A Finding Aid to the Charles Ramsburg papers, 1959-2019, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ramschar
Creators:
Ramsburg, Charles
Dates:
1959-2019
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.8 Linear feet
5.89 Gigabytes
Repository:
The papers of artist Charles Ramsburg (1942- ) measure 0.8 linear feet and 5.89 GB, and date from 1959-2019. The collection documents Ramsburg's career and art practice through biographical material, correspondence, exhibition files, printed material, and photographic material. Some email correspondence, two video recordings and the bulk of the photographs are in digital form.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of artist Charles Ramsburg (1942- ) measure 0.8 linear feet and 5.89 GB, and date from 1959-2019. The collection documents Ramsburg's career and art practice through biographical material, correspondence, exhibition files, printed material, and photographic material. Some email correspondence, two video recordings and the bulk of the photographs are in digital form.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as five series.
  • Series 1: Biographical Material, 1959-circa 1993 (Box 1, 1 folder; ER07, 0.05 GB)
  • Series 2: Correspondence, 1961-2019 (Box 1, 2 folders; ER06, 0.012 GB)
  • Series 3: Exhibition Files, 1989-2005 (Box 1, 0.3 linear feet; ER01, 3.86 GB)
  • Series 4: Printed Material, circa 1980-2018 (Box 2; 0.2 linear feet)
  • Series 5: Photographic Material, 1990-2017 (Box 2, 0.2 linear feet; ER02-ER05, 1.94 GB)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charles Ramsburg (1942- ) is an artist in New York City who creates sculptures and drawings related to the minutiae of nature. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Ramsburg studied at the San Francisco Art Institute, University of Arizona, and University of California at Santa Barbara. He moved to New Mexico in 1970, and after several decades returned to the east coast. Ramsburg's work has been featured in exhibitions internationally, and he has been represented by Carter Burden Gallery in New York and Horwitch LewAllen Gallery in New Mexico.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed and a finding aid prepared by Hilary Price in 2018. 2019 additions were processed in 2020 by Ryan Evans.
Author
Hilary Price
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Archives of American Art by Charles Ramsburg in 2017 and 2019.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Conditions Governing 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.
Preferred Citation
Charles Ramsburg papers, 1959-2019. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
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Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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