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INVENTORY OF THE HARRY SMITH PAPERS, 1888-2010, bulk 1987-1990
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Series I. Correspondence, 1974-1992, undated

Physical Description: 2.09 linear feet (5 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Consisting almost entirely of letters received, this series comprises the mail sent to Smith during the last four years of his life, while he was mostly in residence at the Naropa Institute. The major portion of this material is financial, consisting of bills and receipts. Some of the material is from friends and former students.

Arrangement note

Organized in two groupings: letters from friends and fans, arranged in alphabetical order by the last name of the correspondent; and bills and receipts, roughly grouped by type.
Box 1-2

Letters from friends, 1974-1992

Scope and Content Note

Letters written to Harry Smith while he was in residence at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado during the last four years of his life. One highlight is the file of letters from Allen Ginsberg, who often berates Smith for over-spending. One letter is from 1974; the rest are from the last four years of his life and the year after.
Box 3-5

Bills and receipts, 1986-1992

Scope and Content Note

Including medical bills, letters from Social Services, receipts, and miscellaneous files of random phone numbers, names, and phone messages.
 

Series II. Writings, research and artwork, circa 1920-1991, undated

Physical Description: 9.75 linear feet (17 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Consisting of Smith's research materials regarding string figures in various cultures of the world; inventories of his book, record and audio cassette collections; and a sampling of his writings and artwork on paper.

Arrangement note

Arranged by category of material.
Box 6-10

String figure studies, undated

Scope and Content Note

Mostly original material comprised of Smith's anthropological studies of string figures in various cultures. Arranged in a numerical system devised by Smith, the study appears in the form of a card catalog, with more lengthy descriptions featured on similarly arranged sheets of paper. One box contains extra string. A mounted string figure is also in Series IV. Collections.
Box 11

Assorted writings, 1942-1991, undated

Scope and Content Note

Writing by Smith, including several letters of historic significance, such as those to Hilla Rebay at the Guggenheim Museum from 1950 to 1951. Also of interest is a copy of a notebook in a black binder found in 1991, the original of which is in a private collection; a copy of Smith's manuscript on alchemy, the original of which is with William Breeze, executor of the Alistair Crowley estate; and a copy of a poetry manuscript, the original of which is at the Anthology Film Archives.
Box 12

Assorted artwork, undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes examples of Smith's Border Art, specifically made for Darrin Daniel's chapbook Alchemical Coffeehouse; typewriter drawings; collages on paper; Tarot drawings; and miscellaneous designs. These files include examples of Smith's use of the photocopy machine as a medium, sometimes with felt pen additions. Included also are the Harry Smith Archive's laminates of assorted Smith photographs and artwork.
Box 13

Assorted notes and materials, undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes several notebooks with scant entries, egg brochures, jellies used in films, and Smith's freshman year high school yearbook.
Box 17-20

Library catalog and reading notes, undated

Scope and Content Note

Card catalog of books in Harry Smith's library, along with his reading notes pulled from specific books. Bill Morgan of the Harry Smith Archives made the listing of all the books and cited the annotations found in the books.
Box 21-23

Record covers, circa 1920-1950, undated

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of the covers of records in Smith's collection. Arranged in numerical order according to a numbering system devised by the Harry Smith Archives.
Box 24

Audio cassette labels, notes, and ephemera, 1988, undated

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of audio cassette labels, along with material with recording notes and ephemera found in the cassette boxes.
Box 25

Vintage box, undated

Scope and Content Note

Cardboard box with vintage design motif, formerly used to house string figure study notecards.
 

Series III. Photographs, slides, and transparencies, 1940-2006, undated

Physical Description: 2.46 linear feet (7 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of numerous photographs of Smith from every stage of his life, though the major portion of portraits date to the decade before his death. Also included are views of colleagues, such as Allen Ginsberg, students, and friends. Some are large format views by known American photographers.

Arrangement note

Arranged by medium.
Box 26

Ethnographic slides, circa 1942

Scope and Content Note

Thirty-five original glass encased negatives, seven cracked.
Box 27

Portraits of Smith and friends, 1940-1991

Scope and Content Note

Black and white views of Harry Smith at work and at play. Includes a few original photographs from the 1940s, including a famous one of Smith audio taping a Native American ceremony. There are also views of Smith in his San Francisco days at the Jimbo Club, and numerous portraits of Smith, primarily from the 1980s, by known American photographers, including Steve Miles, John Palmer, John Cohen, Scott Ferro and Robert Tredici. Several photographs of Smith were taken by Allen Ginsberg, and Ginsberg also appears with Smith in some photographs. There are some later views of Greil Marcus, and random views of Smith artwork.
Box 28-30

Portraits of Smith, friends, and collections, circa 1942- circa 1992

Scope and Content Note

Color snapshots, polaroids, transparencies, negatives and slides showing Harry Smith primarily in the last decade of his life, with a few views from the 1940s through the 1970s. There are numerous views of Smith at the Naropa Institute, where he taught for his last four years. His final quarters at the Chelsea Hotel are amply documented, including his books and collections. Neighbors, students and friends also appear in these photographs. A highlight of this documentation is a series of mounted string figures that Smith collected. Only one of the mounted string figure objects is included in the GRI collection; the others are held in private collections or at the Smithsonian Folkways.
Box 31-32

Film stills and artwork, circa 2000, undated

Scope and Content Note

Two thick binders of color slides, transparencies and prints presenting selected views from nearly all of Smith's films and artwork. While most of these images appear to have been made by the Harry Smith Archives, a small number may have been made by Smith or during his lifetime.
Box 143, Item V156

String figures, zodiac, and jazz paintings, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videodisc (CD-R) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 143, Item V153, V155

Heaven and earth magic, February, 2005, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 videodiscs (CD-R) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 143, Item V157

Cohen contact sheet, May 29, 2006

Scope and Content Note

1 videodisc (CD-R) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 36, 37

Harry Smith Concert views, 1999

 

Series IV. Printed matter, 1943-2008, undated

Physical Description: 5.92 linear feet (11 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

This series comprises a mix of materials generated by Harry Smith, such as photocopies of fairytales and myths, or press about Smith's work that appeared during Smith's lifetime in serials and mass market magazines. The remainder of the material comes from the Harry Smith Archives, including research about the Pacific Northwest where Smith was raised, and press about concerts, films, and other events that celebrate Smith's legacy.

