s.

Box 8

Slides: Fiber Structure National, reject slides for accepted artists, in envelopes separated by artist. 1984.

Box 9, Folder 1

Slides: Contemporary Metals USA II, slides for registry accepted artists. December 1986-January 1987.

Box 9, Folder 2

Slides: Illusionistic-Realism exhibit. 1976.

Box 9, Folder 3

Slides: Westwood Ceramics Supply Co.. 1979.

Box 9, Folders 4-5

Slides: Artist pieces. 1970s-1980s.

Box 9, Folder 6

Slides: Miscellaneous. c. 1970s-1980s.

Boxes 10-11

Museum and art catalogs. 1970s-1980s.

Box 12, Folder 1

Exhibitions: Edward J. Roller, Downey Museum of Art. 1984-1985.

Box 12, Folder 2

Exhibitions: Westwood Clay, Downey Museum of Art. 1980s.

Box 12, Folder 3

Exhibitions: Three West Coast Sculptors. 1970s.

Box 12, Folder 4

Exhibitions: Photography. 1980s.

Box 12, Folder 5

Exhibitions: CSULA, Master's Show. 1970s.

Box 12, Folder 6

Exhibitions: Fiber Structure National V, Installation directions & artist statements. 1987.

Box 12, Folder 7

Exhibitions: Five Realists, Mount St. Mary's College. 1970s.

Box 12, Folder 8

Exhibitions: Fiber Structure National. 1980s.

Box 12, Folder 9

Exhibitions: Contemporary Metals USA II, slide index. 1986.

Box 12, Folder 10

Exhibitions: Promotional ephemera. 1970s-1980s.

Box 12, Folder 11

Exhibitions: Promotional ephemera. 1970s.

Box 15

Catalogs. 1970s-1980s.

Box 16, Folder 1

Clippings. 1980s.

Box 16, Folder 2

Newletters and clippings. 1980s.

Box 16, Folder 3

Reference material and clippings. 1970s-1980s.

Box 16, Folder 4

Releases. 1980s.

Box 16, Folder 5

Community college credential application. undated.

Box 16, Folder 6

Fulbright Scholar Program. 1987-1988.

Box 16, Folder 7

The 504, Accessibility and Disabilities in Museums. 1980s.

Box 16, Folder 8

Reference: Bending wood. 1980s.

Box 16, Folder 9

Arts agencies: Alameda County directory. undated.

Box 16, Folder 10

Art committee reports. 1985-1986.

Box 16, Folder 11

Craft organizations. 1975-1979.

Box 16, Folder 12

Miscellaneous. 1980s.

Box 17, Folder 3

Photographs. 1977.

Box 17, Folder 4

Photographs: Ceramic pieces. 1980s.

Box 18, Folder 1

Photograph negatives and proof sheets: Billboards and murals. undated.

Box 18, Folder 2

Photographs: Ceramics Monthly. undated.

Box 18, Folder 3

Photographs: AJ Anderson and Jim Lommasson publicity. 1980.

Box 18, Folder 4

Photographs: ACN. 1983.

Box 18, Folders 5-7

Photographs. undated.

Box 18, Folder 8

Photographs and negatives. c. 1980s.

Box 18, Folder 9

Scrapbook: Raku pottery making. c. 1970s.

Box 18, Folders 10-11

Photographs: Misc.. undated.

Box 58, Folder 7

Photographs, oversize: "65 Plus One Thousand Years". undated.

Boxes 20-26

Slides in carousel holders. c. 1970s-1980s.

Box 5, Folder 1

Personal: Resumes and calendar. 1970s-1980s.

Box 13, Folder 1

Personal craft projects: "65 Plus One Thousand Years" photos and Xerox. undated.

Box 13, Folder 2

Personal craft projects: "65 Plus One Thousand Years" negatives. undated.

Box 13, Folder 3

Personal craft projects: Cardmaking scraps. undated.

Box 13, Folder 4

Personal craft projects: Patterns. undated.

Box 13, Folder 5

Personal craft projects: Clippings, scraps. c. 1970s-1980s.

Box 13, Folder 6

Personal craft projects. c. 1970s-1980s.

Box 13, Folders 7-9

Personal craft projects. undated.

