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Guide to the Martha Wilson Papers, 1950-2016 (bulk 1964-2006) MSS.175

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Collection processed by Lydia Brawner (2011); Finding aid completed by Rachel Greer (2012).

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 31, 2019
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Record revised by Rachel Searcy to reflect the incorporation of 2017 accretion Updated by Jasmine Larkin to include materials from accession numbers 2010.175, 2011.175, 2013.175.001, 2013.175.002, and 2015.175. In addition, the finding aid was edited for compliance with DACS and ACM Required Elements for Archival Description. Updated by Anna McCormick to include bibliographic materials formerly separated from the collection.  , April 2017 , May 2018 , August 2019

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Wilson, Martha, 1947-
Creator: Martha Wilson
Source - dnr: Wilson, Martha, 1947-
Title: Martha Wilson Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1950-2017
Dates [bulk]: 1964-2006
Abstract: The Martha Wilson Papers consist of comprehensive documentation of the life and career of Martha Wilson, artist and Founding Director of Franklin Furnace, Inc. Materials include journals, correspondence, flyers and posters, articles, clippings, juvenilia dating from grade school onward, video recordings, and a computer disc. The collection also contains materials related to Wilson's son Comly Cook-Wilson, and restricted materials dealing with Wilson's finances and medical history.
Quantity: 91.25 linear feet in 98 containers.
Quantity: 3 videodiscs (dvd)
Quantity: 700 Megabytes in one computer disc.
Location: 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.175