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Guide to the A.I.R. Gallery Archives
ca. 1972-2008
 MSS 184

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Collection processed by Joseph Gallucci, 2007. Media updated by YZ Chin, 2009.

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Container List

Series I: Administrative records

Scope and Contents note

This series contains administrative records pertaining to the operation and maintenance of the Gallery. The series includes correspondence, general administrative files (including gallery bylaws and artist contracts), minutes from meetings, membership information, and programming and curatorial information. In addition, this series contains publications of the Gallery, press and writings about A.I.R., artist print portfolios, and assorted documents pertaining to activism, such as protest letters written to other museums.

Subseries A: Correspondence

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Correspondence (external)
1972-1973
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Correspondence (external)
1974-1975
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Correspondence (external)
1976-1979
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Correspondence (external)
1980-1981
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Correspondence (external)
1982
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Correspondence (external)
1983
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Correspondence (external)
1984-1987
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Correspondence (external)
1988-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Correspondence (external)
1990
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Correspondence (external)
1991
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Correspondence (external)
1992
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Correspondence (external)
1993
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Correspondence (external)
Jan.-Sep. 1994
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Correspondence (external)
Oct.-Dec. 1994
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Correspondence (external)
Jan.-Feb. 1995
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Correspondence (external)
Mar.-May 1995
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Correspondence (external)
June-Dec. 1995
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Correspondence (external)
1996
Box: 1 Folder : 19 Correspondence (external)
1997-2005
Box: 1 Folder : 20 Correspondence (external)
n.d.
Box: 1 Folder : 21 Correspondence (internal)
1972-1979
Box: 1 Folder : 22 Correspondence (internal)
1980-1981
Box: 1 Folder : 23 Correspondence (internal)
1982-1983
Box: 1 Folder : 24 Correspondence (internal)
1984-1986
Box: 1 Folder : 25 Correspondence (internal)
1987
Box: 1 Folder : 26 Correspondence (internal)
1988-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 27 Correspondence (internal)
1990-1992
Box: 1 Folder : 28 Correspondence (internal)
1993-2005
Box: 1 Folder : 29 Correspondence (internal)
n.d.
Box: 1 Folder : 30 Correspondence - affiliates (external)
1986-1996
Box: 1 Folder : 31 Correspondence - affiliates (external)
1996-2001
Box: 1 Folder : 32 Correspondence - affiliates (external)
n.d.
Box: 1 Folder : 33 Correspondence - affiliates (form letters)
1982-1988
Box: 1 Folder : 34 Correspondence - affiliates (internal)
1982-1994
Box: 1 Folder : 35 Correspondence - board of directors
1978-1985
Box: 1 Folder : 36 Correspondence - board of directors
1987-1992
Box: 1 Folder : 37 Correspondence - board of directors
n.d.
Box: 1 Folder : 38 Correspondence - director
1981-1984
Box: 1 Folder : 39 Correspondence - director
1985-1994
Box: 1 Folder : 40 Correspondence - director
n.d.
Box: 1 Folder : 41 Correspondence - partnership
1981-1994
Box: 1 Folder : 42 Correspondence - programming
1972-1976
Box: 1 Folder : 43 Correspondence - programming
1977-1981
Box: 1 Folder : 44 Correspondence - programming
1982-1986
Box: 1 Folder : 45 Correspondence - programming
1987-1991
Box: 1 Folder : 46 Correspondence - programming
1992-1996
Box: 1 Folder : 47 Correspondence - programming
1997-2001

Subseries B: Gallery administration (see also Oversize)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 48 Advertising
1990-1992
Box: 1 Folder : 49 Articles of incorporation (certificates of information)
1992
Box: 1 Folder : 50 Budget
1990-1992
Box: 1 Folder : 51 Bylaws
1990
Box: 1 Folder : 52 Floor plans - 63 Crosby St.
n.d.
Box: 1 Folder : 53 Fundraising/grants
misc.
Box: 1 Folder : 54 Gallery announcements
1973-1983
Box: 1 Folder : 55 Gallery policies
1973-1988
Box: 1 Folder : 56 Gallery sitting schedules
1986(?)-1997
Box: 1 Folder : 57 Lease expiration notice - 97 Wooster St.
n.d.
Box: 1 Folder : 58 Letterhead
n.d.
Box: 2 Folder : 59 Log book
1974-?
Box: 2 Folder : 60 Member contract
1973
Box: 2 Folder : 61 Mission statements
1987-1991
Box: 2 Folder : 62 Organizational description and history
1972-?
Box: 2 Folder : 63 Partnership agreements
1972-1981
Box: 2 Folder : 64 Proposal for gallery
1971-1972
Box: 2 Folder : 65 Slides in gallery recordkeeping
1987-1987

