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Series 1: Correspondence. 1951-2003

Physical Description: Boxes 1-12; Carton 1; Carton 2, folders 1-21; Oversize Box 2, folder 1

Arrangement

Arranged into two subseries: 1.1 General Correspondence and 1.2 Museums and Galleries
 

Subseries 1.1: General Correspondence. 1951-2003

Physical Description: Boxes 1-12; Carton 1; Carton 2, folders 1-21; Oversize Box 2, folder 1

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically with unidentified and miscellaneous correspondence placed at the end of theseries.
box 1, folder 1

Adams, Marina. 1990-1996

box 1, folder 2

Aiken, Joy. 1972-1974

box 1, folder 3

Alexander, Paul. 1964-1994, undated

box 1, folder 4

Anderson, Harry and "Moo". 1995-1997

carton 1, folder 1-33

Anger, Kenneth. 1969-1998

carton 2, folder 1-21

Anger, Kenneth. 1969-1998

oversize-box 2, folder 1

Anger, Kenneth. 1973

box 1, folder 5

Anglim, Paule. 1998-1999

box 1, folder 6

A Miscellaneous. 1962-1996

box 1, folder 7

Barrier, Alberta. 1987-1998

box 1, folder 8

Bary, Lloyd and Dave. 1988-1998

box 1, folder 9

Bankson, John. 1995-1996

box 1, folder 10

Baum, Don. 1989-1996

box 1, folder 11

Beatty, Paul. 1963-1965

box 1, folder 12

Benneti, Mary. 1993-1994

box 1, folder 13

Berg, Robert. undated

box 1, folder 14

Bergan, Brooke. 1993-1995

box 1, folder 15

Berkson, Bill. 1992-1997

box 1, folder 16

Berman, Wallace. 1962-1963, undated

box 1, folder 17

Boler, Megan. 1996

box 1, folder 18

Blaser, Robin. 1979-1995

box 1, folder 19

Brainard, Joe. 1972, undated

box 1, folder 20

Brockway, Lyn. 1994-1995

box 1, folder 21

Broughton, James. 1952-1988

box 1, folder 22

Brown, Norman O. 1990-1994, undated

box 1, folder 23

Brutten, Milton. 1974-1978

box 1, folder 24

Burnett, Catherine. 1983-1990, undated

box 1, folder 25-26

Burnside, Madeleine. 1985-1997

box 1, folder 27

Burton, Hilde and David. 1977-1998, undated

box 2, folder 1

Burton, Deborah and Stephen. 1988-1998

box 2, folder 2

Butterick, Collette (a.k.a. Rose Gazzette). 1988-1992

box 2, folder 3

BA-BE Miscellaneous. 1968-2002

box 2, folder 4

BL-BO Miscellaneous. 1974-1997

box 2, folder 5

BR-BU Miscellaneous. 1981-1994

box 2, folder 6

California Institute of Technology. 1994-1999

box 2, folder 7

Coke, Van Deren. 1964-1977

box 2, folder 8-9

Cole, Norma. 1988-1999

box 2, folder 10-12

Collins (Family). 1983-1999

box 2, folder 13

Conner, Bruce and Jean. 1959-1998

box 3, folder 1

Connor, Julia. 1988-1999

box 3, folder 2

Contact - Sachs, Barbara Turner. 1960-1961, undated

box 3, folder 3

Corbett, Edward. 1990-1994

box 3, folder 4

Corman, Gene. 1984-1988

box 3, folder 5

Cowles, Charles. 1969, undated

box 3, folder 6

Creeley, Robert. 1974-1996

box 3, folder 7

C Miscellaneous. 1959-1997

box 3, folder 8

Dark, Chris. 1976-1977, undated

box 3, folder 9

Davidson, Michael. 1973-1994

box 3, folder 10

Dillenberger, Jane. 1971-1977

