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Contents and Arrangement | A Finding Aid to the Frank Stella papers, 1941-1993, bulk, 1978-1989

Frank Stella papers, 1941-1993, bulk, 1978-1989

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is organized into nine series:

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Series 1: Correspondence , 1966-1989, undated
(Boxes 1-4; 3.25 linear feet)

Awards correspondence is about various prizes and honorary degrees conferred. Correspondence with dealers concerns exhibitions, loans, and sales. Fan Mail includes general letters and ones specifically regarding Stella's Norton Lecture series at Harvard University. Correspondence with organizations and institutions consists mainly of requests for Stella's participation in programs or events. Legal correspondence concerns lawsuits, real estate matters, speeding tickets, and unauthorized reproductions of Stella's work. Miscellaneous correspondence regards conservation, Nicaragua, poster designs, and a catalogue raisonné project for Stella's prints. Permissions correspondence concerns publication, reproduction, recording, filming and broadcasting of Stella's art work and writings. Political correspondence is mainly about various campaign fund raising activities supported or organized by Stella. Projects proposed but not executed consists of correspondence and related records about four major proposals. Requests Accepted consists of appeals from individuals, institutions, and organizations for autographs, donations, interviews, etc. Requests Denied-more broad ranging than Requests Accepted-includes offers of visiting artist/teaching positions, requests for lectures, art jury service, studio tours, proposals for exhibitions and collaborative projects, etc. Correspondence with schools, colleges, and universities regards exhibitions and loans to affiliated galleries, Stella's participation in programs or events, donations, service as a visiting critic or lecturer, etc.
A small amount of additional correspondence is included with Stella's papers from his undergraduate years at Princeton University (Series 2). Correspondence concerning the editorial process for Working Space is filed with Writings by Stella (Series 3.1.).
This series is organized into twelve subseries:
  • 1.1: Awards, 1978-1989
  • 1.2: Dealers, 1966-1989, undated
  • 1.3: Fan Mail, 1980-1989, undated
  • 1.4: Organizations and Institutions, 1973-1989, undated
  • 1.5: Legal, 1972-1991
  • 1.6: Miscellaneous, 1980-1991
  • 1.7: Permissions, 1981-1989
  • 1.8: Political, 1979-1989, undated
  • 1.9: Projects Proposed but Not Executed, 1982-1984, undated
  • 1.10: Requests Accepted, 1980-1989
  • 1.11: Requests Denied, 1976-1989, undated
  • 1.12: Schools, Colleges, and Universities, 1977-1989
1.1: Awards, 1978-1989
DescriptionContainer
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, 1980-1981
1
1
Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, 1989
1
2
Mayor's Award of Honor for Arts and Culture, 1981-1982
1
3
National Medal of Arts, 1989
1
4
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Award of American Art, 1984-1985
1
5
Phillips Academy, Distinguished Service Award, 1978
1
6
President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, 1983
1
7
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan Medal for Painting, 1978-1981
1
8
1.2: Dealers, 1966-1989, undated
DescriptionContainer
Ace Gallery and The Rockefeller Center Development Corporation (Douglas Christmas), 1977-1982, undated
1
9
André Emmerich Gallery, Inc., 1978, 1983
1
10
Blum-Helman Gallery, 1981, undated
1
11
BMW Gallery, 1986
1
12
Bonnier, Peder, undated
1
13
Brooke Alexander, Inc., 1979
1
14
CDS Gallery, 1983
1
15
Christie's, 1986
1
16
David Mirvish Gallery, 1974-1981
1
17
Diane Brown Gallery, 1986
1
18
Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, 1985
1
19
Feely, Leslie, 1989
1
20
Galerie Beyeler, 1982-1985
1
21
Galerie Daniel Templon, 1981-1993
1
22
Galerie Jamileh Weber, 1988-1989
1
23
Galerie Petersen, 1984
1
24
Galerie Würthle, 1984
1
25
Galerie Yves Arman, 1981
1
26
Gans, Lonny, 1980
1
27
Gemini G.E.L., 1967-1989, undated
1
28
Greenberg Gallery, 1985
1
29
Guild, Harvey, 1982
1
30
Hansen, Svend and Annette, 1981
1
31
Harcus Gallery, 1984
1
32
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1984-1988, undated
1
33
James Corcoran Gallery, 1988
1
34
Janie C. Lee Gallery, 1978, 1982
1
35
John Berggruen Gallery, 1977-1988
1
36
Knoedler Gallery, London, 1969-1985, undated
1
37
Lantz, David M., 1984
1
38
Leo Castelli, 1967-1989, undated
1
39
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, 1979-1982
1
40
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, 1983-1985
1
41
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, 1986-1989
1
42
M. Knoedler Zürich AG, 1982-1984, undated
1
43
Marilyn Pearl Gallery, 1985
1
44
Modern Master Tapestries, Inc., 1967-1987
1
45
Nielsen Gallery, 1979
1
46
Pam Adler Gallery, 1984
1
47
Park International, Inc. (see also: Rubin, Larry), 1986
1
48
Petersburg Press, Ltd., 1977-1989, undated
1
49
Richard Gray Gallery, 1988
1
50
Richard Hines Gallery, 1980
1
51
Rubin, Larry (see also: M. Knoedler & Co., Inc.; Park International, Inc.), 1966-1989
1
52
Sebastian-Moore Gallery, 1980
1
53
Shaindy Fenton, Inc., 1983-1984
1
54
Sidney Janis Gallery, 1979
1
55
Sotheby's, 1984, 1986
1
56
Strelow, Hans, 1981-1989, undated
1
57
Theodore B. Donson, Ltd., 1985
1
58
Thomas Segal Gallery, 1981
1
59
Tyler Graphics Ltd., 1976-1989
1
60-62
Voland Art Gallery, undated
1
63
Waddington Galleries, Ltd., 1984-1989
1
64
Washburn Gallery, 1980
1
65
Xavier Fourcade, Inc., 1986
1
66
Young Hofmann Gallery, 1980-1981
1
67
Zabriskie Gallery, 1983-1984
1
68
1.3: Fan Mail, 1980-1989, undated
DescriptionContainer
General, 1980-1989, undated
1
69
Norton Lectures, Harvard University, 1983-1984
1
70
1.4: Institutions and Organizations, 1973-1989, undated
DescriptionContainer
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1979
2
1
American Academy in Rome, 1982-1987
2
2
ARC, The Society for the Arts, Religion and Contemporary Culture, 1980-1983
2
3
Architectural League of New York, 1980-1981
2
4
