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Subseries 2.2 | 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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2.2: General , 1961-1984

General correspondence includes a handful of letters drafted by Smithson and Holt, with the bulk of the subseries comprising of letters from artists, art critics, collectors, museums, galleries, art organizations, universities, real estate brokers, and businesses.
There is correspondence of note from the Dwan Gallery (Virginia Dwan) and from artist friends Carl Andre, Dan Flavin, Konrad Fischer, Dan Graham, Peter Hutchinson, Will Insley, Ray Johnson, Gyorgy Kepes, Sol Lewitt, Lucy Lippard, Toby Mussman, Claes Oldenburg, Dennis Oppenheim, Robert Wade, and Dennis Wheeler. There is also substatial correspondence between Holt and Robert Hobbs regarding the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art's retrospective Smithson exhibition in 1982.
Description Container
A, Miscellaneous, 1966-1972
1
19
ACE Gallery, 1966-1970
1
20
Andre, Carl, circa 1960s-1970s
1
21
Art International, 1967-1968
1
22
Art News, 1966-1972
1
23
Artforum (Leider, Phil), 1966-1972
1
24
B, Miscellaneous, 1963-1972
1
25
C, Miscellaneous, 1967-1972
1
26
Celant, Germano, 1969-1970
1
27
Centro de Arte y Comunicacion, 1970-1971
1
28
Columbia University, 1968-1969
1
29
D, Miscellaneous, 1963-1972
1
30
Dwan Gallery (Dwan, Virginia), 1966-1971
1
31
E-F, Miscellaneous, 1965-1972
1
32
Fischer, Candace, 1968-1972
1
33
Fischer, Konrad, 1968-1971
1
34
Flavin, Dan, 1966-1968
1
35
G, Miscellaneous, 1961-1972
1
36
Gemeentemuseum (Develing, Enno), 1968-1971
1
37
George Braziller, Inc., 1967-1974
1
38
Graham, Dan, circa 1960s
1
39-40
Guggenheim Museum, 1972-1973
1
41
H, Miscellaneous, 1965-1972
1
42
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University (Hobbs, Robert C.), 1979-1984
1
43-47
Hutchinson, Peter, 1965-1969
1
48
I, Miscellaneous, 1966-1972
1
49
Insley, Will, 1966-1969
1
50
J, Miscellaneous, 1966-1972
1
51
Johnson, Ray, 1965-1968
1
52
Junker, Howard, 1967-1972
1
53
K, Miscellaneous, 1966-1972
2
1
Kepes, Gyorgy, 1968-1972
2
2
Kurtz, Bruce, 1971-1972
2
3
L, Miscellaneous, 1966-1972
2
4
Lewitt, Sol, 1966-1970
2
5
Lippard, Lucy, 1965-1968
2
6
Long, Richard, 1968-1973
2
7
M, Miscellaneous, 1966-1972
2
8
McConathy, Dale, 1966-1967
2
9
Moderna Museet, 1984
2
10
Museum of Modern Art, 1961-1972
2
11
Mussman, Toby, 1967-1969
2
12
N, Miscellaneous, 1966-1972
2
13
N.E. Thing Co., 1968-1969
2
14
New York State Council on the Arts (Hunter, Sam), 1968-1969
2
15
Nova Scotia School of Art, 1970-1972
2
16
O-P, Miscellaneous, 1968-1972
2
17
Oldenburg, Claes, 1967-1972
2
18
Oppenheim, Dennis, 1968-1969
2
19
R, Miscellaneous, 1968-1974
2
20
Real Estate Related, 1968-1972
2
21
Rhode Island School of Design, 1972
2
22
Robbin, Anthony, circa 1960s
2
23
S, Miscellaneous, 1968-1972
2
24
Sao Paulo Bienal (Kepes, Gyorgy), 1969
2
25
Sharp, Willoughby, 1967-1970
2
26
Smithson, Robert, 1961-1972
2
27
Sonsbeek, 1969-1972
2
28
T, Miscellaneous, 1966-1967
2
29
Ta' (Berg, H.M.), 1967-1968
2
30
U, Miscellaneous, 1966-1972
2
31
University of Utah, 1970-1972
2
32
V, Miscellaneous, 1966-1972
2
33
Vollmer, Ruth, 1969-1972
2
34
W, Miscellaneous, 1968-1972
2
35
Walker Art Center, 1968
2
36
Wheeler, Dennis, 1970-1973
2
37
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1967-1972
2
38
Y, Miscellaneous, circa 1960s
2
39
Yale University, 1966-1968
2
40
Unidentified and Illegible, circa 1960s-1970s
2
41

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