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Cindy Nemser papers, 1966-2012

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Nemser (Cindy) Papers

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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
Series II. Writings, 1966-2011 5.88 Linear Feet (14 boxes)
Series II is comprised of Nemser's writings. Nemser's writing includes draft typescripts, published pieces, lectures, conference papers and clippings. Her writing was published in newspapers and periodicals such as Arts Magazine, Art in America, Artforum, Art Journal. While the bulk of Nemser's writing was art criticism she also wrote short stories, full length novels, a memoir, and scripts for plays and television programs. Some works are cowritten by Nemser and her daughter, Catherine. This series also includes other materials related to her writings, such as proposals, royalty reports, correspondence including permission requests, letters of interest and rejection from editors, press materials, slides and notes.
Arrangement
This series is arranged in alphabetical order by title of work or publication name when identified. Titles were taken from the work, or in the cases of untitled works, from the folders in which they were originally housed. Assorted and unidentified material is at the end. The arrangement reflects Nemser's original order.
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5 1 57th Street art reviews, 1966-2012, undated
5 2 "Access a Ride Should Be More Accessible," 2010 January
5 3 Alice Neel, 2000
Huxtable contributed to book.
5 4 Alice Neel biography project, 1984-2000, undated
Includes correspondence, copy of The Painted Bride Quarterly with Nemser portrait on cover, biography proposal and photocopies of essays by Nemser and Linda Nochlin.
5 5 "Alice Neel-Teller of Truths," introduction to Alice Neel: The Woman and Her Work, 1975, 2010
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18 D7 Alice Neel: The Woman and Her Work (1975), preface, 2013 .001 GB (1 file)
Alice Neel: The Woman and Her Work (1975), preface (digital version available on-site only)

