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Art in Odum Library – The Kessler Collection

by Michael Holt on January 31, 2012 in Odum Library

Jeannette and Charles Kessler have given the VSU Archives and Special Collections over fifty items from their extensive travels in East Asia. Items include Bainchiang pottery from 1,000 to 3,000 years old, woven antique textiles from Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia, and other countries, and collection of Tibetan photographs.Jeannette was a teacher and Charles was an accountant who worked and traveled in East Asia from the 1980s-2000s. Their valuable and large gift represents an exciting gift for the VSU Archives and Special Collections.

To learn more about the collection, please click on each of the following images.

A biography of Charles and Jeannette Kessler

An overview of the Faces of Tibet Exhibit

An overview of the Kessler Collection

Some examples from the “Faces of Tibet” collection:


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