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Michael Mazur papers, circa 1936-2016

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 11 series.

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Series 1:Biographical Information, circa 1953-2006
0.5 Linear feet
Boxes 1, 21

Biographical materials include documents related to Mazur's early education and development as an artist including trips to Europe, as well as biographies, degrees and awards, with some in digital formats.
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Yearbook, Horace Mann School, 1953
1
1
Horace Mann School Class of '53 Contacts, 2003
0.001 Gigabytes
1 computer file
ER001
Commencement Program and Diploma, Horace Mann School, 1953
1
2
Strong Vocational Interest Test (Results), circa 1953
1
3
Travel Documents and Planner, European Trip (Summer 1956), circa 1956
1
4
University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Undergraduate), circa 1956-1960
1
5
University of Massachusetts, Amherst Diploma, circa 1960
21
1
Résumé, CV, circa 1960s-2002
1
6-8
Narrative Biography, circa 1964-1990
1
9
Biographies and CV, Digital, 2000-2005
0.013 Gigabytes
13 computer files
ER002
Massachusetts Council of Arts and Humanities, Certificates, 1978, 1981
21
2
Who's Who in America, The World, 1980, 1981
1
10
Awards and Certificates, circa 1974-2005
1
11
Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree, College of Creative Studies, Detroit, 2006
21
3
Leases and Deeds, 1964-1985
1
12
Driver's License (MA), circa 1990s
1
13
Daily Planner, 1976-1977
1
14
Daily Planner, 1980-1981
1
15
Trip to China (May 1987), circa 1986-1987
1
16

Series 2:Correspondence , circa 1940-2011
3.8 Linear feet
Boxes 1-4, 21, OV23

The Correspondence series is primarily professional in nature with institutions and fellow artists, including letters requesting Mazur's participation in exhibitions and other projects. Also included are extensive correspondence advocating for ecological preservation of the Massachusetts Cape Cod where Mazur had a home in Provincetown. Earlier correspondence includes letters with family members and friends. Some correspondence is digital.
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Address Book, circa 1960s-1970s
1
17
Amherst College, Mead Museum of Art, circa 1981-2009
1
18
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, circa 1974-1998
1
19
Regarding Ecology of Cape Cod, circa 1983-1987
1
20-21
Get Well, Artwork and Messages on Original Prints, UMass Amherst Print Students , 2003
23
Gretchen Hanske (To), circa 1940-1946
1
22
Letters of Request for Participation (Exhibition, Lecture, Donation), circa 1978-2006
1
23-25
Elizabeth Mooney, 2006-2008
1
26-28
Metropolitan Museum of Art, circa 1978-1980
2
1
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, circa 1978-2005
2
2-3
Helen O'Toole, circa 1992
2
4
The Print Club, Cleveland, circa 1973-1993
2
5
Student Visitors to Museum Exhibitions, circa 1990s
2
6
Correspondence, 1940
2
7
Correspondence, circa 1950s
2
8
Correspondence, circa 1961
2
9
Correspondence, circa 1962
2
10
Correspondence, circa 1963
2
11
Correspondence, circa 1964
2
12
Correspondence, circa 1965
2
13
Correspondence, circa 1966
2
14
Correspondence, circa 1967
2
15
Correspondence, circa 1968
2
16
Correspondence, circa 1969
2
17
Correspondence, circa 1970
2
18
Correspondence, circa 1971
2
19
Correspondence, circa 1972
2
20
Correspondence, circa 1973
2
21
Correspondence, circa 1974
2
22
Correspondence, circa 1975
2
23
Correspondence, circa 1976
2
24
Correspondence, circa 1977
3
1
Correspondence, circa 1978
3
2
Correspondence, circa 1979
3
3
Correspondence, circa 1980
3
4
Correspondence, circa 1981
3
5
Correspondence, circa 1982
3
6
Correspondence, circa 1983
3
7
Correspondence, circa 1984
3
8
Correspondence, circa 1985
3
9-10
Correspondence, circa 1986
3
11
Correspondence, circa 1987
3
12
Correspondence, circa 1988
3
13
Correspondence, circa 1989
3
14
Correspondence, circa 1990
3
15
Correspondence, circa 1991
3
16
Correspondence, 1991
21
5
Correspondence, circa 1992
3
17
Correspondence, circa 1993
3
18
Correspondence, circa 1994
4
1
Correspondence, circa 1995
4
2
Correspondence, circa 1996
4
3
Correspondence, circa 1997
4
4
Correspondence, circa 1998
4
5
Correspondence, circa 1999
4
6
Correspondence, circa 2000
4
7-8
Correspondence, 2000
23
Correspondence, circa
4
9
Correspondence, circa 2002
4
10
Correspondence, circa 2003
4
11
Correspondence, circa 2004
4
12
Correspondence, circa 2005
4
13
Correspondence, circa 2006
4
14
Correspondence, circa 2007
4
15
Correspondence, circa 2008
4
16
Correspondence, circa 2009
4
17
Correspondence, circa 2010
4
18
Correspondence, circa 2011
4
19
Correspondence, Undated, circa 1970s-2010
4
20
Correspondence, Digital, 2000-2005
0.008 Gigabytes
87 computer files
ER003

