Skip to main content

Sam Gilliam papers, 1957-1989

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.

Series 1: Biographical Material , 1958-1988
0.8 Linear feet
Box 1

Biographical material includes resumes, passports, exhibition lists, artist statements and essays by and about Gilliam, interview transcripts, and audiovisual material. The audiovisual material includes recordings of a group interview conducted by Dorothy Gilliam with artists Bob Field, Rockne Krebs, Gene Davis, Walter Hopps, and Sam Gilliam concerning the Washington Gallery of Modern Art in Washington, D.C. Also included are audio recordings of Portrait with Sam Gilliam, circa 1978, from the WBOE-FM radio series Black Art in America, and sound recordings of conversations between Gilliam and artists Benny Andrews and Rockne Krebs.
Description Container Select
List of Exhibitions, 1963-1976
1
1
Resumes, 1985-1988
1
2
Passports, 1968-1983
1
3
Writing on Gilliam, 1960-1979
1
4-8
Notes on Resumes, circa 1958-1982
1
9
Resumes, 1978-1980
1
10
List of Exhibitions, 1977-1984
1
11
Lists of Exhibitions and Film Strips, circa 1985
1
12
Sam & Rockne Interview Recording, 1965
1 Sound tape reel
1
13
Interviews Conducted by Dorothy Gilliam Concerning Washington Gallery of Modern Art, Recordings, 1968
3 Sound tape reels
Dorothy Gilliam interviews Walter Hopps, Bob Field, Gene Davis, and Sam Gilliam related to workshop program at Washington Gallery of Modern Art. Doug M refers to Doug Michels, later of Ant Farm fame, who conducted community architecture workshops. Also included is an interview with Rockne Krebs.
1
14
Hanging Loose with Sam Gilliam, Interview Transcript, circa 1972
1
15
Sam Gilliam in Conversation with Benny Andrews, Recording, 1974
1 Sound cassette
1
16
Sam Gilliam in Residence, Recordings, 1980
1 videocassettes (u-matic)
Shot list included in case
1 videocassettes (vhs)
1
17
Portraits in Black, Interview Transcript, 1982
1
18
Portraits in Black, Recording, 1982
1 videocassettes (u-matic)
1 videocassettes (vhs)
WETA program #107 Portraits in Black: Sam Gilliam
1
19
Black Art in America Radio Series — Portrait of Sam Gilliam Episode, Recording and Transcript, circa 1978
1 Sound tape reel
Includes interview questions.
1
20
Voices in the Wind, Interview Transcript, undated
1
21
Custody Statement by Dorothy Gilliam, 1982
1
22

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.