callout

North Carolina Museum of Art, Black Mountain College Research Project, Books


The Black Mountain College Research Project (BMCRP) was conducted by the North Carolina Museum of Art from May 1, 1970 - February 14, 1973 and funded primarily by two grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The purpose of the project was to gather information and materials for an exhibit on Black Mountain College and its contributions to the arts in the United States.Books (Subseries 7) includes books, pamphlets and other published materials that were bought by or donated to the research project. This subseries includes reference works relating to the modern arts, materials written by or about people connected with Black Mountain College, poetry and essays, and exhibitio ... (more below)

Title

North Carolina Museum of Art, Black Mountain College Research Project, Books

Collection Number

61.12.7

Language

English

Physical Description
Boxes
9
Cubic feet
3.6
Abstract

The Black Mountain College Research Project (BMCRP) was conducted by the North Carolina Museum of Art from May 1, 1970 - February 14, 1973 and funded primarily by two grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The purpose of the project was to gather information and materials for an exhibit on Black Mountain College and its contributions to the arts in the United States.

Books (Subseries 7) includes books, pamphlets and other published materials that were bought by or donated to the research project. This subseries includes reference works relating to the modern arts, materials written by or about people connected with Black Mountain College, poetry and essays, and exhibition catalogues.

Physical Location

For current information on the location ofthese materials, please consult the Western Regional Archives.

Creator

North Carolina Museum of Art

Repository

State Archives of North Carolina


Arranged alphabetically by author or when no author information was available, by title.


Available for research.


Copyright is retained by the authors of these materials, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law (Title 17 US Code). Individual researchers are responsible for using these materials in conformance with copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.


Processed by Ashley Yandle, April 10, 2002

Encoded by Ashley Yandle, April 24, 2002

This collection was processed with the support of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Mary Emma Harris served as a consultant during the period of the grant.

Revised by Ashley Yandle, September, 2004




[Identification of item], 61.12.7, North Carolina Museum of Art, Black Mountain College Research Project, Books, State Archives of North Carolina, Western Regional Archives, Asheville, NC, USA.


 [see series description] During March-April, 2012, these records were moved from the State Archives building in Raleigh to the Western Regional Archives, Asheville, N.C.


Additional information on topics found in this collection may be found in the Manuscript and Archives Reference System (MARS)  http://www.ncarchives.dcr.state.nc.us.

  1. Black Mountain College Records, 1933-1956  PC.1678, Martin Duberman Collection, 1933-1980  North Carolina Museum of Art, Black Mountain College Research Project [series description]

Books (Subseries 7) includes books, pamphlets and other published materials that were bought by or donated to the research project. This subseries includes reference works relating to the modern arts, materials written by or about people connected with Black Mountain College, poetry and essays, and exhibition catalogues. All of these materials are unrestricted and available for research.

Arranged alphabetically by author or when no author information was available, by title.


Books (Subseries 7) includes books, pamphlets and other published materials that were bought by or donated to the research project. This subseries includes reference works relating to the modern arts, materials written by or about people connected with Black Mountain College, poetry and essays, and exhibition catalogues. All of these materials are unrestricted and available for research.


  • Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)
  • Art--Study and teaching--North Carolina--History--20th century.
  • Arts--Experimental methods.
  • Dance--Study and teaching--North Carolina--History--20th century.
  • Drama--Study and teaching--North Carolina--History--20th century.
  • Education, Humanistic.
  • Music--Instruction and study--North Carolina--History--20th century.

Box: 77  
Adamic, Louis.My America: 1928-1938. New York: Harper & Bros., .
1938

Scope and Content

Essays. Contains a chapter  "Black Mountain: An Experiment in Education" in the section "The Long Road." Published earlier in Harper's, April 1936, as  "Education on a Mountain: The Story of Black Mountain College" and condensed in Reader's Digest, June 1936. Adamic visited the college.

