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Jan Butterfield papers, 1950-1997

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Series 4: Personal Business Records , 1967-1996
1.1 Linear feet
Boxes 10-11, OV 17-19

This series contains records relating to Butterfield's sale and appraisal of artworks, correspondence relating to her writing and publicity work for artists, other records relating to her career including detailed resumes, and a few personal records relating to her family, friends, finances and health. Also found is 1 sound cassette from Butterfield's answering machine containing incoming messages and some phone conversations from the early 1980s.
Correspondence files also contain many enclosures, including contracts, postcards, photographs of works of art, and printed materials. The file on the Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Commission contains extensive writings and other documentation relating to the sculptor George Herms, the subject of an exhibition at the municipal art gallery, Barnsdall Park.
A copy of the periodical
The Journal of Art
, which has records in this series, is found in series 5, Printed Materials. Additional press releases are also foundin seris 5, Printed Materials.
Description Container Select
Art Sales and Loans
Price Lists, 1990-1999
10
14
John Natsoulas Gallery, 1993
10
15
Sam Francis, 1984-1994
10
16-18
Santa Monica Auctions, 1993
10
19
Authentication of Gauguin's
Vue du Port du Martinique
, 1995
10
20
Business License,
The Journal of Art
, 1989
10
21
Correspondence
Outgoing, 1988-1995
10
22
Personal, circa 1970, 1979
10
23
Miscellaneous Business, 1992-1994
10
24
Archives of American Art, 1991
10
25
AICA (Association Internationale des Critiques d'Art), 1991
10
26
Christina Chalmers, 1992
10
27
Janet Disraeli, 1991
10
28
Tom Eatherton, 1967-1981
10
29
Venessa Falgoust, 1990-1991
10
30
Walter Hopps and Elizabeth Shepherd, 1988
10
31
Eric Johnson, circa 1994-1996
Includes 2 videocassettes (VHS) contianing studio footage.
10
32
David Jones, 1987-1993
10
33
Los Angeles Cultural Commission regarding George Herms Exhibition, 1992
10
34
Eric Orr, 1983-1991
10
35
Stuart Collection, University of California San Diego, 1986
10
36
Calvin Tomkins, 1992
10
37
Bill Witherspoon, 1990-1992
10
38
Financial Records
Personal, 1992-1994
11
1
Professional, 1994
11
2
Job Search, 1990-1994
11
3-7
Notes, circa 1983-1994
Oversized material moved to Box 18.
11
8
Press Releases
Death of Richard Brown, Kimball Art Museum, 1979
Oversized material moved to Box 17.
11
9
Henry Hopkins, 1970
11
10
Résumés and CVs
Jan Butterfield, 1980-1994
11
11
Henry Hopkins, circa 1974
11
12
Telephone Messages, circa 1981
1 sound cassette
11
13
Unidentified Technical Drawing, circa 1970-1990
Oversized material moved to Box 19.
11
14
Oversized Personal Business Records, Press Releases, Death of Richard Brown
Oversized material from Box 11, folder 9.
17
Oversized Personal Business Records, Notes
18
Oversized Personal Business Records, Unidentified Technical Drawing
Oversized material from Box 11, folder 14.
19

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