Series 3:Studio Records, circa 1962-2009
1 Linear foot
Box 5

Studio records include artwork inventories and documents regarding donations, appraisal and tax deduction information, as well as the artist's website, many in digital form.
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Appraisal of Decedent's Artwork by Lewis Shepard, circa 2009
5
1
Artist Tax Deductions (Art Donation), circa 1999-2002
5
2
Artwork Donation, circa 1967-2009
5
3-6
Artwork Donation, Les Fleurs du Mal Monotypes NYPL, circa 1983-1996
5
7
Collage Conservation Report, Lascaux Conservation Materials Ltd., 1986
5
8
Inventory, circa 1962-1963
5
9
Inventory, circa 1970s-1980s
5
10
Inventory, circa 1976
5
11
Inventory, circa 1977
5
12
Inventory, circa 1999-2003
5
13
Inventories, Digital, 2001-2008
0.004 Gigabytes
69 computer files
ER004
Inventory, Gifts (Digital), 2001-2004
0.063 Gigabytes
37 computer files
ER005
Inventory, Edition Prints, 2006
5
14
Inventory, Monotypes, circa 1980s
5
15
Inventory, Monotypes, circa 2004
5
16
Inventory, Collections Research, circa 1989
5
17
Inventory, Museum Collections Survey, circa 1996-1999
5
18-20
Inventory, Tamarind Lithography Workshop, circa 1964-1972
5
21
Inventory, Works on Paper, circa 1980s
5
22
Website, 2002, 2005
5
23
Website, Digital , 2005
0.015 Gigabytes
668 computer files
ER006

Series 4:Gallery Records, circa 1967-2009
2 Linear feet
Boxes 6-7

Gallery records contain correspondence and business documents with various commercial art galleries, including artwork images, mailing lists, price lists and guest books, many in digital form.
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Alpha Gallery, circa 1968, 1972
6
1
Arion Press, circa 1995-2000
6
2
Associated American Artists, circa 1967-1986
6
3
Brocton Art Center Print Commission, circa 1977-1992
6
4
Hiram Butler Gallery, 1993
6
5
Terry Dintefass, UInc. , circa 1971-1977
6
6
Experimental Workshop, SF, circa 1988-1989
6
7
Foe Fawbush Editions, Solo Gallery, circa 984-1991
6
8
June Fitzpatrick Gallery, 2002, 2005
6
9
June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Digital Photographs and Documents, 2002-2004
0.016 Gigabytes
27 computer files
ER007
Harcus Krakow Gallery, circa 1976-1982
6
10-12
Jane Haslem Gallery, circa 1974-1993
6
13
Janus Gallery, circa 1981-1985
6
14
Jungle Press Editions, circa 1995-2002
6
15
Barbara Krakow Gallery, circa 1983-2007
6
16-20
Long Point Gallery, Inc., circa 1995-1998
6
21
Barbara Mathes Gallery, circa 1983-1986
6
22
Albert Merola Gallery, circa 1993-2009
6
23
Robert Miller Gallery, circa 1977-1982
7
1
Pace Editions, Inc. , circa 1977-1988
7
2
Mary Ryan Gallery, circa 1989-2009
7
3-8
Smith-Andersen Editions, circa 1997-2008
7
9
Smith-Andersen Editions, Digital Photographs, 2003
0.011 Gigabytes
22 computer files
ER008
John C. Stoller & Co. , circa 1986-2000
7
10
Takara Gallery (Houston)/ Gallery VIVA (Japan) (Yukiko Lunday, circa 1994-1998
7
11
Jan Turner Gallery, circa 1982-1994
7
12
Elena Zang Gallery, circa 2005
7
13
Benefit Exhibitions and Auctions, circa 1983-1990
7
14
Guest Book, 2002
7
15
Guest Book and Mailing List, circa 1970s-1990s
7
16
Mailing List , circa 1990s
7
17
Mailing List, Edition Prospectus, 2002
7
18
Loans and Consignments, Miscellaneous, circa 1969-2003
7
19
Miscellaneous Gallery Records, circa 1968-2006
7
20
Price Lists, Various (Digital), 1998-2004
0.001 Gigabytes
4 computer files
ER009

