AR.00062 Judith Jedlicka Papers

Collection, MOIFA.AR.00062
Judith Jedlicka is a basket collector who donated much of her collection to the Museum of International Folk Art (T.2016.019.1-137 – as of this writing no permanent accession number assigned). Along with her collection she donated these files related to basketry, accumulated over many years.
1981 – 1987 Bulk date(s)
May 2016 Date(s) of record-keeping activity
1 full-size archival box
Administrative/Biographical History
Judith Jedlicka is Managing Partner of the consulting firm Solutions for Arts and Culture, and was formerly Adjunct Professor Public Relations at Long Island University, and President of Business Committee for the Arts, Inc.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of articles about baskets; catalogs; material related to basket exhibitions; basketry newspapers; and photographs and slides of baskets, many in the creator’s personal collection. Prominent is an exhibition at the Museum of American Folk Art, curated by Jedlicka, entitled “Woven for Work: American Baskets.”
Contents List
Folder 1: Titled: Research Original. Consists of Jedlicka’s notes and articles Folder 2: Titled: Bibliography. Bibliography of baskets and basketry. Folder 3: Titled: Basket makers: Articles on basket makers, correspondence and catalogs of basket makers. Folder 4: Titled: Baskets. Judlicka articles. Articles written by Jedlicka for publication. Folder 5: Titled: Baskets, articles and research. Articles about Nantucket baskets, Shaker baskets and basket collecting. Folder 6: Titled: Baskets-Photos. This folder consists of photographs and slides of baskets. Folder 7: Titled: Baskets. Consists of articles about basketry and individual artists. Folder 8: Titled: Basket Exhibition 1981-1982. Papers related to an exhibit on baskets called “Woven for Work: American Baskets” at the Museum of American Folk Art from November 25, 1981-February 14, 1982. This exhibit was curated by Jedlicka. Folder 9: Titled: 1981 Basket Exhibition Publicity. Publicity for the “Woven for Work: American Baskets” at the Museum of American Folk Art. Folder 10: Titled: Baskets (1). Articles mostly related to the “Woven for Work: American Baskets” exhibition but also includes articles about basket making and correspondence. Folder 11: Titled: Baskets (2). Articles on basketry and three issues of American Craft Magazine. Folder 12: Titled Baskets (3). Articles on splint baskets, American baskets and checklist for baskets used in the “Woven for Work: American Baskets” exhibition. Folder 13: Titled: Articles. Multiple newspaper and magazine articles on baskets. Folder 14: Baskets-My articles. “The History of American Basket” by Judith Jedlicka in the Long Island Heritage paper April 1981, page 12 . Folder 15: Articles (loose). Multiple articles on baskets and basket making. Folder 16: Envelope containing material for the “Woven for Work: American Baskets” exhibition. Folder 17: Exhibitions (loose). Publicity brochures for various basketry exhibitions. Folder 18: Loose catalogs. Folder 19: Loose correspondence and an article on the Amish Quilt and article on the care and cleaning of cotton quilts. Folder 20: The News Basket Newspaper, issues from October 1984-April 1987. Folder 21: Loose slides and photos. Folder 22: The Long Island Heritage-Issue of November 1981 sand November 1983 Folder 23: Titled: Carousels. Articles on carousels and merry-go-rounds.
Conditions Governing Access
Contact the Bartlett Library and Archives at the Museum of International Folk Art (505-476-1210) for further information.
Museum of International Folk Art Archives (Judith Jedlicka Papers , AR.00062)
LOC Terms
Baskets [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85012125], Basket making [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85012110], Collectors and collecting [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh85028263]
Related people
Judith Jedlicka (describes); Museum of International Folk Art (describes); Bartlett Library and Archives (describes)