Skip to main content

Bob Stocksdale and Kay Sekimachi papers, circa 1900-2015

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.

Series 2: Correspondence, 1943-2014
7.6 linear feet
Box 2-10

Letters are from friends, professional acquaintances and fellow artists, collectors and clients, family, gallerists, and museums and institutions. The majority of the correspondence is that of Kay Sekimachi and Bob and Kay as a couple. Also found are extensive greeting and holiday cards from friends and family.
Correspondents include: Adela Akers, Norman Anderson, Peter Collingwood, Dianne Dennis, Dominic DiMare, Marion and Jorge Hildebrandt, Jack Lenor Larsen, Karl Lønning, Sam and Alfreda Maloof, Signe Mayfield, Forrest L. Merrill, Dorothy Miller, Sheila O'hara, Miné Okubo, Hal Painter, Mimi Santal, Nancy Selvin, Barbara Shawcroft, Ramona Solberg, Miguel Peck Wall, Joan Watkins, and many others.
Some letters are signed with first names only which are found at the end of the alphabetical correspondence. Researchers should note that holiday and greeting cards are minimally arranged due to many lacking dates and full names. Additional correspondence may be found in Series 4 and Series 5.
DescriptionContainer
A, 1952-2003
2
5
Akers, Adela, 1980-2004
2
6
American Craft Council, 1982-2012
2
7
American Friends Service Committee, 1998-2003
2
8
Andersen, Irene Poons, 1995-2001
2
9
Anderson, Norman, 1982-2010
2
10
Anderson, Thyrza, 1994-1997
2
11
Anneberg, Margery, 1973-1990
2
12
Arai-Abramson, Lucy, 1992-1999
2
13
Aronson, Lisa, 1977-1999
2
14
Austin, Carole, 1998-2006
2
16
Ba-Be, 1955-2014
2
17
Bl-Br, 1959-2010
2
18
Barnes, Dorothy Gill, 1990-1994
2
19
Besser, Sanford, 1982-1994
2
20
Bloome, Mark, 1994
2
21
Bolger, Peter, 1975-2014
2
22
Brandford, Joanne Segal, 1985-1995
2
23
Bridges, Noriko (Nikki), 1994
2
24
British Crafts Centre, 1974
2
25
Burchard, Christian, 1997
2
26
Buscho, Ann and Bob, 1979-1980
2
27
C, 1968-2006
2
28
California Crafts Museum, 1993-1994
2
29
Campbell, June, 1992-1999
2
30
Canzoneri, Helen, 1984-1991
2
31
Chinen, Sharon, 1993-2000
2
32
Clay, Robert and Sue, 1977-1979
2
33
Cleveland Museum of Art, 1997
2
34
Collingwood, Peter and Elizabeth Bell, 1974-2002
2
35
Cook, Alexander and Camille, 1996-2004
2
36
Cort, Charles and Eleanor, 1957
2
37
Craft and Folk Art Museum, 1995-2004
2
38
Craft Horizons, 1956
2
39
D, 1956-2012
2
40
Dean, Judith, circa 1990
2
41
Dennis, Dianne, 1983-1995
2
42
DiMare, Dominic, 1998-2014
2
43
DuBois, Emily, 1998-2005
2
44
Dusenbury, Mary, 1981-1989
2
45
E, 1959-2003
2
46
Eddy, Kay, 1983-1990
2
47
Ehrhardt, Carole and Frank, 1998-2009
2
48
Espenet, Arthur, 1972
3
1
F, 1953-2010
3
2
Fairbanks, Jonathon, 1988-1999
3
3
Friends of Fiber Art International, 1988-1993
3
4
G, 1955-2004
3
5
Ha-Ho, 1953-2002
3
6
Hu-Hz, 1953-2002
3
7
Hall, Gaylord and Roy Leeper, 2001-2004
3
8
Hall, Julie, 1974
3
9
Handweavers Guild of America, 1971-1974
3
10
Harris, Nancy, 1995-1996
3
11
Hauseur, Krystal, 2008-2011
3
12
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1956
3
13
