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Charles Campbell Gallery records, 1960-2001

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 5 series.

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Series 1: Business Correspondence , 1968-1996
2.3 Linear feet
Boxes 1-3

This series includes general business correspondence and correspondence with galleries, trusts, curators and individuals, mostly concerning sales and loans. Correspondence files contain scattered financial files, photographs, clippings, exhibition materials and personal correspondence, including with Trini Gallery owners Ray and Trini Palm and with curator Henri Ghent.
This series is grouped into two sections: the first consists of general business correspondence and is arranged chronologically; the second contains correspondence from named organizations and individuals and is arranged alphabetically.
Description Container Select
General, 1968-1987, 1990, 1992-circa 1993
1
1-39
Aaron Berman Gallery, circa 1977
1
49
Allan Stone Gallery / Purchase Gallery, circa 1977-circa 1987
1
50-55
Arrowsmith's, circa 1977-1988
2
1-3
Art Museum of Santa Cruz County, 1985
2
4
Artsource, circa 1980-circa 1988
2
5
Benkaim, Ralph, circa 1974-circa 1982
2
6
Bern Porter Gallery, circa 1994
2
7
Bernard Dannenberg Galleries, 1973
2
8
Bryce Bannatyne Gallery, circa 1989-circa 1991
2
9-11
Canfield Gallery, circa 1980-1992
2
12-13
Coburn, Russell, 1985
2
14
Felix Landau Gallery, circa 1977-circa 1988
2
15-17
Forum Gallery, circa 1983-circa 1985
2
18-19
French, Charlotte, circa 1982-1990
2
20
Fussell, Betty, 1980-1981
2
21
Gemini G.E.I., 1982-1983
2
22
Ghent, Henri, 1972-1973
Includes significant personal correspondence
2
23
Ghent, Henri, 1974-1975
Includes significant personal correspondence
2
24
Ghent, Henri, 1976-1978
Includes significant personal correspondence
2
25
Ghent, Henri, 1979-1987
Includes significant personal correspondence
2
26
Guest, Barbara, circa 1993-1996
2
27-28
Harriet Griffin Gallery, circa 1978-1981
2
29
Hattis, Phyllis, circa 1979
2
30-31
The Imogen Cunningham Trust, circa 1978-1988
2
32
James Corcoran Gallery, 1976-1980
2
33
Kelly, Martha, circa 1972-circa 1976
2
34
Lanzone, Modesto, circa 1977-circa 1986
2
35
Martin Diamond Fine Arts, circa 1980-circa 1983
2
36-39
Navin Kumar, Inc., circa 1985-1986
2
40
R.E. Lewis, Inc., circa 1954-circa 1977
2
41
Robert Jerry Estate, circa 1978-circa 1982
2
42-43
Robert Jerry Estate, circa 1978-circa 1982
3
1
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, 1972-1980
3
2
Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, 1992
3
3
Stauffer, Margorie, circa 1983-circa 1988
3
4
Stephen Haller Fine Art, circa 1989-circa 1991
3
5
Strid, Susanne, 1987-1988
3
6
Trini Gallery, 1973-circa 1989
Includes significant personal correspondence with gallery owners Ray and Trini Palm
3
7-20
Von Pribosic, Jan, 1973-1974
3
21
Weber, Jim, 1988-1989
3
22
The Witkin Gallery, circa 1978
3
23

