Tamarind Lithography Workshop records

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.tamalitw
Creators:
Tamarind Lithography Workshop
Dates:
1954-1984
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
Gift: (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
37 Reels
Loan
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Artists' files; institutional files; printed material and photographs.
Scope and Contents
REELS 2866-2878: Artists' files, 1960-1981, containing biographical data, correspondence, project proposals, contract agreements, invoices, receipts, newspaper and magazine clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, and press releases.
Scope and Contents
REELS 2952-2975: Organizational files, 1958-1972, containing Board member's and Board of Directors correspondence, 1958-1972, Executive Committee minutes and panel of selection correspondence and recommendations; correspondence of Garo Antreasian, Clinton Adams, John Sommers and June Wayne, 1954-1973; grant applications from Manolis Piladakis, Noemi Smilansky and other artists; data on staff, including biographical data, employment contracts and printed material; and material on printer training programs, artists, writers, printers and curators.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3051: Files, 1960-1978, containing correspondence with artists, Board of Directors, Panel of Selections, Clinton Adams, Garo Antreasian, June Wayne and others; and printer evaluation reports and general correspondence.
Scope and Contents
REELS 3052-3055: Organizational files, 1959-1981, containing correspondence, information on fellowships and printer and curatorial training, biographical data, printed material, photographs of artists and printers, progress reports and proposals, financial material and printed material; 4 scrapbooks of printed material, 1960-1972; and photographs of artists, printers, the studio, staff parties, workshops, special projects and lithographs. [261 duplicate prints of some of the above photos were given to the Archives April 2, 1984 for study purposes only].
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Printed material, 1958-1984, including catalogs, brochures, exhibition catalogs and publications by the workshop and institute; price lists of Tamarind lithography editions, 1983-1984; publications concerning the art and technique of lithography and the marketing of prints; and photographs of William Brice, Sam Francis, John Hultberg, John D. McLaughlin, Aubrey E. Schwartz and Emerson Woelffer with June Wayne working in the studio.
Scope and Contents
REEL 439-440 AND SCANNED Seventeen photos of artists, previously microfilmed under Photos of Artists I, and subsequently scanned and returned to the Tamarind records. Artists include: Annie Albers, Josef Albers, William Brice, Richard Diebendorn, Sam Francis, John Hultberg, John McLaughlin, Nathan Loiveria, Henry C. Pearson, Miriam Schapiro, Aubrey Schwartz, Esteban Vicente, Romas Viesulas, Emerson Woelffer, and Adja Yunkers.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lithography workshop; Los Angeles, Calif. Founded in 1960 by Garo Antreasian, Clinton Adams and June Wayne. Relocated to Albuquerque, N.M., 1970, by Adams and Antreasian and re-established as the Tamarind Institute.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2866-2878, 2952-2975 & 3052-3055 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3051 is not available through interlibrary loan due to restriction.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 2866-2878, 2952-2975 & 3051-3055: Originals returned to Tamarind Lithography Workshop/ Tamarind Institute after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project, 1983-1984. Unmicrofilmed material and 261 duplicate prints of some photos on reels 3052-3055 donated 1984 by the Tamarind Institute via Clinton Adams, director.

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.
Conditions Governing Access
Reel 3051 is ACCESS RESTRICTED written permission is required.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Artists' studios -- California -- Los Angeles -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lithography -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles -- Study and teaching Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lithographers -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- California -- Los Angeles Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brice, William, 1921-2008 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Francis, Sam, 1923-1994 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hultberg, John, 1922- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McLaughlin, John, 1898-1976 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schwartz, Aubrey, 1928- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woelffer, Emerson, 1914-2003 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Adams, Clinton, 1918-2002 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Antreasian, Garo Z., 1922-2018 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wayne, June, 1918-2011 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tamarind Institute Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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