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Series 4 | 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 4: Writings , 1959-1975
1.1 linear feet
Boxes 2-3

4.1: By Robert Smithson, circa 1959-1973
DescriptionContainer
"Abstract Mannerism,", circa 1966-1967
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58
"Art and Dialectics,", circa 1971
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59
"Art and the Political Whirlpool or the Politics of Disgust,", circa 1960s-1973
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60
"Art and Time,", circa 1960s-1973
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61
"Art and Truth,", circa 1960s-1973
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62
"Art Through the Camera's Eye,", circa 1971
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63
"Artist as Site-Seer,", circa 1966-1967
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64
"Better Homes and Industries,", circa 1960s-1973
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65
"Broken Circle, Emmen, Holland,", circa 1960s-1973
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66
"Can Man Survive?,", circa 1969
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67
"Cinematic Atopia,", circa 1971
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68
"Collossal Nullifications,", circa 1966
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69
"Critoid Menace,", circa 1960s-1973
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70
"Crystal Land,", 1966
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71
"Cultural Confinement,", circa 1972
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72
"Dialectic of Site and Non-Site,", circa 1960s-1973
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1
"Domain of the Great Bear,", 1966
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2
"Earth Art and Reclamation,", circa 1960s-1973
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3
"Earth Projects (A Sedimentation of the Mind),", circa 1960s-1973
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4
"Ecology and the Incest Taboo,", 1972
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5
"Economics of Self in Nature and Art,", circa 1960s-1973
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6
"Establishment,", 1968
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7
"Esthetics of Disappointment,", circa 1966
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8
"Fiction and Language in Art,", circa 1960s-1973
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9
"First Louse on the Tip of a Penis,", circa 1960s-1973
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10
"Frederick Law Olmstead and the Dialectical Landscape,", circa 1973
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11
"From Ivan the Terrible to Roger Corman or Paradoxes of Conduct in Mannerism as Reflected in the Cinema,", circa 1967
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12
"Hidden Trails in Art,", 1969
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13
"Hotel Palenque,", circa 1960s-1973
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14
"Iconography of Desolation,", 1961
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15
"Illustrations of Catastrophe and Remote Times,", circa 1960s-1973
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16
"Incidents of Mirror-Travel in the Yucatan,", circa 1969
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17
"Interstellar Flit,", circa 1960s-1973
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18
"Lamentations of the Paroxysmal Artist,", circa 1959-1961
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19
Letter to Michael Fried, circa 1960s-1973
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20
"Look,", circa 1970
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21
"Minus Twelve,", circa 1968
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22
"Modular Properties in Structural Art,", circa 1960s-1973
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23
"Museum of Language in the Vicinity of Art,", 1967
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24
"Nature and Abstraction,", circa 1960s-1973
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25
"New Monuments and Entropy,", 1967
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26
"Note on the Division of Esthetics,", circa 1960s-1973
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27
"Notes for the Tape Recorder,", circa 1960s-1973
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28
On Donald Judd, Drafts and Fragments, circa 1965
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On Donald Judd, Complete Draft, circa 1965
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On Donald Judd, Copy B, circa 1965
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31
"Outline for Yale Symposium: Against Absolute Categories,", 1968
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32
"Paragraph from a Fugitive Artist's Journal,", 1966
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33
"Pathetic Fallacy in Esthetics,", circa 1966-1967
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34
"Picturable Situations and Infra-Maps,", circa 1960s-1973
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35
"Pointless Vanishing Points,", 1967
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36
"Primary Envelopment,", 1968
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37
"Production for Production's Sake,", circa 1972
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38
"Quasi-Infinities and the Waning of Space,", 1966
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39
"Recent Site Developments,", circa 1960s-1973
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40
"Refutation of Historical Humanism,", circa 1966-1967
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41
"Restorations of Prehistory,", circa 1960s-1973
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42
