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Bob Thompson papers

Creator:
Thompson, Bob, 1937-1966  Search this
Names:
Billiard Place  Search this
David Anerson Gallery  Search this
Donald Morris Gallery  Search this
Sluggs Jazz Club  Search this
The Billard Palace  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014  Search this
Beskind, Dorothy Levitt  Search this
Bridwell, Margaret  Search this
Covi, Dario A.  Search this
Crodel, Charles, 1894-1973  Search this
Cruz, Emilio, 1938-  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-  Search this
Martin, Mary, 1913-  Search this
May, Mary Spencer  Search this
Ratcliff, Carter  Search this
Schapiro, Meyer, 1904-  Search this
Spellman, A. B., 1935-  Search this
Thompson, Bessie  Search this
Thompson, Carol  Search this
Wilke, Ulfert, 1907-1987  Search this
Wilson, Judith, 1952-  Search this
Young, Kenneth, 1933-  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Photographs
Date:
1949-2005
Summary:
The papers of New York African American figurative painter Bob Thompson measure 2 linear feet and date from 1949 to 2005. The collection includes biographical material, videocassettes, correspondence, writings by Bob Thompson and others, exhibition files, scattered personal business records, printed material, photographs, and photograph albums. The correspondence is mostly between Carol Thompson, the artist's wife, and others concerning Bob Thompson's artwork.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of New York African American figurative painter Bob Thompson measure 2 linear feet and date from 1949 to 2005. The collection includes biographical material, videocassettes, correspondence, writings by Bob Thompson and others, exhibition files, scattered personal business records, printed material, photographs, and photograph albums. The correspondence is mostly between Carol Thompson, the artist's wife, and others concerning Bob Thompson's artwork.

Biographical material includes certificates, school memorabilia, biographical chronologies, a memorial program and obituaries, and a transcript of "Bob Thompson: His Life and Friendships" panel discussion with several notable artists commenting on Thompson. There is also a video recording copy of a 1965 film by Dorothy Levitt Beskind titled Bob Thompson Happening which was made to accompany a 1999 exhibition at the Whitney Museum of Art.

Carol Thompson's correspondence is with various galleries, dealers, and friends primarily concerning Bob Thompson's artwork and posthumous exhibitions. There is correspondence with art historian Judith Wilson, the artist's mother Bessie Thompson, David Anderson Gallery, and Donald Morris Gallery.

Writings by Bob Thompson include church speeches, a letter to the editor of Louisville Courier Journal, a poem, and an artist statement. There are also writings about Thompson by others, including his mother Bessie Thompson, wife Carol Thompson, and artists and friends, including Margaret Bridwell, Dario Covi, Carl Crodel, Emilio Cruz, Allen Ginsberg, LeRoi Jones, Mary H. Martin, Mary Spencer May, Carter Ratcliff, Meyer Schapiro, A. B. Spellman, Ulfert Wilke, and Ken Young. The writings by friends are mostly in the form of recollections by friends that were gathered as a memorial tribute to Thompson.

Exhibition files consist of material related to posthumous group and solo exhibitions of Bob Thompson's work.

The majority of the personal business records are posthumous and include inventories, loan and consignment forms, sales and appraisal records, and scattered correspondence.

Printed material includes exhibition catalogs, magazine and newspaper clippings about Bob Thompson, blank postcards of artwork, posters, and press releases.

There are photographs of Bob Thompson, family, and friends, including many artists, shot in various locations in New York City and Provincetown, as well as in Spain, France, and Italy. There are images of Thompson's Rivington Street studio, the Billiard Palace and the Slugs Jazz Club in New York City, exhibitions, events, street scenes, and artwork. There are four photographs albums, one of the Thompson's wedding, two of exhibitions (one is disbound), and one personal album with many photographs of friends and family, including the artist's mother Bessie Thompson and wife Carol Thompson.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1953-2003 (0.2 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Carol Thompson's Correspondence, 1971-2000 (0.1 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 3: Writings, 1949-1998 (0.1 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 4: Exhibition Files, 1978-2001 (0.1 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 5: Personal Business Records, 1965-2001 (0.1 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 6: Printed Material, 1960-2005 (0.7 linear feet; Boxes 1-2, 4, OV 5)

Series 7: Photographs, 1951-2000 (0.7 linear feet; Boxes 2-4)
Biographical / Historical:
Bob Thompson (1937-1966) was an African American figurative painter who worked primarily in New York City.

