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CORRESPONDENCE

box 1, folder 1

Miscellaneous unidentified correspondence to Ken Friedman 1966 - 1968

box 1, folder 2

AAAB.A 1967

Note

A magazine edited by Friedman at Shimer College.
box 1, folder 3

Aktual 1967

Note

Correspondence regarding; for example of work produced under this imprint see series 3B.
box 1, folder 4

Aldritch, Mike 1967

box 1, folder 5

American MENSA Society 1968

box 1, folder 6

Anderson, Dave 1968

box 1, folder 7

Anderson, Eric 1967 - 1971

Note

Exchange between Fluxus artist Anderson and Friedman.
box 1, folder 8

Asphodel Book Shop 1968

Note

Publicity announcements related to d.a. levy's suicide & the d.a. levy Anthology. Asphodel Book Shop is owned by James Russell Lowell.
box 1, folder 9

Ay-o 1967

Note

Related to construction of Ay-o's Fluxus Fingerbox sets.
box 1, folder 10

Bank of America

box 1, folder 11

Berner, Jeff 1967

Note

Exchange between Fluxus artist Berner and Friedman.
box 1, folder 12

Black Mask 1967

box 1, folder 13

Bory, J.F. 1967 - 1968

Note

Exchange between Bory, the Co-Publisher of APPROACHES magazine, and Friedman
box 1, folder 14

Brecht, George 1966 - 1968

Note

Photocopy reproductions of numerous exchanges between Fluxus artist Brecht & Friedman.
box 1, folder 15

Cage, John 1966 - 1967

Note

Correspondence with John Cage related to the publication or donation of Friedman's musical compositions and writing.
box 1, folder 16

Cazazza, Monte

Note

Postcard from West Coast Correspondence Art principle Cazazza proposing an "exchange" piece.
box 1, folder 17

Chase, Richard 1965 - 1968

Note

Correspondence with Richard Chase (Friedman's uncle), a folklorist.
box 1, folder 18

Congdon, Kirby

Note

A publisher of broadsides, magazines and books.
box 1, folder 19

City University of New York 1969

box 1, folder 20

de Neergaard, Amy 1969

box 1, folder 21

de Vries, Her 1967

box 1, folder 22

de Vries, William 1967

Note

Related to the PROMETHEAN and Unitarian Universalist functions
box 1, folder 23

De Witt, Alice

box 1, folder 24

Dewitt, Thomas 1967

box 1, folder 25

Door (Dale) 1968

box 1, folder 26

Earlham College 1969

box 1, folder 27

East Village Other 1966

box 1, folder 28

Egerer, Anna 1968 - 1969

Note

Correspondence with Anna Egerer and Jiri Tupler of Aktual detailing their flight from Czechoslovakia to West Germany after the Russian repression of 1968.
box 1, folder 29

Elkopo, Elkor 1968

box 1, folder 30

E.S.P.-Disk 1966

Note

Related to the Fugs and Friedman's duties as a publicist for the record company.
box 1, folder 31

Filliou, Robert 1967

Note

Correspondence with the Fluxus performance artist, poet and writer Robert Filliou.
box 1, folder 32

Fine, Albert

Note

Correspondence with Fluxus principle Fine. Several scenarios / works are represented in the Fluxus series in the Friedman Collection.
box 1, folder 33

Fine Arts Society of San Diego 1969

box 1, folder 34

Flux / UPS 1967 - 1968

Note

Correspondence exchanged between subscribers and members of the Underground Press Syndicate, and Friedman and Sebastopol James, as constituted as publishers of Flux / UPS.
box 1, folder 35

Fluxus West 1967 - 1968

Note

Press releases and correspondence related to the activities (education, events, performances, etc.) of Fluxus West.
box 1, folder 36

Foster, Don

Note

Foster was referred to Friedman by d.a. levy. In reply, Friedman sent a scenario for a Fluxus Performance / Event.
box 1, folder 37

Free Religious Association 1968

box 1, folder 38

Friedman to unidentified correspondents 1967 - 1969

box 1, folder 39

Friedman to Candida 1967 - 1968

Note

Correspondence with poetry submissions.
box 1, folder 40

Friedman to Ellen 1966 - 1967

box 1, folder 41

Friedman to Rena

box 1, folder 42, oversize FB00519

Friedman to Ruth

box 1, folder 43

Fugs 1966

Note

Correspondence related to the Fugs and the radio program GARNISHT KIGELE at WRSB at Shimer College.
box 1, folder 44

Garnisht Kigele

Note

Release in regard to the suspension of the radio program GARNISHT KIGELE for obscenity.
box 1, folder 45

Ginsberg, Allen 1966

Note

Request to A.G. for a submission to AAAB-A magazine.
box 1, folder 46

Graffiti

Note

Submission of SHAME ON YOU LYNDON JOHNSON to James R. Lowell.
box 1, folder 47

Grove Press 1968

box 1, folder 48

Hankin, Peter

box 1, folder 49

Heflin, Lee 1967

Note

Writer, filmmaker and sometime Fluxus contributor.
box 1, folder 50

Higgins, Dick (Something Else Press, dated correspondence) 1966 - 1969

Note

A large and varied holding of dated correspondence (1/9/66 - 3/19/69) with Dick Higgins: writer, publisher and Fluxus principal.
box 1, folder 51

Higgins, Dick (Something Else Press, undated correspondence)

Note

Undated correspondence with Fluxus principal Dick Higgins.
box 1, folder 52

Ice House 1965

box 1, folder 53

Illustrated Paper 1966

box 1, folder 54

Inner Space Magazine 1966 - 1967

Note

Correspondence and submissions for publication, including: "In the Palace of the King" and several unattributed poems.
box 2, folder 1

Johnson, Ray 1968 - 1969

Note

Exchanges with Ray Johnson, founder of the New York Correspondence School. Acknowledged to be one of the principal artists of the Mail Art Movement of the 60s and 70s.
box 2, folder 2

Junior Fellowship Youth 1966 - 1967

box 2, folder 3

Kaplan, Philip 1967

Note

Collector of Surrealist works.
box 2, folder 4

Kaprow, Allan

Note

Correspondence with Allan Kaprow, founder of the Happening movement.
box 2, folder 5

Kirkeby, Per

Note

Founder of Fluxus North, Copenhagen. Supplemented with a brief CV.
box 2, folder 6

Knizak, Milan 1968 - 1969

Note

Photocopies. Friedman's collaborator on U.S. Aktual publications, and founder of Fluxus East, Prague.
box 2, folder 7

Knizak, Sonia

Note

Scenarios related to Aktual activities in Czechoslovakia and the U.S., in collaboration with Milan Knizak and Friedman.
box 2, folder 8

Knowles, Alison 1967

Note

Artist, performance artist and writer Knowles was a principal member of Fluxus. The folder includes a review of Knowles' BIG BOOK by Friedman.
box 2, folder 9

Kupferberg, Tuli 1966

Note

Exchanges with Kupferberg, founding member of the Fugs and Birth Press. Folder contains two typed / holograph poems by Kupferberg: FREAK FOR KNOWLEDGE and TEL-A-TYPE!.
box 2, folder 10

Landsbergis, Vytautas 1967

Note

Poems / Scenarios collected as Six Games (FLUXULF) and scores for "two piano-pieces for professional performance" (1962) by the Lithuanian writer / musician.
box 2, folder 11

Lane, Brian 1967 - 1969

Note

Lane established a "branch" of the Surrealist Research Bureau in London and later handled Fluxus materials.
box 2, folder 12

Lauffer, Dan

Note

Some Fluxfest and Fluxus scenarios / proposals.
box 2, folder 13

Leman, Martin 1967

Note

Publisher of ARCADE.
box 2, folder 14

Lepage, Jacques 1968

box 2, folder 15

levy, d.a. 1967

Note

The collection also contains numerous books, mimeograph leaves, drawings and photocopies of news articles related to levy and Jim Lowell in the d.a. levy Series. Some of the books have been separated and cataloged for the Archive for New Poetry's monograph collection.
box 2, folder 16

Liberal Religous Youth 1965 - 1967

Note

One of three files related to the Unitarian Universalist organization.
box 2, folder 17

Liberal Religous Youth 1968 - 1969

Note

The second of three files related to the Unitarian Universalist organization.
box 2, folder 18

Liberal Religous Youth

Note

The third and last (undated) file of materials related to the Unitarian Universalist organization.
box 2, folder 19

Liberal Religous Youth - Pacific Southwest LRY Literary Review 1965 - 1967

Note

File includes: "Literature and Liberal Religious Youth" and "Ken Friedman --- artist or arty?"
box 2, folder 20

