Neil Meitzler papers, 1948-2009  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Meitzler, Neil, 1930-2009
Title
Neil Meitzler papers
Dates
1948-2009 (inclusive)
Quantity
3.69 cubic feet (4 boxes, 2 oversize folders, 1 vertical file [with reel-to-reel tape], and two cassette tapes)
Collection Number
2571, 2637, 2761
Summary
Papers and materials of a Northwest painter and former staff member of the Seattle Art Museum
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

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Neil Meitzler (1930-2009), was a painter in the Pacific Northwest (based in the Skagit Valley and Seattle) for about 25 years. He served on the staff of the Seattle Art Museum for many years as exhibit designer. He spent the end of his life in Walla Walla, Washington.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, photos, sketchbooks, scrapbook, resumes, sales records, tape-recorded interviews (with transcripts), and other papers, relating to Meitzler's career as a painter in Seattle and the Skagit Valley, Wash.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2571-001: Neil Meitzler interview, 1962Return to Top

.03 cubic feet (1 reel to reel tape and 1 transcript). (1 vertical file)
Arrangement: Arranged as received.

Scope and Content: Tape-recorded interview done for KING-FM radio, "Conversation with an artist" series by Curt Green; transcript; resume. The artist discusses his recent travels and resulting painting, communication in painting, reason for collecting, government support of the artist and the numerous style changes in his own work.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Donor: Archives of NW Art. Undated.

Description
Neil Meitzler interview

Accession No. 2637-001: Neil Meitzler interview, 1975Return to Top

.11 cubic feet (2 sound cassettes and 1 vertical file)
Arrangement: Arranged as received.

Scope and Content: Tape-recorded interview conducted by Sally Swenson, 20th Century, on January 30, 1975; transcript; Neil Meitzler, painter from Seattle, speaks of his own works and of issues of importance to the art field in general.

Digital Content/Other Formats:Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Donor: Sally Swenson, Interviewer, 1975.

Description
Neil Meitzler interview

Accession No. 2761-001: Neil Meitzler papers, 1948-1976 (bulk 1960-1975)Return to Top

2.5 cubic feet (3 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Arrangement: Arranged as received.

Scope and Content: Letters, photographs, 3 sketch books, scrapbook, resumes, sales records, 1948-1976 (bulk 1960-1975).

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Donor: Neil Meitzler, 1977.

Description
Neil Meitzler papers

Accession No. 2761-002: Neil Meitzler papers, 1959-2009 (bulk 1980-2009)Return to Top

1.06 cubic feet (1 box and 1 oversize folder)
Arrangement: Arranged as received.

Scope and Content: Clipping file on Morris Graves, journals, sketchbooks, sketches, photographic materials, publications featuring Meitzler, and reproductions of digital works and prints.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

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

Acquisition Info: Donor: Ikune Sawada, 2011.

Description
Neil Meitzler papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Anderson, Guy, 1906-1998
  • Callahan, Kenneth, 1905-1986
  • Carley, Ward
  • Davis, Norman, 1897-
  • Fuller, Richard E. (Richard Eugene), 1897-1976
  • Graves, Morris 1910-2001
  • Kenney, Leo, 1925-2001
  • Kusama, Yayoi
  • Meitzler, Neil, 1930-2009--Archives
  • Svare, Richard, 1930-2004
  • Corporate Names :
  • Northwest Annual Exhibition
  • Seattle Art Museum

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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