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Guide to the Robert Blanchon Papers and Collection MSS.220

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Collection processed by Bethany Martin-Breen and Lisa Darms, 2009.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on March 13, 2019
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Megan O'Shea to prepare artwork being sent to offsite art storage in September 2017 Updated by Megan O'Shea to prepare artwork being sent to offsite art storage in December 2017 Updated to include materials integrated from accession number 2018.083 by Kate Fisher.   , August 2017 , November 2017 , June 2018

Container List

Series VII: Objects

Scope and Content note

Series VII: Objects contains objects either related to art production or objects which had personal significance. All objects belonged to Robert Blanchon.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 7 Object : ID: 220.2.0064 Blanchon's Filofax diary
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Box: 25 Object : ID: 220.2.0065 Glass shelf
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Box: 24 Object : ID: 220.2.0066 Rolls of film stills from Blanchon's film Untitled [Situations]
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0042 Beaded "R" and sun clothing patches
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0054 Borbro Superfine Epsom Salt
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Box: 7 Object : ID: 220.2.0047 Brown cloth satchel with textile samples
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0067 Buttons shaped like chewing gum
Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0058 Le Corbusier glass negatives (5 total)
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0069 Eyeglass case, leather
Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0070 Eyeglass case, orange needlepoint
Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0071 Eyeglasses, blue frames
Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0072 Eyeglasses, tortoiseshell
Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0059 Framed photograph of dog with green outfit and hat
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0060 Framed photograph of a woman with a blue dress
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0048 Hankerchief with a stitched "R"
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0074 ID tag: Art Institute of Chicago Faculty
1998
Box: 9 Object : ID: 220.2.0075 ID tag: Art Institute of Chicago Faculty
1999
Box: 7 Object : ID: 220.2.0046 Khaki-colored sun hat
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0051 Leather bound book with handmade paper
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0050 Leather case with green eyeglasses
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0041 Leather Ration book with postcards
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Box: 7 Object : ID: 220.2.0045 MissOGYNY sash
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0040 "No it Can" palindromic work for two
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0052 Olene soap (one piece in a box)
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0043 Piece of wood "you're in my world now, bitch"
undated
Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0039 Plastic bag of clothing labels
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0038 Red plastic invitation to create a Christmas window for Barneys
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Box: 7 Object : ID: 220.2.0044 Red, yellow, blue, and burgundy bandanas

General

Description Bandanas were used in Blanchon's series of photographs of bandanas.

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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0073 Sunglasses, yellow lenses
Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0068 Sunglasses, pink frames
Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0057 Small black frame with chicken feet
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0056 Small framed photograph of man (Robert Blanchon's brother John)
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0053 Wonderful Charms cola candy
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Box: 8 Object : ID: 220.2.0049 Wood carving with face
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Box: 9 Object : ID: 220.2.0055 Box of family photographs

General

Description: A box of family photos and snapshots arranged into categories with labelled tabs. Arrangement is assumed to have been Blanchon's.

Photo Categories: family; friends; John; Todd; places; work; Bergman; Foxx; R. Kahn Pillow.

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Box: 9 Object : ID: 220.2.0062 Polaroid 230 camera
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Box: 9 Object : ID: 220.2.0061 SLR camera, Pentax Asahi 50mm lens, black leather case
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Box: 9 Object : ID: 220.2.0063 Stamp: The Robert Blanchon Estate Project
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