Series 5:Project Records, circa 1983-2008
1.3 Linear feet
Boxes 8-9

Project records document various commissions and collaborations including perhaps Mazur's longest ongoing project, artwork, publications and exhibitions engaging with Dante's Inferno. Many are digital documents.
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Book Launch, Herna, A Story by Melinda Marble with Illustrations by M. Mazur (Apr. 1993), circa 1992-2000
8
1
Book Project, Unrealized with Gail Mazur and M'Arte Edizioni, circa 2001-2002
8
2
Commission, Federal Reserve Bank, Rise and Fall, circa 1998-2000
8
3
Commission, Federal Reserve Bank, Rise and Fall, Digital Photographs, 2005
0.007 Gigabytes
4 computer files
ER010
Commission, Goodwin Procter, circa 2001
8
4
Commission, High Street Easel, Unrealized Public Artwork, circa 1991-1992
8
5
Commission, Swiss Bank Stamford, CT, circa 1998-1999
8
6
El Salvador: Requiem and Invocation Set and Poster Design , circa 1983-1990
8
7
El Salvador: Requiem and Invocation Set and Poster Design, Digital Photographs , 2005, 2008
0.001 Gigabytes
5 computer files
ER011
Dante's Inferno
Captions and Translator Notes, 1992-1993
8
8-9
Correspondence, General, circa 1994-2002
8
10
Correspondence, UC Berkeley, 1994
8
11
Correspondence, Boston University Art Gallery, 1994-1998
8
12
Correspondence, Bowdoin College, circa 1996-1997
8
13
Correspondence, Farra, Straus & Giroux, Inc., circa 1993-1999
8
14
Coorespondence, Robert Pinsky and Anne Beresford, circa 1992-1999
8
15
Correspondence, Sarabande Books, 2008
8
16
Correspondence, Silvermine Guild Arts Center, 2001-2002
8
17
Correspondence, Skidmore College, 1996
8
18
Correspondence, University of Iowa, 1993-1997
8
19
Correspondence, University of Notre Dame Snite Museum, 1996-2000
8
20
Exhibition, L'Inferno di Dante, Graphic Works, Verona, Rome (Apr. 2000-Jan. 2001), circa 1999-2003
8
21-23
Exhibition, A Proposal for a Managed Traveling Exhibition, circa 2000
8
24
Original Script, Robert Pinsky, 1995
8
25
Design Notes, circa 1992-2000
8
26
Press, circa 1994-2001
8
27-28
Printed Material, Miscellaneous, circa 1994-2006
8
29
Financial, circa 1993-2003
9
1
Financial, Arnoldo Mondadori , circa 2000-2002
9
2
Financial, Mary Ryan Gallery, circa 2001-2002
9
3
Print Edition Inventories, circa 2002
9
4
Website, 2000-2001
9
5
Website, Digital, 2006
0.009 Gigabytes
223 computer files
ER012
Writings, "A Dialogue Between Robert Pinsky and Michael Mazur" Image and Text, 1995
9
6
Writings, "Illustrating Dante's Inferno," by M. Mazur (Mar. 1994), 1994
9
7
Writings, Untitled Text by David Rivard, circa 1995
9
8
Writings, Unidentified Text, circa 2005
9
9
General, Digital Photographs and Documents, 2001-2008
0.276 Gigabytes
60 computer files
ER013
Massachusetts Artist Museum Pass, circa 2003-2007
9
10
Massachusetts Artist Museum Pass, Correspondence (Digital), 2002-2005
0.006 Gigabytes
27 computer files
ER014
Massachusetts Artist Museum Pass, Email Correspondence, Digital, 2004
0.001 Gigabytes
1 computer file (.mbox)
ER015

Series 6:Affiliations, circa 1966-2008
0.7 Linear feet
Box 9

The Affiliations series includes faculty appointments as well as ongoing board service for Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and other professional advising and project participation, including a Tamarind Lithography Workshop Fellowship in 1968. Many of the Fine Arts Work Center documents are digital.
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Faculty, Brandeis University Department of Fine Arts, circa 1966-1969
9
11
Faculty, Brandeis University (Student Protest), circa 1968-1969
9
12
Faculty, Harvard University, Visual and Environmental Studies, circa 1989-1997
9
13
Faculty, Miscellaneous Teaching Materials, circa 1967-1996
9
14
Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown
Awards and Benefits, circa 1993-2003
9
15
Board, circa 1993-2003
9
16-18
Correspondence, circa 1993-2008
9
19-20
Summer Workshop and Residency Program, circa 1994-2006
9
21-23
Fred Sandback Residency, Digital, 2003
0.091 Gigabytes
10 computer files
ER016
Summer Workshop and Residency Program Fellows, Digital Photographs, 2005-2006
0.005 Gigabytes
28 computer files
ER017
FAWC Powerpoint Presentations, Digital
0.004 Gigabytes
2 computer files
ER018
FAWC General, Digital, 2001-2004
0.001 Gigabytes
6 computer files
ER019
Miscellaneous Printed Materials, circa 1995-2002
9
24
Payne Project, circa 1993
9
25
Pennell Collection, Library of Congress (Consultant), circa 1982-1993
9
26
Tamarind Lithography Workshop Inc., Fellowship (May-Jun. 1968), circa 1968-1975
9
27

Series 7:Exhibition Records, circa 1958-2008
0.7 Linear feet
Box 10

Exhibition records document select exhibitions including Mazur's traveling print retrospective. In addition to correspondence and documents and agreements, select digital installation images and documents are also included.
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Exhibitions, General, circa 1958-1995
10
1-2
The American Way Room (Apr.-May 1968) Organized by M. Mazur, circa 1968-1970
10
3
The American Way Room (Apr.-May 1968) Organized by M. Mazur, Digital Photographs
0.003 Gigabytes
8 computer files
ER020
One Hundred Fifty Fund Exhibition Artists Foundation (June 1979), circa 1968-1970
10
4
Wakeby Day, Wakeby Night (Mar.-Apr. 1983) MIT Hayden Gallery, circa 1983
10
5
Branching (Oct.-Dec. 1997) Mead Art Museum, (Mar.-May 1998) DeCordova, circa 1995-1999
10
6
A Print Retrospective (2000-2002) Rutgers, MFA Boston, Stanford Museum, Minneapolis IA, circa 1993-2001
10
7-11
Looking East, Contemporary Painter's Engagement with Chinese Art (Jan.-Feb. 2002) Boston University Art Gallery, circa 2001
10
12
Looking East, Contemporary Painter's Engagement with Chinese Art (Jan.-Feb. 2002) Boston University Art Gallery, Symposium, Digital Audio Recordings, 2008
0.064 Gigabytes
5 computer files
ER021
Mary Ryan Gallery (2002), Digital Photographs
0.003 Gigabytes
9 computer files
ER022
Barbara Krakow Gallery (2002), Digital Photographs, 2002, 2005
0.002 Gigabytes
10 computer files
ER023
Simmons College, Trustman Art Gallery, Digital Photographs and Documents, 2003
0.005 Gigabytes
9 computer files
ER024
City of Springfield Art Museum (2003), 2003
0.011 Gigabytes
22 computer files
ER025
June Fitzpatrick Gallery, Digital Photographs and Documents, 2003
0.001 Gigabytes
38 computer files
ER026
L'Inferno di Dante Curatorial Assistance for Traveling Exhibitions - C.A.T.E.), circa 2004-2005
10
13
L'Inferno di Dante Curatorial Assistance for Traveling Exhibitions - C.A.T.E.), Digital Photographs and Documents, 2002-2005
0.027 Gigabytes
27 computer files
ER027
USC Fisher Gallery (Sep.-Oct., 2006), Installation, Digital Photographs, 2006
0.197 Gigabytes
60 computer files
ER028
USC Fisher Gallery (Sep.-Oct., 2006), Opening Reception, Digital Photographs, 2006
0.428 Gigabytes
81 computer files
ER029
The Studio Show Organized by M. Mazur (Summer 2008) Provincetown, circa 2006-2008
10
14-15
The Studio Show Organized by M. Mazur (Summer 2008) Provincetown, Digital Photographs and Documents, 1999-2008
0.252 Gigabytes
162 computer files
ER030
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Digital Photographs, 2007
0.001 Gigabytes
11 computer files
ER031
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Fall Mountains for Kwo Shi, Digital Photographs
0.077 Gigabytes
4 computer files
ER032