Box 14

Personal craft projects: Xerox. undated.

Box 19

Small ceramic pitcher. undated.

Box 19

All City Art Festival ribbon. undated.

Box 19

Fiber Structure National rubber stamps. undated.

Box 19

Mail art. undated.

Box 19

Promotional button: Lukman Glasgow Gallery. 1972.

Boxes 47-50

Photographic work.

Boxes 51-52, 58

Printed material.

Box 58

Artists postcards.

Box 59

Rolled photographic art work.

 

Series 3: Glasgow's files.

Organization and Arrangement

This series is kept in the original order with original folder titles.
Box 53, Folder 1

Resumes, clippings. 1970s-1980s.

Box 53, Folder 2

Postcard. 1981.

Box 53, Folder 3

Xerox, resumes. 1970s-1980s.

Box 53, Folder 4

Tile Originals. 1970s-1980s.

Box 53, Folder 5

Business Letters. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 6

Downey. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 7

Aesthetic Productions. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 8

Glasgow Resume. 1980.

Box 53, Folder 9

Contemporary Metals USA. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 10

Fiber Structure National, entry apps and slide registry. 1985.

Box 53, Folder 11

Old press and reviews, flyers. 1977-1981.

Box 53, Folder 12

Lithography. 1970s-1980s.

Box 53, Folder 13

Press. 1970s-1980s.

Box 53, Folder 14

Kent Twitchell Press. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 15

Ad rates and printing press. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 16

Check book. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 17

Tests. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 18

Travel. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 19

Poetry on aging and concerns of the elderly. 1988.

Box 53, Folder 20

Orchids. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 21

Glasgow Resumes and Press. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 22

Slides- Lukman. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 23

ISI. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 24

Resume. 1988.

Box 53, Folder 25

Resume, exhibitions. 1981.

Box 53, Folder 26

Xerox art works. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 27

Resume. 1984.

Box 53, Folder 28

American Ceramics National I. 1983.

Box 53, Folder 29

American Ceramics National II. 1984.

Box 53, Folder 30

American Ceramics National. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 31

American Ceramics National III. 1985.

Box 53, Folder 32

California Arts Commission. 1980s.

Box 53, Folder 33

Good Goods. 1974.

Box 53, Folder 34

Neon, Rothman Review. 1970s.

Box 53, Folder 35

National Endowment for the Arts Grant. 1970s.

Box 54, Folder 1

Prothmann and Associates. 1979.

Box 54, Folder 2

Contemporary Craft Association and Gallery. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 3

CSULA School Information and Teaching. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 4

Letter. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 5

Galleries. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 6

Gallery Slides. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 7

ADI. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 8

Shows and Announcements. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 9

Galleries. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 10

Galleries. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 11

Exhibitions. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 12

"Lukman". 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 13

Lorenzo Music. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 14

Sinar Fine Arts. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 15

Contemporary Crafts. 1975.

Box 54, Folder 16

EB Crocker Show. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 17

WCNE Prospectus Mailing. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 18

WCN Slide Tour. 1980.

Box 54, Folder 19

Newsletters. 1970s.

Box 54, Folder 20

Catalog Sales. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 21

Wedging Table. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 22

WCN entry list Ware Rack. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 23

Correspondence. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 24

Teaching, scholarship, exhibit. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 25

Anhalt images and changes. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 26

Marcia Rodell Nagdimon. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 27

Articles and reviews. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 28

Exhibitions. 1978-1979.

Box 54, Folder 29

Press releases. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 30

Exhibitions. 1979.

Box 54, Folder 31

CalComp Competition, Downey Museum of Art. 1980s.

Box 54, Folder 32

Meyer Breier Weiss, Galleries. 1980s.

Box 54, Folder 33

Westwood Clay National. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 34

Cup and plate photos and Xerox. 1970s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 35

Edforde clay drawings, Reality of Illusion, Clay Fantasies, Arts Festival. 1979.

Box 54, Folder 36

Galleries. 1980.

Box 54, Folder 37

Lukman Glasgow: Journey of an Artist, A Retrospective. 1990.

Box 54, Folder 38

Certificates. 1960s-1980s.