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian institution, 1980-1987
2
5
Art-in-Architecture Program, General Services Administration, 1978-1987
2
6
Art in Embassies Program, Department of State, 1978-1989
2
7
Art Sources, Inc., 1978
2
8
Artists Rights Society, Inc., 1988-1989
2
9
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Next Wave Festival, 1985
2
10
Center for International Contemporary Arts, 1989
2
11
College Art Association, 1978-1984, undated
2
12
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 1984
2
13
Ft. Worth Art Museum, 1977
2
14
Independent Curators Incorporated, 1982-1985
2
15
International Ausstellung Köln, 1980
2
16
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1977-1984
2
17
Learning to Read Through the Arts Program, 1984
2
18
Massachusetts Medical Society, 1983
2
19
National Endowment for the Arts, 1982-1987
2
20
New Jersey Center for the Arts, 1988
2
21
Port Washington Public Library, 1983-1985, undated
2
22
Portland Center for the Visual Arts, 1973-1974
2
23
Resources for Artists with Disabilities, Inc., 1987-1988
2
24
Ronnie Peterson Memorial Foundation, 1979-1980, undated
2
25
Studio in a School Association, Inc., 1986-1989, undated
2
26
Vatican Judaica Exhibition in America, National Committee, 1987
2
27
Very Special Arts, 1987-1989
2
28
Yaddo, 1980
2
29
1.5: Legal, 1972-1991
DescriptionContainer
Garbage Ticket, 1982
2
30
Lawsuit, Lynn Factor v. Frank Stella, et al., 1975, undated
2
31
Lawsuit, Motors Insurance Corp. a/s/o Miles Tinsmith Roofing v. Harriet Stella (automobile accident), 1988-1991
2
32
Lawsuit, Stella vs. Mazoh, 1982
2
33
Miscellaneous, 1972-1989
2
34
Real Estate (Norman St. studio, Bridgeport, Conn.; 126 E. 13th St.), 1984, 1988
2
35
Speeding Tickets 1-3, 1981-1983
2
36
Speeding Ticket 4, Taghkanic, N.Y., 1982-1984
2
37
Speeding Ticket, Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., 1984-1985
2
38
Speeding Ticket, Dover Plains, N.Y., 1988
2
39
Speeding Ticket, E. Fishkill, N.Y., 1986-1987
2
40
Speeding Ticket, Millbrook, N.Y., 1986
2
41
Speeding Ticket, Millerton, N.Y., 1989-1990
2
42
Speeding Ticket, Mt. Vernon, N.Y., 1984-1985
2
43
Speeding Tickets, New York City, 1986-1990
2
44
Speeding Ticket, Vermont, 1985
2
45
Suspension of Drivers License, 1983-1988
2
46
Unauthorized Reproductions, 1978-1989
2
47
1.6: Miscellaneous, 1980-1986
DescriptionContainer
Daniel Goldreyer, Ltd., conservation Proposals for "Lunnawola II," "Grondo I," and "#25 Cieszowa II" (with photographs of damage), 1982
2
48
Nicaragua, 1980-1981
2
49
Poster Design for Attica; UNICEF; The Paris Review, 1974, 1984, 1986
2
50
The Prints of Frank Stella: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1967-1982, 1982
2
51
1.7: Permissions, 1981-1989
DescriptionContainer
Permissions for Reproduction, Publication, Recording, Broadcasting, A-Z, (2 folders; see also: Requests Denied-Publication Permissions), 1981-1989
2
52
1.8: Political, 1979-1989, undated
DescriptionContainer
Bill Bradley Senatorial Campaigns, 1984-1989, undated
2
53
Carter/Mondale Re-election Campaign, 1979-1982, undated
2
54
Edward M. Kennedy Senatorial Campaign, 1980
2
55
Edward J. Koch Mayoral Campaign, 1989
2
56
Ken Lipper for City Council President Campaign, 1984
2
57
Howard Metzenbaum Senatorial Campaigns, 1981-1987, undated
2
58
Walter Mondale Presidential Campaign, 1983
2
59
1.9: Projects Proposed but Not Executed, 1982-1984, undated
DescriptionContainer
Chicago Project/Donald Young Gallery, 1983
2
60
Equitable Building/David Whitney, 1984
2
61
Pittsburgh Subway, 1982-1983, undated
2
62
Sacramento Mall, undated
2
63
1.10: Requests Accepted, 1980-1989
DescriptionContainer
Autographs, 1984-1985
2
64
Books, Posters, Etc. for Fundraising, 1987-1989
2
65
Information about Paintings, 1980-1988
2
66
Interviews, 1982-1988
2
67
Meet Stella, 1984-1987
2
68
New York Times, 1986
2
69
Photographs, 1984
2
70
Students and Writers Requesting Information, 1984-1989
2
71
1.11: Requests Denied, 1976-1989, undated
DescriptionContainer
Art Donations, 1980-1988
3
1
Art for Fundraising, 1981-1989
3
2
Assistant/Apprentice Inquiries, 1981-1988
3
3
Autographs, 1976-1989, undated
3
4
Awards, 1980-1988
3
5
Book Proposals, 1978-1989
3
6
Collaboration Proposals, 1982-1989
3
7
Commissions, 1982-1989
3
8
Conservation, 1980-1988
3
9
Consulting, 1984-1989
3
10
Critique Work by Other Artists, 1978-1989, undated
3
11
Exhibition Proposals, 1977-1989
3
12
Film, Video, Television Proposals, 1981-1989
3
13
Financial Contributions, 1980-1989
3
14
Interviews, 1978-1988
3
15
Invitations, 1978-1989, undated
3
16-18
Juries, 1982-1989
3
19
Lectures, 1978-1989
3
20-21
Loans of Artwork, 1979-1988, undated
3
22
Meet Frank Stella/Tour Studio, 1978-1989, undated
3
23
Photographs, 1980-1988, undated
3
24
Publication/Reproduction Permissions, 1978-1989
3
25
Purchase Work by Stella, 1979-1989, undated
3
26
Students Wanting Help, 1978-1989, undated
3
27
Visiting Artist/Teaching Offers, 1978-1989
3
28
Writers Seeking Information, 1978-1989, undated
3
29
Writing by Stella, 1978-1989
3
30
1.12: Schools, Colleges and Universities, 1972-1989
DescriptionContainer
Barnard College, 1988-1989
4
1
Brandeis University, 1985-1988
4
2
Brown University, 1981, 1986
4
3
Brown University, Bell Gallery, 1980
4
4
Hampden-Sydney College, 1986
4
5
Harvard University, 1982-1984
4
6
Harvard University Press (contract for Working Space; see also: Series 3.1. Writings by Stella-Book, Working Space, Harvard University Press, Editorial Process), 1983, 1985
4
7
Merrick Educational Center, Sandi Goldman's Class, 1987-1988
4
8
New York University, New York Institute for the Humanities, 1984-1986
4
9
New York University, Society of Fellows, 1979-1983
4
10
Phillips Academy, 1983-1989
4
11
Princeton University, 1983-1989
4
12
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1981-1989
4
13
Smith College Museum of Art, 1985
4
14
Swain School of Design, William Crapo Gallery, 1981
4
15
University of California at San Diego, Stuart Collection, 1982
4
16
University of Colorado, Boulder, Conference on World Affairs, 1982-1983
4
17
University of Lowell, 1984
4
18
University of Wisconsin, 1972-1973
4
19
Virginia Commonwealth University, Anderson Gallery, 1981
4
20

