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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)
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001