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Lorrie Goulet papers, 1931-2009

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 11 series:

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1931-2009
0.5 Linear feet
Box 1, 11

Biographical materials include awards, resumes and biographical sketches, records regarding membership in the New York Artists Equity Association, scattered school records including a copy of a letter from Amee Vorhees, and a guestbook with photographs and a scrapbook commemorating Jose de Creeft.
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Award Files, 1960-1989
1
1
Biographical Sketches and Resumes, 2009
1
2
Membership File, New York Artists Equity Association, 2000s
1
3
School Records, 1931-1942
1
4-5
Jose de Creeft , 1970s-2007
Oversized material housed in Box 11, F1
1
6-7
Oversized Jose De Creeft Birthday Guestbook, from Box 1, Folder 6, 1969
11
1

Series 2: Correspondence , 1940s-2006
0.7 Linear feet
Box 1

Lorrie Goulet's correspondence is with galleries, friends and collectors. Notable correspondents include Jose de Creeft, Chaim and Renee Gross, Herbert and Dorothy Vogel, and Richard Anuszkiewicz. Some correspondence may be illustrated.
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Greeting, Holiday, and Post Cards, 1983-2006
1
8-9
General, 1940s
1
10-11
General, 1950s
1
12
General, 1960s
1
13-14
General, 1970s
1
15-20
General, 1980s
1
21-26
General, 1990s-2000s
1
27-29

Series 3: Writings and Notes , 1949-2002
0.6 Linear feet
Box 1-2

Writings by Lorrie Goulet include articles, lectures and talks, poetry, and journals. A writing entitled "Quadrations" describes Goulet's experiences creating sculpture. Goulet detailed the creation of the sculpture Enigma in three journal volumes dating from May to June of 2002. Also found is a manuscript of poems written by sculptors compiled by L. Lamis and a piece on Lorrie Goulet by Karl Lunde.
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Women, 1949-1987
1
31
Artist Statements, 1966
2
1
"Drawings and Poetry", 1971
2
2-4
"Green Serpentine Stone", 1971
2
5
Poetry, likely by Goulet, 1973-1985
2
6
Constantin Brancusi , 1976
2
7
Art and Teaching, 1970s-1980s
2
8
Jose de Creeft , 1984
2
9
"A String of Thoughts" (Poetry), 1980s, 2009
2
10
"Quadrations", 1988
2
11-13
Talk on Alice in Wonderland, 1993
2
14
Lecture East Lansing Arts Commission, 1998
2
15
Sculpture, circa 2000
2
16
Journals on Enigma Sculpture, 2002 May-June
2
17
"Poems or Poetic Expressions of Sculptors," Collected by L. Lamis, 1980s
2
18
"Lorrie Goulet," by Karl Lunde, 1987
2
19

Series 4: Interviews ,
0.3 Linear feet
Box 2

There are interview transcripts and recordings of interviews with Lorrie Goulet and with Lorrie Goulet and Jose de Creeft.
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Two interviews with Lorrie Goulet and Jose de Creeft, by Martin Duberman, 1967, 2001
1 cassette tape
2
20-21
with Lorrie Goulet, by Cathryn Davis, 1989
2
22
One interview with Lorrie Goulet and Jose de Creeft (1970) and one interview with Lorrie Goulet (2000), by Mary Emma Harris, 1970, 2001
1 cassette tape
Contains two interviews conducted by Mary Harris, one in 1970 recorded on cassette with no transcript and one in 2000 with a transcript but no recording.
2
23
with Lorrie Goulet, by Christopher Wright, 2002
1 Disc
2
24

