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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 II. Photographic practice, circa 1975-2000 14.5 Linear Feet (33 boxes)
Series II.C. Model releases, 1978-2000 1.7 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
The series contains model releases from 1978 to 2000, obtained during Mapplethorpe's lifetime and posthumously by the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation. Included are 299 original model release cards filed alphabetically by last name, signed model release letters, photocopies of release cards related to specific publications and exhibitions, and summary spreadsheets of release statuses.
Arrangement
Items in this series are arranged according to their original order.
Original model releases, 1978-1992 299 items
Includes model release cards filed alphabetically by last name. Forty-five blank cards are filed at the end.
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162 A-N
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163 O-Z and [miscellaneous]
box folder
164 1 Brooke Shields and Giorgio Paulino, 1985-1990 4 items
Due to privacy issues, some of the information in this folder has been redacted. Original items are SEALED until 2061 in box 298.
164 2 Some Women, 1988-1992 79 items
164 3 Model release summary, 1995 1 item
164 4 Random House, 1992 56 items
Due to privacy issues, some of the information in this folder has been redacted. Original items are SEALED until 2061 in box 298.
164 5 Model release status, 1995-2000 2 items
164 6 Old model releases, 1978-1982 108 items
Due to privacy issues, some of the information in this folder has been redacted. Original items are SEALED until 2061 in box 298.
164 7 Database of model releases, 1995 1 item
164 8 Te neues, 1995 2 items


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