Liberal Religous Youth - WESCOM 1966 - 1968

Note

Unitarian Universalist organization.
box 2, folder 21

Liberation News Service 1968

Note

Includes Friedman's: A JOURNEY TO SINGING MOUNTAIN.
box 2, folder 22

Loftin, Alice

box 2, folder 23

Maciunas, George 1967 - 1969

Note

The founder of Fluxus. The file includes the proposed FLUXSHOW for Gallery 669 and Friedman's: FLUXMYSTERY and FLUXPOME.
box 2, folder 24

Metropolitan Museum of Art 1967

box 2, folder 25

Moncevic, Peter

box 2, folder 26

Mithras Bookstore

box 2, folder 27

Mon, Franz 1967

Note

A poet and distributor of TYPOS-VERLAG.
box 2, folder 28

Newcomb, Mike 1969

Note

Collected poems (Newcomb?) and fact sheet on Fluxus West and Free Religious Association publication by Friedman.
box 2, folder 29

Oracle

Note

Release for Oracle by Friedman typed on the verso of mimeographs for a "Human Be-In".
box 2, folder 30

Palazzoli, Daniela 1967 - 1968

Note

Fluxus material exchange with Edizini di cultura contemporanea.
box 2, folder 31

Peedie 1968 - 1969

box 2, folder 32

Promethean 1965 - 1968

Note

Regarding a publication of Liberal Religious Youth.
box 2, folder 33

Promethean - Editorial Staff 1967 - 1968

box 3, folder 1

Raifman, Judy 1967

Note

d.a. levy reference.
box 3, folder 2

R.J.S. (Asphodel Bookstore) 1967 - 1968

Note

Related to small press work in Cleveland, d.a. levy and James R. Lowell.
box 3, folder 3

Rubin, Jerry 1968

Note

Yippie news releases with a brief typed note by Rubin.
box 3, folder 4

Ryan, Phillip 1968

Note

Photocopies of originals by Mail Artist Ryan.
box 3, folder 5

Sander 1967

Note

Linoleum cut New Years card.
box 3, folder 6

San Francisco State College 1967 - 1968

Note

Draft board matters and letters related to instruction of Surrealism Course.
box 3, folder 7

Sharits, Greg 1967

Note

Member of the Experimental Film Group at the University of Colorado, Boulder..
box 3, folder 8

Sharits, Paul 1967

Note

Fluxus principal. The file includes: WHEN I DROP OFF TO SLEEP a poem by Friedman. Other works by Sharits are contained in the Fluxus Series
box 3, folder 9

Shiomi, Mieko (Chieko) 1967

Note

Fluxus principal. This folder contains a letter by Friedman recording colors that he has collected for a Shiomi conceptual work.
box 3, folder 10

Sohm, Hans (Archiv Sohm) 1967 - 1969

Note

German archivist of Happenings and Fluxus.
box 3, folder 11

Spoerri, Daniel 1967

Note

Fluxus principle. Folder contains Friedman's "salad recipefor you: recipe 4 FOUR U".
box 3, folder 12

Steadman, Philip 1967

Note

Editor of FORM.
box 3, folder 13

Student Religious Liberals 1964 - 1969

Note

Unitarian Universalist organization.
box 3, folder 14

Sweigert, Gregory Howard (Captain Ohio) 1967

box 3, folder 15

Tanaka, Dan

box 3, folder 16

Thompson, David 1967

box 3, folder 17

Texts, miscellaneous by Ken Friedman

Note

Possibly drafts of letters.
box 3, folder 18

TwoOneTwo (212 group, or, Robert Linkola) 1967

box 3, folder 19

Underground 1966 - 1967

Note

Friedman's published works for UNDERGROUND are collected in oversize holdings.
box 3, folder 20

Underground Review 1968

box 3, folder 21

Underground Press Syndicate (affiliated) 1967

box 3, folder 22

Underground Press Syndicate (affiliated)

Note

Undated correspondence by U.P.S. members.
box 3, folder 23

Unitarian Universalist Association 1966 - 1969

box 3, folder 24

University of California, Santa Barbara 1970

box 3, folder 25

Vautier, Ben

Note

Fluxus principal. Folder includes an address list noting many avant-garde artist of the period.
box 3, folder 26

Vostell, Wolf 1967 - 1968

Note

Fluxus principal. Folder includes: notes on Vostell's ELECTRONIC HAPPENING ROOM, and UMFUNKTIONIERUNG at Documenta, also three events by Friedman: FRUIT IN THREE ACTS; WITH LOVE FROM ME TO YOU; KEN! DON'T LICK!. Folder contains one Mail Art envelope by Vostell with rubber stamping.
box 3, folder 27

Vucicevic, Branko 1967

Note

Fluxus member based in Yugolslavia. Folder includes: DOWN WITH ART, LONG LIVE LIFE! (MAYAKOVSKY) and FLUXUS MANUAL OF EVERYDAY LIFE.
box 3, folder 28

Williams, Emmet 1966 - 1967

Note

Fluxus principal.
box 3, folder 29

Winchell, J. Talbot 1966

Note

Notes and manifesti on radical concerns; also an article on "Conflict Resolution".
box 3, folder 30

Xiau 1967

 

WRITINGS

 

Miscellaneous, A-Z

box 3, folder 31

AB'DU HA'SHI -- MASTER MUSICIAN OF THE TOKI

box 3, folder 32

Achilo's Garden of Vegtables...

Note

Holograph on envelope.
box 3, folder 33

AFTER SOMETHING: WHAT? 1969

Note

Unitarian Universalist play / sermon.
box 3, folder 34

Ah, the wind the rain + the wind...

Note

Holograph on envelope.
box 3, folder 35

AMAZEMENT SERENADE 1968

Note

Annotated typed manuscript, signed KF '68.
box 3, folder 36

AMAZEMENT SERENADE in Ab Minor. 1967

Note

Three page annotated submission to Los Angeles Free Press.
box 3, folder 37

AMERICAN CAFETERIA

Note

Annotated typed manuscript with news articles.
box 3, folder 38

ANARCHIST TERRORISM...

Note

Holograph original.
box 3, folder 39

AND

Note

Poem with instructions for performance.
box 3, folder 40

ANTI-TIBETAN FREE BAPTIST BOOK OF THE DEAD...

box 3, folder 41, oversize MC04509

ANOTHER DAY by Julia McKail

box 3, folder 42

ARABS... 1967

Note

Four part prose poem with letter to "Margaret", dated 1/24/1967, attached.
box 3, folder 43

at first sparling words,...

box 3, folder 44

AT YOUR SERVICE

Note

Prose / sermon with Fluxus and Aktual cross references.
box 3, folder 45

Babe Ruth as a priest...

Note

Photocopy of drawing / poems.
box 3, folder 46

Bad Rap Jazz Band

box 3, folder 47

BARDIC FRAGMENT

box 3, folder 48

BEHIND THE BANANA PLANET

box 3, folder 49

bibliography of feats and explorations 1968

Note

A record of writing and performance works by K. Friedman.
box 3, folder 50

black flame

box 3, folder 51

BOLD SAAY YOU THEN

Note

Photocopy: annotated manuscript with separate sheet of rubber stamped figures.
box 3, folder 52

BUT

box 3, folder 53

BY JINGO

box 3, folder 54

cdt...

Note

Concrete poem.
box 3, folder 55

complex deformation of the Mind...

Note

Three color marker holograph.
box 3, folder 56

CONCRETE POEM IN REPLY TO NONPERFORMING POEM FOR OEW (BY DICK HIGGINS)

Note

Folder also includes: (VERSION NUMBER TWO) of the above; MYSTERY POEM FOR EVERYONE and NONPERFORMANCE POEM FOR OEW by Dick Higgins.
box 3, folder 57

Cosmic Garbage Collector

Note

Published (?) version with illustrations by Jack Tipple.
box 3, folder 58

Courage?...

Note

Photocopies of an annotated manuscript, with cover drawing.
box 3, folder 59

CRISIS IN MY LIFE

Note

Two and four page versions of the manuscript.
box 3, folder 60

CULTURE IN CRISIS

Note

21 page manuscript with annotations.
box 3, folder 61

CULTURE IN CRISIS

Note

20 page manuscript by Friedman.
box 3, folder 62

da coda... ripetendo ------

Note

Two pages, typed manuscript.
box 3, folder 63

dadda itself

Note

Typed and anotated manuscript on index card from: THE DADALAND POSTCARD SHOW, mail art exhibition.
box 3, folder 64

Dear Greg...

box 3, folder 65

DESTINY'S END

box 3, folder 66

(DREAMS AND ADVENTURES OF) PAPA LARABOURROU 1967

Note

Typed manuscript (chapters one and two) with notations and date in Friedman's hand.
box 3, folder 67, oversize FB00505

PAPA LARABOURROU

Note

Chapters 3, 4 and 5, with attached notes from Friedman's CV.
box 3, folder 68

drunk in wonderland...

box 3, folder 69

dustmoon is bay hanging scenario...

