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Hazel Stoeckeler papers

Identifier: ua01269

Scope and Content

The bulk of the collection consists or artwork by Hazel Stoeckeler in various mediums, including tempera, gouache, watercolors and graphite. There are also lecture notes and course materials, clippings, publications and other miscellaneous papers.


  • 1940-1996


Language of Materials


Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law Title 17, U.S. Code. Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.

Biographical Sketch of Hazel Stoeckeler (1918- )

Hazel Thorson Stoick Stoeckeler was born on August 27, 1918 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She earned her B.S. in 1940 and M.A. in 1945 from the University of Minnesota. She was on the faculty of the University of Minnesota from 1940-1947 and again in 1961 until her retirement in 1981 as professor emeritus of the Department of Design, Housing and Apparel. Professor Stoeckeler may be best known for the mural "The Epic of Minnesota's Great Forests" in the Forestry Building's Green Hall. The mural, completed in 1945, was used as her thesis project to earn her M.A. in fine arts and architecture.


12.65 Cubic Feet (8 boxes (1 Paige; 1 hollinger; 6 oversize flat))


Collection contains the papers and artwork of Hazel Stoeckeler, professor in the Department of Design, Housing and Apparel at the University of Minnesota.

Source of acquisition

Collection donated by Hazel Stoeckeler, 1988; 2000; 2010.

Processing Information

Collection was processed in 2019 (artwork re-housed in flat boxes, contents list compiled, subsequent accessions added to existing record).

Hazel Stoeckeler papers
In Progress
Karen Spilman
February 2005
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Revision Statements

  • 2019: Accretions added, contents listed updated

Collecting Area Details

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