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David Melton Papers: Papers 5

David Melton Papers

David Melton Papers 5             

Collection Inventory

Drawer 28
32” X 43.25” X 2”

       
Paper Toys—“Miscellaneous Pleasures”

  1.  Finger puppets (9)
  2.  Whirli-gigs (6)
  3.  Mother Goose Punch-outs (18)
  4.  Fairyland Dolls (22)
  5.  Holiday Decorations (9)
  6.  Comic Cards (9)
  7.  Halloween Masks (11)
  8.  Easter Egg Dandies (2)
  9.  Magic tricks (1)
10.  Animals (2)
11.  Games (5)
12.  Doll Punch-Outs (4)
13.  Cowboy on Horse Cardboard Marionette
14.  Portfolio of various “Misc. Pleasures” (contains photos from This Man Jesus)
15.  Photos
16. Slides (4)

Drawer 29
32” X 43.25” X 2”

       
Magnificent Shadows Collection

  1.  Calendar
  2.  Judy Garland – 19 ½” X 15” – Print
  3.  Rita Hayworth – 29” X 23” – Five different poses—Media: Pencil
  4.  Collage – movie stars – 23” X 29” – Fourteen different stars –Media: Pencil
  5.  Spencer Tracey – 23” X 29” – Movie Screens –Media: Pencil
  6.  Rock Hudson – 29” X 23” – Scenes from movies –Media: Pencil
  7.  Marilyn Monroe – 23” X 39” –Media: Pencil
  8.  Humphrey Bogart – 23” X 29” –Media: Pencil
  9.  Humphrey Bogart—18” X 20”—Media: Pencil
10.  John Wayne – 23” X 29” –Media: Pencil
11.  Elvis Presley – 29” X 23” –Media: Pencil
12.  Greta Garbo – 29” X 23” –Media: Pencil
13.  Charles Chaplin – 29” X 23” –Media: Pencil
14.  Bette Davis – 29” X 23” –Media: Pencil
15.  Fred Astaire – 29” X 23” –Media: Pencil
16.  Clark Gable – 23” X 29” –Media: Pencil
17.  W.C. Fields – 29” X 23” –Media: Pencil
18.  Jean Harlow – 29” X 23” –Media: Pencil
19.  Rita Hayworth – 29” X 23” –Media: Pencil
20.  Marlene Dietrich – 30” X 22” –Media: Pencil
21.  Liza Minnelli – 29” X 23” –Media: Pencil
22.  Marlene Dietrich – 29” X 23” –Media: Pencil
23.  Greta Garbo – 29” X 23” –Media: Pencil
24.  Judy Garland – 29” X 23” –Media: Pencil
25.  Gary Cooper – 29” X 23” – Media: Pencil
26.  Marlene Dietrich – 29 X 23—Media: Pencil
27.  Orson Wells – 29” X 23” –Media: Pencil
28.  11 pages of movie star names
29.  3 pages of copied photos
30.  Liza Minnelli illustrations – 10
31.  Interview with Liza Minnelli
32.  Three pages of layout sheets
33.  Two brochures
34.  Print from calendar—Greta Garbo (2)—22 ¾” X 34”
35.  Print from calendar—Bette Davis (2)—22 ¾” X 34”
36.  Print from calendar—Fred Astaire (4)—22 ¾” X 34”
37.  Print from calendar—Jean Harlow (2)—22 ¾” X 34”
38.  Print from calendar—Judy Garland (1)—22 ¾” X 34”
39.  Print from calendar—Elvis Presley (1)—22 ¾” X 34”
40.  Personalities—Drawings and Cutouts

Drawer 30
32” X 43.25” X 2”

       
Lyrics of the Zodiac

 1. 14 zodiac pieces – 22” X 22” – featuring signs of zodiac and calendar cover
 2.  Various types of zodiac incense
 3.  Round zodiac puzzle
 4.  Zodiac mobile
 5.  Cover Art—10 ⅜” X 12 ½” (with mat 14 ⅛” X 17 ¼”)
 6.  Capricorn illustration with text—18 ¾” X 12 ¾” (with mat 21 ⅛” X 14 ⅛”)
 7.  Poster of Zodiac Signs—22 ½” X 34 ½”
 8.  Slides (71)