28956
Agee, William C.The 1930's: Paintings & Sculpture in America. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art; Admiral Press, .
1968

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, October 15 - December 1, 1968. Documents art in America of the early years of Black Mountain College. Josef Albers and Ilya Bolotowsky, both of whom taught at the college, are included.

28957
Albers, Anni.

On Designing. Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, .
1961
Scope and Content

Essays.  "Design: Anonymous and Timeless,"  "Constructing Textiles,"  "One Aspect of Art Work,"  "A Start,"  "Weaving at the Bauhaus,"  "Art - A Constant,"  "Work with Material," and  "Designing" were written by Anni Albers while she was on the faculty at Black Mountain College (1933-49). Many essays were published at the time in journals.

On Weaving. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, .
1965
Scope and Content

Essays. The book focuses on the fundamentals of textile design and traces the development of weaving in different cultures. The basic philosophy and approach to teaching formed the basis for her courses in weaving and textile design at Black Mountain College from 1933-49.

Plates fromOn Weaving.
Scope and Content

Original unbound plates from On Weaving. Plates include examples of weavings by Anni Albers. Some color, but mostly black and white.

Pre-Columbian Mexican Miniatures: The Josef and Anni Albers Collection. Forward: Ignacio Bernal, Michael D. Coe. Photos: John T. Hill. New York: Praeger Publishers, .
1970
Scope and Content

Essays and reproductions. Many of the miniatures were collected by Josef and Anni Albers on trips to Mexico and Central America during the Black Mountain years (1933-49). The ancient pre-Columbian monuments, the weaving, and the artifacts of the pre-Columbian cultures exerted a profound influence the work of both the Albers.

Box: 78  
Albers, Josef.

Interaction of Color. New Haven: Yale University Press, .
1971
Scope and Content

Text and images. The book publishes the original text and selected images from the portfolio edition of The Interaction of Color. Josef Albers first taught the color course at Black Mountain College and the course was largely developed during his sixteen years there (1933-49).

Search Versus Re-Search: Three Lectures by Josef Albers at Trinity College, April 1965. Hartford, Conn.: Trinity College Press, .
1969
Scope and Content

Lectures. The book presents Josef Albers' philosophy of teaching and learning. Many of the exercises illustrated in the book were used in his teaching at Black Mountain College from 1933-49.

28965
American Abstract Artists, ed.American Abstract Artists: 1936-1966. Introduction: Ruth Gurin. New York: The Ram Press, .
1966

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue. Both Josef Albers and Ilya Bolotowsky were founding members of the American Abstract Artists and exhibited with them throughout the Black Mountain years. Josef Albers taught art at Black Mountain College from 1933-49 and Bolotowsky, from 1946-48.

28966
American Abstract Artists: Exhibition, February 9-March 9, 1969. Raleigh: North Carolina Museum of Art, .
1969

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue. Both Josef Albers and Ilya Bolotowsky are included.

28967
Bayer, Herbert, Walter Gropius, and Ise Gropius, ed.Bauhaus: 1919-1928. Boston: Charles T. Branford Co., . 3rd printing.
1959

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue for the 1938 Bauhaus exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art. Reproduces work by Josef Albers, Anni Albers and Xanti Schawinsky at the Bauhaus as well as essays by Anni Albers on the weaving workshop and by Josef Albers on the preliminary course. The catalogue includes a section on Black Mountain College as a location where Bauhaus teaching was being introduced in the United States. Josef Albers and Anni Albers taught at Black Mountain College from 1933-49 and Xanti Schawinsky from 1936-38.

28968
Bell, Millicent.The Jargon Idea. Reprinted from Books at Brown, vol. XIX, May, 1963. Providence, Rhode Island: Brown University, .
1963

Scope and Content

Essay and "A Jargon Checklist." Jonathan Williams started the Jargon series of publications in California just before he traveled to North Carolina to attend the 1951 summer session. Some of the early Jargon publications were printed on the college press and faculty and students were author and illustrator of many publications during the 1950s.

