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Bob Thompson papers, 1949-2005

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1953-2003
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1

Biographical material includes a driver's safety certificate, high school graduation program, letter of admission to Boston University, professional chronologies, memorial program material, and a transcript of the "Bob Thompson: His Life and Friendships" 1984 panel featuring Bill Barrell, Emilio Cruz, Mimi Gross, Edward Levine, Jay Milder, Sheila Milder, and Anne Tabachnick. There is also a video recording copy of a 1965 film by Dorothy Levitt Beskind titled Bob Thompson Happening. The film contains footage of Bob Thompson in New York and Provincetown, Massachusetts, and an appearance by Hans Hofmann. The film was reformatted on VHS to accompany a 1999 exhibition at the Whitney Museum of Art.
This series is arranged in chronological order.
The bulk of this series has been digitized except for duplicates.
Description Container Select
Driver Safety Certificate, 1953
1
1
High School Graduation Program and Boston University Acceptance Letter, 1955
1
2
Memorial Service and Obituaries, 1966
1
3
Transcript of "Bob Thompson: His Life and Friendships", 1984
1
4
Copy of Bob Thompson Happening (1965) by Dorothy Levitt Beskind , 1999
2 videocassettes (vhs)
video copies of motion picture film original; location of original unknown.
1
5-6
Chronologies, circa 2003
1
7

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