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Cindy Nemser papers, 1966-2012

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Nemser (Cindy) Papers
Series I. Correspondence and business papers, 1968-2012 1.81 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Series I is comprised of correspondence to and from Nemser, letters regarding memberships in professional societies, letters of proposal for: books; writing projects; conferences; exhibitions, invitations to speak at events, research materials. The Feminist Art Journal's correspondence and business papers are included here along with requests to subscribe. Nemser's letters to editors are also represented in this series and show Nemser's active record of participation with the media.
There is a large section of Nemser's general business correspondence and related papers filed under Cindy Nemser. The papers are mostly correspondence between Nemser and various publishers but the section also includes business contracts, curriculum vitae, clippings and photographs. This section of papers reflects Nemser's professional practice of soliciting writing work and publishing opportunities as well as materials promoting her writing and lecturing.
Some letters are photocopies.
Arrangement
Series I is arranged in alphabetical order by correspondent's name, institution or project title with assorted and unidentified material at the end.
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1 1 A.I.R. Gallery, 1973, 1996
1 2 Alexander, Ron, undated
1 3 Alloway, Lawrence, 1971 May 24
Contains a letter to Al Derrick with Nemser copied.
1 4 American Theatre Critics Association, 1993-2000
1 5 Anastasi, Audrey Frank, 2008
1 6 Antin, Eleanor and David, 1974, undated
1 7 Archives of American Art, 1996 May
Contains a letter regarding an interview conducted by Doloris Holmes with Nemser. See also Eva Hesse for additional papers from the Archives of American Art.
1 8 Art in America, 1970-1971
Includes responses to form letter by Nemser regarding women artists from Eva Hesse, Alice Neel, Helen Frankenthaler, Grace Hartigan, Nancy Spero, Lil Picard, Miriam Beerman, Claire Falkenstein, Sylvia Sleigh, Miriam Schapiro, M. Helen Pashgian, Clement Greenberg, Katherine Kuh, Max Kozloff and Lawrence Alloway.
1 9 ArtTable, 2007
1 10 Artist Talk on Art, 2007 April 27
Contains flyer promoting Cindy Nemser in dialog with Audrey Anastasi.
1 11 Battock, Gregory, 1973-1980
1 12 Bernstein, Judith, 2008
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1, 28 Blum, June, 1998-2011
Includes color photographs.
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1 14 Bourdon, David, 1972 May 28
1 15 Brooklyn Museum, 1967-1978, 2008
1 16 Burko, Diane, 1975 August 7
1 17 Celant, Germano, 1978 July
1 18 Cellender, Don, 1983-1984
1 19 Cheney, Frances, 1974 January 15
1 20 Chicago, Judy, 1974-1975
1 21 College Art Association, 1996
Contains directory for Boston conference.
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1, 28 Comini, Alessandra, 1977 February 13
Includes color photograph.
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1 23 Conant, Howard, 1971-1972
1 24 Durkee, Dee, 1973 October 11
1 25 East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art, 1987
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1, 2 Feminist Art Journal, 1972-1984, undated
Includes general correspondence, fan letters, condolence letters, papers regarding funding, minutes and by-laws, and an embossing hand tool.
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1 31 Ferguson, Tom, 1976
Includes Sampling of the Eastern / of the Western Art, mentions Nemser.
1 32 Feshbach, Oriole, 2009 May
1 33 Fish, Janet, 1995 November 1
1 34 Flack, Audrey, 1996, 2007
1 35 Focus: Philadelphia Focuses on Women in the Visual Arts, 1974
A city-wide arts program including the Nemser curated exhibitions In Her Own Image and Woman's Work: American Art, 1974.
1 36 Frankenthaler, Helen, 1971
1 37 Fundaburk, Emma Lila, 1974 May 11
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3 1 Gardner, Jo-Ann, 1974 September 20
3 2 Grezel, Miriam, 1974
3 3 Gross, Julie, 1972 May 6
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3, 28 Grossman, Nancy, 1975, 1995
Includes color slides.
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3 5 Hartigan, Grace, 1970- 2008
3 6 Hesse, Eva, 1979-2006
Contains mostly letters regarding permissions. See also Series II Art Talk: Conversations With 12 Women Artists and Series III for the recordings and transcripts of interviews.
3 7 Huxtable, Ada Louise, 1974 June 20
3 8 In Her Own Image, 1973 November
An exhibition curated by Nemser at the Samuel S. Fleisher Memorial Art Gallery as part of Focus: Philadelphia Focuses on Women in the Visual Arts. Includes letters from Berenice Abbott, Barbara Morgan, and Imogen Cunningham,
3 9 Innaurato, Albert, 1989 March 21
3 10 International Art Critics Association, 1975 February 18
3 11 Johnson, Ray, undated
Contains photocopy of article regarding Johnson.
3 12 Karras, Maria, 1974 February 7
3 13 Krasner, Lee, 1972, 2007
3 14 Krugman, Irene, 1973 June 1
3 15 Landis, James, 1989 September
Letters to Editors, 1970-2006, undated
Includes letters regarding Barbara Rose, Annette Bening, Betty Friedan, Frank Stella, Leah Gordon, Lee Krasner, Lila Katzen, Hilton Kramer, Nina Yankowitz, Amy Tan, Walter Kendrick, Jane Austen and John Perreault.
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3 16 Artforum, undated
3 17 Her, 1993 October 21
3 18 New York Magazine, 1973
3 19 New York Observer, 1991 May 13
3 20 New York Times, 1970-2006
3 21 Newsday, 1989-1991
3 22 Village Voice, 1970-1982
3 23 Levin, Gail, 2006
3 24 Lippard, Lucy, 1975 August-September
3 25 Loach, Roberta, 1977, undated
3 26 Mainardi, Patricia, 1972 January 12
Letter to Lawrence Alloway and Sylvia Sleigh.
3 27 Media Report to Women, 1974 September
3 28 Mew, Tommy, 1977, undated
3 29 Ms., 1975-1992
3 30 N'Cognita, Vernita, 2006 December
3 31 National Endowment for the Arts, 1975- 1976
Includes Art Critics Fellowship Grant papers.
3 32 Nemser, Catherine, 1984 October 3
3 33 Nemser, Charles, 1977 March 20
Includes letter to Hilton Kramer.
Nemser, Cindy, 1969-2008, undated
Nemser's general business correspondence is filed here. If correspondence exists about a specific writing project then it is filed under the project title.
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3 34 Archive, 2008
Includes inventory of archive and letters from institutions considering acquisition of archive.
3 35 Grant applications, 1995-1996
3 36 Lectures, 1971-1999
Includes lists of lectures, invitations to lectures and conferences, contracts for participation, letters thanking Nemser for her contributions and some press and publicity ephemera.
3 37 Solicitation letters, 1974-1992
Contains letters Nemser sent to publishers soliciting publication or new writing opportunities.
3 38 Response letters, 1969-1997
Contains responses to Nemser's solicitation letters from various editors and publishing houses.
3 39-40 Assorted contracts and business papers, 1975-2007
Documents in box 3 folder 40 are sealed for Nemser's lifetime.
Cover letters, curriculum vitae, biographies and bibliographies, 1975, 2008-2013, undated
Cover letters, curriculum vitae, biographies and bibliographies (digital version available on-site only)

