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Kelker, Nancy, 1951-  Search this
Casas, Mel  Search this
Valdez, Vincent  Search this
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.3 Linear feet; 0.001 Gigabytes
The collection is arranged as three series. Series 1: Interviews and Talks, 1999-2005 (Box 1; 4 folders, ER01; 0.001 GB) Series 2: Research and Project Files, 1978-2001 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet) Series 3: Printed Materials, 1890-circa 2000 (Box 1, OVs 2-4; 0.5 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
The Nancy Kelker research material regarding Mel Casas measures 1.3 linear feet and 0.001 GB dates from 1890 to circa 2011 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1968 to 2005. The material includes sound and video recordings of interviews with Casas by Kelker and Vincent Valdez, and a talk by Casas at Georgia Southwestern University; research files that include Casas' business and legal records, correspondence, exhibition records, photographs, and student papers about Casas; and printed materials consisting of clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, journals, newsletters, and posters relating to Casas' activities during his career. One interview transcript is in digital format. The material was compiled by Kelker for the book Mel Casas: Artist as Cultural Adjuster .
Nancy Kelker research material regarding Mel Casas, 1890-circa 2011, bulk 1968-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
Biography Note:
Nancy Kelker (1951- ) is an art historian in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. and the author of Mel Casas: Artist as Cultural Adjuster .
Language Note:
English .
The Nancy Kelker research material regarding Mel Casas was donated in 2016 by Nancy Kelker.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Chicano movement  Search this
Mexican American art  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
Latino and Latin American
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art