Arrangement note

Arranged in chronological order by year.
Box 41

Serials, 1943-2006

Scope and Content Note

Including little magazines containing articles about Harry Smith, such as The American (1943), Sing Out! (1966/1969), and Show (1970).
Box 43

Press clips, 1952-2008

Scope and Content Note

A collection of mostly photocopies of clips from mass magazines, academic presses, and online forums, about Harry Smith's work, the Anthology, the Anthology reissue, and activities of the Harry Smith Archives.
Box 44

Anthology materials, 1952-1997

Scope and Content Note

Materials pertinent to the reissue of the Anthology of American Folk Music, including files of letters from contributors to the collected remembrances of those who knew Smith.
Box 38-40

Assorted brochures, 1958-2003

Scope and Content Note

Including photocopies of course readings on fairytales and myth; brochures for the Naropa Institute, Smithsonian Folkways, and other institutions; and product catalogs.
Box 45-47

Research, 1971-2008

Scope and Content Note

Including correspondence related to the quest for further information about Smith's life and work, with a number of files devoted to the region in which he was raised in Washington state. Also included are files of brochures, writings on Smith that are not press clips, and documentation from assorted projects of the Harry Smith Archives.
Box 37

Large format mixed materials, 1989-2007

Scope and Content Note

Including a Mandala calendar, Harry Smith designs like those in Box 7, clippings, a map of the Heaven and Earth Library made by Anthology Film Archives, and photocopies of Harry Smith concert photos found in Box 36.
Box 42

Mass market magazines, 2000-2005

Scope and Content Note

Including magazines containing articles on Harry Smith, also found in clippings collected by the Harry Smith Archives. Publications include Wired, Vanity Fair, Frieze, Art in America, Rolling Stone, Mojo, Oxford.
 

Series V. Audio recordings, 1964-2010, undated

Physical Description: 30.7 linear feet (56 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

The larger portion of this series is the audio work, Materials for the Study of Religion and Culture in the Lower East Side or Movies for Blind People, which Smith began in New York and continued in Boulder. For this last major project of his life, Smith recorded everyday sounds ranging from a faucet drip, to the wind, to the sound of traffic, to a rock music performance -- auditory snapshots that comprise a portrait of Smith's life in the city. Also in this series are recordings of Smith's lectures on ethnographic and art historical themes, interviews with Smith, and assorted collected recordings. From 1991 on, recordings are by the Harry Smith Archives, and include concerts, symposia and conferences, and selected or reformatted Smith recordings.

Arrangement note

Lectures, interviews, collected recordings, and recordings of the Harry Smith Archives are arranged in chronological order. Smith's audio work Materials for the Study of Religion and Culture in the Lower East Side or Movies for Blind People, is separate from the other recordings and is arranged in chronological order by the date that Smith assigned to each cassette. Note that while a given cassette may contain several recordings, only one title is listed for each cassette.
 

1960s

Box 92, Item D5

Smith at Sander's recording studio, 1964-1965

Scope and Content Note

1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 43/4 in.
 

John Cohen interview with Smith, December, 1968

Box 83, Item C466-C467

2 sound cassettes : digital

Box 92, Item D6

1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.

 

1970s

 

Audio for film #22, circa 1971

Box 79, Item C464-C465

2 sound cassettes : analog

Box 93, Item D38

1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.

Box 92, Item D7

Kiowa peyote meeting, 1973

Scope and Content Note

1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4in.
Box 49, Item R1-R2

Roderick?, 1976

Scope and Content Note

2 sound tape reels (?min.): analog, 7 1/2 ips, stereo; 7 in., 1/2 in. tape.
Box 92, Item D10-D11

First Blues, by Allen Ginsberg, 1976

Scope and Content Note

2 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 92, Item D12

Harry Smith at the Queens museum, October 11, 1978

Scope and Content Note

1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 48, Item D1-D2

Lords, Thinkin 'Bout a Girl, 1979

Scope and Content Note

2 sound discs, analog, 45 rpm, stereo ; 7 in.
 

1980s

Box 48, Item D4

Charles, Julius, Gambeling Song, circa 1940/1980

Scope and Content Note

1 sound disc, analog ; laminated paper, 6.5 in.
Box 48, Item D3

Col. Watson, Mr. Carter Can, 1980

Scope and Content Note

1 sound disc, analog, 45 rpm, stereo; 7 in.
Box 50, Item C1

A little bit more Harry Smith, March, 1984

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 93, Item D22

The rationality of namelessness, July 2, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 93, Item D23

Is self-reference possible? July 9, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 93, Item D21

Mostly unintelligible, July 23, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 89, Item D13-D15

Smith being kicked out of Chelsea Hotel, circa 1988

Scope and Content Note

3 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 89, Item D16-D17

Smith interviewed by Clint Frakes, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 93, Item D18

Smith's audio selects, circa 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
 

1990s

Box 93, Item D26-D30

Native American cosmos, July 8, 1990

Scope and Content Note

5 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 79, Item C435

Harry Smith Memorial, Naropa, 1991

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
 

Harry Smith memorial, 1992

Box 79, Item C436-C440

5 sound cassettes : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 84, Item C492-C493

2 sound cassettes : digital

Box 94, Item D39-D40

2 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.

