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Creators:
Wortz, Melinda
Dates:
1958-1992
Size:
17.45 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wortmeli
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of California art historian, writer, instructor, and curator, Melinda Wortz (1940-2002) date from 1958-1992, and measure 17.45 linear feet. The collection includes documentation of Wortz's tenure at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), where she specialized in collecting and presenting the California "light and space" artists during the 1970s and 1980s. Wortz's papers include biographical information, personal and professional correspondence, interview transcripts and sound recordings, professional and student writings and notes, diaries of five trips abroad, UCI administrative, dossier, and teaching files, general subject and artist files, printed material, several pieces of artwork; and photographs.

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Dates:
1970s-1980s
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.wortmeli
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1978
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.wortmeli
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1981-1986
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.wortmeli
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1970s-1980s
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.wortmeli
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1967-1990
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.wortmeli
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1960-1991
Level:
subseries
Size:
2.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wortmeli
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Wortz's administrative files document her wide range of activities and responsibilities at UCI, as Chair of Studio Art, as Director of the Fine Arts Gallery, and as an administrator involved in many campus-wide and University system-wide departments and committees. General correspondence and memoranda files, and administrative files arranged by s...

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Dates:
1975, 1980s
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.wortmeli
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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