Herrick Memorial Library at Alfred University


  • Archives & Special Collections
  • Herrick Memorial Library
  • Alfred University
  • 1 Saxon Drive
  • Alfred, NY 14802
  • 607-871-2385 (Phone)
  • 607-871-2299 (Fax)

Willard James Sutton

Willard J. Sutton was a professor of ceramic engineering at Alfred University from 1941 to 1961. Through his efforts, the NYS College of Ceramics developed close ties with the Chinese ceramic industry. This PDF file, written by his son, Willard H. Sutton, "highlights some of his activities and contributions to the teaching, training and inspiring of students in China and in the US.

Sutton China-Alfred Connections (1924-1961) [PDF file]