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Guide to the Martha Wilson Papers, 1950-2019 (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 February 07, 2020
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated 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. Updated by Rachel Searcy to reflect 2020 accretion  , April 2017 , May 2018 , August 2019 , February 2020

Container List

Series VIII: Objects , 1960-2005

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 68 Object : ID: 175.2.0001 Willmington College Box

General

Shoebox of memoribilia from Wilmington College and the George Schholl. Two autograph books and assortred letters, pamphlets etc.

1960-1967
Box: 69 Object : ID: 175.2.0002 Paper plate with inscription
undated
Box: 69 Object : ID: 175.2.0003 Blue box with handle

General

A collection of epherma and memorobilia including clippings, maps and materials related to Franklin Furnace.

ca. 1983
Box: 69 Object : ID: 175.2.0004 Box with egg and invitation inside
1987
Box: 69 Object : ID: 175.2.0005 Painted box with bow and objects inside
undated
Box: 69 Object : ID: 175.2.0006 Gold painted shoe with invitation inside
undated
Box: 69 Object : ID: 175.2.0006 Pink plastic heart shaped box with glitter and tape measure inside
undated
Box: 69 Object : ID: 175.2.0008 White florist box labeled O.O.C. with inscription and objects inside
1980
Box: 69 Object : ID: 175.2.0009 Paper airline labeled U.S. Clap
undated
Box: 69 Object : ID: 175.2.0010 Red charm with bell
Undated
Box: 69 Object : ID: 175.2.0011 Placard with a screw design
undated
Box: 69 Object : ID: 175.2.0012 Purple garter with flower
undated
Box: 72 Object : ID: 175.2.0013 Franklin Furnace pencil
undated
Box: 72 Object : ID: 175.2.0014 Small glass object
undated
Box: 72 Object : ID: 175.2.0015 Art Parade 3D glasses
1983
Box: 72 Object : ID: 175.2.0016 Pair of children's shoes
undated
Box: 72 Object : ID: 175.2.0017 Skowhegan Governors Award in box
1991
Box: 72 Object : ID: 175.2.0018a Small plastic baby doll
undated
Box: 72 Object : ID: 175.2.0018 Small plastic and fabric fan
Box: 72 Object : ID: 175.2.0019 folded paper labeled El Ropo Cigar Company
undated
Box: 72 Object : ID: 175.2.0021 Plastic Knife in Box

General

Box is addressed to Amei Wallach and the return address is Happy Valley Rest Home

1985
Box: 72 Object : ID: 175.2.0022 Objects from envelope labeled Byars Askevold and Richards Jarden

General

items include a matchbook with a photograph, a paper scroll and inscribed tokens with Richard Jardens and Martha Wilson's name on them.

undated
Box: 72 Object : ID:175.2.0023 Box with cards labeled "Personal Oracle"
undated
Box: 70 Object : ID: 175.2.0024 Box containing items from folder labeled "1988 "

General

Objects include a fan, a rubber stamp, a box of matches, a candy box, a button with the phrase "I am a young jazz immortal" and a home pregnancy test.

1988
Box: 70 Object : ID:175.2.0025 Buttons from envelope labled "activist buttons"
undated
Box: 70 Object : ID: 175.2.0026 WilliWear Artist T-Shirt packaging for Jenny Holzer and Les Levine tishirts
undated
Box: 70 Object : ID:175.2.0027 Lapp Princess Press t-shirts in packaging
undated
Box: 70 Object : ID: 175.2.0028 Jar labelled "Genuine Melinda Hair"
undated
Box: 70 Object : ID:175.2.0029 Printed fabric with cat picture and Martha Wilson's name.
1976
Box: 72 Object : ID:175.2.0030 Aussie Kangaroo Pouch "genuine kangaroo scrotum"
undated
Box: 72 Object : ID: 175.2.0031 McCall's Magazine Advent Calendar
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0032 Red Bag of Rice
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0033 Bag containing article, fork, pencil, and eraser
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID:175.2.0034 Folder Labeled "My Watercolor Folder" and  "Happy Mothers Day, Comley"
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0035 Fan labeled "a.k.a FAN CLUB"
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0036 Paper Crown
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0037 Windup Gorilla Keychain
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0038 Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping Fans
2005
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0039 Comley's 2002 Duke Calender
2002
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0040 Paper Hat
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0041 Paper Hat labeled "Iron Man Award Comly"
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0049 Eileen Fisher 2003 Calendar
2003
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0042 Receipt paper in envelope labeled "7/31/03 from Ricardo Miranda Zuniga"
7/31/03
Box: 71 Object : ID:175.2.0043 Small gold sword
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0044 Misc buttons
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID:175.2.0045 CBGB wristband
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0046 small tile with the letter "M"
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0047 paper crane
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0048 Small ceramic object
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID: 175.2.0050 Envelope Labeled" Santa Doll"
undated
Box: 71 Object : ID:175.2.0051 Baby fist pin from Comly's baby shower
undated
Box: 70 Object : 175.2.0052 Martha Wilson NYU badge
undated
Box: 70 Object : 175.2.0053 Remember the Triangle Fire 1911-2011 lace sash
undated
Box: 70 Object : 175.2.0054 Teach 4 Amerika pennant
undated

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