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Joan Kron papers, 1959-1971

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 2 series:

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Series 1: Arts Council of the YM/YWHA of Philadelphia , 1959-1971
0.6 Linear feet
Box 1-2, OV 3

Correspondence, notes and writings, clippings, miscellaneous printed material, photographs, and one video reel (1/2 in.) documenting the general operation of the Arts Council of the YM/YWHA and the organization's exhibitions Art 1963/ A New Vocabulary in 1962 and Museum of Merchandise in 1967.
Description Container Select
Procedures Manual, undated
1
1
Statements of Purpose, 1962-1965
1
2
Minutes of Meetings, 1962-1966
1
3
Typescript "Basis for Public Relations Decisions" by Joan Kron, 1965
1
4
Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1959-1960, undated
1
5
Miscellaneous Clippings, 1965-1967, undated
1
6
Miscellaneous Announcements for Events, 1961-1971, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 2 and OV 3)
1
7
Miscellaneous Brochures, 1959-1967, undated
1
8
Exhibition Art 1963/ A New Vocabulary: Correspondence, 1962-1963
1
9
Exhibition Art 1963/ A New Vocabulary: Miscellaneous Notes, undated
1
10
Exhibition Art 1963/ A New Vocabulary: Typescript "Dictionary Suggestions" by Billy Klüver, undated
1
11
Exhibition Art 1963/ A New Vocabulary: Typescript "Chicken: A Happening" by an Unidentified Author, 1962
1
12
Exhibition Art 1963/ A New Vocabulary: Scrapbook of Clippings, 1960-1962
(4 folders)
1
13-16
Exhibition Art 1963/ A New Vocabulary: Miscellaneous Clippings, 1962
1
17
Exhibition Art 1963/ A New Vocabulary: Miscellaneous Clippings, 1963
1
18
Exhibition Art 1963/ A New Vocabulary: Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1962-1963
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 2)
1
19
Exhibition Art 1963/ A New Vocabulary: Photographs, undated
1
20
Exhibition Museum of Merchandise: Correspondence, 1967
1
21
Exhibition Museum of Merchandise: Financial Records, 1967
1
22
Exhibition Museum of Merchandise: Miscellaneous Notes, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 2)
1
23
Exhibition Museum of Merchandise: Art Work by Geoffrey Hendricks and Ray Johnson, 1966, undated
1
24
Exhibition Museum of Merchandise: Clippings, undated
1
25
Exhibition Museum of Merchandise: Clippings, 1967
(5 folders)
1
26-30
Exhibition Museum of Merchandise: Press Releases, 1967
1
31
Exhibition Museum of Merchandise: Posters, 1967
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 2)
1
32
Exhibition Museum of Merchandise: Photographs, 1967, undated
(2 folders)
1
33-34
Exhibition Museum of Merchandise: Kron's Appearance on The Tonight Show, from Nam Jun Paik, 1967
(1 video reel: 1/2 in.)
1
35
Oversized Posters Announcing Miscellaneous Events, 1962-1963, undated,
(from Box 1, Folder 7)
2
1
Oversized Posters Concerning the Exhibition Art 1963/A New Vocabulary, 1962,
(from Box 1, Folder 19)
2
2
Oversized Designs for Advertisements for the Exhibition Museum of Merchandise, undated,
from Box 1, Folder 23
2
2
Oversized Posters Announcing Miscellaneous Events, 1960-1961, undated,
(from Box 1, Folder 7)
OV 3
Oversized Posters for the Exhibition Museum of Merchandise, 1967,
(from Box 1, Folder 32)
OV 3

