James Melchert papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.melcjim
Creators:
Melchert, Jim, 1930-
Dates:
1950-2021
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
10 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
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
Biographical / Historical
James (Jim) Melchert (1930- ) is a ceramicist, educator and art administrator in Oakland, California.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2004 and 2019-2021 by James Melchert as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Terms of Use
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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Ceramics -- Study and teaching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceramicists -- California -- Oakland Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Endowment for the Arts Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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