Collection ID:
Friedman, Ken
Physical Description:
21.4 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Materials relating to Friedman's career, his art and his involvement in Fluxus and Fluxus West, including correspondence; exhibition announcements; bulletins; newsletters; clippings; card files of names and addresses; postcards; catalogs; press releases; journals; notes; comic strips; printed materials; material for "Annotated Bibliography on Zen Buddhism"; a cassette tape; manuscripts; writings about art projects; Fluxus mailing lists; examples of correspondence art, stamp art, and newspaper collages; receipts; photographs and slides; brochures; and artifacts.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Conceptual artist, sculptor, educator, composer, and writer; San Diego, Calif.; b. 1949 in New London, Conn. Educated at San Francisco State College. Lived and worked in San Diego, Calif. Also active in Germany.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1975-1978 by Kenneth Friedman. Some of Friedman's papers were destroyed in a car accident during the summer of 1979.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Unmicrofilmed. 19.0 linear ft. is stored off-site; contact Chief of Reference Services, Washington, D.C., for access guidelines.

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001