Series 8:Writings, circa 1952-2009
2.7 Linear feet
Boxes 10-13

The Writings series includes various essays, letters to the editor, and lectures by Mazur including student work, as well as essays and films discussing the artist's career and contributions, many in digital form. Also included are Mazur's journals containing notes, thoughts, drafts for lectures, schedules, and ideas and sketches for work, which he kept for the entirety of his career.
8.1:Writings by Mazur, circa 1958-2009
DescriptionContainer
Air Drawing Artist Book Draft, circa 2003-2007
10
16
Air Drawing Artist Book, Digital Photographs and Documents, 2003-2007
0.409 Gigabytes
41 computer files
ER033
Artist Statements, circa 1970-2007
10
17
Artist Statements, Digital, 2002-2004
0.001 Gigabytes
10 computer files
ER034
"A Case for Cassatt", circa 1980s-1990s
10
18
"Collaborator!" artkrush (Fall 2003), circa 2003
10
19
"Collaborator!" artkrush (Fall 2003), Digital Photographs and Documents, 2002-2005
0.003 Gigabytes
10 computer files
ER035
"Doodlin'," Digital Photographs and Documents, 2004-2005
0.345 Gigabytes
60 computer files
ER036
Essay for Book on Edwin Dickinson, 2000-2001
10
20
Essay for Book on Edwin Dickinson, Digital
0.001 Gigabytes
1 computer file
ER037
Essay on Harold Tovish, 1988
10
21
"Exquisite Corpse: A Personal Essay" (Rembrandt), circa 2005
10
22
"Exquisite Corpse: A Personal Essay" (Rembrandt), Digital , 2004
0.019 Gigabytes
6 computer files
ER038
"The Foundation for a True Renaissance in Printmaking" RISD Alumni Bulletin (June 1964), 1964
10
23
"From the Horse's Mouth: A View From the Studio Toward the End of the Century", circa 1980s
10
24
"Greek to Celtic Coins: A Metamorphosis" , circa 1958
10
25
Interviews, circa 1967-2006
10
26
Interview by Cheri Doyle (Oct. 1988), 1988
10
27
Lecture Notes, circa 1965-2008
10
28
Lecture, DeCordova, 2003
0.001 Gigabytes
1 computer file
ER039
Lecture, Dante's Inferno, Digital, 2004, 2006
0.025 Gigabytes
42 computer files
ER040
Lecture, Wellington College, Digital, 2004
0.004 Gigabytes
1 computer file
ER041
Lecture, Wheaton College, Digital (Powerpoint), 2005
0.056 Gigabytes
1 computer file
ER042
Lecture, "Blurring Richter" Wesleyan College, Digital, 2003
0.001 Gigabytes
1 computer file
ER043
Lecture, Rembrandt, Digital (Powerpoint), 2004, 2006
0.149 Gigabytes
3 computer files
ER044
Stanley Kunitz Presentation, Digital (Powerpoint)
0.01 Gigabytes
1 computer file
ER045
CAA Presentation, Digital (Powerpoint), 2006
0.04 Gigabytes
2 computer files
ER046
"Life is Ruler Still" Poem by M. Mazur, circa 1960
10
29
"Meeting with Raphael Soyer" (Provincetown, 1987), 1987
10
30
"The Mind Landscape of Hsieh Yu-yu" Art News (Nov. 1996), circa 1996
10
31
"Monoprints of Naum Gabo" Essay in Print Collectors Newsletter, Monoprint Folio, circa 1977-1981
10
32-33
"Monotype: An Artist's View", circa 1970s-1980s
11
1
"On Teaching: My Teachers and How They Ruined Me--Almost", circa 2000-2005
11
2
"On Teaching: My Teachers and How They Ruined Me--Almost", Digital, 2007
0.001 Gigabytes
1 computer file
ER047
"The Provincetown Studio Show: A Preview", circa 2005
11
3
"The Provincetown Studio Show: A Preview" Provincetown Arts, 2008
11
4
Review of Harold Tovish for Arts Magazine, circa 1975-1980
11
5
"Thinking About Renoir", circa 1970s-1980s
11
6
"A Work that Marries Painting and Poetry" (article promoting Les Felurs du Mal Exhibition, circa 1980s
11
7
Letters/Letters to the Editor, circa 1978-2008
11
8
Memorials and Remembrances, circa 1974-2005
11
9
Memorials and Remembrances, Digital, 2001-2004
0.001 Gigabytes
4 computer files
ER048
Miscellaneous Manuscripts, circa 1960s-2005
11
10
Notes, circa 1960s-1990s
11
11
Presentation, Interview Note Cards, circa 2000s
11
12
Teaching Materials, Digital Photographs and Documents, 2000-2007
0.411 Gigabytes
63 computer files
ER049
Topical Note Cards (Art Historical, Printmaking), circa 1958-1970s
11
13-16
8.2:Writings by Others, circa 1960-2005
DescriptionContainer
"Artist's Wife" Poem by Gail Mazur, circa 1960s-1970s
11
17
Catalog "The Graphic Work of Michael Mazur", circa 1976
11
18
Catalog "The Accidental Printmaker" Zimmeli Art Museum, circa 1998
11
19
Essay, "Michael Mazur, An Artist in Transition" by Radcliffe Graduate Student, circa 1970
11
20
MA Thesis by Darcy Irvin, 2005
11
21
"Passage Memory Landscape: The Paintings of Michael Mazur" by Valerie C. Doran, circa 2003-2005
11
22
Poetry by Others, Unidentified, circa 1960s-1970s
11
23
"Brève Histoire du Monotype aux États-Unis" by Carla Esposito, 2003
0.001 Gigabytes
1 computer file
ER050
Good to Pull with Michael Mazur and Michael Townsend, Harvard Film Study Center, Digital Video Recording, 2000
0.69 Gigabytes
1 computer file
ER051
Wakeby Day, Wakeby Night: A Monotype Mural by Michael Mazur (circa 1980s), Digital Video Recording, 2004
2.58 Gigabytes
1 computer file
ER052
8.3:Journals, circa 1952-2005
DescriptionContainer
Europe, Summer 1952, 1952
11
24-25
Journal, circa 1970s-1990s
11
26
Journal , 1974-1975
11
27
Journal, 1975-1977
11
28
Journal (Writings on Naum Gabo), 1976-1978
11
29
Journal, 1977-1979
11
30
Journal, 1979-1980
12
1
Journal, 1981-1982
12
2
Journal, 1983-1984
12
3
Journal, 1984-1986
12
4
Journal, 1986-1987
12
5
Journal, 1987-1988
12
6
Journal, 1988
12
7
Journal, 1988-1989
12
8
Journal, 1989-1991
12
9
Journal, 1991-1993
12
10
Journal, 1993-1998
12
11
Journal, 1998-2003
13
1
Journal, circa 2000-2005
13
2
Journal, 2003
13
3
Journal, circa 2003-2004
13
4

