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|Title:||Miscellaneous Documents from John Margolies|
|Quantity:||1 binder; .5 linear feet|
John Margolies (5/16/1940), a writer, critic and photographer, was the Assistant Editor of Architectural Record (1964-1968) before becoming associated with the American Federation of Arts (NY) as Coordinator of Experimental Programs.
In 1970 Margolies moved to Los Angeles, became a consultant to AFA, and served as guest editor of Design Quarterly, issue no. 78/79.
Ephemera and correspondence collected by John Margolies between 1968 and 1974 relating to the activities of the following groups/artists: New York Corres Sponge Dance School of Vancouver, Image Bank (Vancouver, B.C.) (and 1971 Postcard Show), Ace Space, Fat City School of Finds Arts, Decca Dance (Feb. 1974), Haus-Rucker-Co., Ray Johnson, Ant Farm (large number of letters, postcards, circulars, articles, 1970-1973), Electronyx and Onyx.
The records are open for research and contain no restricted materials.
The Miscellaneous Documents from John Margolies are the physical property of The Museum of Modern Art. Literary rights, including copyright belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with The Museum of Modern Art. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archivist.
These documents were acquired by The Museum of Modern art Library in 1978 along with a great many books, exhibition catalogs and magazines. Some of the emphemeral material was organized into the John Margolies notebook, other material was incorporated into the Museum Library's artist and subject files (see attached accounting).
Miscellaneous Documents from John Margolies, [series.folder], The Museum of Modern Art Archives, New York.
Explanation of Abbreviations
JM stands for John Margolies.
MoMA is The Museum of Modern Art.
n.d. stands for no date.
re: stands for regarding.
|||New York Corres Sponge Dance School of Vancouver, Image Bank, Ace Space Co.
Miscellaneous sheets (into Subject File)
One letter, 6/3/1968, from Ray Johnson to JM (in Spec. Coll. Notebook)
|||Ant Farm (?)
Eleven letters in envelopes, frequently unsigned and undated