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4 1 Papers
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18 D1-D2, D7 Digital files .001 GB (2 files) and 2 unprocessed computer discs
D1: 1 computer disc (floppy disk) : 3 1/2 in. D2, D7: 2 computer discs (CD-ROM) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
D7 contains two Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) files. Other content unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
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4 2 Materials regarding television appearances, 1976
4 3-4 Clippings, 1972-1978
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4, 28 Photographs, 1973-1974, undated
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4 6 New Dramatists, 1990 December 18
An unidentified play by Nemser was chosen as semi-finalist.
4 7 The New School, 1996 November 13
Panel proposal on women artists at the New School.
4 8 The New York Cultural Center, 1972 June 27
4 9 Nochlin, Linda, 1972 November 16
4 10 O'Doherty, Brian, 1969-2008
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4, 28 Ornstein, Peter, 2010 January-February
Includes color photograph.
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4 12 Our Town, 1995
4 13 Outer Critics Circle membership, 2007-2010
4 14 Picard, Lil, 1973, 2007
Includes clipping of article by Picard.
4 15 Piercy, Marge, 1975 August 13
4 16 Plagens, Peter, 2007 May
4 17 Posner, Donald, 1972 December 27
4 18 Quinby, Diana, 2005 February 15
4 19 Remington, Deborah, 2007
4 20 Ruby, Kathryn, 1972 January 20
Contains clippings of Ruby's letter to the editor published in the Village Voice.
4 21 Schapiro, Miriam, 1974-1977
Includes letter regarding the California Institute of the Arts, Feminist Art Program.
4 22 Shattuck, Roger, 1979 April-May
4 23 Starr, Nina Howell, 1972-1973
4 24 Thomas, David, 1972 April 25
Originally in folder titled "Important Letters."
4 25 Tillotson, Robbie, undated
4 26 Tufts, Eleanor, 1974 September 11
4 27 Veteran Feminists of America, 2004-2011
Includes correspondence with Jacqueline Ceballos and Gloria Orenstein.
4 28 Wendt, Ingrid, 1979-1980
4 29 Women Artists in Revolution (W.A.R.), 1970
4 30 Women in the Arts, 1999-2007
Includes photograph by Charles Nemser of 1972 picketing of Museum of Modern Art.
4 31 Women's National Book Association, 1980-1981
Contains membership and network directory.
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4, 28 Women's Work: Homage to Feminist Art, 2007, undated
Exhibition curated by Nemser at Tabla Rasa Gallery. Includes color photograph and slides.
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4 33 X-12, 1970, undated
Includes a letter to Silviana Goldsmith.
4 34 Yankowitz, Nina, 2007 May
4 35 Assorted photographs, 1972-1997, undated
Contains copy prints.
4 36 Assorted, 1968, 2007-2012, undated
Includes notes, correspondence regarding tours of private art collections and correspondence regarding an article by Roberta Smith.
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18 D3 Digital files, undated
1 computer disc (CD-ROM) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Folder titles: Linked In Blog Mitchell_files; My Documents; art talk business items; CINDY NEMSER'S FORUM_files.
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4 37 Unidentified correspondence, 1972, 1975, undated


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