Sous-fonds MsC-181-1 - Judith Marcuse Projects

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Judith Marcuse Projects

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  • 1978-[before 2015] (Creation)

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963 cm of textual records
538 photographs : b&w prints
442 photographs : col. prints
447 photographs : b&w negatives
394 photographs : col. negatives
1364 photographs : col. slides
293 contact sheets
145 video cassettes : VHS
33 video cassettes : Umatic
12 video cassettes : betacam
4 video cassettes : betacam sp
148 video cassettes : miniDV
21 video cassettes : betamax
11 video cassette : Hi8
10 video cassettes : VHS-C
2 video cassettes : 8mm:
21 optical discs : dvd
147 optical discs : cd
4 optical discs : mini disc
10 cassettes : DAT
4 video reels : 16mm
7 video reels : helical scans
56 audio reels : 1/4" tape
2 audio reels : 1/2" tape
48 audio cassettes : 1/4" tape
1 video reel : 1" tape
13 computer disks : zip
1 t-shirt ; 2 thumb drives
4 hard drives
1 laptop
84 computer disks : 3.5" floppy
3 pieces of cloth

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The majority of records from this fonds are located in Sous-fonds 1: Judith Marcuse Projects (1978-[before 2015]), the content of which predominately consists of business records (particularly requests for grants and donations), promotional materials, media clippings, photographs, correspondence, sound recordings, and moving images associated with various projects conceived and executed over the years.
This sous-fonds has been divided into 9 series – some general and some project-specific. For project-specific series a set of 5 standardized sub-series were assigned (when appropriate) in order to better facilitate access. The 9 series are – Series 1: Administrative records – general (1978-2010); Series 2: Air project (2006); Series 3: Earth project (2001-2009; Series 4: Financial records – general (1981-2010); Series 5: Fire project (1998-2009); Series 6: ICE project (1994-2006); Series 7: Kiss Project (1992-2001); Series 8: Productions/performance records – general (1979-[2001?]); and Series 9: Promotional records – general (1971-2009).

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Some files in this sous-fonds are restricted, as are some videotape, due to the sensitive or personal nature of their content. Please consult the Archivist if you require access.

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Most professional photographs taken in this sous-fonds are the work of David Cooper

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  • Archival box - standard: MsC 181 - Boxes 9-92
  • Archival box - standard: MsC 181 - Boxes 94-120
  • Archival box - standard: MsC 181 - Poster tube 1
  • Archival box - standard: MsC 181 - Oversized folders 1-3