1.1: Awards , 1978-1989

Description Container
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, 1980-1981
1
1
Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, 1989
1
2
Mayor's Award of Honor for Arts and Culture, 1981-1982
1
3
National Medal of Arts, 1989
1
4
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Award of American Art, 1984-1985
1
5
Phillips Academy, Distinguished Service Award, 1978
1
6
President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, 1983
1
7
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan Medal for Painting, 1978-1981
1
8

1.2: Dealers , 1966-1989, undated

Description Container
Ace Gallery and The Rockefeller Center Development Corporation (Douglas Christmas), 1977-1982, undated
1
9
André Emmerich Gallery, Inc., 1978, 1983
1
10
Blum-Helman Gallery, 1981, undated
1
11
BMW Gallery, 1986
1
12
Bonnier, Peder, undated
1
13
Brooke Alexander, Inc., 1979
1
14
CDS Gallery, 1983
1
15
Christie's, 1986
1
16
David Mirvish Gallery, 1974-1981
1
17
Diane Brown Gallery, 1986
1
18
Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, 1985
1
19
Feely, Leslie, 1989
1
20
Galerie Beyeler, 1982-1985
1
21
Galerie Daniel Templon, 1981-1993
1
22
Galerie Jamileh Weber, 1988-1989
1
23
Galerie Petersen, 1984
1
24
Galerie Würthle, 1984
1
25
Galerie Yves Arman, 1981
1
26
Gans, Lonny, 1980
1
27
Gemini G.E.L., 1967-1989, undated
1
28
Greenberg Gallery, 1985
1
29
Guild, Harvey, 1982
1
30
Hansen, Svend and Annette, 1981
1
31
Harcus Gallery, 1984
1
32
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1984-1988, undated
1
33
James Corcoran Gallery, 1988
1
34
Janie C. Lee Gallery, 1978, 1982
1
35
John Berggruen Gallery, 1977-1988
1
36
Knoedler Gallery, London, 1969-1985, undated
1
37
Lantz, David M., 1984
1
38
Leo Castelli, 1967-1989, undated
1
39
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, 1979-1982
1
40
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, 1983-1985
1
41
M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, 1986-1989
1
42
M. Knoedler Zürich AG, 1982-1984, undated
1
43
Marilyn Pearl Gallery, 1985
1
44
Modern Master Tapestries, Inc., 1967-1987
1
45
Nielsen Gallery, 1979
1
46
Pam Adler Gallery, 1984
1
47
Park International, Inc. (see also: Rubin, Larry), 1986
1
48
Petersburg Press, Ltd., 1977-1989, undated
1
49
Richard Gray Gallery, 1988
1
50
Richard Hines Gallery, 1980
1
51
Rubin, Larry (see also: M. Knoedler & Co., Inc.; Park International, Inc.), 1966-1989
1
52
Sebastian-Moore Gallery, 1980
1
53
Shaindy Fenton, Inc., 1983-1984
1
54
Sidney Janis Gallery, 1979
1
55
Sotheby's, 1984, 1986
1
56
Strelow, Hans, 1981-1989, undated
1
57
Theodore B. Donson, Ltd., 1985
1
58
Thomas Segal Gallery, 1981
1
59
Tyler Graphics Ltd., 1976-1989
1
60-62
Voland Art Gallery, undated
1
63
Waddington Galleries, Ltd., 1984-1989
1
64
Washburn Gallery, 1980
1
65
Xavier Fourcade, Inc., 1986
1
66
Young Hofmann Gallery, 1980-1981
1
67
Zabriskie Gallery, 1983-1984
1
68

1.3: Fan Mail , 1980-1989, undated

Description Container
General, 1980-1989, undated
1
69
Norton Lectures, Harvard University, 1983-1984
1
70

1.4: Institutions and Organizations , 1973-1989, undated

Description Container
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1979
2
1
American Academy in Rome, 1982-1987
2
2
ARC, The Society for the Arts, Religion and Contemporary Culture, 1980-1983
2
3
Architectural League of New York, 1980-1981
2
4
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian institution, 1980-1987
2
5
Art-in-Architecture Program, General Services Administration, 1978-1987
2
6
Art in Embassies Program, Department of State, 1978-1989
2
7
Art Sources, Inc., 1978
2
8
Artists Rights Society, Inc., 1988-1989
2
9
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Next Wave Festival, 1985
2
10
Center for International Contemporary Arts, 1989
2
11
College Art Association, 1978-1984, undated
2
12
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 1984
2
13
Ft. Worth Art Museum, 1977
2
14
Independent Curators Incorporated, 1982-1985
2
15
International Ausstellung Köln, 1980
2
16
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 1977-1984
2
17
Learning to Read Through the Arts Program, 1984
2
18
Massachusetts Medical Society, 1983
2
19
National Endowment for the Arts, 1982-1987
2
20
New Jersey Center for the Arts, 1988
2
21
Port Washington Public Library, 1983-1985, undated
2
22
Portland Center for the Visual Arts, 1973-1974
2
23
Resources for Artists with Disabilities, Inc., 1987-1988
2
24
Ronnie Peterson Memorial Foundation, 1979-1980, undated
2
25
Studio in a School Association, Inc., 1986-1989, undated
2
26
Vatican Judaica Exhibition in America, National Committee, 1987
2
27
Very Special Arts, 1987-1989
2
28
Yaddo, 1980
2
29

1.5: Legal , 1972-1991

Description Container
Garbage Ticket, 1982
2
30
Lawsuit, Lynn Factor v. Frank Stella, et al., 1975, undated
2
31
Lawsuit, Motors Insurance Corp. a/s/o Miles Tinsmith Roofing v. Harriet Stella (automobile accident), 1988-1991
2
32
Lawsuit, Stella vs. Mazoh, 1982
2
33
Miscellaneous, 1972-1989
2
34
Real Estate (Norman St. studio, Bridgeport, Conn.; 126 E. 13th St.), 1984, 1988
2
35
Speeding Tickets 1-3, 1981-1983
2
36
Speeding Ticket 4, Taghkanic, N.Y., 1982-1984
2
37
Speeding Ticket, Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., 1984-1985
2
38
Speeding Ticket, Dover Plains, N.Y., 1988
2
39
Speeding Ticket, E. Fishkill, N.Y., 1986-1987
2
40
Speeding Ticket, Millbrook, N.Y., 1986
2
41
Speeding Ticket, Millerton, N.Y., 1989-1990
2
42
Speeding Ticket, Mt. Vernon, N.Y., 1984-1985
2
43
Speeding Tickets, New York City, 1986-1990
2
44
Speeding Ticket, Vermont, 1985
2
45
Suspension of Drivers License, 1983-1988
2
46
Unauthorized Reproductions, 1978-1989
2
47

1.6: Miscellaneous , 1980-1986

Description Container
Daniel Goldreyer, Ltd., conservation Proposals for "Lunnawola II," "Grondo I," and "#25 Cieszowa II" (with photographs of damage), 1982
2
48
Nicaragua, 1980-1981
2
49
Poster Design for Attica; UNICEF; The Paris Review, 1974, 1984, 1986
2
50
The Prints of Frank Stella: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1967-1982, 1982
2
51

1.7: Permissions , 1981-1989

Description Container
Permissions for Reproduction, Publication, Recording, Broadcasting, A-Z, (2 folders; see also: Requests Denied-Publication Permissions), 1981-1989
2
52

1.8: Political , 1979-1989, undated

Description Container
Bill Bradley Senatorial Campaigns, 1984-1989, undated
2
53
Carter/Mondale Re-election Campaign, 1979-1982, undated
2
54
Edward M. Kennedy Senatorial Campaign, 1980
2
55
Edward J. Koch Mayoral Campaign, 1989
2
56
Ken Lipper for City Council President Campaign, 1984
2
57
Howard Metzenbaum Senatorial Campaigns, 1981-1987, undated
2
58
Walter Mondale Presidential Campaign, 1983
2
59

1.9: Projects Proposed but Not Executed , 1982-1984, undated

Description Container
Chicago Project/Donald Young Gallery, 1983
2
60
Equitable Building/David Whitney, 1984
2
61
Pittsburgh Subway, 1982-1983, undated
2
62
Sacramento Mall, undated
2
63

1.10: Requests Accepted , 1980-1989

Description Container
Autographs, 1984-1985
2
64
Books, Posters, Etc. for Fundraising, 1987-1989
2
65
Information about Paintings, 1980-1988
2
66
Interviews, 1982-1988
2
67
Meet Stella, 1984-1987
2
68
New York Times, 1986
2
69
Photographs, 1984
2
70
Students and Writers Requesting Information, 1984-1989
2
71

