Mekas, Jonas, 1922-....

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Jonas Mekas was born in Lithuania in 1922. In 1949, Mekas emigrated with his brother to the United States, where he became interested in avant-garde film. He later began screening his own avant-garde films and publishing criticism in several different venues, including Film Culture . Mekas also founded the Anthology Film Archives, one of the world's largest collections of avant-garde films.

From the description of Jonas Mekas collection of Fluxus film loops, 1960-1970. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 234381237

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Hill, Jerome, 1905-1972. Jerome Hill papers, 1909-2001 (bulk 1909-1972). Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Varela, Willie. Willie Varela papers, ca. 1960-1995. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Boultenhouse, Charles, 1926-. Charles Boultenhouse and Parker Tyler Papers, 1927-1994. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Frank, Robert. Robert Frank miscellaneous acquisitions collection, 1967-[ongoing]. University of Arizona Libraries
referencedIn Anthology Film Archives. Essential cinema repertory collection, [ca. 1915-1972], [ca. 1960-1970] (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Mekas, Jonas, 1922- : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Charles Boultenhouse and Parker Tyler papers, 1927-1994 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Barnouw, Erik, 1908-2001. Erik Barnouw papers, 1920-1990. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Anthology Film Archives. Film stills collection, [ca. 1920-1970], [ca. 1960-1970] (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Gary Snyder Papers, 1910-2003;, (1945-2002 bulk) University of California, Davis. General Library. . Dept. of Special Collections
referencedIn Records, 1946-2000 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Anthology Film Archives. Biographical files, [ca. 1920-1985], [ca. 1960-1970] (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Photographs: Index. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Mekas, Jonas, 1922-. Jonas Mekas collection of Fluxus film loops, 1960-1970. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf MEKAS, JONAS. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Erik Barnouw Papers, 1920-1990. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Willie Varela Papers, ca. 1960-1995 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Wodening, Jane, 1936-. Jane Wodening and Stan Brakhage scrapbooks, 1958-1967. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Anthology Film Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Barnouw, Erik, 1908-2001. person
associatedWith Boultenhouse, Charles person
associatedWith Boultenhouse, Charles, 1926- person
associatedWith Frank, Robert. person
correspondedWith Harvard Law School Forum corporateBody
associatedWith Hill, Jerome, 1905-1972. person
associatedWith Jeffry, Alix person
associatedWith Snyder, Gary person
associatedWith Varela, Willie. person
associatedWith Varela, Willie. person
associatedWith Wodening, Jane, 1936- person
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Fluxus (Group of artists)--Archives
Experimental films--20th century--Archives
Art, Modern--20th century--Archives
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Birth 1922-12-24

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