Preface to catalog by Nemser. 1 computer disc (CD-ROM) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. D7 contains one Acrobat Portable Document Format 1.3 (.pdf) file.
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5 6 "Analysis: Critics and Womens Art," 1971
Published in Women and Art.
5 7 Art and Soul: Notes on Creating, undated
Nemser contributed to Audrey Flack's anthology.
5 8 "Art Attack," 1995 March
Published in West Side Beat.
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5, 28 "Art Criticism and Women Artists," 1973, undated
Published in the Journal of Aesthetic Education. Includes notes for lecture and slides.
Art Education, 1970-2010
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5 10 "Anti-Illusion: Procedures/Materials," 2010-2012
Originally published in 1971.
5 11 "The Art of Frustration," 1971 February
5 12 "Interview With An Anonymous Artist," 1970 January
Art in America, 1970-1973
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5 13 "The Alchemist and the Phenomenologist," 1971
5 14 "Presenting Charles Close," 1970
5 15 "The Women's Conference at the Corcoran," 1973
Art Journal, 1969-1970
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5 16 "Art Criticism and Perceptual Research," undated
5 17 "A Revolution of Artists," 1969
5 18 "The Role of the Artist in Today's Society," 1973-1975
Originally published in the Feminist Art Journal.
5 19 Art stories diary, 1971-1972
Manuscript pages.
Art Talk: Conversations with 12 Women Artists, 1973-2007, undated
The book was first published by Scribners, 1975, and was later reprinted as Art Talk: Conversations with 15 Women Artists, Harper Collins, 1995.
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5-6, 28 Papers and photographs, 1973-2007, undated
Includes book proposals, publishers' response letters, artwork list, interview permissions, use permissions, Barnes & Noble panel publicity papers and other assorted publicity materials, lecture notes, publishing contracts and other publishing papers, clippings and reviews, and photographs from release party.
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18 D4-D6 Digital files, undated
3 computer discs (floppy disk) : 3 1/2 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
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6-7 "Art World," 1974-1995
See also "Heroica," an earlier version of the same work.
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7 7 "Art World," television script, 1978
Artforum, 1970-1973, 2008
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7 8 "An Interview With Chuck Close," 1970
7 9 "An Interview with Stephen Kaltenbach," 1970, 2008
Includes excerpt possibly from Firebrand: The Tales of a Feminist Art Critic, describing the Kaltenbach interview.
7 10 "Lee Krasner's Paintings 1946-1949," 1973 December
7 11 "Artists and the System: Far from Cambodia," 1970 May 28
Published in the Village Voice.
7 12 "Artists of the Fin de Siècle," undated
Unpublished. Book review of Turning Points in Twentieth Century Art by Werner Hoffman and The Nabis and Their Period by Charles Chasse.
7 13 "Artists Plan Fresh Attacks on the Establishment Armed With a New Union, Another Demonstration, and Bigger and Better Demands," undated
7 14 Arts editorial, 1968
Ghostwritten by Nemser.
Arts and Entertainment, 1991-1992
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7 15 Review of I Remember Balanchine: Recollections of the Ballet Master by Those Who Knew Him, 1991 October
Book by Francis Mason.
7 16 "On Being Marilyn Horne," 1991 December
7 17 Other papers, 1991-1992
Arts Magazine, 1968-1972
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7 18 "Central Casting," undated
Review of Jackson Pollock: Energy Made Visible by B.H. Friedman.
7 19 "The Close Up Vision- Representational Art- Part II," 1972 May
7 20 "A Conversation With Lee Krasner," 1973 April
7 21 "Art Criticism and the Gender Prejudice," 1972 March
7 22 "Four Artists of Sensuality," 1975 November
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7, 28 "Grégoire Müller: Reclaiming the Figure," 1984 May
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7 24 "Interview With Helen Frankenthaler," 1972 November
7 25 "An Interview With Vito Acconci," 1971 March
7 26 Review of John Graham's System & Dialectics of Art, 1972 April
7 27 "Lila Katzen: A Human Approach to Public Art," 1975
Includes Lila Katzen, exhibition catalog (1975), where the article was also published.
7 28 "Lila Katzen Defines 'Environment'," 1970 September
7 29 Review of New Realism by Udo Kutermann, 1972 November
7 30 "Paintings for the Many," 1968 September
Short version published in Arts Magazine. Longer version unpublished.
7 31 Review of Realism, by Linda Nochlin, 1972 September
7 32 "Representational Painting in 1971," 1971
7 33 Review of Roy Lichtenstein, by Diane Waldman and Harry N. Abrams, 1972 February
7 34 "Sculpture and the New Realism," 1970
7 35 "Subject-Object Body Art," 1971 September
7 36 "Symbols of Consciousness: The Paintings of Dorothy Heller," 1972 September
7 37 Audrey Frank Anastasi, undated
Introduction to exhibition catalog.
7 38 "Baby Pictures," 1990-1996
Play written with Catherine Nemser.
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8 1 Back Stage theater reviews, 1998-1999
8 2 "Ballroom Dancing in New York," 1989
Published in Dance Pages.
8 3-4 Ben Cunningham: A Life With Color, 1985-1989
Includes typescript and some research materials.
8 5 "Between Me and Writing: A Dialogue," undated
Unpublished.
8 6 "Big Mouths, Big City: Talk and the Whole World Butts In," 1991 March 29
Published in New York Newsday.
8 7 "Bills," undated
8 8 Bridges of Madison County spoof, undated
Written for the New York Times, unpublished.
8 9 "The Brooklyn Museum Disrespects Women Artists of a Certain Age," undated
8 10 "'Cabaret' Misses a Few Notes but Has Original's Emotion," 1998
Published in Gramercy-Union News.
8 11 "Can Information Be Art?," 1970
Unpublished.
8 12 Catherine Nemser embarrassing story, undated
Changes, 1972-1973
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8 13 "100 Boots on the Lam," 1972 June
8 14 "The Anti-Object Object Makers," 1972 September
8 15 "Conversation with Marisol," 1973 June
8 16 "Film: Painters Painting," 1973 April
8 17 "I am Woman's Liberation, Interview: Louise Nevelson," 1972 May 1
Mentions Nemser.
8 18 "The Male Nude Arrives at Last," 1972 July
Includes Sylvia Sleigh exhibition catalog.
8 19 "Changing the Art World Structure," 1977
Unpublished.
8 20 "The Checkered Past of the New York Preview," 1996
Published in Critics Quarterly.
8 21 "City Rain" poem, undated
"Citysearch, New York City," 1997-1999
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8 22 "Art Review: Chuck Close," circa 1998
Interview with Close by Nemser.
8 23 "Hazelle Goodman," 1998
8 24 "Hogs, Hookers, and Hoofers: The Spring Theater Season," 1997 May
8 25 "Puppets by Kafka: The Fourth International Festival of Puppet Theater," 1998 September
8 26 "Set Services Festival of Theatrical Competition," 1997
8 27 "The Set's the Thing," 1998
8 28 Assorted reviews and contract, 1997-1999
8 29 College Art Association panel, Feminist Art Project, 2007
8 30 "Conceptual Art and Contemporary Culture," 1972 November
Published in the New England Review.
8 31 "Conference for Women in the Visual Arts," panel discussion statement, circa 1972
Conference was held at the Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC.
8 32 "The Confrontation," 1976, undated
8 33 "Constipation: The Word That Never Appears in the Travel Folders," 1978
8 34 Cousin Barry story, 2008, undated
8 35 "The Critic's Credo: Draw No Conclusions," circa 1970s
Unpublished.
8 36 "Critics View Critics," 1973 December
Published in Art Worker's News.
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9 1 "Don't Touch That Musical," 1994 May
Published in American Theatre.
9 2 "The Emperor's New Chains," 1973
Unpublished.
9 3-8 Eve's Delight, 1980-1990s
Name changed by editor from "Finding Out" to Eve's Delight. Includes typescript, book proposals, rejection letters, assorted publicity materials, publishing contract and other publishing papers, clippings and reviews.
9 9 "Exit the King," 2009
Review of the play by Eugene Ionesco published on Nemser's blog.
9 10-11 "Feminism and Contemporary Art" proposal, 1977 July
Proposal for anthology of Nemser's work. Includes proposal for similar project titled "Going For It: Women's Struggle To Make It in the Arts."
9 12 "Feminist Art Criticism: What are the Crucial Issues?," undated
Feminist Art Journal, 1972-1992, undated
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9 13 "An Afternoon with Joan Mitchell," 1974
9 14 "Are Museums Relevant to Women?," 1972 April
9 15 "Art Criticism '72: Biography is in, Formalism is Out," 1972 April
9 16 "The Art Crowd Quadrille," 1973
9 17 "The Artist in Today's Society," 1973
9 18 "Blowing the Whistle on the Art World," 1975
box folder
10 1 "Calling the Whistle in the Art World," undated
Contains research materials.
10 2 "Conversation with Barbara Hepworth," undated
10 3 "A Conversation With Marisol," 1973
Also published in Changes.
10 4 "A Critic's Lot is Not a Happy One," 1972 April
10 5 "Deleted," 1974
10 6 "The Disturbing Vision of Diane Arbus," undated
10 7 "Egomania and the Male Artist," undated
10 8 "Humanizing the Art World," 1975
10 9 "The Indomitable Lee Krasner," 1975
10 10 "Interview With Successful Woman Artist," 1972
10 11 "I've Got a Little List," 1973
10 12 "Letter to Artforum Re: Kozloff on Audrey Flack," 1974
10 13 "Letters to a Young Woman Artist," 1974
Book review of Anonymous Was a Woman. Also published in Ms. in August 1977.
10 14 "Letters to the New York Times," undated
10 15 "Male Chauvinist Expose Chapter 1: David L. Shirey," 1972 April
10 16 "Monumenta- Where are the Women?," 1974
10 17 "An Open Letter to Artforum," 1973-1974
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10, 28 "Stereotypes and Women Artists," 1972 April
Contains mostly research materials including black and white photographs and color slides. Title was also a lecture given at several universities. Article is possibly related to Art in America correspondence surveying reception of female artists.
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10 20 Review of Our Hidden Heritage: Five Centuries of Women Artists, by Eleanor Tufts, 1973
10 21 "The Professor and the Lady," 1974
10 22 Review of Through the Flower: My Struggle as a Woman Artist, by Judy Chicago, 1975
10 23 Writing guidelines, undated
10 24 Permissions, 1974-1992
10 25 Anthology and book proposal, 1974-1975
10 26 "The Feminist Critic," 1977 January
Proposal for anthology edited with Kathryn Ruby.
"Firebrand: The Tales of a Feminist Art Critic," 2005-2008, 2011
"Firebrand: The Tales of a Feminist Art Critic" (digital version available on-site only)