1.11: Requests Denied , 1976-1989, undated

Description Container
Art Donations, 1980-1988
3
1
Art for Fundraising, 1981-1989
3
2
Assistant/Apprentice Inquiries, 1981-1988
3
3
Autographs, 1976-1989, undated
3
4
Awards, 1980-1988
3
5
Book Proposals, 1978-1989
3
6
Collaboration Proposals, 1982-1989
3
7
Commissions, 1982-1989
3
8
Conservation, 1980-1988
3
9
Consulting, 1984-1989
3
10
Critique Work by Other Artists, 1978-1989, undated
3
11
Exhibition Proposals, 1977-1989
3
12
Film, Video, Television Proposals, 1981-1989
3
13
Financial Contributions, 1980-1989
3
14
Interviews, 1978-1988
3
15
Invitations, 1978-1989, undated
3
16-18
Juries, 1982-1989
3
19
Lectures, 1978-1989
3
20-21
Loans of Artwork, 1979-1988, undated
3
22
Meet Frank Stella/Tour Studio, 1978-1989, undated
3
23
Photographs, 1980-1988, undated
3
24
Publication/Reproduction Permissions, 1978-1989
3
25
Purchase Work by Stella, 1979-1989, undated
3
26
Students Wanting Help, 1978-1989, undated
3
27
Visiting Artist/Teaching Offers, 1978-1989
3
28
Writers Seeking Information, 1978-1989, undated
3
29
Writing by Stella, 1978-1989
3
30

1.12: Schools, Colleges and Universities , 1972-1989

Description Container
Barnard College, 1988-1989
4
1
Brandeis University, 1985-1988
4
2
Brown University, 1981, 1986
4
3
Brown University, Bell Gallery, 1980
4
4
Hampden-Sydney College, 1986
4
5
Harvard University, 1982-1984
4
6
Harvard University Press (contract for Working Space; see also: Series 3.1. Writings by Stella-Book, Working Space, Harvard University Press, Editorial Process), 1983, 1985
4
7
Merrick Educational Center, Sandi Goldman's Class, 1987-1988
4
8
New York University, New York Institute for the Humanities, 1984-1986
4
9
New York University, Society of Fellows, 1979-1983
4
10
Phillips Academy, 1983-1989
4
11
Princeton University, 1983-1989
4
12
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1981-1989
4
13
Smith College Museum of Art, 1985
4
14
Swain School of Design, William Crapo Gallery, 1981
4
15
University of California at San Diego, Stuart Collection, 1982
4
16
University of Colorado, Boulder, Conference on World Affairs, 1982-1983
4
17
University of Lowell, 1984
4
18
University of Wisconsin, 1972-1973
4
19
Virginia Commonwealth University, Anderson Gallery, 1981
4
20

Series 2: Princeton University , 1954-1958, undated
(Box 4; 0.25 linear feet)

Princeton University papers document Stella's undergraduate years and record both university and personal business.
Description Container
Course Materials, 1956-1958, undated
4
21
Papers and Related Notes, circa 1954-1958
4
22
Miscellaneous Notes, circa 1954-1958
4
23
Examinations, 1957, undated
4
24
Thesis Proposal, Notes and Draft, circa 1957-1958
4
25
Thesis, "Art in Western Christendom,", 1958
4
26
University Business, 1954-1958, undated
4
27
Personal Business, 1955-1958
4
28
Selective Service System, Student Deferment, 1956
4
29
Letters from Mom, Letter from Dad, 1955-1958, undated
4
30
Letters from Friends, 1955, 1957, undated
4
31
Pencil Drawings and Sketches (5 sheets), undated
4
32
Photographs of Student Work by Frank Stella, undated
4
33
Miscellaneous Printed Items, undated
4
34

Series 3: Writings , 1968-1993, undated
(Boxes 4 - 7; 2.3 linear feet)

This series is organized into two subseries:
  • 3.1: Writings By Stella, 1968-1993, undated
  • 3.2: Writings About Stella, 1978-1987, undated
3.1: Writings By Stella, 1968-1993, undated
Writings by Frank Stella consist of manuscripts for articles, talks and lectures. Included are manuscripts and notes for the series of six lectures delivered during his tenure as Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry, Harvard University, 1983-1984. Stella's Norton Lectures were published under the title Working Space by Harvard University in 1986; drafts, revisions, with correspondence relating to the editorial process are included. Among his notes are a notebook containing reminders, shopping lists, engagements, a few sketches and miscellaneous doodles; also, notes about materials, color, scale, and the Exotic Bird series; names, addresses, and phone numbers; mailing lists, invitation and guest lists.
DescriptionContainer
Article on Kandinsky (originally published in French as "Commentaire du tableau Complelxité simple-Ambiguité" in the Center Georges Pompidou Kandinsky exhibition catalog, and later incorporated into his Norton Lecture on Kandinsky), 1984
4
35
Article on Velázquez for the New York Times, 1989
4
36
Article, Complex Surfaces, 1993
4
37
Talk, "Surface and Scale," Art Institute of Chicago, 1968
4
38
Talk, "Painterly Painting Today," College Art Association, 1978
4
39
Norton Lectures, Harvard University, 1983-1984
"Caravaggio," Text Delivered October 13 and Copy Marked for Projector Operator, 1983
4
40
"Caravaggio" Drafts and Revisions, 1983
4
41-42
"Caravaggio" Text Delivered in San Antonio, Texas, March 18, 1984
4
43
"Madonna of the Rosary" Drafts and Revisions, 1983
4
44-49
"Madonna of the Rosary," Text Delivered, November 9, 1983
4
50
"Annibale Carracci" Drafts and Revisions, 1983
5
1-4
"Annibale Carracci" Text Delivered, December 6, 1983
5
5
"Picasso" Drafts and Revisions, 1984
5
6
"Picasso" Text Delivered February 6 and Copy Marked for Projector Operator, 1984
5
7
"A Common Complaint" Text Delivered, March 15, 1984
5
8
"A Common Complaint" Drafts and Revisions, 1984
5
9-10
"The Dutch Savannah," Drafts and Revisions, 1984
5
11
"The Dutch Savannah," Text Delivered, April 4, 1984
5
12
5
12
Miscellaneous Notes, undated
5
13-14
Illustration Ideas, undated
(color post cards and photograph)
5
15
Book, Working Space, 1982-1985, undated
Draft [texts of Norton Lectures], 1983-1984
5
16-17
Edited Manuscript, 1985
5
18
Edited Manuscript (incomplete), 1985
5
19
Galley, 1985
5
20
Foreword (not used), undated
5
21
Illustration Lists, undated
5
22
Harvard University Press, Editorial Process, (see also: Series 1.12: Harvard University Press), 1985-1987, undated
5
23
Notes, 1972-1977, undated
Notebook, May 1972-circa 1974
(mainly notes, addresses, engagements, shopping lists; contains a few sketches noting paintings seen, installation, and exhibition posters; also figure study, human and lion heads, and miscellaneous doodles)
5
24
Materials, Color, Scale, Exotic Bird Series, circa 1977
5
25
Miscellaneous Notes, undated
(things to do, list of lectures, itinerary, poster production procedures)
5
26
"Feudal Organization of Society" and "Gregory VII,", undated
(according to Harriet Stella, these are not class notes, but something Frank wrote when helping with his son's homework)
5
27
Names, Addresses, and Phone Numbers, undated
5
28
Mailing Lists, undated
5
29
Invitation/Guest Lists, 1983-1989, undated
5
30
Corrected Page Proofs, Master Set, 1986
6 (sol)
3.2: Writings About Stella, 1978-1987, undated
Writings about Frank Stella include manuscripts for articles, exhibition catalogs, and a gallery talk
DescriptionContainer
Articles
"Frank Stella: Estrella Fugoz de Deslumbrante Creatividad" by Edward L. Shaw, 1986
7
1
Article for The Christian Science Monitor by Christopher Bowden, undated
7
2
"Post-Painterly Abstraction" by William I. Homer, undated
7
3
Catalogs
Stella Since 1970 by Philip Leider, Fort Worth Art Museum, 1978
7
4-6
The Prints of Frank Stella: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1967-1982 by Richard H. Axsom, Introduction Corrected by Stella, 1982
7
7
The Prints of Frank Stella: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1967-1982 by Richard H. Axsom, Draft of Catalog Entries (incomplete), 1982
7
8
The Prints of Frank Stella: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1967-1982 by Richard H. Axsom, Edited Text of Catalog Entries
7
9-11
The Prints of Frank Stella: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1967-1982 by Richard H. Axsom, Exhibition Checklist and Bibliography, 1982
7
12
Frank Stella, Paintings 1958-1965: A Catalogue Raisonné by Lawrence Rubin, Manuscript with Corrections and Comments by Stella, 1986
7
13
Frank Stella, 1970-1987 by William S. Rubin, Museum of Modern Art, First Draft, 1986
7
14
Frank Stella, 1970-1987 by William S. Rubin, Museum of Modern Art, Edited Manuscript, 1987
7
15
Frank Stella, 1970-1987 by William S. Rubin, Museum of Modern Art, Checklist, Bibliography, Chronology, and Illustration List, 1987
7
16
Frank Stella, 1970-1987 by William S. Rubin, Museum of Modern Art, Galley Sheets, 1987
6 (sol)

