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INVENTORY OF THE HENRY HOPKINS PAPERS, 1950-2005
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Container List

Box 1-2

Writings by Hopkins

Box 2-3

Newspaper and magazine articles about Hopkins

Box 3-4

Juries

Box 4-6

Lectures by Hopkins

Box 6

Biography

Box 6

Archives of American Art oral history of Henry Hopkins, 1937

Box 6

College of Idaho, 1937

Box 6

Chicago Art Institute, 1937, 1954-1955

Box 6

Military Service, 1952-1954

Box 7

Looking at Modern Painting class at UCLA Extension, 1957-1963

Box 7

First Exhibition organized by Henry Hopkins, UCLA, 1960

Box 7

Huysman Gallery, 1959-1960

Box 7

Hopkins controversy with Lester Longman, Chairman of UCLA Art Dept., 1961

Box 7

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) publications

Box 7

West Coast Now exhibition, Feb 1968

Box 7

Rick Brown resignation from Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), 1965

Box 7-8

Hopkins leaving Los Angeles for Fort Worth

Box 8

Texas Governors Conference Keynote, 1968

Box 8

Venice Biennale, 1970

Box 8

Forth Worth Drawing Show controversy

Box 8

Hopkins leaving Fort Worth for San Francisco

Box 8-9

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1973-1986

Box 9

Artist Soap Box Derby, San Francisco, 1975

Scope and Content Note

Slides and color photographs
Box 10

Henry Tyler Hopkins exhibition

Box 10

Lifelong Learning

Box 10

Los Angeles Art Research Project, 1988

Scope and Content Note

See audiovisual tapes.
Box 10

UCLA Appointment to Art Dept. Chair, 1991

Box 11

UCLA and Hammer Museum Agreement

Box 11

Exhibition at Vice President's House, 1980

Scope and Content Note

Selected by Hopkins.
Box 11

Honorary Degrees and honors

Box 11

Teaching evaluations

Box 12

PCC Sculptures Garde Project

Box 12

Hammer Codex Issues, publicity

Box 12

UCLA and Hammer Merger

Box 13

Frederick Weisman Art Foundation, 1986-1991

Box 13

Leaving San Francisco for Los Angeles

Box 14

50th Anniversary San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1985

Box 14-16

Artist correspondence

Box 16-17

Art and museum related correspondence

Box 17

Photographs

Scope and Content Note

Mostly black-and-white.
Box 18

Photographs

Scope and Content Note

Mostly black-and-white, with some slides.
Box 19

First Amendment Blacklist Project

Box 19

Holocaust Memorial, San Francisco, 1985

Box 19

California Art Project, Getty Grant

Box 19

Judy Chicago

Box 20

Joseph Albers

Box 20

Philip Guston

Box 20

Clyfford Still

Box 21

Correspondence with Clyfford Still

Box 21-22

Public service

Box 23

"Sunshine & Noir: Art in L.A. 1960-1997," exhibit

Box 24

A life in Art, Henry Tyler Hopkins, volumes I and II

Scope and Content Note

Oral history conducted by University of California, Los Angeles, Oral History Project.
Box 25

"Sunshine & Noir" slides

Scope and Content Note

Slides re-housed in same order as in original; see repository regarding copyright.
Box 26-28

Video recordings, 1985-2000, undated

Henry Hopkins video recordings (digital version available on-site only)

Scope and Content Note

All original videos are VHS cassettes and have been numbered by the repository: V1-V36. All videos have been reformatted.
 