Drawer 31
32” X 43.25” X 2”

       
Aviation Public Relations

 1.  Brochure – “Skyworld”--8 pages KCI (3)
 2.  Cover – Clouds #1 – 23” X 29”--Illustrations with blue and white clouds--Media: Ink
 3.  Cover – clouds #2 – 23” X 29”--Illustrations with blue and white clouds—Media: Ink
 4.  Brochure – Annual Report Fiscal Year 1973/74---Aviation department – City of Kansas City, MO--22 pages (20)
 5.  Pages 4-5 – 14 ½”  X 23”--Drawing of tower—Media: Ink
 6.  Pages 4-5 – 141/2”  X 23”--Drawing of tower with shading;  illustration attached with masking tape—Media: Ink
 7.  Page 6-7 – 15 ¾” X 27”--Construction crew at MCI—Media: Ink
 8.  Pages 8-9 – 21 ¼” X 29”--Entire MCI airport with planes, runways, land and highways—Media: Pencil
 9.  Pages 8-9—29” X 21 ½”-- Entire MCI airport with planes, runways, land and highways—Media: Pencil
10.  Pages 8-9—24” X 19”-- Entire MCI airport with planes, runways, land and highways—Media: Pencil
11.  Pages 10-11 – 11” X 14” – Group of men in airport
12.  Pages 10-11 – 18 ½” X 24” –Group of men in airport—Media: Ink
13.  Pages 12-13 – 16 ¼” X 24” – Construction crew working and breaking ground—Media: Ink
14.  Pages 14-15 – 15 ¾” X 29” – Plane taking off – Media: Ink
15.  Brochure – “Steamboat to Super Jet” – Annual Report Fiscal Year 1969/70 – Aviation Department of Kansas City, MO (3)
16.  Cover – 29” X 22 ½” - Plane over steamboat with blue and black wavy lines that look like water and air—Media: Ink and pencil
17.  Brochure – “The Future Begins Today” – Annual Report – Fiscal Year 1971/72 – Aviation Department City of Kansas City, MO – 20 pages (2)
18.  Pages 5-6a – “Kansas City” – Fountains, Plaza, Unity Temple, Bridges—Media: Pencil
19.  Pages 5-6b –“Kansas City” – Fountains, Plaza, Unity Temple, Bridges—Media: Ink
20.  Pages 7-8a – “Prime Time” – Royals and Chiefs stadiums—Media: Pencil
21.  Pages 7-8b – “Prime Time” – Royals and Chiefs stadiums—Media: Ink
22.  Pages 9-10a –KCI with round terminals—Media: Pencil
23.  Pages 9-10a – KCI with round terminals with overlay—Media: Ink
24.  Pages 9-10a—Photo—8” X 10”
25.  Back cover – 5 different illustrations:

a.  Orange and yellow sun with plane in lower left corner
b.  Plane flying through blue clouds with moon
c.  Plane flying towards left with blue background
d. Plane flying up through orange and yellow clouds
e.  Plane on ground with red background and sun

26.  Map of Cities—23” x 14 ½”
27.  Folder (9) – “Gateway to Europe” – Kansas City to London – non-stop
28.  Front Cover – 17 ¼” X 22 ¼” - Artwork – Two different scenes on backer board—Media: Ink
29.  Front Cover Layout –22” X 17”– Lettering with corrections and copies of illustrations
30.  Back cover –20” X 23”-- Route from KC to London with tissue overlay—Media: Print

Brochure – Annual Report Fiscal Year 1972/73 – Aviation Department – City of Kansas City, MO (16 pages)

