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Rose Slivka papers, circa 1947-2006

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 7 series:

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Series 1: Biographical Material , circa 1947-2005
0.6 Linear Feet
Box 1

Awards and certificates include one for service to The Commission on the Future of Washington University, Cooper-Hewitt Museum Honorary Membership in The Society of the Arts, New School for Social Research for participation in Art and the Community Institute, and University of Puerto Rico recognizing participation in the First Congress of Latin American Artisans. Calendars are annotated and contain loose notes and a few pieces of correspondence. Legal documents mainly concern a mortgage in arrears and also include a copy of Slivka's will. There is a videocassette recording her memorial service and a sound cassette of a visit with her mother.
This series is arranged alphabetically by folder title. Additional awards and certificates recognizing Craft Horizons and Craft International are found among the subject files (Series 5).
Description Container Select
Astrology Reading, undated
2 sound cassettes
1
1
Awards and Certificates, 1979-1994, undated
1
2-3
Biographical Notes and Resume, circa 1947-1970s
1
4
Calendars and Schedule, 1989-1999, 1966
1
5-6
Legal Documents, 1990s
1
7
Memorial Service, Guild Hall, 2005
1 videocassettes (vhs)
1
8
"Visit to Mama's Apt.", 1976
1 sound cassette
1
9

Series 2: Correspondence , 1950-2004
3.6 Linear Feet
Boxes 1-4

The correspondence of Rose Slivka is both professional and personal in nature. Professional correspondence reflects her involvement with a variety of organizations and teaching activities. Correspondence concerning her editorial work includes memos and documents produced or received by Patricia Dandignac, Donald Wycoff and other staff of Craft Horizons. Due to considerable overlap between Slivka's professional and private lives, quite a bit of correspondence relates to both spheres. Personal correspondence, mostly from earlier years, concerns her husband, sculptor David Slivka, and their two children. In later years, personal correspondence appears mostly as greeting cards and notes. Most of Slivka's correspondence involves routine matters relating to the business of magazine publishing and the ideal of promoting crafts.
Among the many attachments are: clippings, exhibition catalogs, and other printed items; photographs and slides; legal contracts and documents; resumes; and writings, such as talks, essays and poems by Slivka and others. Writings of note include "A Note on the Politics and Esthetics of a Woman's Show" by Lucy Lippard, "The Need for Museum Art in India" by Ajit Ghose, "Integrated Works" by David Davidson, and papers about various methods of casting sculpture.
Correspondents include numerous organizations devoted to promoting and enlarging the scope of crafts, among them the American Crafts Council and World Crafts Council. Slivka corresponded with universities and schools regarding topics of interest to Craft Horizons and Craft International, showing particular interest in the Cranbrook Academy of Art and the Haystack School. A considerable amount of correspondence documents Slivka's involvement in the planning of or participating in numerous conferences and symposia as a juror, panel participant or moderator in the United States, Japan, Indonesia, Australia, and other venues. There is correspondence relating to ceramic artist Peter Voulkos and Slivka's book about him, Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue in Clay, as well as a large amount of correspondence with Lloyd Herman concerning her work on the "Object as Poet" exhibition (1977) at the Renwick Gallery. Other prominent individuals with whom Slivka corresponded are: Elaine de Kooning, Leo Castellli, Jack Lenor Larsen, Jeff Schlanger, Sam Maloof, and Nancy Hanks of the National Council on the Arts. Lastly, there is correspondence relating to Slivka's work as art critic in the 1990s for The East Hampton Star newspaper including readers' letters.
Correspondence is filed chronologically. Subject files (Series 5) contain additional correspondence.
Description Container Select
Correspondence, undated, 1950-1969
1
10-26
Correspondence, 1970-1975
2
1-15
Correspondence, 1975-1977
3
1-18
Correspondence, 1978-2004
4
1-23

