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Guide to the A.I.R. Gallery Archives MSS.184

Fales Library and Special Collections

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

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 25, 2023

 Updated by Jacqueline Rider to reflect incorporation of video preservation master and sub-master files. Updated by Marissa Grossman to reflect the change in the gallery's current address  Updated by Nicole Greenhouse to included archived websites Updated by Anna Björnsson McCormick to reflect the rehousing of materials  , March 2017 , March 2020 , December 2022 , April 2023

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Materials are open without restrictions. Please contact the Fales Library & Special Collections for more information and to schedule an appointment,, 212-998-2596.

Use Restrictions

Copyright (and related rights to publicity and privacy) to materials in this collection created by the A.I.R. Gallery are held by the A.I.R. Gallery. Permission to publish or reproduce materials to which the Gallery holds copyright must be secured from the copyright holder. Please contact, 212-998-2596.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); The A.I.R. Gallery Archive; MSS 184; box number; folder number; Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University Libraries.

To cite the archived website in this collection: Identification of item, date; The A.I.R. Gallery Archive; MSS 184; Wayback URL; Fales Library and Special Collections, New York University.

Related Material at the Fales Library and Special Collections

Creative Time Archive (MSS.179)

Wendy Perron Papers (MSS.123)

Harold and Joyce Pomeroy Schwartz Public Art Archive (MSS.171)

Martha Wilson Papers (MSS.175)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Access copies for some materials are available by appointment for reading room viewing and listening only. Please contact, 212-998-2596.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Fales acquired the A.I.R. Gallery Archive in 2006. Accretions were donated by A.I.R. in 2007 and 2008. was initially selected as part of the NYC Arts Community COVID-19 Response Web Collection in May 2020. In October 2022, crawling of the seed was discontinued in NYC Arts Community COVID-19 Response Web Collection and crawling began in the A.I.R. Gallery Web Collection. The website was captured through the use of Archive-It. Archive-It uses web crawling technology to capture websites at a scheduled time and displays only an archived copy, from the resulting WARC file, of the website. The accession number associated with this website is 2022.050. In November 2022, and was added. The accession number associated with these websites is 2022.054. In December 2022, and were added. The accession number associated with this websites is 2022.060.

Processing Information

On February 2019, materials in boxes 79-81 and 83-84 were rehoused in preparation for offsite storage. On April 2019, materials from Box 82 were reorganized and spacers were added. CDs and DVDs were separated from Box 82 and moved to the Shared Fales 021 box. Materials from Box 78 were moved to a manuscripted sized box and a CD was removed to the Shared Fales 021 box. Materials were reorganized in Box 85 and CDs and DVDs were separated and moved to Shared Fales 021.

In 2022, the archived website was added to the resource record.

Take Down Policy

Archived websites are made accessible for purposes of education and research. NYU Libraries have given attribution to rights holders when possible; however, due to the nature of archival collections, we are not always able to identify this information.

If you hold the rights to materials in our archived websites that are unattributed, please let us know so that we may maintain accurate information about these materials.

If you are a rights holder and are concerned that you have found material on this website for which you have not granted permission (or is not covered by a copyright exception under US copyright laws), you may request the removal of the material from our site by submitting a notice, with the elements described below, to the

Please include the following in your notice: Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and information sufficient to permit us to locate the material; your contact information, such as an address, telephone number, and email address; a statement that you are the owner, or authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed and that you have a good-faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement that the information in the notification is accurate and made under penalty of perjury; and your physical or electronic signature. Upon receiving a notice that includes the details listed above, we will remove the allegedly infringing material from public view while we assess the issues identified in your notice.