The Wedgwood Ceramics Collectors Archive Fellowship

Material Description

The Wedgwood Ceramics Collectors Archive at the BMA is currently composed of the following collections: The Buten Museum of Wedgwood Institutional Archive (approx. 35 boxes); Elizabeth Chellis Papers (35 boxes); Dwight and Lucille Beeson Papers (6 boxes); Esme Wedgwood Papers (1 box); Wedgwood International Seminar archive (5 boxes with materials being added annually); Wedgwood Societies archives (2 boxes with materials being added). All of the materials relate to ceramics in the BMA collection. Most materials came to the Museum as part of art object gifts and provide insight into the minds of the collectors of these objects.

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Birmingham Museum of Art


Rebecca Dobrinski

Date Range

1750 - 2012

Geographic Scope

Materials focus primarily on objects created in England and collected in the United States.