box 3, folder 11

Di Prima, Diane. 1988-1997

box 3, folder 12

Dunn, Joe. 1958-1968

box 3, folder 13

D Miscellaneous. 1964-1995

box 3, folder 14

Ehrlich, Susan. 1995-1996

box 3, folder 15

Elliott, James. 1983-1994

box 3, folder 16

Eshleman, Clayton. 1960-1980

box 3, folder 17

E Miscellaneous. 1964-1988

box 3, folder 18-19

Evans, Thomas. 1993-1997

box 3, folder 20

Fabilli, Mary and Lili. 1988-1996

box 3, folder 21

Fama, Steven. 1996-1998

box 3, folder 22

Fauchereau, Serge. 1993-1998

box 4, folder 1

Fauchereau, Serge. 1984-1999

box 4, folder 2

Fenichel, Lilly. 1951-1998

box 4, folder 3

Ferriss, Les - The Lapis Press. 1992-1995

box 4, folder 4

Field, Tom. 1962, 1988-1996

box 4, folder 5

Fineman, Jack. 1994-1995

box 4, folder 6-7

Finlay, Alec - Morning Star Publications. 1990-1996

box 4, folder 8

Fisher, Sandra. 1987-1988

box 4, folder 9

Foulkes, Llyn. 1964-1997

box 4, folder 10

Fraser, Robert. 1967, undated

box 4, folder 11-12

F Miscellaneous. 1972-1999

box 4, folder 13

Gardner, Susan. 1988

box 4, folder 14

Gaynes, Robin. 1995-1999

box 4, folder 15

Gaynor, Chris. 1982

box 4, folder 16

Giannini-Norlund, Paula. 1993-1995

box 4, folder 17

Giard, Robert. 1995

box 4, folder 18

Giffon, Anne. 1986-1991

box 5, folder 1

Ginsberg, Allan. 1988-1999

box 5, folder 2

Gizzi, Peter. 1991-1996

box 5, folder 3

Gluck, Robert. 1990-1999

box 5, folder 4

Gordon, Karen Elizabeth. 1986-1992

box 5, folder 5

Greene, Merril. 1974-1977

box 5, folder 6

Gunn, Thom. 1980-1989

box 5, folder 7

G Miscellaneous. 1959-1996

box 5, folder 8

Hall, Nor. 1994-1996

box 5, folder 9

Harris, Mary Emma. 1987-1995

box 5, folder 10

Harrison, Lou (and Colvig, William). 1971-1983, undated

box 5, folder 11

Hawley, Robert and Earlene. 1983-1993

box 5, folder 12

Hennum, Gerd. 1996-1997

box 5, folder 13

Herms, George and Pixie. 1963, 1966, 1969, 1994-1997

box 5, folder 14

Herndon, Fran. 1966, 1990, undated

box 5, folder 15

Hershon, Bob. 1984

box 5, folder 16

Hodes, Ida. 1974-1993

box 5, folder 17

Hoffman, Michael. 1974-1975

box 5, folder 18

Hoffman, Miriam. 1952, 1995

box 5, folder 19

Holub, Leo. 1992-1998

box 5, folder 20

Howe, Susan. 1986-1990

box 5, folder 21

Hulshoff, Laree. 1993-1999

box 5, folder 22

H Miscellaneous. 1988-1997

box 6, folder 1-2

Irby, Ken. 1971-1999

box 6, folder 3

I Miscelaneous. 1983-1997

box 6, folder 4-5

Jacobus, Harry. 1970-1998

box 6, folder 6

Jaeger, Julia. 1967-1999

box 6, folder 7-8

Jarnot, Lisa. 1988-1999

box 6, folder 9

Johnson, Ron. 1974-1996

box 6, folder 10

Johnston, Alastair. 1984-1997

box 6, folder 11

Jones, David. 1988-1999

box 6, folder 12

Jones, Mallory and Hawkins, Linda. 1988-1990

box 6, folder 13

Jordan, Larry and Patty. 1960-1994

box 6, folder 14

Jordan, Lorna Star. 1989-2002

box 6, folder 15

Joseph, Barbara. 1968-1987

box 6, folder 16

Journoud, Claude. 1988-1990

box 7, folder 1

J Miscellaneous. 1978-1995

