A Finding Aid to the Nancy Holt Estate Records, circa 1960-circa 2001, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.holtnanc
Creators:
Holt, Nancy, 1938-2014
Dates:
circa 1960-circa 2001
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
circa 51.9 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The Nancy Holt Estate records measure circa 51.9 linear feet and date from circa 1960-circa 2001, and include financial records, notebooks, projects files, unrealized proposals and grants, correspondence, calendars and an annotated library. Also included are the John Weber Gallery records concerning Robert Smithson that consists of the gallery's inventory and slide records of Robert Smithson's drawings and sculptures, including earthworks, and incorporates some slides from the James Cohan Gallery. James Cohan worked for John Weber before establishing his own gallery in 2001.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Nancy Holt (1938-2014) was a land artist, conceptual artist, and filmmaker.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequest of Nancy Holt, 2014.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to preliminary archival processing. Contact References Services for more information.
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Conditions Governing Use
Items created by Nancy Holt and Robert Smithson copyright held by Holt/Smithson Foundation / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Requests for permission to reproduce should be submitted to ARS.

Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds the Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt papers, an interview with Nancy Holt conducted 1992 July 6 by Scott Gutterman for the Archives of American Art, and an interview with Nancy Holt conducted 1993 August 3 by Joyce Pomeroy Schwartz for the Archives of American Art.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Filmmakers -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Women sculptors Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Smithson, Robert Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
John Weber Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
James Cohan Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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