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Mary Caroline Richards papers, 1898-2007, bulk 1942-1999

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Richards (Mary Caroline) papers
Series IV. Workshops, lectures and exhibitions, 1944-2005 6.5 Linear Feet (17 boxes)
Most of the institutions represented in Series IV are schools where Richards was in residency, where she exhibited, taught or where she lectured. Most lecture texts can be found in Series III. The bulk of the materials in Series IV are other varied documents including correspondence related to her work, notes for workshops, works or photos of works produced by Richards or students during the workshops, and printed matter related to the institution. In addition, there are papers presented by others at various education conferences and symposia.
Arrangement
Series IV. is arranged alphabetically by institution.
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44 1 The Analytical Psychology Club of New York, Inc., 1975 4 items
Lecture.
Anderson Ranch Arts Center, 1986-1987
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140 1 Papers 7 items
Includes contract for instructional services; notes; clipping; postcard.
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191 4 Color photographs 9 items
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140 2 Anthroposophical Society in America, undated 7 items
Includes workshop announcement; notes; poems; class work.
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44 2 Antioch College, 1968 30 page(s)
Danforth Conference. Includes Richards's paper "Current Trends in Education: A Teacher's Values."
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140 3 Appalachian State University, 1987-1988 4 items
Contains letters.
140 4 Arizona State University, 1990-1991 38 items
Interdisciplinary Arts Conference.
140 5 The Arts Center, 1983-1984 7 items
St. Petersburg, Florida. Exhibition of paintings and workshop. Includes exhibition and programming announcements; proposal description; schedule of programming; clipping from St. Petersburg Times.
Australia Pottery Workshop, 1993
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140 6 Papers 51 items
Includes correspondence between Richards and Andrew Turnell; correspondence with others; workshop promotional materials; poem; memory books; Australia ephemera; possible workshop reference materials.
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191 5 Color photographs 55 items
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44 3 The Barker School, 1964 12 items
Pottery classes, Stony Point school.
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44, 140 Bennington College, 1969 16 items
Insight '69 conference.
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44 5 Brookfield Crafts Center, 1978 30 items
Workshops taught with Paulus Berensohn.
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44, 140 Camphill Village, 1970-1995 66 items
Kimberton, PA and Copake, NY locations. Orion Guild Workshop and various talks and conferences.
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140 9 Carnegie Institute, 1978-1979 19 items
The Arts and Education conference. Includes conference announcement; conference agenda; typescripts for lecture "The Big Art" and published version in Prism; correspondence; notes; resource articles.
140 10 Chester Springs Studio, 1992-1993 17 items
Exhibition of paintings and workshop. Includes announcements; Chester Springs newsletters; list of paintings; artist biography; typescript "Some Thoughts About My Paintings."
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44 7 City College of New York, 1944-1960 30 page(s)
Richards's English course materials.
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140 11 Cody's Books, 1997-1998 15 items
Includes promotional materials; clippings; poems.
140 12 College of St. Benedictus, 1975 2 items
Includes lecture announcement; typescript for "Wholeness in Education."
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44 8 Conference on the Role of the Arts in Education (Niagara Falls, NY), 1966 6 items
Crossing Point Gallery, 1986-1987
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140 1-4 Papers 156 items
Includes papers related to retrospective exhibition; black-and-white photographs of work from exhibition; publication and sale of Clay and Words, 1952-1986, handmade edition/catalog by Vernacular Editions.
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191 6 Color photographs and black-and-white negatives 21 items
D.H. Lawrence Ranch, 1976
Active Imagination workshop.
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47 5 Papers 20 page(s)
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191 7 Color slides 18 items
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44 9 Drew University/Columbia University Teacher's College, 1982 10 items
A conversation with David Bohm and Owen Barfield, sponsored by the Kettering Foundation.
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141 5 Duke University, 1987-1988 33 items
Exhibition; poetry reading; workshop; book signing. Includes letters; announcements; loan agreement; notes; clippings; black-and-white photographs.
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44 10-11 Eastern Washington State College, 1969-1970 180 page(s)
"Some Thoughts About Art and Wholeness in Learning," and cross-over workshop.
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44, 141 Eckerd College, 1979 8 items
"Feminine Dimensions of Divinity." Includes typescript for chapel talk; correspondence.
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44 13 Emerson College (Sussex, England), 1966 50 page(s)
"From the Inside, or Fire in the Stone" and other materials.