31.  Proof—18” X 15”
32.  Brochure—Annual Report Fiscal Year 1972/73—Aviation Department—City of Kansas City, MO—16 pages (9)
33.  Draft of brochure – draft copy of finished brochure
34.  Front Cover Template (two)—23” X 14 ½”
35.  Front Cover Artwork—19” X 12 ½” – Green, blue, orange, red, and magenta working copy without airplanes
36.  Page 3 –17 7/8” X 12 5/8”--3 circles stretched from lines - #1 Taj Mahal, #2 Asian Woman playing an instrument, #3 Statue of Liberty
37.  Page  4 –10 ¾” X 18 ¼”-- 2 circles - #1 camels, #2 – Ancient Ruins
38.  Pages 4-5 – 14” X 18”--4 circles - #1 Matador and bull; #2 Hindi God; #3 Leaning Tower of Pisa; #4 Tower guards
39.  Page 7 – 20 ½” X 14 ¼”--4 circles - #1 skier; #2 Temple; #3 Las Vegas; #4 Riding broncos (with page 15 artwork – circle with plane)
40.  Page  9 – 15 ¼” X 13 5/8”--3 circles - #1 African people; #2 pyramids and tombs; #3 Eiffel Tower
41.  Page 11 –16 ¾” X 12 5/8”-- 3 circles - #1 St Louis Arch; #2 Mount Rushmore; #3  Hawaii
42.  Pages 12 – 13—10 ¾” X 19 5/8” – 3 circles - #1 Native Americans; #2 Palace; #3 Boat with sails
43.  Brochure (1) – Kansas City International Airport – 20 pages
44.  Page 3 –23” X 29” – Airport terminal with many people—Media: Ink
45.  Page 19 –Airplane in clouds—Media: Ink and pencil
46.  Brochure (5) – PACE – Annual Report Fiscal Year 1970/71 – Aviation Department, City of Kansas City, MO – 20 pages
47.  Cover – Front/Back – 20 ¼” X 27”--Airplane with passengers disembarking, woman getting off plane and waving—Media: Pencil
48.  Page 2 – 26” X 17 1/2'”--Plane and steamboat in air and water –Media: Pencil
49.  Page 5a – 20” X 14 ¼” - Passengers walking to terminal with luggage--Media: Pencil
50.  Page 5b – 20” X 14 ¼” - Passengers walking to terminal with luggage with shading-- Media: Pencil
51.  Page 7 – 14 ½” X 29” – Charles Lindberg in 1927 with Kansas City airport--Media: Pencil
52.  Pages 8-9 – 20” X 21” – Collage of people meeting and planning the development of KCI--Media: Pencil
53.  Pages 10-11 – 19 ½” X 20 ¾” - Passengers getting on plane, boardroom meetings, men standing by plane--Media: Pencil
54.  Pages 12-13 – 20 ¾” X 29” – Three different planes with different airline logos—Media: Pencil
55.  Brochure (6)- Kansas City International Airport – blue and red with plane tail
56.  Artwork of plane tail – 29” X 20” – American Flag (reversed) on tail fin – background is blue and black lines
57.  Poster – Gold balance scale with three planes on each side and blue/black background – on left North America and part of Europe map showing routes to                    London—28” X 15”
58.  Artwork – 29” X 20” –Balance scale with planes and background –Media: Ink
59.  Artwork – 22” X 26” – Map –Media: Ink
60.  Poster (36)—9” X 14 ½”—Balance scale and planes
61.  Poster – Member of Action – poster on Dick Henry – President of roofing supply company
62.  World map (3)—12” X 18”
63.  KCI Airport Lettering—11” X 17 ¾”
64.  Symbols—24” X 17 ¾”
65.  Six state region—12” X 18”
66.  Seven planes various sizes and colors
67.  Midland Plains

a.  Circle with lettering and bison—19” X 13”
b. Lettering—14 ½” X 23”
c.  Planes with lettering—24” X 17 ½”
d. Bison—14 ½” X 11 ½”
e.  Logo—One color and one black/white—23” X 29”
f.  Logo with association name—9” X 26”

68.  Slides (286)

Drawer 32
32” X 43.25” X 2”

       
Space-Relator

1.  Two complete mobile sets
2.  Extra of planets
3.  Designing materials
4.  Instructor’s manual
5.  Brochures—Space in Motion

David Melton Papers

Drawer 33
32” X 43.25” X 2”