box 7, folder 2

Kael, Pauline and Karagueuzian, Maureen. 1989-1996

box 7, folder 3-5

Keller, Vic. 1987-1996

box 7, folder 6

Kienholz, Lyn. 1989

box 7, folder 7

Killian, Kevin. 1990-2000

box 7, folder 8-9

Kitaj, R.B. 1967-1994

box 7, folder 10

Kitson, Edward. 1970

box 7, folder 11

K Miscellaneous. 1964-1999

box 7, folder 12

LaCharity, Ralph. 1988-1993

box 7, folder 13

Lazer, Hank. 1996-1997

box 7, folder 14

Lehrman, Robert. 1991-1995

box 7, folder 15

Levertov, Denise. 1963-1989, undated

box 7, folder 16

Lockwood, Willard. 1960-1964

box 7, folder 17

Lonidier, Lynn. 1967-2000

box 7, folder 18

Lowell, David and Strohm, Colleen. 1986-1996

box 8, folder 1

L Miscellaneous. 1962-1997

box 8, folder 2

Marlowe, Alan and Di Prima, Diane. 1969, undated

box 8, folder 3

Marquand, Ed. 1988-1989

box 8, folder 4

Marti, Sister (Starcross Community). 1993-1996

box 8, folder 5

McCarroll, Toby (Starcross Community). 1962-2003

box 8, folder 6

McClure, Joanna. 1960-1992

box 8, folder 7

McClure, Michael. 1958-1995

box 8, folder 8

McNaughton, Duncan and Genie. 1984-1997

box 8, folder 9

Meanor, Patrick. 1994

box 8, folder 10

Miller, Chuck. 1974, undated

box 8, folder 11-15

Mixon, Don and Eloise. 1969-2002

box 8, folder 16

Mondale, Joan and Walter. 1980-1981

box 8, folder 17

Moore, William Brodecky. 1964-1996

box 8, folder 18

Munakata, Grace. 1984-2002

box 8, folder 19

M Miscellaneous. 1968-1997

box 9, folder 1

Neff, John Hallmark. 1982-1995

box 9, folder 2

Northwest Review . 1963-1964

box 9, folder 3

Noto, John. 1991-1992

box 9, folder 4

N Miscellaneous. 1977-1990

box 9, folder 5

O'Gallager, Liam and Rheem, Robert. 1988-1992

box 9, folder 6

Olivieros, Pauline. 1964-1967

box 9, folder 7

Open Space . 1964-1965

box 9, folder 8

O Miscellaneous. 1965-1998

box 9, folder 9

Palmer, Michael. 1989-1997

box 9, folder 10

Parkinson, Ariel. 1990-1992

box 9, folder 11

Perl, Jed. 1996

box 9, folder 12

Perlmutter, Penny. 1988-1989

box 9, folder 13

Peltin, Irving. 1989-1989

box 9, folder 14

Philbin, Ann. 1992

box 9, folder 15

Piaskowski, Nata. 1971-1994

box 9, folder 16

Podgurski, Robert. 1997

box 9, folder 17

Poetry Project. 1988

box 9, folder 18

Poltroon Press - Alastair Johnston. 1986-1995

box 9, folder 19

P-Q Miscellaneous. 1958-2001

box 9, folder 20

Rakosi, Carl. 1981-1989

box 9, folder 21

Raworth, Tom. 1985-1995

box 9, folder 22

Redman, Doris. 1992-1994

box 9, folder 23

Rexroth, Mariana. 1988-1999

box 9, folder 24

Roth, Joan and William. 1962-1994

box 10, folder 1

Rothenberg, Jerome and Diane. 1959-1988

box 10, folder 2-3

Rysdyk, Evelyn. 1986-1998

box 10, folder 4

R Miscellaneous. 1961-1999

box 10, folder 5

Sankey, Laura and Elwood. 1963-1968

box 10, folder 6

Shank, William. 1998

box 10, folder 7

Shor, Jayne. 1991-1998

box 10, folder 8

Shurin, Aaron. 1982-1993

box 10, folder 9

Simas, Joseph. 1989-1994

box 10, folder 10