Thompson was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1937. He attended Boston University as a pre-med student, but quit the program and returned to Kentucky to attend the University of Louisville and study painting under German expressionist artist Ulfert Wilke. As a student, he spent a summer in Provincetown, Massachusetts and immersed himself in the art communities there. In 1958, Thompson moved to New York City and reunited with several artists he had met in Provincetown and participated in some of the earliest "happenings," somewhat informal art events or gatherings usually involving performance art and music, in 1960. He became a regular at the jazz clubs The Five Spot and Slugs and became friends with several jazz musicians. Many of Thompson's paintings reflect his interest in jazz. He also formed friendships with writers Allen Ginsberg and LeRoi Jones. In 1960, he had his first solo exhibition at the Delancy Street Museum.

The same year as his first solo exhibition, Thompson married Carol Plenda and the couple lived in Paris from 1961-1962 after he received a Whitney Foundation fellowship. They lived in Ibiza, Spain the following year. Thompson painted prolifically while abroad, and when he returned to New York City in 1963, he brought many paintings with him. He quickly found representation by Martha Jackson Gallery and the gallery featured Thompson's work in solo exhibitions in 1963-1965. His reputation grew and more exhibitions across the country followed.

In late 1965, Thompson and his wife traveled to Rome, Italy, where he continued to study art and paint. Thompson died in Rome in 1966 at the age of 28 from a drug overdose not long after receiving gall bladder surgery.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Elaine Plenda, the artist's sister-in-law, in 2006, 2010, 2011, and 2012.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Use of video recording requires advance notice. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
"Bob Thompson Happening" (1965) video: Permission to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Joanne Elkin. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Artists' studios -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Photographs
Citation:
Bob Thompson papers, 1949-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.thombob
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Bob Thompson papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95cbba908-2706-4ba6-8bb0-58c271c29d62
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-thombob
Online Media:

John F. Turner research material on Howard Finster

Creator:
Turner, John F.  Search this
Names:
Arient, Beth, 1946-  Search this
Arient, James, 1946-  Search this
Camp, Jeffrey Thomas, 1944-  Search this
Dickinson, Eleanor, 1931-  Search this
Esman, Rosa  Search this
Finster, Beverly  Search this
Finster, Howard, 1916-2001  Search this
Finster, Pauline  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-  Search this
Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe  Search this
Hemphill, Herbert Waide  Search this
Jabbour, Alan  Search this
Kind, Phyllis, 1933-2018  Search this
Kirwin, Liza  Search this
Lancaster, Clay  Search this
Nasisse, Andy S., 1946-  Search this
Nutt, Jim, 1938-  Search this
Volkersz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
6.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Sound recordings
Photographs
Transcriptions
Video recordings
Date:
circa 1928-2015
bulk 1978-1990
Summary:
The John F. Turner collection of research material on visionary self-taught artist Howard Finster measures 6.9 linear feet and dates from circa 1928 to 2015, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1978 to 1990. John Turner is a California-based curator who compiled this collection in preparation for his book Howard Finster: Man of Visions (1989). Found within the collection are correspondence; numerous interviews with Finster and Finster family members, curators and historians, collectors, and artists; draft manuscripts and research notes; compiled research files on other topics; printed materials and commercial broadcast video recordings; and photographic material, including polaroids annotated by Finster. There is also one series of Howard Finster's papers that include writings by Finster, sound and video recordings of Finster exhibitions and talks by Finster related to those exhibitions, recordings of other speaking engagements, sermons, and other events, a scattering of personal business records that includes a ledger and price list of artwork, and artwork.
Scope and Contents:
The John F. Turner collection of research material on visionary self-taught artist Howard Finster measures 6.9 linear feet and dates from circa 1928 to 2015, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1978 to 1990. John Turner is a California-based curator who compiled this collection in preparation for his book Howard Finster: Man of Visions (1989). Found within the collection are correspondence; numerous interviews with Finster and Finster family members, curators and historians, collectors, and artists; draft manuscripts and research notes; compiled research files on other topics; printed materials and commercial broadcast video recordings; and photographic material, including polaroids annotated by Finster. There is also one series of Howard Finster's papers that include writings by Finster, sound and video recordings of Finster exhibitions and talks by Finster related to those exhibitions, recordings of other speaking engagements, sermons, and other events, a scattering of personal business records that includes a ledger and price list of artwork, and artwork.