Series 5: Exhibition Files , 1948-2008
3.1 Linear feet
Box 2-5

Extensive exhibition files span over fifty years of Goulet's exhibitions at museums and galleries across the U.S., including those at Kennedy Galleries, Carolyn Hill Gallery, and David Findlay Jr. Gallery. Extensive documentation is found for Lorrie Goulet: Fifty Years of Making Sculpture (1998) at the National Museum for Women in the Arts.
Some materials were compiled into binders by Lorrie Goulet which have been dismantled but remain in original order.
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General Correspondence, 1950-1967
2
25
General, The Contemporaries, 1959-1966
2
26
General, Kennedy Galleries, 1971-2001
2
27-30
Clay Club; Cheney Public Library, One Man Show, 1948-1955
3
1
The Contemporaries, One Man Show, 1959
3
2
The Contemporaries, One Man Show, 1962
3
3
The Contemporaries, One Man Show, 1966
3
4
Rye Library, One Man Show, 1966
3
5
Temple Emeth, Dimension 68, 1968-1969
3
6
The Contemporaries, One Man Show, 1968
3
7
The New School, Selections from Recent Works, 1968
3
8
Kennedy Galleries, Lorrie Goulet, 1971
3
9-10
Kennedy Galleries, Recent Sculpture by Lorrie Goulet, 1973
3
11-14
Kennedy Galleries, Sculpture by Lorrie Goulet, 1975
3
15-20
National Academy of Design, Annual Exhibit, 1977
4
1
Kennedy Galleries, Recent Sculpture by Lorrie Goulet, 1978
4
2-3
The Thirteen Collection, Televised Auction of Art and Antiques, 1979
4
4
Kennedy Galleries, Recent Sculpture by Lorrie Goulet, 1980
4
5-9
Carolyn Hill Gallery, Galaxy of Sculptures, 1988
4
10-12
Caldwell College, Lorrie Goulet, 1989
4
13
Carolyn Hill Gallery, Lorrie Goulet: New York, 1991
4
14
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Human Figure in American Sculpture: a Question of Modernity, 1995
4
15
Erie Art Museum, Revealed Forms, 1995
4
16
Meredith Long and Co., 1995
4
17
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Lorrie Goulet: Fifty Years of Making Sculpture, 1998
4
18-20
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Lorrie Goulet: Fifty Years of Making Sculpture, 1998
5
1-4
Art Students League, Class Show, 1998
5
5-7
Black Mountain College, 2000
5
8
Harmon-Meek Gallery, Lorrie Goulet, 2000
5
9
Natural Sculpture Society, Sculpture from New Yorkers' Studios, 2001
5
10
David Findlay Jr. Gallery, Recent Sculpture of Lorrie Goulet, 2001-2002
5
11
Black Mountain College, De Creeft and Goulet, 2001-2003
5
12
Art Students League, Process, 2003
5
13-14
David Findlay Jr. Gallery, Lorrie Goulet: Recent Work, 2004
5
15-16
David Findlay Jr. Gallery, Lorrie Goulet: Recent Work, 2005
5
17
David Findlay Jr. Gallery, Lorrie Goulet: Sixty Years of Sculpting, 2007
5
18-19
David Findlay Jr. Gallery, 8 Women, 2007
5
20
David Findlay Jr. Gallery, Lorrie Goulet, 2008
5
21

Series 6: Project and Commission Files , 1950s-2007
0.8 Linear feet
Box 6, 12

Commission files are found for Lorrie Goulet's public sculpture throughout New York City, her bust of King Juan Carlos I of Spain, and the television show Around the Corner, which aired from 1964 to 1968.
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Around the Corner, CBS , 1964-1968
Oversized material housed in Box 12, F1
6
1-22
General, New York City, New York , 1950s-1970s
6
23
New York Public Library, 173rd St. Branch, Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY, 1957-1958
6
24
Nurse's Residence and School, Bronx Municipal Hospital, New York, circa 1959-circa 1961
Oversized material housed in Box 12, F3
6
25
48th Precinct Station House and Fire House, Bronx, New York, 1966-1971
Oversized material housed in Box 12, F2
6
26
Girl Scout Trefoil, Rye, New York, circa 1960s
6
27
Public Works Commission, 1970s
6
28
Bust of King Juan Carlos I of Spain, 1970s-2007
6
29
Oversized Project Files, from Box 6, Folders 22, 25, and 26, 1960s
12
1-3