 

Anthology of American Folk Music, 1992-1997

Scope and Content Note

Recordings produced by Smithsonian folkways. See also Harry Smith Anthology revisited, produced in 2006 by Harry Smith Archives.
 

Cassette version, 1992

Box 79, Item C429-C434

6 sound cassettes : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape

Box 84, Item C494-C496

3 sound cassettes : digital

Box 82

Cassette covers

 

Compact Disc version, 1997

Box 94, Item D44-D47

4 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.

Box 95, Item D83-D85

6 sound discs (257 min.): digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.

Box 48, Folder 4

Box with program notes

Box 94, Item D41-D43

Twentieth anniversary of Naropa, July 4, 1994

Scope and Content Note

3 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 80, Item C444-C451

Smith's phone messages, 1995, undated

Scope and Content Note

8 sound cassettes : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 80, Item C441-C443

Stan Brakhage lecture, December 10, 1995

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 81, Item C452

Allen Ginsberg, April 7, 1997

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
 

Nick Cave, February 7, 1999

Box 84, Item C497-C498

1 sound cassette : digital

Box 89, Item C511-C522

12 sound cassettes : digital (DARS)

Box 94, Item D48-D50

Harry Smith's audio selections, June 1999

Scope and Content Note

3 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 84, Item C499-C500

Harry Smith Project: Royal festival hall, July 2, 1999

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes : digital
Box 84, Item C501

Meltdown: Hal Willner's Harry Smith project, July 22, 1999

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : digital
 

Harry Smith tribute, November 12, 1999

Box 84, Item D38

1 audio cassette : digital - empty

Box 94, Item D52-D56

5 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.

 

2000s

Box 97, Item R6-R14

Harry Smith project, 2000

Scope and Content Note

9 sound tape reels (min.?) : digital
Box 90-91, Item C523-C541

Getty performances, April 20, 2001

Scope and Content Note

19 sound cassettes: digital (DPD)
Box 335-339, Item R15-R24

Harry Smith audio, April 25-26, 2001

Scope and Content Note

10 sound tape reels (min.?) : digital
Box 81, Item C456-C459

Harry Smith symposium, May 31, 2002

Scope and Content Note

4 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 94, Item D57-D62

Heavenly tree grows downward, 2002

Scope and Content Note

6 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
 

Anthology of American Folk Music Revisited (Harry Smith Archives), 2006

Scope and Content Note

Boxed set originally containing two DVDs now in Box 143 ( The Old Weird America and Harry Smith Project Live Concert Film) and two CDs that feature recording of known American musicians playing selections from the Anthology and program notes that remain with the cover.
Box 95, Item D86-D87

2 sound discs (? min.) : stereo ; 4 3/4 in.

Box 48, Folder 5

Cover of boxed set

Scope and Content Note

Including program notes.
Box 95, Item D67-D72

Thanksgiving folk on KEXP-FM, 2006

Scope and Content Note

6 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 94, Item D63-D65

Northwest film forum, February 11, 2006

Scope and Content Note

3 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 95, Item D66

Raw, June 16, 2006

Box 95, Item D73

Parallel anthology, May 15, 2010

Scope and Content Note

1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
 

undated

Box 78, Item C416

Charles Compo, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 78, Item C417

Harald Gilland, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 78, Item C418

Dock Boggs, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 78, Item C419

Tarnat, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 78, Item C420

Sonny Boy, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 78, Item C421

Untitled, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 78, Item C422

Alan Berliner, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 78, Item C423

Medicine men and women, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 78, Item C424-C428

Untitled, undated

Scope and Content Note

5 sound cassettes : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 81, Item C453

Harry Smith, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 81, Item C454-C455

Sing out interview, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
 

Quotidian: Harry Smith final mix, undated

Scope and Content Note

Box 81, Item C460-C461

2 sound cassettes : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 84, Item C502-C503

2 sound cassettes : digital

Box 81, Item C462

Harry Smith review, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 81, Item C463

Pennebaker film (audio for?), undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog ; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 49

Four unopened boxes of reel to reel tapes, undated

Box 86-88

Untitled post 10/11/97 transfers, undated

Scope and Content Note

55 sound cassettes : digital. No labels or information about contents.
Box 93, Item D31-D37

Gregory corso dubs, undated

Scope and Content Note

8 sound discs : digital
Box 96, Item D88-D108

Untitled audio cassette CD transfers, undated

Scope and Content Note

21 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 95, Item D74

Folkways files, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 95, Item D74-D75

Harry Smith in conversation with Lisa Falour, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 sound discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 95, Item D77

Front row (BBC radio), undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 95, Item D78

Paper recordings, undated

Scope and Content Note

Possibly reformats of 1940 recordings of Northwest Indians.
Box 95, Item D79-D82

Unidentified recordings, undated

 

Materials for the Study of Religion and Culture in the Lower East Side or Movies for Blind People, 1987-1990

 

1980s

Box 50, Item C2

UK, April 5, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 50, Item C3-C4

Son Thomas, April 16, 1987

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 50, Item C5

Alan Golding, April 17, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 50, Item C6

