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Jean Brown papers, 1916-1995 (bulk 1958-1985)

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INVENTORY OF THE JEAN BROWN PAPERS, 1916-1995 (BULK 1958-1985)

Title: Jean Brown papers
Dates: 1916-1995 (bulk 1958-1985)
Number: 890164
Creator/Collector: Brown, Jean, 1911
Extent: 318.5 linear feet (319 boxes, 8 rolls, 64 flat file folders)
Abstract: An extensive study collection of avant-garde materials amassed by librarian and art collector, Jean Brown. Her collection documents the Dada and Surrealist art movements and their offshoots, especially Fluxus, mail art, and concrete poetry. Materials include letters, printed matter and ephemera, clippings, nearly 500 art objects, sound recordings, motion pictures, and video recordings.
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Language: Collection material is in English
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Lynda Bunting, Annette Leddy, Julio Vera.