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Wayne Nowack papers, 1881-1996

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged in five series.

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1881-1989
0.4 Linear Feet
Box 1

Biographical material includes genealogical items related to Nowack and his family as well as a list of public and private collections in which his work appeared.
Description Container Select
Genealogy, 1939-1977, undated
1
1
Biographical Material, 1923-1964
1
2-7
Nowack, Bernard (Father), 1881-1921, 1926-1989
1
8-9
Nowack, Bertha (Mother), 1889-1971
1
10
Nowack, Frank (Uncle), 1885-1918
1
11
Collector Lists, undated
1
12

Series 2: Correspondence , 1947-1996
1.7 Linear Feet
Box 1-3

Correspondence includes personal correspondence with his family, professional correspondence with Allan Stone, his dealer of 20 years, and general correspondence with others. This series is arranged alphabetically by author's last name.
Description Container Select
Family, 1953-1976
1
13-14
A, General, 1947-1989
1
15
B, General, 1967-1993
1
16
C, General, 1976-1994
1
17
D, General, 1968, 1970
1
18
E, General , 1962-1977
1
19
Ezner, Eli B., 1961-1970
1
20
F-G, General, 1952-1987
1
21
Gallery Search, 1978-1996
1
22
Ginsberg, Arlin, 1960-1976, 1981-1994
1
23-26
Ginsberg, Arlin, 1960-1976
2
1-14
H, General, 1954-1995
2
15
Ind, Peter, 1964-1990
2
16-26
L-K, General, 1961-1995
2
27
Martin, Glenn, 1971-1990
2
28-30
Meeker, John, 1984-1992
2
31
Meeker, Michael, 1975-1992
2
32
Miscellaneous, 1951-1983
2
33
Paine, Stephen D., 1967-1989
2
34
S, General, 1967-1991
2
35
Stone, Allan, 1961-1967, 1971-1987
3
1-3
T-W, General, 1980-1992
3
4

Series 3: Printed Material , 1932-1974
0.2 Linear Feet
Box 3

Printed material is comprised of exhibition catalogues and clippings of reviews of Nowack exhibitions.
Description Container Select
Exhibition Reviews and Checklists, 1932-1968
3
5-9
Exhibition Reviews and Catalogs, 1969-1971, 1974
3
10-11

Series 4: Writings , 1939-1988
0.6 Linear Feet
Box 3

Writings include diaries, journals, journals, essays, and miscellaneous manuscripts that reflect Nowack's ideas on art, philosophy and the cultural climate of the time. Also found are Nowack's master's thesis from 1948 and various grant applications.
Description Container Select
Diaries and Journals, 1940-1948
3
12
Grant Applications, 1972-1978
3
13
Master's Thesis, 1948-1950
3
14
Miscellaneous, 1939-1947, 1955-1963
3
15-16
Influential Quotations, 1941-1943
3
17-18
Poems, Essays, Articles, and Lectures, undated
3
19
Notes for Projected Book, 1966-1970
3
20
Journals, 1966-1970
Journals, 1966-1970
3
21
North Hollywood Period Part I, 1967
3
22
North Hollywood Period Part II, 1967
3
23
North Hollywood Period, 1968
3
24-25
Journals, 1969-1970
3
26
Preparation for Drawing Album, 1983
3
27
Essays, 1983-1993
3
28
Miscellaneous, undated
3
29
Album Notes, 1988
3
30

Series 5: Photographic Material , 1903-1996
1.1 Linear Feet
Box 3-4

Photographic material includes an album of photographs from Nowack's grandparents, photographs of art work, and 750 slides of work.
Description Container Select
Photographs, 1962
3
31
Photographs of Work, 1950
3
32
Photographic Album (Grandparents), 1903-1941, undated
4
1
Photographic Album, 1945-1988
4
2
Photographs of Drawings, 1940-1985
4
3-5
Slides of Artwork, circa 1960s-1980s
4
6-9

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.