Francine Seders papers, 1923-2014  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Seders, Francine, 1932-
Title
Francine Seders papers
Dates
1923-2014
Quantity
5.97 cubic feet (12 boxes) plus 1 vertical file (1 sound cassette and 1 transcript)
Collection Number
2426
Summary
Papers of a Seattle art gallery owner.
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

Access to portions of the papers may be restricted. Contact the Special Collections division, University of Washington Libraries, for details.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Francine Seders (born 1932) was an assistant at the Otto Seligman Gallery in Seattle's University District. After Otto Seligman died in 1966, Seders took over the gallery. In approximately 1974 she changed the name to Francine Seders Gallery and later moved it from the University District to the Greenwood neighborhood. The gallery showed work of artists from the Pacific Northwest, California, and Europe.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The papers include an audiocassette and transcript for an oral history interview with Francine Seders conducted by Sally Swenson covering the years 1960-1974. The bulk of the remaining materials consists of files regarding artists whose work was exhibited at Seders' gallery, including letters, newletters, exhibit files, and photographs.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The creator's literary rights have been transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Preferred Citation

Francine Seders Papers. Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, Washington.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2426-003: Oral history interview with Francine Seders, 1974 August 11Return to Top

1 sound tape reel and 1 transcript

Scope and Content: Includes a tape-recorded interview of Francine Seders conducted by Sally Swenson on August 11, 1974. Covering the years 1960-1974, Seders discusses her art gallery, the artists she represented, art criticism, art in Europe and the United States, and the art collector. She refers to the "Northwest School," the Horiuchi Mural at Seattle Center, the Henry Moore Sculpture at the Seattle 1st Bank, the Robert Maki Sculpture at the Sea-Tac Airport, and the City of Seattle 1% for Art Program.

Restrictions on Access: The transcript is open to all users. The original analog tape cannot be played due to preservation concerns; users must arrange to have the analog tape converted to digital format.

Acquisition Info: Acquired from the Archives of Northwest Art (Henry Gallery) in 1973.

Accession No. 2426-007: Francine Seders papers, 1923-2014Return to Top

5.97 cubic feet (12 boxes)
Arrangement: Arranged by type of document.

Scope and Content: Collection primarily includes artist files which contain photographs, correspondence, original artwork (cards sent to Seders by artists), clippings, exhibit guides and invitations, newsletters, exhibit filesm, ephemera, artist biographies and resumes.

Restrictions on Access: The papers are open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Gift of Francine Seders and Archives of Northwest Art between 1975 and 2016.

Processing Info: This group of material was created from the merging in 2002 of four accessions that originally were received in 1975 and 1983. Additional materials were added 3/1/2016.

