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Series 12 | 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 12: Artifacts, circa 1950s-1970s
0.5 linear feet
Box 11, Box 14, OV 19

Artifacts consist of a paper bag silkscreened with a Campbell's soup can (Warhol), promotional buttons (N.E. Thing Co.), various organic materials, and two art kits. The Geometric Units for Logic Test kit consists of 17 geometric shape cutouts; the Gravity for Traveling I kit consists of over 15 samples of mixed materials, including foams, glass, fabrics, plastics, and metals.
The series is arranged by artifact type.
DescriptionContainer
Bag, Campbell's Soup Can (Andy Warhol screenprint), circa 1960s-1970s
Oversized material housed in OV 19
11
32
Buttons, N.E. Thing Co., "Artoficial,", 1967
11
33
Geometric Units for Logic Test, circa 1950s-1970s
11
34
Gravity for Traveling I, circa 1960s-1970s
14
Organic Material, Framed Moths, circa 1960s-1970s
14
Organic Material, Rattlesnake Head, circa 1960s-1970s
14
Organic Material, Unidentified Amphibious Organism, circa 1960s-1970s
14
Bag, Campbell's Soup Can (Andy Warhol screenprint), circa 1960s-1970s
Oversized material from Box 11, F32
OV 19

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.