Sloan, Margy. 1988, 1994

box 10, folder 11

Solinas, Rico. 1995-1997

box 10, folder 12

Solnit, Rebecca. 1988-1994

box 10, folder 13

[Spicer], Jack. undated

box 10, folder 14

Stanford University. 1962

box 10, folder 15

Stanley, George. 1965, 1988-1995

box 10, folder 16

Stockwell, Dean. 1963-1967

box 10, folder 17

Strauss, David Levi. 1988-1993

box 11, folder 1-2

S Miscellaneous. 1964-1999

box 11, folder 3

Tacker, William Mark. 1998-1999

box 11, folder 4

Tallman, Ellen. 1967, 1989-1994

box 11, folder 5

Tetrault, Jan. 1990-1992

box 11, folder 6

Thackrey, Susan. 1987-2003

box 11, folder 7

Tremblay-McGraw, Robin. 1996, undated

box 11, folder 8

Tress, Arthur. undated

box 11, folder 9

Turner, John. 1996-1997

box 11, folder 10

Tyler, Mary C. 1978, 1989-1995

box 11, folder 11

T Miscellaneous. 1988-1999

box 11, folder 12

University of California Press (McClung, William). 1987-1990

box 11, folder 13

Wagstaff, Christopher and Sheena. 1983-1996

box 11, folder 14

Wenning, Henry. 1967-1968

box 11, folder 15

Whalen, Philip. 1962-1992

box 11, folder 16

Whitney, Stanley. 1990-1997

box 11, folder 17

Wilson, Robert. 1964, 1988-1992

box 11, folder 18

Williams, Jonathan. 1959-1993

box 12, folder 1-2

Winkfield, Trevor. 1977-1996

box 12, folder 3

V-W Miscellaneous. 1958-1998

box 12, folder 4

Yamauchi, Koichiro. 1996-1997

box 12, folder 5

Yau, John. 1990-1995

box 12, folder 6

Zen Center. 1977, 1994-1995

box 12, folder 7

Zukofsky, Louis. 1958-1970

box 12, folder 8

Zwicky, Fay. 1988-1994

box 12, folder 9

Zyzzyva. 1986-1998

box 12, folder 10

"Patricia" no surname. 1961

box 12, folder 11

No surname correspondents. 1965, 1966, 1998-1999, undated

box 12, folder 12

"Wishful correspondence". 1994-1996

box 12, folder 13

"Requests disregarded". 1994-1997

 

Subseries 1.2: Museums and Galleries. 1958-2002

Physical Description: Boxes 13-17

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically with miscellaneous materials concluding the subseries.
box 13, folder 1

871 Fine Arts. 1992-1993

box 13, folder 2-4

Albright-Knox Art Gallery - Auping, Michael. 1984-1997

box 13, folder 5

Arts Club of Chicago. 1980-1981

box 13, folder 6

Art Institute of Chicago. 1971-1978

box 13, folder 7

Bedford Gallery. 1994-1996, 2001

box 13, folder 8

Berkeley Art Museum. 1997-1998

box 13, folder 9-11

Black Sparrow Press. 1967-1973

box 13, folder 12

Boise Gallery of Art. 1984

box 13, folder 13

Borregaard's Museum. 1961-1964

box 13, folder 14

Boxtie, Taylor, James. 1997

box 13, folder 15

California Institute of Technology. 1995

box 13, folder 16

Cellini Gallery. 1968

box 13, folder 17

Central City Hospitality House. 1997

box 13, folder 18

Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum. 1967-1968

box 13, folder 19

Cleveland Museum of Art. 1987

box 13, folder 20

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts - Murdoch, Robert. 1974-1977, 1996

