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Guide to the David Wojnarowicz Papers
ca. 1954-1992
 MSS 092

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on June 24, 2016
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 2003, Wojnarowicz finding aid converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by one2two.xsl. Edited by Molly Davy to reflect updated box numbers.  , April 2016

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Creator: Wojnarowicz, David
Title: David Wojnarowicz Papers
Dates [inclusive]: ca. 1954-1992
Abstract: David Wojnarowicz was a painter, writer, photographer, filmmaker, performer, and activist. He made super-8 films, created the photographic series "Arthur Rimbaud in New York", performed in the band Three Teens Kill 4 - No Motive, and exhibited his work in well known East Village galleries. In 1985, he was included in the Whitney Biennial, the so-called "Graffiti Show". He died of AIDS on July 22, 1992. The David Wojnarowicz Papers includes journals, correspondence, manuscripts, photography, film, video and audio works, source and production materials, objects, and ephemera.
Quantity: 128.0 linear feet (ca. 175 boxes)
Call Phrase: MSS 092