Subseries C: Minutes

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 67 Minutes from member meetings
Nov. 1972-Sep. 1981
Box: 2 Folder : 68 Minutes from member meetings
Sept. 1982-July 1985
Box: 2 Folder : 69 Minutes from member meetings
Sept. 1985-July 1988
Box: 2 Folder : 70 Minutes from member meetings
Sept. 1988-July 1989
Box: 2 Folder : 71 Minutes from member meetings
Sept. 1989-July 1990
Box: 2 Folder : 72 Minutes from member meetings
Sept. 1990-July 1991
Box: 2 Folder : 73 Minutes from member meetings
Sept. 1991-July 1992
Box: 2 Folder : 74 Minutes from member meetings
Sept. 1992-July 1993
Box: 2 Folder : 75 Minutes from member meetings
Sept. 1993-July 1994
Box: 2 Folder : 76 Minutes from member meetings
Sept. 1994-July 1995
Box: 2 Folder : 77 Minutes from member meetings
Sept. 1995-July 1996
Box: 2 Folder : 78 Minutes from member meetings
Dec. 1996
Box: 2 Folder : 79 Minutes from Board of Directors meetings
1979-1988
Box: 2 Folder : 80 Minutes from Executive Committee meetings
1972-1980
Box: 2 Folder : 81 Minutes and budget from Partnership meetings
1988-1981
Box: 2 Folder : 82 Misc. meeting notes
n.d.

Subseries D: Membership (Members/affiliates/job descriptions) (see also Oversize)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 2 Folder : 83 Members - committee reports
1981-1992
Box: 2 Folder : 84 Members - contracts
1985
Box: 2 Folder : 85 Members - description of membership
1976-1983
Box: 2 Folder : 86 Members - form letters
1972-?
Box: 2 Folder : 87 Members - inquiries for membership
1973-1984
Box: 2 Folder : 88 Members - inquiries for membership
1988-1993
Box: 2 Folder : 89 Members - lists of members
1972-1988
Box: 2 Folder : 90 Members - lists of members
n.d.
Box: 2 Folder : 91 Members - lists of members (Committees)
1972-1995
Box: 2 Folder : 92 Members - lists of members (Directors)
1981-1987
Box: 2 Folder : 93 Members - resignation letters
1973-1985
Box: 2 Folder : 94 Members - resignation letters
1988-2004
Box: 2 Folder : 95 Members - slide scripts
n.d.
Box: 2 Folder : 96 Members - surveys/questionnaires (misc.)
n.d.
Box: 2 Folder : 97 Members - surveys/questionnaires (misc.)
1981-1992
Box: 2 Folder : 98 Members - surveys/questionnaires (misc.)
1981-1992
Box: 2 Folder : 99 Members - surveys/questionnaires re: "Feminist Art and Practice"
1981-1992
Box: 2 Folder : 100 Members - surveys/questionnaires re: organization of A.I.R.
1981-1992
Box: 2 Folder : 101 Affiliates - lists of members
1986-1984
Box: 2 Folder : 102 Affiliates - program description
1983-1987
Box: 2 Folder : 103 Affiliates - resignation letters
1985
Box: 2 Folder : 104 Affiliates - resumes
1983-1988(?)
Box: 2 Folder : 105 Affiliates - slides
1980-1987
Box: 2 Folder : 106 Affiliates - surveys/questionnaires
1996(
Box: 3 Folder : 107 Job descriptions - coordinator
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 108 Job descriptions - director
1980-1988
Box: 3 Folder : 109 Job descriptions - director
1988-1998
Box: 3 Folder : 110 Job descriptions - internship program
1973-1991
Box: 3 Folder : 111 Job descriptions - internship program - former interns
1992-1997
Box: 3 Folder : 112 Job descriptions - internship program - recommendation letters
1980-1994

