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Colker, Ed, 1927-  Search this
Colker, Ed, 1927-  Search this
Takaezu, Toshiko  Search this
Pease, Deborah  Search this
Walker, Jeanne Murray  Search this
Konner, Melvin  Search this
Barnet, Will  Search this
Norris, Kathleen  Search this
Johnson, J. Curtis  Search this
Atelier Desjobert  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
Haybarn Press  Search this
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.4 Linear feet
The collection is arranged as 8 series: Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1946-circa 2011 (Box 1; 1 folder) Series 2: Correspondence,1954-2011 (Box 1; 0.3 linear feet) Series 3: Interviews, 1981-2008 (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet) Series 4: Writings, 1961-1990s (Box 1; 0.5 linear feet) Series 5: Subject files, 1952-2013 (Boxes 2-3; 1.3 linear feet) Series 6: Printed Material,1944-2011 (Box 3; 0.7 linear feet) Series 7: Photographs, circa 1960s-2010 (Box 4; 0.2 linear feet) Series 8: Unprocessed Addition, circa 1963-2020 (Box 5; 0.2 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original material requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
The papers of painter, printmaker, educator and administrator Ed Colker are dated 1944-2020 and measure 3.4 linear feet. Colker's painting, printmaking, and Haybarn Press, as well as his career as an art teacher and university administrator, are documented through biographical materials, correspondence, interviews, writings, subject files, printed material, and photographs. There is a 0.2 linear ft. addition to the collection donated in 2020 that includes lists of works of art, exhibition information, letters to Colker, talks and lecutres by Colker, printed material and miscellany.
Ed Colker papers, 1944-2020. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Biography Note:
Ed Colker (b. 1927) is a painter, printmaker, educator, and administrator who has worked in Chicago, Philadelphia, and New York City. Colker founded the not-for-profit fine art publisher Haybarn Press. He is married to artist Elaine Galen and resides in Mt. Kisco, NY.
Language Note:
The collection is in English.
Donated by Ed Colker in 1991, 2013 and 2020.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Printmakers -- United States  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Printing  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Transcripts  Search this
Design  Search this
Educators -- United States  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art