3.1: Writings By Stella , 1968-1993, undated

Writings by Frank Stella consist of manuscripts for articles, talks and lectures. Included are manuscripts and notes for the series of six lectures delivered during his tenure as Charles Eliot Norton Professor of Poetry, Harvard University, 1983-1984. Stella's Norton Lectures were published under the title Working Space by Harvard University in 1986; drafts, revisions, with correspondence relating to the editorial process are included. Among his notes are a notebook containing reminders, shopping lists, engagements, a few sketches and miscellaneous doodles; also, notes about materials, color, scale, and the Exotic Bird series; names, addresses, and phone numbers; mailing lists, invitation and guest lists.
Description Container
Article on Kandinsky (originally published in French as "Commentaire du tableau Complelxité simple-Ambiguité" in the Center Georges Pompidou Kandinsky exhibition catalog, and later incorporated into his Norton Lecture on Kandinsky), 1984
4
35
Article on Velázquez for the New York Times, 1989
4
36
Article, Complex Surfaces, 1993
4
37
Talk, "Surface and Scale," Art Institute of Chicago, 1968
4
38
Talk, "Painterly Painting Today," College Art Association, 1978
4
39
Norton Lectures, Harvard University, 1983-1984
"Caravaggio," Text Delivered October 13 and Copy Marked for Projector Operator, 1983
4
40
"Caravaggio" Drafts and Revisions, 1983
4
41-42
"Caravaggio" Text Delivered in San Antonio, Texas, March 18, 1984
4
43
"Madonna of the Rosary" Drafts and Revisions, 1983
4
44-49
"Madonna of the Rosary," Text Delivered, November 9, 1983
4
50
"Annibale Carracci" Drafts and Revisions, 1983
5
1-4
"Annibale Carracci" Text Delivered, December 6, 1983
5
5
"Picasso" Drafts and Revisions, 1984
5
6
"Picasso" Text Delivered February 6 and Copy Marked for Projector Operator, 1984
5
7
"A Common Complaint" Text Delivered, March 15, 1984
5
8
"A Common Complaint" Drafts and Revisions, 1984
5
9-10
"The Dutch Savannah," Drafts and Revisions, 1984
5
11
"The Dutch Savannah," Text Delivered, April 4, 1984
5
12
5
12
Miscellaneous Notes, undated
5
13-14
Illustration Ideas, undated
(color post cards and photograph)
5
15
Book, Working Space, 1982-1985, undated
Draft [texts of Norton Lectures], 1983-1984
5
16-17
Edited Manuscript, 1985
5
18
Edited Manuscript (incomplete), 1985
5
19
Galley, 1985
5
20
Foreword (not used), undated
5
21
Illustration Lists, undated
5
22
Harvard University Press, Editorial Process, (see also: Series 1.12: Harvard University Press), 1985-1987, undated
5
23
Notes, 1972-1977, undated
Notebook, May 1972-circa 1974
(mainly notes, addresses, engagements, shopping lists; contains a few sketches noting paintings seen, installation, and exhibition posters; also figure study, human and lion heads, and miscellaneous doodles)
5
24
Materials, Color, Scale, Exotic Bird Series, circa 1977
5
25
Miscellaneous Notes, undated
(things to do, list of lectures, itinerary, poster production procedures)
5
26
"Feudal Organization of Society" and "Gregory VII,", undated
(according to Harriet Stella, these are not class notes, but something Frank wrote when helping with his son's homework)
5
27
Names, Addresses, and Phone Numbers, undated
5
28
Mailing Lists, undated
5
29
Invitation/Guest Lists, 1983-1989, undated
5
30
Corrected Page Proofs, Master Set, 1986
6 (sol)

3.2: Writings About Stella , 1978-1987, undated

Writings about Frank Stella include manuscripts for articles, exhibition catalogs, and a gallery talk
Description Container
Articles
"Frank Stella: Estrella Fugoz de Deslumbrante Creatividad" by Edward L. Shaw, 1986
7
1
Article for The Christian Science Monitor by Christopher Bowden, undated
7
2
"Post-Painterly Abstraction" by William I. Homer, undated
7
3
Catalogs
Stella Since 1970 by Philip Leider, Fort Worth Art Museum, 1978
7
4-6
The Prints of Frank Stella: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1967-1982 by Richard H. Axsom, Introduction Corrected by Stella, 1982
7
7
The Prints of Frank Stella: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1967-1982 by Richard H. Axsom, Draft of Catalog Entries (incomplete), 1982
7
8
The Prints of Frank Stella: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1967-1982 by Richard H. Axsom, Edited Text of Catalog Entries
7
9-11
The Prints of Frank Stella: A Catalogue Raisonné, 1967-1982 by Richard H. Axsom, Exhibition Checklist and Bibliography, 1982
7
12
Frank Stella, Paintings 1958-1965: A Catalogue Raisonné by Lawrence Rubin, Manuscript with Corrections and Comments by Stella, 1986
7
13
Frank Stella, 1970-1987 by William S. Rubin, Museum of Modern Art, First Draft, 1986
7
14
Frank Stella, 1970-1987 by William S. Rubin, Museum of Modern Art, Edited Manuscript, 1987
7
15
Frank Stella, 1970-1987 by William S. Rubin, Museum of Modern Art, Checklist, Bibliography, Chronology, and Illustration List, 1987
7
16
Frank Stella, 1970-1987 by William S. Rubin, Museum of Modern Art, Galley Sheets, 1987
6 (sol)

Series 4: Interview Transcripts , 1964-1993, undated
(Box 7; 0.25 linear feet)

