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Downtown Collection at the Fales Library: Downtown Finding Aids

Guide to the Downtown Collection at the Fales Library at New York University

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Downtown Collection Finding Aids

A's Events Flyers Collection, 1979-1987

Kathy Acker Notebooks, 1968-1974

Lester Afflick Papers, ca. 1975-1998

A.I.R. Gallery Archives, ca. 1972-2006

Robert Alexander Papers, 1962-1987

Peter Lewis Allen Collection of Safe Sex Pamphlets, 1974-2007 (bulk 1980-1999

Mark Hall Amitin/ World of Culture for the Performing Arts, Inc. Archive, 1946-2001

Jarrod Anderson Drawings, 2006-2007

William Anthony Papers, 1976-2004

Jacki Apple Papers, 1984-2000

Artists Space Archive, 1973-2009

Alice Himelstein AREA Collection, ca. 1983-1987

Between C & D Archive, ca. 1983-1990

Blackout Arts Collective Archive, 1992-2011 (bulk 2001-2007)

Robert Blanchon Papers and Collection, 1985-2006

Mark Bloch Postal Art Network (PAN) Archive, 1978-2012

Jay Blotcher Papers, ca. 1987-2001

Scot Borofsky Papers, 1982-2007

Bern Boyle Papers, 1976 - 2000 (bulk 1979 - 1989)

Stefan Brecht Papers, 1960-2000 (bulk 1960-1980)

Libby Brown Collection on Dorothy Dean

David Burge Papers, 1947-2011

Pam Butler Good Girl Archive, ca. 1992-2011

Bill Bytsura ACT UP Photography Collection, 1981-2012 (bulk 1989-1997)

Andrea Callard Papers, 1966-2000

Joe Campbell Collection of Dorothy Dean Letters, 1964-1987

Lenora Champagne Papers, 1984-1991

Collective: Unconscious Archive, 1995-2008 (bulk 1998-2004) 

Cover Magazine Archive, ca. 1986-1999 

Dennis Cooper Papers, ca. 1970-2002

Creative Time Archives, 1973-2006 

Christopher D'Arcangelo Papers, 1965-2003 (bulk 1975-1978)

Darinka Archive, 1973-2010

Jaime Davidovich Collection, 1953-2000 

Jimmy De Sana Papers, 1954-1997 (bulk 1977-1990)

Samuel R. Delany, Jr. ("Chip") Correspondence

Dickason Papers, 1920-2000

Tim Dlugos Papers, ca. 1950-1996 (bulk 1970-1997)

Magie Dominic Acker Award

Magie Dominic Off Off-Broadway Collection, 1952-2011

Peter Dougherty Collection, 1965-2001 

Downtown Flyers and Invitations Collection, ca. 1980-1990

Chloe Dzubilo Papers, 1976-2011 (bulk 1995-2011)

Epoxy Art Group Archive, 1982-1992

Exit Art Archive, 1982-2011

Eye and Ear Theater Archive, 1979-1996

Fashion Moda Archive, 1978-1993

Avram Finkelstein Papers, 1968-2015 (bulk 1986-2014) 

Richard Foreman Papers, 1942-2004 (bulk 1969-2004) 

Laura Foreman Papers, 1949-2001

Maria Irene Fornes Papers, 1909-2005 (bulk, 1980-1999)

Lisa Fox and Curt Royston Papers, 1980-1987

Franklin Furnace Ephemera Collection, Compiled by Matthew Hogan, ca. 1970 - 2007 (bulk 1985 - 2007)

Gay Cable Network Archive, 1982-2000

A Gathering of the Tribes Archive, 1983-2006

Gay and Lesbian Pulp Fiction Collection, 1955-1988 

Jack Gelber Papers, 1938-2002 (bulk 1957-1999)

Godzilla Asian American Arts Network Archive, 1990-2003

Malcolm Goldstein Papers, 1955-2013 (bulk 1970-2000)

Daniel Goode Papers, 1960-2009 (bulk 1974-2004) 

Greenwall Foundation Archive, 1976-2011 (bulk 1991-2010)

Group Material Archive, 1976-2009 (bulk 1979-1996)

Guerrilla Girls Archive, 1985-2010

Guerrilla TV Archive, 1965-1997 

David Gurin Collection on Jack Smith

John Hall Papers, 1977-1978 

Richard Hell Papers, 1944-2003 (bulk 1969-2003) 

Bob Holman Audio/Video Poetry Collection, 1977-2002 

Gary Indiana Papers, 1976-2005 

Sarah G. Jacobson Papers, 1966-2003 (bulk 1992-2003)

