Finding Aid for the Lukman Glasgow Papers, 1960-1987

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé and edited by Josh Fiala.
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
© 2005
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Portions of this collection are restricted.
PARTIALLY PROCESSED COLLECTION UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: except for boxes 47-59. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Manuscripts Librarian, UCLA Department of Special Collections.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

Preferred Citation

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


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.

Container List

Boxes 1-26


Boxes 27-46


Boxes 47-50

Photographic work.

Boxes 51-52, 58

Printed material.

Boxes 53-57


Box 58

Artists postcards.

Box 59

Rolled photographic art work.