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April Kingsley and Budd Hopkins papers, circa 1945-2017

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Series 1: April Kingsley Papers , circa 1960s-2017
7.7 Linear feet
Boxes 1-8

April Kingsley papers are comprised primarily of artist files for figures that Kingsley had a significant engagement with, project files, interviews with artists, subject file index cards, and various biographical materials and miscellaneous correspondence that comprise the personal papers subseries.
1.1: Artist Files, circa 1966-2011
4.8 Linear feet
Boxes 1-5
0.209 Gigabytes
ER01
Artist files were kept for figures that Kingsley had a significant engagement with, with contents ranging from correspondence to printed material including invitations and catalogs and press clippings, as well as notes and manuscript material including reviews. Some of the correspondence is addressed to both Kingsley and Hopkins during their relationship, or directly to Budd Hopkins. Two of the artist files, Robert Motherwell and Sidney Simon, contain audio recordings on sound cassettes. The Fritz Bultman artist files contain digital photographs from a writing project of April's Fritz Bultman: New York – Paris 12 Paintings.
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Cecile Abish, circa 1974-1984
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1
Vito Acconci, circa 1976-1988
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2
Alice Adams, circa 1980-2006
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3
Pat Adams, circa 1972-1990
1
4
Miran Ahn, circa 1983-1989
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5
John Van Alstine, circa 2008-2011
1
6
Carl Andre, circa 1976-1988
1
7
Eleanor Antin, circa 1972-1980
1
8
Stephen Antonakos, circa 1974-1996
1
9
Asher (Michael and Elise), circa 1971-1988
1
10
Ellsworth Ausby and Jamillah Jennings, circa 1982-1996
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11
Alice Austen, circa 1984-1985
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12
Alice Aycock, circa 1975-1980
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13
Helène Aylon, circa 1975-1989
1
14
Nancy Azara, circa 1984
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15
Balthus, circa 1979
1
16
Rudolf Baranik, circa 1973-1988
1
17
Bill Barrell, circa 1986-1999
1
18
Bill Barrett, circa 2006-2008
1
19
Rachel bas-Cohain, circa 1974-1982
1
20
Betsy Bauer, circa 1999-2002
1
21
William Baziotes (and Ethel), circa 1988-1990
1
22
Romare Bearden , circa 1997
1
23
Robert Beauchamp , circa 1972-1988
1
24
Fletcher Benton, 2009
1
25
Cathy Billian, circa 1980-1983
1
26
Willie Birch, circa 1980
1
27
Ronald Bladen, circa 1981-1990
1
28
Varujan Boghosian, 1983, 1987
1
29
Emily Du Bois, circa 1998-2003
1
30
Chakaia Booker, circa 2007-2008
1
31
Paolo Case Borgatta, circa 1993
1
32
Jonathan Borofsky, circa 1975-1985
1
33
Vivian Bower, circa 1996-2009
1
34
Lisa Bradley, circa 1995-1998
1
35
Helene Brandt, circa 1981-2002
1
36
James Brooks, circa 1972-2005
1
37
Alice Dalton Brown, circa 1990s-2010
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38-40
Alice Dalton Brown, 2001, 2006
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1
Marvin Brown, circa 1986-1987
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2
Fritz Bultman, circa 1973-2004
Includes born-digital records; see ER01.