Nemser's memoir describing her experience as a feminist and art critic in the 1970s.
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10 27 "Being Painted by Alice Neel," undated
10 28 "How I Became a Feminist in a Single Moment," 2008
"My Remebrance of Lee Krasner,"
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10-11 Papers and typescripts, 2008-2010, undated
Includes various versions of the typescript, book proposals, rejection letters, press papers and other assorted publicity materials.
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11, 28 Photographs, 1975-1977, undated
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18 D7 Digital file, 2011 .001 GB (1 file)
1 computer disc (CD-ROM) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. D7 contains one Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file.
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11 7-7a "First Love, Last Love," 1982
Unpublished.
Free Press, 1990-1994
box folder
11 8 "A Variety of Realisms," 1994 June
11 9 "Alice Neel: A Great Painter Shunned by the Establishment," 1994 May
Exhibition review.
11 10 "Betty Bass and the Surf Casters," 1990-1991
Written with Catherine Nemser.
11 11 "Murder in the Writing Workshop," 1994 October
Original draft contains New York editorial comments.
11 12 "My Driver's License: How Has It Been Stolen, Let Me Count the Ways," 1994 December
11 13 "Picasso and the Weeping Woman," 1994 August
11 14 "A Free Woman," 1974 July
Film critique, unpublished.
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12 1-8 "Growing Pains," undated
Includes various drafts of typescript.
12 9 Helen Butleroff articles, 1995 January
Includes different versions of the same article by Nemser "Helen Butleroff: A Passion for life," published in Stages: The National Theatre Magazine; "Mama, I Want to be a Jew," published in Our Town; "Former Rockette Shooting for the Stars," published in the New York Law Journal.
12 10 "Her Night at Pluto's Retreat," 1978
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13 1-5 "Heroica," 1974-1995
Short story version was published in the Free Press. See also Art World, a later version of the same work.
13 6 "How Feminist Publications Change the Economic Structure," 1975 October
Part of a Brooklyn Museum panel.
13 7 "How to Annoy Your Love: Let Me Count the Ways," 1987 April
13 8 "How To Be a Host From Hell," undated
13 9 In Her Own Image, circa 1973
Talk for a group exhibition curated by Nemser. See also Series I.
13 10 "In Search of the Tourist Bureau," 1978
13 11 "Interview With an Anonymous Artist and An Interview With Scott Free," circa 1973
Published in New Ideas in Art Education; A Critical Anthology by Gregory Battcock. "Interview With An Anonymous Artist" was first published in Art Education in 1970.
13 12 "Irene Moss-Scenic Images in Synthetic Surroundings," 1969
Review of Irene Moss exhibition at the East Hampton Gallery.
13 13 Introduction to Josette Urso: Obra Reciente, 1997
Exhibition catalog.
13 14 "Love is Blind," circa 1980
Unpublished.
13 15 Mamas, monologues, 1997, undated
Written with Cathy Nemser. Performed at Queens Theater.
13 16 Manhattan Spirit, theater reviews, 1993-1995
Contains "Missing the Mark," review of Missing Persons, "Less Is More," review of The Cherry Orchard and "To Be or Not to Be," review of Twilight of the Golds.
13 17 "Masks," 1992 January 21
A play in one act.
13 18 "The Message Is-Never Give Up!," undated
13 19 "Midwest Women Artists," circa 1975
Unpublished.
13 20 Minneapolis College of Art and Design commencement speech, 1977 June 11
13 21 "Modern Love: Friendships Between Women," 2006
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13-14 "Mom's the Word," 1990-1996, undated
Play written by Cindy and Catherine Nemser.
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14 3 "Mother's Day," 1991
Ms., 1974-1992, undated
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14 4 "Alice Neel: Portraits of Four Decades," undated
14 5 "Daughters and Mothers," 1975 June
Nemser was a contributor to the article. Her contribution was titled "The Heart Attack."
14 6 "The Fat Dance," 1972
14 7 "Visual Arts: To Defy, Reveal - and Heal," 1992 November-December
14 8 "My Hair Has Always Been a Torment," 1974
14 9 "My Memories of Eva Hesse," 2007
Published in Women's Art Journal. Article was excerpted from "Firebrand: The Tales of a Feminist Art Critic."
14 10 Nemser's first poem, undated
Written when Nemser was eight years old.
14 11 "The New Art and the Art Gallery," circa 1970s
Nemser noted check studio international.
New York Law Journal, 1991-1995
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14 12 "Eugene Lee: Site-Specific Scene Maker," 1995 May 5
14 13 "Revivals Raise Problems in PC Times," 1995 May 19
14 14 "Speaking of His 'Passion' for B'way," 1994 August 12
14 15 "Spending a Fun Filled Week in London," 1995
Includes research materials.
14 16-17 Assorted reviews, 1991-1995
New York Times,
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14 18 "I Hate Purses," 1995 October
Published in the New York Times.
14 19 "Monster, Fellow Cellmate," 1978 March 8
14 20 "Nigel and Basil," 1989
14 21 "Off the Wall," undated
"Offing the Heads," 1994-1997, undated
Screenplay by Cindy and Catherine Nemser. Includes earlier version titled "Get the Boss."
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14 22 Papers, 1994-1997
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18 D8 Digital files, circa 1997
1 computer disc (floppy disk) : 3 1/2 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
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14 23 "On Humanizing the Arts," 1976 June
Published in American Artist and the Feminist Art Journal.
14 24 "On Romance and 'Romances'," 1983 May
Review of book by Kathryn Falk, How to Write a Romance and Get It Published, published in The Phoenix.
Opera Monthly, 1992
box folder
14 25 "How to Stay Awake During Wagner's Ring Cycle," 1992 August
14 26 "Marilyn Horne: Queen of Rossini," 1992 June
Our Town, 1994-1997
box folder
15 1 "Looking Back at a Season of Diverse Theater," 1997 May
15 2 "Why Has Theater Become so Bad?," 1995 August 31
15 3 Assorted theater reviews, 1994-1996
Overeaters Anonymous, 1984-1989
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15 4 "It's A Lonely World (But It Need Not Be)," 1984 August
15 5 "Step Nine," 1989
15 6 "Parking," 1987 March
15 7 Peak Stories, undated
Manuscript pages.
15 8 PEN, Women's Writing Workshop, 1992 May
Includes excerpts from "Firebrand: The Tales of a Feminist Art Critic."
15 9 "A Perfect Day for Cindy," circa 1990s
Unpublished.
15 10 "The Perfect Squelch," 1970's
Possibly published in the Met Diary.
15 11 "Photographs," 1970s
Published in Women's Journal of Liberation.
15 12 "Pigalle's Enfant à la cage," 1966 October
Nemser's master's thesis for New York University.
15 13 "Plexiglass," 1992-1993
Play written by Cindy and Catherine Nemser.
15 14 Political art research materials, 1973, undated
15 15 "Politics and Current Art," circa 1970s
15 16 "Radical Attitudes to the Gallery," 1980
Published in Studio International.
15 17 "Realism Today: A Mainstream Fed by Two Discernible Currents," 1972
15 18 "A Revolution of Artists," 1969
Published in College Art Journal.
15 19-20 "Roseland," 1987-1990
Includes earlier version of typescript titled "Anton" and manuscript pages.
15 21 "The Save-Your-Life Cookbook", undated
Created by Marjorie Levin and edited by Nemser. Never published.
15 22 "Schwartz's Party," undated
Possibly a fragment of a manuscript.
15 23 Script writing research materials, 1991, undated
15 24 "Seduction at the Plaza," 1978 October
15 25 "Sensibility in Jane Austen's Novels," 1964 January
Nemser's Brooklyn College master's thesis.
15 26 "Shaking the Framework: Joan Rosenbaum Transforms Jewish Museum," 1993 December 6
Published in Her New York.
SoHo Weekly News, 1975
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15 27 "Another Panel, Another Pie," 1975 November
15 28 "Beware of Roses," 1975 October 30
Stages: The National Theatre Magazine, 1994-1996
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16 1 "Celebrating 100 Years of Broadway," 1994 May
16 2 "Charles Busch: A Leading Man is Born," 1995
16 3 Assorted theatre reviews, 1994-1996
16 4 "That's How You Treat a Neighbor," 1998
Written by Cindy and Catherine Nemser.
Theater Week, 1995-1996
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16 5 "Critical Decision: Theater vs. Reviewers," 1996 October 7
16 6 "Emissary of Change: Tazewell Thompson Directs Cherlyn West's 'Holiday Heart' at the MTC," 1995 February
16 7 "Three Young Sculptors Create an Art of Pure Terror," undated
16 8-9 Town & Village theater reviews, 1996-1998
16 10 "The Trap," 1980
16 11 "Tree House 45," 1979
16 12 "Unless I Tell You Otherwise, Call Me Ms.," 1991 December 2
Unpublished.
16 13 "Up Your Southern Hospitality," circa 1971
16 14 "A Weekend in the Country: A Close Look at the Nuclear Family at Play: Or How Petty Can You Get?," 1971 September
16 15 "Weight Watchers Is My Religion," undated
16 16 West Side Beat theater reviews, 1996-1997
16 17 "Why I Hate Writing," undated
16 18 "You're Too Good to Be True," 1978, undated
Contains story and television script versions of typescript.
16 19 Assorted and unidentified writings, undated
Assorted computer disks, undated
All disks are restricted access and unavailable until reformatted.
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19 D26-D90 Backups
65 computer discs (floppy disk) : 5 1/4 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
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18 D9 Politics.SH
1 computer disc (floppy disk) : 3 1/2 in. D9 is unreadable and not available for reformatting.
18 D10 treat.doc (final version), murder2.doc 1 item
1 computer disc (floppy disk) : 3 1/2 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
18 D11-D25 Assorted backups and software
15 computer discs (floppy disk) : 3 1/2 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
Series III. Interviews and other sound recordings, 1969-2006 4.15 Linear Feet (9 boxes)
Selected interviews and other sound recordings : 1969-2006

