The papers of ceramicist, educator, and art administrator James Melchert, measure 10.0 linear feet and date from 1950-2021. Included are biographical information, writings, personal and professional correspondence, photographs and slides of Melchert and works of art, interview transcripts, exhibiton and performance files, commission files, files regarding residencies, project files, printed material, and sketches. A portion of the collection is in electronic format on two USB flash frives.
Biographical / Historical:
James (Jim) Melchert (1930- ) is a ceramicist, educator and art administrator in Oakland, California.
Donated 2004 and 2019-2021 by James Melchert as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing.
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