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3-5
Fritz Bultman: New York – Paris 12 Paintings, Digital Photographs , 2004
0.209 Gigabytes
13 computer files
ER01
Donald Thomas Burgy, circa 1971-1978
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6
Toby Buinagurio, circa 1979-1990
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7
Kathy Butterly, circa 1997-2002
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8
Sydney Byrd, circa 1993-1996
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9
Robert Cameron, circa 2006
2
10
Kenneth Campbell, circa 1973-1987
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11
Victor Candell, circa 1978
2
12
Giorgio Cavallon, 1974
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13
Syd Carpenter, circa 1994
2
14
Via Celmins, circa 1972
2
15
Louisa Chase, circa 1979-1982
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16
Judy Chicago, circa 1978-2002
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17
Carmen Cicero, circa 1973-1987
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18
Ed Clark, circa 1972-2011
2
19
John Clem Clarke, circa 1998
2
20
Ed Colston, circa 1987
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21
Houston Conwill, circa 1978-1990
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22
Christopher Cook, circa 1967-1971
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23
Nassos Daphnis, circa 1974-1990
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24
Willem De Kooning, circa 1974-1984
2
25
Agnes Denes, circa 1973-1980
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26
Edwin Dickinson, circa 1986
2
27
Marylyn Dintenfass, circa 1982-2005
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28
Tom Doyle, circa 1974-1982
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29
Walter Dusenberg, 2007
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30
Rico Eastman, circa 2007-2008
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Mel Edwards, circa 1980-2009
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32
Lauren Ewing, circa 2007
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33
Rafael Ferrer, circa 1971-1980
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34
Dan Flavin, 1972-1979
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35
Ron Fondaw, circa 1994-1995
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36
Mary Frank, circa 1973-1985
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37
Jane Freeman, circa 1995
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38
Norbert Freese, circa 2001-2002
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39
Nancy Fried, circa 1990
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40
Roland Gebhardt, circa 1980
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41
Moira Geoffrion, circa 1988
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1
Michel Gerard, circa 2006
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2
Chris Gianakos, circa 2002-2004
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3
Dan Gillespie, circa 1994-1997
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4
Ann Gillen, circa 1976-1995
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5
Arshile Gorky, circa 1976-2004
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6
Adolph Gottlieb, circa 1984-1985
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7-8
John Grillo, circa 1966-182
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9
Philip Guston , circa 1976-1991
3
10
Ira Joel Haber, circa 1976-2005
3
11
Carol Haerer, circa 1978-2001
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12
Harmony Hammond, circa 1979-1986
3
13
Maren Hassinger, circa 1974-1985
3
14
Al Held, 1972
3
15
Robert Henry, circa 2001-2005
3
16
Caspar Henselmann, circa 1982-2007
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17-18
Hera, circa 1980-1983
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19
Hans Hofmann, circa 1990
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20
Nancy Holt, circa 1978-1987
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Jenny Holzer, circa 1980s
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Budd Hopkins, circa 1972-1973
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23-24
Edward Hopper, circa 1970-1974
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25
Douglas Huebler, circa 1969-2007
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26
Peter Hutchinson, circa 1977-2000
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27
Richard Hunt, circa 1966-2008
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Frances Hynes, circa 1991
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29
Will Insley, circa 1976-1980
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30
Jon Isherwood, circa 2006
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Mary Jackson, circa 1994
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32
Max Jansons, 1978, 2005
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33
Buffie Johnson, circa 1982
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34
Patricia Johnson, circa 1987-1989
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35
Jun Kaneko, circa 1994
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Vera Klement, circa 2010
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2
Frank Kline, circa 1980s-1990s
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3
Gary Komarin, circa 1977-2003
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4
Irving Kriesberg, 1977, 2002
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5
Gary Kuehn, circa 1982-1985
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6
Pat Lasch, circa 1979-1982
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7
Norman Lewis, 1999
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8
James Little, circa 1981-1990
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9
Robert Lobe, circa 1970s-2006
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10
Michael Loew, circa 1979-1990
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11
Morris Louis, circa 1986
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12
Al Loving, circa 1970s-1998
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13
Joseph Mannino, circa 1984-1994
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14
Marisol, circa 1982-1983
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15
Beverly Mayeri, circa 1990-1996
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16
Charles McGee, circa 2007-2008
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17
Creighton Michael, 2003
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18
Brenda Miller, circa 1976-1981
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19
Jay Milder, circa 2003-2010
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20
Jean Miotte, circa 1998
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Mary Miss, circa 1973-2006
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23
Tyrone Mitchell, circa 1986-1992
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24
Tamotsu Miura , 1995
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25
Judy Moonelis, circa 1992-1998
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26
Henry Moore, circa 1981-1983
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27
John L. Moore, circa 1988, 2009
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Robert Motherwell, circa 1977-1992
Folder 31 includes one sound cassette (microcassette), notation: R.M.'s Memorial Service, Oct. 23, 1991 at MET.