Series III contains interviews conducted by Cindy Nemser, along with other sound recordings made by Nemser at panel discussions and art conferences. The interviews are mainly with artists or spouses of artists. Many of these interviews were conducted as research for journal articles or for Nemser's book, Art Talk: Conversations with 12 Women Artists (1975, 1995). Journal articles created from these interviews were usually published in the journals Art in America, Feminist Art Journal, or Arts Magazine. Some interviews were broadcast on W.B.A.I. Free Speech Radio. Recordings are on reel-to-reel tapes, cassette tapes, and sound discs. Some original housing contains more extensive descriptions of recordings. Audio recordings are unavailable until reformatted.
Arrangement
This series is arranged in alphabetical order. Arrangement reflects the original order of Nemser's inventory. Notes from the original inventory were retained when available. Some recordings are duplicated on multiple formats and some items contain more than one recording.
Acconci, Vito, 1970-1971
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23 R1 1970 January 7 1 item
Parts of the interview were published in "An Interview with Vito Acconci," Arts Magazine 45, no. 5 (March 1971): 20-23. Sound tape reels.
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20 C1 circa 1970 1 item
Sound cassette (15 minutes) : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
20 C2 1971 January 7 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
20 C3 1971 January 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Ad Hoc Women Artists' Committee, 1970-1973
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20 C3 1970 December 12 1 item
From the Whitney Annual. Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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23 R3b 1973 January 8 1 item
Ad Hoc Women Artists' Committee (digital version available on-site only): 1973 January 8

