Terry Melton papers, 1969-2013  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Melton, Terry
Title
Terry Melton papers
Dates
1969-2013 (inclusive)
Quantity
.5 linear feet, (1 box)
Collection Number
WUA095
Summary
The Terry Melton papers include publications created by, or featuring Melton's artwork, poetry, or writing. Also included are detailed personal correspondence with other regional and national artists including Jim Mattingly, Theodore Waddell, and Paul Brach.
Repository
Willamette University Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Mark O. Hatfield Library
900 State Street
Salem, OR
97301
Telephone: 503-370-6866
Fax: 503-370-6141
archives@willamette.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open to researchers.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Terry Melton's career as an artist began in 1961. His primary mediums include drawing, printmaking, photography and ceramics. He holds a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Oregon and has exhibited in more than fifty exhibitions. He has served as Director three separate art institutions: The Yellowstone Art Museum, The C.M. Russell Museum and the McAllen International Museum. He served as Director of the Oregon Arts Commission and Foundation (1970-1975), Regional Representative for the National Endowment for the Arts (1975-1984), and Executive Directory of the Western States Arts Federation (1984-1990).

Since retiring from the McAllen International Museum, Melton has continued painting and exhibiting. He currently lives in Salem, Oregon.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Terry Melton papers include publications created by, or featuring Melton's artwork, poetry, or writing. Also included are detailed personal correspondence with other regional and national artists including Jim Mattingly, Theodore Waddell, and Paul Brach.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

For further information, see the section on copyright in the Regulations and Procedures of the Willamette University Archives and Special Collections.

Copyright Information: Before material from collections at Willamette University Archives and Special Collections may be quoted in print, or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication, permission must be obtained from (1) the owner of the physical property, and (2) the holder of the copyright. It is the particular responsibility of the researcher to obtain both sets of permission. Persons wishing to quote from materials in any collections held by University Archives and Special Collections should consult the University Archivist. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Terry Melton papers, Archives and Special Collections, Mark O. Hatfield Library, Willamette University.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I:  Publications, 1969-2013Return to Top

This series contains publications either written by Terry Melton, including both poetry and essays, or which contain reproductions of his artwork.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
How Things Are; How Things Were
A book of poetry by Terry Melton.
2012
1 2
Exhibition Publications
Exhibition materials include articles and artworks by Melton.
1969-2013
1 3
Exhibition Publications
Exhibition materials include articles and artworks by Melton.
1969-2013
1 4
Exhibition Publications
Exhibition materials include articles and artworks by Melton.
1969-2013
1 9
Oregon Arts Comission: Reports
1971-1974
1 10
Curriculum Vitae
2010s

Series II:  Correspondence, 2001-2004Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 5
T-Melton Corresp
2001 May-2003 May
1 6
T-Melton Corresp
2001 May-2003 May
1 7
T-Melton Corresp
2003 May-2004 December
1 8
T-Melton Corresp
2003 May-2004 December

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Arts--Northwest, Pacific
  • Fine Arts
  • Personal Names :
  • Waddell, Theodore, 1941-
  • Geographical Names :
  • Oregon
  • Salem (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • correspondence
  • publications (documents)