28969
Boar, Gerald.Sketches for 13 Sonnets. Berkeley: Oyez, .
1969

Scope and Content

Oyez Press was the project of Robert Hawley, who was a Black Mountain College student. The publication is copyrighted by Ebbe Borregaard, who registered at the college briefly before it closed.

28970
Boas, Belle.Art in the School. Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Co., .
1927

Scope and Content

Essays on art education. Belle Boas lectured at the college in the summer of 1944. The book, which was in the Black Mountain College library, includes BMC library plate. It was sold by NC Wesleyan and purchased by Mary E. Harris in Chapel Hill.

28971
Bryant, Edward.Jack Tworkov. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art; Rogers Kellogg Corporation, .
1964

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue. The catalogue includes images of paintings from "House of the Sun Series" painted at Black Mountain College in 1952 when Tworkov was guest faculty for the summer.

28972
Bucher, Francois.Josef Albers, Despite Straight Lines: an Analysis of His Graphic Constructions. New Haven: Yale University Press, .
1961

Scope and Content

Essay and prints. The "Graphic Tectonics" series of prints discussed in the book was created when Josef Albers was on the faculty at Black Mountain College (1933-49).

28973
Charters, Ann.Olson / Melville: a Study in Affinity. Berkeley: Oyez, .
1968

Scope and Content

Literary criticism. A study of Charles Olson, his first book Call Me Ishmael, and his interest in Herman Melville. Olson taught at Black Mountain College.

Box: 79  
Charters, Samuel.Some Poems/Poets: Studies in American Underground Poetry Since 1945. Photos: Ann Charters. Berkeley: Oyez, .
1971

Scope and Content

Literary criticism. Discusses the work of Robert Duncan, Charles Olson and Robert Creeley. Book donated by Robert Hawley.

28975
Cunningham, Merce.Changes: Notes on Choreography. Ed. Frances Starr. New York: Something Else Press, [n.d.]

Scope and Content

Dance scores and notes. Reproduces program with Cunningham's annotations for Erik Satie's Ruse of Medusa produced in the summer of 1948 at Black Mountain College. Cunningham taught at Black Mountain for the summers of 1948, 1952 and 1953.

28976
Dawson, Fielding.

The Black Mountain Book. New York: Croton Press, .
1970
Scope and Content

Memoir. Personal narrative of Fielding Dawson's experiences as a student at Black Mountain College.

An Emotional Memoir of Franz Kline. New York: Pantheon Books, .
1967
Scope and Content

Memoir. Personal narrative of Fielding Dawson's relationship with Franz Kline. Includes descriptions of their meeting when Dawson was a student at Black Mountain College.

28979
Design. Vol. 47, No. 8
(1946)

Scope and Content

Special issue on the 1945 Summer Art Institute at Black Mountain College. Includes articles by Felix Payant, Julia and Lyonel Feininger, Mary Callery, F.W. Goro, Walter Gropius, Ossip Zadkine, Fannie Hillsmith, Robert Motherwell, Josef Albers, Alvin Lustig, Paul Beidler, Anni Albers, and Jane Slater. Donated by Howard Dearstyne.

28980
Devree, Charlotte.Jose de Creeft. [S.l.]: American Federation of Arts, .
1960

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue (retrospective). DeCreeft taught at Black Mountain College in the summer of 1944.

28981
Di Prima, Diane.Kerhonkson Journal, 1966. Berkeley: Oyez, .
1971

Scope and Content

Poems. Oyez Press was a project of Robert Hawley who was a student at Black Mountain College.

28982
Dorn, Edward.

Geography. London: Fulcrum Press, .
1968
Scope and Content

Poems. Dedicated to Charles Olson. Cover design by Fielding Dawson. Both Dorn and Dawson were students at Black Mountain College.

Gunslinger, Book I. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, .
1968
Scope and Content

Poems. Dorn was a student at Black Mountain College.

Gunslinger, Book II. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, .
1969
Scope and Content

Poems. Dorn was a student at Black Mountain College.

