Jimmy De Sana Papers Bulk, 1977-1990 1954-1997

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Jimmy De Sana Papers Bulk, 1977-1990 1954-1997

The Jimmy De Sana papers provide documentation of De Sana's career as an artist and commercial photographer. The collection consists of photographic prints, slides, negatives, clippings, posters, reviews, and photographic equipment and other objects. The bulk of the material covers 1977-1990, although the collection spans the mid 1950s-1997.

31.0 linear feet; (79 boxes)

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Churikova, Inna

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Curtis, Jackie, 1947-1985

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Simmons, Laurie, 1949

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Battcock, Gregory, 1937-1980

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Sellers, Terence

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Byrne, David, 1952-....

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Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987

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Acconci, Vito, 1940-....

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Nudeback, Gail

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McCormick, Carlo.

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Stefanotti, Robert, 1947-....

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Bidlo, Mike

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Smith, Patti

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Anderson, Laurie, 1947-....

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Bourdon, David

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Hell, Richard

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Eno, Brian, 1948-

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Johnson, Ray, 1927-1995

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White, James C. (James Charles), 1956-

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Dlugos, Tim

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