"Search for the Elusive Edge,", circa 1960s-1973
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43
"Secrets of the Ambulatories,", circa 1960s-1973
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"Secrets of the Dome,", circa 1960s-1973
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45
"See the Monuments of Passaic, New Jersey," Draft, 1970
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"See the Monuments of Passaic, New Jersey,", 1970
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47
"Shape of the Future and Memory,", circa 1966
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48
"Sites and Settings,", circa 1968
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49
"Small Test for Jo Baer,", 1967
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50
"Some Void Thoughts on Museums,", circa 1967
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51
"Sonsbeek Unlimited - Art as an Ongoing Development,", circa 1960s-1973
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"Space, The Mirror of Time,", circa 1960s-1973
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53
"Strata, A Geophotographic Fiction,", 1970
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54
"Toward the Development of an Air Terminal Site,", circa 1967
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55
"Towards a Pornographic Art Criticism,", circa 1960s-1973
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"Two Attitudes Toward the City,", circa 1960s-1973
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57
"What is an Art Show? A Paper Tiger,", circa 1960s-1973
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"What Really Spoils Michelangelo's Sculpture,", circa 1966-1967
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"X Factor in the New Art,", circa 1966
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Notebook I, circa 1960s-1973
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Notebook II, circa 1960s-1973
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Notebook III, circa 1960s-1973
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Notebook IV, circa 1960s-1973
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Notebook V, circa 1960s-1973
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Notebook VI, 1966
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Poems, circa 1959-1961
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Miscellaneous Notes, Typescript, circa 1960s-1973
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Miscellaneous Notes, Handwritten, circa 1960s-1973
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Miscellaneous Notes, On Films, circa 1960s-1973
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4.2: By Others, 1962-1975
DescriptionContainer
Andre, Carl, [On Robert Smithson], 1975
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Atkinson, Terry, "Three Boxes,", circa 1969-1970
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72
Baker, Kenneth, "Note on Criticism as Fiction,", circa 1970s
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73
Fischer, Candace, "Labyrinth,", circa 1968
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Flavin, Dan, [Excerpt from a Letter and a Record Entry], 1963, 1966
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Flavin, Dan, "Speech for the Senior and Graduate School Students at the Rhode Island School of Design,", 1966
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Graham, Dan, "Dislocations,", 1966
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Graham, Dan, "TV Camera/Monitor Performance,", 1970
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Junker, Howard, "Idea Art,", 1968
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Kaprow, Allan, "Where Art Thou, Sweet Muse? (I'm Hung Up at the Whitney),", 1967
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Kardon, Janet, "Robert Smithson's Unrealized Projects,", circa 1960s-1970s
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Kubler, George, [On Prime Objects and Replications], From The Shape of Time, 1962
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Lipke, William C., "Dialectics of Place: Some Reflections on Robert Smithson's Mirror Project" (Cayuga Salt Mine Project), circa 1969
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Masheck, Joseph, [Annotated Chronology of Smithson Projects, 1964-1973], circa 1970s
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Masheck, Joseph, "Smithson's Earth: Notes and Retrievals,", 1974
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Mussman, Toby, "Alchemist,", 1967
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Mussman, Toby, "Pierrot-Le-Fou - Godard as Godard,", 1968
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O'Doherty, Brian, "Less Known and Unknown: An Exhibition of 35 Painters,", circa 1965
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Oster, Gerald, "What's Op?,", 1966
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Robbin, Anthony, "Some Common Misconceptions About Smithson's Conceptual Art,", circa 1968
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Robbin, Anthony, "Zen,", circa 1960s-1970s
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Rubenfeld, Florence, [On Robert Smithson], 1974
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Shafrazi, Tony, "Thats It,", 1972
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Stitelman, Paul, "Light and Video: Contemporary Art and Technology,", circa 1970s
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Swenson, Gene, "Way of Art: A Comedy in Six Scenes,", circa 1960s-1970s
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Thibeau, Jack, "Los Cines,", 1972
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Thibeau, Jack, [On Robert Smithson], circa 1970s
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Unknown, "Non-Sites,", circa 1969
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98

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.