Note

Holograph: notes, poems and graphics.
box 3, folder 70

EARPHONES

Note

See also Dick Higgins correspondence folder for manuscript.
box 3, folder 71

Every rare while...

Note

Unitarian Universalist prose / sermon.
box 3, folder 72

FANTASTIC ARCHITECTURE

Note

See also Dick Higgins correspondence folder.
box 4, folder 1

FARTHER ALONG 1967

Note

Work submitted to Richard Maxfield under the Surrealist Research Bureau imprint.
box 4, folder 2

FARTHER ALONG

Note

Full title: FARTHER ALONG (or the Search for Heavy Water), holograph, 1 page.
box 4, folder 3

Farther Lemon 1967

Note

Noted as: automatic dream transcription.
box 4, folder 4

FIRE SONG

box 4, folder 5

fiery indulgence of the sun...

box 4, folder 6

FIRST EPIC WORD STRING

Note

Photocopy: single word stanza poem, one-third sheet with rubber stamp.
box 4, folder 7

FLUXMYSTERY

Note

Fluxus scenario.
box 4, folder 8

FLUXMYSTERY (SOLVED BY KEN FRIEDMAN)

Note

Scenario response to FLUXMYSTERY.
box 4, folder 9

FOUR SQUARE POME

Note

Poem to d.a. levy.
box 4, folder 10

FRIEDMAN

Note

Fluxus poetry / events.
box 4, folder 11

FROM HERE TO DAVIS

Note

Fluxus concrete / prose poem.
box 4, folder 12

FUGUE AND TOCATTA FOR THE EYE 1965

Note

Mimeograph book in collaboration with E.J. Kiechler.
box 4, folder 13

GOD'S EYE IS OPENED

Note

Surrealist Research Bureau manuscript.
box 4, folder 14

GREAT AMERICAN NOVEL (SOME MORE ?)

box 4, folder 15

HAPPENINGS

box 4, folder 16

Heads are 3, Tails are 4...

Note

Event scenario / music composition / score.
box 4, folder 17

HEAVY WATER 1968

Note

Mimeograph book, signed.
box 4, folder 18

He flew upon the sky...

Note

Poem / lyric, with holographic notation of chord progression.
box 4, folder 19

hermit there was who lived in the dell...

Note

Bawdy LRY limericks.
box 4, folder 19

hermit there was...

box 4, folder 20

HYMN

box 4, folder 21

if i could love you...

Note

Holograph of poem / lyric, with chord progression notation.
box 4, folder 22

if mcq's of LSD 1966

box 4, folder 23

if wishes were horses,..

box 4, folder 24

IMPLICATIONS TO THE END OF THE LINE

box 4, folder 25

IN MEMORIAM

box 4, folder 26

IN REPLY (FOR THE EAR FACTORY)

Note

Also: THE LAST OF THINGS.
box 4, folder 27

INSTANT DADA POME TWO

Note

Also: CONCRETE DADA.
box 4, folder 28

In the year 1951...

box 4, folder 29

ITEM OF INTEREST

Note

Mimeograph book with graphic.
box 4, folder 30

It is all well and good...

box 4, folder 31

It is the golden voice...

Note

Offset press broadsheet with graphic elements.
box 4, folder 32

It is the golden voice... 1967

Note

As published in INNERSPACE magazine.
box 4, folder 33

Jehovah, the almighty,..

box 4, folder 34

Joyous nakedfoot wonderchildren...

box 4, folder 35

JUST PASSING THROUGH

Note

Fluxus obituary.
box 4, folder 36

LANGUAGE OF THE IMAGINATION

Note

Offset, foldered and numbered by Friedman. Noted in pencil on obverse: S.D. Print, publ sim in NY, SF, SD, LA + Boston. See folders 26, 27 for other extant examples.
box 4, folder 37

LETTER CONCERNING THE DUALISTIC NATURE OF THE GREAT ONENESS 1968

Note

Signed Jorge-Luis de Med-y-Ocre. Dated by Friedman, San Francisco 1968.
box 4, folder 38

let those who labor beneath... 1968

Note

Holograph, with notation: "An Affirmation. 1st Draft.", signed Ken Friedman, 1968.
box 4, folder 39

LEAVE IT ALL BEHIND 1968

Note

Subtitled: THE LAST TRACE OF KEN FRIEDMAN'S ELECTRONIC IMPULSES.
box 4, folder 40

LIFE AND LOVES OF CLEOPATRA 1967

Note

Communication Company
box 4, folder 41

LOVING, ODE / HOMAGE / TO / d.a. levy

Note

Photocopy facsimile, and signed offset press sheet, double-sided.
box 4, folder 42

make me a shirt of rainbows....

Note

Typescript.
box 4, folder 43

MANIFEST KUNST NO 1

Note

Manifesto by Friedr Wolfr Heubach.
box 4, folder 44

MANIFESTO OF JOY 1966

Note

As published in INNER SPACE, page 29, signed by Friedman.
box 4, folder 45

man of sun and moon...

Note

Holograph, xerox of spiral bound original.
box 4, folder 45

Manifesto of 12/6/64 1964

Note

By Friedman and Andrea Witl.
box 4, folder 46

man of sun and moon

Note

Holograph.
box 4, folder 47

METATHEATRE OR THE WORKSHOP OF IS

box 4, folder 48

METAZAHORSKAN FILMSCRIPT

Note

Annotated as "box" ( Fluxus ).
box 4, folder 49

METRECAL: SUCCOR FOR THE SLIM SUCCESS SEEKER 1965

Note

Annotated ts.
box 4, folder 50

MOST ILLUMINATING AND SACRED BOOK OF PERCEPTIVE VISION

box 4, folder 51

MOUNT CARROLL BOOK OF THE DEAD 1966

box 4, folder 52

MOUNTAINS AND WANDERINGS 1967

Note

Typed and holograph manuscript for submission to the PROMETHEAN.
box 4, folder 53

MOUNTAINS AND WANDERINGS (VS 2) 1967

Note

Holograph.
box 4, folder 54

much quick blue rot

box 4, folder 55

MY LAST POME 1968

box 4, folder 56

Newcomb, Mike

Note

See Mike Newcomb correspondence folder.
box 4, folder 57

Niels Boar

Note

Photocopy of holograph with drawing.
box 4, folder 58

nobody's buying the flowers...

box 4, folder 59

NON-OB #1

Note

Also includes:CASTER POEM, HAPPY LITTLE WORD / FISH POEM, and INSIDE MIND.
box 4, folder 60

notes 1966

Note

"First notes by Ken Firedman on Daniel Spoerri's 'Anecdoted topography of chance", dated Spring 1966 in Friedman's hand.
box 4, folder 61

NOTES ON EVERYMAN

box 4, folder 62

now come on brothers...

box 4, folder 63

ODE TO POLITICIANS

Note

Holograph.
box 4, folder 64

OF IMAGINATION 1968

Note

Paper submitted to Dr. Robert Leopold.
box 4, folder 65

OH - - SANTAYANA'S ODE:

Note

With other works.
box 4, folder 66, oversize FB00505

O.K. JOE SONATA 1968

Note

Original with drawings by Friedman, signed and dated 1963 - 1968. Folder also includes expanded manuscript version.
box 4, folder 67

ONE HUNDRED BY KEN

Note

Concrete offset poem, "Boston" on verso in Friedman's hand.
box 4, folder 68

ONE WORLD TREE

Note

Essay in Friedman's name, age 17.
box 4, folder 69

Open Process 1968

Note

Manuscript dated April 1968, possibly published in Open Process as Skulls Like Eggshells.
box 4, folder 70

other than the jocks...

box 4, folder 71

people who live...