Subseries E: Programming (see also Oversize)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 113 General files
1982-1983
Box: 3 Folder : 114 Announcements
1972-1976
Box: 3 Folder : 115 Announcements
1977-1981
Box: 3 Folder : 116 Announcements
1982-1986
Box: 3 Folder : 117 Announcements
1987-1991
Box: 3 Folder : 118 Announcements
1992-1996
Box: 3 Folder : 119 Announcements
1997-2001
Box: 3 Folder : 120 Chronology of exhibitions
1972-1995
Box: 3 Folder : 121 Current Issues/Monday Evening programs
1973-1987
Box: 3 Folder : 122 Emerging Artists - development
1987-1988
Box: 3 Folder : 123 Emerging Artists - form letters
1986-1989
Box: 3 Folder : 124 Emerging Artists - Program #1: Kim Abeles
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 125 Emerging Artists - Program #2: Dalia Mieri
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 126 Emerging Artists - Program #3: Delyn Williams/Gail Swithenbank
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 127 Emerging Artists - Program #4: Susan Miller/Maggie Poor/Marcia Godosky
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 128 Emerging Artists - Program #5: Kumi Korf/Leigh Burton/Fran Cox/Jan O'Dea
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 129 Emerging Artists - Program #6: Barbara Zucker, curator/RG Solbert/Catherine Hall/Meg Walker/Kathleen Schneider/Aurore Chabot/Joan Curtis
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 130 Emerging Artists - Program #7: Susan Putterman, curator/Jennifer Macdonald/S. Chavchavardse/Deborah Beblo/Grace Wapner/Michel Demanche
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 131 Emerging Artists - Program #9: Janet Heit, curator/Stefan Blyn/Cheryl Peterka
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 132 Emerging Artists - Program: Bonnie Lucas, curator/Joan Nelson/Jane Irish
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 133 Emerging Artists - Slide scripts
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 134 Fifteenth Anniversary Show - space proposals and other materials
1987
Box: 3 Folder : 136 Gallery II - Correspondence
1993
Box: 3 Folder : 137 Gallery II - Participant lists
1990-1995
Box: 3 Folder : 138 Gallery II - Resumes
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 139 Gallery II - Resumes
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 140 Lecture series: "A.I.R.: The Early Years"
1996
Box: 3 Folder : 141 "One-on-One" - 1987-1988 files
1987-1988
Box: 3 Folder : 142 "One-on-One" - Correspondence and itineraries
1987-1990
Box: 3 Folder : 143 "One-on-One" - Lottery
1985-1990
Box: 3 Folder : 144 "One-on-One" - Participant evaluation
1987-1988
Box: 3 Folder : 145 "One-on-One" - Participant verification
1987-1988
Box: 3 Folder : 146 Slide series
1988
Box: 3 Folder : 147 Third Thursdays - programming
1999-2000
Box: 3 Folder : 148 Third Thursdays - "Art Songs: Vocal Interpretations in the Visual Arts"
1999
Box: 3 Folder : 149 Third Thursdays - Cottingham, Laura: "Not for Sale"
1999
Box: 3 Folder : 150 Third Thursdays - "Emergence"
1999
Box: 3 Folder : 151 Third Thursdays - Eng, Angie and Debbi Hampton: "Women and Technology"
1999-2000
Box: 3 Folder : 152 Third Thursdays - "Leaving the Whitney" panel discussion
1998-2000
Box: 3 Folder : 153 Third Thursdays - McKeown, Erin: "Women on the Verge: Musicians"
1999
Box: 3 Folder : 154 Third Thursdays - Millennium Panel
n.d.
Box: 3 Folder : 155 Third Thursdays - Ringgold, Faith and Nancy Spero
1999
Box: 3 Folder : 156 Third Thursdays - Robbins, Trina: "From Girls to Grrrlz"
1999
Box: 3 Folder : 157 Third Thursdays - Senna, Danzy: "Caucasia"
1999
Box: 3 Folder : 158 Twenty-fifth Anniversary Show - general files
misc.
Box: 3 Folder : 159 Twenty-fifth Anniversary Show - Tambrands catalog
n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 160 Workshops
1982-1987
Box: 4 Folder : 161 Misc. - A.I.R. events with unknown dates
n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 162 Misc. - Loan requests made by women to A.I.R.
1974-1975
Box: 4 Folder : 163 Misc. - Proposed exhibitions (not done)
1984-1988

