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Series 13 | 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 13: Nancy Holt Papers, circa 1960s-1980s
1.7 linear feet
Box 12-13, Box 15, OV 27

The Nancy Holt papers consist of correspondence, a grant application, printed materials, and project files and material related to her motion picture films
Pine Barrens
(1975) and
Sun Tunnels
(1976).
Pine Barrens
original elements include a release print, outtakes, trims, and soundtrack, and paper records include footage logs and a detailed handwritten description of the film.
Sun Tunnels
original elements include a work print with original splices.
The series has been arranged by material type.
Much of the original film materials from the
Pine Barrens
and
Sun Tunnels
film projects have been transferred to video for research access, including the
Pine Barrens
release print and a portion of outtakes, and the
Sun Tunnels
work print.
DescriptionContainer
Correspondence, circa 1960s-1980s
13
1
Grant Application, National Endowment for the Arts, 1986
13
2
Clippings, Exhibition Reviews, 1984-1985
13
3
Event Announcements, 1974
Oversized material housed in OV 27
13
4
Project,
Pine Barrens
(1975)
Handwritten Description of Film, circa 1970s
13
5
Film Log, 1975
13
6
Release Print, 1975
2 videocassettes (vhs)
duplicates
1 videocassette (digital betacam)
duplicate
1 film reel
original
16 mm
Original film housed in box 12, video copies housed in box 15
13
7
Outtakes, 1975
2 videocassettes (vhs)
duplicates
2 film reels
original; 8 original rolls compiled into 2 reels for video transfer
16 mm
1 videocassette (digital betacam)
duplicate
Original film housed in box 12, video copies housed in box 15
13
8
Additional Outtakes, 1975
14 film reels
housed in 5 film cans
original
16 mm
Original film housed in box 12
13
9
Trims, 1975
1 film reel
16 mm
Original film housed in box 18, folder 8
13
10
Soundtrack, 1975
1 sound tape reel
10.5 inch diameter
Original sound tape reel housed in box 12
13
11
Project,
Sun Tunnels
(1976)
Clipping, 1977
13
12
Work Print, circa 1976
2 videocassettes (vhs)
duplicates
1 videocassette (digital betacam)
duplicate
1 film reel
original
16 mm
Original film housed in box 18, folder 8, video copies housed in box 15
13
13
Drawing of Ann Tobin, 1974
13
14
Original Film and Sound Tape Reel from
Pine Barrens
, Including Release Print, Outtakes, Workprint, Soundtrack (From Box 13, folders 7-9, 11)
12
Original Film from
Pine Barrens
Trims (From Box 13, Folder 10) and
Sun Tunnels
Work Print (From Box 13, Folder 13)
18
8
Video Copies of
Pine Barrens
Release Print (From Box 13, Folder 7)
15
1
Video Copies of
Pine Barrens
Outtakes (From Box 13, Folder 8)
15
2-3
Video Copies of
Sun Tunnels
Work Print (From Box 13, folder 13)
15
4
Oversized Event Announcements from Box 13, Folder 4, 1974
OV 27

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