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Green, Mark, 1932-  Search this
Hull, Leonard  Search this
Kauffman, Bob  Search this
Johnson, Robert E. (Robert Emory)  Search this
Kessler, Chester  Search this
Kerouac, Jack  Search this
Mitchell, J. Oliver  Search this
Berman, Shirley  Search this
Coppola, Francis Ford  Search this
DeFeo, Jay  Search this
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence  Search this
Eisenlord, William J.  Search this
Frankenstein, Alfred V. (Alfred Victor)  Search this
Berman, Wallace  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen  Search this
Rauschenberg, Robert  Search this
Albright, Thomas  Search this
Rigney, Francis J. (Francis Joseph)  Search this
Stauber, Jerome  Search this
Rennie, Helen J.  Search this
Taylor, Edward Silverstone  Search this
Whalen, Philip  Search this
Nanny Goat Hill Gallery (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
1.1 Linear feet
The collection is arranged into 6 series: Series 1: Biographical Information, 1967-1970s (Box 1; 1 folder) Series 2: Correspondence, 1959-1976 (Box 1, 3; 1 folder) Series 3: Exhibition Files, 1954-1975 (Box 1, 3; 13 folders) Series 4: Writings and Notes, 1974-1978 (Box 1; 3 folders) Series 5: Printed Material, 1959-1978 (Box 1-3; 8 folders) Series 6: Photographs, 1950s-1970s (Box 2-3; 0.3 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
The papers of San Francisco Beat era photographer, journalist, and poet Mark Green consist of correspondence, biographical information, photographs, Nanny Goat Hill Gallery exhibition announcements, printed materials, and exhibition files for "Rolling Renaissance" (1968) and "A Kind of Beatness: Photographs of a North Beach Era, 1950-1965" (1975) exhibitions that Green helped to organize. Photographs by Mark Green are of notable figures and places in the Beat movement, including Allen Ginsberg, Robert Rauschenberg, and Clyfford Still, as well as photographs by others of Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Mark Green, and Jack Kerouac among others.
Mark Green papers, 1954-1991, bulk 1954-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
This site provides access to the papers of Mark Green in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2010, and total 805 images.
Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art
Use Note:
The Mark Green papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art holds an oral history interview with Robert Emory Johnson by Paul Karlstrom on March 14, 1975 that details the history of the Rolling Renaissance exhibition organized in part by Mark Green.
Biography Note:
Mark Green (1932-) moved to San Francisco and became active in the "Beat Movement" as a photographer, writer, and arts advocate. He helped organize two major group exhibitions of beat-era arts and also founded the Nanny Goat Hill Gallery in San Francisco.
Mark Green donated his papers in 1974, 1976, 1979, and 1991.
Digitization Note:
This site provides access to the papers of Mark Green in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2010. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 805 images.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Poets -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Beat generation  Search this
Bohemianism -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Photography -- Exhibitions -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Photographers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Journalists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Photography -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art