44 14 Festival of Kiln Building and Pottery Making (Uniondale, PA), 1968 15 page(s)
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45 1 Finegold Ranch School, 1969 40 page(s)
45 2 Fort Wright College, 1974 40 page(s)
Holy Names Medal awarded to Richards.
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141 7-7a Friends of Creation Spirituality, 1989 circa 23 items
Conference, "Freeing the Imagination." Includes promotional pamphlet; copies of typescript introduction given by Merce Cunningham; copies of typescript talk given by Matthew Fox. Folder 7a is from materials received from the estate in 2015.
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45 3 Goddard College, 1976 8 items
Clay workshop.
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141 8 Greenwich House Pottery, 1981 3 items
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45, 141 The Hambidge Center, 1978-1985 26 items
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45 5 Haverford College, 1971, 1973 60 page(s)
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology, "Wrestling with the Daimonic."
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45-46 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1965 375 page(s)
Richards on faculty, board of trustees. Includes "Writing as a Handcraft," some black-and-white photographs, correspondence.
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141 10 Hui No'Eau, 1994 14 items
Creativity in clay, color and words workshop. Includes letters, notes, newsletter, artwork.
Institute in Culture and Creation Spirituality, 1986-1997
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142 1-4 Papers 155 items
Includes course schedules; course descriptions; faculty lists; announcements; newsletters.
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191 8-9 Assorted color photographs 47 items
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142 5 Ireland workshop papers 25 items
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191 11 Ireland workshop color photographs 12 items
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142 6 Kirkridge, 1990-1992 32 items
142 7 Montclair State College, 1986 16 items
Conference. "The Many Faces of Thought: Letters, Logic, Monitors, Muses."
142 8 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1984-1988 16 items
Includes papers related to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts.
Naropa Institute, 1989-1990
Keynote address for conference: "Nourishing the Teacher." "Creativity, Clay and Words" workshop.
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142 9 Papers 25 items
Includes letters; employment agreements; announcements; newsletters; typescript; possibly class work.
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191 11 Color photographs 15 items
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143 1 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, 1976-2005 42 items
Includes typescript for talk by Richards from 1976 conference; letters and papers for 1990 conference; papers for 2005 conference, Julia Connor participates on panel "M.C. Richards's Influence on the Evolution of Ceramic Pedagogy."
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46 3-4 The New Era Centre, 1967 90 page(s)
Various seminars, including "Centering" by Richards. Assorted, including correspondence from Fred Blum.
Nonagon Gallery, 1958-1960
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143 2-2a Papers circa 28 items
Includes black-and-white photographs; press release; exhibition announcements. Folder 2a is from materials received from the estate in 2015.
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192 1 Color photographs 2 items
Omega Institute, 1986-1998
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143 3 Papers 23 items
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192 2-3 Color photographs and slides 24 items
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143 4-5 Organization Development Network, 1985 12 items
Includes presentation proposals; presenter guidelines; conference program; conference papers.
143 6 Orion Guild, 1999 2 items
Pendle Hill, circa 1962-1996
Various workshops and materials.
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46, 143 Letters 42 items
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222 3 Color photograph 1 item
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46, 144 Penland School of Crafts, 1966-1987 86 items
"Cross-Over;" "Cross-Over" correspondence; miscellaneous. Includes copy of "Black Mountain College, a Golden Seed," published in Penland Journal.
46, 144 Perkins School, 1974-1976 36 items
"Seminar '76," including original artwork and black-and-white photographs.
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144 4 Philbrook Museum of Art, 1987 8 items
Lecture in conjunction with Eloquent Object exhibition.
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46 10 Project Create, 1968 3 items
Connecticut elementary arts program.
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47 1 Reed and Boone Colleges, 1969 11 items
Proposal for "Cross-Over" programs.
47 2 Regina Laudis Monastery, 1969 5 items
"Seminar Pentecost 1969."
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47, 144 Reynolda House, 1980 51 items
Symposium with Richards.
Rudolf Steiner Institute workshops, 1974-1995
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47, 144 Papers 64 items
"Creativity in Clay and Words" and "Creative Writing and the Zodiac."
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192 4 Color slides 25 items
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144 7 Schumacher College, 1992-1993 40 items
Includes a black-and-white photograph.
144 8 Southern Methodist University, 1987 13 items
Merce Cunningham Symposium.
