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Neda Al-Hilali Papers, circa 1960-1995

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as six series

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Series 1: Professional Files , 1966-1995
1.4 Linear Feet
Boxes 1-2, 7-8

Professional files contain records relating to Al-Hilali's teaching career and exhibition schedule and activities. They may include printed materials from exhibitions, lists, letters, sales and loan records, awards, clippings, and photographs. Also found is scattered correspondence, an annotated studio calendar from 1980, records on grant applications, travel papers for a research trip to Afghanistan in 1974, and a juror statement.
Annual files were likely created by Al-Hilali in the 1980s and were complied in binders which have been dismantled however original order has been maintained.
Description Container Select
Books, Permissions, 1966-1979
1
1
Calendar, 1980
7
1
Correspondence, 1971-1993
1
2
Juror's Statement and Writings, circa 1980-1989
1
3
National Endowment for the Arts, Grant, 1976
1
4
Publicity, 1970s-1979
1
5
Research Trip, Afghanistan, 1974
1
6
Resumes and Chronologies, 1981-circa 1989
1
7
Teaching Files, 1991
1
8
Annual Activities File, 1967
1
9
Annual Activities File, 1968
1
10
Annual Activities File, 1969
1
11
Annual Activities File, 1970
1
12
Annual Activities File, 1971
1
13
Annual Activities File, 1972
1
14
Annual Activities File, 1973
1
15
Annual Activities File, 1974
1
16
Annual Activities File, 1975
1
17-18
Annual Activities File, 1976
1
19
Annual Activities File, 1977
1
20
Annual Activities File, 1978
1
21
Annual Activities File, 1979
1
22
Annual Activities File, 1980
1
23
Annual Activities File, 1981
1
24-25
Annual Activities File, 1982
1
26
Annual Activities File, 1983
1
27-28
Annual Activities File, 1984
2
1-2
Annual Activities File, 1985
2
3-4
Annual Activities File, 1986
2
5
Annual Activities File, 1987
2
6
Annual Activities File, 1988
2
7
Annual Activities File, 1992
2
8
Oversized Annual Files Material, 1971-1986
8

Series 2: Commission and Project Files , circa 1970-1989
1 Linear Feet
Boxes 2-3, 6

Proposals, agreements, sketches and renderings, correspondence, photographs, and receipts relating to fiber and painted metal commissions and projects may be found. A project entitled Collaboration also includes the work of Marilyn Anderson, John Garrett, and Mary Ann Glantz.
Description Container Select
Alicante Princess Hotel, 1985
2
9
Audio Digest, circa 1970s
2
10-11
Bank of Tokyo, World Trade Center, 1972
2
12
Barnsdall Park, circa 1984
2
13-14
Black Feather Project, circa 1970
2
15
Bonaventure Hotel, 1977
2
16
Carpenter Offut Corporation, 1978
2
17
Centennial Project, 1989
2
18
Centennial Project, Painted Metal, 1989
6
1
Clarion Hotel, Colorado Springs, Colorado, circa 1980
2
19
Clarion Hotel, Ontario, California, circa 1980
2
20
Collaboration, circa 1970s
2
21
Fluor Engineers and Constructors, Inc., 1977
2
22-23
IBM, Atlanta, Georgia, circa 1980s
2
24
Lake Merritt Plaza, circa 1980s
3
1
Los Angeles Exposition Park, 1982 December 15
3
2
Meridien, Irvine, California, 1983
3
3
Midland Marine Center, 1974
3
4
Wells-Fargo Bank, 1978
3
5

Series 3: Writings and Notes , circa 1970-circa 1990
0.2 Linear Feet
Box 3

Unpublished writings include Neda Al-Hilali's statements on her work, a lecture given around 1982, lecture notes, and notes on fiber art. A notebook fragment may contain writings from Al-Hilali's time in graduate school.
Description Container Select
Artist Statements, 1970s-1980s
3
6
"Second Fiber Structure National" [Lecture], circa 1982
3
7
Lecture Notes, on Paper, circa 1990
3
8
Notes, on Fiber, circa 1980
3
9
Notebook, circa 1970
3
10

Series 4: Printed Material , 1960s-1995
1 Linear Feet
Boxes 3-4

The bulk of this series consists of exhibition catalogs, many of which include Al-Hilali's work from the 1960s to 1995. Also found are scattered clippings and museum flyers or bulletins.
Description Container Select
Clippings, 1960s-1984
3
11
Flyers and Bulletins, 1968-1970s
3
12
Exhibition Catalogs, 1960s
3
13
Exhibition Catalogs, 1970s
3
14-22
Exhibition Catalogs, 1980s
3
23
Exhibition Catalogs, 1980s
4
1-6
Exhibition Catalogs, 1990-1995
4
7

Series 5: Artwork , 1960s-1980
0.3 Linear Feet
Box 4

Artworks include designs for fiber and painted metal works of art, many of which are unlabeled. Fiber samples may have been used to convey color scheme or texture. Designs for painted metal works are painted onto photographs.
Description Container Select
Designs, 1960s-1980s
4
8-10
Designs, Painted Photographs with Collage, circa 1980
4
11
Fiber Samples, Unlabeled, 1970s-1980s
4
12-15

Series 6: Photographs , circa 1960-1990s
0.7 Linear Feet
Boxes 4-5, 7

The bulk of this series consists of photographs of works of art and of installations or exhibitions. Also found are portraits of Neda Al-Hilali in her studio and with her artwork.
Description Container Select
Portraits, Neda Al-Hilali, circa 1960-1980s
4
16-17
Exhibitions and Installations, Cal Poly Installation, circa 1970
4
18
Exhibitions and Installations, Feathers, at New York Art Park, circa 1980
7
3
Exhibitions and Installations, Hunsaker, Cassios Garden, circa 1970
4
19
Exhibitions and Installations, LAICA, Cassios, circa 1970
4
20
Exhibitions and Installations, New American Paper, circa 1970
4
21
Exhibitions and Installations, Old Field Hall, Notre Dame University, circa 1970
4
22
Exhibitions and Installations, Old Field Hall, Notre Dame University, circa 1970
7
2
Exhibitions and Installations, Rio Hondo, circa 1970
7
5
Exhibitions and Installations, Santa Monica College of Art, 1983
4
23
Exhibitions and Installations, Seattle, Washington, Cassios, circa 1970
4
24
Exhibitions and Installations, Scripps College, Cassios, 1980s
4
25
Exhibitions and Installations, Venice Beach, Tongues, 1970s
4
26
Exhibitions and Installations, Various, 1970s-1980s
4
27
Works of Art, Cassiopeias, 1970s
4
28-29
Works of Art, Hawaiian Fans, 1980
4
30
Works of Art, Hawaiian Fans, 1980
7
4
Works of Art, Howdah, 1970s
4
31
Works of Art, Tables, 1980s
4
32
Works of Art, Fiber, 1960s-80s
4
33-35
Works of Art, Garments, 1968
4
36
Works of Art, Metal, 1980s
4
37
Works of Art, Modular Z Weavings, 1980s
4
38
Works of Art, Paper, 1980s-1990s
4
39
Works of Art, Paper, 1980s-1990s
5
1
Works of Art, Woven Tiles, 1970s
5
2
Works of Art, Various, 1980s
5
3
Negatives, 1970s
5
4-5

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