Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Includes Bennett's personal and professional correspondence with artists, poets, small press editors, and others, as well as mail or correspondence art--a unique blend of painting, drawing, stickers, rubber stamp work, found objects, poetry, clippings, collage, etc., which are then sent through the postal system, from leading correspondence artists. The collection also contains manuscripts of Bennett's writings; poetry notebooks; and small press publications and journals, including a complete set of publications from his own press, Luna Bisonte Prods. Correspondents include Clayton Eshleman, Carol Bergé, Jarvis Thurston, and David Wagoner
Cleveland Public Library
Gerald Karlovec, aka Baron Von Geraldo, aka Baron was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1941. He entered the Mail Art Network in 1975 and began Baron's Mail Art Collection began. His work is included in the Dadabase of the Museum of Modern Art's Library, his artist's books are in the Japanese Museum of Contemporary Poetry and the Artist Book Collection of the Gund Library at the Cleveland Institute of Art. Representative works are also included in The Avant Writing Collection of the Library at Ohio State University. Mr. Karlovec received his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1965. He received a Masters Degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1967. He has taught in the Cleveland Public School System, at Case Western Reserve University and at the Cleveland Museum of Art
University of California, Berkeley
Correspondence of Jay DeFeo with Bruce Conner, museum curators, and others, concerning conservation of her painting, "The Rose". Also includes conservation reports, invoices, DeFeo exhibition announcements, photographs, and clippings. Also includes a photocopy of the corrected typescript for Sombrero fallout, a Japanese novel by Richard Brautigan, given to Bruce Connor by the author
Getty Research Institute
The Charles Henri Ford archive comprises diverse papers collected from 1920-1989 relating to himself, his companion, Pavel Tchelitchew, and a large circle of friends and literary figures
Getty Research Institute
The Jean Brown collection of art objects, 1958-1986 (ca. 493 items forming Series VI of the Jean Brown Papers) comprise an important collection of works by artists involved in the Fluxus movement or in other explorations of the conceptual arts, such as mail art, concrete poetry, happenings, etc. The works reflect these movements as they spanned the decades of the 1960s, 1970s, and early 1980s, with a high concentration of material emerging around the climactic year 1969 -- Items are constructions, assemblages, or other expressions, often small-scale and ephemeral, some existing simply as reflections or remnants of artistic or intellectual events. Many are one-of-a-kind pieces created especially for Brown, betraying the collector's intimate connection to the works and their creators. The pieces are arranged alphabetically by artist, with a large portion of unidentified works listed at the end. Additionally many of the objects also have their own individual analytic records within the ... Read More
Getty Research Institute
Collection consists of letters, especially mailart, prints, collages, invitations and catalogues sent to Jeff Berner by Lourdes Castro between 1966 and 1987. Several of her letters are written on printed invitations and announcements, including posters, for her exhibitions. Others include collage and small plastic objects made by Castro, as well as a few photographs. One of the photos is a snapshot of her husband, the artist René Bertholo. Six of her prints are included, most of which are silkscreen prints. The bulk of the material consists of invitations, announcements and catalogues for Castro's exhibits in Europe. Two of the posters are printed on muslin, one on a sheet of plastic. Also in the archive is a copy of Castro's book Par suite, consisting entirely of illustrations
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The papers of metalsmith and jeweler Robert Ebendorf measure 4.8 linear feet and date from 1920 to 2015, with the bulk of the material from 1960 to 2010. The papers document Ebendorf's career through scattered biographical material; business correspondence with galleries, universities, and professional groups as well as personal correspondence with friends and family, including a large collection of mail art; artist statements, teaching philosophies, and reflections by Ebendorf as well as writings by others; application materials for the artist's position as Belk Chair at East Carolina University, student fellowship applications, and other teaching files; inventories, invoices, and publicity material, including several folders of notes and materials for retrospectives; exhibition catalogs, news clippings, and other printed material; sketches, cut paper, and collage work loose and in sketchbooks; and photographic materials of the artist, friends, family, and artwork
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
Primarily correspondence, mail art, and printed material documenting Esman's career and her personal and professional relationships with artists Ray Johnson, Rufino Tamayo, Jacques Lipchitz and others
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The papers of metalsmith and jeweler Robert Ebendorf measure 4.8 linear feet and date from 1920 to 2015, with the bulk of the material from 1960 to 2010. The papers document Ebendorf's career through scattered biographical material; business correspondence with galleries, universities, and professional groups as well as personal correspondence with friends and family, including a large collection of mail art; artist statements, teaching philosophies, and reflections by Ebendorf as well as writings by others; application materials for the artist's position as Belk Chair at East Carolina University, student fellowship applications, and other teaching files; inventories, invoices, and publicity material, including several folders of notes and materials for retrospectives; exhibition catalogs, news clippings, and other printed material; sketches, cut paper, and collage work loose and in sketchbooks; and photographic materials of the artist, friends, family, and artwork
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The Jack Stewart papers are dated 1926-2010 and measure 9.9 linear feet. A significant portion of the collection concerns Stewart's dissertation, "Subway Graffiti: An Aesthetic Study of Graffiti on the Subway" (New York University, 1989), related research, writings, and exhibitions on the subject. Biographical materials, correspondence, writings, printed material, artwork, sketchbooks, and photographic materials document his career as a painter, muralist, designer, educator and administrator

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