St. John the Divine, 1982-1994
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144 9 Papers 20 items
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192 5 Color photographs and slides 37 items
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144 10 Studio Potter Foundation, 1987-1988 13 items
Symposium at New York University, "The Case for Clay in Secondary Education."
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47 5 Taos University 1976 3 items
Includes "Active imagination" notes.
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144 11 Tarrytown Group, 1985 22 items
Conference. "The Education Explosion: New Working mModels."
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47 6 Teachers's workshop, 1973 25 page(s)
Location unknown.
University of Creation Spirituality, 1997-1999
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144 12-12a Papers circa 26 items
Folder 12a is from materials received from the estate in 2015.
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192 6 Color photographs 11 items
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47, 144 University of Letheridge, 1969-1970 18 items
Artist-in-residence. Includes black-and-white photographs.
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47 8 University of London/Goldsmith's College Curriculum Laboratory, 1967 2 items
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47, 144 University of New Mexico, 1974-1983 9 items
"Workshop in Art, Therapy, Myth, Symbol," 1974; "Connecting With the Image: Image and the Imaginal in Art Education," 1976.
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144 15 University of North Carolina, Greensboro, 1983-1986 7 items
Includes typescript of Richards's introduction; announcements; letters; possibly lecture manuscript.
University of Oregon, 1972-1992
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47, 144 Papers 40 items
Personality-in-residence; Artist in residence; lecturer. Includes black-and-white photographs from clay workshop.
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192 7 Color slides 41 items
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145 1 Virginia Tech, 1997
Exhibition, Creation and Cosmos and workshop. Includes letters; lists of works; description of works; curriculum vitae.
145 1a Waldorf School, 1956, undated 10 items
From materials received from the estate in 2015.
Wayne Art Center, 1996
Exhibition M.C. Richards: Selected Paintings (acrylic on paper) and Ceramics.
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145 2 Papers 8 items
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192 8 Color photographs 141 items
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145 3 Women's Foundation, Herbst Theater, 1994 2 items
Typescript for Richards's introduction to Brian Swimme and Matthew Fox presentation.
Worcester Center for Crafts, 1999
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145 4 Papers 21 items
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193 1 Color photographs 111 items
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47 12 World Affairs Camp, American Friends Service Committee, 1965 25 page(s)
47 13 Writer's Committee meeting at Columbia University, 1966 20 page(s)
Assorted items and class work, 1961-1999
Some papers and photographs were only partially identified, others were too small to be culled out and were filed here.
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145 5 A-C, 1970-1997 42 items
Abington Art Center; American Craft Council; Ball State University; Bethel College; Bethlehem Center; California College of Arts and Crafts; California Institute of Integral Studies; Cane Creek Studio; Cheney College; Common Boundary; The Cornell Pot Shop; Creative Art Center for Older Adults.
145 6 D-K, 1982-1999 73 items
Dia Art Foundation; Endicott College; Evergreen State College; Findhorn Foundation; First Unitarian Church; Gaia Bookstore; Hollyhock; Holy Names College; Institute for the Development of Intercultural Relations Through Art; Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Interface; John F. Kennedy University.
145 7 L-S, 1967-1998 28 items
Lenapehocking Bioregional Council; Life Enterprises; Marble Collegiate Church; New Learning Institute; Princeton; Pyramid Atlantic; Quaker Center; Shropshire Adult College; Syracuse Ceramic Guild; Swarthmore College.
145 8 T-Z, 1976-1998 29 items
Temple University; Tredyffrin/Easttown School District; Triform; University of Delaware; University of Maine at Machias; Ursuline College; Valencia Community College; Vermont Clay Studio; Virginia Humanities Conference.
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146 1 Unidentified, 1979-1996 24 items
Class work and creativity books, 1977-1998
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146-148 Papers and books 243 items
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193 2 Books with color photographs 5 items
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48 1 Lecture notes for various lectures/workshops given by Richards, 1973-1981 30 page(s)
48 2 Materials for various classes/workshops, 1968-1986 22 items
48 3 Analysis of conference/workshop results, by Richards and others, 1967-1982 9 items
48 4 Academic/conference papers and talks, not by Richards, 1964-1976 13 items
48 5 Materials from various educators and classes, 1965-1966 7 items
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193 3 Assorted color photographs, slides and negatives, 1961-1994 110 items


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