Note

Holograph on Something Else Press letterhead.
box 4, folder 72

POET

box 4, folder 73

POLITE STORY ABOUT THE VEGETABLE FAMILY

box 4, folder 74

Preacher

Note

Holograph
box 4, folder 75

PUNJAB DOOLEY

box 4, folder 76

PURE IDEA IN THE ARTS

Note

Annotated manuscript. Stamped as K. S. Friedman, Shimer College, Mount Carroll Illinois 61053 U.S.A..
box 4, folder 77

Put this in your cap...

box 4, folder 78

RABBI'S POTATOES, A MODEST PROPOSAL 1967

box 4, folder 79

RELATIVITIES by Klaus Groh 1974

box 4, folder 80

RAMA LAMA OLD TIME TIBETAN FUNERAL BAND MARCHING AND CHOWDER SOCIETY

Note

See Dick Higgins correspondence folders.
box 4, folder 81

RUNES

Note

Annotated manuscript.
box 4, folder 82

Screaming eagledream:..

box 4, folder 83

secret message tickles...

box 4, folder 84

SHADOWS IN ONE KINGDOM

Note

Holograph on cardboard panel.
box 4, folder 85

SHAME ON YOU LYNDON JOHNSON, OR, TRIPE IS CERTAINLY WORSE THAN CHEWING GUM

Note

Play, with notes and directions.
box 4, folder 86

SKULLS LIKE EGGSHELLS 1968

box 4, folder 87

SOME GOOD QUESTIONS FOR OUR TROUBLED TIMES 1966

box 4, folder 88

SOME POSSIBLE AVENUES OF EXPLORATION

Note

Noted as: "ideas proposed by Ken Firedman".
box 5, folder 1

TAMALPAIS PROSODY

Note

Annotated manuscript.
box 5, folder 2

TEN 1967

Note

Also with: FRIEDMAN'S FOUR POINTS and IN REPLY (FOR THE EAR FACTORY)
box 5, folder 3

that which we

box 5, folder 4

this is a slight explanation

Note

An explanation, of sorts, for several works of music by Friedman.
box 5, folder 5

thousand galaxies... / LOVE POEM

Note

Photocopy reproductions. "a thousand galaxies..." illustrated with pen drawing.
box 5, folder 6

Three Mountains 1967

Note

Holograph with drawings (possible mock-up for layout). Notation by Friedman: "score for see-pome, written in Spring of 1967 at Ann Halprin's house in Kentfield".
box 5, folder 7

THREE THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO, BBBROKEENN CORCLE HAIKU

Note

Offset book by Hard Press, Ventura.
box 5, folder 8

these crazy words

box 5, folder 9

Thesis

Note

Holograph with diagrammatic drawings and formulas.
box 5, folder 10

This is really it....

Note

Mimeograph sheet, noted as Experimental College.
box 5, folder 11

THREE METAPHYSICAL POEMS BY KEN FRIEDMAN

box 5, folder 12

time passes in...

Note

Cut paper poem with drawing. Notation in Friedman's hand: "Concrete love-note to Jody by Joe Kollowski '6516".
box 5, folder 13

TRANSPARENT EXPERIENCE: MOVING WITH IT

box 5, folder 14

TRANSPORTATION AND YOU 1965

Note

Also: TRANSPORTATION VARIATION, CHRISTMAS TREE EVENT (December 31, 1964) , and CHRISTMAS TREE EVENT (January 1, 1965).
box 5, folder 15

TRIAL BY FIRE

Note

Possible Happening or Fluxus scenario.
box 5, folder 16

TRILOGY

Note

Mimeograph broadsheet with drawing.
box 5, folder 17

TRIP THROUGH THE BIG BOOK

Note

Annotated manuscript of Friedman's review of Fluxus artist Knowles' BIG BOOK.
box 5, folder 18

uncle bob - - uncle bob!...

box 5, folder 19

Unsullied by...

box 5, folder 20

VASTNESS: THE HOLDING OF HANDS

box 5, folder 21

VISIONS OF A GONE WORLD 1966

Note

Photocopy reproduction of a mixed media book.
box 5, folder 22

VOWS

box 5, folder 23

WATER SONG 1968

box 5, folder 24

We gather here today... 1968

Note

Holograph.
box 5, folder 25

Well it seems...

box 5, folder 26

When the...

box 5, folder 27

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE: SOME NEW BRACKETS

box 5, folder 28

Who would live...

Note

Annotated manuscript.
box 5, folder 29

WIND SONG 1967

Note

With attached notes by Friedman. Subtitled: "AN IMMEDIATE & SINGULAR POEM OF SURRELIST (sic) REVOLUTION AND LOVING ANARCHY".
box 5, folder 30

WIT AND WISDOM OF GOOD SANCHO GLASSCOE

Note

Holograph on blue cardstock.
box 5, folder 31

WOODBERRY'S SONG

box 5, folder 32

YAM SESSION 1967

Note

Manuscript with annotation.
box 5, folder 33

You are wise...

box 5, folder 34

You, if (not)...

Note

Annotated manuscript.
 

Compositions / Music

box 5, folder 35

AGAIN FOR MICHAEL

box 5, folder 36

ASBESTOS FLEA 1967

Note

Score and text: (concert for five voices and random music / electronic music). Attached correspondence to Dick Higgins.
box 5, folder 37

BARBARA, SUZY AND THE TWO JIMS 1968

Note

Typed and holograph manuscript.
box 5, folder 38

CALCIUM BED

Note

Performance piece scenario and text, with stage directions and music cues.
box 5, folder 39

CARDBALLET FOR AUDIENCE

Note

An addendum to CARDMUSIC.
box 5, folder 40

CARDMUSIC FOR AUDIENCE

Note

Music score / scenario for performance.
box 5, folder 41

come to me... 1968

Note

Annotated lyrics.
box 5, folder 42

diagram

Note

Diagram on looseleaf paper.
box 5, folder 43

Did you ever...

Note

Photocopy of holograph on envelope.
box 5, folder 44

EAGLE

Note

Words by Friedman, music by James Alan. Lyric sheet with chord progression.
box 5, folder 45

FIRST PROJECTS

Note

Holograph.
box 5, folder 46

how I wish she'd call me...

Note

Holograph with chord progression.
box 5, folder 47

I'd give you the key...

box 5, folder 48

if I were king...

Note

Photocopy of holograph.
box 5, folder 49

In the quiet tides of evening

box 5, folder 50

into the street...

box 5, folder 51

I once did live... 1968

Note

Photocopy of holograph.
box 5, folder 52

It can be said...

Note

Photocopy of holograph.
box 5, folder 53

It is a century...

Note

Photocopy of holograph.
box 5, folder 54

it is the autumn...

Note

Lyric with chord progression.
box 5, folder 55

it's good for you...

box 5, folder 56

I've been...

Note

Photocopy of holograph.
box 5, folder 57

JUST LIKE THAT

Note

Typed and holograph versions of lyric.
box 5, folder 58

MOTORCYCLE BABY

Note

Carbon on looseleaf paper.
box 5, folder 59

Music (generic gathering)

Note

A gathering of musical works by Friedman, including: notes on the Fluxus work, SCORE 5; the score for WOODWORK (1967); FARTHER ALONG symphony, and a letter to Richard (Maxfield?) outlining a three movement "Symphony".
box 5, folder 60

Notations, John Cage

Note

Facsimile of works by Friedman collected in NOTATIONS by John Cage, Something Else Press. Photocopies have been signed by Friedman.
box 5, folder 61

notes for songs, Summer '66, San Francisco 1966

Note

Friedman's gathering of several lyrics with chord progressions.
box 5, folder 62

now tell me bout...

box 5, folder 63

Once i used to live in New York...

box 5, folder 64

one October evening...

Note

Photocopy of holograph with chord progression.
box 5, folder 65

PIECE FOR 6 INSTRUMENTS IN 5:00 1966

Note

Folder also includes: SHRIEKS AND LAUGHTER, A PIECE FOR TWO VOICES. Holograph. "Sent as a gift to John Cage..."
box 5, folder 66

ROLL, TURN, SPIN 1967

Note

Photocopies of holograph and typed manuscripts.
box 5, folder 67

Said a friend...

Note

Words by Friedman, music by Bill Hull. Photocopies of typed manuscripts, some with chord progressions.
box 5, folder 68

SCORE 59 1967

Note

Offset press edition of graphic "score". "San Diego", on verso in Friedman's hand.
box 5, folder 69

score - treble clef

Note

Photocopy of holograph score, untitled.
box 5, folder 70

SCRIPT FOR FLUXSOUND - - KEN FRIEDMAN '66

Note

Fluxus music scenario.
box 5, folder 71

SEND YOUR CLEANING BILLS TO JESUS

Note

Photocopies of typed and holograph lyrics, some with chord progression.
box 5, folder 72

shall it not...

Note

Poor photocopies of holograph.
box 5, folder 73

SHIMER MOTORCYCLE SONG

Note

Typescript.
box 5, folder 74

Socrates and Jesus...

box 5, folder 75

Speak to me of love...

Note

Photocopies of typescripts and holographs, some with chord progressions.
box 5, folder 76

that which is yours...

Note

Photocopy of holograph with coversheet illustration.
box 5, folder 77

THREE DUETS - - KEN FRIEDMAN (A CANON AND SOME ODD PIECES)

Note

Noted as: CANTATA ATH FIFTH INTERVALS; CANON FOR CANNON; HYMNA FOR ONAN; GREGARIOUS GREGORIAN.
box 5, folder 78

Two eyes in the forest...

