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

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

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 23, 2017

 Updated by Jacqueline Rider to reflect incorporation of video preservation master and sub-master files.  , March 2017

Descriptive Summary

Source - dnr: Bradford, Mark
Title: Stuart Sherman Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1945-2001
Dates [bulk]: bulk
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, and audio material. 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: 16 Linear Feet (22 boxes)
Call Phrase: MSS.192