Box: 80  
Duncan, Robert.

Black Sparrow: 65 Drawings from one drawing-book 1952-1956. Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, .
1970
Scope and Content

Drawings. A selection 65 unbound drawings by Robert Duncan, who taught at Black Mountain College in 1956.

Medea at Kolchis: The Maiden Head. Berkeley: Oyez, .
1965
Scope and Content

Script for play written and performed at Black Mountain College. Printed and designed by Graham Mackintosh. Reprints "A Note by the Author, August 1956" and "Another Preface. 1963/1965" describing the process of writing and rehearsing the play at Black Mountain. Robert Duncan taught at the college in 1956.

Of the War: Passages 22-27. Berkeley: Oyez, .
1966
Scope and Content

Poems. Oyez was a press of Robert Hawley, who was a student at Black Mountain College. Robert Duncan taught at Black Mountain College.

The Opening of the Field. New York: Grove Press, .
1960
Scope and Content

Poems. The book includes poems written at Black Mountain College in 1956 when Duncan was on the faculty.

The Years As Catches: First Poems (1939-1946). Berkeley: Oyez, .
1966
Scope and Content

Poems. Oyez Press was a Robert Hawley project; Hawley was a former Black Mountain College student. Robert Duncan was on the BMC faculty in 1956.

28992
Exhibition of Late Works by Will Henry Stevens, An. Greenville: Greenville County Museum of Art
[1967]

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue.

28993
Finstein, Max.Savonarola's Tune. [s.l.]: Laurence Hellenberg, 1959.

Scope and Content

Poems. Printed by Orion Press. Cover design by Dan Rice, a former student at Black Mountain College. Book donated by Rena Oppenheimer (Rosequist).

28994
Fuller, Buckminster.Ideas and Integrities: A Spontaneous Autobiographical Disclosure. Ed. Robert W. Marks. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, .
1969

Scope and Content

Essays. Contains essay  "Total Thinking" (Chaper 12) written at Black Mountain College in 1949. Also includes photographs from the summers of 1948 and 1949 at the college, when Fuller taught at BMC.

Box: 81  
Gallery. Vol. 1, No. 2
(April, 1964)

Scope and Content

Includes poems by Sylvia Girsh (Ashby), who was a student at Black Mountain College.

28996
Gordon, John.Franz Kline, 1910-1962. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art; Admiral Press, .
1968

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue (retrospective). Franz Kline taught at Black Mountain College in the summer of 1952.

28997
Harry Callahan. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, .
1967

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue. Callahan taught at Black Mountain College in the summer of 1951.

28998
Herschberger, Ruth.Adam's Rib. New York: Harper & Row, .
1970

Scope and Content

Essays. Herschberger was a student at Black Mountain College.

28999
Hess, Thomas B.Willem de Kooning. New York: Museum of Modern Art, .
1968

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue (retrospective). Reproduces "Asheville" (black and white). De Kooning taught at Black Mountain College in the summer of l948.

29000
Johnson, Ray.The Paper Snake. New York: Something Else Press, .
1965

Scope and Content

Writings and images. Ray Johnson was a student at Black Mountain College.

29001
Josef Albers: the American Years. Washington, D.C.: Washington Gallery of Modern Art, .
1965

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue. Reproduces paintings and prints from the years when Josef Albers was on the Black Mountain College faculty (1933-49).

29002
Josef Albers at the Artists' Gallery. New York: Artists' Gallery, .
1938

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue. Artists' Gallery, December 6-31, 1938. Josef Albers was on the Black Mountain College faculty from 1933-49.

29003
Josef Albers at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Cincinnati: Cincinnati Art Museum, .
1949

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue (retrospective). Josef Albers taught at the Cincinnati Art Museum the fall of 1949 after he left Black Mountain College, and this exhibition contains many paintings and prints created at the college.

