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Bardene Allen papers, circa 1965-2014

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged in 6 series:

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Series 1: Biographical Material , circa 1990-1996
0.1 Linear feet

Biographical materials include resumes and artist statements.
Description Container Select
Business Card, circa 1990
1
1
Resume and Artist Statements, circa 1990-1996
1
2

Series 2: Correspondence , circa 1965-2009
0.2 Linear feet

Correspondence includes professional correspondence regarding Allen's career as well as general personal correspondence and correspondence with friend and actor Richard Chamberlain and her former professor and friend Frederick Hammersley.
Description Container Select
Personal , circa 1980s-1997
1
3
Richard Chamberlain, circa 1979-2008
1
4
Frederick Hammersley, circa 1965-2009
1
5-7
Professional, 1981-1992, 2005
1
8

Series 3: Professional Files , circa 1980-1994
0.1 Linear feet

Professional files include writings, a statement of her thoughts on her relationship with Frederick Hammersley, as well as price lists, artwork inventories, donations, commission proposals, and documentation of her involvement with both the Fine Arts Gallery in Laguna Beach, California and the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art.
Description Container Select
Art Donation, 1994
1
9
Collectors Inventory, circa 1980, 1994
1
10
Employment Applications, circa 1985-1986
1
11
Grant Application, Virginia Groot Foundation, 1993
1
12
Fine Arts Gallery, Laguna Beach, circa 1980-1983
1
13
Observations on Frederick Hammersley by Bardene Allen, 1992
1
14
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, circa 1989-1992
1
15
Commission Proposal, 1984
1
16
Price Lists, circa 1991-1992
1
17

Series 4: Exhibition Files , circa 1989-1995
0.1 Linear feet

Exhibition files document select exhibitions Allen participated in.
Description Container Select
Observations About Men, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (Jan.-Feb. 1989), circa 1989
2
1
Paintings and Sculptures Based on the Lyrics and Music of Cole Porter, Jeanine Meijers Gallery (Feb.-Mar.1993), circa 1993
2
2
Women Sculptors of Southern California, San Bernardino County Museum (Jun.-Jul.1993), circa 1993
2
3
Bardene Allen Sculpture, Irvine Fine Arts Center (Jul.-Sep. 1995), circa 1995
2
4
Miscellaneous Exhibition Files, circa 1994
2
5

Series 5: Photographic Materials , circa 1977-2014
0.788 Gigabytes
ER01-ER17

Photographic materials include printed photographs and transparencies as well as digitized and born-digital images of artwork and of Allen with her artwork and at exhibitions.
5.1: Photographs
Description Container
Artist in Studio, Exhibition, circa 1977, 1990
2
6
Artist with Family, circa 1983-1992
2
7
Frederick Hammersley, 1978-1979
2
8
Beach People Series, circa 1991-1992
2
9
Goddess Series, circa 1991
2
10
Resin Castings, circa 1977-1980
2
11
Rock Concert Series, circa 1989-1991
2
12
Wood Carvings , circa 1978-1987
2
13
Prints Show, Fine Arts Gallery (1983), circa 1983
2
14
Miscellaneous Artwork Images, circa 1980s-2005
2
15
5.2: Digital Photographs
Description Container
Exhibitions, 2004-2014
0.025 Gigabytes
14 computer files
ER01
Paintings, Dancers, 2007-2013
0.025 Gigabytes
26 computer files
ER02
Paintings, Family, 2007-2014
0.064 Gigabytes
66 computer files
ER03
Paintings, Ocean, 2007-2013
0.07 Gigabytes
72 computer files
ER04
Painting, Trips, 2009-2012
0.023 Gigabytes
24 computer files
ER05
Sculptures, Wood Carvings, 2007, 2014
0.104 Gigabytes
55 computer files
ER06
Sculptures, Bronzes, 2014
0.016 Gigabytes
9 computer files
ER07
Sculptures, Resin, 2014
0.024 Gigabytes
15 computer files
ER08
Sculptures, Mixed Media, 2004-2014
0.037 Gigabytes
24 computer files
ER09
Sculptures, Stone, 2014
0.012 Gigabytes
8 computer files
ER10
Sculptures, Terra Cotta, Dancers, 2004-2014
0.05 Gigabytes
36 computer files
ER11
Sculptures, Terra Cotta, Dreams, 2004-2014
0.045 Gigabytes
29 computer files
ER12
Sculptures, Terra Cotta, Family, 2004-2014
0.106 Gigabytes
72 computer files
ER13
Sculptures, Terra Cotta, Goddesses, 2004-2014
0.041 Gigabytes
26 computer files
ER14
Sculptures, Terra Cotta, Musicians, 2004-2014
0.036 Gigabytes
25 computer files
ER15
Sculptures, Terra Cotta, Ocean People, 2004-2014
0.086 Gigabytes
60 computer files
ER16
Sculptures, Terra Cotta, People and Pets, 2004-2014
0.021 Gigabytes
21 computer files
ER17

Series 6: Printed Material , circa 1981-2007
0.1 Linear feet

Printed material includes press clippings and exhibition invitations and catalogs.
Description Container Select
California Artist Directory, 1998
2
16
Clippings, circa 1981-2007
2
17
Exhibition Announcements, circa 1983-1999
2
18
Exhibition Catalogs, 1993-2000
2
19

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.