Hickman, Pat, 1995-2002
3
14
Hildebrandt, Marion and Jorge, 1990-2006
3
15
Hildebrandt, Marion and Jorge, 1990-2006
3
16
Hiroi, Tsutomu, 1962-1993
3
17
Honig, Margot Dennes, 1995-1999
3
18
Horiachi, Toshiko, circa 1960
3
19
I, 1990-2001
3
20
Iwata, Kiyomi, 1983-2014
3
21
J, 1965-1999
3
22
Jennings, Carl and Elizabeth, 1993-1996
3
23
Johnson, Chalmer, 2003
3
24
Jurga, Halina, 1981-1982
3
25
K, 1971-2009
3
26
Kaneko, Jun, circa 1990
3
27
Kaplan, Jack, 1953
3
28
Kato, Kuniko Lucy, 1976-1982
3
29
Kaufman, Ruth, 1986-1992
3
30
Kawai, Kae, 1999-2002
3
31
Kimura, Aya, 1986
3
32
Kobayashi, Keiko, 1979-2001
3
33
Kobi, Michi, 2000-2001
3
34
Kowert, Solange, 1950s-1964
3
35
Kriegbaum, Bertha and Virginia, 1977-1992
3
36
La-Li, 1951-2003
3
37
Lo-Ly, 1951-2003
3
38
Laky, Gyongy, 1976-2004
3
39
Larsen, Jack Lenor, 1970s-2014
3
40
Larsen, Jack Lenor, 1970s-2014
3
41
Larsen, Jack Lenor, 1970s-2014
3
42
Larsen, Jack Lenor, 1970s-2014
3
43
Lederer, Hanni, 2000-2010
3
44
Leong, Po Shun, 1996-2002
3
45
Lester, Michelle, 1977-1987
3
46
Lønning, Karl, 1993-1999
3
47
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1998-2001
3
48
Lucas-Andreae, Augusta, 1966-2004
3
49
Ma-Me, 1977-2000
3
50
Mi-Mu, 1957-2013
4
1
Maloof, Sam and Alfreda, 1971-2006
4
2
Maru Family, 1994-2004
4
3
Mason, Jane and Arthur, 1992-1998
4
4
Matsubara, Naoko, 1961-2005
4
5
Matsutsuyu, Emiko, 1990-1999
4
6
Mayfield, Signe, 2002-2003
4
7
Merrill, Forrest L., 2011
4
8
Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1990-1999
4
9
Miller, Dorothy, 1983-1995
4
10
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1992-2002
4
11
Mint Museum of Craft and Design, 2000
4
12
Montgomery, Susan, 1981-1982
4
13
Mount Lassen Weavers Club, 1956
4
14
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1983-2014
4
15
Museum of Modern Art, 1968-1970
4
16
N, 1973-2002
4
17
Nakashima, George, Marion and Kevin, 1990-1992
4
18
Nassington Press LTD., 1979
4
19
Negoro, Minnie, 1992-1996
4
20
Nordness, Lee, 1977-1984
4
21
O, 1964-1998
4
22
Oakland Museum of California, 1979-2004
4
23
Ochi, Ellen Akiko, 1947-1949
4
24
Ohara, Sheila, 1979-2004
4
25
Okubo, Miné, 1956-1959
4
26
Okubo, Miné, 1960-1969
4
27
Okubo, Miné, 1970-1979
4
28
Okubo, Miné, 1970-1979
4
29
Okubo, Miné, 1980-1989
4
30
Okubo, Miné, 1990-2000s
4
31
P, 1953-2012
4
32
Painter, Hal, 1973, 1993
4
33
Parker, Gertrud, 1992-2001
4
34
Parnham Trust Limited, 1980
4
35
Parrott, Alice, 1975-1977
4
36
Parsons, Agus H., 1955-1965
4
37
Pentler, Funiko, 1965-1970s
4
38
Peterson, Lisa Lee and Skiff, 1979-2000
4
39
Pfeifer, Susan, 1995
4
40
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2009
4
41
Pilger, Jean, 1961-1962
4
42
Pohlmann, Albrecht, 1992-1998
4
43
Pope, Helen Work, 1950s, 1982-1983
4
44
Quandt, Elizabeth, circa 1970
4
45
R, 1955-2014
4
46
Renk, Merry, 2000-2003
4
47
Rocheleau, Dennis W., 1998-2003
4
48
Rossbach, Ed, circa 1985
5
1
Rucker, Karon, 1975-1976
5
2
Russell, Ellen, 2003
5
3
Sa-Sh, 1965-2009
5
4
Si-Sz, 1976-2004
5
5
Saint Paul Gallery and School of Art, 1953
5
6
San Francisco State University, 1994-1997