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Barbara Munger, circa 1972
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Sana Musasama, circa 1993, 1998
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Terry Myers, circa 1986-1988
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Bruce Nauman, circa 1966-1985
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Alice Neel, circa 1984
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Sylvia Netzer, circa 1994
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Barnett Newman, circa 1967-1994
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Georges Noel, circa 1973
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Nathan Oliveira , circa 2010
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Lillian Orlowsky, circa 2006-2007
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Albert Pfarr, circa 1994
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Howardena Pindell, circa 1978-2003
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Adrian Piper, circa 1986-1990
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Pissarro, circa 1981
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PULSA, circa 1968-1970
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Geno Rodriguez, circa 1980-1982
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Sal Romano , circa 1970-2005
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Mark Rothko, circa 1980s
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Judith Rothschild, 1977-1993
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Michael Rubin, circa 1989-1990
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Christopher Russell, 1994
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Livio Saganic, circa 1982-1986
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Gerald Samuels, circa 1970s
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Arturo Sandoval, circa 1993-1998
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Miriam Schapiro, circa 1978-2000
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Jon Schueler, circa 2006
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Kurt Schwitters, circa 1970
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Mary Shaffer, circa 1977-2009
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David Shapiro (and Christopher Wilmarth), 1978, 1983
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Paul Sharits, circa 1973
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Sidney Simon, circa 1989-1997
Folder 12 includes one sound cassette (microcassette), notation: SS Talk Nov. 5, 1991.
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Sandy Skoglund, circa 2004
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David Smith, circa 1982-1997
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Robert Smithson, 1973, 1983
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Herman Somberg, circa 1972-1990
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Houghton Cranford Smith, circa 1989
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Nancy Spero, circa 1973-1983
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Ann Sperry, circa 1988-1997
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Nora Speyer, circa 1983
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Robert Stackhouse, circa 1980
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Frank Stella, circa 1980s
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Clifford Still, circa 1989
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Marjorie Strider, circa 1972-1987
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Charles Strong, circa 1980-1987
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25
Michelle Stuart, circa 1972-1996
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Ann Tabachnick, circa 2000
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Bob Thompson, circa 1980s
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Hap Tivey, circa 1976-1979
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Julius Tobias, circa 1991
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Yvonne Thomas, circa 1987
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James Turrell, circa 1984-2001
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Jack Tworkov, circa 1973-1987
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Boaz Vaadia, circa 1982
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Helene Valentin, circa 1973-1990
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Chris Weaver, circa 1994
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H.C. Westermann, circa 1978, 2002
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Hiram Williams, circa 2003
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William T. Williams, circa 1980-2006
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Russell Wright, circa 1996
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William Wyman, circa 1994
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Frank Young, circa 1982-1985
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1.2: Project Files, circa 1970-2011
1.4 Linear feet
Boxes 5-7
Project files include various topics of interest and research for tentative and actualized exhibitions, as well as writing projects and committee work related to Kingsley's tenure at the American Craft Museum and the Kresge Museum at Michigan State University. Audio recordings for two symposia and artist talks related to the project files are included, both on sound cassette.
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Abstract Expressionism, circa 1983
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American Craft Museum, Collections Committee, circa 1990s
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d'ART International, circa 1998-1999
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Art on Campus, Michigan State, circa 2006-2011
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Ashcan School, circa 1987-1994
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Book Promotion, The Turning Point, circa 1991-1992
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Book Proposals, circa 1980s-1990s
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Exhibition, Afro-American Abstraction P.S.1 (Mar. 1980), circa 1980
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1
Exhibition, Art in the Toon Age Kresge Art Museum, circa 2002
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2
Exhibition, Form and Light: Contemporary Glass from the Permanent Collection (Mar. 1994), circa 1994
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3
Exhibition on Glass, Tucson Museum of Art, circa 1996-1999
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4
Exhibition, Michigan's Finest, Invitational (May-Jul. 2009), 2008-2009
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5
Exhibition, Radiant Structures: Contemporary American Beadwork, circa 1994-1996
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6-7
Exhibition, Sacred Spaces (One Penn Plaza Lobby), circa 1989-1990
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8
Exhibition, Suitcase Paintings, circa 2006-2008
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9
Exhibiton Proposal, Someone in Time, circa 2000
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10
Exhibition Research, Basketry, circa 1995
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11
Exhibition Research, Ceramic Installation, circa 1993-1995
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12
Exhibition Research, Chaos Theory, circa 1995
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13
Exhibition Research, Clay Sculpture, circa 1981-1986
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14
Exhibition Research, Fiber Artists, circa 1996
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Exhibition Research, Figurative Expressionism, circa 1999-2011
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Exhibition Research, Painted Porcelain, circa 1993
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Exhibition Research, Pattern and Decoration, 2007-2009
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Exhibition Research, Situational (Site-Specific) Ceramics, circa 1993-1995
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Hispanic Artists, circa 1985-1996
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Lecture Announcements and Notes, circa 1995-2005
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Manuscripts, Article Clippings and Typescripts, circa 1970s-1990s
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Manuscript, "Hotbed of Artistic Activity: Provincetown", circa 2010
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Manuscript, "A Long Flowering: Recent Work Associated with the New School", 1994
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Manuscript, Sexual Imagery in Women's Art", circa 1973-1998
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Programming, Contemporary Art at One Penn Plaza, circa
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Symposium, Craft Talk at CAA (Apr. 7, 1997), circa 1997
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Symposium, "Distinctions and Beyond" American Craft Museum (Jan. 29, 1996), 1996
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Symposium, "Uncommon Beauty in Common Objects" American Craft Museum, circa 1993-1995
1 Sound cassette
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3
"Afro-American Quilts" Steve Tobin Lecture at American Craft Museum (June 1, 1993), 1993
1 Sound cassette
7
4
1.3: Interviews with Artists, circa 1988-1990
0.1 Linear feet
Box 7
This sub-series includes recorded interviews with artists and other figures conducted by April Kingsley between the years of 1988 and 1990, most of which are affiliated with the Abstract Expressionist movement. All interviews are recorded on microcassette.
