Port Costa, Calf.
4.4 linear ft.
Addition 0.8 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Biographical material, printed material, correspondence, works of art, teaching material, writings and photographs.
Included are postcards, illustrated letters, collages, and correspondence with Robert Cumming, David Gilhooly, Robert Ratajczak (Cookie), Monona Rossol, Italo Scanga, S. Clay Wilson, David Zack, and others; writings by Bernard Pyron and David Zack; a typescript, "Saltglazing," by Bailey; exhibition catalogs, brochures, invitations, announcements, newspaper clippings and correspondence concerning artists, exhibitions, publications, and the Wonders of the World Museum; artifacts and miscellaneous.
ADDITION: Newsletters, members' directory and correspondence regarding the National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts, 1979-1989; glaze formulas; survey of glass and ceramic programs at various institutions, 1980; correspondence and teaching material from the California State University at Hayward, 1988-1994. Also included are nine compact discs containing teaching notes,1999-2003, photographs of the interior and exterior of Bailey's studio, files for Bailey's website, 2004, images for Bailey's book "Clayton Bailey: Happenings in the Circus of Life", art work by Bailey's wife, Betty Bailey, 2004, and images of open drawers of filing cabinets.
Biographical/Historical Note: Ceramicist; Port Costa, Calif. Bailey served on the Board of Directors of the National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts (NCECA) from 1977-1979 and taught at the California State University at Hayward from 1968-1996.
Donated 1979 and 2004 by Clayton Bailey. Additions are expected.
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