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Collection Creator:
Grinstein, Stanley, 1927-2014  Search this
Grinstein, Elyse, 1929-2016  Search this
0.2 Linear feet (Box 1)
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Series provides scattered documentation of professional activities in which the Grinsteins were involved. Of note are two folders of material related to a proposal originally conceived by Elyse Grinstein and Craig Hodgetts with a formal draft proposal by Suzanne Weil, for a television series on design. Records include ideas and outlines for episodes, lists of suggested participants, and sketches of screen shots. One folder of notes appears to summarize a "museum architectural Program" with plans for various areas in a museum. Although the context is unclear the first page notes stated priorities in the "Articles of Incorporation for the Contemporary Art Museum." Also found is printed material documenting UCLA extension architecture tours and symposiums in the early 1980s for which Elyse Grinstein served as a guide, facilitator, and coordinator, and a few items related to Gemini G.E.L. including a list of participating artists, a letter of introduction on company letterhead for Tom Garver, a check for a company Christmas bonus of $1.00, and a 1989 advertisement.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
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AAA.grinstan, Series 3
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Stanley and Elyse Grinstein papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art