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Betty Turnbull interviews with Southern California artists and related ephemera, 1960-1988

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Turnbull (Betty) interviews with Southern California artists and related ephemera

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Series I. Interviews, 1975-1988 1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
This series contains twenty-eight audiocassettes created between 1975 and 1988 of interviews conducted by Betty Turnbull with leading Southern California artists of the time, including Ed Kienholz, Robert Irwin and Ed Ruscha. Titles are transcribed from the cassette labels. Audio materials are unavailable until reformatted.
Arrangement
Material is arranged chronologically.
box Cassette
1 C1 KCET Nick Williams' Roundtable w/ Peter Plagens, Pastier, C. Polack and Murphy, 1975 February
1 sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C2 Auping / Stein / Turnbull Interview, 1975 April 4
1 sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C3 Ed Kienholz Hope, 1975 September 25 - 1975 September 27
Ed Kienholz Hope, 1975 September 25 - 1975 September 27 (digitized version available on-site only)

1 sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C4 Irving Blum NY, 1975 October 6
1 sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C5 Walter Hoppes [sic], 1975 October 4
1 sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C6 Hoppes [sic] New York, 1975 October 4
1 sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C7 Ed Ruscha / Billy Al Bengston, 1975 October 7 - 1975 October 8
Ed Ruscha / Billy Al Bengston, 1975 October 7 - 1975 October 8 (digitized version available on-site only

1 sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C8 Hal Glicksman, 1975 October 12
1 sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C9 Bob Alexander, 1975 October 29
1 sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C10 Turnbull Re: Moss, 1975 November 12
1 sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C11 Rob[ert] Irwin, Westwood Cal., 1975 December 31
1 sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C12 1st Part of Chronology, BT Intro to Herms, circa 1975
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C13 Berlant Excerpts / Berlant Revised, circa 1975
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C14 Gene Summers, circa 1975
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C15 Marvin Harden, circa 1975
Marvin Harden, circa 1975 (digitized version available on-site only)

1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
1 C16 Mike Davis Plaza 58 Ex Cat, circa 1975
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
box Cassette
2 C17 Nate Olivera Essay, circa 1975
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
2 C18 Wonner / Brown, circa 1975
1 sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
2 C19 Craig Kauffman Laguna Beach, 1976 January 13
Craig Kauffman Laguna Beach (digitized version available on-site only): 1976 January 13

1 sound cassette : analog, 1 5/16 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
2 C20 Elmer Bischoff / Tom Jefferson Re: David Park, 1977 January-March
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. Side A: 1977 January Side B: 1977 March 5
2 C21 Victor Henderson Takes a Walk, 1978 November 2 - 1978 November 12
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Cassette tape is printed with label reading: Victor Henderson Takes a Walk / Copyright 1979 / Editing Assistance from Michael Lenhart. Front of cassette contains handwritten note: Dear Betty +++ We had fun together. I hope we can do it again. Love Vic. Back of cassette is printed with the following text: This 60 minute tape covers a 150 mile 10 day walk across Los Angeles, starting at the ocean in Venice, California, through the city, across the desert, finishing on Mount San Jacino near Palm Springs, California. This performance was sponsored by the Newport Art Museum, Newport Beach, California.
2 C22 J[ames] Strombotne, 1979 January 25
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
2 C23 Paul Dillon: Informal Discussion Re: Exhibition, 1979 10 October
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
2 C24 Richard Turner Discussion and Plan for November Exhibition, 1982 August
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
2 C25 Richard Turner Continued Discussions, 1982 October
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
2 C26 Janice Roper Reading at Tea and Sympathy, 1987 August 1
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Cassette box also contains business card from Tea and Sympathy with handwritten note. Front of business card reads: Proprietor: Nancy Williams - 714/645-4860 - English Antiques with Tea Room - Tea and Sympathy - (Tustin at 17th), 369 E. 17th Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Back of business card contains pencil note reading Janice Roper - August 1 - 1:30 + 2:00.
2 C27 Turnbulls on Holloway Dec 1987 (Copy), 1987 December
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
2 C28 KUCI / Arts O.C, 1988 January 6
1 audiocassette : analog, 1 7/8 ips ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Back of box contains insert reading: Interview-Betty Trumball - 1-6-88/KUCI ARTS IN OC @ Paul
Series II. Papers and ephemera, 1960-1985 1.6 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Series consists of ephemera, photographs and correspondence relating to the 1976 exhibition The Last Time I Saw Ferus and other projects.
Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Correspondence, 1960-1985
box folder
3 1 General, December 1969-November 1984
Contains materials related to Betty Turnbull, including handwritten letter from Wallace Berman, letter from Ken Tyler regarding Gemini GEL resignation, copies of letters, and invoices for art purchases.
3 2 Support Letters, May 1980-September 1981
Contains professional and personal letters written in support of Betty Turnbull upon her dismissal from the Newport Harbor Art Museum in May 1981.
3 3 TLK Gallery, July 1982-October 1985
Also contains notes, invoices, and letters relating to TLK Gallery operated by Betty Turnbull, Phyllis Lutjeans, and Victoria Kogan.
David Park material, 1960-1977
box folder
3 4 Photographs, 1977
From David Park retrospective at Newport Harbor Art Museum. Contains photographs of paintings by David Park.
3 5 Research material, 1960-1977
Also contains information about Richard Diebenkorn and Dennis Hare.
3 6 Ferus Party, March 5, 1976
Contains the dinner menu for the Newport Harbor Art Museum opening of The Last Time I Saw Ferus.
3 7 Walter Hopps interview transcript, October 4, 1975
3 8 Writings about Betty Turnbull and Southern California art, April 1966-March 1985
Contains miscellaneous articles by and about Betty Turnbull and art in Southern California and PR done for the TLK gallery.
3 9 Writings by Betty Turnbull, November 1984
box
4 Newspaper clippings, May 1973-December 1981


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