Note

Photocopies of holographs and typed lyrics with chord progressions. Credited as: "Words + Music by Ken Friedman, arranged by Bob + Bill Hull".
box 5, folder 79

We'll meet again some day...

Note

Photocopy of holograph.
box 5, folder 80

well i once was a high old cowboy... 1968

box 5, folder 81

when you walked by,..

Note

Two versions of the manuscript, one titled: YOU PALE BLUE LOVELINESS, but considerably truncated. Photocopies.
box 5, folder 82

where is my...

Note

Photocopy of holograph.
 

Sermons

box 5, folder 83

dear, miss, case 1968

Note

Explanation of writings and performance scenarios in the form of correspondence.
box 5, folder 84

Education For Life -- 1969, notes 1969

box 5, folder 85

FLUX, RELIGION AS NOTHING ELSE

box 5, folder 86

FLUX: RELIGION AS NOTHING ELSE

Note

A release detailing Friedman's "view of a new religion" based on Fluxus and Aktual methods.
box 5, folder 87

FLUXWERKSHOP

Note

Offset press Fluxus poster.
box 5, folder 88

Kosher Nostra,..

Note

Holograph on paperbag.
box 5, folder 89

mystic signiture:.. (sic)

Note

Three mimeograph leaves.
box 5, folder 90

ONE WORLD TREE

box 5, folder 91

POSSIBILITY OF YOU 1969

Note

Notes for sermon.
box 5, folder 92

PRESS RELEASE

Note

Mimeograph release written by Sebastopol James.
box 5, folder 93

sermons are not lectures...

Note

Holograph on graph paper.
box 5, folder 94

SHORT STORY LESSON PLAN: "THE SOUTH" 1968

Note

"Plan by Ken Friedman used in workshop '68, PSLRY COnference of June"; in Friedman's hand. Mimeograph booklet with offset press cover.
box 5, folder 95

some/Things (events) are sacred,..

box 5, folder 96

spirit moves me...

 

Free Religious Youth / Liberal Religious Youth

box 6, folder 1

AFTER SOMETHING -- WHAT?

Note

Offset poster.
box 6, folder 2

Avis coverpage booklets 1966

Note

Fluxus activities and sale of Fluxus pressworks and objects at a LRY gathering.
box 6, folder 3

BOOK OF UNCOMMON PRAYER 1969

Note

"A set of uniquely religious texts published by Fluxus in the Aktual Goodbook series." Two copies extant, numbers 1 and 21, of an edition of 35 mimeograph books.
box 6, folder 4

CLF HORIZONS 1965 - 1967

Note

Contributions by Friedman to the publication by the Junior Fellowship Youth Church of the Larger Fellowship, Unitarian Universalist.
box 6, folder 5

EDUCATION FOR LIFE -- 1969 1969

Note

Offset.
box 6, folder 6

F.R.A. NEWS

Note

Free Religious Association newsletter, Vol. 1, No. 2.
box 6, folder 7

GAME OF TOUCH

Note

Offset poster.
box 6, folder 8

Happening Committee

box 6, folder 9

Hello... 1968

Note

Mimeograph of an open letter dated June 30, 1968. Five pages.
box 6, folder 10

HOW ABOUT THAT?

box 6, folder 11

I want the Free Church...

box 6, folder 12, oversize FB00506

LIBERAL CONTEXT

box 6, folder 13

LIBERAL'S ROAR 1964 - 1968

Note

Newsletter with contributions by Friedman.
box 6, folder 14

LETTER CONCERNING CONT. CONF. NEWS LETTER... 1966

Note

Mimeograph newsletter.
box 6, folder 15

MEMO (OF A SORT)

Note

Mimeograph newsletter.
box 6, folder 16

movement towards a new church...

Note

Photocopy of holograph.
box 6, folder 17

ODE TO CAPTAIN OHIO 1967

Note

Mimeograph book with graphic by Friedman.
box 6, folder 18

PROMETHEAN 1968

Note

Offset publication edited by Friedman and published by LRY, with Fluxus graphic contributions by Friedman, DeVries, J.F. Bory, Yoko Ono and George Maciunas.
box 6, folder 19

Thanksgiving Day 1968

Note

Contribution to the "New Worship Manual".
box 6, folder 20

PRESS RELEASE

Note

Fluxus West release by Sebastopol James.
box 6, folder 21

WE WOULD BE ONE, AN ESSAY BY KEN FRIEDMAN 1967

Note

Printed in San Diego, 5th edition of the LRY essay.
 

Education essays

box 6, folder 22

ENGLISH 177.02 EXPLORATORY COURSE IN SURREALISM AND THE AVANT - GARDE

Note

Mimeograph.
box 6, folder 23

English lesson plans

Note

Papers compiled by Friedman.
box 6, folder 24

EXPERIMENTAL COLLEGE ARTS AND LETTERS OFFERINGS

Note

Offset poster listing courses at San Francisco State College.
box 6, folder 25

FINAL PRIME IN EXPANDED ARTS... 1968

Note

Mimeograph booklet.
box 6, folder 26

HAPPENING AS EDUCATION 1967

Note

"Remarks of preparation to do a happening w/ student teachers at San Diego State College. Fall '67 Guest of Bob Poileman - invitational lecture."
box 6, folder 27

JEFFERSON FUCK POLAND

box 6, folder 28

INFORMATION SHEET FOR PUBLISHERS AND CORRESPONDENTS

Note

Exploration in Surrealism and the Avant-Garde.
box 6, folder 29

NEW ART SEMINAR SERIES 1967

Note

Seminar flyer in advance of San Francisco State College offering, graphic cover, two page ditto.
box 6, folder 30

Papers on conflict resolution 1966 - 1996

Note

Collected papers, including: SOME NOTES ON THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF CONFLICT-RESOLVING GROUPS and THEORY AND PRACTICE OF CONFLICT-RESOLVING GROUPS written by Friedman at Shimer College.
box 6, folder 31

Philosophy

Note

Two color mimeograph in advance of speaking engagements by Friedman and Sebastopol James.
box 6, folder 32

PROGRAM AND BIBLIOFILE 1966

Note

Artist's book and handout for HAPPENING AS EDUCATION at San Diego State College. Offset, signed as Fluxus '66 Friedman.
box 6, folder 33

Registration Card: Eng 177

Note

San Francisco State College computer punch card, ENG 177 Exp Sureal New Art.
box 6, folder 34

REPORT ON THE COORDINATORSHIP 1968

Note

LRY / education matters.
box 6, folder 35

SHORT STORY ARTISTICALLY DEFICIENT 1968

Note

Mimeograph, English 150.
box 6, folder 36

Surrealism in Everyday Life 1967

Note

Materials related to the instruction of English 177, at San Francisco State College.
box 6, folder 37

SURREALISM IN EVERYDAY LIFE 1967

Note

Course description with cover graphic.
box 6, folder 38

THIS IS REALLY IT! THIS IS REALLY IT! THIS IS? 1968

Note

Mimeograph with offset cover graphic. File also contains two examples of the graphic, Omaha penciled on the verso.
 

COLLABORATIONS

 

Misc. materials (Catalogs, Events, and Happenings)

box 7, folder 1

addresses

box 7, folder 2

BIFROST* BRIDGE 1967

Note

Offset poster.
box 7, folder 3

biography / bibliography 1964 - 1970

box 7, folder 4

BIRD IN FLIGHT : TRANS-CONTINENTAL EVENT 1967

box 7, folder 5

BRIEF LIST OF FACTS ABOUT KEN FRIEDMAN 1969

box 7, folder 6

BULL MOOSE PARTY 1965

Note

News clips from the MIRROR DEMOCRAT of Mt. Carroll, Illinois.
box 7, folder 7

CELEBRATION OF SUNS AND MOONS

Note

Offset poster.
box 7, folder 8

CONSORT OF GNU MUSIC 1968

Note

Offset mailer.
box 7, folder 9

DADA IS NEVER RIGHT

Note

Rubber stamped Avery label and found tag by the group DADALAND.
box 7, folder 10

dance graphic

Note

Offset.
box 7, folder 11

diagram

Note

Diagrammatic treatment of "status".
box 7, folder 12

DIRECTION

Note

Rubbing, with signature.
box 7, folder 13

doodles 1966

Note

Photocopy of drawing / text.
box 7, folder 14

eggshells drawing

Note

Photocopy of graphic from SKULLS LIKE EGGSHELLS.
box 7, folder 15

ENVELOPE W/LABEL

Note

Preparatory sketch for MESSY ASPECT SCORE 4. Signed in Friedman's hand " FLUX, KF ".
box 7, folder 16