Probably a meeting at Lucy Lippard's studio. Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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25 R33 1973 August 1 item
Ad Hoc Women Artists' Committee (digital version available on-site only): 1973 August

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
A.I.R., 1974-2007
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22 D91 2007 March 5 1 item
A.I.R. Founding Members at CUNY Graduate Center.
Audio or data disc.
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23 R5 undated 1 item
A.I.R. (digital version available on-site only)

Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
23 R6 Alloway, Lawrence, 1974 June 5 1 item
New Talent.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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21 C30b American Theatre Critics Association panel, 1994 April 8
American Theatre Critics Association panel (digital version available on-site only): 1994 April 8

Panel discussion sponsored by the American Theatre Critics Association at the John Houseman Theatre. Panelists include Wendy Wasserstein, Lanford Wilson, Margo Lion, Benjamin Mordecai, Stuart Ostrow, and Robert Whitehead. Moderated by William A. Henry.
Poor sound quality.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Antin, Eleanor, 1971-1974
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20 C4a-C4b 1971 2 items
Antin, Eleanor (digital version available on-site only): 1971

Material from the interview was used in the article, "100 Boots on the Lam" for Changes and then for Art Talk (June 1972).
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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23 R8 1974 February 27 1 item
Antin, Eleanor (digital version available on-site only): 1974 February 27

Interview for Art Talk.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
23 R9 1974 February 27 1 item
Antin, Eleanor (digital version available on-site only): 1974 February 27

Phone interview for additional Art Talk material.
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
23 R10 Art Talk sales, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1976 October 7 1 item
Art Talk sales (digital version available on-site only): 1976 October 7

Also includes discussion with Whitney Museum bookstore representative.
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
23 R2 Aylon, Heléne, 1975 April 19 1 item
Aylon, Heléne (digital version available on-site only): 1975 April 19

Interview with the well-known conceptual artist whose work has been shown at the Jewish Museums as well as many other museums. Unpublished.
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
23 R11 Baziotes, Ethel, undated 1 item
Baziotes, Ethel (digital version available on-site only): undated

Nemser and Baziotes discuss Lee Krasner.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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20 C5a Benglis, Lynda, 1971 October 20 1 items
Benglis, Lynda (digital version available on-site only): 1971 October 20

Material from the interview was used for the article, "Four Artists of Sensuality," Arts Magazine 49, no. 7 (March 1975): 73–75. Nemser noted that the tape also included a "straight interview" that was never published.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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23 R3a, R3b Bernstein, Judith, undated 1 item
Bernstein, Judith (digital version available on-site only): undated

Interview with Judith Bernstein. This interview was not published, but material from it was used in "Four Artists of Sensuality," Arts Magazine 49, no. 7 (March 1975): 73–75. Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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24 R13 Bishop, Isabel, 1975 March 1 item
The interview was originally published as "Conversation with Isabel Bishop," Feminist Art Journal 5, no. 1 (Spring 1976): 14-20. Later in Art Talk, 1995.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
24 R14a-R14b Braunstein, H. Terry, 1977 May 18 2 items
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
24 R15 Brooks, James, 1973 July 3 1 item
Brooks, James (digital version available on-site only): 1973 July 3

Recording is of Brooks speaking about Lee Krasner. Charlotte Park also appears in this interview.
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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25 R33 Brown, Kay, 1973 August 1 item
Brown, Kay (digital version available on-site only): 1973 August

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Burko, Diane, 1975-1977
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24 R17 1975 May 18 1 item
The interview was published as "Conversation with Diane Burko," Feminist Art Journal 6, no. 1 (Spring 1977): 5-12.
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
24 R16a-R16b 1975 August 27 1 item
W.B.A.I. Nemser-Mountains.
Sound tape reels : analog, 7 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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20 C6 California Girls, 1972 December 19 1 item
California Girls (digital version available on-site only)

Title taken from label. Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
20 C7 Cameron, Duncan, 1971 October 21 1 item
Meeting with Director of the Brooklyn Museum. Women artists' groups represented by Faith Ringgold, WASBLE, Kay Brown, "Where We At." The event was written up in the article "Women and Success at the Brooklyn Museum" Feminist Art Journal. 4, no. 3 (Fall 1975): 14-15 and Kay Brown's article, "Where We At: Black Women Artists." Feminist Art Journal 1.1 (1972): 25.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Close, Chuck, 1969-1995
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20 C8 1969 June 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
20 C9 1995 December 4 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
College Art Association (CAA), 1973 January
Contains CAA tapes of the first three panel discussions for women artists in the artists' division of the conference. Among the panelists were: Cindy Nemser, Louise Nevelson, Lee Krasner, Marcia Tucker, Audrey Flack, Patricia Mainardi, Lila Katzen, Patricia Sloane, Irene Moss, and other original publishers/editors of the Feminist Art Journal. During the panel Cindy Nemser and Diane Burko met in the audience and planned a citywide festival of women in the arts called FOCUS: Philadelphia Focuses on Women in the Visual Arts. Material from this panel discussion can be found in the article "Women's Panels at the C.A.A." Feminist Art Journal 2. 2 (Spring 1973): 10-11, 14.
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24 R18 Friday am session [tape 1] 1 item
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
24 R19 Friday am and pm [tape 2] 1 item
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
24 R20 Friday pm and Saturday am sessions [tape 3] 1 item
Friday pm and Saturday am sessions [tape 3] (digital version available on-site only): 1973 January

Includes recording of Saturday, January 29, 1973 panel "Women artists speak out". Panelists are Beverly Buchanan, Martha Edelheit, Audrey Flack, Patricia Gloster, Patricia Mainardi, Cindy Nemser, Louise Nevelson, Rosalind Schneider, and Fern Stanford; moderator is Patricia Sloane.
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
24 R21 Saturday am session [tape 4] 1 item
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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25 R33 Costanis, Muriel, 1973 August 1 item
Costanis, Muriel (digital version available on-site only): 1973 August