Subseries F: Publications

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 164 A.I.R. newsletters
Nov. 1974-July 1980
Box: 4 Folder : 165 A.I.R. newsletters
Fall 1980-June 1982
Box: 4 Folder : 166 A.I.R. newsletters
Oct. 1982-June 1988
Box: 4 Folder : 167 A.I.R. newsletters
Oct. 1988-1998
Box: 4 Folder : 168 A.I.R. newsletters - used forms
n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 169 Catalogs - cassettes
n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 170 Catalogs - distribution (Publishing Center)
1981-1984
Box: 4 Folder : 171 Catalogs - lists
n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 172 Catalogs - orders
1981-1984
Box: 4 Folder : 173 Catalogs - slide sets/skills archive
n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 174 Catalogs - video inquiries
1974-1995
Box: 4 Folder : 175 Other publications - Women Artists Newsletter

General note

contains vol. 1, nos. 1-10; vol. 2, nos. 1-5, 7-9

April 1975-March 1977
Box: 4 Folder : 176 Other publications - Women Artists Newsletter

General note

contains vol. 3, nos. 1-3, 5; vol. 4, nos. 1-3, 6; vol. 5, no. 8; vol. 6, no. 1

May 1977-May 1980
Box: 4 Folder : 177 Other publications - Women in the Arts Foundation newsletters

General note

contains vol. II, no. 7; vol. III, no. 1, 6; vol. IV, no. 1-10; vol. V, no. 1, 3, 5; vol. VII, no. 1

1975-1978
Box: 4 Folder : 178 Other publications - Women's Caucus for Art newsletters

General note

contains vol. VIII, no. 1; vol. IX, no. 2

1976-1990
Box: 4 Folder : 179 Other publications - misc. catalogs and brochures
n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 180 Other publications - misc. gallery catalogs (photocopies)
misc.

Subseries G: Press/Writings (see also Oversize)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 181 Press clippings
1972-1994
Box: 4 Folder : 182 Press clippings
1972-1980
Box: 4 Folder : 183 Press clippings
misc.
Box: 4 Folder : 184 Press clippings
misc.
Box: 4 Folder : 185 Press clippings
misc.
Box: 4 Folder : 186 Press clippings
n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 187 Press clippings - "Artists as Filmmakers" series
1975
Box: 4 Folder : 188 Press clippings - members at other galleries
2002-2005
Box: 4 Folder : 189 Press clippings - originals
1972-1975
Box: 4 Folder : 190 Press clippings - originals
1975-1983
Box: 4 Folder : 191 Press clippings - panels
1976-1982
Box: 4 Folder : 192 Writings - bibliography
n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 193 Writings - pamphlets
1986(?)
Box: 4 Folder : 194 Writings - panel transcripts

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

[nb: contains diskette]

n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 195 Writings - papers written on A.I.R.
n.d.
Box: 4 Folder : 196 Writings - professional concerns checklist for gallery space
1993
Box: 4 Folder : 197 Writings - slide set essays
n.d.

Subseries H: A.I.R. Print Portfolio

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 198 A.I.R. Print Portfolio
1976
Box: 5 Folder : 199 A.I.R. Print Portfolio
1992
Box: 5 Folder : 200 Portfolio files
1995

Subseries I: Activism

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 201 Petitions/protest letters
1976-1992
Box: 5 Folder : 202 Rip-Off File (published by the Ad Hoc Committee of Women Artists)
1972
Box: 5 Folder : 203 Rip-Off File - misc. mock-ups
n.d.

Subseries J: Notebooks

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 204 Manual for Biennial Exhibition
1996
Box: 5 Folder : 205 Signature book for exhibitions
1998-?

Subseries K: Misc.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 206 Miscellaneous files
n.d.

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