Interviews with Henry Hopkins, 1985-1998

Box 26, Item V1

The Joan Quinn Profiles, April 1994

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 26, Item V2

Art the Video Monthly, 1990

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 26, Item V3

Robert Arneson, German Expressionism, 1985

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 26, Item V4

Art Donors / Frederick Weisman: The World Today CNN-TV, 1990 January 24

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 26, Item V5

Life and Times, 1998 September 23

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) (27 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
 

Events, symposia, exhibitions, 1988-2000, undated

Box 26, Item V6

Weisman Art Awards, 1991 May 23

Scope and Content Note

Held at LACMA, Bing Theatre. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 26, Item V7

Blue Star Art Space Presents: Ferus to the Future, undated

Scope and Content Note

With Ed and Nancy Kienholz and Henry Hopkins. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 26, Item V8

LAX: The Los Angeles Exhibition, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 26, Item V9

Art in L.A. (German television), 1988 August 18

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) (48 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 26, Item V10

U.S. House of Representatives: Debate of House bill 5311, funding for UDC to house The Dinner Party, 1990 July 26

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 26, Item V11

Goode, McMillan, Ruscha exhibition, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 26, Item V12

Friends of John Altoon: A Tribute, May 2000

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) (74 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 26, Item V13

Right Turn on Red: Billy Al Bengston, undated

Scope and Content Note

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

Conversations at the Geffen (From the Beat Generation to the Millenium - Conversations on Art in L.A.), 1998

Box 27, Item V19-V20

The Beat Goes On: L.A. from the 1950s to the Mid-1960s, 1998 October 26

Scope and Content Note

2 videocassettes (VHS) (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 2 cassettes]
Box 27, Item V21-V22

Power to the People: L.A. from the Late 1960s through the 1970s, 1998 November 2

Scope and Content Note

2 videocassettes (VHS) (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 2 cassettes]
Box 27, Item V23-V24

Global L.A.: The 1980s and 1990s, 1998 November 9

Scope and Content Note

2 videocassettes (VHS) (180 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 2 cassettes]
 

Sunshine & Noir Documentation

Scope and Content Note

12 videocassettes.
Box 28, Item V25-V29

1998 November 16

Scope and Content Note

5 videocassettes (VHS) (150 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 5 cassettes]
Box 28, Item V30-V31

1998 November 30

Scope and Content Note

2 videocassettes (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 2 cassettes]
Box 28, Item V32-V33

1998 December 7

Scope and Content Note

2 videocassettes (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 2 cassettes]
Box 28, Item V34-V36

1998 December 21

Scope and Content Note

3 videocassettes (VHS) (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. [recording consists of 3 cassettes]
 

Collections and artist tapes, 1988-1995, undated

Box 27, Item V14

The Marcia Simon Weisman Collection, March 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) (68 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 27, Item V15

Frank Gehry, PBS Special, July 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 27, Item V16

Puddles: Sculptures by Peter Alexander, 1995 April 5

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) (12 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 27, Item V17

Diana Wong: Labyrinth, 1994

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 27, Item V18

Debbie Han, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Box 29-30

Audio recordings

Henry Hopkins audio recordings (digital version available on-site only)

Scope and Content Note

Audiocassettes hold interviews and oral histories with artists, gallerists, curators, and collectors (C1-C35). Radio programs that included Hopkins and others talking about art are recorded on C36-C48. Cassettes have been numbered C1-C48 by the repository. All audiocassettes have been reformatted.
Box 29

C1 - Asher, Betty, Los Angeles, 2 March 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 audiocassettes of 2.
See also C2.
Box 29

C2 - Bengston, Billy Al; Betty Asher undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Smithsonian oral histories. 2nd half of side B contains interview with Betty Asher. See also C1.
Box 29

C3 - Blum, Irving, 16 May, 1986

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
About Ferus gallery.
Box 29

C4 - Burkhardt, Hans, Los Angeles, 26 Apr 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 29

C5 - Coplans, John, 13 July 1987, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 29

C6 - Copley, Claire, New York, 27 Aug 2003

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C7 - Cowles, Charles, New York, 25 Aug 2003

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C8 - Dwan, Virginia, New York, 8 Nov 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C9 - Factor, Betty and Monte, 18 Jan 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C10 - Fenichel, Lilly, 15 Mar 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C11 - Fischinger, Elfriede, 30 Mar 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C12 - Gersh, Philip and Beatrice, 25 Feb 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C13 - Grinstein, Elyse and Stanley, 22 Feb 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 29