Container(s) Description Dates
Series 1: Artist files
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 2426-007
Maria Frank Abrams
1959-1967
1/2 2426-007
Ralph Aeschliman
1966-1969
1/3 2426-007
Nola Ahola
1971
1/4 2426-007
Juan Alonso
1988-2014
1/5 2426-007
Guy Anderson
1966-1998
1/6 2426-007
Daniel Argimon
1964-1976
1/7 2426-007
Nasser Assar
1963-1970
1/8 2426-007
Joan Backes
2004-2011
1/9 2426-007
Dina Barzel
2000-2007
1/10 2426-007
Rick Bartow
1988-1993
1/11 2426-007
Richard Batdorff
Undated
1/12 2426-007
Maxwell Bates
1966-1969
1/13 2426-007
Karl Benjamin
1977-2012
1/14 2426-007
Fred Birchman
2000-2010
1/15 2426-007
Paul Bonifas
1966-1967
1/16 2426-007
Alfonse Borysewicz
1996-2008
1/17 2426-007
Wendall Brazeau
1976-2011
1/18 2426-007
Eduardo Calderon
2004-2013
1/19 2426-007
Malcolm Cameron
1968-1969
2/1 2426-007
Irwin Caplan
1961-1970
2/2 2426-007
Dan W. Carmichael
1979
2/3 2426-007
Lauri Chambers
1994-2013
2/4 2426-007
Fay Chong
1994
2/5 2426-007
Chuang Che
1990
2/6 2426-007
Jean Cluseau-Lanauve
1973-1974
2/7 2426-007
Michael A. Cummings
1990-2008
2/8 2426-007
Paul Dahlquist
Undated
2/9 2426-007
Michael Dailey
1968-2009
2/10 2426-007
Pat De Caro
2001-2004
2/11 2426-007
James Deitz
2010
2/12 2426-007
Marita Dingus
2002-2007
2/13 2426-007
Joe Downing
1961-1969
2/14 2426-007
Claire Falkenstein
1967-1973
2/15 2426-007
John Ford
1967-1974
2/16 2426-007
Jon Gierlich
2001-2006
2/17 2426-007
Mar Goman
1993-2007
2/18 2426-007
Boyer Gonzales
1935-1984
2/19 2426-007
Philip Govedare
1995-2012
2/20 2426-007
James Grant
1967-1972
2/21 2426-007
Gail Grinnell
2006-2011
2/22 2426-007
Andres Grunert
1991-2005
2/23 2426-007
René Guietti
1958-1966
2/24 2426-007
Pehr Hallsten
1961-1982
2/25 2426-007
James Lee Hansen
1967-1972
3/1 2426-007
Richad Heipp
1988
3/2 2426-007
Juliana Heyne
2005
Anne Hirondelle
2002
Box/Folder Accession
3/3 2426-007
Ray Hill
1970
3/4 2426-007
Andrw Hofmeister
1966-1974
3/5 2426-007
Paul Huber
1975
3/6 2426-007
Denzil H. Hurley
2004-2012
3/7 2426-007
Paul Ripley Jenkins
1968-1979
3/8 2426-007
Joel Jessen
1964-1972
3/9 2426-007
Jon Johnston
1988
3/10 2426-007
Fay Jones
1991
3/11 2426-007
Robert C. Jones
1972-2014
3/12 2426-007
Joseph L. Kagle
1950-1971
3/13 2426-007
Ladislas Kardos
1964-1968
3/14 2426-007
Helen B. Keen
1965-1970
3/15 2426-007
Hank and Solange Kowert
1973
3/16 2426-007
Mary Lou Kuhl
1961-1967
3/17 2426-007
Norman Lane
1966-1967
3/18 2426-007
Alan Lau
1985-2013
3/19 2426-007
Gwen (Knight) Lawrence
1930-2005
3/20 2426-007
Jacob Lawrence
1923-2000
3/21 2426-007
Jacob Lawrence: Aesop's Fables: Exhibition Notebook)
1997
4/1 2426-007
Gary Lundell
1970-1972
4/2 2426-007
Norman Lundin
1967-1979
Spike Mafford
1996
Box/Folder Accession
4/3 2426-007
Georges Mathieu
1960-1971
4/4 2426-007
Anna K. McKee
2008-2010
4/5 2426-007
Robert McNown
1995-2002
4/6 2426-007
Paul Moran
Undated
4/7 2426-007
Hilda Morris
1967
4/8 2426-007
Ed Musante
2004
4/9 2426-007
Antonio Music
1966-1968
4/10 2426-007
Edward Praczukowski
1966-1968
4/11 2426-007
Henri Johann Radeloff
1971
4/12 2426-007
Kjell Sorensen Ringi
1966-1969
4/13 2426-007
Bill Ritchie
1969-1972
4/14 2426-007
Rand Robbin
1967-1973
John Roberts
Undated
Box/Folder Accession
4/15 2426-007
Arthur Samuel
1968
4/16 2426-007
Elizabeth Sandvig
1967-2013
4/17 2426-007
Leonard Schwartz
1948-1988
4/18 2426-007