Barber shop, April 18, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 50, Item C7

Birds, etc., April 18, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 50, Item C8

Rob Bunce, April 19, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 50, Item C9

Bobby Raywater, April 20, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 50, Item C10-C11

G. Boswell, April 23-24, 1987

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 50, Item C12

Tangeants, April 24, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 51, Item C13

Syd and Harry's Happy Hour, April 27, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 51, Item C14

Bobby Ray, April 27, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 51, Item C15

Crawfish Club, April 30, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 51, Item C16

Birds, May 9, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 51, Item C17-C19

UK 1-3, May 16, 1987

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 51, Item C20

Christmas, May 29, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 51, Item C23

Chas and Andy, June 6, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 51, Item C21

Esterman, June 19, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 51, Item C22

Jazz, June 19, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 52, Item C24

C.B.G.B., June 30, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 52, Item C26-C27

Hot Sundays, July 5, 1987

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 52, Item C28-C29

Pete Compo Trio, July 9, 1987

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 52, Item C30-C34

Roberto Clemente, July 12, 1987

Scope and Content Note

5 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 53, Item C35

Prospect Park, July 19, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 53, Item C36-C37

Pier 16, July 25, 1987

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 53, Item C38

Nadia, July 26, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 53, Item C39

S. Taylor, July 30, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 53, Item C40

Al Brooks, July 30, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 53, Item C41-C43

Caribbean Cult, August 9, 1987

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 53, Item C44-C46

Jazz Cult, August 10, 1987

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 54, Item C47

French, August 10, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 54, Item C48-C51

J.C.T., August 12, 1987

Scope and Content Note

4 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 54, Item C52-54

Fugs, August 21, 1987

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 54, Item C55

Caruso, August 21, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 54, Item C56-C57

Prospect Park, August 30, 1987

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 55, Item C58-C60

I.L.G.W.V., September 7, 1987

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 55, Item C61

St. Marks U.K. Festival, September 20, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 55, Item C62

Construction, September 28, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette : analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 55, Item C63

Columb, September 29, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 55, Item C64

Sanding bedroom floor, September 30, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 55, Item C65

Music room, October 1, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 55, Item C66-C67

Construction, October 9, 1987

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 56, Item C68

Mitch R. Practicing, October 14, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 56, Item C69-70

Fourth floor front wind, October 15, 1987

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 56, Item C71

Construction, October 15, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 56, Item C72-C75

4E.89, October 18-19, 1987

Scope and Content Note

4 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 56, Item C76

Construction, October 19, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 56, Item C77

Columbus Place, October 23, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 56, Item C78-C81

437 E. 12th, October 24, 1987

Scope and Content Note

4 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 56, Item C82

Ellis Duncan, October 24, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 56, Item C83

S.S. Compo, October 25, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 56, Item C84

Back winds at kitchen window, October 25, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57A, Item C85-C86

2195 Ocean Avenue, October 29-30, 1987

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57A, Item C87-C89

416 7th Avenue, October 30- November 1, 1987

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57A, Item C90-C91

336 9th Street bridge, November 8-9, 1987

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 52, Item C5

Cha at Synth, November 11, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 87, Item C92-C95

2195 Ocean Avenue, November 11-15, 1987

Scope and Content Note

4 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 87, Item C96-C98

416 7th Avenue, November 15-16, 1987

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57A, Item C99

Canterbury Choral Society, November 15, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57A, Item C100-C101

Foolish pleasure, November 17, 1987

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57B, Item C102

Reunion, January 10, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57B, Item C102-C105

Sweet waters, January 14-15, 1988

Scope and Content Note

4 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57B, Item C107-C108

Untitled, February 7, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57B, Item C109-C110

Jam session, February 17, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57B, Item C111-C113

Temp, April 30, 1988

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57B, Item C114

Steven Taylor, June 12, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57B, Item C115

Dancers, June 19, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57B, Item C116

Untitled, June 19, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57B, Item C117

Bedroom wind, June 19, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57B, Item C120

G. leaving, June 26, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 57B, Item C121

Boulder, June 26, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 58, Item C122-C126

Boulder, July 4, 1988

Scope and Content Note

5 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 58, Item C127-C128

Untitled, July 5-6, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 58, Item C129

Door, July 7, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 58, Item C130

Table, July 7, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 58, Item C131-C132

Sisters, July 8, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 58, Item C133

Pennsylvania, July 9, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 58, Item C134-C136

Untitled, July 9, 1988

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 58, Item C137

Allison, July 13, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 93, Item D19-D20

Miscellaneous songs and audiolore, July 15, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound discs: digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 59, Item C138-C139

Untitled, July 17, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 59, Item C140-C141

Bali, July 17, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 59, Item C142-C143

Brad, July 17, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 59, Item C144-C145

Untitled, July 19, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 59, Item C146

Boulder, July 21, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 59, Item C147

White, July 21, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 49, Item C148

Girls, July 21, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 59, Item C149-C150

Kina Mama, July 22, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 59, Item C151

Party, July 23, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 59, Item C152

Dusty, July 25, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 59, Item C153

Native American, July 25, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 60, Item C154

Deck, July 28, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 60, Item C155-C156

Bedroom wind, July 28, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 60, Item C157-C158

Duct?, July 29, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 60, Item C159-C160

Bedroom window, July 30-31, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 60, Item C161

Gardening, July 31, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 60, Item C162-C163

Cricket, August 1, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 60, Item C164

Jay, August 2, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 60, Item C165-C166

Arapahoe, August 3, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 60, Item C167

Front step, August 4, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 60, Item C168

