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James Bassler papers, 1969-2003

Contents and Arrangement

Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

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Series 1: James Bassler papers , 1969-2003
1.8 Linear feet
Boxes 1-3

Biographical materials include resumes and writings about Bassler's father and siblings.
Correspondence concerns exhibitions, lectures, projects, and Bassler's teaching career. Correspondents include Louise Allrich, Norman Cherry, Mildred Constantine, Kris Dey, Dominic Di Mare, Helen Drutt, Lillian Elliott, Betty Freudenheim, Teresa Huang, Eiko Ishioka, Ritzi and Peter Jacobi, Wojciech Jaskolka, Mi Koon Kim, Sherley Koteen, Gerhardt Knodel, Jack Lenor Larsen, Eudorah Moore, Gertrude Parker, Martin Peavy, Laurel J. Reuter, Ed Rossbach, and Paul Smith, among others. Additional correspondence may be found in professional files.
Among Bassler's professional files are items concerning his participation with the United States Department of State Art in Embassies program, his service as an expert witness for a legal case, and his teaching and administrative career at UCLA. One videocassette is a student's senior project and runs about 25 minutes in length.
Printed materials include clippings, newsletters, and exhibition announcements and catalogs. Five mixed media scrapbooks contain written statements, photographs of works of art, and printed material. Also found are scattered photographs of works of art and a sketch of a working plan for a 14" by 14" hanging.
Description Container Select
Biographical Material, Resumes, circa 1977-circa 2000
1
1
Biographical Material, on Bassler Family, 1996-2003
1
2
Correspondence, Valentines Sent by James and Veralee Bassler, 2000s
1
3
Correspondence, 1969-1979
1
4
Correspondence, 1980-1989
1
5-6
Correspondence, 1990-1999
1
7-8
Correspondence, 2000-2003
1
9
Personal Business Records, 1970-1984
1
10
Writings, on Art and Artist's Statement, circa 1970s-circa 2000s
1
11
Professional Files, Center for Inter-American Relations, 1978
1
12
Professional Files, Expert Witness, 1985
1
13
Professional Files, Proposal for Group Exhibition, circa 1992
1
14
Professional Files, Teaching Files, 1978-2000
1
15
Professional Files, Teaching Files, Senior Video by Shai Hanuka, circa 1996
1 videocassettes (vhs)
1
16
Professional Files, US Department of State Art in Embassies Program, 1990s
1
17
Printed Material, Clippings, 1960s-2000s
1
18
Printed Material, Bulletins, Newsletters, and Press Releases, 1973-1995
1
19
Printed Material, Exhibition Announcements, 1970s-2000s
1
20-21
Printed Material, Exhibition Catalogs, 1970s
1
22-24
Printed Material, Exhibition Catalogs, 1970s-2000s
2
1-5
Printed Material, Reproductions of Works of Art, 1988
2
6
Working Drawing, circa 1980s
2
7
Photographs, of Works of Art and a Parade, circa 1980s
2
8
Scrapbook 1, 1970s
3
1
Scrapbook 2, 1983
3
2
Scrapbook 3, 1980s-1990s
3
3-4
Scrapbook 4, 1990s
3
5
Scrapbook 5, Personal Statements, 1990s
3
6

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.