John Weeks Archive

John Weeks Archive

Archive Collection Detail

John Weeks (1888-1965) was an influential force, both as a teacher and as a painter in the Auckland art scene from the 1930s to the 1960s. He was born in Devonshire and came to New Zealand at an early age. He studied at Elam School of Fine Arts between1908 and 1911. Weeks was an extensive traveller, spending time in England, Australia, Europe and North Africa, studying at the Edinburgh College of Arts and Andre L'Hote's Academy in Paris before returning to teach at Elam in 1929. These papers consist of correspondence, notebooks, photographs, an album and a various artist's materials. There are four boxes of papers and photographs and the remainder are loose items.

Creator
John Weeks
Title
John Weeks Archive
Date range
1920-1965
Linear meters
1.00
Finding aids
Not Applicable
Credit line
E H McCormick Research Library, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, gift of John Weeks Estate, c1980
Accession no
RC2001/1
Restriction type
Open Access