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Rose Slivka papers, circa 1947-2006

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Series 4: Writings, Notes and Related Research , 1954-2001
4.8 Linear Feet
Boxes 6-11, OV 23

Rose Slivka's writings include 2 diaries that record dreams, reminiscences, health concerns, and professional and personal activities. Miscellaneous writings are manuscripts, drafts and fragments of articles, reports, essays, and other shorter pieces; many are untitled and a high percentage are about crafts. Among her lectures and talks are recordings of symposia and panel discussions in which she was a participant. Notes include meeting notes, schedules, phone messages, names and addresses; 9 notebooks contain similar material. Slivka's writings on Peter Voulkos include several articles and a book, Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay. Voulkos research and reference materials for the book include scattered items relating to earlier articles.
The majority of writings by others are lectures and talks, including panel discussions and symposia, several of which featured Slivka as a moderator or co-host. Included are recordings (3 videocassettes (VHS) and 6 sound cassettes) of a symposium on "Craft Today," readings by poets and painters, a gallery talk by Elaine de Kooning, a conversation among 3 unidentified Haystack School artists, and panel discussions about The Club and on art criticism. Other writings include artists' staements and Alice Jane King's 1982 dissertation, "America's Contemporary Craftsmen."
Writings, notes and related research are by Slivka and others. Writings by Slivka include two diaries with frequent entries mentioning dreams, reminiscences, health, professional and personal activities. Miscellaneous writings are manuscripts, drafts, and fragments of articles, essays and other short pieces. Many are untitled and a high percentage are about crafts. Among the lectures and talks are recordings of syposia and panel discussions in which she participated. Notes, mainly professional with some scattered personal material, including meeting notes, schedules, phone messages, names and addresses; 9 notebooks containsimilar notes. Slivka's writings on Peter Voulkos include several articles and a book, Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay. Research and reference materials for the book include scattered items relating to earlier articles.
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By Slivka
Diaries, 1987 August 12-1988 December 20
6
15
Diaries, 1991 April 19-1992 May 10
6
16
Miscellaneous, undated
7
1-13
Miscellaneous, 1954-1999
7
14-21
Italy, 1960, undated
8
1
Peter Voulkos, undated, 1978
Oversize material housed in OV 23
8
2-10
Peter Voulkos, Early Manuscript, undated
8
11
Peter Voulkos, Book Manuscript, undated
8
12-13
Peter Voulkos, Working Copy of Final Manuscript, circa 1977
8
14
Peter Voulkos, Galley Proofs, circa 1978
8
15-16
Peter Voulkos, Research and Reference Material, 1965-1999, undated
9
1-12
Lecture/Dialogue, Dorothy Ruddick and Rose Slivka, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980
Includes 1 sound cassette
9
13
Lectures and Talks, undated
9
14-15
Lectures and Talks, Untitled Panel Discussion moderated by Gaby Rogers, undated
2 videocassettes (vhs)
9
16
Lectures and Talks, "Artists Alliance: On Living with Art" featuring Phyllis Braff and Rose Slivka , 1988
1 videocassettes (vhs)
9
17
Lectures and Talks, "Craft at Mid-Century" Panel Discussion (transcript), 1993
9
18-20
Lectures and Talks, Untitled, 1994
1 videocassettes (vhs)
9
21
Notebooks, undated, 1984-1992
10
1-5
Notes, undated, 1955-1979
10
6-12
Poems, undated
10
13
"Poetry and Visual Arts" Exhibition (circa 1976), Research Materials, circa 1972-1976
10
14
By Others
Miscellaneous, undated, 1976-1983
10
15
Artists' Statements, 1978, undated
10
16
Dissertation, "America's Contemporary Craftsmen" by Alice Jane King, George Washington University, 1982
10
17-19
Lectures and Talks, "Craft Today" Symposium, undated
2 sound cassettes
10
20
Lectures and Talks, Elaine De Kooning Gallery Talk at the Whitney Museum , undated
1 videocassettes (vhs)
10
21
Lectures and Talks, "Haystack" Panel Discusson with David Zata (voice 1) and 3 Unidentified Artists (voices 2-4), moderated by Lloyd Herman , undated
1 sound cassette
10
22
Lectures and Talks, Patton Miller, undated
1 sound cassette
10
23
Lectures and Talks, "The Club" Panel Discussion, Landmark Gallery, 1981
2 sound cassettes
11
1
Lectures and Talks, "Do Critics Matter Anymore?," unidentified speaker, 1988
1 sound cassette
11
2
Lectures and Talks, "The Summer of 1957," Rose Slivka co-host, 1990
1 videocassettes (vhs)
11
3
Lectures and Talks, "Art Criticism: Whose Truth?" Panel Discussion, moderated by Rose Slivka , 2001
1 videocassettes (vhs)
11
4
Readings by Poets and Painters, 1993
1 sound cassette
11
5
Report on Eastern Shore Crafts Industry, 1970
11
6
Amy Zerner, Slivka, and Others, 1992-1993
8 sound cassettes
Zerner, Slivka and others discuss plans for the organization and design of a book by Zerner.
11
7-8
Oversized Writings, Notes and Related Research - Peter Voulkos from Box 8, Folder 2, undated
OV 23

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