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Guide to the David Cannon Dashiell Papers, 1975-1996
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Series 1: Overview and Personal Information, 1981-1996

Physical Description: 1 Box

Scope and Content Note

This series includes material dealing mostly with the artist and his work, including a resume, a short artist biography, a few correspondence items, and the artist's portfolio. Feature articles, reviews, and listings also are included in this series. One folder contains a few items that seem to be simply unrelated items from the artist's estate, including a "whoopee cushion," a torn book label, and several pieces of scrap paper. Also included in this series are grant applications and letters of recommendation.
Box-folder 1/1

Biographical Information, 1992-1993

Box-folder 1/2

Death Notice, 1993

Box-folder 1/3

Inventory list of Artist's Estate, 1996

Box-folder 1/4

Personal Telephone Directory, 1992

Box-folder 1/5

Mailing Lists, 1992

Box-folder 1/6-1/8

Correspondence

Box-folder 1/6

Housing, 1993

Box-folder 1/7

Party Invitations, 1981, 1991, 1992

Box-folder 1/8

Miscellaneous, 1992-1993

Box-folder 1/9-1/11

Grants

Box-folder 1/9

Applications, 1991-1992

Box-folder 1/10

Letters of Recommendation, 1992-1993

Box-folder 1/11

Grants Received, 1992-1993

Box-folder 1/12

Portfolio, 1992

Box-folder 1/13

Insurance and Inventory of Art Works, 1992-1993

Box-folder 1/14

Miscellaneous Items, n.d.

Box-folder 1/15-1/22

Feature Articles and Reviews

Box-folder 1/15

Artforum, "Reviews", 1993

Box-folder 1/16

Outlook, "Situation", 1991

Box-folder 1/17

Outlook, "Healing Arts", 1992

Box-folder 1/18

Shift, "David Cannon Dashiell", 1990

Box-folder 1/19

Venice Magazine, "Art Galleries", 1991

Box-folder 1/20

Visions Art Quarterly, "Alternative Opportunities: A Report from the Bay Area", 1989

Box-folder 1/21

Visions Art Quarterly, "Showcase", 1991

Box-folder 1/22

Miscellaneous Articles, 1989-1990

Box-folder 1/23-1/24

Art Exhibition Flyers and Catalogs

Box-folder 1/23

Folder A, 1988-1993

Box-folder 1/24

Folder B, 1987-1996

 

Series 2: Creative Works, 1975-1993

Physical Description: 2 Boxes, 4 Folders

Scope and Content Note

This series contains the extant records of Dashiell's creative work. This series contains items covering an approximately 20-year period. Dashiell's creative output included: written work, conceptual work, and design projects. Note: Box 6 is an oversize box.
Box-folder 2/1-2/6

Written Works

Box-folder 2/1

"Get Your Rocks Off" articles, California Voice, 1983

Box-folder 2/2-2/4

Poetrty

Box-folder 2/2

1982

Box-folder 2/3

1983

Box-folder 2/4

1984

Box-folder 2/5

Prose, n.d.

Box-folder 2/6

"An Imaginary Manifesto," Mirage #4, 1993

Box-folder 2/7-3/1

Conceptual Works

Box-folder 2/7

"16 Plays", 1975-1977

Box-folder 2/8

Drawings Notebook, 1989

Box-folder 2/9-2/11

"Invert, Oracle"

Box-folder 2/9

Catalog, 1989

Box-folder 2/10

Fourth Draft, 1988

Box-folder 2/11

Fifth Draft, 1989

Box-folder 2/12-3/1

"Queer Mysteries"

Box-folder 2/12

Exhibition Information and Description, 1993

Box-folder 2/13

Programs, 1993

Box-folder 2/14

Miscellaneous, 1992-1993

Box-folder 3/1

Box #0744, 1993

Box-folder 3/2-3/4

Design Works

Box-folder 3/2

Buckler Residence and Furniture, n.d.

Box-folder 3/3

Dolor Residence Specs, n.d.

Box-folder 3/4

Graphic Design Projects, n.d.

Box-folder 6/1-6/4

Drawings

Box-folder 6/1

Portrait of John Donahue, 1985

Box-folder 6/2

Portrait of David Freedman, 1985

Box-folder 6/3

Portrait of Steve Chivers, 1985

Box-folder 6/4

Portrait of Carolyn Kemp, 1985

 

Series 3: Visual Items, 1975-1993

Physical Description: 2 Boxes

Scope and Content Note

This series includes over 1000 photographs and slides. The majority of the visual material documents Dashiell's various creative projects. Also included in this series are slides and photographs of friends and family as well as photographs and slides of Dashiell's visit to Europe.
Box-folder 4/1

London and Amsterdam, n.d.

Box-folder 4/2

Florence and Venice, n.d.

Box-folder 4/3

Rome, Pompeii, and Florence, n.d.

Box-folder 4/4

Paris, n.d.

Box-folder 4/5-4/8

Pompeii Frescos (detail), Mounted Color Photos

Box-folder 4/5

Folder A, n.d.

Box-folder 4/6

Folder B, n.d.

Box-folder 4/7

Folder C,n.d.

Box-folder 4/8

Folder D,n.d.

Box-folder 5/1

Identification Cards, 1975-1992

Box-folder 5/2

Personal Photos and Slides, n.d.

Box-folder 5/3

Barry Byford Family Photos, n.d.

Box-folder 5/4

"Carrie" Slides, n.d.

Box-folder 5/5

1993 March on Washington Slides, 1993

Box-folder 5/6

Doler House, "Big Tree Manor", 1989

Box-folder 5/7

Bush Street Apartment, n.d.

Box-folder 5/8

Saturn, Rings, and Moons Slides, n.d.

Box-folder 5/9

"Invert Oracle" Exhibition Slides, 1989

Box-folder 5/10

"Queer Mysteries" Exhibition Slides, 1993

Box-folder 5/11

Inventory of Artist's Estate Photos and Slides, 1985-1993