Series 3: Interviews , 1974-2001
1.6 Linear Feet
Boxes 5-6

Interviews (32 sound cassettes, 1 sound reel, 4 videocassettes (VHS) and 8 transcripts) mostly with craftsmen and artists were conducted by Rose Slivka and others. Several interviews are with and about Peter Voulkos. Artists include Elaine de Kooning, Philip Guston, Jack Lenor Larsen, Louise Nevelson, and David Slivka. Other individuals of note are John Cage and Stanley Kunitz. Rose Slivka is the subject of two interviews, one of which focuses on Elaine de Kooning.
Description Container Select
Elaine de Kooning interviewed by Frazer Dougherty, undated
1 videocassettes (vhs)
5
1
Four Bay Area Potters - Robert Arneson, James Melchert, Peter Voulkos, Charles McKee - interviewed by B. Horiuchi (transcript), undated
5
2
Connie Fox interviewed by Rose Slivka, undated
1 sound cassette
5
3
Grace Knowlton interviewed by Rose Slivka, undated
1 sound cassette
5
4
Stanley Kunitz interviewed by Rose Slivka, undated
1 sound cassette
5
5
Jack Lenor Larsen interviewed by Rose Slivka, undated
1 sound cassette
5
6
Mason interviewed by Rose Slivka about Peter Voulkos (transcript), undated
5
7
James Melchert and Pete [Voulkos] interviewed by Rose Slivka (transcript), undated
5
8
Neon Joey interviewed by Rose Slivka, undated
1 sound cassette
5
9
Frances Senske interviewed by Rose Slivka about Peter Voulkos (transcript), undated
5
10
Richard Shaw interviewed by Rose Slivka, undated
1 sound cassette
5
11
Rose Slivka interviewed by unidentified interviewer about Elaine de Kooning, undated
1 videocassettes (vhs)
5
12
Esteban Vicente interviewed by Rose Slivka, undated
2 sound cassettes
5
13
"A" interviewed by Rose Slivka (transcript), undated
5
14
"S" interviewed by Rose Slivka (transcript), undated
5
15
David Slivka interviewed by Doris C. Freedman, WNYC "Artists in the City", 1974
1 sound tape reel
5
16
Peter Voulkos, Fred and Mary Marer interviewed by Rose Slivka (transcript), 1974
5
17
Philip Guston interviewed by Rose Slivka, 1980
1 sound cassette
5
18
Lee Hall interviewed by Rose Slivka, 1981
1 sound cassette
5
19
Louise Nevelson interviewed by Rose Slivka, 1982
5 sound cassettes with partial transcript.
5
20
Peter Voulkos interviewed by Gerry Williams, 1982
1 sound cassette
5
21
Peter Voulkos at Callas interviewed by Rose Slivka, 1982
1 sound cassette
5
22
Elaine de Kooning interviewed by Rose Slivka, 1983
1 sound cassette
5
23
Lee Hall interviewed by Rose Slivka, 1983
1 sound cassette
6
1
John Cage interviewed by Carl Bergstrøm-Nielsen, 1984
1 sound cassette with letter
6
2
Carolyn Forché interviewed by Pearl London, 1985
1 sound cassette
6
3
Stanley Kunitz interviewed by Pearl London, 1985
1 sound cassette
6
4
Stanley Kunitz interviewed by Rose Slivka, 1985
1 sound cassette
6
5
Tom Greenbaum interviewed by Rose Slvka, 1986
3 sound cassettes with letter and transcriber's notes.
6
6
Reuben Kadish interviewed by Rose Slivka, 1986
1 sound cassette
6
7
Elaine de Kooning interviewed by Rose Slivka
1 sound cassette
6
8
Alana Heiss interviewed by Kay Larsen, 1987
1 sound cassette
6
9
Peter Voulkos interviewed by Rose Slivka, 1987
1 sound cassette
6
10
Sandy Shannonhouse interviewed by Rose Slivka, 1993
1 sound cassette
6
11
Peter Voulkos interviewed by Rose Slivka, 1993
1 sound cassette
6
12
Peter Voulkos interviewed by Archie Brang in Bergen, Norway (1955) and "Voulkos at Callas Aug. 93" (1993) , 1993
1 videocassettes (vhs)
6
13
June Kaneko interviewed by Rose Slivka at Long House Reserve, 2001
1 videocassettes (vhs)
6
14

Series 4: Writings, Notes and Related Research , 1954-2001
4.8 Linear Feet
Boxes 6-11, OV 23

Rose Slivka's writings include 2 diaries that record dreams, reminiscences, health concerns, and professional and personal activities. Miscellaneous writings are manuscripts, drafts and fragments of articles, reports, essays, and other shorter pieces; many are untitled and a high percentage are about crafts. Among her lectures and talks are recordings of symposia and panel discussions in which she was a participant. Notes include meeting notes, schedules, phone messages, names and addresses; 9 notebooks contain similar material. Slivka's writings on Peter Voulkos include several articles and a book, Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay. Voulkos research and reference materials for the book include scattered items relating to earlier articles.
The majority of writings by others are lectures and talks, including panel discussions and symposia, several of which featured Slivka as a moderator or co-host. Included are recordings (3 videocassettes (VHS) and 6 sound cassettes) of a symposium on "Craft Today," readings by poets and painters, a gallery talk by Elaine de Kooning, a conversation among 3 unidentified Haystack School artists, and panel discussions about The Club and on art criticism. Other writings include artists' staements and Alice Jane King's 1982 dissertation, "America's Contemporary Craftsmen."
Writings, notes and related research are by Slivka and others. Writings by Slivka include two diaries with frequent entries mentioning dreams, reminiscences, health, professional and personal activities. Miscellaneous writings are manuscripts, drafts, and fragments of articles, essays and other short pieces. Many are untitled and a high percentage are about crafts. Among the lectures and talks are recordings of syposia and panel discussions in which she participated. Notes, mainly professional with some scattered personal material, including meeting notes, schedules, phone messages, names and addresses; 9 notebooks containsimilar notes. Slivka's writings on Peter Voulkos include several articles and a book, Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay. Research and reference materials for the book include scattered items relating to earlier articles.
Description Container Select
By Slivka
Diaries, 1987 August 12-1988 December 20
6
15
Diaries, 1991 April 19-1992 May 10
6
16
Miscellaneous, undated
7
1-13
Miscellaneous, 1954-1999
7
14-21
Italy, 1960, undated
8
1
Peter Voulkos, undated, 1978
Oversize material housed in OV 23
8
2-10
Peter Voulkos, Early Manuscript, undated
8
11
Peter Voulkos, Book Manuscript, undated
8
12-13
Peter Voulkos, Working Copy of Final Manuscript, circa 1977
8
14
Peter Voulkos, Galley Proofs, circa 1978
8
15-16
Peter Voulkos, Research and Reference Material, 1965-1999, undated
9
1-12
Lecture/Dialogue, Dorothy Ruddick and Rose Slivka, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980
Includes 1 sound cassette
9
13
Lectures and Talks, undated
9
14-15
Lectures and Talks, Untitled Panel Discussion moderated by Gaby Rogers, undated
2 videocassettes (vhs)
9
16
Lectures and Talks, "Artists Alliance: On Living with Art" featuring Phyllis Braff and Rose Slivka , 1988
1 videocassettes (vhs)
9
17
Lectures and Talks, "Craft at Mid-Century" Panel Discussion (transcript), 1993
9
18-20
Lectures and Talks, Untitled, 1994
1 videocassettes (vhs)
9
21
Notebooks, undated, 1984-1992
10
1-5
Notes, undated, 1955-1979
10
6-12
Poems, undated
10
13
"Poetry and Visual Arts" Exhibition (circa 1976), Research Materials, circa 1972-1976
10
14
By Others
Miscellaneous, undated, 1976-1983
10
15
Artists' Statements, 1978, undated
10
16
Dissertation, "America's Contemporary Craftsmen" by Alice Jane King, George Washington University, 1982
10
17-19
Lectures and Talks, "Craft Today" Symposium, undated
2 sound cassettes
10
20
Lectures and Talks, Elaine De Kooning Gallery Talk at the Whitney Museum , undated
1 videocassettes (vhs)
10
21
Lectures and Talks, "Haystack" Panel Discusson with David Zata (voice 1) and 3 Unidentified Artists (voices 2-4), moderated by Lloyd Herman , undated
1 sound cassette
10
22
Lectures and Talks, Patton Miller, undated
1 sound cassette
10
23
Lectures and Talks, "The Club" Panel Discussion, Landmark Gallery, 1981
2 sound cassettes
11
1
Lectures and Talks, "Do Critics Matter Anymore?," unidentified speaker, 1988
1 sound cassette
11
2
Lectures and Talks, "The Summer of 1957," Rose Slivka co-host, 1990
1 videocassettes (vhs)
11
3
Lectures and Talks, "Art Criticism: Whose Truth?" Panel Discussion, moderated by Rose Slivka , 2001
1 videocassettes (vhs)
11
4
Readings by Poets and Painters, 1993
1 sound cassette
11
5
Report on Eastern Shore Crafts Industry, 1970
11
6
Amy Zerner, Slivka, and Others, 1992-1993
8 sound cassettes
Zerner, Slivka and others discuss plans for the organization and design of a book by Zerner.
11
7-8
Oversized Writings, Notes and Related Research - Peter Voulkos from Box 8, Folder 2, undated
OV 23

Series 5: Subject Files , 1958-2004
7.4 Linear Feet
Boxes 11-18, 22, OV 23

Subject files consist of varying combinations of materials - correspondence, writings, photographs, printed items, and audiovisual recordings - that document organizations, activities, individuals, subjects, and events reflecting Slivka's work and interests. American Crafts Council, Center for Book Arts, Craft Horizons, Craft International, Sam Maloof, New York University, Poetry Workshops, Peter Voulkos exhibition (circa 1977), and World Crafts Council are among the most extensively documented subjects. Other files of particular interest are "Material as Metaphor," a College Art Association panel discussion with Peter Voulkos, Louise Nevelson, John Cage and Jacqueline Rice organized and moderated by Slivka; and a file titled Paul and Ellen Russotto that contains founding documentation of the Society for the Preservation of the Archives of the New York School.
Description Container Select
7 Bank Street, New York City, 1990-1991
11
9
68 Copeces Lane, East Hampton, NY, 1997
11
10
American Crafts Council/American Craftsmen's Council, 1958-1968, undated
11
11
American Crafts Council, circa 1970s-1979
11
12-17
American Crafts Council Awards Committee, 1989-1990
11
18
"The Art/Craft Connection U.S.A.: California and the Culture", 1982
11
19
Art Today, 1988-1989
11
20
Artists' Jewelry, undated
11
21
Atelier 17, 1993
11
22
Benton Gallery, undated, 1988
11
23
Bohary, James, undated
11
24
Book Arts, 1986-1987
11
25
Brady, Peter, 1979
11
26
George Braziller, Inc., 1996
11
27
Buggiani, Palo, undated, 1974-1988
12
1
Castelli, Leo, 1974-1991
12
2
Center for Book Arts, undated
12
3-6
"Century of Ceramics" Lecture, Museum News and Philbrook Material, 1978-1980
12
7
Chihuly, Dale, 1977-1970, undated
12
8
Clayworks Studio Workshop, 1978-1981
12
9
Collecting, undated, 1979-1980
12
10
Craft Alliance (St. Louis), 1981-1982
12
11
"?Craft/Art?" Panel Discussion, The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ, 1988
12
12
Craft Horizons, undated, 1955-1979
Oversized material housed in OV 23
12
13-22
Craft Horizons - Society of Publication Designers Award of Excellence, 1965
12
23
Craft Horizons - World Crafts Council, Mexico, 1976
12
24
Craft International, 1980-1987
Oversized material housed in Box 22.
13
1
Craft International -- Art in Public Spaces, undated
13
2
Craft International -- Board of Directors Minutes, 1986-1987
13
3
Craft International -- Bordaz, Jacques and Louise, "Turkey", 1982-1983
13
4
Craft International -- Castle, Wendell, 1985
13
5
Craft International -- Center for Book Arts, undated
13
6
Craft International -- Chaleff, Paul, 1982
13
7
Craft International -- Gerald Clark Gallery, 1982-1983
13
8
Craft International -- Cody, Judy/Workbench the Gallery, 1985
13
9
Craft International -- Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1982
13
10
Craft International -- Correspondence, 1980-1990
13
11-13
Craft International -- Craft and Folk Art Museums, 1982
13
14
Craft International -- The Crafts Center, 1990
13
15
Craft International -- Creative Arts Workshop, Hartford, 1984
13
16
Craft International -- Davison, David, 1981
13
17
Craft International -- Empire State Crafts Alliance, 1983-1985
13
18
Craft International -- Financial Records, 1981-1989
13
19
Craft International -- Financial Records, Taxes, 1985-1990
13
20
Craft International -- Fundraising, 1978-1987
13
21
Craft International -- Furniture
13
22
Craft International -- Furniture (Jim Krenov), 1983-1984
13
23
Craft International -- Furniture (Hans Stöckli), undated
13
24
Craft International -- Furniture, Article Solicitation, 1985
13
25
Craft International -- Furniture in England, 1985
13
26
Craft International -- Gazzard, Marea, undated
13
27
Craft International -- Gilpin, J. E., undated
13
28
Craft International -- Grant Proposal, National Endowment for the Arts, 1987
13
29
Craft International -- Green, Al, 1983
13
30
Craft International -- Hall, Rita, 1982
13
31
Craft International -- Hauptman, Robert, 1983-1985
13
32
Craft International -- Howell, Douglas Morse, 1977-1982
13
33
Craft International -- Hughto, Margie, 1984
13
34
Craft International -- Ideas for Articles, 1978-1985, undated
13
35-36
Craft International -- Ideas for Craft International Annual, 1991, undated
13
37
Craft International -- International Guild of Craft Journalists, 1983
13
38
Craft International -- Interns, 1984
13
39
Craft International -- Kuczynska, Maria, 1983
13
40
Craft International -- Laky, Gyongy, undated
13
41
Craft International -- Lesser, Max, undated
13
42
Craft International -- Liberman, Elizabeth and Ben (Printing), 1959-1983
13
43-44
Craft International -- Malaysia, 1985
13
45
Craft International -- McDonnough, Michael, 1985
13
46
Craft International -- Mendocino Art Center, 1983
13
47
Craft International -- Minnesota Renaissance Fair, 1981
13
48
Craft International -- Moore, Henry, 1983-1984
14
1
Craft International -- Museum, UNESCO, 1982
14
2
Craft International -- National Council for Education for the Ceramic Arts , 1990-1992
14
3
Craft International -- New York Experimental Glass Workshop, 1983-1984
14
4
Craft International -- New York State Governor's Awards, 1984
14
5
Craft International -- Omega Workshop, 1983
14
6
Craft International -- Premiere Issue , 1980
14
7-8
Craft International -- Press Releases, 1981-1983
14
9
Craft International -- Primitive Art Newsletter, 1982-1983
14
10
Craft International -- Proposal, Certificate of Incorporation, and New York State Registration , circa 1980-1990
14
11
Craft International -- Prospectus, etc., 1979-1980
14
12
Craft International -- Publicity, 1981-1989
14
13
Craft International -- Raja Fuziah bt Raja Tun Uda, 1984-1985
14
14
Craft International -- Resumes, 1983
14
15
Craft International -- Sherman, Robert, undated
14
16
Craft International -- Sjarief, Hale, 1984-1985
14
17
Craft International -- Submission Guidelines, 1981-1989
14
18
Craft International -- Survival Crafts, undated
14
19
Craft International -- Television, 1982
14
20
Craft International -- "The Treasure Houses of Britain" Exhibition (1985), 1985
14
21
Craft International -- "Trends" Illustrations, 1989
14
22
Craft International -- Typesetting, undated
14
23
Craft International -- Velasquez, Hugo, 1983
14
24
Craft International -- Vienna Issue, 1980
14
25
Craft International -- Wayang Theater, 1985
14
26
Craft International -- Wenton, Nyokman, 1983
14
27
Craft International -- Women in Furniture, 1985
14
28
Craft International -- World Crafts Council, 1981-1989, undated
14
29-33
Crafts of the Modern World, Craft Book Reprint, Horizon Press, 1973
14
34
Culbertson, Jane, 1997
14
35
Darling, Lowell, 1972
14
36
Duchamp, Marcel, 1973-1974
14
37
The Easthampton Star, 1991-2000
14
38
Edmiston, Susan, "The Private Press", 1973
14
39
"The Eloquent Object," Philbrook Art Museum (1987-1988) , 1986-1987
Includes 1 videocassette (VHS).
14
40
Ferren, John, 1989
14
41
Finkelstein, Louis, 1996