C14 - Halff, Robert, 28 Jan 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C15 - Hazelette, Joan, Los Angeles, 28 Feb 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C16 - Holloway, Sterling

Scope and Content Note

Sound cassette is missing.
Box 29

C17 - Janss, Edwin, in his home, 25 Aug 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 29

C18 - Kantor, Paul, 14 Mar 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 29

C19 - Kauffman, Craig, 15 Jan 1986, 24 Jan 1986

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 29

C20 - Landau, Felix, Los Angeles, 26 Apr 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 29

C21 - Leffingwell, Edward, with Irving Blum, 5 Aug 1988

Scope and Content Note

3 sound cassettes of 3.
With Irving Blum on tapes 2 and 3.
Box 29

C22 - Lundeberg, Helen in her studio, Los Angeles, 19 Dec 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C23 - Mason, John, in his studio, 14 Sep 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C24 - Moses, Edward, 14 Jan 1986, 21 Jan 1986

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 29

C25 - Myers, Barton, 7 Oct 1994

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C26 - Nelson, Rolf, Richman Valley, Staten Island, N.Y., 8 Nov 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 29

C27 - Nosei, Annina, New York, 28 Aug 2003

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C28 - Price, Vincent, 3 Apr 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C29 - Rowan, Robert and Vivian, 22 Nov 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C30 - Ruscha, Edward, by Dave Hicks [?] undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C31 - Tuckman, Maurice, New York, 29 Aug 2003

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C32 - Wayne, June, at her home in Los Angeles (Tamerind), 31 Jul 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 29

C33 - Weber, John, New York City gallery, 12 Nov 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 29

C34 - Weisman, Marcia, 2 Feb 1989

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 29

C35 - Wilder, Nicholas, interviewed by Ruth Bowman, Sep 1988

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 30

C36 - ArtLA '87 Art Fair, Hosted by Ara Guzelimian and Larry Stein, ARTS/LA, KCRW radio, 14 Dec 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 30

C37 - Mayor Tom Bradley, Henry Hopkins, Frederick R. Weisman, and Nora Halpern Brougher, ARTS/LA, KCRW radio, 30 May 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 30

C38 - Backstage at Royce #8725, Henry Hopkins with Hilton Kramer, 18 Apr 1987

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 30

C39 - Backstage at Royce #8944, Henry Hopkins with Peter Norton and Paul Shimmfi, 26 Dec 1989

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 30

C40 - Backstage California, Henry Hopkins, Eli Broad, Barbara Piper et al, 29 Jan 1996

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 30

C41 - Backstage California, Robert Hughes, KKGO radio, undated

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 30

C42 - Backstage L.A, Henry Hopkins, KKGO radio, 5 Apr 1998

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 30

C43 - Hopkins, Henry, 16 Aug 1988

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
R (?) and Hopkins talking about grant proposal.
Box 30

C44 - Hopkins, Henry, home of R.N., 8-9 Jul 1994

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 30

C45 - Hopkins, Henry and Elise Haas

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Voice tracks.
Box 30

C46 - Hopkins and Kramer, "Museums' Future," YWHA, 7 Dec 1987

Scope and Content Note

2 sound cassettes of 2.
Box 30

C47 - Hopkins, Henry on Manuel Neri, Florida

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 30

C48 - Kienholz, Ed, Nancy Kienholz, and Henry Hopkins, panel discussion at Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, panel 3 of "Ferus to the Future," 11 Mar 1994

Scope and Content Note

1 sound cassette.
Box 31-32

Publications

Scope and Content Note

See detailed list in repository; publications will be transferred to Getty Research Library collection.
Oversize 1**

"War Babies," posters

Scope and Content Note

Four different versions, with signatures of artists, one from the James Corcoran Gallery (Santa Monica, Calif.).