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Harry Smith papers, 1888-2010, bulk 1987-1990

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Smith (Harry) papers
Series VII. Videos, 1964-2007 9.62 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Selected video recordings from Series VII. (Digitized version available on-site only)

All but the first item in this series was created by Harry Smith Archives after Smith's death. The series consists of Rani Singh's interviews with people who knew Smith (listed names indicate the interviewees), or recordings of performances of Smith's Anthology, with selected video recordings of Smith's films or images.
Arrangement
Arranged in chronological order.
box item
127 V1 Warhol screen test, 1964
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in. Copy from Warhol Foundation of film of Smith making string figures.
127 V2-V3 Nick Cave, Meltdown, July 1999
2 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V4-V7 Philip Lamantia, July 31, 2000
4 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V8-V9 Lionel Ziprin, September, 2000
2 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V10 Bob Arihood, September 26, 2000
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V11 Robert Haller, September 26, 2000
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V12-V14 Jonas Mekas, September 26, 2000
3 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V15-V16 Gregory Corso, January 7, 2001
2 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V17 Ed Sanders, April 20, 2001
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V18-V19 Bill Holm, July 9, 2001
2 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V20 Gordon Tweit, July 10, 2001
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V21-V23 Anthology film archives event, November, 2001
3 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V24-V25 Patrick Hulsey, March 25, 2002
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V26-V27 M. Henry Jones, March 29, 2002
2 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V28 Jonas Mekas, April 1, 2002
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V29 Stanley Bard at the Chelsea Hotel, April 2, 2002
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V30 Chelsea Hotel exterior, undated
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
127 V35-V36 Jordan Belson, June 3, 2002
2 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in. Videocassettes lack image and were digitized as audio-only.
127 V37-V40 Peter Kubelka, October 4, 2005
4 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
box item
128 V41-V42 Chuck Pirtle, February 11, 2006
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
128 V42 Bill Holm, February 11, 2006
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
128 V43 Anacortes interviews, Spring 2006
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
128 V44-V49 Jordan Belson, undated
6 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
128 V50-V52 Perri Fleishman, undated
3 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
128 V53-V54 Peter Fleishman, undated
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
128 V55 GRI video initiative, undated
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
128 V56 Harry Adam, undated
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
128 V57 On Mahagonny, undated
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
128 V59 Smith artwork at Anthology, undated
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
128 V60 Untitled, undated
1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
box item
129 V61 Allen Ginsberg, Household Affairs, undated
1 videocassette (video 8) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
129 V62 Harry's memorial #1, undated
1 videocassette (video 8) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
129 V63 Untitled, undated
1 videocassette (video 8) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
box item
130 V651 33rd Grammy awards, 1991
1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
130 V71 Harry Smith project promo video, November 20, 2001
1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
130 V72 Harry Smith: the Avant-Garde in the American Vernacular, 2001
1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
box item
131 V73 Harry Smith interview with P. Adams Sitney and Andres les Barthes, 1973
1 videocassette (Beta SP) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
131 V74 Patrick Hulsey, Boy am I in trouble, 1999
1 videocassette (Beta SP) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
box item
132 V75-V76 Smith donating Seminole patchwork quilts to Smithsonian, undated
1 videocassette (Beta SP) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
132 V77 Ginsberg on Harry Smith, 2001
1 videocassette (Beta SP) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
box item
133-134, 141 V78-V88, V149 Nick Cave, Meltdown, 1999
3 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
box item
134 V89-V97 UCLA Harry Smith project, 2001
1 videocassette (Digital Betacam) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
box item
135-139 V98-V140 UCLA concert, April 25, 2001
43 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
box item
1140 V141-V148 Harry Smith concert at St. Ann's, undated
8 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
box item
142 V150-V151 Slenderella system, undated
2 videocassettes (Beta) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
box item
143 V152 Steve Reinke, Sad Disco Fantasia, 2000
1 videodisc (DVD) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
143 V158 The Old Weird America undated
1 videodisc (DVD)(? min.): digital, sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
143 V159 Harry Smith Project Live Concert Film undated
1 videodisc (DVD)(? min.): digital, sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
143 V160-161 Mahagonny, parts 1-2 undated
2 videodiscs (DVD) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. Reformatted from 35mm internegative
143 V162 Selected films undated
1 videodisc (DVD) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
2013 transfer of films #1-5, 7 and 10: Early Abstractions; Film 10: Mirror Animations; Film #14: Late Superimpostion; and Film #15: Untitled Animation of Seminole Patchwork (silent).
This DVD is also listed in Series VI. Film projects, 1947-2003.


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