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Business & Research materials, Series 1 ca. 1996-2005

Physical Description: 6 document boxes

Scope and Content Summary

This series contains some biographical material, drawings, notebooks, diaries, sales list, loans, teaching materials, printed appearences, and slides.
box 1

Biographical material, artist statements, etc., 1996-2005

box 1

Sales, Museums, Grants, Exhibit Loans, 1990-2003

box 1

Exhibits, appearances in magazines, programs, announcements

box 1

undated

box 1

1980-1989

box 1

1990-1995

box 2

1996-1999

box 2

1990-1999

box 2

2000-2006

box 2

Announcements & programs, 1997-2001

box 2

Reference material, n.d.

box 2

3 notebooks, 1990-2001

box 5

Photos of art work, Shoes; Drawings, 1983-1997

box 3

2 diaries, 7 notebooks, ca. 1990s

box 4

4 notebooks, ca. 1980-1990s

box 4

Notebook: "Pro Deo et Ecclesia . . .", n.d.

box 4

Teaching, 2000

box 4

Group Show - Cabrillo Gallery, 2006

box 5

Biblioteca Memoria, 1999

box 5

Red Shoe Reader, 1992-2000

Box 6-8

Slides 1978-1999

 

Biblioteca Memoria, Series 2 ca. 1997-1999

Physical Description: 64 objects

Scope and Content Summary

This series contains some of the objects from the installation "Bibliotheca Memoria".
In 1997 Gaza began work on "Bibliotheca Memoria", a life size library built from salvaged metals and assorted detritus. First viewed in September 1999 at Couturier Gallery, Los Angeles, the work has been installed at four other venues: Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, University of California Santa Cruz; Special Collections, McHenry Library, University of California Santa Cruz; Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, California; and JFK University Arts Annex, Berkeley in connection with Women's Environmental Artist Symposium 2001.
box 9

Metal slide box - empty - "O-P" #7, ms0293_obj_0045 1997-1999

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Metal slide box - empty - "Q-S" #8, ms0293_obj_0046 1997-1999

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Metal slide box w/magnifying glass inset in cover, inside cover inset w/knobs, keys - rope, slides. corked bottle of water - "K-L" #5, ms0293_obj_0047 1997-1999

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Metal slide box - empty - "A-B" #1, ms0293_obj_0048 1997-1999

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Metal slide box w/metal magnifying glass, metal engraving block of "bowling pins" and wood/metal engraving of people" - "M-N" #6, ms0293_obj_0044 1997-1999

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Metal slide box w/vertebrate, telephone rotary dial, round cardboard box - "T-V" #9, ms0293_obj_0049 1997-1999

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box 10

Metal slide box - empty - "W-Z" #10, ms0293_obj_0050 1997-1999

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box 10

Metal slide box w/ double glass display areas. Inside: contains lace, beads, buttons, ribbons, grommets, etc., ms0293_obj_0051 1997-1999

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Blue metal box w/2 working gears. Inside: red metal notebook w/ wire mesh pages, gears, ms0293_obj_0057 1997-1999

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Metal slide box w/wire mesh book on cover & chain attached. Inside: w/lighter, c-clamp, chain links, spring, bolt, etc., ms0293_obj_0052 1997-1999

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Metal book on cover w/chain attached. Inside: w/ spring, nut & bolt, ball bearings, metal bits, ms0293_obj_0053 1997-1999

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Black leather covered wood box w/ mirror shard inbedded. Inside: w/ 'pages' of lace, wire mesh, plastic, netting, etc., ms0293_obj_0054 1997-1999

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Black metal box w/ imbedded cheese grater on cover & plastic insulator, chain attached to cover. Inside: w/sheet metal & wire mesh pages, ms0293_obj_0058 1997-1999

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Black metal chain, 1/2" link, ms0293_obj_0059 1997-1999

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Galvanized metal chain, 1 1/2" link w/metal hook at end, ms0293_obj_0060 1997-1999

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Metal box w/ chrome handle & chain attached. Inside: w/mirror, wire coil, bolt, ear plug, mirror clip, etc., ms0293_obj_0055 1997-1999

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Metal box w/ bike chain & mirror on cover w/chain attached. Inside: w/ mirror, coiled saw blade, wire mesh, ms0293_obj_0056 1997-1999

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Blue metal box w/ working gears on front cover, chain attached; Inside: chain driven gears, orange metal notebook w/die, gears, wire mesh pages, ms0293_obj_0064 1997-1999

