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Finding Aid to Christine Kristen Burning Man Ephemera collection 1993-2022 SFH 739
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This is a collection of ephemera collected by Christine "LadyBee" Kristen, Burning Man's Archivist and Art Collection Manager. Collected ephemera include flyers, photographs, posters, maps, bandanas, patches, clippings, calendars, and a small amount of uncategorized objects from Burning Man festivals dating from 1998 through 2022. This collection also contains print copies of the Burning Man Journal from 1993-2007.
Christine "LadyBee" Kristen, born February 18th, 1952, is Burning Man's Archivist, Art Collection Manager and Photo Gallery editor. She was Burning Man's art curator from 1999 to 2008, where she managed the art and art grant programs, the archives, and the Image Gallery. She also wrote content for the Burning Man website, worked with the ARTery, and taught about the art of Burning Man. She left in 2008 to work for an arts startup but returned in 2012 as the art collection curator and archivist.
4 cartons, 1 flat box, 1 oversize flat box (7 Cubic Feet)
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance.