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Sam Francis papers, 1916-2010 (bulk 1950-1994)

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Francis (Sam) Papers
Series I. Correspondence, 1937-2008 20.43 Linear Feet (49 boxes)
Series I.C. Museums, 1960-2008 9.17 Linear Feet (22 boxes)
Correspondence regarding museum exhibitions or acquisitions of Francis' work. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, with which Francis had a long relationship, occupies several boxes. Also amply represented are the Bundestag, Bonn, and the Jeu de Paume, Paris. Along with object lists and exhibition proposals, these files sometimes contain installation diagrams, loan agreements, and checklists.
Arrangement
Arranged in alphabetical order by the museum name.
box folder
14 1-7 A, circa 1960- circa 1998
B, 1963-1996
box folder
15 1-10 Correspondence
box folder
213 16 Brooklyn Museum photographs
box
16-17 Bundestag, Bonn, 1991-1994
box folder
18 1-22 C-G, 1961-2008
H-K, 1969-2003
box folder
19 1-13 Correspondence
box folder
213 17 Hiroshima Museum photographs
box folder
20 1-6 Jeu de Paume, Paris, 1995-1996
L, 1967-2000
box folder
21 1-9 Correspondence
box folder
213 18 LACMA photographs
213 19 Louisiana photographs
box folder
22 1-7 M, 1976-2002
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1980-2001
box
23-28 Correspondence
box folder
213 20 Photographs
box folder
29 1-13 N-O, 1963-2003
P-R, 1964-1997
box folder
30 1-8 Correspondence
box folder
213 21 Rahn photographs
S, 1964-1996
box
31-32 Correspondence
box folder
213 22-23 Photographs, various
box folder
33 1-4 T, 1972-1992
box folder
34 1-4 U-V, 1970-1995
W-Z, 1970-2003
box folder
35 1-5 Correspondence
box folder
213 24 Photographs, various
box folder
35 6 Photocopies of selected museum correspondence, 1956-2002


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