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John F. Turner research material on Howard Finster, circa 1928-2015, bulk dates 1978-1990

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Series 5: Howard Finster Files and Sound and Video Recordings , circa 1970-2001
1.6 Linear Feet
Boxes, 3-5, OV 9, 11

This series consists of primary source materials created by Howard Finster files. There are handwritten notes, exhibitions files, drawings, a ledger, posters, and album cover designs. The bulk of the series consists of video cassette recordings related to exhibitions and sound recordings of Finster talking at public events, delivering sermons, and private talks.
Description Container
Writings by Howard Finster
Handwritten Notes, circa 1980-circa 1990
3
21
Typed Notes, circa 1989
3
22
"Inventions List", circa 1980-circa 1989
3
23
Lists of Artists, circa 1980-circa 1990
3
24
Clippings of Newspaper Columns Written by Howard Finster, circa 1980-circa 2000
3
25
Exhibitions
Missing Pieces: Georgia Folk Art, 1770-1976 (1976), circa 1976
Includes 1 sound cassette
3
26
Braunstein Gallery - Howard Finster Exhibition (1981), 1981
1 videocassettes (u-matic)
Howard Finster exhibition opening, in which Finster discusses his work on the occasion of his one-man show at the Braunstein Gallery in San Francisco, California, April 1981 (23 min.)
3
27
East Main Gallery - Sermons in Paint (1984), 1984
1 videocassettes (vhs)
3
28
Exhibitions
"Howard at Lehigh", circa 1987
1 videocassettes (vhs)
4
1
"Finster on Finster Retrospective", circa 1988
1 sound cassette
4
2
Personal Business Records
Personal Accounts Ledger, circa 1973
4
3
Price List of Artwork, 1994
4
4
Artwork
Album Cover for R.E.M., 1984
4
5
Album Cover for Talking Heads And She Was, 1985
4
6
Drawings and Sketches, circa 1975-circa 1990
4
7
Posters, 1981-circa 1986
4
8
Reproductions and Photocopies of Artwork, circa 1989-2001
4
9
"Source Materials", circa 1970-circa 1990
4
10
"Souvenir Prints" and Postcards, circa 1980-circa 1990
4
11
Speaking Engagements
University of Georgia Lecture, 1976
2 sound cassettes
4
12
"Just a Little Tack" and "A Portion of a Sermon", 1979
1 sound discs (vinyl)
4
13
Sermons, 1979-1984
4 sound cassettes
4
14
"Finster Gives Public Talk", circa 1980-circa 1989
1 sound cassette
4
15
Howard Finster Recordings
"To John Turner from Howard Finster" Recordings, circa 1981-circa 1983
5 sound cassettes
recordings created by Howard Finster
4
16
Assorted Recordings of Howard Finster, circa 1980-circa 1989
15 sound cassettes
Recordings of Howard Finster talking about his life and various subjects
4
17-19
"Howard Finster Fellowship", circa 1982
2 sound cassettes
Recordings might be about receiving NEA fellowship
4
20
"Howard Finster at Mountain Lake, VA", 1985
1 videocassettes (vhs)
4
21
San Jose Travel, circa 1980-circa 1989
3 sound cassettes
4
22
Video Compilation, circa 1980-circa 1989
1 videocassettes (vhs)
Possibly recordings of Howard Finster at various locations and events
4
23
Howard Finster Recordings
"Shaking Ray Levis", circa 1987
1 sound cassette
might be a record of Howard Finster performing with the Shaking Ray Levis
5
1
Oversized R.E.M. Album Cover from Box 4, Folder 5, 1984
OV 9
Oversized Talking Heads Album Cover from Box 4, Folder 6, 1985
1 sound discs (vinyl)
OV 9
Oversized Posters from Box 4, Folder 8, 1981-circa 1986
OV 11

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