Greek festival, August 4, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 61, Item C169-C176

Front steps, August 5-7, 1988

Scope and Content Note

8 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 61, Item C177

Bathroom window, August 6, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 61, Item C178-C179

Mall, August 10, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 61, Item C180-C182

City Hall Lawn, August 11, 1988

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 61, Item C183

Radio + Sparrows, September 7, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 61, Item C184

Liz and Alan, August 15, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 61, Item C185-C186

Liz and Beth, August 16-17, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 62, Item C187-C188

Hi-Lo, August 17, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 62, Item C189-C190

Boulder County Fair, August 20-21, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 62, Item C191-C193

Sundance, August 25-26, 1988

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 62, Item C194-C195

Untitled, August 26, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 62, Item C196

Watchtower, August 29, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 62, Item C197

Untitled, August 29, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 62, Item C198-C201

Untitled, September 8, 1988

Scope and Content Note

4 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 63, Item C202-C203

Football, September 10, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 63, Item C204-C205

Chat, September 10, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 63, Item C206

Roger Shore, September 14, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 63, Item C207-C209

P.A.C. Reading, September 17, 1988

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 63, Item C210

Constantine, September 22, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 63, Item C211-C213

Pick, September 25, 1988

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 63, Item C214-C216

B.L.H. Party, September 25, 1988

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 63, Item C217-C218

In car to Sundance, September 30, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 64, Item C219

Front steps, October 1, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 64, Item C220-C222

LAM, October 1, 1988

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 64, Item C223-C224

October festival, October 1, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 64, Item C225-C226

LAM dance, October 3, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 64, Item C227-C228

U.C. India, October 6, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 64, Item C229-C230

Bali class, October 17, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 64, Item C231

P.A.C, October 21, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 64, Item C232

Fairview vs. Cherry, October 21, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 65, Item C233-C234

P.A.C. Poetry, November 18, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 65, Item C235-C236

L.H.S.B., November 18, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 65, Item C237

Drip + clock, November 28, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 65, Item C238

Front steps, November 26, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 65, Item C239-C240

Sunrise, etc., November 27, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 65, Item C241

Drip at sunset, November 27, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 65, Item C242

Penny, December 3, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 65, Item C243-C244

Squirrels, December 4, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 65, Item C245-C247

Snowing, December 7, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 65, Item C248

Warren, December 9, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 65, Item C249

G=8, December 9, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 66, Item C250-C251

Untitled, December 10, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 66, Item C252

Drip and wind, December 13, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 66, Item C253-C254

Drip and tea kettle, December 15, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 66, Item C255

Anne, December 16, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 66, Item C256

Party, December 16, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 66, Item C257

P.A.C. dance, December 18, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 66, Item C258

Jack, December 17, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 66, Item C259

Gas meter, December 21, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 66, Item C260

Water from roof, December 18, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 66, Item C261

Wind, December 23, 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 66, Item C262-C263

New York, December 24, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 66, Item C264-C265

Untitled, December 31, 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 67, Item C266

Sisters, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 67, Item C267

We often wonder, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 67, Item C268

R.E.M. Traxs, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 67, Item C269-C273

Untitled, undated

Scope and Content Note

5 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 68, Item C274-C277

Untitled, January 1, 1989

Scope and Content Note

4 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 68, Item C278

Pyra, January 20, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 68, Item C279

Rici, January 21, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 68, Item C280

Untitled, January 21, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 68, Item C281-C282

Kit, January 29, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 68, Item C283

Smith and Michael Brownstein, February 8, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 68, Item C284-C287

Bedroom window, February 13, 1989

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 68, Item C288

Bedroom window, February 15, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 68, Item C89-C290

Bedroom window, February 16, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 69, Item C291-C293

Bedroom window, February 21, 1989

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 69, Item C294-C300

St. Mark's, February 24-26, 1989

Scope and Content Note

7 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 69, Item C301-C302

Fls.prop.rehr, March 7, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 69, Item C303

Guitar, March 17, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 69, Item C304

Hen. St. set, March 18, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 69, Item C305-C307

Pidgeons, March 22, 1989

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 70, Item C308-310

Fls.prop.rehr, March 28, 1989

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 70, Item C311-C313

Wetlands, March 29, 1989

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 70, Item C314-C316

Gernon Rt., April 2, 1989

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 70, Item C317-C319

Taylor Brown, April 2, 1989

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 70, Item C320-C321

Ritz, April 8, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 70, Item C22-C324

Con. div., April 18-19, 1989

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 71, Item C325

Untitled, April 24, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 71, Item C326

Untitled, April 25, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 71, Item C327-C328

Front window, April 27, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 71, Item C329-C330

Mike, April 29, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 71, Item C331

Front room, May 7, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 71, Item C332

Bedroom, May 2, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 71, Item C333-C334

St. Marks, May 6, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 71, Item C335

Cafe, May 7, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 71, Item C336

Front window, May 15, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 71, Item C337-C338

Back window, May 7-15, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 71, Item C339

Front window, May 19, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 71, Item C340

Untitled, May 19, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 71, Item C341

Untitled, May 22, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 72, Item C342

Untitled, May 22, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 72, Item C343-C345

Back window, May 27, 1989

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 72, Item C346

Front window, May 28, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 72, Item C347-C349

Back window, May 29, 1989

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 72, Item C350

BDS, May 30, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 72, Item C351

ESPI, May 30, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 72, Item C352

Pre.J.C., May 31, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 73, Item C353

Jokes, May 31, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 73, Item C354

Cliff, June 1, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 73, Item C355