       
Native American Works

  1.  Title Page Layout– “The Eternal Nomad”/”Magnificent Shadows”/”Great American Indians” – Illustrated by David Melton
  2.  Circle – 10 inches – Bison – Black ink on white paper
  3.  Sitting Bull – 29” X 23” –Head Portrait of Sitting Bull ,Oglala Sioux – with circular border and light shading—Media: Pencil
  4.  Quanah Parker--9” X 23” – Beginning sketch of face—Media: Pencil
  5.  Sitting Bull – 29” X 23”--Head portrait w/shoulders – feather in hair and braids with jewelry – “sitting bull” in script with reverse shading –Media: Pencil
  6.  Native American with blue lightening bolt – 23” X 29” – Circular design with Native American with flaming hair – unfinished – blue/green – Media: Pencil and ink
  7.  Native American with blue lightening bolt – 23” X 29--Head portrait with black, brown and blue hair--unfinished – horse and bird in clouds—Media Pencil and                 Colored Ink
  8.  Young Native American Warrior – 23” X 29” – Buckskin pants and loin cloth
  9.  Young Native American Warrior – 23” X 29” –Relief on while illustrators paper—Media: Pencil and ink
10.  Young Native American Warrior – 23” X 29” – Media: Pencil and ink
11.  26 pieces of various Native American people, villages, animals, and language—13” X 20” –Media: Ink
12.  13 pieces of various Native American people and military images – 12” X 25” – Media: Ink
13.  95 pieces of various Native American cultural sketches with portraits, villages, and landscaped – 12” X 15”—Media: Ink
14.  Alphabet sheet
15.  Circle with “Northern Cheyenne—Media: Pencil
16.  34 copies of illustrations
17.  Postcards—Great Chiefs and American Indian Symbols
18.  Poster—23” X 34”—Sitting Bull (3)
19.  Poster—23” X 34”—Quanah Parker (6)
20.  Poster—23” X 34”—Chief Joseph (1)
21.  Poster—23” X 34”—Sequoyah (4)
22.  Poster—23” X 34”—Red Cloud (3)
23.  Slides (239)

Drawer 34
32” X 43.25” X 2”

