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Eileen Cowin papers

Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Names:
California State University, Fullerton -- Faculty  Search this
Franconia College -- Faculty  Search this
Chiarenza, Carl  Search this
Curran, Darryl, 1935-  Search this
Gonzalez, Maria  Search this
Heinecken, Robert, 1931-  Search this
Korsower, Ellen  Search this
Larson, William  Search this
Siskind, Aaron  Search this
Extent:
14.7 Linear feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Transcriptions
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Visitors' books
Drawings
Photographs
Date:
1961-2015
Summary:
The papers of Los Angeles photo and video artist Eileen Cowin measure 14.7 linear feet and date from 1961 to 2015. The papers include biographical materials, correspondence, writings, teaching files, project files, exhibition files, printed material, video artwork and sketchbooks, sound and video recordings, an external hard drive and floppy disk, and photographic material.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Los Angeles photo and video artist Eileen Cowin measure 14.7 linear feet and date from 1961 to 2015. The papers include biographical materials, correspondence, writings, teaching files, project files, exhibition files, printed material, artwork and sketchbooks, sound and video recordings, an external hard drive and floppy disk, and photographic material.

Biographical material consists of diplomas, passports, rolodexes, faculty identification cards, legal papers, interview transcripts, and miscellaneous documents. There is one external hard drive containing computer backup files of inventories, grant files, research files, personal photographs, and photographs of artwork.

Personal and professional correspondence is with family, friends, artists, collectors, gallery owners, museums, and universities. Notable correspondents include Carl Chiarenza, Darryl Curran, Maria Gonzalez, Robert Heinecken, Ellen Korsower, William Larson, and Aaron Siskind.

Writings include notebooks, annotated appointment calendars and wall calendars, lectures, essays, drafts and notes, artists statements, guest registers, and some writings by others. A few lectures and one essay are on sound recordings.

Teaching files are mostly related to material from California State University, Fullerton. There are a few documents from Franconia College and other universities where Eileen Cowin taught workshops or had faculty appointments. The files include student evaluations, promotion notifications, and limited correspondence.

Project files include professional files, such as grant applications, artist residencies, and symposiums. Also found are art project proposals, publication agreements for art projects, and commissions,. Files contain correspondence, printed material, application forms, research notes, and photographic material.

Exhibition files include announcements, catalogs, reviews, correspondence, price lists of artwork, and assorted material for Eileen Cowin's group and solo shows. One floppy disk contains exhibition files for Drawing Connections, 1993.

Printed material consists ;primarily of clippings, exhibition catalogs, announcements, books, periodicals, and clippings.

Artwork includes 26 videocassettes of Cowin's artwork, 1 sketchbook, drawings, and a few college art projects.

Photographic material includes press prints, proofs, contact sheets, slides, negatives, transparencies, and test shots. There are photographs of installations and artwork as well as images for exhibition mock-ups. There are also batches of "research photographs" which were used for reference. There is one folder of photographs of Eileen Cowin.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 9 series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, 1961-2015 (0.8 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1969-2015 (3 linear feet; Boxes 1-4)

Series 3: Writings, 1963-2014 (1.6 linear feet; Boxes 4-6)

Series 4: Teaching Files, 1974-2008 (0.3 linear feet, Box 6)

Series 5: Project Files, 1979-2010 (0.6 linear feet; Boxes 6-7)

Series 6: Exhibition Files, 1979-2011 (1.1 linear feet; Boxes 7-8)

Series 7: Printed Material, 1966-2014 (2.6 linear feet; Boxes 8-10, 17, OV 20)

Series 8: Artwork and Sketchbooks, 1964-2003 (3.2 linear feet; Boxes 10-13, 17)

Series 9: Photographic Material, 1968-2015 (2.5 linear feet; Boxes 13-16, 18-19, OV 21)
Biographical / Historical:
Eileen Cowin (1947-) is a photographer and video artist who lives in Los Angeles, California.

Eileen Cowin was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1947. She graduated from the State University of New York, New Paltz in 1968 and received her master's degree in photography from the Institute of Design at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago in 1970. At IIT, she studied with Aaron Siskind and Arthur Siegel.

Cowin was involved in the L.A. experimental photography scene that began in the mid-1970s led by Robert Heinecken and Darryl Curran. In the early 1980s, Cowin gained initial prominence with staged photographs of family and friends in various roles, work in keeping with The Pictures Generation emerging at the same time on the East Coast.

