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Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Heinecken, Robert  Search this
Korsower, Ellen  Search this
Larson, William  Search this
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl  Search this
Curran, Darryl  Search this
Gonzalez, Maria  Search this
California State University, Fullerton  Search this
Franconia College  Search this
Type:
Transcriptions
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Visitors' books
Drawings
Photographs
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
14.7 Linear feet; 29.56 Gigabytes
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 9 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, 1961-2015 (0.8 linear feet; Box 1, ER01; 0.016 GB) Series 2: Correspondence, 1969-2015 (3 linear feet; Boxes 1-4, ER02-ER03; 0.199 GB) Series 3: Writings, 1963-2014 (1.6 linear feet; Boxes 4-6, ER04-ER06; 11.88 GB) Series 4: Teaching Files, 1974-2008 (0.3 linear feet, Box 6, ER07; 0.171 GB) Series 5: Project Files, 1979-2010 (0.6 linear feet; Boxes 6-7, ER08; 9.35 GB) Series 6: Exhibition Files, 1979-2011 (1.1 linear feet; Boxes 7-8, ER09; 0.001 GB) Series 7: Printed Material, 1966-2014 (2.6 linear feet; Boxes 8-10, 17, OV 20, ER10; 0.011 GB) Series 8: Artwork and Sketchbooks, 1964-2003 (3.2 linear feet; Boxes 10-13, 17, ER11; 0.076 GB) Series 9: Photographic Material, 1968-2015 (2.5 linear feet; Boxes 13-16, 18-19, OV 21, ER12-ER13; 7.86 GB)
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.
One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Summary:
The papers of Los Angeles photo and video artist Eileen Cowin measure 14.7 linear feet and 29.56 GB and date from 1961 to 2015. The papers include biographical materials, correspondence, writings, teaching files, project files, exhibition files, printed and digital material, video artwork and sketchbooks, sound and video recordings, and photographic material.
Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Biography Note:
Eileen Cowin (1947-) is a photographer and video artist who lives in Los Angeles, California.
Language Note:
Collection is in English.
Provenance:
The Eileen Cowin papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Eileen Cowin in 2015.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Women artists -- California  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16271
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)371328
AAA_collcode_cowieile
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_371328