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Series 1 | A Finding Aid to the Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt papers, 1905-1987, bulk 1952-1987

Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt papers, 1905-1987, bulk 1952-1987

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Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1905-1974
14 folders
Box 1

The series consists of Smithson's curriculum vitae, a list of favorite things, an Art Students League class evaluation, vaccination records, a passport, a wallet, and eight engagement/day planners Smithson and Holt maintained from 1966 to 1973. Miscellaneous materials include an article on Charles Smithson and a photocopy of the front page of the
New York Herald Tribune
on the day of Robert Smithson's birth. The series also includes a funeral register and an artist's statement prepared by three unidentified friends upon Smithson's death.
Materials are arranged chronologically within each folder.
DescriptionContainer
Curriculum Vitae, 1972
1
1
List, "My Favorites,", 1952
1
2
Art Students League Class Evaluation, circa 1950s
1
3
Passport and Vaccination Records, 1968-1971
1
4
Wallet, 1964-1974
1
5
Engagement Calendars, 1966-1973
6 folders
1
6-11
Artists' Statement Following Smithson's Death, 1973
1
12
Funeral Register and Cards, 1973
1
13
Miscellaneous, circa 1905-1938
1
14

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