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Marjorie Strider papers, 1965-1978

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Creator:
Strider, Marjorie Virginia, 1934-
Subject:
University of Iowa
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.8 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
The papers of pop artist, sculptor, performance artist, and art instructor Marjorie Strider date from 1965-1978, and measure 1.8 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical materials, correspondence with colleagues and art institutions, six diaries, scattered business and financial records, notes, writings, teaching and lecture typescripts, printed material, and photographs of the "Peoples' Hole Project" of a summer class taught by Strider at the University of Iowa in 1970.
Biographical materials include an address book. Correspondence is primarily between Strider, colleagues, and art institutions concerning exibitions and art-related activities. Six diaries dated from 1968 through 1973 contain very brief daily entries. Business records are primarily financial, but also include contracts for a commissioned poster for the HKL, Ltd. Project "Ikebana International," and for a merger between the stockholders of Chick Pea Conspiracy, Inc. and Max's Kansas City, Inc.
A teaching file containing material relating to a 1970 summer class taught by Strider and Scott Burton at the University of Iowa contains the best documentation about Strider's ideas about art. Included here are notes outlining various assignments for street performances and avant-garde uses of public spaces, writings by students describing their assignments, miscellaneous printed material, and notes, writings, clippings, and photographs concerning the "Peoples' Hole Project."
Additional notes and writings include miscellaneous teaching and lecture typescripts, a list of artists' names, and miscellaneous notes. Printed material includes clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, prospectuses, and press releases.
Citation:
Marjorie Strider papers, 1965-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Marjorie Virginia Strider (1931-) is a sculptor, painter, and draftsman living in New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1978 by Marjorie Strider.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art
Art teachers
Diaries
Performance artists
Photographs
Pop art
Women sculptors
Writings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8672
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210852
AAA_collcode_strimarj
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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