Interview Transcripts represent published and unpublished interviews with Stella recorded for a variety of purposes. The interview with Philip Leider touches on many issues in contemporary art, and mentions Stella only briefly.
The transcripts are arranged chronologically.
Description Container
Interview with Frank Stella by Henry Geldzahler, 1964
7
17
"Tape Recorded Interview with Frank Stella," by Sidney Tillim for the Archives of American Art, 1969
7
18
"A Conversation with Frank Stella by Nancy E. Miller,", 1976
7
19
"Frank Stella-interview by Claude Gintz-October 25, 1979"
7
20
"Interview with Frank Stella Regarding the New Print Series 'Polar Coordinates for Ronnie Peterson,' in Basel, with Christian Geelhaar", May 10, 1980
7
21
"GEO Magazine Interview between Emile de Antonio and Frank Stella,", 1981
7
22
"Conversation at the Frank Stella Studio, New York City, between Frank Stella and Chris Cook with regard to his Upcoming Exhibition at the Addison Gallery, 15 September 1982"
7
23
"Frank Stella in Conversation with Pat Gilmour-New York, 26 September 1984"
7
24
Interview with Frank Stella by Friedhelm Mennekes, circa 1987
7
25
Interview with Frank Stella by Sumi Hayashi, 1991
7
26
Interview with Frank Stella by Denise Green, 1993
7
27
Interview with Frank Stella by Sam Posey, undated
7
28
"Interview with Frank Stella," by unidentified interviewer, undated
7
29
Interview with Philip Leider, Editor of Artforum, by Emile de Antonio, undated
(about Clement Greenberg's essay on easel painting, conceptual art, retrospective exhibitions, abstract artists and politics, Henry Geldzahler's exhibition, pop art, and criticism)
7
30

Series 5: Sketchbooks , 1956-1968, undated
(Box 8; 0.25 linear feet)

This series contains ten volumes of sketches in pencil, ink, and colored markers; two volumes contain related notes.
Description Container
Sketch Book, 1956-1957
(spiral bound)
8
1
Sketch Book, circa 1965
(pocket sketch book with notes on new paintings, color, shape)
8
2
Sketch Book, 1967?
(spiral bound)
8
3
Sketchbooks, 1968
(2 vols.; spiral bound)
8
4
Sketch Book, undated
(pocket sketch book with list of artists, notes on abstract composition)
8
5
Sketch Book, undated
(spiral bound)
8
6
Sketch Book, undated
(spiral bound)
8
7
Sketch Book, undated
(disbound spiral volume)
8
8
Sketch Book, undated
(perfect bound tablet)
8
9

Series 6: Registers and Inventories , 1959-1983, undated
(Box 8; 0.25 linear feet)

Among the Registers and Inventories are copies of records kept by dealers, as well as Stella's own records. Some of these files may have been compiled when The Prints of Frank Stella: A Catalogue Raisonné 1967-1982 by Richard H. Axsom and William S. Rubin's catalogs for Stella's two retrospective exhibitions at The Museum of Modern Art were being researched. Texts of these catalogs are among Writings (Series 3.2.2).
Description Container
Register of Paintings and Works in Mixed Media (#1-#455), 1959-1980
8
10
Register of Drawings (#D-1 - #D-101), 1959-1980
8
11
Stella Master Check Lists [of Prints], February 20, 1982 and April 22, 1982
8
12
Castillo and Mirish, Inventory, 1959-1971, undated
8
13
Larry Rubin/Park Arts, Inventory, and Sales Records, 1959-1973
8
14
Series Inventories (Brazilian Series, Circuits, Exotic Birds, Indian Birds, Polish Synagogues, Shards, and South African Mines), undated
8
15
Miscellaneous Notes and Lists Compiled or Collected by Stella, 1969-1983, undated
8
16

Series 7: Financial Records , 1972-1986
(Boxes 8 - 12 4.0 linear feet)

Banking records consist of statements and cancelled checks. Petty cash receipts document personal and business purchases and include routine expenses such as groceries and parking, as well as art supplies, travel and entertainment. Paid bills are for personal and professional expenses including supplies, fabrication charges, studio remodeling, rental of studio in Connecticut, shipping, and travel. Most are annotated with the date of payment and check number. Records regarding expenses incurred by Stella's race horses include veterinary bills, boarding and transportation charges, stud fees, racetrack entry fees and winnings.
  • 7.1: Banking, 1984-1986
  • 7.2: Paid Bills, 1972-1986
  • 7.3: Payroll, 1986
  • 7.4: Petty Cash, 1984-1986
  • 7.5: Race Horses, 1983-1985
7.1: Banking Records, 1984-1986
DescriptionContainer
Statements, 1984-1986
8
17-19
Debit Notices, 1984-1986
8
20-21
Credit Notices, 1984-1986
8
22
Deposits, 1984-1986
8
23-25
Check Stubs, 1984-1985
8
26-29
Check Stubs, 1984-1985
9
1-2
Cancelled Checks, 1983-1986
9
3-8
Cancelled Checks (Payroll), 1986
9
9
Statements, Debit Notices, Credit Notices, Deposits, Cancelled Checks, 1984-1986
9
10
7.2: Paid Bills, 1972-1986
DescriptionContainer
AA-AB, 1984-1986
9
11
Ace Hardware, 1984-1986
9
12-13
AD-American Airlines, 1985-1986
9
14
American Express, 1984-1986
9
15
American Lung Association-AR, 1985-1986
9
16
AT&T, 1984-1986
9
17
AU-BERL, 1984-1987
9
18
Berton Plastics, Inc., 1984-1986
9
19
BET-BR, 1984-1986
9
20
Bugayer, 1984-1986
9
21
BUX-CEN, 1984-1986
9
22
Ceramics, 1983-1985
9
23
CH-CitiBank, 1985-1986
9
24
CitiBank Visa, 1984-1986
9
25
Ken Cohen Photography, 1984-1985
9
26
COL-COM, 1985
10
1
Con Edison, 1984-1986
10
2
CONC-D, 1981-1986
10
3
E-FI, 1984-1986
10
4
Flying Tiger Lines, Inc., 1972-1976
10
5
FO-GOF, 1984-1986
10
6
Good Rush, Inc., 1983-1986
10
7
GR-GS, 1984-1986
10
8
Harvard Expenses, 1983-1984
10
9
Harvard Magazine-Harvard University Press, 1985-1986
10
10
Hertz, 1975-1986
10
11
HI-IND, 1983-1986
10
12
Insurance Premiums, 1984-1986
10
13
J-L, 1984-1986
10
14
M, 1983-1986
10
15
NA-NEW J..., 1984-1985
10
16
New York Central Art Supply, Inc., 1985-1986
10
17
New York City Parking Tickets, 1984-1986
10
18
New York Post, 1986
10
19
New York Telephone, 1983-1986
10
20-24
New York Times-NI, 1984-1986
10
25
Norman St., Bridgeport, CT, 1984-1986
10
26-28
O, 1983-1986
10
29
P, 1984-1986
10
30
R-SC, 1984-1986
10
31
Shipping, Packing and Storage, 1983-1986
10
32
SM-STA, 1982-1986
10
33
Stevdan Stationers, Inc., 1983-1986
11
1
STEVE-Swan Engraving Co., 1984-1986
11
2
Swan Laser Die Co., 1983-1986
11
3
SY-TAB, 1984-1985
11
4
Tallix, Inc., 1984-1986
11
5
TAN-TN, 1984-1986
11
6
Tompkins Tooling Industries, Inc. (10-A1-I), 1972-1973
11
7
Tompkins Tooling Industries, Inc. (10-A1-II), 1972-1976
11
8
TOR-TWE, 1985-1986
11
9
2x Construction Co., 1984-1986
11
10-11
U-Z, 1981-1986
11
12
7.3: Payroll, 1986
DescriptionContainer
Frank Stella Main, Frank Stella Special, Delahanty Stock Farm Inc., and Stock Blue Realty Corp. Payrolls, 1986
11
13
Payroll Taxes, 1986
11
14
7.4: Petty Cash, 1984-1986
DescriptionContainer
Receipts, 1984-1986
11
15-25
7.5: Race Horses, 1983-1985
DescriptionContainer
Bonita Farms, 1985
11
26
Brasil Stable, 1983-1985
11
27
Breezy Hill Farm, 1983-1985
12
1
Breffni Stud, 1983-1985
12
2
Bridlewood Farm, 1983-1985
12
3
Camac, R.W., 1985
12
4
Clermont Farms Ltd., 1984
12
5
Delahanty (see also: Stock Green Farm), 1985
12
6
Homeplace, 1984-1985
12
7
Magenta Stables, 1983-1985
12
8
Miscellaneous, 1983-1985
12
9
Nancy E. Dennis Racing Stables, 1985
12
10
Nuench, Felix, 1985
12
11
Sanchez, Juan, 1984-1985
12
12
Schmitt, William F., D.V.M., 1984-1985
12
13
Stock Green Farm (see also: Delahanty), 1983-1985
12
14
Track Account, 1984-1985
12
15