14
42
Glass, 1979-1986, undated
15
1
Grant Proposal for Craft Horizons Index, undated
15
2
Grants Received, 1996
15
3
John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship Application, circa 1990
15
4
Guild Hall, undated, 1982-2004
15
5
"Jolyon Hofsted: Approaching Large Scale Porcelains" , 1970s-1990s
1 videocassettes (vhs)
15
6
How to Collect Crafts: A Guide to Selecting and Buying Fine Handmade Works of Art, 1980
15
7
Hugs (fan mail), 1995-1998
15
8
Institute of International Education, Fulbright American Graduate Student Program , 1980-1981, undated
15
9
Israel, Margaret, 1978-1990
15
10
Japan Project, 1978
15
11-12
"Reuben Kadish and Philip Guston -- Murals, Mexico and California" , undated
1 videocassettes (vhs)
15
13
Kaldis, Aristodimos , undated, 1978-1985
Includes 1 videocassette (VHS).
15
14-15
Kanemitu, Matsumi, 1978-1997
15
16
The Kitchen, 1978-1997
15
17
Lecture Tour, 1993-1994
15
18
Le Moyne Art Foundation, Inc., 1979-1980
15
19
Los Angeles Symposium III, 1982
15
20
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 1982-1996
15
21
Maloof, Sam , 1990-1994
15
22-26
"Terrie Hancock Mangat Art Quilts" (1990), Bernice Steinbaum Gallery , 1990
1 videocassettes (vhs)
16
1
Minsky, Richard, 1988-1997
16
4
Morikami, George S., 1978
16
5
Museum News, 1980, undated
16
6
Names and Addresses, undated
16
7
National Endowment for the Arts, undated
16
8
New York Experimental Glass Workshop, 1979-1981
16
9
New York Foundation for the Arts, 1996-1998
16
10
New York State Council for the Arts, Publication Arts Workshop Grant Applications , 1981-1982
16
11
New York University, undated, 1973-1994
16
12-13
Notkin, Richard T., 1973-1978
16
14
"The Object as Poet" Exhibition (1977), undated, 1976-1977
16
15-16
The Octagon Center for the Arts, 1983-1984
16
17
"Alfonso Ossorio", undated
1 videocassettes (vhs)
16
18
Philbrook Art Center Lecture, 1980-1981
16
19
Pilchuk Glass Center, circa 1979-1980
16
20
Poetry Workshops, etc. , undated, 1982-2001
Includes 1 videocassette (VHS).
16
21-22
Price, Kenneth, undated
16
23
Publication Arts Workshop, 1980-1981
16
24
Publishing, Small Presses, 1979-1980
16
25
Rapee, Joellen, undated
17
1
Rhode Island School of Design, 1980-1982
Includes 1 sound cassette.
17
2
Rosen, Bruce, 1998
17
3
Rosenberg, Harold, 1975-1978
17
4
Judith Rothschild Foundation, 1996-1998
17
5
Russotto, Paul and Ellen , undated
Includes documentation of Society for the Preservation of the Archives of the New York School.
17
6
The Scherman Foundation, 1977, undated
17
7
Schnabel, Bruce, 1979
17
8
Shaw, Richard, circa 1980
17
9
Super Mud Presentation, Pennsylvania State University, 1979
17
10
Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1992
17
11
Virginia Museum, 1979-1980
17
12
Peter Voulkos Exhibition (circa 1977), 1970-1976
17
13-18
Washington University, St. Louis, 1979-1982
17
19
Wayne, June, 1973-1981
Includes 1 sound cassette.
17
20
"West Coast Ceramics" Symposium, 1979-1982
17
21
World Crafts Council, undated, 1966-1983
17
22-27
World Crafts Council, 1983
18
1
World Crafts Council -- General Assembly Meeting and Asian Regional Assembly, Oslo, Norway , 1984-1985
18
2-3
World Crafts Council -- Historical Information, , undated, 1970s-1980s
18
4-5
World Crafts Council -- 11th International Craft Conference, Jakarta, Indonesia , 1985
18
6
World Crafts Federation, 1985
18
7
Oversized Craft International, from Box 13, Folder 1, 1980-1987
22
Oversized Craft Horizons, from Box 12, Folders 13, 17
OV 23