Correspondence mostly consists of letters to John Turner from Howard Finster and Finster family members, folklorist Alan Jabbour, Clay Lancaster, Andy Nasisse, and others. There are also letters to Howard Finster from miscellaneous correspondents.

Numerous interviews with and about Howard Finster are found on 47 sound cassettes, and one partial transcript. In addition to interviews conducted by Turner, there are interviews with Finster conducted by Liza Kirwin and Willem Volkerz. Most of the interviews are with others about Finster, including family members, collectors, curators and art historians, and other artists. Interviewees include Jim and Beth Arient, Jeffrey Camp, Eleanor Dickinson, Rosa Esman, Beverly and Pauline Finster, Allen Ginsberg, Lynda Hartigan, Herbert Waide Hemphill, Alan Jabbour, Phyllis Kind, Jim Nutt, and others.

Writings consist of Turner's research notebooks and a typescript draft for his book Howard Finster: Man of Visions. There are some curator's statements and loose notes possibly written by others. Research files include printed material compiled by John Turner on various artists and subjects not directly related to Finster, except for bibliographies.

Papers and other materials created by Howard Finster are arranged into one separate series. These include writings; exhibition files, including video and sound recordings; personal business records; artwork, including album covers and posters; and sound recordings of Finster's public and private talks, sermons, and events. Many of the sound recordings were recorded by Finster himself.

Printed material consists of newspaper and magazine clippings about Howard Finster, exhibition catalogs, announcements, magazines, and art periodicals. There are also 2 videocassettes of commercially released television appearances and music videos.

Photographic material includes photographs, slides, negatives, and transparencies of Howard Finster and his artwork. There are images of Finster and his family, artwork, exhibitions, openings, and events. Some of the images are annotated by Finster.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series.

Missing Title

Series 1: Correspondence, 1967-2005 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Interviews, 1977-circa 1989 (1.5 linear feet; Boxes 1-2)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1980-circa 1989 (0.4 linear feet; Boxes 2-3)

Series 4: Research Files, circa 1971-2015 (0.5 linear feet; Box 3)

Series 5: Howard Finster Files and Sound and Video Recordings, circa 1970-2001 (1.6 linear feet; Boxes 3-5, OV 9, 11)

Series 6: Printed Material, circa 1975-2010 (1.2 linear feet; Boxes 5-6, OV 10)

Series 7: Photographic Material, circa 1928-circa 2000 (1.4 linear feet; Boxes 6-8)
Biographical / Historical:
John F. Turner is a writer and curator who lives in California. Turner has written books on photography and folk art and is an adjunct curator at the San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum. He has also worked for NBC news and documented the lives of folk artists for many years.

Turner befriended visionary, self-taught artist and Baptist minister Howard Finster sometime in the late 1970s. The research material in this collection was compiled over a decade for Turner's book Howard Finster: Man of Vision (Alfred A. Knopf, 1989).
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also has the Barbara Shissler Nosanow materials relating to Howard Finster, circa 1981; an oral history interview with Howard Finster conducted on June 11, 1984 by Liza Kirwin; and an interview with Howard Finster conducted by James Arient and Howard Finster's own sound recordings of himself from 1981-1982.
Provenance:
The John F. Turner research material on Howard Finster was donated by John F. Turner in 1987 and 2016.
Restrictions:
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 visual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
U-matic videocassette recording Howard Finster exhibition opening: Authorization to quote or reproduce for the purposes of publication requires written permission from John Turner. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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.
Occupation:
Folk artists -- California  Search this
Painters -- Georgia  Search this
Museum curators -- California  Search this
Topic:
Authors -- California  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Self-taught artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Photographs
Transcriptions
Video recordings
Citation:
John F. Turner research material on Howard Finster, circa 1928-2015, bulk dates 1978-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.turnjohn
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John F. Turner research material on Howard Finster
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9369b50b3-a26c-4e8d-bf75-e17a90f122ce
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-turnjohn