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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20 C10a-C10k Cunningham, Ben, 1984-1985 11 items
Cindy Nemser speaking with Patsy Cunningham about the life of Ben Cunningham for Nemser's book Ben Cunningham: A Life With Color (1989).
Sound cassettes : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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24 R22 Delaunay, Sonia, 1972 August 26 1 item
Delaunay, Sonia (digital version available on-site only): 1972 August 26

Material for Art Talk.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Diary, 1972-1975
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24 R22 circa 1972 August
Diary (digital version available on-site only): circa 1972

Cindy discusses interview with Sonia Delaunay.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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23 R4 1974 January 17-June 3 1 item
Diary (digital version available on-site only): 1974 January 17-June 3

1974 January 17: Nemser diarizes a discussion regarding Joseph Beuys at a meeting with feminist women in the arts at the Pierre Hotel where Marcia Tucker was present. 1974 January 21: Nemser discusses Lee Krasner. Westbeth Collective performance review. 1974 Jauary 24: Nemser discusses A.I.R. panel, Rhinoceros, Alice Neel, David Shirey, and Louise Nevelson. 1974 February 10: Nemser discusses Alice Neel and Lee Krasner. 1974 February 17: Nemser discusses Louise Nevelson and Lee Krasner. 1974 February 25: Nemser discusses a lecture in Flint, Michigan and describes party for Alice Neel that she attended. 1974 March 4: Nemser discusses A.I.R. panel and Lee Krasner. 1974 April 19: Nemser discusses FOCUS exhibition planning. 1974 May 15: Nemser discusses FOCUS exhibition opening. 1974 May: Nemser discusses Pop art panel. 1974 June 3: Nemser discusses a panel for the Art Librarians Society.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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25 R23 1974 September-October 1 item
Trip through Iowa and Chicago.
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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23 R7 1974-1975 1 item
Diary (digital version available on-site only): 1974-1975

Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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26 R41 1975 February-April 1 item
Diary (digital version available on-site only): 1975 February-April

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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25 R26 undated
Diary (digital version available on-site only): undated

Nemser discusses interview with Barbara Hepworth.
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
25 R24 Fish, Janet, 1976 June 23 1 item
Interview published as "Conversation with Janet Fish," Feminist Art Journal 5, no. 3 (Fall 1976): 4-10. Later published in Art Talk (1995).
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Flack, Audrey, 1972-1975, undated
1972 October 25
Material for article "The Close Up Vision-Representational Art-Part II," Arts Magazine 46 (May 1972): 44–48.
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25 R25 Reel-to-reel sound tapes 1 item
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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22 D92a-D92b Sound discs 2 items
Sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
1973 November 8
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25 R26 Reel-to-reel sound tapes 1 item
Flack, Audrey (digital version available on-site only): 1973 November 8

Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape. Poor audio quality.
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22 D93a-D93b Sound discs 2 items
Sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
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23 R6 1974 June 17 1 item
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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25 R23 1974 September-October 1 item
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
1975 June 1
W.B.A.I. tape from broadcast program; Cindy Nemser interviews Audrey Flack, broadcasts June 1, 1975, June 30, 1975.
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25 R27a-R27b Reel-to-reel sound tapes 2 items
Sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, stereo. ; 7 in., 1/4 in. tapes.
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20 C11 Cassette tape 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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25 R28 Undated 1 item
Women Artists' Reel-to-Reel Tapes. Interview for article about "Close Up Vision" published in Arts Magazine "The Close Up Vision-Representational Art-Part II," Arts Magazine 46 (May 1972): 44–48.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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20 C5b Frankenthaler, Helen, 1971 September 1 item
Frankenthaler, Helen (digital version available on-site only): 1971 September

Material for "Interview with Helen Frankenthaler," Arts Magazine 46, no. 2 (November 1971): 51-55.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
20 C12 Gardner, Joan, 1973 September 20 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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25 R29 Gillespie, Dorothy, undated 1 item
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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20 C13 Gillespie, Gregory, 1972 April 29 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
20 C14 Graham, Dan, 1971 March 12 1 item
Graham, Dan (digital version available on-site only)

Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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23 R11 Greenberg, Clement, undated 1 item
Greenberg, Clement (digital version available on-site only)

Nemser and Greenberg discuss Lee Krasner.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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25 R30 Grossman, Nancy, 1973 October 27 1 item
Interview for Art Talk.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
25 R31 Harrison, Helen and Newton, 1975 October 19 1 item
Harrison, Helen and Newton (digital version available on-site only): 1975 October 19

Unpublished interview.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Hartigan, Grace, 1973
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23 R1 1973 June 10 1 item
Interview for Art Talk.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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22 D94a-D94b Undated 2 items
Sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
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23 R6 Heiss, Alana, 1974 June 5 1 item
New talent. Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Hepworth, Barbara, 1972 August 17
Interview published in Art Talk.
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25 R26 Reel-to-reel 1 item
Hepworth, Barbara (digital version available on-site only): 1972 August 17

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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22 D95 Sound disc 1 item
Sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
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25 R32 Heroica, undated 1 item
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Hesse, Eva, 1970-2006
See Series I for transcripts and business papers regarding interviews.
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22 D96a-D96c 1970 January 20 3 items
Hesse, Eva (digital version available on-site only): 1970 January 20

Sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
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20 C15-C16 1970 January 2 items
Sound cassettes : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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22 D97 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2002 1 item
Sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
22 D98 The Jewish Museum, 2006 1 item
Sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
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17 1 Transcripts, undated
Holmes, Doloris, 1971-1972
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20 C17 Cassette tape 1 item
Interview with Nemser conducted by Holmes for the Archives of American Art, Women Artists.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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17 2 Transcript 1972
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20 C19 Kadish, Reuben, undated 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
20 C20 Kadishman, 1970 March 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
20 C21a-C21b Kaltenbach, Stephen J., 1970 May 2 items
Sound cassettes : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Katzen, Lila, 1970-1973
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20 C18 1970 July 24 1 item
Interview for the article, "Lila Katzen Defines Environment," Arts Magazine 45, no. 1 (September-October 1970): 44-45.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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24 R22 1972 November 4 1 item
Katzen, Lila (digital version available on-site only): 1972 November 4

