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Robert Fried papers, 1959-1975

Fried, Robert, 1937-

Filmmaker, Watercolorist


Collection Information

Size: 2 Linear feet, (214 items on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Nine volumes of notes and sketches; nine sketchbooks with ink drawings and watercolors; personal photos, including 2 of Mick Jagger taken by Annie Leibovitz, ca.1970s; photos of works; correspondence regarding his film "Las Fallas"; and proposals for "Las Fallas" and "UV Illuminated Sculpture."
Also includes notes, interview transcripts with Timothy Leary and others, and proposals for radio programs and a book on hallucinogenics; exhibition catalogs; clippings; and printed matter.

Biographical/Historical Note

Watercolorist and filmmaker (Fairfax, Calif.)


Donated 1977 by Penelope Fried, widow of Robert Fried.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 2224-2225 & 2288 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Robert Fried papers, 1959-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.