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INVENTORY OF THE DAVID LAMELAS PAPERS, 1964-1997
2005.M.12  
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Series I. Sculptural and installation works 1960-2004

Physical Description: .2 linear feet 11 folders

Scope and Content Note

Series comprises preparatory materials, including notes, drawings and sketches, and correspondence, for sculpture and installation pieces.
Box 1, Folder 1

"A study of relationships between inner and outer space" 1960s

Physical Description: 10.0 items
Box 1, Folder 2

"A study of relationships between inner and outer space," in Spanish 1960s

Physical Description: 12.0 items
Box 1, Folder 3

"Office of information about the Vietnam War at three levels: the visual image, text, and audio" and plans for alternate versions of the "Newsroom" 1968

Physical Description: 8.0 items
Box 1, Folder 4

Garden project, Christ Church College, Oxford 1968

Physical Description: 8.0 items
Box 1, Folder 5

InSITE project 1997

Physical Description: 15.0 items
Box 1, Folder 6

"Analysis of elements by which the massive consumption of information takes place" 1968

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 1, Folder 7

Site-specific installation: notes and sketches, plus two silver foil cut-outs undated

Physical Description: 16.0 items
Box 1, Folder 8

Site-specific installations undated

Physical Description: 7.0 items
Box 1, Folder 9-11

Sculptural/installation projects: sketches and drawings undated

Physical Description: 24.0 items
Box 4*, Folder 1-2

Site-specific installations: sketches and drawings undated

Physical Description: 7.0 items
 

Series II. Films 1969-2004

Physical Description: .25 linear feet 13 folders

Scope and Content Note

Notes, drawings and sketches, scripts, and other preparatory materials document Lamelas's film making.
Box 1, Folder 12

"Time as Activity" 1969

Physical Description: 16.0 items
Box 1, Folder 13

"People and Time" 1969

Physical Description: 6.0 items
Box 1, Folder 14

"A new dimension of time" reading by Jorge Luis Borges from film "A new refutation of time" 1970

Physical Description: 5.0 items
Box 1, Folder 15

"Film 18 Paris IV" 1970

Physical Description: 13.0 items
Box 5*, Folder 6

"Film 18 Paris IV" 1970

Physical Description: 2.0 items
Box 1, Folder 16

"Interview" with Marguerite Duras 1970

Physical Description: 3.0 items
Box 1, Folder 17

"Cumulative Script" 1971

Physical Description: 7.0 items
Box 1, Folder 18

"To pour milk into a glass" 1972

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 1, Folder 19

"The manipulation of meaning" 1972

Physical Description: 2.0 items
Box 1, Folder 20

"Film Script" 1972-1975

Physical Description: 16.0 items
Box 1, Folder 21

"The Violent Tapes," LA version, early steps manuscript 1975

Physical Description: 2.0 items
Box 1, Folder 22

"The Desert People" and notes for another film, unknown title 1985

Physical Description: 7.0 items
Box 1, Folder 23

"The Dictator" and "The Dictator Returns" 1985

Physical Description: 11.0 items
Box 1, Folder 24

"L'effet: Ecrans" 2004

Physical Description: 1.0 item
 

Series III. Textual works ca. 1970

Physical Description: .1 linear feet 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Materials relate to Lamelas's "Publication" of 1970 and a project for a book.
Box 2, Folder 1

"Publication" 1970

Physical Description: 8.0 items
Box 2, Folder 1

"Publication" 1970

Physical Description: 8.0 items
Box 5*, Folder 2-3

"Publication": uncut sheets, annotated 1970

Physical Description: 43.0 items
Box 2, Folder 3

Project for a book undated

Physical Description: 1.0 item
 

Series IV. Proposals and notes for unrealized works undated

Physical Description: .1 linear feet 3 folders

Scope and Content Note

Drawings, notes, written proposals for unrealised works. One drawings is oversize.
Box 2, Folder 4-6

Proposals, notes, sketches, drawings undated

Physical Description: 36.0 items
Box 5*, Folder 4

Oversized drawing for unrealized work undated

Physical Description: 1.0 item
 

Series V. Correspondence 1956-1977

Physical Description: 5.0 folder(s) .15 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

33 letters and telegrams to Lamelas and 30 draft letters from Lamelas.
Box 2, Folder 7

Letters and telegrams to David Lamelas from others 1956-1971

Physical Description: 13.0 items
Box 2, Folder 8

Letters to David Lamelas from others 1972-1977

Physical Description: 8.0 items
Box 2, Folder 9

Letters to David Lamelas from others undated

Physical Description: 12.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Plus 6 empty envelopes.
Box 2, Folder 10

