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Terry Melton papers

 Collection
Identifier: WUA095

Scope and Contents

The Terry Melton papers include publications created by, or featuring Melton's artwork, poetry, or writing. Also included are detailed personal correspondence with other regional and national artists including Jim Mattingly, Theodore Waddell, and Paul Brach.

Dates

  • 1969-2013

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Library acts as “fair use” reproduction agent.

For further information, see the section on copyright in the Regulations and Procedures of the Willamette University Archives and Special Collections.

Copyright Information: Before material from collections at Willamette University Archives and Special Collections may be quoted in print, or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication, permission must be obtained from (1) the owner of the physical property, and (2) the holder of the copyright. It is the particular responsibility of the researcher to obtain both sets of permission. Persons wishing to quote from materials in any collections held by University Archives and Special Collections should consult the University Archivist. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Biographic Note

Terry Melton's career as an artist began in 1961. His primary mediums include drawing, printmaking, photography and ceramics. He holds a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Oregon and has exhibited in more than fifty exhibitions. He has served as Director three separate art institutions: The Yellowstone Art Museum, The C.M. Russell Museum and the McAllen International Museum. He served as Director of the Oregon Arts Commission and Foundation (1970-1975), Regional Representative for the National Endowment for the Arts (1975-1984), and Executive Directory of the Western States Arts Federation (1984-1990).

Since retiring from the McAllen International Museum, Melton has continued painting and exhibiting. He currently lives in Salem, Oregon.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Overview

The Terry Melton papers include publications created by, or featuring Melton's artwork, poetry, or writing. Also included are detailed personal correspondence with other regional and national artists including Jim Mattingly, Theodore Waddell, and Paul Brach.

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged into two series: Series I, Publications; Series II, Correspondence.

Physical Location

Mark O. Hatfield Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials donated by Terry Melton, 2015.

Creator

Title
Guide to Terry Melton papers, 1969-2013
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid processed by Christopher McFetridge.
Date
© 2015
Description rules
DACS
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Willamette University Archives and Special Collections Collection Descriptions

Contact:
Mark O. Hatfield Library
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 United States