Series 9:Printed Materials, circa 1945-2016
2.1 Linear feet
Boxes 13-15

Printed materials include exhibition announcements, catalogs and press, select published journals (some of which include contributions by Mazur), and publications for which Mazur has provided the cover artwork. Some materials are digital.
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Clippings , circa 1952-2008
13
5-9
Clippings, Digital, 2001-2004
0.001 Gigabytes
6 computer files
ER053
Clippings, Brandeis University Student Protests, circa 1968-1975
21
6-7
Exhibition Catalogs, circa 1962-2009
13
10-15
Exhibition Catalogs, circa 1960-2009
14
1
Exhibition and Event Announcements, circa 1960-2009
14
2-7
Exhibition and Event Announcement Posters, circa 1970-2005
24
Inferno of Dante Reading, Event Poster, circa 2000
21
8
Boston Art Journal, 1965
14
8
Horace Mann School Publications, 1945-1953
14
9-10
Inferno of Dante, Edition Promotional Portfolio, circa 2000
21
9
New York Times Magazine, 1996, 2005
14
11
The Print Collector's Newsletter, 1978-1996
14
12-13
Photocopied Articles, circa 1960s-1990s
14
14
William Corbet's All Prose (2 Chapters on M. Mazur), 2001
14
15
Literary Covers, Artwork by M. Mazur, circa 1989-2016
14
16
Memorials and Remembrances, 2009
14
17
Press Releases, 1967-2009
14
18
Miscellaneous Printed Material, circa 1960s-2009
14
19
Miscellaneous Printed Material, circa 1958-2007
15
1-3
Miscellaneous Printed Material, Digital, 2000-2006
0.113 Gigabytes
29 computer files
ER054

Series 10:Photographic Materials, circa 1936-2016
5.9 Linear feet
Boxes 15-22, OV25-28

