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William Anthony papers, 1956-2003

Contents and Arrangement

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1976-2001
2 Folders
Box 1; reel 5875

Biographical material consists primarily of biographical accounts that include listings of Anthony's exhibitions. The chronology provides more detailed information concerning events in Anthony's life.
Biographical materials are on reel 5875.
Description Container Select
Biographical Accounts, 1981-2001
1
1
Chronology, 1976-2001
1
2

Series 2: Correspondence Files , 1961-2001
16 Folders
Box 1; reel 5875

Correspondence consists primarily of alphabetically-arranged folders of letters from colleagues who maintained a long-term contact with Anthony. Single letters from other colleagues have been placed in a separate alphabetical arrangement and filed in miscellaneous correspondence and includes letters from Jules Feiffer, William King, Alfred Leslie, Sol Lewitt, Claes Oldenburg, Harold Rosenberg, and Theodoros Stamos.
Correspondence is on reel 5875.
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Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1961-2001
1
3-5
Charles Carpenter, 1979-2001
1
6
James Duffy, Jr., 1975-1998
1
7
Jasper Johns, 1972-2000
1
8
Roy Lichtenstein, 1977-2000
1
9
Carl Little, 1989-2000
1
10
Joe Masheck, 1981-1991
1
11
Robert Rosenblum, 1981-2000
1
12
David Ross, 1978-1992
1
13
Barry Schwabsky, 1990-1992
1
14
Leo Steinberg, 1981-2001
1
15
Jonathan Williams, 1972-2000
1
16-18

Series 3: Exhibition Files , 1961-2003
32 Folders
Box 1, OV 3; reel 5875

Exhibition files primarily contain printed material concerning exhibitions of Anthony's work. Some files also contain letters, price lists, and photographs. The file for the Cokkie Snoei Gallery of Rotterdam contains an original drawing for the exhibition announcement. There is also a file for an exhibition of other artist's works owned and exhibited by Anthony.
Exhibition files are on reel 5875.
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Exhibition Files for Exhibitions of Anthony's Work, 1961-2003
1
19-49
Exhibition Files for Exhibitions of Other Artist's Works Owned by Anthony, 1997
1
50
Four oversize posters for Now Gallery, New York, 1985-1987
OV 3
Oversize poster and a duplicate for the Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, California, 1998
OV 3

Series 4: Art work , 1961-2003
6 Folders
Box 1, OV 3; reel 5875

Artwork primarily consists of pencil drawings, but also includes 2 tempera sketches and a silkscreen line self-portrait.
Art work is on reel 5875.
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Drawings, 1961-1963
1
51
Drawings, tempera paintings, and silkscreen, 1964-1969
1
52
Drawings, 1971-2003
1
53-56
Eleven oversize drawings, 1971-2000
OV 3

Series 5: Reproductions of Art Work Created in 1976-2003 , undated
25 Folders
Box 1, 2; reels 5875-5877

Files of photocopies and photographs of Anthony's drawings and paintings created from 1976 to 2003 offer a comprehensive overview of his work.
Reproductions of art work created in 1976-2003 are on reels 5875-5877.
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Reproductions of Art Work Created in 1976-1995
1
57-73
Reproductions of Art Work Created in 1996-2003
2
1-8

Series 6: File for Book, A New Approach to Figure Drawing , 1965
2 Folders
Box 2; reel 5877

A file concerning Anthony's book, A New Approach to Figure Drawing, contains letters, printed material, and original art work. Also included is an endorsement comment signed by Larry Rivers.
The file for book, A New Approach to Figure Drawing is on reel 5877.
Description Container Select
File for A New Approach to Figure Drawing, 1965
2
9-10

Series 7: Clippings , 1956-2002, undated
2 Folders
Box 2; reel 5877

Clippings consist of cartoons, articles about Anthony, and a copy of Public Illumination Magazine.
Clippings are on reel 5877.
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Clippings, 1956-2002, undated
2
11-12

Series 8: Photographs , 1965-2000, undated
3 Folders
Box 2; reel 5877

The majority of photographs are of Anthony and of his students and colleagues, including Dore Ashton. Four photographs are photocopies.
Photographs are on reel 5877.
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Photographs of Anthony's parents, undated
2
13
Photographs of Anthony, 1965-2000
2
14
Photographs of Anthony with friends and colleagues, 1987-1998
2
15

Series 9: Recorded Lecture and Announcements of Slide Talks , 1985-1990, undated
1 Folder
Box 2; reel 5877 and unfilmed

This file contains an undated 21-minute audio cassette of one of Anthony's slide talk lectures and announcements for other talks.
Recorded lectures and announcements of slide talks are on reel 5877.
Description Container Select
Recorded Lecture and Announcements, 1985-1990
2
16

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