Series 2: Beautiful Bag and Box Co. , 1963-1969
0.8 Linear feet
Box 1-2

Correspondence, financial records, notes and writings, clippings, miscellaneous printed material, and photographs concerning the general operation and projects/products of the company, including Art Museum Store, Temporary Tattoos, Durable Dishes, Eat Pin possibly designed by Robert Indiana, Art on Billboards, and Stunning Stationery. The file for Eat Pin project contains a photograph of Kron and Sabol. The file for the Art on Billboards project contains postcards from Allan Kaprow and Jim Dine, a photograph of Edwin and Audrey Sabol on a motorcycle posing in front of a billboard designed by Roy Lichtenstein, and a radio program Hey, Look at That on one sound tape reel containing comments about billboards by Kron, Roy Lichtenstein, and others.
The radio program has been digitized for research access.
Description Container Select
Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1963-1964
1
36
Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1965-1967
1
37
Ledger of Sales and Deposits, 1963-1965
1
38
Income Tax Records, 1963
1
39
Income Tax Records, 1964
1
40
Income Tax Records, 1965
1
41
Income Tax Records, 1966
1
42
Income Tax Records, 1967
1
43
Income Tax Records, 1969
1
44
Miscellaneous Invoices, 1963-1965
1
45
Miscellaneous Invoices, 1966
1
46
Miscellaneous Invoices, 1967
1
47
Miscellaneous Notes and Writings, 1964-1967, undated
1
48
Miscellaneous Designs, undated
1
49
Miscellaneous Clippings, 1963-1968
1
50
Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1965-1967, undated
1
51
Miscellaneous Photographs, 1965, undated
(2 folders)
1
52-53
Project Art Museum Store, 1964
1
54
Project Temporary Tattoos: Correspondence, 1965
1
55
Project Temporary Tattoos: Correspondence, 1966
(2 folders)
1
56-57
Project Temporary Tattoos: Notes, 1965-1966
(2 folders)
1
58-59
Project Temporary Tattoos: Clippings, 1965-1966
1
60
Project Durable Dishes (Designed by Roy Lichtenstein): Correspondence, 1966-1967
1
61
Project Durable Dishes (Designed by Roy Lichtenstein): Financial Records, 1966
1
62
Project Durable Dishes (Designed by Roy Lichtenstein): Miscellaneous Notes, undated
1
63
Project Durable Dishes (Designed by Roy Lichtenstein): Clippings, 1965-1968
1
64
Project Durable Dishes (Designed by Roy Lichtenstein): Brochures, undated
1
65
Project Durable Dishes (Designed by Roy Lichtenstein): Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1966-1967, undated
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 2)
1
66
Project Durable Dishes (Designed by Roy Lichtenstein): Photographs, undated
1
67
Project Eat Pin: Correspondence, 1965
(3 folders)
1
68-70
Project Eat Pin: Correspondence, 1966-1967
1
71
Project Eat Pin: Miscellaneous Invoices, 1965-1966
1
72
Project Eat Pin: Miscellaneous Notes, 1965-1967
1
73
Project Eat Pin: Miscellaneous Designs, undated
1
74
Project Eat Pin: Clippings, 1965, undated
1
75
Project Eat Pin: Catalogs for Miniature Batteries, undated
1
76
Project Eat Pin: Catalogs for Miniature Light Bulbs, 1964, undated
1
77
Project Eat Pin: Photographs, 1965-1967
1
78
Project Eat Pin: Miniature Light Bulbs, undated
1
79
Project Art on Billboards: Correspondence, 1966-1967
1
80
Project Art on Billboards: Press Releases, 1967
1
81
Project Art on Billboards: Miscellaneous Notes, 1965-1967
1
82
Project Art on Billboards: Clippings, 1967-1968
1
83
Project Art on Billboards: Photographs, 1967, undated
1
84
Project Art on Billboards: Radio Program Hey, Look at That, 1967
(1 original sound tape reel, 1 duplicate sound disc: CD)
1
85
Project Stunning Stationery: Letters and Invoices, 1967
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 2)
1
86
Project Stunning Stationery: Miscellaneous Notes, undated
1
87
Project Stunning Stationery: Miscellaneous Designs, undated
1
88
Project Stunning Stationery: Clippings and Brochure, 1968, undated
1
89
Project Stunning Stationery: Samples of Stationery, undated
1
90
Oversized Galley Proofs for the Project Durable Dishes (Designed by Roy Lichtenstein), 1967,
(from Box 1, Folder 66)
2
3
Oversized Letters Concerning the Project Stunning Stationery, 1967,
(from Box 1, Folder 86)
2
3

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.
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