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Robert Perine research material on the Chouinard Art Institute, circa 1923-circa 1985

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as four series.

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Series 1:Writings, 1930, 1962, circa 1980-circa 1985
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1

Material includes footnotes, an annotated table of contents, quotes, and other notes related to Perine's book Chouinard: An Art Vision Betrayed. Also included is Perine's resume.
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"Chouinard: The Mother, The Children, the Art" Annotated Table of Contents, circa 1985
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1
Draft Notes, circa 1985
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2
Draft Notes, Footnotes, circa 1985
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3
Draft Notes, Quotes, circa 1985
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4
Draft Notes, Usable Quotes, circa 1985
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5
Draft Notes, References, circa 1985
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6
"Echoes of the Madame and Her School", circa 1985
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7
Floor Plans, 1930, 1962
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8
Miscellaneous Draft Notes, circa 1985
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9-11
Resume, circa 1980
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12

Series 2:Printed Material, 1931-1984
0.5 Linear feet
Box 1

Printed material includes academic catalogs for both the Chouinard Art Institute and the California Institute of the Arts, newsletter from the Californian Institute of the Arts, newspaper and magazine clipping related to the Chouinard Institute, and copies of legal documents related to the Chouinard Art Institute. The series is arranged chronologically.
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Chouinard Art Institute Faculty and Classes, 1931
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13
Chouinard Art Institute Catalogs, 1937-1960
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14-16
Rite of Spring, 1961
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17
California Institute of the Arts Catalogs, 1963-1969
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18-20
California Institute of the Arts Alumni Association, 1966-1968
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21
California Institute of the Arts, "The Concept', undated
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22
California Institute of the Arts Newsletters, 1965-1984
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23-27
Newspaper and Magazine Clippings, 1968-1982
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28
Chouinard Legal Documents, 1969-1970
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29
Miscellaneous, 1970-1980
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30

Series 3:Photographs, circa 1923-1977
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1

Photographs document student life, artwork, faculty, and school grounds at the Chouinard Art Institute.
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Chouinard Art Institute, circa 1923-1977
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31-38

Series 4:Interviews, circa 1979
0.9 Linear feet
Boxes 1-3

Found here are interviews Perine conducted with staff of the Chouinard Art Institute for use in his book. There are partial transcripts for some of the interviews. The series is arranged with the transcripts first in alphabetical order followed by the audio cassettes. Since there are multiple interviews on each cassette, the cassettes are in no particular order.
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Partial Transcripts, undated
Partial transcripts exist for the following interviews: Rex Brandt, Mrs. Chouinard, Watson Cross, Marc Davis, Harry Diamond, Phil Dike and Sheets, Haines, Hauser, Alex Hovsepian, Bill Moore and James Normile, Phil Paradise, Rubin, Mary Vartikian, and Elin Waite.
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39-41
Interviews, circa 1979
17 Sound cassettes
Interviews include the following individuals: Huebner, David Thorne, Elmer Plummer, Mrs. Brugger, Brandt, Monohan, M. Clark, James Normile, Sheets, Watson Cross, Hauser, Ed Reep, Mary Vartikian, Haines, Millie Rocque, Ruth Hatfield, Mary Nystrom, Marjory Best, Mrs. Belzer, F. Diamond, Edith Head, Davis, Alex Hovsepian, Bob Mackie, Ned Jacoby, Bob Irwin, Bob, Mason, Corinne Hartley, Lou Danziger, and Rubin.
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Interviews, circa 1979
11 Sound cassettes
Interviews include the following: Phil Paradise, V. Partch and George Giroux, D. Constable, La Doriva, Herb Jepson, Ted Gibson, Jim Real, Wal Batterton, Roysher, Geo Hall, Katherine Hall, Mary Lea, Shiela de Bretteville, Wing Fong, Lee Blair, Woelffer, Clay Walker, Lalla Lezli, Cleo Dorman, Sheets, Janice Garbuit, Eva Roberts, Lee Blair, Pauline Annon, Alice Davis, Mary Nystrom, McMillan, Betty Armstrong, Fred Gardner, Rogers, Pokey Baker, Ruth Hatfield, Romero, Harry and fran Diamond, Cross, Marv Rubin, Elin Waite, Dave Smith, Trout, Gabrielson, and Mrs. Chouinard.
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