Series 6: Printed Material , 1952-2006
1.9 Linear Feet
Boxes 18-20, OV 23

This series consists of exhibition catalogs and announcements, periodicals, newsletters, press releases, programs, brochures, and other printed items that for the most part concern crafts or organizations and individuals of interest to Slivka.
Printed material is arranged in rough chronological order. Additional printed material can be found enclosed with correspondence (Series 1), among writings, notes and related research (Series 4), and with subject files (Series 5).
Description Container Select
Printed Material, undated, 1952-1970
Oversized material housed in OV 23
18
8-20
Printed Material, 1971-1989
Oversized material housed in OV 23
19
1-20
Printed Material, 1990-2006
20
1-10
Oversized Printed Material from Box 18, Folder 16; Box 19, Folders 4-5, 1962- circa 1970s
OV 23

Series 7: Photographs , circa 1947-1990s
1 Linear Feet
Boxes 20-21

Most photographs are black and white; some are the work of professional photographers and others are snapshots. This series includes a color transparency, negatives, and many contact sheets. Photographs include portraits of Rose Slivka and images of friends and colleagues. Many were taken in the course of professional travel to craft conferences and events related to her work as editor of Craft Horizons; countries visited include Turkey, Mexico, Peru and Switzerland. A relatively small numper of photographs show family and personal events. There are installation views of an apparel show held at the Museum of Contemporary Art and "Planned for Craftsmen: A Visual Definition of the Elements of Design" at an unidentified venue. Also found are photographs of crafts persons and artists at work; some are in a folder of pictures taken by Slivka's son, Marc, and others are located in files titled "National Bronze Casting Conference," "Potters Working at the Wheel," and "Foundry Workers Casting Artwork." Slivka also maintained photographs of artwork, mainly sculpture, and of miscellaneous craft objects ranging from wooden chairs to ceramics, porcelain, and fabrics by Jack Leonor Larsen.
Additonal photographs are found as enclosures to correspondence (Series 1) and with subject files (Series 5).
Description Container Select
Rose Slivka, circa 1947-1987
20
11
Family, Friends and Colleagues, 1969-1987, undated
20
12
By Marc Slivka, 1977-1978, undated
20
13
Travel, Miscellaneous, 1960s-1980s
20
14
Conferences and Other Professional Travel, 1970s-1980s, undated
20
15
Craft Horizons - Turkey, Mexico, and Unidentified Travel, undated, 1972
20
16
Craft Horizons - Peru Trip, 1968
20
17-19
Craft Horizons - American Crafts Council Conference, Lake Geneva, 1958
20
20
Craft Horizons - Sweden Trip, 1960
20
21
20
20
Museum of Contemporary Crafts Apparel Show (1974), 1974
20
22
"Planned for Craftsmen: A Visual Definition of the Elements of Design" Exhibition, undated
20
23
National Bronze Casting Conference, 1961
20
24
Artists at Work, undated, 1983-1984
20
25
Potters at Work, undated
21
1
Foundry Workers Casting Artwork, undated
21
2
Unidentified People and Events, undated
21
3
Works of Art, undated
21
4
Crafts, Miscellaneous, 1976-1977, undated
21
5-6

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