Series 7: Teaching Files , 1958-2000
0.2 Linear feet
Box 6

Scattered teaching files are found for Goulet's positions at the Art Students League, the Museum of Modern Art, and the New School for Social Research.
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Art Students League, 1987-2000
6
30
Museum of Modern Art, The People's Art Center , 1958-1964
6
31-32
New School for Social Research, 1961-1976
6
33-37
Scarsdale Studio Workshop, 1958
6
38
Former Students' Exhibitions, 1970s
6
39

Series 8: Personal Business Records , 1969-1990s
2 Folders
Box 6

Found are scattered bills and receipts for works of art by Lorrie Goulet and Jose de Creeft. Also found is a folder of business cards, price lists and some correspondence from art agent Anna Beck Nalle.
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Anna Beck Nalle, 1990s
6
40
Bills and Receipts, 1969
6
41

Series 9: Printed Material , 1940s-1999
1.1 Linear feet
Box 7-8

Printed materials include clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs for Goulet's shows and for others, issues of magazines which may include articles about Goulet, and a videocassette about de Creeft's sculpture Alice in Wonderland which was narrated by Goulet. Most of the clippings concern Goulet, her work, and exhibitions.
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Black Mountain College, 1940s
7
1
Clippings, 1948-1999
7
2-5
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, 1940s-1970s
7
6-20
Magazines and Periodicals, 1957-1978
7
21-22
Alice in Wonderland, circa 1970
1 videocassettes (vhs)
8
1

Series 10: Photographs , 1930s-2008
2.3 Linear feet
Box 8-11

Photographs are of Goulet, travel, colleagues, and of works of art. Eleven photo albums are mostly personal in nature and depict Goulet, de Creeft, and many friends and family at celebrations and events. Some images of Goulet depict her working in her studio.
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Photo Album 1, 1930s-1990s
Goulet and de Creeft at events and sculpture
8
2
Photo Album 2, circa 1940-2000
Goulet in studio, Art Students League opening for Jose de Creeft, birthday party
8
3
Photo Album 2, circa 1940-2000
Goulet in studio, Art Students League opening for Jose de Creeft, birthday party
8
4
Photo Album 3, 1946-1972
Lorrie Goulet with art and portraits
8
5
Photo Album 4, 1950s-1970s
Lorrie Goulet in her studio and photos of works of art
8
6
Photo Album 5, 1970s
Events, dinners, and birthday parties; Lorrie Goulet in her studio
8
7
Photo Album 6, 1981-1990
Parties and events
8
8
Photo Album 7, 1983
Parties and events
8
9
Photo Album 8, 1983
Events and parties
8
10
Photo Album 9, 1984
Goulet's studio, Hoosick Falls, NY; Family visits and birthday parties
8
11
Photo Album 10, 1985
Lorrie Goulet's birthday party
9
1
Lorrie Goulet, 1970s-1990
9
2
Lorrie Goulet with Family, Friends, and Colleagues, 1980
9
3-4
Works of Art, 1950s-1990s
9
5-16
Slides of Works of Art, 1948-2008
9
17
Slides of Works of Art, 1948-2008
10
1-5
Transparencies of Works of Art, circa 1960
10
6
Oversized Photo Album 11, 1980s
Lorrie Goulet with her sculpture in progress
11
2

Series 11: Artwork , 1955-1956
0.1 Linear feet
Box 10

Lorrie Goulet's scattered pencil sketches are of her studio. Another sketch is of Goulet signed by "Zorach".
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Sketches of Studio, by Lorrie Goulet, 1956
10
7
Sketch of Lorrie Goulet, by Zorach, 1955
10
8

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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