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Bomb Magazine records, 1978-2017

Series I: Administrative Records, 1981-2003

Series I holds the administrative records of Bomb Magazine. This series is arranged in three subseries: Art Program, Development and Finances, and Website.

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Subseries I.1: Art Program, 1981-2003

The Art Program records document the planning and execution of this financially based initiative. The files consist of artist's biographical material, correspondence, reviews, exhibition catalogues, artist catalogues, and press clippings. Visual material is well represented in the form of photographs and slides of the individual pieces of art. Some digital files may be found in this subseries containing scanned images of artwork and word documents concerning the artists and their work. Several original pieces of artwork are held in the collection by the artists Keith Haring, William Wegman, Billy Copley, and Tina Girouard.


General Administrative and Financial Records



Box 18, 37, 52, 89 Correspondence, undated



Box 82 Digital files--Floppy Disks, undated, (3 1/2 inches)



Box 18, 37, 52 Donation Records, undated


Box 18, 37, 52 Donor Lists, undated


Box 18, 37, 52 Financial Statements, undated


Box 18, 37, 52 Press Releases, undated


Box 18, 37, 52 Publicity Materials, undated


General Artist Records



Box 19, 37 Biographical Material, undated


Box 19, 37 Contracts, undated


Box 19, 37 Correspondence, undated



Box 19 Digital files--CD-R, undated



Box 19, 37 Digital files--Zip Disks, undated


Box 19, 37 Printed Material--General, 1998



Box 63 Printed Material--Artist's Catalogs, 1995-2003


Art



Box 13V-J-5 Copley, Billy--"Absolut #1,", 1999



Mapcase 13V-J-5 Girouard, Tina--"Voodoo & Vodka" and "Louisiana Spirits,", 1991


Mapcase 13V-J-5 Haring, Keith--"One Hundred Cocks for Verlane and Richard,", 1985 June 11


Mapcase 13V-J-5 Les Enfants Terrible. Children of the Game by Philip Glass and Susan Marshall, undated


