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Otto and Vivika Heino papers, 1895-2000, bulk 1940s-2000

Contents and Arrangement

This collection is arranged as three series.

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Series 1:Personal and Professional Papers, 1942-2000
0.8 Linear feet
Box 1

This series includes personal papers such as plans, correspondence, and other materials related to the Heino's house; correspondence with friends and family; and awards and certificates received by the two artists. Professional papers consist of correspondence, price lists, loan forms, invoices, shipping documents, and acquisition information. Also found are some printed material and photographs that document the Heino's exhibitions and their relationships with museums, galleries, and professional organizations; scattered writings by and about the pair, including formulas, and a video recording of a documentary about them.
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American Craftsmen's Council, 1957-1961
1
1
Certificates, 1973, 1993
1
2
Chouinard Art Institute, Teacher's Inservice Training in Glazes, 1958
1
3
Correspondence, Personal, 1955-2000
1
4
Correspondence, Professional, 1958-2000
1
5
Exhibitions, 1964-1993
1
6
Glazes, Original Copies, undated
1
7
House on McAndrew, 1973
1
8
Invoices, Sets, 1987-1994
1
9
Invoices and Receipts, 1962-1994
1
10
League of New Hampshire Arts and Crafts, Membership Handbook, circa 1950s
1
11
Museums and Galleries
Archives of American Art, 1973, 1995
1
12
Charles A. Wustum Museum, 1993
1
13
The Clay Pigeon Gallery, 1994-1995
1
14
The Clay Place, 1991-1994
1
15
Concord Arts and Crafts, 1995
1
16
Contemporary Crafts Gallery, 1991-1993
1
17
Crafts Alliance Gallery, 1993-1994
1
18
The Craftsman's Gallery, 1991-1994
1
19
Deboer Gallery, 1991-1994
1
20
The Gallery, Indiana, 1990-1994
1
21
Human Arts, 1991-1994
1
22
Long Beach Museum of Art, 1961, 1994
1
23
Mingei International Museum of World Folk Art, 1993-1994
1
24
Pewabic Pottery, 1995
1
25
Pinch Pottery, 1993
1
26
Potters Wheel Gallery, 1993
1
27
San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum, 1992-1995
1
28
Ventura Museum, 1995
1
29
Viewpoint Gallery, 1990-1993
1
30
Otto's File, 1942-1993
1
31
Quotations and Excerpts, circa 1990s
1
32
Resumes, 1994-1995
1
33
Stationery and Business Material, 1950s-1990s
1
34
Southern California Designer-Craftsmen, Ethics and By-Laws, 1963
1
35
"Vivika and Otto, A Union of "Art and Heart"", undated
1
36
Workshops, 1981, 1994
1
37
Writings, Notes, Papers, undated
1
38
"You are the Miracle: Exploring the Power of the Creative Process", 1994
1 Videocassettes (VHS)
1
39

Series 2:Printed Material, 1933-2002
0.7 Linear feet
Box 1, 3

Found here are articles and newspaper clippings on the two artists, including articles documenting Vivika's various Marionette groups; announcements from exhibitions, sales, workshops, and open houses; and several exhibition catalogs. Two scrapbooks contain clippings related to marionettes, other artists and art movements, and travel, as well as Vivika's MA commencement schedule, and some photographs and correspondence. This series also contains mailings and advertisements from The Pottery, a studio and retail store which Otto and Vivika operated in California.
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Articles and Newspaper Clippings, 1950s-2002
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40
Articles and Newspaper Clippings, Marionettes, Vivika; Sketches, 1933-1938
1
41
Auctions and Sales, 1960s-1980s
1
42
Exhibition Announcements, 1950s-1995
1
43
Exhibition Announcements, Group Shows, 1955-1995
1
44
Exhibition Catalogs, Group Shows, 1965-1999
1
45
Newsletters and Publicity, 1959-1980
1
46
Other Artists Materials, circa 1950-1974
1
47
Potters Directories, circa 1960s
1
48
The Pottery, Advertisements and Artist Cards, 1955-1974
1
49
Studio Open House and Workshops, 1955-1994
1
50
Scrapbook, Commencement Schedule, Travel Clippings, Marionette, 1932-1944
3
Scrapbook, Other Artists, Correspondence, Photograph, 1940s-1960
3
Scrapbook Fragments, 1940-1951
1
51
Miscellaneous, 1980s
1
52

Series 3:Photographs, 1895-2000, bulk 1940s-1990s
0.8 Linear feet
Box 1-3

Images include photographs and some slides that depict the artists in their studios, with their art, at professional events and friendly gatherings, and teaching. Images of Vivika include baby portraits, pictures from marionette shows, and pictures of her family. Images of Otto include snapshots from his time in the military in Europe, and photos of his family. Also included are some images of artwork and The Pottery, and images of the couple's pets, properties, and exhibitions.
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Artists, Otto and Vivika Heino, circa 1950-1990s
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53
Artists, Otto Heino, 1940s-2000s
1
54
Artists, Vivika Place Heino, 1910-1990s
1
55
Artwork, 1940s-1990s
2
1
Artwork, Photograph Album, circa 1950s
2
2
Exhibitions, 1953-1986
2
3
Events and Gatherings, circa 1940-1990s
2
4
Family, 1895-1988
2
5
Family, Photograph Album, circa 1895-1915
3
Marionettes, 1940s-1960s
2
6
Pets and Places, 1949-2001
2
7
Mixed Slides, Artwork, Personal, Studio, 1960s-1980s
2
8

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.