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24.8 Linear feet; 8.39 Gigabytes
This collection is arranged as 11 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1950-circa 2009 (1.5 linear feet; Boxes 1-2) Series 2: Correspondence, circa 1937-circa 2008 (4 linear feet; Boxes 2-6) Series 3: Notes and Notebooks, circa 1965-circa 2008 (0.7 linear feet; Boxes 6-7) Series 4: Installation Projects and Exhibition Files, circa 1960s-circa 2009 (11.6 linear feet; Boxes 7-18, OV26, OV27, 7.84 GB; ER01-ER15) Series 5: Teaching Files, 1977-1998 (1.2 linear feet; Boxes 18-19) Series 6: Travel Files, circa 1950s-circa 1994 (0.6 linear feet; Boxes 19-20) Series 7: Personal Business Records, circa 1965-circa 2008 (1.1 linear feet; Boxes 20-21) Series 8: Printed Material and Commercial Recordings, 1932-circa 2009 (2.3 linear feet; Boxes 21-23, 0.553 GB; ER16) Series 9: Photographic Materials, circa 1910s-circa 2005 (1 linear foot; Boxes 23-24) Series 10: Artwork, circa 1965-circa 2003 (0.2 linear feet; Box 24) Series 11: Video and Sound Recordings, circa 1965-circa 1990s (0.4 linear feet; Box 25)
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. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
The papers of California conceptual artist and sculptor David Ireland measure 24.8 linear feet and 8.39 GB and date from circa 1910s to circa 2009, with the bulk of the material dating from 1960 to 2005. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, notes and notebooks, installation projects and exhibition files, teaching files, travel files, personal business records, printed and digital material and commercial recordings, photographic materials, artwork, and video and sound recordings.
David Ireland Papers, circa 1910s-circa 2009, bulk 1960-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Some of the video and sound recordings in this collection have been copied for research access and are available in the Archives of American Art offices.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by The David Ireland Revocable Trust.
David Ireland (1930-2009) was a conceptual artist and sculptor who worked in San Francisco, California.
The David Ireland papers were donated in 2010 by the David Ireland Estate through Jock Reynolds, Special Trustee, The David Ireland Revocable Trust.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001