29004
Josef Albers at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: An Exhibition of His Paintings and Prints. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, .
1971

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue (retrospective). Josef Albers taught at Black Mountain College from 1933-49.

29005
Josef & Anni Albers: Painting, Tapestries & Woven Textiles. Hartford, Conn.: Wadsworth Atheneum, .
1953

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue (retrospective). Exhibition, July 8 - August 2, 1953. Both Josef and Anni Albers taught at Black Mountain College from 1933-49.

29006
King, Basil, and Joe Early.Basil King, Joe Early. 2 vol.

Scope and Content

Poems and drawings. Two unbound pamphlets. Basil King was a student at Black Mountain College.

29007
Kirby, Michael.Happenings: an Illustrated Anthology. New York: E. P. Dutton, .
1965

Scope and Content

Scripts and descriptions of productions by Jim Dine, Red Grooms, Allan Kaprow, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Whitman. "Introduction discusses 1952 happening staged by John Cage at Black Mountain College. John Cage taught at Black Mountain College in the summers of 1948 and 1952 and visited in the summer of 1953.

29008
Kolisch, Rudolf.Tempo and Character in Beethoven's Music, Part I and II. Reprint fromThe Musical Quarterly vol. 29, No. 2 and 3.

Scope and Content

Essay. Kolisch taught at the 1944 Summer Music Institute. Photocopy of an original in the possession of Trude Guermonprez (Elsesser).

29009
Kostelanetz, Richard, ed.John Cage. Documentary Monographs in Modern Art. New York: Praeger Publishers, .
1970

Scope and Content

Essays and documents by Cage, as well as criticisms by others. Contains many references to Black Mountain College and work done there. John Cage taught at Black Mountain College in the summers of 1948 and 1952 and visited in the summer of 1953.

Box: 82  
Kostelanetz, Richard.The Theatre of Mixed Means: An Introduction to Happenings, Kinetic Environments, and other Mixed-means Performances. New York: Dial Press, .
1968

Scope and Content

Interviews. Includes interviews with John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg and others about experiments in theater. John Cage taught at Black Mountain College during several summer sessions and Raschenberg was a student there.

29011
Leinhoff, Andrew.Black Mountain College: A Historical Collage. Thesis: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (BS), . [Photocopy]
1969

Scope and Content

Thesis. Collage of excerpts from interviews and published materials.

29012
Marks, Robert W.The Dymaxion World of Buckminster Fuller. Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, .
1960

Scope and Content

Text and photographs. The book includes discussions and photographs of geodesic structures and other BMC related materials. Autographed by Buckminster Fuller.

29013
Moore, Robert S.Black Mountain College: The Visual Arts as Taught and Practiced at Black Mountain College. [S.l.]: East Tennessee State University Press
1966

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue. Carroll Reece Museum, April 26 - June 30, 1966. Catalogue written as a graduate assignment by Robert S. Moore, Jr.

29014
Motherwell, Robert, Harold Rosenberg, Pierre Chareau, and John Cage, ed.Possibilities 1: Problems of Contemporary Art. No. 4
(Winter, 1947/8)

Scope and Content

Journal of poems, essays, and art. Editors: Robert Motherwell (art), Harold Rosenberg (writing), Pierre Chareau (architecture), John Cage (music). John Cage taught at Black Mountain College in the summers of 1948 and 1952 and visited in the summer of 1953; Robert Motherwell, taught during the summers of 1945 and 1951.

29015
Mulch.

Vol. 1, No. 1
(1971)
Scope and Content

Literary periodical. Edited by David Glotzer, Basil King and Harry Lewis. Basil King was a student at Black Mountain College. Book donated by Basil King and Martha Davis (King).

Vol. 1, No. 2
(1971)
Scope and Content

Literary periodical. Edited by David Glotzer, Basil King and Harry Lewis. Basil King was a student at Black Mountain College. Book donated by Basil King and Martha Davis (King).