box 14, folder 1

Des Moines Art Center. 1993

box 14, folder 2

De Saisset Museum. 1982-1988

box 14, folder 3

De Young Memorial Museum. 1995

box 14, folder 4

Dilexi Gallery. 1962-1969

box 14, folder 5

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. 1987-1995

box 14, folder 6

Fresno Art Museum. 1994-1996

box 14, folder 7-11

Gallery Paule Anglim. 1974-1997

box 14, folder 12

Gallery Reese Palley. 1970

box 14, folder 13

Gumps. 1958-1959

box 14, folder 14

Harcourt Brace. 1996

box 14, folder 15-16

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. 1987-1997

box 14, folder 17

Institute of Contemporary Art Amsterdam. 1992-1993

box 14, folder 18

Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania. 1969-1970

box 14, folder 19

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. 1983-1984

box 14, folder 20

John Berggruen Gallery. 1989-1995

box 15, folder 1

John Natsoulas (Novelozo) Gallery. 1989-1995

box 15, folder 2

Kent Gallery. 1991-1992

box 15, folder 3

Laguna Art Museum. 1994-1996

box 15, folder 4-6

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. 1982-1996

box 15, folder 7-8

L.A. Louver. 1979-1992

box 15, folder 9

Meridian Gallery - Society for Art Publications. 1996-1997

box 15, folder 10

Mills College Art Gallery. 1993-1994

box 15, folder 11

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. 1971-1996

box 15, folder 12

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. 1992-1993

box 15, folder 13

Museum of Fine Arts Boston. 1993-1995

box 15, folder 14

Museum of Modern Art, New York. 1965-1985

box 15, folder 15

National Endowment for the Arts. 1972-1974, 1996

box 15, folder 16

National Portrait Gallery. 1995-1996

box 15, folder 17

Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery. 1991

box 16, folder 1

Oakland Museum of California - Tomidy, Paul. 1984-1998

box 16, folder 2

Palo Alto Community Center and Weigand Gallery. 1990-1996

box 16, folder 3

Philadelphia Museum of Art. 1978-1979

box 16, folder 4

Richmond Art Center. 1989-1994

box 16, folder 5-6

Rolf Nelson Gallery. 1964-1966

box 16, folder 7

Rothmans of Pall Mall Canada Limited. 1983-1985

box 16, folder 8

Royal Academy of Arts. 1990-1991

box 16, folder 9

San Francisco Art Institute. 1987-1996

box 16, folder 10

San Francisco Museum of Art. 1962-1969

box 16, folder 11

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. 1968-1992

box 16, folder 12

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - Conservation Department. 1983-1986

box 16, folder 13

San Jose Museum of Art. 1989-1990

box 16, folder 14

Secession Gallery. 1994-1995

box 16, folder 15

Serendipity Books. 1984-1996

box 16, folder 16

Smithsonian Archives of American Art. 1995

box 17, folder 1

University of California, Los Angeles Armand Hammer Museum. 1995

box 17, folder 2-4

University Art Museum, Berkeley. 1977-1992

box 17, folder 5

University of British Columbia - Fine Arts Gallery, Watson, Scott. 1995-2000

box 17, folder 6

Valley House Gallery - Vogel, Donald. 1969

box 17, folder 7

Vancouver Art Gallery. 1989

box 17, folder 8

Wadsworth Atheneum Matrix Gallery. 1988-1998

box 17, folder 9

Walker Art Center - Boswell, Peter. 1984-1995

box 17, folder 10-11

Whitney Museum of American Art. 1986-2002

box 17, folder 12-14

Miscellaneous. 1968-1999

 

Series 2: Writings. 1942-1975, undated

Physical Description: Box 18; Box 19, folders 1-5

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically with undated and miscellaneous materials concluding the series.
box 18, folder 1

A Skeptic Milieu Medallion . 1954-1975

box 18, folder 2

J No. 2 - I Ups to Myself And . 1959

box 18, folder 3

Mimeographed in J No. 2 . 1959 October

box 18, folder 4

Open Space No. 4, April 1964 - Letter to Jerry Reilly. 1964 March 23

box 18, folder 5

A Tread By a Thread: A Pillowbook . 1965

box 18, folder 6

The Mister E Mage of 3-in-1 Isle . 1968

box 18, folder 7

This Here Other World . [1968]

box 18, folder 8

This Here Other World - Typescript. [1968]

box 18, folder 9

A Break-down Make-up Snake-skin and Craft of the Whole World . undated

box 18, folder 10-12

Collected poems. undated

Content/Description

With annotations and an editorial table in Jess's hand.
box 19, folder 1

As Bird Ditties and Purple Exities - Typescript. undated

box 19, folder 2-3

Palström - Typescript. undated

box 19, folder 4

Untitled poems. undated

box 19, folder 5

Miscellaneous. 1942, undated

 

Series 3: General Files. 1941-1999, undated

Physical Description: Carton 2, folders 22-48; Box 19, folders 6-21; Boxes 21-23; Oversize Boxes 1 and 3; Volumes1-4

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically with publicity, or what Jess referred to as "reviews" beginning the series.

Content/Description

Includes clippings and publicity relating to Jess's art and exhibitions. Also consists of personal records,catalogues of art owned by Jess and Robert Duncan, photographs, publications illustrated by Jess, andvarious writings and art by others.
carton 2, folder 22-29

"Reviews" - Publicity. 1961-1998, undated

carton 2, folder 30

Personal records and transcripts. 1941-1988

carton 2, folder 31

California Institute of Technology transcripts. 1942

carton 2, folder 32

Miriam Hoffman drawings. 1946-1953

carton 2, folder 33

Norris Embry notebook. 1952

carton 2, folder 34

King Ubu Gallery. 1952-1953

carton 2, folder 35

Caesar's Gate flyers. 1955

carton 2, folder 36

Photographs of Robert Duncan and Robert Creeley. 1955

carton 2, folder 37

Catalogue of "Postcard Collages". 1957-1967

carton 2, folder 38

Historias de Cronopios y de Famas by Julio Cortazar -typescript. 1960

carton 2, folder 39

Flyer - "San Francisco's Burning" by Helen Adam, illustrated by Jess. 1963

carton 2, folder 40-41

The Better Dream House by Joe Dunn, illustrated by Jess. 1968 April

Content/Description

Four differing copies of the White Rabbit Press edition. With Bob Hawley postcard laid in.
carton 2, folder 42