7.1: Banking Records , 1984-1986

Description Container
Statements, 1984-1986
8
17-19
Debit Notices, 1984-1986
8
20-21
Credit Notices, 1984-1986
8
22
Deposits, 1984-1986
8
23-25
Check Stubs, 1984-1985
8
26-29
Check Stubs, 1984-1985
9
1-2
Cancelled Checks, 1983-1986
9
3-8
Cancelled Checks (Payroll), 1986
9
9
Statements, Debit Notices, Credit Notices, Deposits, Cancelled Checks, 1984-1986
9
10

7.2: Paid Bills , 1972-1986

Description Container
AA-AB, 1984-1986
9
11
Ace Hardware, 1984-1986
9
12-13
AD-American Airlines, 1985-1986
9
14
American Express, 1984-1986
9
15
American Lung Association-AR, 1985-1986
9
16
AT&T, 1984-1986
9
17
AU-BERL, 1984-1987
9
18
Berton Plastics, Inc., 1984-1986
9
19
BET-BR, 1984-1986
9
20
Bugayer, 1984-1986
9
21
BUX-CEN, 1984-1986
9
22
Ceramics, 1983-1985
9
23
CH-CitiBank, 1985-1986
9
24
CitiBank Visa, 1984-1986
9
25
Ken Cohen Photography, 1984-1985
9
26
COL-COM, 1985
10
1
Con Edison, 1984-1986
10
2
CONC-D, 1981-1986
10
3
E-FI, 1984-1986
10
4
Flying Tiger Lines, Inc., 1972-1976
10
5
FO-GOF, 1984-1986
10
6
Good Rush, Inc., 1983-1986
10
7
GR-GS, 1984-1986
10
8
Harvard Expenses, 1983-1984
10
9
Harvard Magazine-Harvard University Press, 1985-1986
10
10
Hertz, 1975-1986
10
11
HI-IND, 1983-1986
10
12
Insurance Premiums, 1984-1986
10
13
J-L, 1984-1986
10
14
M, 1983-1986
10
15
NA-NEW J..., 1984-1985
10
16
New York Central Art Supply, Inc., 1985-1986
10
17
New York City Parking Tickets, 1984-1986
10
18
New York Post, 1986
10
19
New York Telephone, 1983-1986
10
20-24
New York Times-NI, 1984-1986
10
25
Norman St., Bridgeport, CT, 1984-1986
10
26-28
O, 1983-1986
10
29
P, 1984-1986
10
30
R-SC, 1984-1986
10
31
Shipping, Packing and Storage, 1983-1986
10
32
SM-STA, 1982-1986
10
33
Stevdan Stationers, Inc., 1983-1986
11
1
STEVE-Swan Engraving Co., 1984-1986
11
2
Swan Laser Die Co., 1983-1986
11
3
SY-TAB, 1984-1985
11
4
Tallix, Inc., 1984-1986
11
5
TAN-TN, 1984-1986
11
6
Tompkins Tooling Industries, Inc. (10-A1-I), 1972-1973
11
7
Tompkins Tooling Industries, Inc. (10-A1-II), 1972-1976
11
8
TOR-TWE, 1985-1986
11
9
2x Construction Co., 1984-1986
11
10-11
U-Z, 1981-1986
11
12

7.3: Payroll , 1986

Description Container
Frank Stella Main, Frank Stella Special, Delahanty Stock Farm Inc., and Stock Blue Realty Corp. Payrolls, 1986
11
13
Payroll Taxes, 1986
11
14

7.4: Petty Cash , 1984-1986

Description Container
Receipts, 1984-1986
11
15-25

7.5: Race Horses , 1983-1985

Description Container
Bonita Farms, 1985
11
26
Brasil Stable, 1983-1985
11
27
Breezy Hill Farm, 1983-1985
12
1
Breffni Stud, 1983-1985
12
2
Bridlewood Farm, 1983-1985
12
3
Camac, R.W., 1985
12
4
Clermont Farms Ltd., 1984
12
5
Delahanty (see also: Stock Green Farm), 1985
12
6
Homeplace, 1984-1985
12
7
Magenta Stables, 1983-1985
12
8
Miscellaneous, 1983-1985
12
9
Nancy E. Dennis Racing Stables, 1985
12
10
Nuench, Felix, 1985
12
11
Sanchez, Juan, 1984-1985
12
12
Schmitt, William F., D.V.M., 1984-1985
12
13
Stock Green Farm (see also: Delahanty), 1983-1985
12
14
Track Account, 1984-1985
12
15

Series 8: Printed Matter , 1957-1993, undated
(Boxes 12-13 and ov 14; 1.5 linear feet)

This series is organized into seven subseries:
  • 8.1: By Frank Stella, 1984-1989
  • 8.2: Announcements of Limited Edition Prints, 1979-1993, undated
  • 8.3: Articles, 1957-1991, undated
  • 8.4: Exhibition Catalogs, Inviations and Announcements, 1960-1993, undated
  • 8.5: Events with Stella Partiicpation, 1982-1988, undated
  • 8.6: Miscellaneous Items, 1958-1993, undated
  • 8.7: Oversize, 1984-1992
8.1: By Frank Stella, 1984-1989
DescriptionContainer
"An Artist's View of Prints" in Books and Prints, Past and Future: Papers Presented at the Grolier Club Centennial Convocation, 26-28 April 1984 (photocopy), 1984
12
16
"Commentaire du tableau Complexité simple-Ambiguité" in Kandisky, Album de l'exposition, Centre Georges Pompidou, 1984
12
17
Working Space: The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures 1983-84, 1986
12
18
"How Velázquez Seizes The Truth That Is Art," New York Times, October 1, 1989
12
19
8.2: Announcements of Limited Edition Prints, 1979-1993, undated
DescriptionContainer
Gemini G.E.L., undated
12
20
Petersburg Press, 1979-1980
12
21
Tyler Graphics, Ltd., 1975-1993
12
22
Miscellaneous, 1991
12
23
8.3: Articles, 1957-1991, undated
DescriptionContainer
Feature Articles about Stella and his Work (includes interviews), 1957-1991, undated
12
24
Articles Briefly Mentioning Stella or Containing Reproductions of his Work, 1979-1989, undated
12
25
Reviews of Exhibitions, 1981-1990
12
26
Reviews of Working Space; Advertisements and Notices, 1986-1988, undated
12
27
8.4: Exhibition Catalogs, Invitations and Announcements, 1960-1993, undated
DescriptionContainer
Solo Exhibitions, 1960-1988
12
28-33
Solo Exhibitions, 1989-1993, undated
13
1-2
Group Exhibitions, 1969-1992, undated
13
3-6
Miscellaneous Exhibitions with Stella on Jury or Committee, 1988-1989
13
7
8.5: Events with Stella Participation, 1982-1988, undated
DescriptionContainer
New Jersey Center for Visual Arts Printmaking Symposium, 1988
13
8
Miscellaneous, 1982-1983, undated
13
9
8.6: Miscellaneous Items, 1958-1993, undated
DescriptionContainer
Auction Notices, 1984, 1986
13
10
Awards Programs and Announcements, 1981-1993
13
11
Biographical Information (photocopies), 1958-circa 1988
13
12
Catalogs and Brochures of Public and Corporate Collections, 1979, undated
13
13
Gallery Ads, 1982-1988, undated
13
14
Invitations to Political Fund Raising Events Hosted by Stella, 1980-1987
13
15
Miscellaneous Publicity, 1976-1992, undated
13
16
Norton Lectures, Harvard University, 1983-1984
13
17
Picture Postcards of Ronnie Peterson and Hans Joachim Stuck, undated
13
18
Poem, "To Frank Stella of Flin Flon VI, 1970" in The Surveyor's Hand by Anne Cherner (photocopy), 1985
13
19
Reproductions (see also: Oversize), undated
13
20
8.7: Oversize, 1983-1992
DescriptionContainer
Exhibition Posters; Posters Designed by Stella for Events and Causes; Reproduction of The Tail, 1984-1992
14 (ov)

