Robert Fried papers, 1959-1975

Fried, Robert, b. 1937
Filmmaker, Watercolorist
Active in Fairfax, Calif.

Collection size: 2.0 linear ft. (214 items on 3 microfilm reels).

Collection Summary: Nine volumes of notes and sketches; nine sketchbooks with ink drawings and watercolors; personal photos, including 2 of Mick Jagger taken by Annie Leibovitz, ca.1970s; photos of works; correspondence regarding his film "Las Fallas"; and proposals for "Las Fallas" and "UV Illuminated Sculpture."

Also includes notes, interview transcripts with Timothy Leary and others, and proposals for radio programs and a book on hallucinogenics; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and printed matter.

Biographical/Historical Note: Watercolorist and filmmaker (Fairfax, Calif.)

Donated 1977 by Penelope Fried, widow of Robert Fried.

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