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Robert Mapplethorpe papers and photographs, circa 1850-2011, bulk 1970-1989

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Series I. Creative work, circa 1850-2009 (bulk 1960-1988)
Series I.A. Artworks by Robert Mapplethorpe, circa 1964-1988
Series I.B. Artworks by others, circa 1850-2009 (bulk 1969-1988)
Series I.C. Non-editioned prints, 1974-1989, 2008
Series I.D. Portfolios, circa 1970-2005
Series I.E. Commissioned and commercial works, 1970-1993, undated
Series I.F. Jewelry, 1970s
Series I.G. Films, 1978-1984
Series II. Photographic practice, circa 1975-2000
Series II.A. Card inventory of editioned prints, circa 1979-circa 1991
Series II.B. Shooting books, circa 1979-1989
Series II.C. Model releases, 1978-2000
Series II.D. Polaroid test shots, circa 1975-1989
Series III. Photographic documentation, 1969-circa 1989, undated
Series V. Exhibition files, 1977-1992, undated
Series VI. Interviews and documentaries, circa 1980-circa 1989, undated
Series VII. Financial and administrative files, 1964-1995, bulk 1975-1989, undated
Series VIII. Collections and miscellaneous items, circa 1880-1989, undated
Series IX. Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation, 1977-2011, undated
Series IX.A. Administrative files, 1989-circa 2011, undated
Series IX.B. Exhibition files, 1989-2011, undated
Series IX.C. Press materials and published works, 1989-2003, undated
Series IV. Correspondence, 1969-1991, undated
Series IV.A. Personal and professional, 1969-1991, undated
Series IV.B. General correspondence files, 1973-1990, undated
Mapplethorpe (Robert) papers
Series I. Creative work, circa 1850-2009 (bulk 1960-1988) 219.6 Linear Feet (147 boxes, 5 flatfile folders, 2 rolls)
Series I.G. Films, 1978-1984 0.4 Linear Feet (1 box)
This subseries includes copies of two films directed by Robert Mapplethorpe from 1978 to 1984 featuring Patti Smith and Lisa Lyon. Access to original films are restricted until reformatting is complete.
Arrangement
This subseries has been arranged in chronological order.
Still Moving, 1978 1 item
Still Moving: 1978

Featuring Patti Smith. (13 min.)
box item
197 DVD3 DVD
box item
144 F1-F2 16 mm film 1 item
Item F1 contains image and sound. Item F2 contains image only and is silent.
box item
197 V38, DVD2 Lady, 1984 2 items
Lady: 1984

Featuring Lisa Lyon. V38 is a VHS copy of the film. Copy DVD2 is a DVD. (7 min.)


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