Series 2: Business Records , circa 1968-2001
2.3 Linear feet
Boxes 3-5

Business records include administrative files, business notebooks, and financial records. Administrative files include clippings and correspondence regarding arts law and art theft [not at the Charles Campbell Gallery], business registration records, advertisements for photography and conservation services, mailing lists, gallery stationary and sign mock-ups, and information about organizational affliations, including the California Arts Council and the San Francisco Art Dealers Association.
Business notebooks provide information about the gallery's day-to-day activities and contain inventories, contacts, accounting information, lists of business arrangements and dealings, and scattered photos and business cards. In addition to the notebooks, other financial records include appraisals, consignments, donations, income statements and inventories, insurance records, invoices and a vendor analysis report.
This series is arranged as 3 subseries. Administrative and financial materials are arranged alphabetically. The business notebooks are arranged chronologically.
  • 1: Administrative Files, circa 1974-1993
  • 2: Business Notebooks, circa 1972-1999
  • 3: Financial Material, circa 1968-2001
2.1: Administrative Files, circa 1974-1993
Description Container
Arts Law, Correspondence and Forms, circa 1976-circa 1987
3
25
Arts Law, Clippings, circa 1978-circa 1983
3
26
Art Theft [not at the Campbell Gallery], Bulletins, Indexes and Correspondence, circa 1974-circa 1980
3
24
Business Registration Records, 1990
3
27
Conservation Services, Advertisements and Correspondence, circa 1979-1986
3
28
Gallery Stationary and Signs Mock-ups, circa 1990
3
29
Mailing Lists, 1985-1990
3
30-34
Organization Affiliations
American Academy of Arts and Letters, circa 1992-1993
3
35-36
Artists Equity Association [AEA], circa 1978
3
37
Bay Area Lawyers for the Arts [BALA], circa 1986-circa 1987
3
38
California Arts Council, Newsletters, 1979-1982
3
39
Collectors, Artists and Dealers for Responsible Equity [CADRE], 1977-1980
3
40
San Francisco Art Dealers Association, Public Relations Records, Press Releases, Correspondence, and Meeting Minutes , circa 1988-1989
3
41-43
San Francisco Art Dealers Association Annual Tours, "Introductions", 1986-1987, 1989-1990
3
44-46
Photography Services, Advertisements and Clippings, circa 1979-circa 1986
3
47
2.2: Business Notebooks, circa 1972-1999
Description Container
Business Notebooks, circa 1972-1984
3
48-56
Business Notebooks, 1984-1999
4
1-16
2.3: Financial Records, circa 1968-2001
Description Container
Appraisals, circa 1977-circa 1995
4
17-26
Art Publications, Invoices, 1971-1979
4
27
Consignments, circa 1968-2001
5
1-30
Donation Records, circa 1987-1991
5
31
Income Statements and Inventories, 1988-1990
5
32
Insurance Records, 1972-1985
5
33-36
Invoices, 1992
5
37-39
Vendor Analysis Report, 1990
5
40

