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Nancy Kelker research material regarding Mel Casas, 1890-circa 2011, bulk 1968-2005

Kelker, Nancy, 1951-

Educator, Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 1.3 Linear feet; 0.001 Gigabytes

Summary: The Nancy Kelker research material regarding Mel Casas measures 1.3 linear feet and 0.001 GB dates from 1890 to circa 2011 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1968 to 2005. The material includes sound and video recordings of interviews with Casas by Kelker and Vincent Valdez, and a talk by Casas at Georgia Southwestern University; research files that include Casas' business and legal records, correspondence, exhibition records, photographs, and student papers about Casas; and printed materials consisting of clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, journals, newsletters, and posters relating to Casas' activities during his career. One interview transcript is in digital format. The material was compiled by Kelker for the book Mel Casas: Artist as Cultural Adjuster.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nancy Kelker (1951- ) is an art historian in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. and the author of Mel Casas: Artist as Cultural Adjuster .


The Nancy Kelker research material regarding Mel Casas was donated in 2016 by Nancy Kelker.

Language Note

English .


The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.