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Guide to the Stuart Sherman Papers
1945-2001 (Bulk 1961-2001)
 MSS 192

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Collection processed by Luke Martin and Brent Phillips, 2008-2009

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 29, 2018

 Updated by Jacqueline Rider to reflect incorporation of video preservation master and sub-master files. Edited by Jasmine Larkin for compliance with DACS and ACM Required Elements for Archival Description.  , March 2017 , August 2018

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sherman, Stuart, 1945-2001
Source - dnr: Bradford, Mark
Title: Stuart Sherman Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1945-2001
Dates [bulk]: 1961-2001
Abstract: The Stuart Sherman Papers include material pertaining to his career as a performance and visual artist, poet, actor, and filmmaker. The collection is largely composed of material related to Sherman's artistic output including performance plans, prose and poetry, sketches and diagrams for visual and performance works, drafts for sculpture, photographs, slides, video, film, audio, and floppy disks. Personal material such as correspondence, journal writing, legal and financial documents along with works by fellow artists and writers also make up a large portion of the collection. The material spans from 1945-2001 with the bulk of it covering from 1961-2001.
Quantity: 50.8 Linear Feet in 21 record cartons, 2 half manuscript boxes, 3 box binders, 1 LP box, 1 flat box, 63 jewel cases, and 1 shared card box.
Quantity: 28.8 Megabytes in 23 floppy disks.
Quantity: 63 videodiscs (dvd)
Location: Some materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: MSS 192