Charles Seliger
1959-1968
4/19 2426-007
Julie Shapiro
2009
4/20 2426-007
Herbert Siebner
1961-1971
4/21 2426-007
Bradd Skubinna
1996
4/22 2426-007
Michael Spafford
1965-2013
4/23 2426-007
Robert Storr
2010-2012
4/24 2426-007
Norman Taylor
1969
4/25 2426-007
Joan-Josep Tharrats
1962-1966
4/26 2426-007
Barbara Earl Thomas
2003-2008
4/27 2426-007
Mark Tobey
1972-1990
5/1 2426-007
Gian Berto Vanni
1965-1967
5/2 2426-007
Jean Visly
1957-1969
5/3 2426-007
Willem Volkersz
2012-2013
5/4 2426-007
Toshi Yoshida
1974
5/5 2426-007
VHS Tape of "Jacob Lawrence: American Artist"
Undated
Series 2: Correspondence
Box/Folder Accession
5/6 2426-007
Correspondence (General)
1978-2007
5/7 2426-007
Outgoing Letters
Undated
Series 3: Leo Marchutz School
Box/Folder Accession
5/8 2426-007
Leo Marchutz School
1969-1974
Series 4: Exhibit Files
Box/Folder Accession
5/9 2426-007
Plastics West Coast
1967-1971
Series 5: Newsletters
Box/Folder Accession
5/10 2426-007
L'Echo de Seattle
1976-1977
Series 6: Ephemera
Box/Folder Accession
5/11 2426-007
Ephemera
1966-1974
Series 7: Events
Box/Folder Accession
5/12 2426-007
Seders 70th Birthday Party
2002
5/13 2426-007
Gallery 25th Anniversary
1991
5/14 2426-007
Gallery 30th Anniversary
1996
5/15 2426-007
Gallery 35th Anniversary
2001
5/16 2426-007
Gallery 40th Anniversary
2006
5/17 2426-007
Gallery 44th Anniversary
2010
5/18 2426-007
Talk of the Town: Town Hall Dinner
2007
5/19 2426-007
Pat's 30th Anniversary
2002
Series 8: Photographs
Photographs of Seders
1975-1996
Misc. Photographs
Undated
Series 9: Cards from Artists (Original Artwork)
Box/Folder Accession
5/20 2426-007
Juan Alonso
1995-2008
5/21 2426-007
Glen Alps
1980-1985
5/22 2426-007
Dina Barzel
2000-2012
5/23 2426-007
Karl Benjamin
1980-1982
6/1 2426-007
Dan W. Carmichael
1979
6/2 2426-007
Lauri Chambers
1994-2013
6/3 2426-007
Deirdre Croberek
1960-1964
6/4 2426-007
Maysey Craddock
2002-2004
6/5 2426-007
Pat De Caro
2002-2014
6/6 2426-007
Renko Dempster
2014
6/7 2426-007
James Deitz
1999-2000
6/8 2426-007
Nanci Erskine
Undated
6/9 2426-007
John Ford
1970-1972
6/10 2426-007
Jon Gierlich
1996-2004
6/11 2426-007
Kathy Glowen
1999-2003
6/12 2426-007
Mar Goman
1996-2001
6/13 2426-007
Andreas Grunert
Undated
6/14 2426-007
René Guietti
1967
6/15 2426-007
Art Hansen
Undated
6/16 2426-007
Stanley William Hayter
1967
6/17 2426-007
Anne Hirondelle
2010
6/18 2426-007
Paul Horiuchi
1973-1976
6/19 2426-007
Fay Jones
2005
6/20 2426-007
Diann Knezovich
2001-2010
6/21 2426-007
John F. Koening
1983
6/22 2426-007
Norman Lane
1988-1989
6/23 2426-007
Alan Lau
1984-2013
6/24 2426-007
Dale Lindman
1989-2013
6/25 2426-007
Robert Mayokok
Undated
6/26 2426-007
Paul Moran
2004-2010
6/27 2426-007
Carl Morris
1976
6/28 2426-007
Hilda Morris
Undated
6/29 2426-007
Linda Okazaki
1978-1980
6/30 2426-007
Henri Johann Radeloff
1971
6/31 2426-007
Elizabeth Sandvig
2004-2007
6/32 2426-007
Ikune Sawada
1975
6/33 2426-007
Herbert Siebner
1967
6/34 2426-007
Derin Smith
2001-2002
6/35 2426-007
J. Thompson
1983-1986
6/36 2426-007
Willem Volkersz
Undated
6/37 2426-007
Debroah Walker and Marc Wenet
2014
6/38 2426-007
Robert Wilson
1969-1985
6/39 2426-007
Toshi Yoshida
1974
6/40 2426-007
Misc Cards
1982-1996
Series 10: Paid Invoices
Box/Folder Accession
7/1 2426-007
Last Names: A-Alw
1980-2014
7/2 2426-007
Last Names: Ama-Aye