Description Container
Mary Abbott; Esteban Vicente, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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Mary Abbott, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
2
Mary Abbott; Esteban Vicente; David Hare, 1988
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
3
Vito Acconci; David Hare, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
4
Robert Beck; Yvonne Thomas, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
7
5
5
Baziotes; Sidney Simon, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
7
5
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Sidney Simon, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
7
5
7
Moira Geoffrion, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
7
5
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Moira Geoffrion, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
9
Marsicano, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
7
5
10
McNeil, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
7
5
11
Robert Motherwell; David Smith, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
12
Jack Tworkov; Willem de Kooning, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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William and Sally Scharf, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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William and Sally Scharf, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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Yvonne Thomas, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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Peter Agostini, 1989
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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Max Margulis, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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Stephen Pace; Sidney Simon, 1989
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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Katherine Kuh, 1989
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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Stephen Pace; Ed D., 1989
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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Ed D., 1989
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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Buffie Johnson, 1989
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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John Grillo, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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Dorothy Dehner, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
7
5
25
Dorothy Dehner; UFO Show, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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Nene Schardt; Lillian Keesler , 1989
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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Dan Rice, 1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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Mildred Loew, circa 1988-1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
7
5
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Conrad Marca-Relli, 1989
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
7
5
30
Fee Dawson, 1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
7
5
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Fee Dawson, 1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
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5
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James Turrell, 1990
1 sound cassettes (microcassette)
7
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1.4: Subject File index Cards, circa 1960s-1990s
1 Linear foot
Box 8
The subject file index cards are comprised of various sets of notes and citations regarding themes, movements, and artists central to Kingsley's ongoing research throughout her career.
Description Container
Abstract Expressionism Index Cards, circa 1970s
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Modern Art Movements Index Cards, circa 1960s
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3
Miscellaneous Citations Index Cards, circa 1970s
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3
Artist Files Index Cards, circa 1970s
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Artist Files Index Cards, circa 1980s
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4
Miscellaneous Topics Index Cards, circa 1980s
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4
Miscellaneous Topics Index Cards, circa 1990s
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4
1.5: Personal Papers, circa 1963-2017
0.4 Linear feet
Box 7
Various biographical material and miscellaneous correspondence comprise the personal papers subseries.
Description Container
Biographies, circa 1997-2003
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6
Clippings, circa 1970s-2005
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7
Correspondence, Amelia Musser, circa 2003-2005
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8
Correspondence, Miscellaneous, circa 1977-2012
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9
Huntington Museum, Executive Director Search, 2002
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10
Notebook, circa 1980
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11
Notebook: "The House, Born 1977", circa 1980
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12
Notebook: Ashcan School, circa 1970s
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13
Notes, circa 1970s-2010
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14
Phonebooks, circa 1970s-1980s
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Photographs of April Kingsley, circa 1970s-1990s
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18
Photographs of Artwork, circa 1980s-2005
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19
Photographs of Others, Places, circa 1980s-2000
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20
Printed Material, Miscellaneous, circa 1963-2017
7
21
Dave Lind Memorial (Summer 1990), 1990
1 Sound cassette
7
22
"Rusty" Unidentified Audio Recording, circa 1990
1 Sound cassette
7
23

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