Dong break, June 3, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 73, Item C356-C357

Jim, June 3, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 73, Item C358-C359

Untitled, June 5, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 73, Item C360

Edit, June 5, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 73, Item C361

Light rain, June 9, 1989

Box 73, Item 361

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Scope and Content Note

Box 83, Item C468

1 sound cassette: digital

 

Front window, June 10, 1989

Box 73, Item C362-C363

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 83, Item C469-C470

1 sound cassette: digital

 

Party next door, June 11, 1989

Box 74, Item C364

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 83, Item C471

1 sound cassette: digital

 

Sink drain, June 11, 1989

Box 74, Item C365

I sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 83, Item C472

1 sound cassette: digital

 

Upstairs front window, June 12, 1989

Box 74, Item C366

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 83, Item C473

1 sound cassette: digital

 

Birds, etc., front window, June 14, 1989

Box 74, Item C369

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 83, Item C474

1 sound cassette: digital

 

Ritz, June 18, 1989

Box 74, Item C367

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 83, Item C476

1 sound cassette: digital

 

Cro-mags, June 18, 1989

Box 74, Item C370

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 83, Item C475

1 sound cassette: digital

 

Front bedroom window traffic, June 27, 1989

Box 74, Item C368,C371

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 83, Item C477-C478

2 sound cassettes: digital

 

Plane, July 3, 1989

Box 74-75, Item C372, C382-C384

4 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 83, Item C479

1 sound cassette: digital

 

Front steps, July 4, 1989

Box 74, Item C373-C375

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 83, Item C480-C481

1 sound cassette: digital

Box 75, Item C376

P.A.C. dance, July 5, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
 

Warren rehearsal, July 9, 1989

Box 74-75, Item C377-C378, C385

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 83, Item C483

1 sound cassette: digital

 

Cats crying, cats eating, July 9, 1989

Box 75, Item C379

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 83, Item C482

1 sound cassette: digital

Box 75, Item C380-C381

P.A.C., July 9, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 83, Item C484-C487

Untitled, July 9, 1989

Scope and Content Note

5 sound cassettes: digital
Box 90, Item D24

Comments, July 11, 1989

Box 83-84, Item C488-C489

Falling water/ plane, July 13-14, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: digital
 

False prophets, July 15, 1989

Box 75, Item C386-C387

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.

Box 84, Item C490

1 sound cassette: digital

Box 75, Item C388

Guitar, July 15, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 75, Item C389-C390

G. Stein, July 21, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 93, Item D25

Lecture, July 23, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound disc : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 76, Item C391

Breathing, July 24, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 76, Item C392

Untitled, July 24, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 76, Item C393

G. Tent, July 25, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 76, Item C394-C400

MA&G, July 26-29, 1989

Scope and Content Note

7 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 76, Item C401

Thunderstorm, July 29, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 76, Item C402-C403

M.A. P.A.C., July 29, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 76, Item C404-C405

M.A. Theater, August 1, 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 76, Item C406

Untitled, October 27, 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
 

1990s

Box 76, Item C409

Drip, March 20, 1990

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 76, Item C407

Untitled, March 21, 1990

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 84, Item C491

Untitled, March 20-21, 1990

Box 76, Item C408

Squirrels, March 25, 1990

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 76, Item C410-C411

Untitled, March 26, 1990

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 76, Item C412-C414

Indian peak pickers, March 28, 1990

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
Box 76, Item C415

Rain drip, March 28, 1990

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette: analog; 3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape.
 

Series VI. Film projects, 1947-2003

Physical Description: 29.91 linear feet (32 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Consisting of most of the extant films Smith made during his life.

Arrangement note

Arranged in chronological order in three subseries: films by Smith, Mahagonny, and films about Smith.
 

Series VI.A Films by Harry Smith, 1947-circa 1979

Physical Description: 7.92 linear feet (10 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Including a commercially available dvd of the films. Films are otherwise unavailable until reformatting is complete. Please contact repository regarding access.

Arrangement note

Arranged in chronological order.
Box Box 98, Item F1

Film # 1, 1947

Scope and Content Note

1 film reel (? min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
Box 99, Item F2

Film #1-3, circa 1947

Scope and Content Note

1 film reel (? min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
Box 100, Item F3

Early abstractions (Film #1-5, 7, 10), 1956

Scope and Content Note

1 film reel (? min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
Box 101, Item F4

Heaven and Earth Magic, 1964

Scope and Content Note

1 film reel (? min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm. Only one reel of the two reel film Smith made.
Box 102, Item F5

Late Superimpositions, 1964

Scope and Content Note

1 film reel (? min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
Box 103-105, Item F6-F8

Untitled Seminole Patchwork (Film #15), 1966/2001

Scope and Content Note

3 film reels (? min.) : si., col. ; 16 mm.
Box 107, Item F10

Mirror Animation (extended version), 1979

Scope and Content Note

1 film reel (? min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
Box 108, Item F11

Film #22, 197?

Scope and Content Note

1 film reel (? min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
 

Selected films of Harry Smith

Box 143, Item V161

DVD

Scope and Content Note

1 commercially available dvd of all the films in SeriesV.I. 1 videodisc (DVD)(? min.): digital, sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Box 82

Cover of DVD

 

Series VI.B Mahagonny, 1970-2002, undated

Physical Description: 17.83 linear feet (17 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Materials to do with Smith's creation of Mahagonny and other materials regarding the film's significance and restoration. Includes also the film itself in 35 mm and a dvd version of it.