Material was used in the article, "Lila Katzen: A Human Approach to Public Sculpture," Arts Magazine 49, no. 5 (January 1975): 76-78.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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25 R33 1972 November 24 1 item
Katzen, Lila (digital version available on-site only): 1972 November 24

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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23 R12 1973 June 1 1 item
Material for Art Talk or Nancy Grossman, October 27, 1973 [Side 1].
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
23 R12 1973 November 11 1 item
[Side 2].
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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20 C22 Katzen, Lila and Janet Fish, 1996 November 26 1 item
Recording from Barnes & Noble panel.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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25 R33 Kozloff, Joyce, 1973 August 1 item
Kozloff, Joyce (digital version available on-site only): 1973 August

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Krasner, Lee, 1972-1974, undated
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26 R34 1972 November 8 1 item
Krasner, Lee (digital version available on-site only): 1972 November 8

Sound tape reel (6 hours) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
26 R35 1972 November 8 1 item
Krasner, Lee (digital version available on-site only): 1972 November 8

Interview was published as "A Conversation with Lee Krasner," Arts Magazine 47, no. 6 (April 1973): 43-48. Later published in Art Talk.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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23 R4 1974 April-May 1 item
Krasner, Lee (digital version available on-site only): 1974 April-May 1

Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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25 R33 circa 1972-1973 1 item
Krasner, Lee (digital version available on-site only): Circa 1972-1973

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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22 D99a-D99g undated 7 items
Sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
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23 R11 undated 1 item
Krasner, Lee (digital version available on-site only): undated

Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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24 R22 undated
Krasner, Lee (digital version available on-site only): undated

Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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26 R42 undated
Krasner, Lee (digital version available on-site only)

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20 C23 Laiosa, Mark, 1996 February 27 1 item
Cindy Nemser "Art Talk" W.B.A.I. 99.5FM interview with Mark Laiosa.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Le Va, Barry, 1971
1971 March 18
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20 C24 Sound cassette 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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22 D100 Sound disc 1 item
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20 C25 1971 1 item
Interview was possibly from February, March, or May. Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Lindeberg, Linda, 1972-1973
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24 R15 1973 July 1 item
Lindeberg, Linda (digital version available on-site only): 1973 July 1

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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26 R42 probably 1972 July
Lindeberg, Linda (digital version available on-site only)

More about Lee Krasner's Little Image Paintings. Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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24 R15 Little, John, 1973 July 1 item
Little, John (digital version available on-site only): 1973 July 1

Little speaks about Lee Krasner. Lee Krasner appears in this interview.
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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20 C26 Mandell, Jonathan, 1971 November 1 item
Content label on box differs from content label on tape. Possibly contains Chuck Close interview.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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26 R36 Marisol, 1973 May 4 1 item
Marisol (digital version available on-site only): 1973 May 4

Material for Art Talk.
Sound tape reel (90 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Matta-Clark, Gordon, 1970
1970 July 20
Matta-Clark, Gordon (digital version available on-site only): 1970 July 20

The interview contains possibly the only discussion with the artist regarding his early work. The material was used for the article "The Alchemist and the Phenomenologist," Art in America 59. no. 2 (March 1971): 100-103.
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20 C27 Sound cassette 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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22 D101a-D101b Sound discs 2 items
Sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
1970 September 21
Matta-Clark, Gordon (digital version available on-site only): 1970 September 21

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20 C25 Sound cassette 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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22 D102 Sound disc 1 items
Sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
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24 R15 Matter, Herbert, 1973 July 1 item
Matter, Herbert (digital version available on-site only): 1973 July

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
24 R15 Matter, Mercedes, 1973 July 1 item
Matter, Mercedes (digital version available on-site only): 1973 July

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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25 R33 Mitchell, Joan, 1972 August 22 1 item
Mitchell, Joan (digital version available on-site only): 1972 August 22

Material was used for an article on realism, "An Afternoon with Joan Mitchell," Feminist Art Journal 3, no. 1 (Spring 1974): 5-6.
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
25 R23 "Monumenta: Where Are the Women?," 1974 September 1 item
Material was used for the article, "Monumenta: Where are the Women?" Feminist Art Journal 3, no. 3 (Fall 1974): 5-6, 17. Telephone call; Guggenheim, Whitney, John Clem Clark, Marilyn Miller, Ed Fry, Elizabeth Baker. Monumenta, first day out, Whitney openings.
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
box item
20 C28a-C28b Müller, Grégoire, 1984 May 2 items
Sound cassettes : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Neel, Alice, 1971-1975
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20 C29a-C29b 1971 August 2 items
Neel, Alice (digital version available on-site only): 1971 August 2

Material was used for an article in Ms. Also see Nemser's Alice Neel: The Woman and Her Work.
Sound cassettes : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tapes.
1973 July 1
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21 C30a-C30b, C31a-C31b Sound cassettes 2 items
1 tape labeled: "Dubs 1 & 2" and "Dubs 3 & 4."
Sound cassettes : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape
box item
24 R15 Reel-to-reel sound tape 1 item
Neel, Alice (digital version available on-site only): 1973 July 1

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
box item
27 R37a-R37b 1975 May 14 2 items
Neel, Alice (digital version available on-site only): 1975 May 14

Material for Art Talk. Recording of an interview with Neel in front of an audience and includes a question and answer session.
Sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 4 tracks, stereo. ; 10 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape.
box item
25 R24 Nemser, Catherine, 1976 June 23 1 item
Cindy and Charles Nemser, Catherine at 11 years old.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Nemser, Cindy, 1975
box item
21 C32 January 15 1 item
Art Talk lecture, Summit, New Jersey.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
box item
26 R38 April-July 1 item
Autobiography, Modesto, California.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
box item
21 C33 May 10-11 1 item
"Letter to Cindy." Possibly part of an interview for her memoir.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
box item
26 R46a undated
Nemser, Cindy (digital version available on-site only): undated

Nemser reading memoir dictation. Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Nevelson, Louise, 1971-1975
1971 March 19
Nevelson, Louise (digital version available on-site only): 1971 March 19

