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Agnes Mills papers, 1948-1999, bulk 1974-1993

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 8 series.

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1982-1990
0.1 Linear feet
Box 1

This series includes curricula vitae and biographical notes.
Description Container Select
Biographical Materials, 1982-1990
1
1

Series 2: Correspondence , 1974-1999
0.1 Linear feet
Box 1

Correspondence is with galleries, publications, Nikolais Dance Theatre, and Murray Louis Dance Company.
Description Container Select
Correspondence, 1974-1999
1
2

Series 3: Writings , circa 1980s-1990
0.1 Linear feet
Box 1

Writings include artist's statements and reminiscences of the WPA artist project. Writings about the artist consist of remarks delivered by Norma Reiner at an exhibition opening.
Description Container Select
Writings by Agnes Mills, circa 1980s-1990
1
3
Writings about Agnes Mills, 1981
1
4

Series 4: Personal Business Records , 1981-1993
0.1 Linear feet
Box 1

Various inventories, price lists, and receipts are included in this series.
Description Container Select
Personal Business Records, 1981-1993
1
5

Series 5: Printed Material , 1948-1993
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1

All printed material mentions Agnes Mills or features reproductions of her work.
Description Container Select
Press Releases and Exhibition Announcements, 1948-1993
1
6
Articles, 1948-1992
1
7-8
Bound Copies of Publicity and Artwork, 1948-1993
1
9-10
Reproductions of Works of Art, circa 1970s-1980s
1
11

Series 6: Artwork , circa 1950s-1990s
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1, OV2

This series includes sketches in ink, marker, paste and crayon, as well as some monoprints.
Description Container Select
Artwork, circa 1950s-1990s
Oversized material housed in OV2.
1
12
Oversized Artwork (from Box 1 Folder 12), circa 1950s-1990s
OV2

Series 7: Sketchbooks , circa 1974-circa 1993
0.1 Linear feet
Box 1

Six sketchbooks (3 are accordion style) include landscapes, dancers, and abstract work in gouache ink, pastel, and pencil.
Description Container Select
Sketchbooks, circa 1974-circa 1993
1
13-14

Series 8: Photographs , circa 1948-1993
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1

Photographs are in color and black and white. There are formal portraits of the artist as well as candid views. Works by Mills include paintings, drawings and sculpture. There are 2 loose pages from a photograph album and several negatives.
Description Container Select
Photographs of Agnes Mills, circa 1948-circa 1993
1
15
Photographs of Artwork, circa 1974-circa 1993
1
16-18

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.