8.1: By Frank Stella , 1984-1989

Description Container
"An Artist's View of Prints" in Books and Prints, Past and Future: Papers Presented at the Grolier Club Centennial Convocation, 26-28 April 1984 (photocopy), 1984
12
16
"Commentaire du tableau Complexité simple-Ambiguité" in Kandisky, Album de l'exposition, Centre Georges Pompidou, 1984
12
17
Working Space: The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures 1983-84, 1986
12
18
"How Velázquez Seizes The Truth That Is Art," New York Times, October 1, 1989
12
19

8.2: Announcements of Limited Edition Prints , 1979-1993, undated

Description Container
Gemini G.E.L., undated
12
20
Petersburg Press, 1979-1980
12
21
Tyler Graphics, Ltd., 1975-1993
12
22
Miscellaneous, 1991
12
23

8.3: Articles , 1957-1991, undated

Description Container
Feature Articles about Stella and his Work (includes interviews), 1957-1991, undated
12
24
Articles Briefly Mentioning Stella or Containing Reproductions of his Work, 1979-1989, undated
12
25
Reviews of Exhibitions, 1981-1990
12
26
Reviews of Working Space; Advertisements and Notices, 1986-1988, undated
12
27

8.4: Exhibition Catalogs, Invitations and Announcements , 1960-1993, undated

Description Container
Solo Exhibitions, 1960-1988
12
28-33
Solo Exhibitions, 1989-1993, undated
13
1-2
Group Exhibitions, 1969-1992, undated
13
3-6
Miscellaneous Exhibitions with Stella on Jury or Committee, 1988-1989
13
7

8.5: Events with Stella Participation , 1982-1988, undated

Description Container
New Jersey Center for Visual Arts Printmaking Symposium, 1988
13
8
Miscellaneous, 1982-1983, undated
13
9

8.6: Miscellaneous Items , 1958-1993, undated

Description Container
Auction Notices, 1984, 1986
13
10
Awards Programs and Announcements, 1981-1993
13
11
Biographical Information (photocopies), 1958-circa 1988
13
12
Catalogs and Brochures of Public and Corporate Collections, 1979, undated
13
13
Gallery Ads, 1982-1988, undated
13
14
Invitations to Political Fund Raising Events Hosted by Stella, 1980-1987
13
15
Miscellaneous Publicity, 1976-1992, undated
13
16
Norton Lectures, Harvard University, 1983-1984
13
17
Picture Postcards of Ronnie Peterson and Hans Joachim Stuck, undated
13
18
Poem, "To Frank Stella of Flin Flon VI, 1970" in The Surveyor's Hand by Anne Cherner (photocopy), 1985
13
19
Reproductions (see also: Oversize), undated
13
20

8.7: Oversize , 1983-1992

Description Container
Exhibition Posters; Posters Designed by Stella for Events and Causes; Reproduction of The Tail, 1984-1992
14 (ov)

Series 9: Photographs , 1941-1989, undated
(Box 13; 0.25 linear feet)

Photographs are of people, exhibitions, works of art by Stella, places, and miscellaneous subjects. See also the Princeton University papers (Series 2) which include two photographs of a painting executed by Stella during his student days.
This series is organized into five subseries. Within each category, photographs are organized into the subjects indicated by the folder titles listed below. Each folder is arranged chronologically.
  • 9.1: People, 1941-1993, undated
  • 9.2: Exhibitions, 1982-1989
  • 9.3: Works of Art, undated
  • 9.4: Places, circa 1974
  • 9.5: Miscellaneous 1979-1986
9.1: People, 1941-1993, undated
DescriptionContainer
Frank Stella, 1941, 1988, undated
13
21
Frank Stella and Harriet McGurk in India; Frank Stella and Infant Son, 1977, undated
13
22
Frank and Harriet Stella with Jimmy Carter and Joan Mondale (inscribed by Carter), 1980
13
23
Frank Stella with Students, Studio in a School Association, Inc., circa 1988
13
24
Frank Stella with Japanese Hosts, 1991; Frank Stella in Korea, Delivering a Talk, 1993
13
25
Frank Stella and Fishing Companions, undated
13
26
Others (Joan Mondale at home with loan collection of contemporary paintings, circa 1980; Stella's son; Gabriella Henkel), circa 1980, undated
13
27
9.2: Exhibitions, 1984-1989
DescriptionContainer
Gallery Opening, Frank Stella: Neue Werke, Galerie Würthle, 1984
13
28
Installation Views, Frank Stella: New Work, M. Knoedler & Co., 1989
13
29
9.3: Works of Art, undated
DescriptionContainer
By Stella, 1983-1989, undated
13
30
By Stella (35-mm color slides and color transparency), 1985, undated
13
31
9.4: Places, circa 1974
DescriptionContainer
Tyler Graphics Ltd. Studio, circa 1974
13
32
9.5: Miscellaneous, 1979-1986
DescriptionContainer
Horses; The Lawrence Realization, Noisy When Hot, Belmont Park, N.Y., 1979, 1985
13
33
Metropolitan Museum of Art Banner Mimicking a Black Painting by Stella, 1986
13
34

9.1: People , 1941-1993, undated

Description Container
Frank Stella, 1941, 1988, undated
13
21
Frank Stella and Harriet McGurk in India; Frank Stella and Infant Son, 1977, undated
13
22
Frank and Harriet Stella with Jimmy Carter and Joan Mondale (inscribed by Carter), 1980
13
23
Frank Stella with Students, Studio in a School Association, Inc., circa 1988
13
24
Frank Stella with Japanese Hosts, 1991; Frank Stella in Korea, Delivering a Talk, 1993
13
25
Frank Stella and Fishing Companions, undated
13
26
Others (Joan Mondale at home with loan collection of contemporary paintings, circa 1980; Stella's son; Gabriella Henkel), circa 1980, undated
13
27

9.2: Exhibitions , 1984-1989

Description Container
Gallery Opening, Frank Stella: Neue Werke, Galerie Würthle, 1984
13
28
Installation Views, Frank Stella: New Work, M. Knoedler & Co., 1989
13
29

9.3: Works of Art , undated

Description Container
By Stella, 1983-1989, undated
13
30
By Stella (35-mm color slides and color transparency), 1985, undated
13
31

9.4: Places , circa 1974

Description Container
Tyler Graphics Ltd. Studio, circa 1974
13
32

9.5: Miscellaneous , 1979-1986

Description Container
Horses; The Lawrence Realization, Noisy When Hot, Belmont Park, N.Y., 1979, 1985
13
33
Metropolitan Museum of Art Banner Mimicking a Black Painting by Stella, 1986
13
34

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