Material was used for an article published in Changes, an alternative magazine edited by Sue Graham, the wife of Charles Mingus. It was also later published in Art Talk. In the interview the artist denounced the influence of Clement Greenberg and Harold Rosenberg plus other art world eminences. See also "Interview: Louise Nevelson," Feminist Art Journal 1, no. 2. (Fall 1972): 1, 14-19.
Poor sound quality.
box item
21 C34 Sound cassette 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
box item
22 D103a-D103b Sound discs 2 items
Sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
1973 November 1
Nevelson, Louise (digital version available on-site only): 1973 November 1

Discussion of Alice Neel and other subjects.
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26 R39-R40 Reel-to-reel sound tapes 2 items
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, 4 tracks, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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22 D104a-D104b, D105a-D105b Sound discs 4 items
Sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
box item
23 R4 1974 March 1 item
Nevelson, Louise (digital version available on-site only): 1974 March 1

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
box item
26 R41 1975 1 item
Nevelson, Louise (digital version available on-site only): 1975

Phone conversation. Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
box item
24 R15 Newman, Annalee, 1973 July 1 item
Newman, Annalee (digital version available on-site only): 1973 July 1

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Oppenheim, Dennis, 1971-1974
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21 C35a-C35b 1971 February 2 items
Sound cassettes : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tapes.
box item
23 R6 1974 July 1 item
Clock tower, Province Town.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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24 R15 Ossorio, Alfonso, 1973 July
Ossario, Alfonso (digital version available on-site only): 1973 July

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Parsons, Betty, 1974, undated
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23 R6 1974 June 5 1 item
New Talent.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
box item
26 R42 undated 1 item
Parsons, Betty (digital version available on-site only)

More about Lee Krasner's Little Image Paintings.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
box item
24 R15 Peterson, Vita, 1973 July 1 item
Peterson, Vita (digital version available on-site only): 1973 July 1

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Phone calls 1972-1973, undated
Recording of Nemser placing calls to unknown recipients.
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23 R33 circa 1972-1973 1 item
Phone calls (digital version available on-site only): circa 1972-1973

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
23 R3a undated 1 item
Phone calls (digital version available on-site only): undated

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
box item
25 R26 undated
Nemser calls Leo Castelli Gallery.
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Picard, Lil, 1974-1975
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26 R43, R44 1975 February 24 2 items
Unpublished interview with Picard, an artist from the 60's and 70's known for happenings and witty, absurdist work. Her background includes an escape from Nazi Germany and a love affair with a well-known abstract expressionist artist.
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
box item
23 R11 undated 1 item
Picard, Lil (digital version available on-site only): undated

Lil Picard in conversation with Nancy Spero, and Ronnie Eliott regarding GEDOK American Women Artists Show in Hamburg, Germany in 1972. There is a separate recording of a conversation with Picard and Nemser.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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21 C26 Raffael, Joseph, 1972 February 10 1 item
Content label on box differs from content label on tape.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
box item
26 R45 Raven, Arlene and Ruth Iskin, 1975 April 25 1 item
Raven, Arlene and Ruth Iskin (digital version available on-site only): 1975 April 25

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
box item
25 R28 Realist Artists Panel at the Figurative Alliance, 1973 December 14 1 item
The panel was moderated by Gregory Battcock and Cindy Nemser and includes Chuck Close, Janet Fish, Diane Burko, John Moore, and Marian R. Levin. The recording includes the traditional realist artists attacking Chuck Close.
Sound tape reel : analog, 1 7/8 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
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21 C36 Rosenbaum, Joan, 1993 December 3 1 item
Director of the Jewish Museum. Material from the interview was used in an article in Hers, a short-lived women's newspaper.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Rosler, Martha, 1975
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26 R46b 1975 February 20
Rosler, Martha (digital version available on-site only): 1975 February 20

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
26 R41 1975 February 1 item
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
26 R45 Saar, Betye, 1975 April 25 1 item
Saar, Betye (digital version available on-site only): 1975 April 25

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Sonfist, Alan, 1970, undated
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21 C37 1970 September 17 1 item
Interviewed for the article, "The Alchemist and the Phenomenologist," Art in America 5, no.2 (March 1971): 100-103. W.B.A.I. Women's Program War.
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
21 C38 Undated 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Stevens, May, 1971, undated
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21 C39 1971 July 1 item
Stevens, May (digital version available on-site only): 1971 July

An interview later published in "Conversations with May Stevens," Feminist Art Journal 3, no. 4 (Winter 1974-75): 4-7, 23. Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
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23 R3b undated 1 item
Stevens, May (digital version available on-site only): undated

Probably a meeting at Lucy Lippard's studio. Nemser's interview with May Stevens was published in the Feminist Art Journal "Conversations with May Stevens," Feminist Art Journal 3, no. 4 (Winter 1974-75): 4-7, 23. Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
W.B.A.I., 1971, undated
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21 C40 Panel at YMCA 1971 March 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
box item
20 C24 Women X to 12 Power, undated 1 item
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
box item
26 R46a Wilke, Hannah, 1975 February 18 1 item
Wilke, Hannah (digital version available on-site only): 1975 February 18

Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
Hannah Wilke ©2021 Marsie, Emanuelle, Damon and Andrew Scharlatt, Hannah Wilke Collection & Archive, Los Angeles/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.
26 R44 Zausner, Tobi, 1975 March 4 1 item
Sound tape reel : analog, 3 3/4 ips, stereo. ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape.
box item
22 D106a-D106d Backup, undated
5 computer discs (zip disk) : 3 1/2 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting. Probably digital backups of Nemser interviews.
22 D107 Memories, undated
1 computer disc (zip disk) : 3 1/2 in. Unavailable until reformatted. Contact reference for reformatting.
box item
21 C41 Unidentified audio cassette, 1992 June 26 1 item
Illegible label: Possibly "SWE Cre" or "Sue Col"
Sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips, mono ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
box folder
17 3-7 Original housing and other papers, 1970-1972, undated
Includes list of interviewees, some papers related to transferring tapes and some photocopies of the reel to reel boxes which often contained Nemser's descriptions.


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