Gervais Reed papers, 1951-1996  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Reed, Gervais
Title
Gervais Reed papers
Dates
1951-1996 (inclusive)
Quantity
10 cu. ft. (10 boxes)
Collection Number
2503 (Accession No. 2503-003)
Summary
Correspondence, project files, speeches and writings, curriculum records, exhibit catalogs, photographs, slides, conferences and conventions, newsletters, travel files, 1946-1997
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Gervais Reed attended Yale College and the University of Pennsylvania where he pursued graduate studies in art history. From 1952 to 1968 Reed was Curator and later director of the Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington. He served as Professor of Art and Art History from 1968 until his retirement from the University in 1997. Reed had a special interest in regional art of the Pacific Northwest, writing a biography of Walter Isaacs and articles on George Tsutakawa. He also prepared a series of walking tours of art in Seattle’s public places. Reed was nominated for a Distinguished Teaching Award at the UW in 1971. He served as president and trustee of the Washington Arts and Crafts Association from 1957 to 1959.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, project files, speeches and writings, curriculum records, exhibit catalogs, photographs, slides, conferences and conventions, newsletters, travel files, 1946-1997. Includes papers related to his work for the Henry Art Gallery at the University of Washington, 1946-1987, the University of Washington School of Art, 1956-1996, and papers of Walter Issacs, 1901-1965, together with Reed's research on Isaacs. (bulk dates 1951 to 1996)

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Art historians--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Art museum curators--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Art museum directors--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Art, American--Competitions
  • Art, American--Exhibitions
  • Artists--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Art--Study and teaching--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • College art museums--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • College teachers--Washington (State) --Seattle
  • Public art--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Archipenko, Alexander
  • Arnold, Richard
  • Bazaine, Jean, 1904-2001
  • Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976
  • Dubuffet, Jean, 1901-1985
  • Gonzales, Boyer
  • Hofman, Hans
  • Howland, William G
  • Isaacs, Elizabeth
  • Isaacs, Mildred
  • Isaacs, Walter F
  • Juvonen, Helmi, 1903-1985
  • Lipchitz, Jacques
  • Mallon, Andre
  • Matisse, Pierre
  • Minton, Frank
  • Miró, Joan, 1893-1983
  • Moseley, Spencer
  • Panofsky, Erwin
  • Patterson, Viola, 1898-1984
  • Pressly, Thomas
  • Silbergeld, Jerome
  • Suzzallo, Henry, 1875-1933
  • Corporate Names :
  • Central Washington College of Education
  • Century 21 Exposition (1962 : Seattle, Wash.)
  • Michigan State University
  • Seattle Art Museum
  • University of Washington Press
  • UW. Architectural Commission
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Reed, Gervais (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Henry Art Gallery (creator)
    • University of Washington. School of Art (creator)
    • University of Washington. University Archives
    • Washington Arts and Crafts Association (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)