Size: 1.6 Linear feet
Summary: The papers of artist, printmaker, and educator J.L. Steg measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1939 to 2017, with the bulk of the material from 1945 to 2002. The collection documents Steg's work as a professional artist and educator through biographical material, personal and professional correspondence, writings, interviews, personal business records, gallery and exhibition files, photographic material, printed material, and artwork.
Biographical material includes diplomas from high school and college, CV's, and documents related to Steg's time in the Army during World War II and his honorable discharge. Correspondence and printed materials reflect his involvement in arts organizations such as the International Society of Copier Art.
Files include exhibition checklists and artwork inventories. These are complemented by photographs and slides of artworks. Copier artworks and studies for copier-based works are also included in the papers, printed on paper and transparencies.
Records related to his teaching include correspondence and faculty reports from Tulane University and Newcomb College, where he spent over four decades as a professor of printmaking.