Collection size: 11.3 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Personal and professional correspondence, 1945-2004; financial material; works of art; photographs; writings; printed material, including gallery invitations, articles and brochures, regarding Stocksdale's and Sekimachi's works of art. Included are color drawings and graph patterns of design ideas; notes for weaving projects; teaching notes; early woven samples mounted on cards; birthday and Christmas cards; three scrapbooks 1937-1938; drawings and watercolors, 1941; grade school papers and report and junior high school year book,1937-1941; Topaz high school notebook and papers, 1944; Cincinnati Ohio scrapbook, 1945; California College of Arts and Crafts material, ca. 1947; Bob Stocksdales sales books, ca. 1970.
Biographical/Historical Note: Bob Stocksdale (1913-2003) was a woodturner from Berkeley, Calif. Kay Sekimachi (1926- ) was a fiber artist from Berkeley, Calif. Stocksdale and Sekimachi were married.
Donated 2003 and 2004 by Kay Sekimachi Stocksdale as a part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
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