From 1971-1975, Cowin taught photography at Franconia College in New Hampshire, and later became a professor at California State University, Fullerton, where she continued to teach until retiring in 2008.

Cowin's artwork has been featured in over 40 solo exhibitions and over 165 group exhibitions in the United States and abroad. She has received numerous awards for her art and worked on many public art projects.
Provenance:
The Eileen Cowin papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Eileen Cowin in 2015.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Video artists -- California  Search this
Photographers -- California  Search this
Topic:
Women artists -- California  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Transcriptions
Sketchbooks
Video recordings
Sound recordings
Interviews
Visitors' books
Drawings
Photographs
Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cowieile
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Archives of American Art
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Biographical Material

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1961-2015
Scope and Contents:
This series consists of diplomas from undergraduate and graduate school, passports, dismantled rolodexes, and faculty identification cards. Also included are legal documents, interview transcripts, and miscellaneous documents. There is one external hard drive containing computer backup files of inventories, grant files, research files, personal photographs, and photographs of artwork.
Arrangement:
The material in this series are grouped by document type, then arranged chronologically within each grouping.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cowieile, Series 1
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Archives of American Art
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Teaching Files

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Linear feet (Box 6)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-2008
Scope and Contents:
Files are from Eileen Cowin's teaching position at the California State University, Fullerton. There are a few files, mostly contracts, from Franconia College and other universities where she taught workshops or had brief faculty appointments. The files include student evaluations, promotion notifications, faculty grant proposals, notes, and limited correspondence.
Arrangement:
This series is arranged alphabetically by the name of the college or university. Folders within each grouping are further broken down into document type, then rough chronological order.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cowieile, Series 4
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Project Files

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet (Boxes 6-7)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979-2010
Scope and Contents:
Project files include professional files and files documenting projects and commissions. Files may contain project proposals, publication agreements, correspondence, printed material, application forms, contracts, research notes, invoices, and photographic material. Notable projects include various commissions for artwork on billboards, light boxes installation for a MTA Metro Art project, Pasadena City College Artist Residency, and material related to Eileen Cowin's first design for her website. Video art projects are found in the Artwork series.
Arrangement:
This series is arranged alphabetically by project title.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cowieile, Series 5
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Archives of American Art
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Exhibition Files

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
1.1 Linear feet (Boxes 7-8)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979-2011
Scope and Contents:
This series consists of exhibition announcements, catalogs, publicity, reviews, correspondence, exhibition lists, price lists of artwork, and other material for Eileen Cowin's group and solo shows. A few highlights are the exhibition with Louise Erdrich at Domestic Settings Gallery and Still (and all), Eileen Cowin's mid-career survey show. This series includes 1 floppy disk for the exhibition Drawing Connections, 1993.
Arrangement:
The series is arranged chronologically by exhibition date.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cowieile, Series 6
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Archives of American Art
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Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
2.6 Linear feet (Boxes 8-10, 17, OV 20)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1966-2014
Scope and Contents:
Printed materials consist primarily of "Eileen Cowin Press" folders containing clippings about Eileen Cowin that mention her name in reference to shows. Exhibition catalogs, announcements, books, periodicals, and clippings about Cowin and other artists are also in this series. Although most of the materials are related to Cowin, there is some printed material on other subjects that reflect Cowin's research and interests.
Arrangement:
The material in this series is grouped together by document type, then arranged chronologically within each grouping. Material about Eileen Cowin is arranged at the beginning of the series and printed material on other subjects, such as her research interests, come later. Folder titles in quotation marks indicates the original headings were retained.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cowieile, Series 7
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Artwork and Sketchbooks

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
3.2 Linear feet (Boxes 10-13, 17)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964-2003
Scope and Contents:
The bulk of this series consists of 26 videocassettes containing video artworks by Eileen Cowin. In addition to the video recordings, there is 1 sketchbook, a few college art projects from State University of New York, New Paltz, and miscellaneous drawings that were scattered throughout the collection.
Arrangement:
The audiovisual material is grouped together at the beginning of the series and is arranged alphabetically by the title of the artwork. Sketchbooks and other artwork are grouped at the end of the series in chronological order.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cowieile, Series 8
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Photographic Material

