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A Finding Aid to the Mark Green papers, 1954-1991, bulk 1954-1978 | Digitized Collection

Mark Green papers, 1954-1991, bulk 1954-1978

Green, Mark, 1932-

Photographer, Author

This site provides access to the papers of Mark Green in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2010. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 805 images.

Collection Information

Size: 1.1 linear feet

Summary: The papers of San Francisco Beat photographer, journalist, and poet Mark Green consist of biographical information, correspondence, exhibition files, printed materials, scattered writings, and photographs. Photographs by Mark Green are of notable figures and places in the Beat movement, including Allen Ginsberg, Robert Rauschenberg, and Clyfford Still, as well as photographs by others of Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Mark Green, and Jack Kerouac, among others.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mark L. Green (1932-2004) was a photographer and writer from San Francisco, California. Established the Nanny Goat Hill Gallery, 1972-1974, in San Francisco, California. Organizer of a retrospective exhibition of underground arts entitled "The Rolling Renaissance, 1945-1968."

Provenance

Mark Green donated his papers in 1974, 1976, 1979, and 1991.

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