Esta Nesbitt papers

Topic:
Everyman (motion picture)
Creator:
Nesbitt, Esta  Search this
Names:
Parsons School of Design -- Faculty  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Xerox Corporation  Search this
Ambert, Anibal  Search this
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989  Search this
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955  Search this
English, Merle  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-  Search this
Leder, Alan J.  Search this
Lyle, David  Search this
Wood, R. F.  Search this
Extent:
10.05 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketches
Transcripts
Diaries
Sound recordings
Photographs
Date:
circa 1942-1981
bulk 1964-1975
Summary:
The papers of illustrator, xerography artist, filmmaker, and educator Esta Nesbitt measure 10.05 linear feet and date from circa 1942-1981. Found within the papers are biographical material, correspondence, writings, xerography research files, project and exhibition files, and printed material. Much of the collection relates to Nesbitt's xerography art work. Additionally, the collection includes motion picture film and sound recordings related to her film and performance work.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of illustrator, xerography artist, filmmaker, and educator Esta Nesbitt measure 10.05 linear feet and date from circa 1942-1981. Found within the papers are biographical material, correspondence, writings, xerography research files, project and exhibition files, and printed material. Much of the collection relates to Nesbitt's xerography art work. Additionally, the collection includes motion picture film and sound recordings related to her film and performance work.

Nesbitt's primary collaborators, correspondents, and subjects of investigation are not concentrated in any one series but rather recur throughout the collection. Nesbitt worked closely with Anibal Ambert, Merle English at Xerox Corporation, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. She read and wrote about the accrual of information, Albert Einstein, Asian religion and philosophy, communication, computer technology, documentation practices, energy, psychology, Samuel Beckett, and states of consciousness. Chinese characters and an image of Allen Ginsberg appear repeatedly in Nesbitt's works. Subjects of study and experimentation include 3M and Kodak technologies, color, film, morphology, participatory and performance art, shadows, sound, street works, xerography, and Xerox machines.

Biographical material revolves mostly around Nesbitt's work as a professor at Parsons School of Design. Records include Nesbitt's resumé, an exhibition history, motion picture film of the inside of her studio, and teaching files.

Correspondence contains personal letters from family members, and professional correspondence with fellow artists and employees of Xerox Corporation. Much of the series is correspondence between Nesbitt and fellow artists Alan Leder, David Lyle, and R.E. Wood, and is philosophical in nature. Correspondence with Xerox Corporation documents her relationship with the corporation between 1970 and 1972, when they underwrote her experiments in xerography.

Writings include illustrated journals, journals, notebooks, loose notes, and transcripts. The content of the writings varies widely throughout the series and includes artwork, sketches, diagrams, annotated clippings, transcripts of conversations, Nesbitt's writings about her dreams and family, details about her daily life, and notes about artists' materials, film, and sound.

Xerography Research Files document Nesbitt's experiments with xerography, which she often refers to in her papers as "Xerox Xplore." Contents include Nesbitt's definitions of xerography terms; Xerox equipment brochures; clippings; xerography studies; notebooks about Nesbitt's plans, work with color, and xerography study details; and slides and transparencies of completed xerography prints.

Project and Exhibition Files consist of a variety of documentation related to Nesbitt's books, exhibitions, films, performance and participatory art, and other projects. This series contains the bulk of the collection's motion picture films and sound recordings. The film and sound performance piece titled "Everyman as Anyman, or Putting On, On, On, On, On," the piece Walk Up --Tape On, the film "Light Times 499," and exhibitions of Nesbitt's xerography work and her series of work called Shadow Paintings are the most prominent subjects of the series.

Printed Material includes books, clippings, magazines, exhibition announcements, catalogs, and press releases about Nesbitt's interests, artwork, exhibitions, and galleries that exhibited her work. Some of the material is annotated.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 6 series:

Missing Title

Biographical Materials, 1964-circa 1981 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1, 11)

Correspondence, 1942, 1964-1976 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1, OV 14)

Writings, 1959-circa 1973 (1.3 linear feet; Box 1-2, 12, OV 15)

Xerography Research Files, circa 1966-1974 (2.5 linear feet; Box 2-4, 11, OV 16)

Project and Exhibition Files, circa 1966-1981 (5.2 linear feet, Box 4-8, 11, 13, OV 17-19, 21, FC 22-23)

Printed Material, 1942-circa 1944, circa 1963-1977 (0.9 linear feet; Box 9-10, OV 20)
Biographical / Historical:
Esta Nesbitt (1918-1975) was an illustrator, xerography artist, filmmaker, and educator who lived and worked in New York City. She was a fashion illustrator for about two decades before becoming a children's book illustrator, performance artist, xerography artist, and filmmaker.