Arrangement note

Arranged by media.
Box 14-16, ff. 1**

Notes and scripts

Scope and Content Note

Notes, lists of numbers, film elements, and photocopies of the original scripts in scroll form.
Box 33-35

Photographs, transparencies, and slides,

Scope and Content Note

Photographs in black and white of the script scrolls of Mahagonny, views of Smith working with the original scrolls, as well as stills from the film in color prints, transparencies, and slides.
 

Sound elements, 1970-2002

Box 49, Item R3-R5

3 sound tape reels (? min.): analog, ? ips, ? tracks, stereo?; 5 in. tape.

Box 85, Item C504-C510

7 sound cassettes: digital

 

Mahagonny, 1970-2002

Box 113-125, Item F16-F23

Film

Scope and Content Note

17 film reels (?min.) : sd?., col. ; 35 mm.
Box 143, Item V160

DVD made from film internegative

Scope and Content Note

2 videodiscs (DVD)(? min.): digital, sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Box 82

Cover of DVDs

Box 126, Item F34

Simon Lund, Restoring Mahagonny, 2002

 

Video, May 8, 2002

Box 127, Item V31-V34

4 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.,

Box 128, Item V58

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in., undated

Scope and Content Note

Inserts for film.
 

Series VI.C Films by others, 1950-2003

Physical Description: 4.16 linear feet (5 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Films about Harry Smith.

Arrangement note

Arranged in chronological order.
Box 109-112, Item F12-15

Jordan Belson, Autobiography, circa 1950/2001-2003

Scope and Content Note

4 film reels (? min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
Box 106, Item F9

M. Henry Jones, Harry Smith at the Breslin Hotel, 1985

Scope and Content Note

1 film reel (? min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm.
 

Series VII. Videos, 1964-2007

Physical Description: 9.62 linear feet (16 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

All but the first item in this series was created by Harry Smith Archives after Smith's death. The series consists of Rani Singh's interviews with people who knew Smith (listed names indicate the interviewees), or recordings of performances of Smith's Anthology, with selected video recordings of Smith's films or images.

Arrangement note

Arranged in chronological order.
Box 127, Item V1

Warhol screen test, 1964

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in. Copy from Warhol Foundation of film of Smith making string figures.
Box 127, Item V2-V3

Nick Cave, Meltdown, July 1999

Scope and Content Note

2 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V4-V7

Philip Lamantia, July 31, 2000

Scope and Content Note

4 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V8-V9

Lionel Ziprin, September, 2000

Scope and Content Note

2 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V10

Bob Arihood, September 26, 2000

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V11

Robert Haller, September 26, 2000

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V12-V14

Jonas Mekas, September 26, 2000

Scope and Content Note

3 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V15-V16

Gregory Corso, January 7, 2001

Scope and Content Note

2 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V17

Ed Sanders, April 20, 2001

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V18-V19

Bill Holm, July 9, 2001

Scope and Content Note

2 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V20

Gordon Tweit, July 10, 2001

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V21-V23

Anthology film archives event, November, 2001

Scope and Content Note

3 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V24-V25

Patrick Hulsey, March 25, 2002

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V26-V27

M. Henry Jones, March 29, 2002

Scope and Content Note

2 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V28

Jonas Mekas, April 1, 2002

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V29

Stanley Bard at the Chelsea Hotel, April 2, 2002

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V30

Chelsea Hotel exterior, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V35-V36

Jordan Belson, June 3, 2002

Scope and Content Note

2 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 127, Item V37-V40

Peter Kubelka, October 4, 2005

Scope and Content Note

4 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 128, Item V41-V42

Chuck Pirtle, February 11, 2006

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 128, Item V42

Bill Holm, February 11, 2006

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 128, Item V43

Anacortes interviews, Spring 2006

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 128, Item V44-V49

Jordan Belson, undated

Scope and Content Note

6 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 128, Item V50-V52

Perri Fleishman, undated

Scope and Content Note

3 videocassettes (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 128, Item V53-V54

Peter Fleishman, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 128, Item V55

GRI video initiative, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 128, Item V56

Harry Adam, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 128, Item V57

On Mahagonny, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 128, Item V59

Smith artwork at Anthology, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 128, Item V60

Untitled, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (mini digital) : sd., col. ; 1/4 in.
Box 129, Item V61

Allen Ginsberg, Household Affairs, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (video 8) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 129, Item V62

Harry's memorial #1, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (video 8) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 129, Item V63

Untitled, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (video 8) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 130, Item V64

Early abstractions, 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 130, Item V651

33rd Grammy awards, 1991

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
 

Heaven and Earth Magic, 1999/2007

Scope and Content Note

See also Series IV, VI, and VII.
Box 130, Item V67-70

1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. 1999

Box 143, Item V154

1 videodisc (DVD) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in., November 2007

Box 130, Item V71

Harry Smith project promo video, November 20, 2001

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 130, Item V72

Harry Smith: the Avant-Garde in the American Vernacular, 2001

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 131, Item V73

Harry Smith interview with P. Adams Sitney and Andres les Barthes, 1973

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (Beta SP) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 131, Item V74

Patrick Hulsey, Boy am I in trouble, 1999

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (Beta SP) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 132, Item V75-V76

Smith donating Seminole patchwork quilts to Smithsonian, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (Beta SP) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 132, Item V77

Ginsberg on Harry Smith, 2001

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (Beta SP) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 133-134, 141, Item V78-V88, V149

Nick Cave, Meltdown, 1999

Scope and Content Note

3 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 134, Item V89-V97

UCLA Harry Smith project, 2001

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (Digital Betacam) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 135-139, Item V98-V140

