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Carolee Schneemann papers, 1959-1994

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Schneemann (Carolee) Papers

Scope and Content of Collection

The archive documents Schneemann's performances, happenings, film and book production, and exhibitions from 1959-1994. It includes original materials relating to performances and publication projects in the form of notes, drawings, performance scripts and manuscripts; correspondence with visual, literary and performing artists, art critics, and other individuals prominent in the international avant-garde; printed ephemera, artists' books, and Fluxus objects by Schneemann and others; lecture notes and other materials pertaining to Schneemann as teacher and lecturer; research files on performance and feminist topics; manuscripts by others about Schneemann's work; and photograph albums which provide visual documentation of much of her performance work.

Arrangement note

The archive is arranged in ten series:
Series I. Projects;
Series II. Notes;
Series III. Correspondence;
Series IV. Ephemera and objects;
Series V. Teaching and students' work;
Series VI. Feminist research files;
Series VII. Film and performance files;
Series VIII. Other clippings;
Series IX. Writings about or by Schneemann;
Series X. Performance albums.




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