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Norman-Wilcox, Gregor (1905 (date of birth) - 1969 (date of death))



  • Existence: 1905 (date of birth) - 1969 (date of death) - 1969


Gregor Norman-Wilcox was a curator of decorative arts at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from 1931 to 1969. He had many interests in the field of decorative arts, including early American glass, specifically glass attributed to the Amelung Glass Manufactory. Norman-Wilcox became acquainted with Dwight P. Lanmon, former curator at and director of the Corning Museum of Glass, in the 1960s, which perhaps explains how some of Norman-Wilcox's correspondence was acquired by The Corning Museum of Glass.

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Gregor Norman-Wilcox Amelung Correspondence

 Collection — Box 01: [Barcode: 5000004501]
Identifier: MS-0112
Scope and Contents This small collection consists primarily of incoming correspondence to Gregor Norman-Wilcox, former Curator of Decorative Arts at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, in 1932. The letters relate to identification of glass attributed to the Amelung Glass Manufactory and investigation of other sites associated with John Frederick Amelung. Correspondents include museum curators, antiques dealers, and owners of other pieces attributed to the manufactory, including Marshall L. Etchison, Rhea...
Dates: 1930-1933