Box 54, Folder 39

Flyers from shows. 1980s.

Box 54, Folder 40

Correspondence, legal papers. 1970s.

Box 54, Folder 41

Cabrillo College Show, Made in L.A., State Fair. 1981.

Box 55, Folder 1

Studio equipment- compressor drill, air brush. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 2

Ceramic Monthly. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 3

Catch Penny Xerox. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 4

Exhibitions. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 5

National Endowment of the Arts Laguna Beach School of Art. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 6

Art Submission. 1976-1977.

Box 55, Folder 7

Personal receipts. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folders 8-9

Society for the Restoration of Lost Dreams. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 10

Summervail Workshop, Colorado Mountain College. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 11

Xerox American Ceramic National. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 12

FSN, Contemporary Metals, Art Floral. 1986-1987.

Box 55, Folder 13

American Ceramic National Catalog Layout. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 14

Shipping, banking. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 15

American Ceramic National 1983 "I": Bank and financial statements. 1983.

Box 55, Folder 16

American Ceramic National. 1980s.

Box 55, Folder 17

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. 1986-1987.

Box 55, Folder 18

American Ceramic National Letterhead. 1980s.

Box 55, Folder 19

Resume. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 20

Clippings, American Ceramic National. 1980s.

Box 55, Folder 21

Call to Rise. 1988.

Box 55, Folder 22

Artist resumes. 1980s.

Box 55, Folder 23

Glasgow Eulogy. 1989.

Box 55, Folder 24

Source 77. 1980s.

Box 55, Folder 25

Invitations, correspondence. 1970s.

Box 55, Folder 26

Resume and Art Walk Review. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 27

Exhibitions. 1980s.

Box 55, Folder 28

CSULA Diploma. 1975.

Box 55, Folder 29

Clippings, resume. 1970s.

Box 55, Folder 30

Photo art, creative. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 31

Newsletters. 1970s.

Box 55, Folder 32

Misc.. 1970s-1980s.

Box 55, Folder 33

Misc.. 1970s-1980s.

Box 56, Folder 1

Workshops. 1980s.

Box 56, Folder 2

Cal Sate Los Angeles and Long Beach. 1978-1980.

Box 56, Folder 3

Exhibitions. 1980s.

Box 56, Folder 4

Resumes, correspondence. 1980s.

Box 56, Folder 5

Jobs. 1980s.

Box 56, Folder 6

Vessel Aesthetics. 1979-1980.

Box 56, Folder 7

Sydney- Corn Exchange. 1984.

Box 56, Folder 8

Lukman's Gallery and Workshop. 1982.

Box 56, Folder 9

Ceramic Summit Summer Vail. 1981.

Box 56, Folder 10

Otis Art. 1979.

Box 56, Folder 11

American Ceramic Society, Helen Slater. 1980.

Box 56, Folder 12

Lectures, Workshops. 1979.

Box 56, Folder 13

California National Clay/Form, Function and Fantasy, Long Beach. 1979.

Box 56, Folder 14

Non-Print Media. 1983.

Box 56, Folder 15

Community Revelopment Agency. 1982.

Box 56, Folder 16

Darling Harbor Sydney, Australia. 1983.

Box 57, Folder 1

Business cards. undated.

Box 57, Folder 2

Denver Brick and Pipe Symposium. 1980.

Box 57, Folder 3

National Endowment for the Arts. 1979-1980.

Box 57, Folder 4

Teaching, Tiles. 1979-1980.

Box 57, Folder 5

Glass Symposium Colorado Mountain College. 1979-1980.

Box 57, Folder 6

Sewer Pipe Workshop. 1979-1981.

Box 57, Folder 7

Phd's. undated.

Box 57, Folder 8

Paper National. 1982.

Box 57, Folder 9

Kent Twitchell. 1980s.

Box 57, Folder 10

Resume. 1978-1979.

Box 57, Folder 11

Articles, exhibitions. 1980s.

Box 57, Folder 12

American Ceramic National letters. 1980s.

Box 57, Folder 13

Ceramics- folk. 1980s.

Box 57, Folder 14

City of Los Angeles, Proposer's Packet for Angels Gate Cultural Center and Osgood-Farley Battery Historic Site. 1986.