Preliminary Guide to the Jo Hockenhull Papers circa 1980s-1990s

Summary Information

Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections
Hockenhull, Jo.
Preliminary Guide to the Jo Hockenhull Papers
Date [inclusive]
circa 1980s-1990s
2 Linear feet of shelf space, 2 Boxes
(MASC staff use): 2-5-2-4
Collection materials are in English.
This collection consists of professional papers of artist and educator Jo Hockenhull.

Preferred Citation

[Item description]

Preliminary Guide to the Jo Hockenhull Papers, circa 1980s-1990s (MS.2014.23)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Artist and educator Jo Hockenhull joined the faculty of Washington State University in 1972. She established the printmaking program in the Fine Arts Department that year, and later headed the university's Women's Studies program (1986-1996). She earned her A.B. degree from Knox College (1963) and her M.A. from the University of Iowa (1966). She is a painter, illustrator, and printmaker.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of professional papers of artist and educator Jo Hockenhull, The papers relate to her involvement in women's studies, including the Women in Literature (WIL) group's production of the book "Women and the Journey" published by WSU Press in 1993. The WIL papers include audio and video recordings of a 1988 retreat related to this project, and a small quantity of material related to the exhibit and book "A Song to the Creator" (1996). The collection includes artists' materials (slides, photographs, resumes, publicity materials) collected by Hockenhull in her research on Eastern Washington women artists for a chapter in the book "Modernism and Beyond: Women Artists of the Pacific Northwest" (1993).

Preliminary inventory:

Box 1. Women in Literature (WIL). Retreat materials, including papers, audio and video recordings and photographs, related to "Women and the Journey." Also papers related to "A Song to the Creator."

Box 2. Papers (correspondence, notes, and drafts) and collected artists' materials related to "Modernism and Beyond: Women Artists of the Pacific Northwest."

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This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections  © 2020

Terrell Library

P.O. Box 645610

Pullman, WA, 99164-5610 USA


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.


Additional materials are expected.

Acquisition Information

Jo Hockenhull donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2014 (MS.2014.23).

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Names and Subjects

Corporate Name(s)

Subject(s) :
  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives.

Personal Name(s)

Subject(s) :
  • Hockenhull, Jo -- Records and correspondence.


  • Artists -- West (U.S.)
  • Women artists.
  • Fine Arts
  • Colleges and Universities

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