5
7
Santal, Mimi, 2004-2005
5
8
Saver, Jane, 1994-2012
5
9
Schiba, Cynthia, 1987
5
10
Schuman, Dr. M. C., 1945-1947
5
11
Schwarcz, June, 1956-2008
5
12
Selvin, Nancy, 1978-2001
5
13
Shakerag Workshop, 2007
5
14
Shawcroft, Barbara, 1972-2002
5
15
Skowronski, Hella, 1982
5
16
Slemmons, Kiff and Rod, 1998-2014
5
17
Smith, Clint, 2001
5
18
Smith, Sherri, 1986
5
19
Smithsonian Institution, 1983-2006
5
20
Smithsonian Institution, 1983-2006
5
21
Solberg, Ramona, 1950s-2004
5
22
Saint-Gilles, Amaury, 1982-1999
5
23
Stanley, Martha, 1980-1989
5
24
Stocksdale, Joy, 1970s-1980s
5
25
Stocksdale, Kim, 1995-2002
5
26
Sutton, Ann, 1974-1995
5
27
T, 1952-2004
5
28
Takaezu, Toshiko, 1987-2005
5
29
Talley, Charles S., 1980-1982
5
30
Textile Museum, 1980
5
31
Thomas, Laura Work, 1978
5
32
Togasaki, Kiyoshi, 1975-1995
5
33
Tomye, 2003
5
35
Torige, Anne, 1985-2001
5
36
Tremblay, Gail, 1983-1985
5
37
U, 1966-1992
5
39
University of California, 1975-1993
5
40
University of Hawaii, 2003
5
41
V, 1977-2008
5
42
Wa-Wi, 1963-2012
5
43
Wo-Wy, 1965-2008
5
44
Wada, Yoshiko Iwamoto, circa 1980
5
45
Wall, Miguel Peck, 1962-1966
5
46
Waller, Irene, 1972
5
47
Walsh, Carol, 1974
5
48
Wattsberg, Linda, 1997
5
49
Watkins, Joan, 1969-1979
5
50
Watkins, Joan, 1980-1989
5
51
Watkins, Joan, 1990-1995
6
1
Watkins, Joan, 1996
6
2
Watkins, Joan, 1997-1998
6
3
Watkins, Joan, 2005
6
4
Wayne, June, 1973
6
5
Weaver, Claire, circa 1955
6
6
Weavers Workshop Limited, 1976
6
7
Weed, Walter, 1981-2003
6
8
Welte, Sigrid, 1993-2002
6
9
Whipple, Lillian, 1991
6
10
Wong, Charles, 2001-2002
6
11
Wright, Sue and Dave, 1981-1996
6
12
Y, 1944-2002
6
13
Z, 1991
6
14
Zuber, Judy, 1990-1991
6
15
First Names Only, A, 1950s-2000s
6
16
First Names Only, A, 1950s-2000s
6
17
First Names Only, B, 1950s-2000s
6
18
First Names Only, B, 1950s-2000s
6
19
First Names Only, C, 1950s-2000s
6
20
First Names Only, D, 1950s-2000s
6
21
First Names Only, E, 1950s-2000s
6
22
First Names Only, F, 1950s-2000s
6
23
First Names Only, G, 1950s-2000s
6
24
First Names Only, H, 1950s-2000s
6
25
First Names Only, I, 1950s-2000s
6
26
First Names Only, J, 1950s-2000s
6
27
First Names Only, J, 1950s-2000s
6
28
First Names Only, K, 1950s-2000s
6
29
First Names Only, L, 1950s-2000s
6
30
First Names Only, M, 1950s-2000s
6
31
First Names Only, M, 1950s-2000s
7
1
First Names Only, N, 1950s-2000s
7
2
First Names Only, O, 1950s-2000s
7
3
First Names Only, P, 1950s-2000s
7
4
First Names Only, R, 1950s-2000s
7
5
First Names Only, S, 1950s-2000s
7
6
First Names Only, T, 1950s-2000s
7
7
First Names Only, U, 1950s-2000s
7
8
First Names Only, V, 1950s-2000s
7
9
First Names Only, W, 1950s-2000s
7
10
First Names Only, Y, 1950s-2000s
7
11
First Names Only, Illegible, or Unsigned, 1950s-2000s
7
12
Condolence Letters, 2003
7
13-24
Condolence Letters, 2003
8
1-2
Greeting and Holiday Cards, 1940s-2010s
8
3-17
Greeting and Holiday Cards, 1940s-2010s
9
1-18
Postcards, Blank, circa 1950s-1990s
10
1
Wedding Cards, 1972
10
2
Wedding Cards, 1972
10
3

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.