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Adela Akers papers, 1960-2009

Akers, Adela, 1933-

Fiber artist

Collection Information

Size: 2.6 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of fiber artist and educator Adela Akers measure 2.6 linear feet and date from 1960 to 2009. Her career as an artist and her tenure at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, are documented through scattered biographical material; correspondence; subject files on galleries, projects, weaving technique, research, workshops, and fiber arts organizations; writings; exhibition announcements, clippings, and other printed material; photographs; and artwork, including one sketchbook.

Biographical/Historical Note

Adela Akers (1933- ) is a fiber artist and educator living and working in Guerneville, California.

Provenance

The collection was donated in 2009 and 2011 by Adela Akers.

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