Photographic materials are both print and digital in nature and capture the breadth of Mazur's art production, organized by medium, genre, artwork series, subject and time period. The arrangement of digital photographs reflects the categories represented on the artist's website archive.
10.1:Photographic Materials by Subject
DescriptionContainer
Portraits of M. Mazur, circa 1980
15
4
Portraits of M. Mazur, Digital Photographs, 2002-2008
0.101 Gigabytes
11 computer files
ER055
Portrait of the Artist by Bill Greene, 1995
21
10
Images of the Artist by Marc Tetum, circa 1990s
15
5
Polaroids of the Artist, circa 1980s
15
6
Images of the Artist in Studio, circa 1958-2000
15
7
Images of the Artist in Studio, circa 1980s-1990s
21
11
Images of the Artist in Studio, Digital , 2002-2008
0.135 Gigabytes
31 computer files
ER056
Images of the Artist in Studio by Kenny Helphand (with remembrance), circa 1970, 2016
15
8
Images of the Artist in the Studio, Exhibition, circa 1960s-1970s
15
9
M. Mazur creating the Wakeby Series, Photographed by Greg Heins, 1983
25-27
M. Mazur Teaching, Jungle Press, Digital Photographs, 2002
0.002 Gigabytes
5 computer files
ER057
M. Mazur Teaching, MassArt, Digital Photographs, 2006
0.084 Gigabytes
121 computer files
ER058
M. Mazur Teaching, Provincetown, Digital Photographs, 2007
0.034 Gigabytes
36 computer files
ER059
Contact Sheets for M. Mazur Creating Wakeby Series by Greg Heins, 1983
21
12
M. Mazur's Studio (Feb. 1987), 1987
22
1
El Salvador: Requiem and Invocation Set Design Photographs, circa 1980s
22
2
Photographs by Elsa Dorfman, Including Portraits of M. Mazur, 1975, 1982
22
3
Album, Baby Photographs, circa 1936
15
10
Camp Group Portraits, circa 1950-1952
28
M. Mazur with Robert Pinsky at Book Launch for Dante's Inferno (by Bruce Cook), 1995
15
11
M. Mazur with Workshop Group, circa 1995-2000
15
12
M. Mazur at Commencement, Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, circa 2000
15
13
Family Photographs, circa 1936-1953
15
14
Family, Personal Photographs, circa 1970s-2005
15
15
Family, Personal, Digital Photographs, 2000-2008
0.335 Gigabytes
92 computer files
ER060
Personal Photographs, circa 1937-1974
15
16
Personal Photographs, Studio Inkjet Prints, circa 2002-2009
15
17
Personal, Digital Photographs, 2000-2008
0.282 Gigabytes
251 computer files
ER061
Personal, Provincetown, Digital Photographs, 2001-2007
0.084 Gigabytes
50 computer files
ER062
Personal,Stanley Kunitz, Digital Photographs, 2005
0.002 Gigabytes
10 computer files
ER063
M. Mazur Portrait by Dan Mazur, Digital Photographs, 2008
0.013 Gigabytes
2 computer files
ER064
Artwork by Others (Gifts), Digital Photographs, 2001
0.228 Gigabytes
27 computer files
ER065
Gail Mazur, Blacksmith House Event, Digital Photographs and Documents, 2002
0.299 Gigabytes
139 computer files
ER066
Becky Playing the Violin, Digital Video Recording, 2001
0.004 Gigabytes
1 computer file
ER067
Images of Trees, circa 1970-1985
15
18
Installation Images, circa 1970-1999
15
19-22
Installation Images, Digital, 2000-2008
0.575 Gigabytes
156 computer files
ER068
Album, Compositions, Rocks and Water, circa 2002
15
23
Album, Lithography Compositions, circa 2003
15
24
Album and Exhibition Proposal for World/War: Works in All Media 1962-2007, circa 2007
15
25
Album, Santa Monica Wall Mural Project, circa 2003
16
1-2
Album, Santa Monica Wall Mural Project, Digital Photographs and Documents, 2002-2004
0.135 Gigabytes
237 computer files
ER069
Album, Four Walls for Gulley Jimson, Santa Monica Wall Paintings, circa 2003
16
3
Dance Series Paintings with Dancer (Julie Thompson), circa 1981
16
4
Dante's Inferno, Divine Comedy
Dante's Inferno, Photographs and Transparencies, circa 1995-2000
16
5-8
Etchings, Dante's Inferno, Photographs and Transparencies, circa 1995-2000
16
9-10
Monotypes, Dante's Inferno, Photographs of, circa 1993-1995
16
11-13
Album, Illustration of Dante's Divine Comedy, circa 2005
16
14-15
Broadsides, Dantes Divine Comedy, Digital Photographs and Documents, 2006-2009
2.8 Gigabytes
219 computer files
ER070
Performance Sets, Dante's Inferno, Installation Images, circa 1995-2002
16
16
Process Photographs, Dante's Inferno, circa 1996, 2000
16
17
10.2:Photographic Materials, Artwork by Medium
DescriptionContainer
Paintings, Photographs of, 1949-1964
17
1
Prints, Photographs of, 1956-1958
17
2
Drawings, Photographs of, 1959
17
3
Prints, Photographs of, 1959
17
4
Sculpture, Photographs of, 1960
17
5
Prints, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1960
17
6
Drawings, Photographs of, 1961
17
7
Prints, Photographs of, 1961
17
8
Drawings, Photographs and Negatives of, 1962
17
9
Prints, Photographs of, 1962
17
10
Drawings, Photographs of, 1963
17
11
Sculpture, Photographs of, 1963-1964
17
12
Prints, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1963-1964
17
13
Prints, Slides of Closed Ward, circa 1963-1965
17
14
Paintings, Transparencies of, 1964
17
15
Drawings, Photographs of, 1964
17
16
Sculpture, Photographs of, 1965
17
17
Drawings, Photographs of, 1965
17
18
Prints, Photographs of, 1965
17
19-20
Prints, Photographs of, 1966
17
21
Sculpture, Photographs of, circa 1966-1967
17
22
Drawings, Photographs of, circa 1966-1968
17
23
Prints, Photographs of, 1967
17
24
Sculpture, Photographs of Artist and Model Series, 1968
17
25
Prints, Photographs of, 1968
17
26
Paintings, Photographs of, 1968-1969
17
27-28
Paintings, Photographs of, 1969
18
1-2
Prints, Photographs of, 1969
18
3
Paintings, Photographs of, 1969-1970
18
4
Paintings, Photographs of, circa 1970
22
4
Drawings, Photographs of, 1969-1971
18
5
Pastels, Photographs of, 1971
18
6
Prints, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1971
18
7
Paintings, Photographs of, 1972
18
8
Drawings, Photographs of, 1972
18
9
Paintings, Photographs of, 1973
18
10
Pastels, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1973
18
11
Prints, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1973
18
12
Pastels, Photographs of, 1974
18
13
Drawings, Photographs of, 1974
18
14
Monotypes, Photographs of, 1974-1975
18
15
Paintings, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1975
18
16
Pastels, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1975
18
17
Drawings, Photographs of, 1975
18
18
Prints, Photographs of, 1975
18
19
Paintings, Photographs of, 1976
18
20
Pastels, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1976
18
21
Prints, Photographs of, 1976
18
22
Paintings, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1977
18
23
Pastels, Photographs of, 1977
18
24
Monotypes, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1977
18
25
Prints, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1977
18
26
Paintings, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1978
18
27
Prints, Photographs of, 1978
18
28
Paintings, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1979
18
29
Monotypes, Photographs of, 1979
18
30
Pastels, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1979-1980
18
31
Paintings, Photographs of, 1980
18
32
Prints, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1980
18