29018
New American Poetry Circuit. Santa Barbara: Noel Young
[1969-1970?]

Scope and Content

Brochure. Short biographies and bibliographies to "help colleges and universities to arrange readings by distinguished American poets." The brochure includes Ed Dorn, who was a student at Black Mountain College.

29019
Nordness, Lee.Objects: USA. A Studio Book. New York: Viking Press, .
1970

Scope and Content

Essay, biographies, reproductions. The book grew out of the exhibition "OBJECTS USA." It includes Black Mountain faculty and students, Anni Albers, Lili Blumenau, Stephen de Staebler, Trude Guermonprez, Elizabeth Jennerjahn, Karen Karnes, Daniel Rhodes, Robert Turner, Peter Voulkos, Marguerite Wildenhain, David Weinrib, Claire Zeisler.

Box: 83  
O'Hara, Frank.Robert Motherwell: With Selections from the Artist's Writings. New York: Museum of Modern Art, .
1965

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue (retrospective). Robert Motherwell taught at Black Mountain College during the summers of 1945 and 1951.

29021
Olson, Charles.

Archaeologist of Morning. London: Cape Goliard Press, .
1970
Scope and Content

Collected poems, 1946-1970. Charles Olson was on the faculty at Black Mountain College.

Casual Mythology. San Francisco: Four Seasons Foundation, .
1969
Scope and Content

Lecture delivered to the University of California Poetry Conference, Berkeley, July 20, 1965. Charles Olson was on the faculty at Black Mountain College.

Letters for Origin: 1950-1956. Ed. Albert Glover. London: Cape Goliard Press, .
1969
Scope and Content

Edited letters. Letters from Charles Olson to Cid Corman, many of which were written while Olson was on the faculty at Black Mountain College. Cid Corman was editor of the Origin series of publications, which published the work of many Black Mountain writers.

Maps #4. Athens, Ohio: Lawhead Press, .
1971
Scope and Content

Documents and essays. Includes  "A Syllabary for a Dancer" for Nataraj Vashi and a transcript of a 1968 interview by Marion Stocking with Olson. Olson was on the faculty at Black Mountain College and Nataraj Vashi taught at the 1949 and 1952 summer sessions.

The Special View of History. Ed. with an Introduction by Ann Charters. Berkeley: Oyez, .
1970
Scope and Content

Lectures. The lectures were given at Black Mountain College in the spring and summer of 1956 and at a seminar in San Francisco in 1957. Charles Olson was on the faculty at Black Mountain College.

Writing 13.Stocking Cap: a Story. San Francisco: Four Seasons Foundation, .
1966
Scope and Content

Short story. Charles Olson was on the faculty at Black Mountain College.

29028
Oppenheimer, Joel.The Dutiful Son. Jargon 16. [North Carolina?]: Jonathan Williams, .
1956

Scope and Content

Poems. Handset, printed and bound by the Windhover Press, Short Hills, New Jersey. Frontispiece by Joseph Fiore. Joel Oppenheimer and Jonathan Williams were students at Black Mountain College and Joseph Fiore was first a student and then a teacher of art.

29029
Preiser, Wolfgang F.E., ed.Environmental Design Perspectives: Viewpoints on the Profession, Education and Research. Orangeburg, N.Y.: Association for the Study of Man-Environment Relations, Inc., .
1972

Scope and Content

Essays. Includes the essay "Change/Challenge/Response: The Continuing Experiment in Education for Environmental Design at VPI" by Charles H. Burchard. Burchard taught architecture during the 1948 summer session.

29030
Rauschenberg: Graphic Art. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, .
1970

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue. Rauschenberg was a student at Black Mountain College.

Box: 84  
Rexroth, Kenneth.The Alternative Society: Essays from the Other World. New York: Herder and Herder, .
1972

Scope and Content

Essays.

29032
Rice, John Andrew.I Came Out of the Eighteenth Century. New York: Harper, .
1942

Scope and Content

Autobiography. Last two chapters "Rollins was Holt" and "Black Mountain" deal with the ruckus at Rollins and the Rice years at Black Mountain College. John Rice was a founder and teacher at the college.

