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Guide to the Jimmy De Sana Papers
1954-1997 (bulk 1977-1990)
 MSS.202

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Collection processed by Juliet Jacobson, 2007 and Nicholas Martin, 2008 - 2009. Completed by Christine Woody, 2009.

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Container List

Series XIII: Ephemera

Scope and Content note

Papers and clippings collected by the Jimmy De Sana estate. In subseries A, materials are arranged alphabetically by folder description. In subseries B, materials are retained in the original order given by Jimmy De Sana. There is one oversize item from this subseries, a record sleeve for James White and the Blacks, stored in box 78. It originally came last in Jimmy De Sana's sequence of ephemera.

Subseries A: Papers and clippings found throughout the Jimmy De Sana estate

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Box: 72 Folder : 126 Title:

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Description: American Foundation for AIDS research flyer, AIDS quilt photo

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1996
Box: 72 Folder : 127 Title:

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Description: Birthday Card made by Janet Stein, unknown addressee

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Box: 72 Folder : 128 Title:

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Description: Book of Nine, Gary Stephan - two small publications - Quotations from JDS

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1988, 1983
Box: 72 Folder : 129 Title:

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Description: Candid photos, Kenny Goodman

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Box: 72 Folder : 130 Title:

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Description: Colored Gels

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Box: 72 Folder : 131 Title:

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Description: Color Photocopies

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Box: 72 Folder : 132 Title:

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Description: Image Scavenger Catalog

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Box: 72 Folder : 133 Title:

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Description: Invoice and financial papers

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1977
Box: 72 Folder : 134 Title:

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Description: JDS notes for Art Resources transfer book

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Box: 72 Folder : 135 Title:

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Description: JDS notes on exposure times

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Box: 72 Folder : 136 Title:

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Description: Pamphlet, "The Paintings of John Hull"

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Box: 72 Folder : 137 Title:

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Description: NY Rocker Correspondence

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1979
Box: 72 Folder : 138 Title:

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Description: Envelope; Mrs. A. J. De Sana to Jimmy De Sana

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1978
Box: 72 Folder : 139 Title:

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Description: Photocopied portrait

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Box: 72 Folder : 140 Title:

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Description: Postcards: Image Bank, Rome, Renzoni, Cortez, Patrick McMullan, John Brill, Man Ray

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Box: 72 Folder : 141 Title:

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Description: Postcards: Wrongrong, JDS 1988, Seashells, Sweatshirt

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Box: 72 Folder : 142 Title:

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Description: Stills from "Material Interchange"

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Box: 72 Folder : 143 Title:

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Description: Submission Cover

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Box: 72 Folder : 144 Title:

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Description: Thank you note

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Box: 72 Folder : 145 Title:

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Description: Wedding photo, printed painting

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Box: 72 Folder : 146 Title:

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Description: What's My Line? Game; John Barrymore, Gloria Swanson photos

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Box: 72 Folder : 147 Title:

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Description: Holograms

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Box: 72 Folder : 148 Title:

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Description: Reviews: Artforum, Artnews

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Subseries B: Papers and clippings compiled by Jimmy De Sana

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 73A Folder : 149 Title:

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Zoom article

Box: 73A Folder : 150 Title:

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Anderson-Burroughs-Giorno record cover
Art forum ad - October 1982
SoHo Hews cover Salvador Dali/ Lene Lovich - 2 April 1980

Box: 73A Folder : 151 Title:

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Soho News cover K. Anger - 16 July 1980
Istoe article on William Burroughs - 30 May 1984
New Voices 2 (4 pages)

Box: 73A Folder : 152 Title:

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David Bourdon jacket
Androgyny in Art tearsheets
New Figuration in America papers

Box: 73A Folder : 153 Title:

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Big Car Show catalogue
Bomb "Cowboy Hat" - Summer 1985
SoHo News cover Laurie Anderson - 5 November 1980
Eye cover Billy Idol - Dec/Jan 1983

Box: 73A Folder : 154 Title:

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SoHo News centerfold - 29 Novemeber 1979
Frigidaire article - September 1981

Box: 73A Folder : 155 Title:

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American Photo- March/April 1993

Box: 73A Folder : 156 Title:

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Danceteria ad
Art in America review - November 1988
New York Times review - 29 January 1988
Press clippings - 16 March 1988

Box: 73A Folder : 157 Title:

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Savvy article - July 1988
Neo York catalogue
Scanagraph info
The Face clipping - November 1986
Omni letter

Box: 73A Folder : 158 Title:

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New Times clippings - 8 January 1979
Studio Trisorio ad
SoHo News reproduction - 9 April 1980
Bomb Magazine reproduction
Body Politic K. Anger Cover - April 1982

Box: 73A Folder : 159 Title:

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Cepa Gallery Postcard
Aperture Magazine portrait
Art et Industrie ad

Box: 73A Folder : 160 Title:

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Talking Heads reproductions and materials
New York Rocker Talking Heads cover
New York Rocker Brian Eno cover

Box: 73A Folder : 161 Title:

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Esquire article
New York Magazine clipping - 12 December 1988
Actuel tearsheet

Box: 73B Folder : 162 Title:

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Vile cover
Washington Project for the Arts: Punk art clippings
Valentin Tatransky review
Jimmy de Sana c.v. from catalogue

Box: 73B Folder : 163 Title:

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File Megazine clipping - Fall 1979
Zeit Magazine clipping - October 1979
Bomb Magazine tearsheet
Stefanotty ad tearsheet

Box: 73B Folder : 164 Title:

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Terence Sellers / Jimmy De Sana interview

Box: 73B Folder : 165 Title:

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Oggi Domani flyer
Omni Magazine tearsheet - March 1983
Village Voice clippings - 26 January 1988
File Megazine tearsheet - Spring 1976

Box: 73B Folder : 166 Title:

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Arts Magazine - May 1989

Box: 73B Folder : 167 Title:

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Postcard
Marincola essay tearsheet

Box: 73B Folder : 168 Title:

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Bomb Magazine Cover - Winter 1988

Box: 73B Folder : 169 Title:

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Village Voice clippings - 8 May 1978
Artifacts At The End of A Decade - 1981

Box: 73B Folder : 170 Title:

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File Megazine cover - Fall 1977
File Megazine tearsheet

Box: 73B Folder : 171 Title:

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Image Scavengers clippings
$bfat image
Bomp Magazine cover - March 1979

Box: 73B Folder : 172 Title:

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American Photographer tearsheet - March 1984

Box: 73B Folder : 173 Title:

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American Photographer article - December 1983

Box: 73B Folder : 174 Title:

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Village Voice Clippings - 26 January 1988
Exhibition Postcards (2)

Box: 73B Folder : 175 Title:

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Postcards (2)
HK City Magazine article July 1988

Box: 73B Folder : 176 Title:

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Giant Light Bulb reproduction

Box: 73B Folder : 177 Title:

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Auto-Portraits Pompidou Center catalogue

Box: 73B Folder : 178 Title:

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Sweatshit reproduction

Box: 73B Folder : 179 Title:

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Two Holograms
Roberta Smith NY Times Review - 29 January 1988

Box: 73B Folder : 180 Title:

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New York Contemporary Art Observer April 1988
Vanity Fair Clippings

Box: 73B Folder : 181 Title:

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USF Galleries Pamphlet
New Voices 2
'You're the guy I want to share my money with" flyer

Box: 73B Folder : 182 Title:

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Art in America clippings
Downtown cover
Gusto Review

Box: 73B Folder : 183 Title:

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New York Newsday - 24 Nov 1987
Oggi Domani postcard
Anderson-Giorno-Burroughs album

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