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
2.5 Linear feet (Boxes 13-16, 18-19, OV 21)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968-2015
Scope and Contents:
Photographic material includes prints, proofs, contact sheets, slides, negatives, video image stills, transparencies, and test shots . There are photographs of installations, press prints, artwork, and images for exhibition mock-ups. There are also several folders of "research photos" which were photographs Cowin took of film scenes she used as reference for her own photography and video work. There is also one folder of photographs of Cowin and scattered photographs of people at exhibitions, openings, and other events.
Arrangement:
The photographs of Eileen Cowin come first, followed by art photographs, then photographs loosely grouped by project and subject, and finally oversized photographs. The photographs within each grouping are arranged alphabetically. Folder titles in quotation marks indicates that the original folder heading was retained.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cowieile, Series 9
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet (Boxes 1-4)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1969-2015
Scope and Contents:
Personal and professional correspondence is with family, friends, colleagues, artists, art collectors, gallery owners, museums, and universities. Notable correspondents include Carl Chiarenza, Darryl Curran, Maria Gonzalez, Robert Heinecken, Ellen Korsower, William Larson, Min Gallery, Roy Boyd Gallery, and Aaron Siskind.
Arrangement:
Family correspondence is at the beginning of the series, followed by alphabetical correspondence, then chronological correspondence. Folder titles in quotation marks indicate that the original folder heading and arrangement of contents were retained.

Access restricted correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and correspondence with Robert Fichter are in 2 boxes at the end of the series.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cowieile, Series 2
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Writings

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
1.6 Linear feet (Boxes 4-6)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1963-2014
Scope and Contents:
Writings include 4 notebooks from graduate school and universities where Cowin taught, numerous annotated appointment calendars and wall calendars, lecture drafts and notes, artists statements, a graduate thesis, drafts of essays, drafts of a fictionalized "interview" for a project, 2 exhibition guest registers, and a few writings by others. There are 3 sound cassettes and 2 sound discs (CD), primarily of lectures. One of the sound discs of a lecture at Pasadena City College also includes an interview with Cowin.
Arrangement:
The material in this series are grouped by document type, then arranged chronologically within each grouping. Writings by others are grouped together at the end of the series and arranged alphabetically by the writer's last name.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.cowieile, Series 3
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...and the daughter Master Tape 1

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
1 videocassettes (betacamsp)
Container:
Box 10, Folder 19
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (betacamsp)
Date:
circa 1998
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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...and the daughter Master Tape 2

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
1 videocassettes (betacamsp)
Container:
Box 10, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (betacamsp)
Date:
circa 1998
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
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...and the daughter Master Tape 4

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
1 videocassettes (betacamsp)
Container:
Box 10, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (betacamsp)
Date:
circa 1998
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
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...and the daughter Master Tape 5

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
1 videocassettes (betacamsp)
Container:
Box 11, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (betacamsp)
Date:
circa 1998
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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...and the daughter Master Tapes 6 and 7

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
1 videocassettes (betacamsp)
Container:
Box 11, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (betacamsp)
Date:
circa 1998
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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...and the daughter Master Tape 7

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
1 videocassettes (betacamsp) (transfer from super8 and 16mm film)
Container:
Box 11, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (betacamsp)
Date:
circa 1998
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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...and the daughter married the prince

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
1 videocassettes (digital betacam)
Container:
Box 11, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (digital betacam)
Date:
circa 1998
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Based on a True Story Loop of "Hands Dripping"

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
1 videocassettes (u-matic)
Container:
Box 11, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (u-matic)
Date:
1993
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Don't Ever Lie to Me

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
1 videocassettes (betacamsp) (note on tape: "collaboration with Louise Erdrich")
Container:
Box 11, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (betacamsp)
Date:
circa 1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Eileen Cowin papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cowieile-ref263

I Give You My Word

Collection Creator:
Cowin, Eileen, 1947-  Search this
Extent:
1 videocassettes (betacamsp)
Container:
Box 11, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Videocassettes (betacamsp)
Date:
circa 2003
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.

One box of correspondence with Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich and one box of correspondence with Robert Fichter are ACCESS RESTRICTED; use requires written permission.
Collection Rights:
The Eileen Cowin papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Eileen Cowin papers, 1961-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Eileen Cowin papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cowieile-ref264

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