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Jean Charlot Collection at the University of Hawaii Library

Charlot was a prolific artist and writer who created works in a variety of mediums and languages. This guide is an overview of what can be found in the collection.

Selected Films Related to Jean Charlot

[Note that the dates for the streaming or DVD audio visual materials linked below reflect the date of reformatting from film or cassette and not the production date which is in most cases much earlier]

Streaming Video featuring Jean Charlot:

Artists of Hawaii - Painting  [segment on Jean Charlot begins 41 minutes into the 1 hour video]


Jean Charlot and The relation of man and nature in old Hawaii  [with Jean Charlot]
Un film de Jean Charlot [silent film of 1966 fresco at First National Bank, Waikiki]

Selected Audio Recordings

Jean Charlot Audio Recordings

Lectures and Presentations Relating to Jean Charlot

Nancy Caraway on the Opening of the Jean Charlot Collection, 1983

Young of heart talk: Hawaiian place names by John Charlot [includes discussion of Jean Charlot's mural at Leeward Community College]


Interviews About Jean Charlot


Conversation with Lamar Dodd

Conversation with [muralist] Pablo O'Higgins about Jean Charlot

Diego Rivera's Italian notebook [formerly owned by Jean Charlot], lecture by Stanton L. Catlin