Series 3: Artist and Exhibition Files , 1960-1999
10.7 Linear feet
Boxes 5-15

Almost two-thirds of the collection is comprised of artist and exhibition files that primarily document artists' exhibitions at the Charles Campbell Gallery. Records include price lists, sales records, correspondence, exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, resumes, and photos. Substantial artist files exist for Peter Allegaert, Gordon Cook, Charles Griffin Farr, Morris Graves, Robert Harvey, Geer Morton, Nathan Oliveira, Fred Reichman, Jean Rustin, Stephani Sanchez, and Wayne Thiebaud. Artwork located amongst the artist and exhibition files includes pen and ink and pencil sketches by Peter Allegaert, ink and gouache sketches by Nathan Oliveira, and a pen and ink sketch by John Goray. Scattered photos depict artists (notably Oliveira), their studios, artwork and installation shots. Exhibition attendee notebooks document shows from 1978 to 1987.
Artist and Exhibition Files are arranged alphabetically.
3.1: Individual Artists, circa 1960-1999
Description Container
Adams, Emerson, circa 1977-circa 1978
5
41
Adams, Mark, circa 1982
5
42
Ahn, Miran, circa 1983-circa 1989
5
43-48
Allegaert, Peter, circa 1985-1991
5
49-53
Allegaert, Peter, circa 1985-1995
Includes pen and ink and pencil sketches (box 6, folder 5)
6
1-8
Anderson, David, 1973-1979
6
9
Anthony, Carol, circa 1980-1996
6
10-14
Anthony, Elaine, 1988-1990
6
15
Asawa, Ruth, circa 1987
6
16-18
Bacon, Muriel, 1986
6
19
Ballaine, Jerrold, circa 1988
6
20
Barnes, Carroll, circa 1974
6
21
Barnes, Michael, circa 1972-1995
6
22-27
Battenberg, John, circa 1986-circa 1988
6
28-32
Baxter, Robert, 1982-1989
6
33-34
Bellocq, E.J., 1978-1979
6
35
Berlind, Robert, 1994-1996
6
36
Berry, William, circa 1984-circa 1987
6
37-39
Bischoff, Elmer, circa 1973-1985
6
40-43
Bowman, Richard, 1972-1973
6
44
Brady, Charles, 1984-1998
7
1-5
Branch, Kristina, 1984-1988
7
6-7
Brigante, Nick, circa 1976-circa 1992
7
8-10
Brown, Chris, circa 1993-1999
7
11-12
Brown, Joan, circa 1973-circa 1984
7
13-16
Brown, William H., circa 1993-1994
7
17-18
Brown, William Theophilus, circa 1972-circa 1983
7
19-20
Cadmus, Paul, 1992
7
21
Carey, Paul, circa 1991-circa 1993
7
22-23
Carlton, Brents, circa 1983
7
24
Chiarito, Robert, 1987-1989
7
25
Clive, Dennis, 1980-1985
7
26
Conner, Bruce, circa 1984
7
27
Cook, Gordon, circa 1972-circa 1984
7
28-43
Cook, Gordon, circa 1985-circa 1989
8
1-9
Cook, Robert, circa 1991-circa 1993
8
10
Cuevas, Jose Louis, circa 1972-circa 1978
8
11
De La Harpe, Dorothea, 1989-1990
8
12
Demuth, Charles, circa 1978
8
13
Dunne, Joan, 1986-1989
8
14
Dubov, Stephen, circa 1992-1998
8
15-17
Eckart, Charles, circa 1980-circa 1987
8
18-20
Estler, William, 1978-1981
8
21
Farr, Charles Griffin, 1981-1995
8
22-35
Flammia, Patrick, circa 1987
8
36-37
Ford, Gordon Onslow, circa 1979-circa 1988
8
38-39
Frank, Ellen, circa 1972-1987
8
40-42
Gile, Selden Connor, circa 1974-circa 1978
9
1-3
Goray, John , circa 1981-circa 1985
Includes a pen and ink sketch
9
4
Graves, Morris, 1975-circa 1987
9
5-30
Hager, Kristi, circa 1981-circa 1983
9
31
Hardy, Tom, circa 1974-circa 1987
9
32-34
Harvey, Robert, circa 1961-1969
9
35-36
Harvey, Robert, circa 1970-circa 1982
10
1-26
Hopps, Walter, circa 1993-1994
10
27
Howard, John Langley, circa 1983-1992
10
28-30
Ipousteguy, Jean, circa 1979
10
31
Jacobshagen, Keith, circa 1975-circa 1985
10
32-37
Janeff, Barbara, circa 1983-1992
10
38-39
Johnson, Buffy, circa 1980-circa 1988
11
1
Johnson, James N., 1972-1977
11
2
Johnson, Robert Emory, 1992-1996
11
3-8
Klaverkamp, Tom, circa 1991
11
9
Kuhlman, Walter, circa 1973-1995
11
10-13
Kulig, Lawrence, circa 1980
11
14
Landis, Adelie, circa 1975
11
15
Lawyer, Lori, circa 1968-circa 1981
11
16-17
Lesnewski, Chris, circa 1984
11
18
Levy, Carol, circa 1980-circa 1984
11
19
Lo Monte, Ciuseppe Gattuso, circa 1978-circa 1985
11
20
Logan, Maurice, 1979
11
21
Lopez, Candelario Medrano, circa 1974-circa 1978
11
22-23
Magee, Alan, 1991, 1997
11
24
Mattox, Charles, circa 1982
11
25-26
McGaw, Bruce, circa 1980-circa 1988
11
27-28
McGhee, John, circa 1981-1985
11
29
Mitrowski, Waldemar, circa 1990
11
30-31
Mompo, Manolo H., circa 1973-1981
11
32-35
Morehouse, William, circa 1981
11
36
Morency, Ann, circa 1975-1984
11
37-38
Morton, Geer, circa 1980-circa 1987
11
39-49
Morton, Geer, circa 1988-circa 1989
12
1-2
Moss, Tobey C., circa 1981-circa 1989
12
3-5
Newmarker, John, circa 1983-circa 1989
12
6-7
Nossaman, Karen, circa 1978-circa 1985
12
8-10
Oldfield, Otis, circa 1976-circa 1982
12
11-12
Oliveira, Nathan, 1960-1962, 1965-1986, 1988, 1991-1994
Includes original sketches by Oliveira, as well as photos of the artist, his workshop, artwork and installation shots.
12
13-61
Osborne, Alan, circa 1985-circa 1994
13
1-2
Pappe, Carl, circa 1977
13
3-4
Pellicone, William, circa 1981
13
5
Peterson, Roland, circa 1978
13
6
Pitcher, Hank, circa 1982-circa 1986
13
7
Qualters, Robert, circa 1985-1987
13
8-9
Quandt, Elizabeth, circa 1984-circa 1985
13
10
Raffaele, circa 1975-circa 1985
13
11
Ragusa, Giovanni, circa 1981-circa 1987
13
12-17
Reichman, Fred, circa 1982-1990
13
18-30
Rolph, Larry, circa 1975-circa 1977
13
31
Rush, Susan, circa 1976
13
32
Rustin, Jean, circa 1971-circa 2001
13
33-40
Sanchez, Stephanie, circa 1980-circa 1981
13
41-44
Sanchez, Stephanie, circa 1982-circa 2000
14
1-10
Schmidt, Rudy, circa 1988
14
11-15
Schuler, Mel, circa 1994
14
16
Smith, Alvin, circa 1972-1992
14
17-19
Smith, Louise, circa 1986-circa 1987
14
20
Stoddart, Edna, circa 1980-circa 1981
14
21
Stubley, Trevor, circa 1992
14
22
Sullivan, Gerald, circa 1988
14
23
Tchelistchew, Pavel, 1974-1980
14
24
Thiebaud, Wayne, circa 1979-circa 1988
14
25-44
Thiebaud, Wayne, circa 1988-circa 1996
15
1-6
Van Hoesen, Beth, circa 1983
15
7
Villa, Carlos, circa 1977-circa 1988
15
8-9
Von Gunten, Roger, 1978-1984
15
10
Walburg, Gerald, circa 1972-circa 1979
15
11-15
Washburn, Stan, circa 1982-circa 1986
15
16-20
Weygandt, Donald, circa 1973-circa 1986
15
21-23
Wade, Kate, circa 1982-circa 1985
15
24
Wilde, John , circa 1986
15
25
Wonner, Paul, circa 1968-1997
15
26-27
3.2: Group Exhibitions, circa 1976-1991
Description Container
Southwest Kachina Dolls (January 14-February 7, 1976), circa 1976
15
28
American Indian Art (June 7-July 7, 1979), circa 1977-circa 1979
15
29
Figure Drawings by Five San Francisco Artists (January 5-February 12, 1983), circa 1983
15
30-31
A Group Show of Small Paintings (November 9-December 10, 1983), 1983
15
32
American Indian Art (January 8-February 2, 1985), circa 1985
15
33-35
Life Drawing - 1980s (January 7-February 1, 1986), circa 1985-circa 1986
15
36-37
Raffaele and Gattuso Lo Monte (August 5-30, 1986), circa 1986
15
38-39
Group Show: Gallery Artists and Others (May 5-30, 1987), 1987
15
40
Christmas Group Show (December 2-19, 1987), circa 1987
15
41
Opening Show (March 1990), 1990
15
42
Works on Paper (May 1-June 2, 1990), circa 1990
15
43
Treasures from Panama: Pre-Columbian Ceramics (June 12-July 7, 1990), circa 1989-circa 1990
Includes correspondence with curator Elayne Marquis
15
44-46
Jungle Show (February 5-March 9, 1991), circa 1991
15
47-48
Twenty-Five Treasures (October 15-November 23, 1991), 1991
15
49
3.3: Exhibition Attendee Notebooks, 1978-1987
Description Container
Exhibition Attendee Notebooks, 1978-1987
16
1-7