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Wood box w/ chain saw blade & wire mesh imbedded on cover: Inside: metal tool box w/wooden balls & metal hooks (floats), metal pages w/ smashed bottle caps, aluminum rounds, mesh, etc., ms0293_obj_0061 1997-1999

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Metal 'book' w/ pipe binding, wire mesh page, saw blade page, tail light page, etc., ms0293_obj_0062 1997-1999

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Metal 'book' w/ pipe binding, Wire mesh page w/purple bits, saw blade & copper page, stove difuser page, etc., ms0293_obj_0063 1997-1999

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Multi-colored metal tray book, 8 pages, ms0293_obj_0040 1997-1999

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Metal slide box w/ nutmeg grater - otherwise empty - "E-G", ms0293_obj_0041 1997-1999

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Metal slide box w/hinged & unhinged playing cards, empty frame & metal page - "H-J" #4, ms0293_obj_0042 1997-1999

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Box 16

Metal slide box w/cloth doll, burnt candles, 4 2x2" slides, filled vials, men's 15 1/2" paper collar, lighter, bits & pieces - "C-D" #2, ms0293_obj_0043 1997-1999

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Floor Lamp, ms0293_obj_0001 1997-1999

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#1 Desk Lamp, ms0293_obj_0002 1997-1999

 

#2 Desk lamp, ms0293_obj_0003 1997-1999

 

#1 Bookcase (wall), ms0293_obj_0004 1997-1999

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#2 Bookcase (wall), ms0293_obj_0005 1997-1999

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Small desktop book shelf, ms0293_obj_0006 1997-1999

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Small bookcase, ms0293_obj_0007 1997-1999

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Book cart w/attached book cradle, yellow, ms0293_obj_0008 1997-1999

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Book cart w/attached book cradle and chained book, green, ms0293_obj_0009 1997-1999

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Book cart w/attached book cradle and book attached, rusted metal, ms0293_obj_0010 1997-1999

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1 decorative tin panel, fan motif, ms0293_obj_0011 1997-1999

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#1 Wood/metal bookshelf, ms0293_obj_0012 1997-1999

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#2 Wood/metal bookshelf, ms0293_obj_0013 1997-1999

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#3 Wood/metal bookshelf, ms0293_obj_0014 1997-1999

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Red pedestal table w/attached book cradle, ms0293_obj_0015 1997-1999

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#1 metal fold up chair, folded, ms0293_obj_0016 1997-1999

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#2 metal fold up chair, folded, ms0293_obj_0017 1997-1999

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#3 metal fold up chair, folded, ms0293_obj_0018 1997-1999

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#4 metal fold up chair, folded, ms0293_obj_0019 1997-1999

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#5 metal fold up chair, folded, ms0293_obj_0020 1997-1999

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#6 metal fold up chair, folded, ms0293_obj_0021 1997-1999

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#7 metal fold up chair, folded, ms0293_obj_0022 1997-1999

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#8 metal fold up chair, folded, ms0293_obj_0023 1997-1999

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1 metal mesh side chair, ms0293_obj_0024 1997-1999

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1 metal mesh garden arm chair, ms0293_obj_0025 1997-1999

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1 metal/wood chair, ms0293_obj_0026 1997-1999

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1 table, ms0293_obj_0027 1997-1999

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1 metal sign "Biblioteca Memoria", ms0293_obj_0028 1997-1999

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1 metal table frame w/o top, ms0293_obj_0029 1997-1999

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1 metal school desk, ms0293_obj_0030 1997-1999

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1 round metal mesh patio table w/attached book cradle, approx. 24" diameter, ms0293_obj_0031 1997-1999

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#1 roll of sheet metal, blue outside, ms0293_obj_0032 1997-1999

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#2 roll of sheet metal, blue outside, ms0293_obj_0033 1997-1999

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#3 roll of sheet metal, blue outside w/wood grain paper lining, ms0293_obj_0034 1997-1999

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#4 roll of sheet metal, blue outside w/wood grain paper lining, ms0293_obj_0035 1997-1999

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#1 Metal grate, ms0293_obj_0036 1997-1999

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#2 Metal grate, ms0293_obj_0037 1997-1999

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1 Metal square pedestal table, ms0293_obj_0038 1997-1999

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Metal table/desk w/metal scroll work [ms0293_obj_0006 is the bookshelf made for this table/desk], ms0293_obj_0039 1997-1999

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