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Moyer, Roy, 1921-2007  Search this
Lunde, Karl  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
UNICEF  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2.8 Linear feet
The collection is arranged in 7 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, 1947-2008 (Box 1; 1 folder) Series 2: Letters, circa 1960s-1998 (Box 1; 1 folder) Series 3: Writings, 1950-2007 (Box 1; 0.4 linear feet) Series 4: Subject Files, 1950-2013 (Boxes 1-2; OV 5; 1.2 linear feet) Series 5: Printed Material, 1959-2010 (Box 2; OV 5; 0.3 linear feet) Series 6: Artwork, 1950s-1970s (Box 2; 0.1 linear feet) Series 7: Photographs, 1923-2000 (Boxes 2-4; OV 5; 0.7 linear feet)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original material requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
The papers of artist and arts administrator Roy Moyer measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1923 to 2013, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1950 to 2000. The materials also concern to a limited degree Moyer's life partner, artist and art historian, Karl Lunde. Moyer's career is documented by writings, photographs of his artwork and exhibiton installations, as well as printed materials concerning exhibitions and his participation in cutural and community activities. There is limited correspondence or material of a personal nature.
Roy Moyer papers, 1923-2013, bulk 1950-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
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Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview with Roy Moyer conducted by Paul Cummings in 1975.
Biography Note:
Artist and arts administrator Roy Moyer (1921-2007) and his life partner, artist and art historian Karl Lunde (1931-2009), lived and worked in the New York City area.
Language Note:
The collection is in English, however, a small number of items are in Greek or French.
The papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 2011 by Karl Lunde.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art