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Juan Sánchez papers, circa 1972-2010

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as three series.

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Series 1: Professional Files , circa 1974-2010
0.5 Linear feet
Box 1, OV 10

The series contains correspondence with colleagues, students, and admirers of Sánchez's artwork; a video recording of an interview with Sánchez conducted by James Johnson for the University of Colorado at Boulder; research material and project statements for the Louis Armstrong mural by Sánchez; and proposals for projects such as "Guariquén." Also included are three video recordings of an unidentified project/s depicting Sánchez with his mother, Cooper Union, and street scenes.
Description Container Select
Correspondence, 1977-2010
Includes a copy of Cable, Cooper Union's 1977 yearbook.
1
1
Correspondence, 1992
Correspondence is from Shannon Little to Sánchez and is written along the edge of a large painted board.
10
Interview, "What Follows... Juan Sanchez", 1988
1 videocassettes (u-matic)
Includes transcript
The recording is of an interview with Sánchez conducted by James Johnson for the University of Colorado at Boulder.
1
2
Louis Armstrong Mural, circa 1987
Includes research material and program statements.
1
3
Proposals, 1985
Includes a proposal for an exhibition titled "Guariquén."
1
4
Video Project, circa 1974
3 videoreels (1/2 inch)
The recordings include footage of a street and Cooper Union. Another recording of Sánchez with his mother also includes a handwritten scene outline.
1
5-6

Series 2: Printed Materials , circa 1972-2009
4 Linear feet
Boxes 1-5, OVs 7, 10

The series includes brochures and programs for various organizations and events, exhibition announcements and catalogs, flyers, invitations, magazines and journals, newsletters, press releases, and posters relating to Sánchez, other artists, and Puerto Rican issues. Books and booklets contain a bound book of photocopied poems titled "Rican Structions."
Description Container Select
Books and Booklets, circa 1983-circa 2003
Folder 7 contains a bound book of photocopied poems titled "Rican Structions."
1
7-13
Brochures and Programs, circa 1972-2009
2
1-5
Clippings, circa 1981
5
1
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1982-circa 2005
2
6-13
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1982-circa 2005
3
1
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1982-circa 2005
3
2
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1982-circa 2005
3
3
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1982-circa 2005
3
4
Exhibition Catalogs and Press, circa 1982-circa 1998
3
5
Exhibition Announcements and Invitations, 1982-1989
3
6
Exhibition Announcements and Invitations, 1990-1999
3
7
Exhibition Announcements and Invitations, 2000-2010
3
8
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, circa 1982-circa 2005
7
1
Exhibition, Wall Description, circa 2003
3
9
Flyers, circa 1978-1998
3
10
Miscellaneous Invitations, 1979-2000
3
11
Magazines and Journals, 1977-circa 2006
3
12-15
Magazines and Journals, 1977-circa 2006
4
1-8
Magazines and Journals, 1977-circa 2006
5
2
Newsletters, circa 1982-2006
4
9-10
Press Releases, 1982-2008
4
11
Posters, circa 1980-2007
5
1
Posters, circa 1980-2007
7
2
Posters, circa 1980-2007
10

Series 3: Artwork , 1986-2007
0.9 Linear feet
Boxes 4-6, OVs 8-9

Artwork consists of mock-ups for an album cover, art installations, face painting, murals, and subway design. Also included is a calendar of prints and Hybrid Flor, a print by Sánchez.
Description Container Select
Mock-up, Album Cover, 1987
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3
Mock-ups, Art Installations and Posters, 1994-2007
9
Mock-up, Face Painting Designs, circa 2000
4
12
Mock-up, Mural, 2005
8
Mock-up, Puerto Rican Theatre Mural, 1986
6
Mock-up, Subway Design, 1994-1996
5
6
Prints, Calendar, 1991
5
4
Prints, Hybrid Flor, 1997
Includes certificate of authenticity.
5
5

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.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.