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Guide to the David Gurin Collection on Jack Smith MSS.458

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Gurin, David
Creator: Smith, Jack 1932-1989
Title: David Gurin Collection on Jack Smith
Dates [inclusive]: 1961-1991
Abstract: The David Gurin Collection on Jack Smith contains materials about or created by New York-based actor, experimental filmmaker, photographer, and performance artist Jack Smith (1932-1989). These materials were assembled by his friend David Gurin in the early 1960s and following his death in 1989. Materials include correspondence, clippings, promotional ephemera, and photographs. The collection is of particular importance to researchers interested in the development of Smith’s most notable film Flaming Creatures.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet in 1 half manuscript box
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: MSS.458