Nesbitt taught at Parsons School of Design from 1964 to 1974. Around 1970, Nesbitt created the piece Walk Up --Tape On with her Parsons students. The piece involved documenting social interaction by taping themselves to each other and then others as they walked through New York City, creating what Nesbitt called a "living organism," before presenting themselves to the Whitney Museum of American Art. The event was documented with film, photography, and audio recordings.

In 1970, Nesbitt contacted Xerox Corporation about creating experimental art investigations of the Walk Up --Tape On documentation using Xerox machines in their New York City office. During Nesbitt's time at Xerox, she experimented with many different copying machines, materials, and techniques to create what came to be known as xerographic artworks. She invented three xerography techniques: transcapsa, photo-transcapsa, and chromacapsa. A transcapsa work is created by moving a piece of material over the copier's window during the printing cycle. A photo-transcapsa work is created by moving a photographic image over the copier's window during the printing cycle. Chromacapsa is a process of adding color to xerographic works using Xerox copiers. Nesbitt referred to her work at Xerox as "Xerox Xplore," which culminated with the exhibition "Xerography - Extensions in Art" (1971-1972) and the commission of the print All the Lines are Nines.

To demonstrate "the media bombardment surrounding 'everyman' today," Nesbitt created a film and sound performance piece titled "Everyman as Anyman, or Putting On, On, On, On, On" in 1969. The performance consisted of five Super 8 film projectors and a multi-layered soundtrack. Nesbitt further experimented with filmmaking and xerography with the films "Folding/Struck" and "Light Times 499," which was created with Anibal Ambert. Her interest in xerography is further illustrated in the exhibition "Electrostatic Structures: 'New Morphs'" (1972-1973). The exhibition "1000 Empty 49.3 Grams: A participatory environment" was a culmination of her interest in participatory art.

Nesbitt died November 30, 1975 in New York City. Three posthumous exhibitions include "Esta Nesbitt: Xerography Prints" (1976) at The Art Center of Waco, "Memorial Exhibition of Drawing and Illustrations by Esta Nesbitt" (1977) at Parsons School of Design, and "Electroworks" (1979-1981) at the George Eastman House.
Related Materials:
The Esta Nesbitt papers at Center for Creative Photography at University of Arizona contain 3 linear feet related to her xerography artwork and exhibitions, dated 1966-1983.

Papers related to Nesbitt's fashion illustrations are found at the Kellen Design Archives at The New School in New York City. T

he Esta Nesbitt papers at the University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections are related to Nesbitt's children's book illustrations, dated 1964-1969.
Provenance:
The Esta Nesbitt papers were donated by Saul Nesbitt, her husband, to the Archives of American Art in 1981.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
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.
Occupation:
Educators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Motion pictures (visual works)  Search this
Filmmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Xerography  Search this
Copy art  Search this
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Women filmmakers  Search this
Women illustrators  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketches
Transcripts
Diaries
Sound recordings
Photographs
Citation:
Esta Nesbitt papers, circa 1942-circa 1981, bulk 1964-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.nesbesta
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Esta Nesbitt papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c57916c9-f891-4116-a32d-d1f4e83c624f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nesbesta
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The Fugs

Performer:
Fugs (Musical group)  Search this
Kupferberg, Tuli  Search this
Sanders, Ed  Search this
Creator:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 (liner notes)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1966
Contents:
Frenzy (2:00) -- I want to know (2:00) -- Skin flowers (2:20) -- Group grope (3:40) -- Coming down (3:46) -- Dirty old man (2:49) -- Kill for peace (2:07) -- Morning, morning (2:07) -- Doin' all right (2:37) -- Virgin forest (11:09).
Track Information:
101 Frenzy / Fugs (Musical group), Ed Sanders, Tuli Kupferberg. Guitar,Percussion instruments.

