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Steven Durland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: msc0787
The Papers of Steven Durland consists of 1.5 linear feet plus 1 oversize box of Durland's personal correspondence and documentation as well as artworks and other documentation from the Not Clay International Mail Art Show, co-curated by Durland and Melvin Tearle in 1977, and The Cover, co-curated by Durland and Robert Harris in 1978. In boxes 1-3, the names of artists, who contributed to these shows, are listed in alphabetical order followed by a brief description of their work and the date of their work when known. The same information is provided in box 4; however, because the works in this box are mounted for exhibition, the names of the artists are arranged according to the order of their works as they appear in the box. (Note: This collection does not contain all of the works exhibited in either the Not Clay Show or The Cover. Several works from The Cover can also be found in Artifacts of the Eternal Network.)

Dates

  • 1977-1983
  • 1977-1978

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

Extent

1.50 linear feet

Photos in boxes 1, 4 other_unmapped

Abstract

Writer, sculptor, performance artist, and editor of High Performance magazine. Personal correspondence and documentation as well as artworks and other documentation from the Not Clay International Mail Art Show, co-curated by Durland and Melvin Tearle in 1977, and The Cover, co-curated by Durland and Robert Harris in 1978.

Source of Acquisition

The majority of these papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Steven Durland. Small donations were also made by Fred Truck and Buster Cleveland.

Related Materials

This is an Alternative Traditions in Contemporary Art collection.
Language of description
eng

Repository Details

Part of the University of Iowa Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries
Iowa City IA 52242 IaU
319-335-5921
319-335-5900 (Fax)