Series 4: Personal Files , circa 1972-circa 1998
1.6 Linear feet
Boxes 16-17

This series contains personal correspondence and files relating to Charles Campbell's interests in jazz and travel. These records include music catalogs, clippings, newsletters, correspondence, brochures, tickets, maps, travel agendas, and photos. Some business correspondence, invoices, loan agreements, and other business documents are scattered throughout the personal correspondence. About a quarter of the personal correspondence is to and from Campbell's wife, Esther.
This series is arranged as 3 subseries. All of the subseries are arranged chronologically.
  • Correspondence, circa 1972-circa 1990
  • Jazz Files, circa 1982-circa 1992
  • Travel Files, circa 1978-circa 1998
4.1: Correspondence, circa 1972-circa 1990
Description Container
Personal Correspondence, Charles Campbell, circa 1982-circa 1990
16
8-29
Personal Correspondence, Esther Campbell, circa 1972-1990
16
30-36
4.2: Jazz Files, circa 1982-circa 1992
Description Container
Correspondence, Music Catalogs, and Clippings , circa 1982-circa 1983
16
37
Correspondence, Music Catalogs, and Clippings , circa 1983-circa 1992
17
1-14
4.3: Travel Files, circa 1978-circa 1998
Description Container
China, circa 1978-circa 1980
17
15
Greece, circa 1982
17
16
China, circa 1982-circa 1983
17
17
France and Spain, circa 1984-circa 1985
17
18-21
London and Egypt, circa 1985
17
22-23
Italy, 1986
17
24
China, circa 1986-circa 1987
17
25
Kenya and Tanzania, circa 1986-circa 1987
17
26-29
France and Spain, circa 1987
17
30
China, circa 1990-circa 1992
17
31
China, circa 1998
17
32-34

Series 5: Printed Material , 1965-2000
0.7 Linear feet
Boxes 17-19

Printed material includes catalogs and announcements of art publications, exhibition catalogs, a magazine, and monographs. Most of the exhibition catalogs are for shows held at or produced in collaboration with the Charles Campbell Gallery.
Description Container Select
Announcements and Catalogs for Art Publications, circa 1976-circa 1986
17
35-39
Exhibition Catalogs, 1965-1995
18
1-22
Exhibition Catalogs, 1996-2000
19
1-16
Magazine, 1992
19
17
Monographs, 1999
19
18-19

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