Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.connbruc2
Creators:
Conner, Bruce, 1933-2008
Dates:
1956-1975
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; business records; teaching contracts; printed material, and material relating to Jay DeFeo.
Scope and Contents
REEL 1092: Correspondence with museums and galleries; papers related to museum and gallery business; income tax papers; teaching contracts; catalogs and announcements; and clippings.
Scope and Contents
REEL 911: Working files relating primarily to Jay DeFeo's painting "The Rose," as well as her recent works. The files contain correspondence with DeFeo, and with Thomas Albright, George Neubert, Terry St. John, John Humphrey, Tony Rockwell, and Ed Janss. Also included are photographs of "The Rose" and DeFeo's "telephone series"; business material; and clippings.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2802: A letter to Alfred Frankenstein, Oct. 2, 1976, asking "Has Christo taken the role of criminal perpetrator of a 'Crime Against Nature'..." Frankenstein replies "How idiotic can you get?" and Conner responds at length.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Printmaker and filmmaker; San Francisco, Calif.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 911, 1092, and 2802 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 911: Originals returned to Bruce Conner after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 911 lent for microfilming, 1975 and the remainder donated 1976 by Bruce Conner.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- San Francisco Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Filmmakers -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
DeFeo, Jay, 1929-1989 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Neubert, George W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rockwell, Tony Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
St. John, Terry Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albright, Thomas Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Humphrey, John Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Janss, Ed Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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