29033
Richards, Mary Caroline.Centering: In Pottery, Poetry, and in the Person. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, .
1962

Scope and Content

Essays. Reprints Black Mountain poem  "The way a man eats is political..." and makes other references to the college. M.C. Richards was on the faculty at Black Mountain College from 1945-51.

29034
Rolling Renaissance: San Francisco Underground Art in Celebration, 1945-1968. San Francisco: Intersection, . [Photocopy]
1968

Scope and Content

Essays. The book documents the "Beat" Movement in San Francisco, which had ties to Black Mountain College.

29035
Schlemmer, Oskar, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and Farkas Molnar.The Theater of the Bauhaus. Ed. with an introduction by Walter Gropius. Trans. Arthur S. Wensinger. Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, .
1961

Scope and Content

Essays and reproductions. Xanti Schawinsky who taught at Black Mountain College from 1936-38 studied with Schlemmer at the Bauhaus and was strongly influenced by him.

29036
Sixteenth National Print Exhibition: Two Decades of American Prints, 1947-1968. New York: Brooklyn Museum, .
1968

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue. Brooklyn Museum, October 29,1968 - January 26, 1969. The exhibition included work by Josef Albers and Robert Rauschenberg. Josef Albers taught at Black Mountain College and Robert Rauschenberg was a student there.

Box: 85  
Smith, Leverett T., Jr.Art and Education at Black Mountain College: 1933-1956. Rocky Mount, N.C.: Rocky Mount Arts and Craft Center, .
1978

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue, Rocky Mount Arts and Craft Center, January 15 - February 28, 1978. Text by Leverett T. Smith, Jr. with the assistance of Daisy B. Thorp. Design by Thomas J. Chipley. Poem by Joel Oppenheimer. Includes a list of books loaned from the Black Mountain College Collection at North Carolina Wesleyan College. 6 copies.

29038
Spies, Werner.Albers. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., .
1970

Scope and Content

Essay and reproductions. Josef Albers taught at Black Mountain College from 1933-49.

29039
Templier, Pierre-Daniel.Erik Satie. Translation by Elena L. French and David S. French. Cambridge, Mass.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, .
1969

Scope and Content

Biography and discography. John Cage directed a Satie Festival at Black Mountain College in the summer of 1948.

29040
Tomkin, Calvin.The Bride and The Bachelors: Five Masters of the Avant-garde. New York: Viking Press, .
1962

Scope and Content

Essays. Includes essays about John Cage, Robert Rauschenberg and Merce Cunningham with many references to Black Mountain College. John Cage and Merce Cunningham taught at the college and Robert Rauschenberg was a student there.

29041
Waldman, Diane.John Chamberlain: a Retrospective Exhibition. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, .
1971

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue (retrospective). John Chamberlain was a student and a student teacher at Black Mountain College.

29042
Washington: Twenty Years. Baltimore: The Baltimore Museum of Art, .
1970

Scope and Content

Exhibition catalogue. Baltimore Museum of Art, May 12 - June 21, 1970. The catalogue reviews the Washington, D.C. art scene from 1950-1970, including the years when Kenneth Noland, who was a student at Black Mountain College, was teaching in Washington.

29043
Weishaus, Joel, ed.On the Mesa: An Anthology of Bolinas Writing. San Francisco: City Lights Books, .
1971

Scope and Content

Poetry. Includes poems by Robert Creeley and Ebbe Borregaard. Robert Creeley taught at Black Mountain College and Borregaard registered just as the college closed.

29044
Wieners, John.Nerves. London: Cape Goliard Press, .
1970

Scope and Content

Poems. Autographed to Mary Harris. Gift of John Wieners. John Wieners was a student at Black Mountain College.

29045
Wood, Robin.Arthur Penn. New York: Praeger, .
1969

Scope and Content

Essays. Penn was a student and a student-teacher at Black Mountain College.