James W. Washington papers, 1954-1974  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Washington, James W., 1911-2000
Title
James W. Washington papers
Dates
1954-1974 (inclusive)
Quantity
approximately 3.26 cubic feet
Collection Number
1282
Summary
Biographical, clippings, tape-recorded interview and photographs of a sculptor and painter of Seattle, Washington
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

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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Sculptor and painter of Seattle, Washington.

James W. Washington, Jr. was formerly a painter and printmaker, he changed to sculpting in the 1960s. He was a student of the artist Mark Tobey.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 1282-001: James Washington papers, 1956-1969Return to Top

5" Linear.

Scope and Content: Biographical, clippings, 1956-1969.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: James W. Washington, Jr., Seattle, 1969-05-11

Description
James Washington papers

Accession No. 1282-002: James Washington papers, 1972Return to Top

1 sound tape reel (50 min., 3 3/4 speed); 2 drafts.

Scope and Content: Tape-recorded interview and transcript conducted by William Hoppe, July 5, 1972.

He discussed his beginnings in art, his relationships with other artists and his philosophy of life, and philosophy regarding his art. Also discusses education and his travels.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Interviewer William Hoppe, 1972-07-05

Description
James Washington papers

Accession No. 1282-003: James Washington papers, 1954-1974Return to Top

2.5" Linear.

Scope and Content: Biographcial features, gallery notices, photographs, clippings, 1954-1974.

Black and white photographs of his work, of him at work.

1954-1974.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Archives of NW Art, 1983-01-01

Description
James Washington papers

Accession No. 1282-004: Program to commemorate the unveiling of Washington's "The Obelisk" records, 1970Return to Top

1 vertical file (1 item)

Scope and Content: Program for Meany Junior High's 5th annual fine arts festival for the unveiling of James W. Washington's "The Obelisk" which was presented to the school. Program is signed by Washington.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Addition: one item, VF 1004A, 1970-08-11

Description
Program to commemorate the unveiling of Washington's "The Obelisk" records

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Art galleries, Commercial
  • Art, American--Washington (State)
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Personal Names :
  • Tobey, Mark
  • Washington, James W., 1911-2000--Archives
  • Occupations :
  • Painters--Washington (State)
  • Sculptors--Washington (State)