Drafts of letters from Lamelas to others ca. 1969

Physical Description: 13.0 items
Box 2, Folder 11

Drafts of letters from Lamelas to others undated

Physical Description: 17.0 items
 

Series VI. Personal documents and writings 1967-1994

Physical Description: .2 linear feet 9 folders

Scope and Content Note

Includes school materials (admission papers, English lessons) from Lamelas's time in London, and 4 sketchbooks (1988-1994). Series also contains writings by and about Lamelas in the form of lecture notes, interview transcripts, and essays for catalogues.
Box 2, Folder 12

Saint Martin's School of Art admission documents 1968

Physical Description: 2.0 items
Box 2, Folder 13

Spiral-bound notebook, notes for English lessons in London ca. 1977

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 14

Small accordion-style sketch book 1988

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 15

Small book with sketches and addresses 1991

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 16

Small fabric-covered sketch book 1991-1993

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 2, Folder 17

Small fabric-covered sketch book 1994

Physical Description: 1.0 item

Scope and Content Note

with loose inserts (2 photographs, one invitation, two post-it notes)
Box 2, Folder 18-20

Writings by and about Lamelas 1967-1972

Physical Description: 31.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Lecture notes, interview transcripts, exhibition catalog notes.
Box 2, Folder 18

1967?

Physical Description: 9.0 items
Box 2, Folder 19

ca. 1968-1970

Physical Description: 11.0 items
Box 2, Folder 20

1972?

Physical Description: 12.0 items
Box 2, Folder 21

Writings by and about Lamelas: lecture notes, interview transcripts, personal notes undated

Physical Description: 12.0 items
 

Series VII. Photographic materials 1944-1997

Physical Description: 14.0 folder(s)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of family and friends (circa 1944-1960) and photographs of art works, circa 1964-1997.
Box 3, Folder 1

Personal family photographs ca. 1944-1960

Physical Description: 3.0 items
Box 3, Folder 2

"Time as Activity" and "Signaling of 3 objects" 1966-1969

Physical Description: 2.0 items
Box 3, Folder 3

Negatives and contact prints for "Lamelas" poster, other works 1964-1966

Physical Description: 8.0 items
Box 3, Folder 4

"Situacion del Tiempo" 1967

Physical Description: 2.0 items
Box 3, Folder 5-6

Personal snapshots from Sao Paolo Biennale 1967

Physical Description: 22.0 items
Box 3, Folder 7

"Time '70-71": photographs and contact sheets 1970-1971

Physical Description: 5.0 items
Box 3, Folder 8

Portraits of David Lamelas in Buenos Aires 1960s

Physical Description: 10.0 items
Box 3, Folder 9-10

"The Dictator": photographs 1985

Physical Description: 25.0 items
Box 3, Folder 11

"Manila Run": photographs, contact sheets, negatives 1987

Physical Description: 17.0 items
Box 3, Folder 12

"Gun": photographs 1994

Physical Description: 6.0 items
Box 3, Folder 13

"Viviendas," "Marseille + House": photographs, contact prints, and negatives 1995-1996

Physical Description: 8.0 items
Box 5*, Folder 1

"Encore Bruxelles Show": negatives and contact prints 1997

Physical Description: 5.0 items
Box 3, Folder 14

Black & white photographs of Lamelas undated

Physical Description: 17.0 items
 

Series VIII. Printed matter 1967-1989

Physical Description: 0.25 linear feet 14 folders

Scope and Content Note

Series contains publicity for Lamelas's exhibitions and clippings about his work. Also included are invitations and gallery announcements for exhibits by other artists.
Box 3, Folder 15

Publicity materials for Lamelas's exhibitions 1970-1989

Physical Description: 7.0 items
Box 3, Folder 16

Invitations and announcements for exhibitions by others ca. 1969-1972

Physical Description: 7.0 items
Box 4*, Folder 3

Invitations and announcements for exhibitions by others ca. 1967

Physical Description: 2.0 items
Box 3, Folder 17

Spanish-language newspaper clippings undated

Physical Description: 3.0 items
Box 5*, Folder 5

Portugese-language newspaper clipping about the IX Sao Paolo Biennale 1967

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 3, Folder 18

"David Lamelas fifteen years" from the Center of Art and Communication 1978

Physical Description: 1.0 item