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Rapoport (Sonya) Pictorial Material from the Sonya Rapoport Papers
BANC PIC 2015.038  
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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Arrangement
  • Biography
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Related Materials
  • Scope and Content
  • Conditions Governing Use

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library
    Title: Pictorial material from the Sonya Rapoport papers
    Creator: Rapoport, Sonya
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC PIC 2015.038
    Physical Description: 2700 items in 5 boxes and 2 oversize folders : chiefly b&w safety film and gelatin silver prints ; 57 x 77 cm or smaller
    Date (inclusive): approximately 1950-2010
    Abstract: Chiefly photographs pertaining to Rapoport's various conceptual art projects. Some portraits and snapshot photographs of the artist are included throughout files. Also includes selections of Rapoport's artist's books and a small number of early drawings.
    Physical Location: Many of the Bancroft Library collections are stored offsite and advance notice may be required for use. For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.

    Conditions Governing Access

    NEGATIVES, SLIDES AND TRANSPARENCIES PARTIALLY PROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE: Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form. See catalog record for details.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The Pictorial material from the Sonya Rapoport papers collection was given to The Bancroft Library by Sonya Rapoport in 2014.

    Arrangement

    Organized by media type. Arranged chiefly by project, as received from the artist.

    Biography

    Sonya Rapoport was an American conceptual/digital artist. Rapoport was born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 6, 1923. She studied at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston University and New York University, where she earned a B.A. in Labor Economics in 1946. She and her husband Henry Rapoport moved to Berkeley, California in 1947. She then continued her education, earning a masters in art practice in 1949 from the University of California. In the 1970s Rapoport turned her artistic focus to electronic media, a medium in which she worked until her death in 2014.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Pictorial material from the Sonya Rapoport papers, BANC PIC 2015.038, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Processing Information

    File descriptions transcribed directly from folder labels created by Rapoport.

    Related Materials

    Sonya Rapoport papers (BANC MSS 2014/220).

    Scope and Content

    Chiefly photographs pertaining to Rapoport's various conceptual art projects. Some portraits and snapshot photographs of the artist are included throughout files. Also includes selections of Rapoport's artist's books and a small number of early drawings.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Some materials in these collections may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Rapoport, Sonya -- Pictorial works
    Women artists -- California
    Conceptual art
    Drawings
    Artists' books
    Rapoport, Sonya