33
Paintings, Transparencies of, 1981
18
34
Pastels, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1981
18
35
Drawings, Transparencies of, 1981
18
36
Prints, Photographs of, 1981
18
37
Paintings, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1982
18
38
Pastels, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1982
18
39
Drawings, Photographs of, 1982
18
40
Prints, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1982
18
41
Paintings, Transparencies of, 1983
19
1
Pastels, Transparencies of, 1983
19
2
Drawings, Photographs of, 1983
19
3
Monotypes, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1983
19
4
Prints, Photographs of, 1983
19
5
Paintings, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1984
19
6
Pastels, Photographs of, 1984
19
7
Drawings, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1984
19
8
Pastels, Transparencies of, 1985
19
9
Prints, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1985
19
10
Paintings, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1986
19
11
Pastels/Mixed Media, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1986
19
12
Drawings, Photographs of, 1986
19
13
Prints, Photographs of, 1986
19
14
Paintings, Photographs of, 1987
19
15
Prints, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1987
19
16
Paintings, Photographs, Transparencies and Negatives of, 1988
19
17
Monotypes, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1988
19
18
Paintings, Photographs of, 1989
19
19
Monotypes, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1989-1990
19
20
Prints, Photographs of, 1989-1990
19
21
Paintings, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1990-1993
19
22
Drawings, Photographs of, 1991
19
23
Prints, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1991-1992
19
24
Prints, Photographs of, 1993
19
25
Prints, Photographs of, 1994
19
26
Paintings, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1994-1997
19
27
Prints, Photographs of, 1995
19
28
Paintings, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1986
19
29
Paintings, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1998
19
30
Prints, Photographs and Transparencies of, 1998
19
31
Paintings, Photographs of, 1999
19
32
Paintings, Photographs of, 2000
19
33
Paintings, Photographs of, 2001
20
1
Paintings, Photographs of, 2002
20
2
Paintings, Photographs of, 2003
20
3
Collage, Photographs of, 2004
20
4
Paintings, Photographs of, 2005
20
5
Paintings, Photographs of, 2007
20
6
Unidentified Artwork, Photographs of, circa 1960s-2000
20
7-8
Artwork Inventory Images, Studio Inkjet Prints, circa 2002-2009
20
9
Miscellaneous Artwork, Studio Inkjet Prints, circa 2002-2009
20
10-13
Miscellaneous Artwork, Studio Inkjet Prints, circa 1998-2005
22
5
10.3:Digital Artwork Images, by Medium, Genre
DescriptionContainer
Collage, Digital Photographs, 2005
0.214 Gigabytes
131 computer files
ER071
Drawing, Airbrush, Digital Photographs, 2004
0.026 Gigabytes
26 computer files
ER072
Drawing, Animals, Digital Photographs, 2002-2004
0.004 Gigabytes
24 computer files
ER073
Drawing, Artist and Model, Digital Photographs, 2003
0.002 Gigabytes
27 computer files
ER074
Drawing, Dante's Inferno, Digital Photographs, 2002-2005
0.04 Gigabytes
30 computer files
ER075
Drawing, Early Italian, Digital Photographs, 2002
0.012 Gigabytes
34 computer files
ER076
Drawing, Figure, Digital Photographs, 2002-2004
0.012 Gigabytes
86 computer files
ER077
Drawing, From Nature, Digital Photographs, 2002-2008
0.062 Gigabytes
129 computer files
ER078
Drawing, Gail and Danny, Digital Photographs, 2002-2003
0.009 Gigabytes
2 computer files
ER079
Drawing, Interiors and Architecture, Digital Photographs, 2002-2003
0.002 Gigabytes
16 computer files
ER080
Drawing, Locked Ward, Digital Photographs, 2001-2003
0.435 Gigabytes
109 computer files
ER081
Drawing, Pastels, Digital Photographs, 2001-2008
0.105 Gigabytes
59 computer files
ER082
Drawing, Portraits, Digital Photographs, 2002-2004
0.01 Gigabytes
80 computer files
ER083
Drawing, Self Portraits, Digital Photographs, 2002-2003
0.002 Gigabytes
13 computer files
ER084
Drawing, Still-Life, Digital Photographs, 2001-2004
0.005 Gigabytes
43 computer files
ER085
Drawing, Wakeby Series, Digital Photographs, 2002-2005
0.003 Gigabytes
46 computer files
ER086
Drawing, General, Digital Photographs, 2001-2008
0.514 Gigabytes
256 computer files
ER087
Drawing (2004-), Digital Photographs, 2003-2007
0.069 Gigabytes
190 computer files
ER088
Paintings, Mountain Studies, Digital Photographs, 2001-2002
0.014 Gigabytes
8 computer files
ER089
Paintings, Vellums, Digital Photographs, 2003
0.083 Gigabytes
114 computer files
ER090
Paintings, General ,Digital Photographs, 2004-2009
1.1 Gigabytes
849 computer files
ER091
Paintings (2005-2008), Digital Photographs, 2004-2009
1.33 Gigabytes
167 computer files
ER092
Prints, Editioned, Dante's Inferno, Digital Photographs, 2001-2006
0.338 Gigabytes
127 computer files
ER093
Prints, Editioned, Locked Ward, Digital Photographs, 2003-2004
0.001 Gigabytes
14 computer files
ER094
Prints, Editioned, 1960s, Digital Photographs, 2003-2009
0.04 Gigabytes
123 computer files
ER095
Prints, Editioned, 1970s, Digital Photographs, 2004-2008
0.005 Gigabytes
19 computer files
ER096
Prints, Editioned, 1980s, Digital Photographs, 2001-2009
0.019 Gigabytes
33 computer files
ER097
Prints, Editioned, 1990s,Digital Photographs, 2002-2009
0.027 Gigabytes
77 computer files
ER098
Prints, Editioned, General, Digital Photographs, 2001-2009
0.617 Gigabytes
257 computer files
ER099
Prints, General Proofs, Digital Photographs, 2000-2010
1.07 Gigabytes
269 computer files
ER100
Prints, Monotypes, Aerial Views, Digital Photographs, 2002-2004
0.003 Gigabytes
49 computer files
ER101
Prints, Monotypes, Animals, Digital Photographs, 2001-2004
0.009 Gigabytes
93 computer files
ER102
Prints, Monotypes, Dante's Inferno, Digital Photographs, 2002-2008
0.045 Gigabytes
54 computer files
ER103
Prints, Monotypes, Figure, Digital Photographs, 2001-2007
0.071 Gigabytes
94 computer files
ER104
Prints, Monotypes, Harvard Nights Series, Digital Photographs, 2002-2007
0.058 Gigabytes
251 computer files
ER105
Prints, Monotypes, Interiors and Architecture, Digital Photographs, 2002-2007
0.003 Gigabytes
44 computer files
ER106
Prints, Monotypes, Portraits, Digital Photographs, 2002-2004
0.005 Gigabytes
75 computer files
ER107
Prints, Monotypes, Seascapes, Digital Photographs, 2002-2004
0.001 Gigabytes
27 computer files
ER108
Prints, Monotypes, Self Portraits, Digital Photographs, 2001-2004
0.02 Gigabytes
167 computer files
ER109
Prints, Monotypes, Still-Life, Digital Photographs, 2001-2004
0.003 Gigabytes
68 computer files
ER110
Prints, Monotypes, Trees and Flowers, Digital Photographs, 2001-2008
0.084 Gigabytes
186 computer files
ER111
Prints, Monotypes, Wakeby Series, Digital Photographs, 2002-2007
0.032 Gigabytes
22 computer files
ER112
Prints, Monotypes, General, Digital Photographs, 2000-2009
1.54 Gigabytes
572 computer files
ER113
Unclassified Artwork Images, Digital Photographs, 2000-2010
1.1 Gigabytes
224 computer files
ER114

Series 11:Artwork, circa 1941-2009
0.4 Linear feet
Boxes 20, 22

Artwork includes drawings, sketchbooks and watercolor pads, as well as artwork by others including a photographic portrait portfolio of Mazur by Brigitte Durer. Computer study images and source material in digital formats, are also included.
DescriptionContainerSelect
Artist Books by Amanda Barrow, 1988-1993
20
14-15
Artwork with Poetry, Inkjet Prints, circa 2002-2009
20
16
Childhood Drawings by M. Mazur, circa 1941
20
17
Children's Artwork, Unidentified, circa 1960s-1980s
20
18
Collage Postcard by Kathe Mazur, 1977
20
19
Drawings on Paper, circa 1970s-1980s
20
20
Flyers, Cards, and Other Designs by M. Mazur, circa 2002-2009
20
21
Flyers, Cards, and Other Designs by M. Mazur, Digital
0.138 Gigabytes
27 computer files
ER115
Mechanical Proofs, Self-Portraits by M. Mazur, circa 1990s
20
22
Prints by Philip Field, circa 1960s
20
23
Prints by Danny Mazur, circa 1960s
20
24
Prints, Unidentified, circa 1970s-2000
20
25
Sketches (Cartoons) by M. Mazur, circa 1965-2002
20
26
Sketchbook, circa 1960s-1970s
20
27-28
Sketchbook, circa 1970s-1990s
20
29
Watercolor Pad, circa 1980s-1990s
20
30
Watercolor Pad, Provincetown, circa 1990-1995
20
31-32
Inkjet Proofs, Dante's Inferno, Divine Comedy, circa 2000-2009
20
33-34
Michael Mazur, Portrait of a New England Artist (Spring 1978) Photography Portfolio by Brigitte Durer, 1978
22
6-8
Computer Study Images, Source Material, Digital
1.96 Gigabytes
104 computer files
ER116

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