Biographical Note

Arrangement

Scope and Content

Inventory

Subject Terms


Preliminary Guide to the Neil Meitzler Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 2571, 2637, 2761
Creator: Meitzler, Neil, 1930-, creator
Title: Neil Meitzler papers
Date Span: 1948-2009
Quantity: 3.69 cubic feet (4 boxes, 2 oversize folders, 1 vertical file [with reel-to-reel tape], and two cassette tapes)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Neil Meitzler (1930-2009), was a painter in the Pacific Northwest (based in the Skagit Valley and Seattle) for about 25 years. He served on the staff of the Seattle Art Museum for many years as exhibit designer. He spent the end of his life in Walla Walla.

Arrangement

Arranged in 4 accessions:

  • Accession No. 2571-001, Neil Meitzler papers, undated
  • Accession No. 2637-001, Neil Meitzler papers, 1975
  • Accession No. 2761-001, Neil Meitzler papers, 1948-1976 (bulk: 1960-1975)
  • Accession No. 2761-002, Neil Meitzler papers, 1959-2009 (bulk: 1980-2009)

Scope and Content

Correspondence, photos, sketchbooks, scrapbook, resumes, sales records, tape-recorded interviews (with transcripts), and other papers, relating to Meitzler's career as a painter in Seattle and the Skagit Valley, Wash.


Inventory

  
Accession No. 2571-001
Neil Meitzler interview, 1962
.03 cubic feet (1 reel to reel tape and 1 transcript). (1 vertical file)
Arrangement
Arranged as received.
Scope and Content
Tape-recorded interview done for KING-FM radio, "Conversation with an artist" series by Curt Green; transcript; resume. The artist discusses his recent travels and resulting painting, communication in painting, reason for collecting, government support of the artist and the numerous style changes in his own work.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users. Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donor: Archives of NW Art. Undated.

  
Accession No. 2637-001
Neil Meitzler interview, 1975
.11 cubic feet (2 sound cassettes and 1 vertical file)
Arrangement
Arranged as received.
Scope and Content
Tape-recorded interview conducted by Sally Swenson, 20th Century, on January 30, 1975; transcript; Neil Meitzler, painter from Seattle, speaks of his own works and of issues of importance to the art field in general.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users. Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donor: Sally Swenson, Interviewer, 1975.

  
Accession No. 2761-001
Neil Meitzler papers, 1948-1976 (Bulk: 1960-1975)
2.5 cubic feet (3 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Arrangement
Arranged as received.
Scope and Content
Letters, photographs, 3 sketch books, scrapbook, resumes, sales records, 1948-1976 (bulk 1960-1975).
Restrictions on Access
Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository. Open only to serious researchers.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donor: Neil Meitzler, 1977.

  
Accession No. 2761-002
Neil Meitzler papers, 1959-2009 (Bulk: 1980-2009)
1.06 cubic feet (1 box and 1 oversize folder)
Arrangement
Arranged as received.
Scope and Content
Clipping file on Morris Graves, journals, sketchbooks, sketches, photographic materials, publications featuring Meitzler, and reproductions of digital works and prints.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donor: Ikune Sawada, 2011.

Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Anderson, Guy, 1906-
Callahan, Kenneth, 1905-
Carley, Ward.
Davis, Norman, 1897-
Fuller, Richard E. (Richard Eugene), 1897-1976.
Graves, Morris, 1910-
Kenney, Leo, 1925.
Kusama, Yayoi, 1929-
Meitzler, Neil, 1930- --Archives.
Svare, Richard, 1930-2004.
Organizations:
Northwest Annual Exhibition.
Seattle Art Museum.
Last modified: June 9, 2011
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