Alan Gussow research material for A Sense of Place, 1970-1974

Gussow, Alan, b. 1931 d. 1997
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 2.8 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Research materials for Gussow's book, A Sense of Place : the Artist and the American Land, and the related Nebraska Public Television production and Syracuse University symposium.

Book materials include research files; correspondence, photographs and color transparencies, sound recordings (17-3" reels) of interviews with artists: Lennart Anderson, Nell Blaine, Richard Bogart, Harold Bruder, John Button, Joseph Fiore, Sam Gelber, Gabriel Laderman, Sheridan Lord, George Bentley Nick, Fairfield Porter, Paul Resika, Jane Wilson, and George Wexler; manuscript, proofs, and the published book; publicity, reviews, and fan mail. Exhibition related material includes the proposal and other items. Public television production material includes correspondence, publicity, transcript, transcript tapes (4-7" reels), and film (2 reels, 108 min. total); and the symposium material includes correspondence and printed matter.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, sculptor, author; New York. Author of A Sense of Place (1974) dealing with American landscape painting. Died 1997.

Donated 1995 by Alan Gussow.

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