Preliminary Guide to the Jo Hockenhull Papers
MS.2014.23

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Hockenhull, Jo, 1942-
Title
Jo Hockenhull Papers
ID
MS.2014.23
Date [inclusive]
circa 1980s-1990s
Extent
2.0 Linear feet 2 records cartons
Location Note
(MASC staff use): 2-5-2-4.
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical note

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 Contents note

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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Organization of Collection

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

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

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Accruals note

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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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University -- Faculty -- Archives.

Subject(s)

  • Artists -- West (U.S.)
  • Women artists

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