102 I Want to Know / Fugs (Musical group), Ed Sanders, Tuli Kupferberg. Guitar,Percussion instruments.

103 Skin Flowers / Fugs (Musical group), Ed Sanders, Tuli Kupferberg. Guitar,Percussion instruments.

104 Group Grope / Fugs (Musical group), Ed Sanders, Tuli Kupferberg. Guitar,Percussion instruments.

105 Coming Down / Fugs (Musical group), Ed Sanders, Tuli Kupferberg. Guitar,Percussion instruments.

106 Dirty Old Man / Fugs (Musical group), Ed Sanders, Tuli Kupferberg. Guitar,Percussion instruments.

201 Kill for Peace / Fugs (Musical group), Ed Sanders, Tuli Kupferberg. Guitar,Percussion instruments.

202 Morning, Morning / Fugs (Musical group), Ed Sanders, Tuli Kupferberg. Guitar,Percussion instruments.

203 Doin' All Right / Fugs (Musical group), Ed Sanders, Tuli Kupferberg. Guitar,Percussion instruments.

204 Virgin Forest / Fugs (Musical group), Ed Sanders, Tuli Kupferberg. Guitar,Percussion instruments.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-LP-1464

ESP.1028
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York ESP 1966
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: New York (N.Y.), New York, United States.
General:
Program notes on container by Allen Ginsberg.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Novelty songs  Search this
Rock music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Percussion instruments  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-LP-1464
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / LP
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk509399270-cad4-4c24-acb6-b5b495ad8f6f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref16809

Songs and Blues

Creator:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Contents:
Talking--Everybody is a bit homosexual (5 parts)--New York blues (2x)--CIA dope calypso
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-3900
General:
Tape "D" of studio or show practice session in New York on 1/4/1976 with Allen Ginsberg and members of The Village Fugs. Many are retakes of bawdy protest songs found on " Allen Ginsberg: First Blues" FSS 37560. Incorrect note on box "D. Weythe" likely refers to a street in Brooklyn, New York.

CDR copy
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-3900
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / RR
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk550830612-8d9c-4ffd-903f-13893b33adb6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref25338

Songs and Blues

Creator:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Contents:
CIA dope calypso--Don't smoke-Hard-on blues--Dope fiend blues--Talking--Dope fiend blues (2x)--AH--Talking--CIA dope calypso--Conversation
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-3901
General:
Tape "E" of studio or show practice session in New York on 1/4/1976 with Allen Ginsberg and members of The Village Fugs. Many are retakes of bawdy protest songs found on " Allen Ginsberg: First Blues" FSS 37560. Incorrect note on box "D. Weythe" likely refers to a street in Brooklyn, New York.

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Folksong revival  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-3901
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Ginsberg Readings at Naropa Institute: Poetry- Language Consciouness (Part 2)

Artist:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Author:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Jews  Search this
Type:
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Place:
United States
Colorado
Boulder (Colo.)
New York
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-5830
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Boulder (Colo.), Colorado, United States, June, 1975.
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Topic:
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Collection Citation:
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Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-5830
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Ginsberg Readings at Naropa Institute: GInsberg Class

Artist:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Author:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Jews  Search this
Type:
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Sound recordings
Place:
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Colorado
Boulder (Colo.)
New York
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-5831
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Boulder (Colo.), Colorado, United States, August, 1975.
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Collection Citation:
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Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-5831
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Ginsberg Readings at Naropa Institute: Ginsberg/Whalen Readings

Artist:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Author:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Jews  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Colorado
Boulder (Colo.)
New York
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-5833
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Boulder (Colo.), Colorado, United States, June, 1975.
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Collection Citation:
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Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-5833
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Ginsberg Readings at Naropa Institute: Naropa Session II: Tape C

Artist:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Author:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Jews  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Colorado
Boulder (Colo.)
New York
Contents:
Allen Ginsberg reading--Bat by D,H. Lawrence--The snake--Proper way to eat a fig--Analogy for D,H,. Lawrence--Fine work with pitch and tar--Young woman at the window--Perpetuum mobilethe city--Classis scene--The term--The poor--Africa--Defective record--Details by Patterson--Last word of my English grandmother--Various poems by Williams--Comparing williams to Walt Whitman
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-5834
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Boulder (Colo.), Colorado, United States, June, 1975.
General:
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Collection Citation:
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CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-5834
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Ginsberg Readings at Naropa Institute: Tape F

