A Finding Aid to the Julia P. Herzberg papers, 1977-2018, bulk 1987-2011, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
aaa.herzjuli
Creators:
Herzberg, Julia P.
Dates:
1977-2018
bulk 1987-2011
Languages:
Multiple languages
The collection is in English and Spanish.
Physical Description:
7.6 Linear feet
Repository:
The papers of curator and art historian Julia P. Herzberg measure 7.6 linear feet and date from 1977-2018. Included are Herzberg's files on exhibitions and artists containing correspondence, printed material, interview transcripts, and notes and drafts by Herzberg. Artists include Wilfredo Lam, Doris Salcedo, Ana Mendieta, and Jorge Tacla among others.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of curator and art historian Julia P. Herzberg measure 7.6 linear feet and date from 1977-2018. Included are Herzberg's files on exhibitions and artists containing correspondence, printed material, interview transcripts, and notes and drafts by Herzberg. Artists include Wilfredo Lam, Doris Salcedo, Ana Mendieta, and Jorge Tacla among others.
Materials in this collection document Herzberg's career as a curator, art historian, and editor, and consist of Herzberg's curatorial and project files related to artists, exhibitions, writing, and other professional projects. Included are draft lectures, essays, and articles; bibliographies; clippings; exhibition catalogs, announcements, flyers, and posters; correspondence with artists and curators; notes; clippings; pamphlets; artist biographies and CVs; exhibition planning documents including proposals, wall texts, working checklists, and diagrams; interview transcripts; photographs, slides, and negatives; and press releases. Some of Herzberg's files, including photographs and writings, are in born-digital format.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as 5 series.
  • Series 1: Writing Projects, 1998-2018 (1.1 linear feet, Box 3, 5, 6, 8)
  • Series 2: Artist Files, 1977-2018 (5.2 linear feet, Box 1-8)
  • Series 3: Exhibition Files, 1990-2017 (0.8 linear feet, Box 1, 3, 8)
  • Series 4: Project Files, 1994-2014 (0.2 linear feet, Box 1)
  • Series 5: Professional Files, 2003-2014 (0.3 linear feet, Box 1, 3, 8)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Julia P. Herzberg (194?-) is a curator, art historian and editor in New York, N.Y. Herzberg specializes in Latin American contemporary art. Her work is centered on the research, scholarship, and cultural production of artistic practices within interdisciplinary global contexts. She has curated numerous exhibitions throughout North America and Latin America.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jennifer E. Neal in 2020.
Author
Jennifer E. Neal
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Julia P. Herzberg in 2018.

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.
Conditions Governing Use
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that she may own in the following material: all writings by Julia P. Herzberg in the form of essays, talks, lectures, and emails. Use of born-digital records requires advanced notice.
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
Julia P. Herzberg papers, 1977-2018. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Latin American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art museum curators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alfonzo, Carlos, 1950-1991 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kaikkonen, Kaarina, 1952- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Katz, Leandro, 1938- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lam, Wifredo Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rabinovich, Raquel, 1929- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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