       
Early Work

  1.  Chalk drawings--44 pieces—various sizes
  2.  Ink drawings-- 34 pieces—various sizes
  3.  Pencil drawings—5 pieces—various sizes
  4.  Watercolor—8 pieces—various sizes
  5.  SMS musical of Oklahoma – signs advertising the play illustrated by David Melton
  6.  Set of 9 drawings—10” X 14”—Boy with elephant bird (3), Man in various settings (5), Frog (1)—Media: Watercolor/Ink
  7.  Design with squares—12” X 18”
  8.  Egyptian and Roman figures—11 /2” X 14 ½”—30 pieces—Media: Ink
  9.  Girl—12” X 18”—3 sketches: lying on stomach, washing clothes, sitting in chair—Media: Ink
10.  Man strangling woman with other scenes in background—14 ½” x 15 ½”—Media: Watercolor
11.  Woman in Victorian gown with hat--12 ½” X 24”--Media: Ink
12.  Three English men--12 ½” X 24”--Media: Ink
13.  Old woman and French soldier--12 ½” X 24”--Media: Ink
14.  Large turtle--12 ½” X 24”--Media: Ink
15.  Owl--12 ½” X 24”--Media: Ink
16.  Middle Eastern man with genie out of lamp--12 ½” X 24”--Media: Ink
17.  King with hat--12 ½” X 24”--Media: Ink
18.  Queen sitting in high backed chair--12 ½” X 24--Media: Ink
19.  Sketch of man--12 ½” X 24--Media: Ink
20.  Centaur--12 ½” X 24--Media: Ink
21.  Portrait of a man—6” X 7 ¾”—Media: Ink
22.  Cartoon person in pink stripped vest with tennis racquet—6” X 8”—Media: Ink
23.  Cartoon in pink stripped vest—6” X 8”—Media: Ink
24.  Cartoon in vest holding money—6” X 8”—Media: Ink
25.  Cartoon in tux with pink tie and cane--6” X 8”—Media: Ink
26.  Cartoon drawing himself--6” X 8”—Media: Ink
27.  Woman in formal dress sliding down slide--7” X 10”—Media: Ink
28.  Cartoon man with caption “think the rain will kill the rhubarb” --7” X 10”—Media: Ink
29.  Woman with long white hair and gloves--7” X 10”—Media: Ink
30.  Woman with purse and disproportionate arms --7” X 11”—Media: Ink
31.  Man in flannel posing with profile --7” X 11”—Media: Ink
32.  Lucille Ball and friend --7” X 11”—Media: Ink
33.  Cartoons of men and women----7” X 11”—Media: Ink
34.  Revolutionary war----7” X 11”—Media: Ink in waxed paper
35.  Sketch of Jesus (2)--7” X 11”—Media: Ink
36.  Cartoon of man drawing his own thumb----7 ¾” X 11”—Media: Ink/Marker
37.  Squirrel in tree eating acorn----9 ¾” X 11¾ ”—Media: Ink/Marker
38.  Woman in formal dress with thin waist and ----9 ¾” X 11 ¾ ”—Media: Ink/Marker
39.  Young person dressed in man suit with top hat on floor and legs crossed----9 ¾ ” X 11 ¾”—Media: Ink/Marker
40.  Colored cartoon lion and bird with boy watching----10” X 12”—Media: Ink/Marker
41.  Boy and octopus in bathtub----10” X 11 ½”—Media: Ink/Marker
42.  Boy----15” C 20””—Media: Pencil
43.  Cartoon character with crew cut--10” X 11 ½”—Media: Ink/Marker
44.  Mother and boy in kitchen--10” X 11 ½”—Media: Ink/Marker
45.  Girl hiding in refrigerator with boy and octopus watching--10” X 11 ½”—Media: Ink/Marker
46.  Boy getting out of bath tub--10” X 11 ½”—Media: Ink/Marker
47.  Man and woman dumping hot coffee on man both have surprised faces--10” X 11 ½”—Media: Ink/Marker
48.  Boy--10” X 11 ½”—Media: Ink/Marker
49.  Boy with man on top of cabinets and octopus--10” X 11 ½”—Media: Ink/Marker
50.  Octopus combing boy’s hair--10” X 11 ½”—Media: Ink/Marker
51.  Boy with bird and elephant in tub--10” X 11 ½”—Media: Ink/Marker
52.  Boy and octopus in bubble bath--10” X 11 ½”—Media: Ink/Marker
53.  Boy and octopus holding hands/tentacles--10” X 11 ½”—Media: Ink/Marker
54.  Octopus with five legs and boy with six legs--10” X 11 ½”—Media: Ink/Marker
55.  Brass sketched plate and print with impression of “The Vanishing Herd” in cloth
56.  Cross section of house with city in background—17” X 13 ¼”—Media: Watercolor/Ink
57.  Sketch of man on tissue paper—18 ½” x 24”—Media: Pencil
58.  Sketch of woman on tissue paper—18 ½” X 24”—Media: Pencil
59.  Children playing instruments while walking on cloth
60.  Sketch of witch with cauldron—15” X 20”—Media: Ink
61.  Sketch of girl lost in forest--15” X 20”—Media: Ink
62.  Sketch of jungle—15” X 20”—Media: Ink
63.  Sketch of astronauts—15” X 20”—Media: Ink
64.  White with round person and bird—10” X 14”—Media: Oil
65.  Abstract of bowl and fruit with moon and dark back ground —10” X 14”—Media: Oil
66.  Abstract of red and cream colored subjects –12” X 16”—Media: Oil
67.  Pointillism of clown—20” X 16”—Media: Oil
68.  Acrylic nude of abstract person—24” X 18”—Media: Oil
69.  Pointillism of woman—24” X 18”—Media: Oil
70.  Abstract of woman and baby –24” X 18”—Media: Oil
71.  Copies of artwork (11)
72.  Prints of artwork (6)

Drawer 35
32” X 43.25” X 2”

       
Anthropological Artwork

 1.  Mother and Child—25” X 18” – Media: Oil/pencil
 2.  Boy playing flute—28” X 22”  –Media: Oil/pencil
 3.  Family from African tribe the Masai (2)—23” X 29”—Media: Oil/pencil
 4.  African mother carrying child –28” X 22” – Media: Oil/pencil
 5.  Central American woman and child—24” X 18”—Media: Oil pencil
 6.  Central American family—29” X 23”—Media: Oil/
 7.  Prints of mother breastfeeding baby (33)