ENVELOPE EVENTS

Note

Fluxus event scenario, typed and holographic manuscript.
box 7, folder 17

EVENT #1

Note

Scenario for event.
box 7, folder 18

FESTIVALS

Note

Offset poster.
box 7, folder 19

FESTIVALS AND THE UNICORN PRESENT UMBRELLA KOZLOWSSKY

Note

Offset poster.
box 7, folder 20

figurative drawing

Note

Photocopy of a figurative drawing.
box 7, folder 21

FLUXFEST

Note

Offset poster.
box 7, folder 22, oversize FB00507

FLUXFEST (Baldwin and Berner)

box 7, folder 23

FLUXFEST : PRAGUE (1966) 1966

Note

Description of proposed Fluxus events.
box 7, folder 24

FLUX GARNISHT KIGELE FLUX TOWER (A CONSTRUCTION) 1967

Note

Offset poster with "GRAPHIC TOWERS" by John Furnival.
box 7, folder 25, oversize FB00508

Flux Mountain Concert Schedule

box 7, folder 26

FLUX TOUCH

Note

Offset poster.
box 7, folder 27

FLY EVENT

Note

Offset poster. "Berkeley" on verso in pencil.
box 7, folder 28

FUNNY THOUGHTS FOR LITTLE HEADS 1965

Note

Photocopy of cover lettering, imprinted: "Mothuh's Press".
box 7, folder 29

Free wall painting

Note

News article on the apprehension of Friedman at San Francisco State College.
box 7, folder 30

graphic work

Note

Offset on, "Boston" on verso.
box 7, folder 31

GYPSY GUITARIST

Note

Photocopy of drawing with fragment.
box 7, folder 32

HAPPENING (Z) BENEFIT

Note

Offset.
box 7, folder 33

HAPPENING NEO-HAIKU EVENT

Note

Offset. One sheet contains a score fragment on the verso in pen.
box 7, folder 34

I speak to you children...

Note

Photocopy of figurative drawing with manuscript fragment.
box 7, folder 35

I'M YOUR PERSONAL WALRUS

Note

Photocopy of drawing.
box 7, folder 36

ink figurative / calligraphic drawing

Note

On envelope.
box 7, folder 37, oversize FB00522

INVISIBLE WOUNDS by Tommy Mew

box 7, folder 38, oversize FB00509

KF #3

box 7, folder 39, oversize FB00510

KF #6

box 7, folder 40

LECTURE FOR SEVEN WITH LIVE CHICKEN

Note

Scenario by Lee Heflin.
box 7, folder 41

letterhead with photo

box 7, folder 42

LIGHTS OUT IN GERM CITY, U.S.A.

Note

Photocopy of drawing and text.
box 7, folder 43

LONG LEGGED BIRD HE WAS

Note

Photocopy of drawing with text.
box 7, folder 44

MASS MEDIA COMMUNICATION THINGS 1963 - 1967

Note

CV.
box 7, folder 45

MONKEY'S NIGHT OUT ( A NEW YEAR FLUXDRAMA )

Note

Offset poster.
box 7, folder 46

MORE EVENTS 1967

Note

Collected events: DOING HIS THING WITH YOU, DOING HIS THING WITH YOU - TWO, FIRST RESTAURANT EVENT, RESTAURANT EVENT, AKTUAL TELEPHONE, AKTUAL TELECAR, AKTUALPHONE, BREATH, FLUXUS INSTANT THEATRE EVENTS, STRING QUARTET, OPUS 2 / 1967, SOLOS, RIFF, GRAUNCHY WHOOP WHOOP, CAGE EVENT, END OF THE WORLD.
box 7, folder 47

MUGU ATMAN

Note

Graphic published in newsprint, signed in ballpoint by Friedman.
box 7, folder 48

NEO - HAIKU THEATRE

Note

Prose on various Fluxus events.
box 7, folder 49

Niagra Falls doesn't it...

Note

Photocopy of drawing with text.
box 7, folder 50

NYCSWB, Vol. 2, No. 1

Note

This issue of the Weekly Breeder was a two page, staple bound publication of the New York Correspondence School.
box 7, folder 51

NYCSWB

Note

New York Correspondence School Weekly Breeder: Vol. 2 No. 3; Vol. 2 No. 5; Volume 2, Number 10 (May 20, 1972). Works by Robert Johnson, Monte Cazazza, Bill Griffith and the Dadaland Postcard Show.
box 7, folder 52

Ohio graphics

Note

Photocophy of graphic drawings.
box 7, folder 53, oversize FB00505

OPEN PROCESS ( Vol. 3, No. 1, 2-14-68) 1968

box 7, folder 54

pen drawing of Richard Chase

box 7, folder 55

POPE PIUS THE XII, A SHEEP IN WOLF'S CLOTHING

Note

Photocopy of drawing.
box 7, folder 56

PORTABLE - DISPOSABLE, SHIT SCRAPER

Note

Rubber stamp on popsickle stick.
box 7, folder 57

PROCESSION KIT ******** FRIEDMAN ( 4 FLUXUS )

Note

Text describing contents of: PROCESSION KIT and FRIEDMANFLUXKIT.
box 7, folder 58

PROGRAM AND BIBLIOFILE, HAPPENING AS EDUCATION 1966

Note

Artist's book. See Education series for uncut version.
box 7, folder 59

ROCK EVENT

Note

See Daniela Palazzoli correspondence folder.
box 7, folder 60

SELECTIVE VITA 1971

Note

Offset of Friedman's CV.
box 7, folder 61, oversize FB00511

signature

box 7, folder 62

SOMETHING ELSE READINGS 1967

Note

Offset poster in advance of readings by Fluxus artists Knowles, Filliou and Vostell.
box 7, folder 63

splotch drawing

Note

Photocopy.
box 7, folder 64

STAR DOT

Note

Offset, Aktual event.
box 7, folder 65

THIS IS REALLY IT! THIS IS REALLY IT! THIS IS?

Note

Offset poster, also found in Education series.
box 7, folder 66

THIS IS THE FIRST DAY IN THE REST OF YOUR LIFE GOODBYE BROTHER MARTIN

Note

Blown ink lettering and typewriter, offset.
box 7, folder 67

THIS IS THE LETTER "A"

Note

Photocopy of drawing and holograph.
box 7, folder 68

tin lantern green horn...

Note

Drawing with text.
box 7, folder 69

TONY TUSLER DOING HIS THING WITH YOU

Note

Fluxus West event poster, offset.
box 7, folder 70

TWO SHORT PIECES:

Note

Two events by Friedman.
box 7, folder 71

VAUTIER DAY / KNIZAK NIGHT 1968

Note

Poster offset.
box 7, folder 72

WAXWORK

Note

Holograph notes gathered by Friedman under the title above.
box 7, folder 73

WINGED ART 1967

Note

Scenario for "crzy arab-gypsy art-mongers".
box 7, folder 74

ZEN IS WHEN

Note

Photocopy of drawing.
 

Aktual

box 7, folder 75

AKTUAL

Note

Mimeograph.
box 7, folder 76

AKTUAL ART INTERNATIONAL 1967

Note

Photocopy of San Francisco Museum of Art Catalogue and other ephemera.
box 7, folder 77

AKTUAL ATENTAT PROJECT ! 1967

Note

Mimeograph book, single staple, five pages.
box 7, folder 78

AKTUAL DEC. 29, 1968 EVENTS IN MOTION 1968

Note

Poster offset.
box 7, folder 79

AKTUAL IS HOLDING HANDS

Note

Offset poster. On verso, in pencil: "SD - print. Prague, CZECH - PUBL".
box 7, folder 80

AKTUAL IS LIFE

Note

Mimeograph book, single staple, five pages.
box 7, folder 81

AKTUAL " KEEPING TOGETHER MANIFESTATION " 1967

Note

A photocopy gathering of materials by Milan and Sonia Knizak.
box 7, folder 82

AKTUAL KEEP TOGETHER 1968

Note

Mimeographic book, staple bound (1), five pages.
box 7, folder 83

AKTUAL LITTLE BOOK ( BY SEBASTOPOL JAMES ) 1968

Note

Mimeographic book, staple bound (2), four pages, "SF 68".
box 7, folder 84

AKTUAL LITTLE BOOK '68 - 7 1968

Note

Mimeographic book, staple bound (2), four pages.
box 7, folder 85

AKTUAL SCHEDULE

Note

Mimeographed scenario.
box 7, folder 86

Aktual scenario

Note

Notes.
box 7, folder 87

AKTUAL USA 1967

Note

Poster in advance of the March 1967 KEEPING TOGETHER MANIFESTATION in cooperation with FLUXUS WEST. Four color offset (possibly ditto) poster.
box 7, folder 88

AKTUAL U.S.A...ALL FELLOW BEINGS...