UCLA concert, April 25, 2001

Scope and Content Note

43 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 1140, Item V141-V148

Harry Smith concert at St. Ann's, undated

Scope and Content Note

8 videocassettes (Digital Betacam) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 142, Item V150-V151

Slenderella system, undated

Scope and Content Note

2 videocassettes (Beta) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 143, Item V152

Steve Reinke, Sad Disco Fantasia, 2000

Scope and Content Note

1 videodisc (DVD) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Box 143, Item V158

The Old Weird America

Scope and Content Note

1 videodisc (DVD)(? min.): digital, sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Box 143, Item V159

Harry Smith Project Live Concert Film

Scope and Content Note

1 videodisc (DVD)(? min.): digital, sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
 

Series VIII Collections, circa 1888- circa 1990, undated

Physical Description: 138.17 linear feet (191 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Comprising a selection of the realia that Smith collected over many years, this series consists of ceramics, toys, hand made objects from various cultural communities (folk art), and printed material. The largest group of objects is the paper airplanes.

Arrangement note

Arranged in alphabetical order.
Box 144

Autograph books, 1928-1942

Physical Description: 4.0 items
Box 145-146

Canes, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 items
Box 147-156

Ceramics, circa 1950-circa 1990

Physical Description: 57.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Including numerous chopstick rests that incorporate figures such as fish, boats, and fruit, and other figural ceramics in the form of animals, vegetables, and household items.
Box 157-178

Commercial toys, circa 1940-circa 1990

Physical Description: 54.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Including various wind-up toys in metal or plastic, such as a Donald Duck, a Chinese lion dog, a Russian doll, and an Educational Phone House. There are also various kinds of manipulable toys, such as a metal alligator clicker, a plastic tree, plastic cars, a plastic hamburger yo-yo, a plastic pinwheel, and a wooden puzzle.
Box 179-183

Eggs, plain/mounted, undated

Physical Description: 32.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Mounted on cardboard tubes or painted glue bottles.
 

Folk Art, undated

Scope and Content Note

The items classified under the "Folk Art" heading are handmade traditional items from various cultural communities. There is no evidence that Harry Smith himself used this category, but the Harry Smith Archives used it, and the cataloger has continued its usage as a way of distinguishing the handmade from the mass produced items in the Realia collections.
Box 184-190

Clay, undated

Physical Description: 22.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Including doll heads, horses, fish, birds, and other animals in white, black, tan, or red, with or without spots.
Box 191-192

Eggs, Ukrainian, undated

Physical Description: 20.0

Scope and Content Note

Including items of wood, alabaster, wax, and actual egg, that have been decorated with paint, incised, or set with beads, in a range of designs, from the geometric to the figurative.
Box 193-204

Fiber, undated

Physical Description: 16.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Including items from China, India, Himalaya, Senegal and Russia, such as woven shoes, cloth ornaments, straw ducks, and fabric.
Box 205

Glass, undated

Physical Description: 4.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Including a reindeer, ram, bull and blue bird.
Box 206

Jewelry, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Comprising necklaces made of seed and wood.
Box 207-220

Masks, undated

Physical Description: 17.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Paper mache, from India and China.
Box 221-222

Metal, undated

Physical Description: 2.0 items

Scope and Content Note

A scorpion stand and a balance toy, both from India.
Box 223

Paper,

Physical Description: 2.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Comprising origami peacocks.
Box 224

Stone, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 item

Scope and Content Note

A single object portraying gods from India.
Box 225-260

Wood, undated

Physical Description: 55.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Including Russian mechanical animal toys; bowls or other house ware from Scandinavia or elsewhere in the shape of fish or birds; Russian nesting dolls or icons; and painted shrines or animals from India.
Box 261

Glass box, commercial, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 theaters
Box 262-264

Gourds, undated

Physical Description: 48.0 items
Box 265

Leaves, undated

Box 266-294

Paper airplanes, 1961-1990, undated

Physical Description: 260.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Presumably only a portion of the total number of found paper airplanes Harry Smith collected over his lifetime, this nonetheless representative assortment comprises airplanes of various sizes made from a range of ephemera, including school math homework, Hotel Albert stationary, a religious tract, a Betty Crocker card, a Sisterhood newsletter, and a Manhattan telephone book cover. They bear the dates on which they were found and their locations. This collection was donated to Harry Smith Archives from Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.
Flatfile 2**-4**

Posters, circa 1964-1983, undated

Physical Description: 3.0 items
Box 295-296

Printed material, bound, 1888-1987

Physical Description: 14.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Including spiritual guidance books, such as the Cabala, Dewitt's Horoscopes, Dr. Pierce's Books of Fortune, and the Flipbook of Revelations; found high school yearbooks, sales catalogs, and instructional books about gardening, cooking, and sewing.
Box 297

String figure, mounted, undated

Physical Description: 1.0 item
Box 298-316

Tarot and playing cards, circa 1970-1990

Physical Description: 181.0 items

Scope and Content Note

Cards decks produced in America, France, and Italy, ranging from divinatory decks to tarot decks with motifs such as the Golden Dawn, the Tree of Life, Cat People, and Wonderland. Playing cards include classics such as Old Maid, Hearts, and Go Fish, as wells as Collectible decks with motifs such as the Iran Contra scandal or Country music.
Box 317-334

Varia, undated

Scope and Content Note

One-of-a-kind items that do not fit into the collection's other categories, including a miniature crate filled with bubblegum oranges, seven assorted buttons, two swim goggles, a pink cloth dice ornament, Harry Smith's fingernail, a stethoscope, a seaman's cap, and a plastic CD organizer.