Art sales register. 1968-1999

box 22, folder 1-12

Odyssia Gallery Statements and Correspondence. 1968-1997

carton 2, folder 43

Pricelist of oil and wax paintings and "paste-up" poster list. 1970-1971, undated

carton 2, folder 44

"From a Suite of Metaphysical Poems" by Robert Duncan, art by Jess (two copies). 1971

carton 2, folder 45

"A Catalogue of the art collection belonging to Robert Duncan". 1973 January

carton 2, folder 46

Bay Area Funeral Society. 1974-1995

carton 2, folder 47

Insurance. 1978-1979

box 21, folder 1-6

Financial Ledger. 1981-1989

carton 2, folder 48

"Duncan-Jess Collection" - Art catalogue. 1988

box 19, folder 6-7

Duncan, Robert - Probate. 1988-1993

box 19, folder 8

Clippings. 1990

box 19, folder 9

Non-profit donations register. 1995-1998

box 19, folder 10

Harry Jacobus prints. 2003

box 19, folder 11

Jess obituary, The San Francisco Chronicle. 2004 January 7

box 19, folder 12

Selected Poems of George Macdonald . undated

box 19, folder 13

Ray Johnson collection. undated

box 19, folder 14

The Napoleonic Geometry of Art . undated

box 19, folder 15

Artwork. undated

box 19, folder 16

Notebook [stained glass]. undated

box 19, folder 17

[Titles of future work?]. undated

box 19, folder 18-19

Artwork documentation - pictorial. undated

box 19, folder 20

Miscellaneous. 1998-1999, undated

carton 19, folder 21

Unidentified Photographs. undated

box 21, folder 7-10

Salvages IV, V, VII, VIII Translation Material - collage pieces. undated

box 21, folder 11

Framed artwork, "Mysterium Magnum". undated

box 21, folder 12

Framed portrait, Robert Duncan. undated

oversize-box 1, folder 1

Billy the Kid by Jack Spicer, illustrated by Jess - Originalplates and negatives. undated

oversize-box 1, folder 2

Portraits of Jess by Leo Holub. undated

oversize-box 1, folder 3

The Better Dream House by Joe Dunn, illustrated by Jess - originalshooting copy. undated

oversize-box 3

Drawing for Jess on his 30th birthday by R. Duncan. 1953

volume 1

Helen Adam photo album. undated

volume 2

Book of Exquisite Corpses - drawings by Jess, Harry Jacobus, andRobert Duncan. undated

volume 3

Personal catalogue of works including collector information. undated

volume 4

Haiku by Diane DiPrima, illustrated by George Herms. 1967

box 23

George Herms artworks - 2 pieces (deck of cards and collage). undated

box 23

Unidentified artworks - 2 pieces (playing card and jewelry box). undated

 

Series 4: George Herms Papers. 1960-1990, undated

Physical Description: Box 20; Oversize Box 2, folders 2-5

Arrangement

Arranged hierarchically.

Content/Description

George Herms, one of the founders of the California Assemblage Art movement, was a regular correspondent ofJess's. The collection consists of materials sent by Herms to Jess and Robert Duncan. Included iscorrespondence, artwork by Herms, books, flyers, and exhibition catalogues and posters.
box 20, folder 1-4

Correspondence. 1960-1990, undated

box 20, folder 5-7

Artwork. 1963-1970, undated

box 20, folder 8

Exhibition flyers and catalogues. 1973-1989

box 20, folder 9

Blobs by Nalota Herms. 1971

box 20, folder 10

Zen Love Poems by Idell, illustrated by George Herms. 1967

box 20, folder 11

Clearspring . 1967

box 20, folder 12-14

"Miscellany #1" - Formerly gathered in custom box found in Oversize Box 2 folder 5. 1963-1982, undated

box 20, folder 15

"Miscellany #2". 1963-1975

box 20, folder 16

Lunar Packet . 1964-1965

oversize-box 2, folder 2

Artwork - "John tree heavy with arcs" poem by Jack Hirschman, design by Herms. 1970

oversize-box 2, folder 3

Exhibition posters. 1973-1984, undated

oversize-box 2, folder 4

Untitled artwork. undated

oversize-box 2, folder 5

"Miscellany #1" - Custom box, contents of box are in Box 20. undated