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Norman Plummer

 (born 1901)
Norman Plummer was active/lived in Kansas.  Norman Plummer is known for ceramics-pottery, geology.

Biography   Norman Plummer

Born in Horton, Kansas December 17, 1901 and deceased in Lawrence, Kansas, March 1981, Norman Plummer was a ceramist.  He was a graduate of the University of Kansas, Lawrence in 1925, and worked for the State Geologic Survey at the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

From his work as a geologist and chemist, he knew the local clay beds and developed fine glazes especially for them.  His pottery was displayed when the renovated Lawrence Public Library reopened Nov. 1937.

Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Newlin, Gertrude Dix (Development of Art in Kansas. Typed Manuscript, 1951); Sain, Lydia. Kansas Artists, compiled by Lydia Sain from 1932 to 1948. Typed Manuscript, 1948.; Festival of Kansas Arts and Crafts. Catalog: Arts and Crafts of Kansas: an Exhibition held in Lawrence, Feb. 18-22, 1948 in the Community Building. Lawrence: World Co., 1948; Family Search. Version 2.5.0. Salt Lake City: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2002. accessed July 17, 2006; Lawrence J-W (Nov. 17, 1937)

This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.

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