Artist:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Author:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Jews  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Colorado
Boulder (Colo.)
New York
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-5835
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Boulder (Colo.), Colorado, United States, June, 1975.
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Collection Citation:
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Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-5835
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Ginsberg Readings at Naropa Institute: Tape A

Artist:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Author:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Jews  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Colorado
Boulder (Colo.)
New York
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-5836
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Boulder (Colo.), Colorado, United States, June, 1975.
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Collection Citation:
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Ginsberg Readings at Naropa Institute: Tape H

Artist:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Author:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Jews  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Colorado
Boulder (Colo.)
New York
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-5837
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Boulder (Colo.), Colorado, United States, June, 1975.
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Collection Citation:
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Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-5837
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Ginsberg Readings at Naropa Institute: Tape G

Artist:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Author:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Jews  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Colorado
Boulder (Colo.)
New York
Contents:
Ginsberg's classroom discussion (In my father's pants)--Patterson readings--Charles Shelor's paintings--Williams, Pound readings--The right of way- Jaundiced old woman
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-5838
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Boulder (Colo.), Colorado, United States, June, 1975.
General:
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Collection Citation:
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Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-5838
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Ginsberg Readings at Naropa Institute: Tape D

Artist:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Author:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Jews  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Colorado
Boulder (Colo.)
New York
Contents:
Intro--Graph--Flower--Clouds--April is the saddest month--To be hungry is to be great--Song--Song again--To close--The injury--Rip rap--John Muir on Mt. Ridder--Songs of Maximus--Death of Europe--Now a graph of the mind moving--Poem for painters--Poem for the old man--Poem for trapped things--17th chorus--81st chorus--82nd chorus--Singing 84th chorus--85th chorus--Class--Pictures of Bruegel and Williams read--Emily Dickenson/ Williams read--Portrait of a woman at her bath/ Cocktail party/ others--Salad for the soul/ Stolen ponies and others
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-5840
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Boulder (Colo.), Colorado, United States, August 15, 1975.
General:
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Collection Citation:
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Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-5840
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Ginsberg Readings at Naropa Institute: Tape B

Artist:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Author:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 10 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Jews  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Colorado
Boulder (Colo.)
New York
Contents:
Intro--Ginsberg reads Williams works--Dedication of a plot of ground--The knife of the times--Class discussion--The old men--The late singer--Complaint--Thursday more discussion--Discussion of Ezra Pound--Williams poems read--Young laundrymen--Time the hangman--To a friend--The poor--Waiting--The thinker--The widows lament in springtime--Light hearted William--Portrait of the author--The great figure--unk-- Three small feathers-Squirrel--Window cleaner to nude mannequin--Discussion of various works--Testimony--Trout season opens--Particulars--Calcium poem--Believe and technique for modern prose--Poezes
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-10RR-5841
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Boulder (Colo.), Colorado, United States, July 30, 1975.
General:
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Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-10RR-5841
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Folksingers recorded by Harry Smith

Artist:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Recorder:
Smith, Harry Everett, 1923-1991  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Contents:
7 tracks of unknown artists
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-0791
General:
CDR copy--REEL 3;
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Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-0791
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Folksingers recorded by Harry Smith

Artist:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Recorder:
Smith, Harry Everett, 1923-1991  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Contents:
4 AM blues--New York youth call annunciation--Put down that cigarette rag--Slack key guitar--Bus ride ballad to Suva--Tear gas rag--Everybody's just a little bit homosexual--Prayer blues
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-0792
General:
REEL 4; CDR copy
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Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-0792
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Folksingers recorded by Harry Smith

Artist:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Recorder:
Smith, Harry Everett, 1923-1991  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Contents:
CIA dope calypso--New York youth call annunciation--Come back Christmas--MacDougal Street blues--Put down your cigarette--Broken bone blues--Prayer blues--2Am Dirty Jersey blues--Hard-on blues--Tuff Street blues--Flying to Fiji
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-0797
General:
REEL 9; CDR copy
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Collection Citation:
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Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-0797
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Poetry Reading at Washington Square with Allen Ginsberg

Author:
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 5 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-5RR-1815

FLP.47025
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Topic:
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Collection Citation:
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Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-5RR-1815
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