Note

Ditto flyer.
box 7, folder 89

Aktual / USA

Note

Compendium of Aktual materials in photocopy form.
box 7, folder 90

AMERICA DEDICATES THIS AKTUAL LITTLE BOOK TO!

Note

Mimeograph book, staple bound (2), four pages.
box 7, folder 91

CHOICES BY ROBERT BOZZI (AN AKTUAL GOODBOOK NUMBER 6) 1969

Note

Mimeographic book, staple bound (1), eight pages. Numbers 18 and 20 of an edition of 25. Copyright to FLUXUS and FLUXUS WEST.
box 7, folder 92

DOUBLE PUKE - SPD OF POLITICS

Note

Mimeographic book, staple bound (1), seven pages.
box 7, folder 93

For Alison

Note

Photocopy of book, filed by Friedman under the heading above, titled: 7 STUDIES OUTLINING THE BASIC MYTH.
box 7, folder 94

GOD IS A HAPPY NIHILIST 1969

Note

Mimeographic book by Dave Anderson, #5 in the AKTUAL GOODBOOK series, staple bound (1), six pages. Numbers 33 and 34 of an edition of 35.
box 7, folder 95

IMPULSE TO BE A BEACHCOMBER 1969

Note

Mimeographic book by Richard L. Harris, staple bound (1), eight pages. Numbers 9 and 21 of an edition of 35.
box 8, folder 1

1 + 9 X A, A = Aktual, Aeric = A (ONE PAGE AND NINE POEMS) 1968

Note

Mimeographic book by Aeric Stratton, staple bound (1), 12 pages.
box 8, folder 2

PAPER BIRD (TEXT BY MILAN KNIZAK, GRAPHIS BY KEN) 1967

Note

Mimeographic book with offset cover, staple bound (1), ten pages. "dedicated to d.a. levy; jim lowell; rjs; & all the martyrs of cleveland...". Published by Flux / UPS, and copyright by " FLUXUS NYC NY USA ".
box 8, folder 3

PAPER BIRD 1967

Note

Offset poster, same as the cover of the FLUX / UPS book of the same name.
box 8, folder 4

SOME FURTHER WORDS

Note

Mimeographic book, staple bound (1), four pages.
box 8, folder 5

SOME MORE OHIODES 1968

Note

Mimeographic book, staple bound (1), seven pages, signed by Friedman in ballpoint pen. Published in San Diego.
box 8, folder 6

TALES MY GRANDFATHER TOLD HIS KNEE 1969

Note

Mimeographic book by Thad Freeman, staple bound (1), 11 pages. Number 16 of an edition of 25.
 

Garnisht Kigele

box 8, folder 7

AAABA Magazine / Garnisht Kigele 1966

Note

Friedman's photocopy gathering of contributions to his publication AAABA at Shimer College, news articles related to the radio program Garnisht Kigele, and press coverage of d.a. levy.
box 8, folder 8

DIE FABELHAFTE GETRAUME VON TAIFUN - WILLI BY DICK HIGGINS 1966

Note

A radio play with directions for staging and music. Related correspondence included in the file.
box 8, folder 9

FEATS OF EXHIBITIONISM 1968

Note

Offset poster in advance of an exhibition at the San Francisco State College Library.
box 8, folder 10

FEATS OF EXHIBITIONISM 1968

Note

A compilation of offset posters for the exhibition at San Francisco State College. Offset with graphics and hand lettering.
box 8, folder 11

GARNISHT KIGELE 1968

Note

Exhibition note from San Francisco State College Library show.
box 8, folder 12

GARNISHT KIGELE IS HERE 1966

Note

Mimeographic fact sheets.
box 8, folder 13

GARNISHT KIGELE RIDES AGAIN !!! 1966

Note

Newsrelease.
box 8, folder 14

GARNISHTIK GARNISHT MANIFESTO - MANIFEST OF THE NOTHING PARTY 1966

box 8, folder 15

Garnisht Kigele stationary 1966

Note

Mimeograph with annotations.
box 8, folder 16

PHILOSOPHY

Note

Two color mimeograph poster / news release in advance of speaking engagements by Sebastopol James and Friedman.
box 8, folder 17

Shimer College Record 1966

Note

Article, page 13: RADI - STACHIO SHIMER PIONIRAS NOVAJN EDEOJN EN RADIA PROGRAMADO (SHIMER RADIO STATION INTRODUCES NEW IDEAS IN BROADCASTING).
 

Surrealist Research Bureau

box 8, folder 18

BUREAU DE RECHERCHES SURREALISTES 1967

Note

Pamphlet.
box 8, folder 19

DECLARATION OF 27, JANUARY, 1927

Note

Mimeograph.
box 8, folder 20

FIRST SURREALIST CONGRESS OF AMERICA

Note

Mimeograph, includes: TRANSPARENT BRAIN MANIFESTLET.
box 8, folder 21

GOD'S EYE 1967

Note

Offset poster.
box 8, folder 22

GOD'S EYE IS OPENED !

Note

Three page collection of writings: SAGE WORDS; TRANSPARENT BRAIN; TRANSPARENT BRAIN MANIFESTLET; GOODNIGHT, CHET.
box 8, folder 23

GRAW*OOOOR ANIMA MUNDI GRAWOOOOOOOOO!

Note

Surrealist Research Bureau materials, also includes: INSTANT BOOKS and MANIFEST !.
box 8, folder 24

not knowing where...

Note

Mimeograph.
box 8, folder 25

PRESS CONFERENCE

Note

Mimeograph release by Sebastopol James.
box 8, folder 26

PRESS CONFERENCE FOR THE SURREALIST CONGRESS OF AMERICA

Note

Release highlighting event at San Francisco State College with a list of partcipating / exhibiting artists.
box 8, folder 27

SLATS [ SURREALIST LEAGUE OF ACTION FOR TIRED SCHOLARS ]

Note

Ditto poster.
box 8, folder 28

SURREALIST RESEARCH BUREAU AND EXPERIMENTAL COLLEGE PRESENT... 1967

Note

Offset poster with FLUXUS performance photograph.
box 8, folder 29

SURREALIST CKNGRESS (sic) OF AMERICA

Note

Newsrelease / poster.
box 8, folder 30

Surrealist Congress Events 1970

Note

A compendium of Events by Sebatopol James and recorded on Archiv Sohm forms. Originally filed under the SRB heading by Friedman, and thus duplicated here.
box 8, folder 31

Surrealist Congress Press Coverage 1967

box 8, folder 32

SURREALIST PART TICKET ELECT KEN FRIEDMAN

Note

Four color ditto poster.
box 8, folder 33

Surrealist Press Clippings 1967

box 8, folder 34

SURREALIST RESEARCH BUREAU

Note

Ditto poster.
box 8, folder 35

TRANSPARENT BRAIN MANIFESTLET 1967

Note

Also filed under DECLARATION OF MAY 27, 1967.
box 8, folder 36

ZOOKFIST - SRB

Note

Offset poster.
 

Collected Works

box 8, folder 37, oversize MC04510

Artworks

box 8, folder 38

Bergendi, Pierre 1973

box 8, folder 39

Calligraphic script with rubber stamp

box 8, folder 40, oversize FB00517

DAYS OFF by ALAN KAPROW

Note

A gathering of Happenings.
box 8, folder 41

DOWN WITH ART, LONG LIVE LIFE! (MAYAKOVSKY) by BRANKO VUCUCEVIC

Note

FLUXUS manifesto.
box 8, folder 42

EPICKALL (sic) QUEST OF THE BROTHERS DICHTUNG AND OTHER OUTRAGES by DICK HIGGINS 1978

box 8, folder 43

EXTRAITS DE LA FEUILLE D'AVIS DE LAUSANNE, INFORMATIONS DE L' INTERMAGINAIRE 1971

box 8, folder 44, oversize MC04501

FUGS 1965 - 1966

Note

A compilation of materials related to the Fugs and Ed Sanders, including: Oversize posters, press releases, photographs, and a 45 rpm single: ESP - Disk 4507A/B FRENZY b/w I WANT TO KNOW.
box 8, folder 45

KNIVES IN THE DRAWERS by MARVIN GARSON 1966

Note

Play.
box 8, folder 46

Kupferberg, Tulli 1964

Note

Works published in the East Side Review and by Birth Press by one of the founding memebers of the Fugs. The CHRISTINE KEELER COLOURING BOOK & CAUTIONARY TALE can be found in Special Collections.
box 8, folder 47

LE COEUR ET LA LOI 1971

Note

Photocopy.
box 8, folder 48

Lowell, James Russell 1967

Note

An ersatz Ralph A. Locher Poetry Award.
box 8, folder 49

POEM ABOUT ORKS by ROBERT BLY

box 8, folder 50

Radical Ephemera

Note

Radical political and environmental papers and graphics, some in the style of the New York Correspondence School.
box 8, folder 51, oversize MC04502

Rock Ephemera

Note

A collection of postcards, handbills and posters in promotion of concerts.
box 8, folder 52

SWEDEN COLLAGE by PETER BELOW 1975

Note

Artist's photocopy book.
box 8, folder 53

SWEDISH COLLAGE BOOK by PETER BELOW 1975

Note

Artist's photocopy book, unbound, 11 leaves.
box 8, folder 54

THIRTEEN TRAGIC TALES by MONTE CAZAZZA 1976

Note

Artist's book, pencil drawing on black construction paper; eight photocopy pages.
box 8, folder 55

TIME OF YEAR by F. RAY 1966

box 8, folder 56

UNIVERSAL LIFE CHURCH, INC.

