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More Information | A Finding Aid to the Adela Akers papers, 1960-2009

Adela Akers papers, 1960-2009

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A Finding Aid to the Adela Akers Papers,
1960-2009
, in the Archives of American Art
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Finding aid prepared by Erin Kinhart
Scope and Content Note
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.
Language
English
Provenance
The collection was donated in 2009 and 2011 by Adela Akers.
Related Material
Also found at the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Adela Akers, 2008 Mar. 4-6, conducted by Mija Riedel.
Processing Information
The collection was processed to a minimal level in 2012 by Erin Kinhart.