Mapcase 13V-J-5 Speak Theater and Film! , undated



Box 105 Martinez, Daniel J.--"Freedom Is,", 1990 December 1


Art--Photographs



Box 45, 52 General, undated



Box 19 Ando, Joe--Oils on Paper, 1995


Box 19 Bleckner, Ross, undated



Box 37 Graupe-Pillard, Grace--"Manipulation/Massacre,", undated


Box 37 Morley, Malcolm--Images of Four Watercolors, 1985-1989


Art--Slides



Box 45 General, undated



Box 19 Acconci Studio--"A City That Rides the Garbage Dump,", 1999


Box 19 Artist Studio Benefit Tour, 2000 April 29


Box 19 Barney, Tina, undated


Box 19 Bedia, Jose, undated--Chromogenic Prints, 1988-1990


Box 19 Bidlo--"Not Warhol (Brillo Box),", 1991


Box 19 Bloom, Barbara--"Untitled,", 1988


Box 19 Casebere, James--"Four Flooded Archies from Right,", 1999


Box 19 Chandler, Michael--Oil on Paper, 1994-1996



Box 37 Charlesworth, Sarah--"Text,", 1994



Box 19 Charlesworth, Sarah--"Levitating Buddha,", undated


Box 19 Chu, Anne--"House with Bamboo Trees and Court Lady" (detail), 1999


Box 19 Copley, Billy, 1992-1995


Box 19 Coyne, Petah--"Untitled (#1018P-01),", 2001


Box 19 Crane, Gregory, 1991-1999


Box 19 Elliot, Jeremy, 2000


Box 19 Ess, Barbara--"Wildlife" Photograph, 1996


Box 19 Fischer, R.M., 1992-1994


Box 19 Fishman, Louise--"Double Dutch,", 1994


Box 19 Fowler, Roy, 1994-1995


Box 19 Goldin, Nan--"Cookie at a Restaurant, Positano,", 1986


Box 19 Greenbaum, Joanne--"Untitled,", 2000


Box 19 Hamilton, Mary--Oil on Canvas, 1994-1995


Box 19 Haring, Keith--"One Hundred Cocks for Verlane and Richard,", 1985 June 11


Box 19 Harper, Sharon--"Flug (Flight),", 2000


Box 19 Hatoum, Mona--"T42,", 1993-1998


Box 19 Heighstein, 1998


Box 19 Heilmann, May--"Barstow,", 1995



Box 37 Howland, R.--"Big Drawings,", 1993



Box 19 Hudson, Judith, 1993, 2001, 1993, 2001


Box 19 Jaudon, Valerie--"Slightly Dangerous,", undated


Box 19 Jimenez, Ivelisse--Painting, undated


Box 19 Kalina, Richard--"Attorney,"1999


Box 19 Kapp, David--"Early Morning Sidewalk,", 2000



Box 52 Lemieux, Annette--"Motherland,", 1993



Box 19 Leonard, Zoe--"Horse,", 1994


Box 19 Lethbridge--"Untitled,", 2001


Box 19 McClelland, Suzanne--"A Kind and Encouraging Word,", 2000


Box 19 Means, Amanda--"Flower (Number 26),", 1996


Box 19 Milhazes, Beatriz--"Ovale,", 2002


Box 19 Muniz, Vik--"The raft of medusa (from pictures of chocolate),", 1999


Box 19 Neshat, Shirin--"Untitled (Rapture Series-Women Pushing Boat),", 1999


Box 19 Newman, Laura--"Untitled,", 2001


Box 19 Owens, Bill--Painting, undated


Box 19 Pozzi, Lucio--"Knot Gone,", 1998


Box 19 Schwartz, E.--"Untitled,", 1981


Box 19 Seator, Glen, undated


Box 19 Shapiro, Joel--"Untitled,", 1995


Box 19 Siena, James--"Detroit,", 1998


Box 19 Siverthorne, Jean, undated


Box 19 Steir, Pat--"A Walk in the Woods,", 2000


Box 19 Stuart, Michelle--"Brookings LXXXIII,", undated



Box 37 Sugiura, Kunie--"Stacks. Tulips. A4. positive 2/2,", 1995



Box 19 Tomaselli, Fred--Collages, 1999-2000


Box 19 Uglow, Alan, undated


Box 19 Westfall, Stephen--"S-13,", 1995


Box 19 Zittel, Andrea--"Study for A-Z Perfected Pillow,", undated



Box 19, 45 Unidentified, undated


Miscellaneous Art Correspondence Archive



Box 152 Jill Moser


Box 152 Elizabeth Payne


Box 152 Adelle Lutz


Box 152 A Conversation Between Krystyna Borkowska and Alan Scarritt


Box 152 Benefit Slides, 2003


Box 152 Archive


Box 152 Miscellaneous Archive


Box 152 Slides


Box 152 Cassette with Illegible Label


Box 152 Correspondence of Betsy Sussler


Subseries I.2: Development and Finances, 1985-2003

Subseries Two is comprised of records concerning the fiscal operations ofBOMB Magazine. Included are budgets and ledgers, correspondence with board members and donors, donor lists, general mailing lists, financial statements, contracts in regards to otherBOMB publications, subscription and distribution information. There are also records for grant applications, most notably the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA).


General, undated



Box 18, 74 Advertising Contracts, 1985-1995



Box 18 Audit, 1994 December 31



Box 94 Bank Statements, 1983-1984



Box 43 Board Members, 2001-2003



Box 74 Contracts, undated



Box 16, 43, 69, 74 Correspondence, undated



Box 71 Digital files--Floppy Disks, undated (3 ½ inches), undated



Box 18 Republic National Bank Loan Payment file, undated


Grants



Box 30 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), 1990-1996



Box 68 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)--Digital files--Floppy Disks, 1996-1999 (3 ½ inches), 1996-1999



Box 18 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), 2002 May 1-2004 May 1



Box 30 New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)--Application Materials, 1990-1996



Box 57 New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)--Application Materials, 1996-1997



Box 18 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), 1998



Box 9 Ledger, undated



Box 18 Sitting Pretty Benefit, 1998-1999, 2001-2003, 1998-1999, 2001-2003



Box 57 Sitting Pretty Benefit, 1999-2000


Subscriptions



Box 20 Agreements, 2000-2002


Box 20 Billing Statements, 2000-2002



Box 74 Correspondence, 1985-1995



Box 68 Digital files--Floppy Disks, undated (3 ½ inches), undated



Box 20 Distributors, 2000-2002


Box 20 Anderson News Company


Box 20 Armadillo


Box 20 Deboer


Box 20 Desert Moon


Box 20 Doormouse


Box 20 Eastern News


Box 20 International Periodical Distributors


Box 20 Media Solutions


Box 20 Newsways


Box 20 Don Olson


Box 20 One Source


Box 20 Small Changes


Box 20 Christ Stadler


Box 20 Total Circulation Services


Box 20 Ubiquity


Box 20 Worldwide Media Service


Box 20 Ingram


Box 20 Geographical Distribution Charts, 2000-2002


Box 20 Indie Bookstores, 2000-2002


Subseries 3: Website, 1984-2003

This subseries documents the growth of theBOMB Website and the creation of the Online Archive and "BOMBLive!," a web-based interview series that was established in 2001. The bulk of the records are audio cassettes of online audio material used for "BOMBLive!" as well as cassettes of other published and unpublished interviews that are not associated with a particular issue. Printed matter consists of correspondence, legal records, such as contracts and release forms, exhibition and artist catalogues, and original manuscripts and magazine galleys created by author Phillip Lopate. Photographs, slides and negatives, or profiled artists and artwork are also found in this subseries.



Box 31 General, 2001-2002


Box 31 Contracts


Box 31 Correspondence--General



Box 43 Correspondence-MP3Lit.com



Box 31 Galleys


Box 31 Image Captions


Box 31 Material Release Forms


Box 31 Online Documentation


Box 31 Preservation Information



Box 114 Audio Archives, 1984-2003


BOMBLive!


Box 114 Audio files, 1993-



Box 55 Digital files--CD-R, 2002 December 12



Box 74 Phillip Lopate Documents, 1998