Correspondence includes greeting and holiday cards, postcards, and letters with family, friends, other artists, and museums and other arts institutions. Notable correspondents include Alan Solomon, Melinda Wortz, Marcia Hafif, Bruce Conner, John McCracken, Paul Darrow, Bruce Nauman, Craig Kauffman, Nell Stinton, Felix Landau, Wayne Thiebaud, and John McLaughlin.
Handwritten explanatory notes regarding the relationship of correspondents to the DeLaps can be found throughout the series.
Correspondence is arranged chronologically. Undated correspondence appears at the end of the series.
Writings include autobiographical notes, including a hand-drawn timeline; DeLap's notes on art and magic, including artist statements and exhibition text; and notes and writings on John McLaughlin. Also included is a paper on DeLap's 1983 exhibition at Janus Gallery by Clare H. Rhinelander.
|Autobiographical Notes, circa 1963-2011|
|Notes and Writings on Art and Magic, circa 1960-2013|
|Notes, Writings, and Other Material on John McLaughlin, 1975-circa 1976|
|Tony De Lap: Three Works by Clare H. Rhinelander, 1983|
The professional activities series contains DeLap's resume and bibliography, as well as materials related to his teaching appointments and promotion, including letters of recommendation, course lists, and a graduate trip itinerary. Researchers should note that draft resumes and a timeline of DeLap's work appear in the autobiographical notes folder in the writings series.
Printed Material includes exhibition materials including announcements, calendars, catalogs, posters, etc.; as well as newsletters, newspapers, journals, and newspaper clippings.
|Alumni Association Poster, undated|
|Exhibition Announcements, Calendars, Catalogs, 1955-2015|
|Oversized Exhibition Announcements, Calendars, Catalogs, 1975-2001|
|Newsletter on the Arts, LAICA Journal, UCI Journal, Art Forum, circa 1976-1984, 2001|
|Newspaper Clippings, 1966-2007|
|Newspaper Clippings, 1981-1989|
|Oversized Newspaper Clippings, circa 1990-2014|
The scrapbook contains clippings, exhibition announcements, posters, catalogs, and award ribbons.
Photographic material includes color slides of DeLap's work. Also included are photographs and snapshots depicting DeLap with friends and family, his work, exhibitions and installations, other events, and travel.
|Color Slides of Works of Art, 1962-2004|
|Photographs of Tony DeLap, Works of Art, Exhibitions, and Installations, circa 1950-2012|
|Snapshots and Photographs of Tony DeLap and Others, circa 1960-2010|