1980-2014
7/3 2426-007
Last Names: B-Ban
1980-2014
7/4 2426-007
Last Names: Bar-Bay
1980-2014
7/5 2426-007
Last Names: Bea-Ben
1980-2014
7/6 2426-007
Last Names: Ber-Bey
1980-2014
7/7 2426-007
Last Names: Bic-Boy
1980-2014
8/1 2426-007
Last Names: Bra-Bri
1980-2014
8/2 2426-007
Last Names: Bro-Byr
1980-2014
8/3 2426-007
Last Names: Cah-Cau
1980-2014
8/4 2426-007
Last Names: Cen-Clu
1980-2014
8/5 2426-007
Last Names: Coa-Cus
1980-2014
8/6 2426-007
Last Names: D-Die
1980-2014
8/7 2426-007
Last Names: Dil-Dym
1980-2014
8/8 2426-007
Last Names: E-Ell
1980-2014
9/1 2426-007
Last Names: Eng-Eve
1980-2014
9/2 2426-007
Last Names: Fab-Flu
1980-2014
9/3 2426-007
Last Names: Fol-Fur
1980-2014
9/4 2426-007
Last Names: Gad-Glu
1980-2014
9/5 2426-007
Last Names: Goe-Gov
1980-2014
9/6 2426-007
Last Names: Gra-Guy
1980-2014
9/7 2426-007
Last Names: Haa-Hap
1980-2014
9/8 2426-007
Last Names: Har-Haz
1980-2014
9/9 2426-007
Last Names: Hea-Hey
1980-2014
9/10 2426-007
Last Names: Hib-Hoy
1980-2014
10/1 2426-007
Last Names: Hun-Hyd
1980-2014
10/2 2426-007
Last Names: I
1980-2014
10/3 2426-007
Last Names: J
1980-2014
10/4 2426-007
Last Names: Kaf-Kiw
1980-2014
10/5 2426-007
Last Names: K-Kur
1980-2014
10/6 2426-007
Last Names: L-Lew
1980-2014
10/7 2426-007
Last Names: Lig-Lyn
1980-2014
10/8 2426-007
Last Names: M-May
1980-2014
10/9 2426-007
Last Names: Mea-Mit
1980-2014
10/10 2426-007
Last Names: Mcc-Mcr
1980-2014
10/11 2426-007
Last Names: Moc-Muw
1980-2014
11/1 2426-007
Last Names: N
1980-2014
11/2 2426-007
Last Names: O
1980-2014
11/3 2426-007
Last Names: P-Pay
1980-2014
11/4 2426-007
Last Names: Pea-Pyr
1980-2014
11/5 2426-007
Last Names: Q
1980-2014
11/6 2426-007
Last Names: R-Rho
1980-2014
11/7 2426-007
Last Names: Ric-Ryd
1980-2014
11/8 2426-007
Last Names: Sac-Saw
1980-2014
11/9 2426-007
Last Names: Sch-Sec
1980-2014
11/10 2426-007
Last Names: Sed-Sey
1980-2014
11/11 2426-007
Last Names: Sha-Sly
1980-2014
12/1 2426-007
Last Names: Smi-Sou
1980-2014
12/2 2426-007
Last Names: Spa-Stu
1980-2014
12/3 2426-007
Last Names: Sug-Swe
1980-2014
12/4 2426-007
Last Names: T
1980-2014
12/5 2426-007
Last Names: U
1980-2014
12/6 2426-007
Last Names: V
1980-2014
12/7 2426-007
Last Names: W-Way
1980-2014
12/8 2426-007
Last Names: Web-Why
1980-2014
12/9 2426-007
Last Names: Wil-Wyc
1980-2014
12/10 2426-007
Last Names: Y-Z
1980-2014

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Art dealers--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Art galleries, Commercial--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Art, American--Washington (State)
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Artists
  • Artists--Washington (State)
  • Women art dealers--Washington (State)--Seattle--Archives
  • Women art dealers--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Seders, Francine, 1932---Archives
  • Seders, Francine, 1932---Interviews
  • Tobey, Mark
  • Corporate Names :
  • Francine Seders Gallery (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Otto Seligman Gallery (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Audiocassettes
  • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
  • correspondence
  • exhibition catalogs
  • Newsletters
  • oral histories
  • Photographs
  • transcripts

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)