Dean Johnson Papers, 1982-2007

Judson Memorial Church Archive, 1838-1995 

Alan Klein Papers, ca. 1980-1995

Christopher Knowles Papers, 1973-2014 (bulk 1973-1990)

Ron Kolm Papers, ca. 1970-2003 

Richard Kostelanetz Collection, 1961-1997

Paul Langland Papers, 1926-2011

Ed Leffingwell Jack Smith Curatorial Files, 1962-2010 (bulk 1993-1998) 

Heather Lewis Papers, 1965-2002 (bulk 1980-1999)

Sylvère Lotringer Papers and Semiotext(e) Archive 1960-2000 (Bulk 1973-2000) 

Mabou Mines Archive, 1970-1995 

Tony Martin Papers,1960-2006

Fred W. McDarrah Gay Pride Photographs Collection, 1964-1993

Mendez Mural Community Garden Collection, 1996-2000

Larry Miller Fluxus Collection, 1976-2011

Mix Collection, 1970-2001 (bulk 1987-2001)

Linda Mary Montano Papers, 1942-2014 

Frank Moore Papers, 1971-2003

William Ryder Mathers Collection of David Wojnarowicz and Montanna, 1989-1990 

Patty Mucha Papers, 1954-2011

Anthony Napoli Collection of David Wojnarowicz Letters

New Museum Library Lucy Lippard Collection, 1962-2005 (bulk 1977-1995)

NIGHTCLUBBING Archive by Pat Ivers and Emily Armstrong, 1970-2009 (bulk 1975-1980)

Annina Nosei Gallery Archive, 1963-2009

"Not Only This, But New Language Beckons Us" Exhibition Archive, 2013

Only Human, HIV-negative Gay Men in the AIDS Epidemic Archive, 1995-1996

Palladium Flyers Collection, ca. 1985–1987

April Palmieri Papers, 1980–1990

Paper Tiger Television Archive, 1981–2008

Parasite Archive, 1966-1999 (bulk 1966–1999)

Wendy Perron's "Concepts in Performance," in The Soho Weekly News Collection, 1976-1978 

Felice Picano Collection on SeaHorse Press and Gay Presses of New York

Amos Poe Papers, 1966–2005

Harold and Joyce Pomeroy Schwartz Public Art Archive, 1961–2009 (bulk 1976-2005)

Public Art Fund Archive, 1966–2009

Pyramid Club Flyers Collection, ca. 1980s

Queer / Art / Film Collection, 2012–2011

Yvonne Rainer Grand Union performance videotape collection, 1972 

Redtape Archive, ca. 1972–1992 (bulk 1982–1992) 

Red Hot Organization Collection, 1990–2002 

REPOhistory Archive, 1911–1999 (bulk 1989–1999)

Hunter Reynolds Papers and Collection, 1980–2007 (bulk 1993–2007)

Larry Rivers Papers, 1952-2010

Curt Royston Papers, 1987-2000

Johnny Science Papers, 1968-2003

Scott and Gary Show Archive, ca. 1983-1989 

Terence Sellers Papers, 1967-2000

Sylvère Lotringer Papers and Semiotext(e) Archive 1960-2000 (bulk 1973-2000)

Sensitive Skin Magazine Archive 

Serpent's Tail/ High Risk Books Archive, ca. 1990-1997

Jack Smith Papers, 1891-1990 (bulk 1963/1985)

Split Britches Archive, 1978-2000

Stuart Sherman Papers, 1945-2001 (bulk 1961-2001)

Michelangelo Signorile Papers ca. 1985-2000 

Ira Silverberg Papers, 1980-2007 

Ed Smith Papers, 1974-2005 (bulk 1978-2004) 

Lee Snider Photograph Collection, ca. 1977-2009 

Sparrow Papers, ca. 1970-2000 

Marita Sturken Papers, 1958-1987

Nelson Sullivan Video Collection, 1983-1989

Lynne Tillman Papers, 1939-2008 (bulk 1984-2006) 

David Trinidad Papers, 1970-1998 

Ubu Repertory Theater Script Collection, ca. 1982-1994

John Vaccaro and the Play-House of the Ridiculous Papers

Ronald Vance Papers

John Watts Papers, 1945-1982 (bulk 1970-1979)

Martha Wilson Papers, 1950-2009 (bulk 1964-2006)

Bob Witz Papers/Appearances Magazine, ca. 1980-1996

David Wojnarowicz Papers, ca. 1954-1992 

David Wojnarowicz / Janine Pommy Vega Letters, 1976-1980

Martin Wong Papers, ca. 1982-1999

Guide to Nancy Woolley / Montanna Houston Correspondence, 1975-2015 (bulk 1975-1985)

Nick Zedd Papers, 1963-2010

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