 

FLUXUS

 

Fluxus West / UPS

box 8, folder 57

Flux UPS / Stock

box 8, folder 58

TRANSFER 1967

Note

A FLUXUS SEE - POME (sic). Offset poster.
box 8, folder 59

Address list of Fluxus people, etc.

box 8, folder 60

ALPHABET IS 1967

Note

Offset poster.
box 8, folder 61

EMMET WILLIAMS

Note

Offset poster.
box 8, folder 62

Ephemera

box 8, folder 63

FLUX MOUNTAIN CONCERT 1968

Note

Offset poster.
box 8, folder 64

Published by Fluxus.

Note

Bibliography.
box 8, folder 65

FLUX ENGLAND WEST 1972

Note

A collection of articles by David Mayor.
box 8, folder 66

FLUX MOUNTAIN CONCERT - FLUX WEST 1968

Note

Offset poster.
box 8, folder 67

FLUXNEWSLETTER, DECEMBER 2, 1968 1968

box 8, folder 68

FLUXSHOPNEWS

Note

Offset poster.
box 8, folder 69

Fluxus tax records

box 8, folder 70

FLUXUS WEST INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR THE INVESTIGATION OF FLUX PHENOMEMA

Note

Mimeograph.
box 9, folder 1

Fluxus West news release (NEWS FROM FLUXUS WEST)

box 9, folder 2

Fluxus West order sheets

box 9, folder 3

FLUXUS WEST PAPER SALE

Note

Annotated mimeograph order sheet, notes in Friedman's hand in pencil and pen.
box 9, folder 4

GEORGE MACIUNAS

Note

Offset poster, "Boston" on verso in pencil.
box 9, folder 5

HIS MOST CATHOLIC MAJESTY

Note

Offset poster, "print San Jose, pbl SF" on verso in pencil.
box 9, folder 6

KF #42

Note

Offset poster, "San Jose, SF" on verso in pencil.
box 9, folder 7

KF #43

Note

Offset poster, "Pasadena" on verso in pencil.
box 9, folder 8

KF #45

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 9

KF #56

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 10

KF #69

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 11

LANGUAGE OF THE IMAGINATION 1968

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 12

MUGU ATMAN

box 9, folder 13

OPEN NEW FLUX YEAR

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 14

PAR 4 - A FLUX 1967

box 9, folder 15

SOMETIMES IT'S BETTER NOT TO CLIMB A POLE.

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 16

TULIP CLAUSE 1973

Note

Offset titled and identified by Friedman, nine leaves.
box 9, folder 17

Unsigned graphic ( FLUXUS )

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 18

VAUTIER DAY TOTAL ART THEO

Note

Offset.
 

Collected Work

box 9, folder 19, oversize FB00512

ASTRONAUTS OF INNER SPACE

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 20

BIG BOOK by EMMET WILLIAMS

Note

Review of Alison Knowles' BIG BOOK.
box 9, folder 21

Birth Press

Note

Offset with rubber stamp on verso: "from YEAH 10, 99 cents, Birth Press, 381, E 10 St, NY9". See Tuli Kulpferberg (Fugs) folders for other printed matter and correspondence related to Birth Press.
box 9, folder 22

CLOTHSEPIN SPRING by ALBERT M. FINE

Note

Double sided offset - Fluxus scenario.
box 9, folder 23, oversize FB00513

COMMUNIST MUST GIVE REVOLUTIONARY LEADERSHIP IN CULTURE 1965

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 24, oversize MC04503

COMMUNIST MUST GIVE REVOLUTIONARY LEADERSHIP IN CULTURE

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 25

CONDITIONS FOR PERFORMING FLUXUS PUBLISHED COMPOSITIONS, FILMS AND TAPES

Note

Offset.
box 9, folder 26

Eric Anderson 1975

Note

Photocopies of artwork and performance / site documentation.
box 9, folder 27

ECS 1968

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 28, oversize FB00520

FLUXFEST SALE

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 29

FLUXHOUSE NO.1

Note

Photocopy, pieced and assembled with tape.
box 9, folder 30, oversize FB00514

FLUXUS IT'S HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT AND RELATIONSHIP TO AVANT-GARDE MOVEMENTS

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 31, oversize MC04504

FLUXUS NO. 8

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 32, oversize FB00515

FLUXORCHESTRA

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 33

FLUXORCHESTRA CIRCULAR LETTER NO. 2

Note

Offset scenario.
box 9, folder 34

FLUXUS PIECE FOR G.M. by ALBERT M. FINE

Note

Offset sceanrio.
box 9, folder 35

FLUXPOST 17-17 (DIY12W70640) 1964

Note

Stamps.
box 9, folder 36, oversize FB00518

FLUXSHOP

Note

Offset poster.
box 9, folder 37

Higgins, Dick - collected works 1959 - 1967

Note

Gathered scenarios by Dick Higgins.
box 9, folder 38

HI RED CENTER FLUXCLINIC

Note

Double-sided offset.
box 9, folder 39, oversize FB00516

HI RED CENTER poster

Note

Offset.
box 9, folder 40

ICE CREAM PIECE by ALBERT FINE

Note

Scenario offset.
box 9, folder 41

NORTHWEST MOUNTED VALISE 1972

Note

Offset press, mail art, rubber stamps, stickers, and ephemera.
box 9, folder 42

OPEN PROCESS - JOHN FURNIVAL: EUROPA AND HER BULL

Note

Offset.
box 9, folder 43, oversize MC04505

PERPETUAL FLUXFEST AT THE NEW CINEMATIQUE

Note

Offset.
box 9, folder 44

POSTMAN'S CHOICE LE CHOIX DU FACTEUR, FLUXPOSTCARD BY BEN, 1965 1965

Note

Double-sided offset.
box 9, folder 45

POSTMAN'S CHOICE LE CHOIX DU FACTEUR, FLUXPOSTCARD BY BEN, 1965 1967 BY FLUXUS 1967

Note

Double-sided offset.
box 9, folder 46

Sharits, Greg

Note

Photocopies
box 9, folder 47

Sharits, Paul

Note

Photocopies
box 9, folder 48

Shiomi, Chieko

Note

Two typescripts for performance works
box 9, folder 49

SIX DOORS

box 9, folder 50

SOME GRAPHIS MIRRORS by Dick Higgins 1967

box 9, folder 51, oversize MC04506

SPATIAL POEM #2

box 9, folder 52

Street, Julian

box 9, folder 53

Thompson, David E.

box 9, folder 54, oversize MC04507

THREE NEWSPAPER EVENTS FOR THE PRICE OF $1.00

box 9, folder 55

These artifacts by hand are of....

box 9, folder 56

22 SHEETS 1967

box 9, folder 57, oversize MC45 08

VACUUM TRAPEZOID NO.5

box 9, folder 58

Charm to free the spirit from ignorance

 

d.a. levy

box 9, folder 59

drawing

box 9, folder 60

Egyptian Stroboscope 1966

Note

With D.R. Wagner
box 9, folder 61

God bless our television 1966

Note

Mimeograph
box 9, folder 62

Junk TV

Note

Mimeograph
box 9, folder 63

levy ephemera: Cleveland presses

box 9, folder 64

levy ephemera: press clippings

box 9, folder 65

Mandala to.... 1966

Note

Mimeograph
box 9, folder 66

marijuana ready-made 1966

box 9, folder 67

Masque Gold Stars 1967

box 9, folder 68

of the ink- pot and palette

Note

Photocopy
box 9, folder 69

Poem for Beverly

box 9, folder 70

Poets at the gate, vol 1 #2

Note

Mimeograph
box 9, folder 71

Son

box 9, folder 72

Telepathy not television

box 9, folder 73

What the Great Society will do for you

box 9, folder 74

You can have the fucking city bank

box 9, folder 75

Originals of preservation photocopies

box 9, folder 76

Originals of preservation photocopies

box 9, folder 77

Originals of preservation photocopies