Bergen Community College Sidney Silverman Library ArchiveSculpture Collection, 1/22/13 Finding Aid
Summary InformationCreatorSidney Silverman Library ArchiveTitle and datesSculpture Collection, 1971-1974.AbstractThe Sculpture Collection includes materials on the sculptors presently on the grounds of BergenCommunity College, the sculptors, and the sculptures exhibit they came from.SizeFour boxesLocationSidney Silverman Library ArchiveBergen Community CollegeParamus, NJLanguage of materialsEnglishHistorical NoteThe Sculpture Collection was originally displayed as an exhibit in Van Saun Park, titled“Sculptures in the Park” organized by the New Jersey Cultural Council. There were twoexhibitions, the first in 1971 and the second in 1974. After a rash of vandalisms, the New JerseyCultural Council asked Bergen Community College to host some of the sculptors. In 1974 anumber of sculptures were moved onto the campus of Bergen Community College, some of thembeing temporary and some of them being permanently placed on the campus of BergenCommunity College.Scope and Content of the CollectionThe Sculpture Collection contains materials from the two exhibits at Van Saun Park (1971 &1974); which includes the brochures, correspondences, maps, news clippings, and posters. Inaddition, the collection includes materials regarding the placement of various sculptures on thecampus of Bergen Community College, such as correspondences, maps, news clippings, notes,photographs, press releases, and information about the sculptures and the sculptors. The workson the Bergen Community College campus include Carol Bacon (Two in One), Joseph Calabrese(Dominos), Peter Forakis (Unreflector), Albert Gross (Curved Obelisk), Forrest Myers(Polelock), Richard Shore (Updownstairs), Eric Snowden (Black & Red), Peter Tilnger (CloudGate), Odell Prather (Untitled), Max Soler (The Couple), Derrick Woodham (Gates).
ArrangementThe Sculpture Collection is arranged by the following series.Series I: BrochuresSeries II: CorrespondenceSeries III: ExhibitsSeries IV: LegalSeries V: MapsSeries VI: News clippingsSeries VII: NotesSeries VIII: PhotographsSeries IX: PostersSeries X: Press ReleasesSeries XI: Sculpture ListsSeries XII: Sculptors & SculpturesAccess and UseAccessThe Sculpture Collection is available for research.Restrictions on Use and Copyright InformationThe copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making ofphotocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material.Acquisition and AppraisalProvenance and AcquisitionReceived from Office of Community and Cultural Affairs (Bergen Community College), BergenCounty Parks Commission, New Jersey Cultural Council, New Jersey State Council on the Arts.Related MaterialsRelated Archival Materials…Processing and Other InformationProcessing InformationThis collection was processed by Nicholas C Jackson in 2012. The Find aid was written byNicholas C Jackson in 2013.
Descriptive Rules UsedFinding aid content follows the guidelines suggested by Describing Archives: A ContentStandard.Preferred CitationIdentification of item; Date (if noted); Folder Number, Box Number, Sculpture Collection;College Archives, Bergen Community College Library, Paramus, New JerseySubject TermsAdditional Creators – Sculptors Bacon, Carol Calabrese, Joseph Forakis, Peter Gross, Albret S. Hawkins, Gilbert Lynch, David Myers, Forrest W. Prather, Odell Schantz, Karl Shore, Richard Sisko, Paul Snowden, Eric Soler, Max Swarz, Sahl Tilgner, Peter Van Tieghem, Richard F. Woodham, DerrickAdditional Creators – Students Carranza, Camila Desind, Eliza Doktor, Lili Jordan, Brennan Kim, Jason Misko, Maria Naretto, Maria Ortiz Tweedale, Lauren Winters, DanielAdditional Creators – Personal Boettger, Susan Cohen, Joan Marshall, Lois Schott, Lynn
Additional Creators – Corporate Bergen Community College Bergen County Parks Commission New Jersey Cultural Council New Jersey State Council on the ArtsSubject Names – Personal Bacon, Carol Boettger, Susan Calabrese, Joseph Forakis, Peter Gross, Albret S. Hawkins, Gilbert Lynch, David Marshall, Lois Myers, Forrest W. Prather, Odell Schantz, Karl Shore, Richard Sisko, Paul Snowden, Eric Soler, Max Swarz, Sahl Tilgner, Peter Van Tieghem, Richard F. Woodham, DerrickSubject Names – Corporate Bergen Community College Bergen County Parks Commission New Jersey Cultural Council New Jersey State Council on the ArtsSubject Names – Sculptures Black and Red Cloud Gate The Couple Curved Obelik Dominos Gates Gates of Eden II Glass Environment Polelock 1964-1974 Scale Model Two in One Unreflector
Untitled Untitled Updownstairs WaterSubject Topics Art College Exhibit Park SculpturesSubject Geographic Paramus, NJ (US) Van Saun Park, Paramus, NJ (US)Genre Brochure Correspondence Legal Map Memos News clippings Notes Photographs Poster Press Releases SculptureContainer ListingBox 1Series I: BrochuresFolder Title Date1 Sculptures in the Park Booklet 19712 Sculptures in the Park Booklet 19743 Sculptures in the Park Booklet 1974Series II: CorrespondenceFolder Title Date4 Correspondence with Susan Boettger 2010-20115 Correspondence with Lois Marshall 1974-20056 Correspondence with NJ Cultural Council 1974-1977
Series III: ExhibitsFolder Title Date7 Current Sculptures on Campus 20118 Exhibit at Bergen Community College 1974-86Box 2Series IV: LegalFolder Title Date1 Appraisal of Sculptures 1974-19762 Insurance of Sculptures 1974-19763 Release Forms of Sculptors 1974Series V: MapsFolder Title Date4 Sculpture Location at Van Saun Park 1971Series VI: News clippingsFolder Title Date5 Bergen Record 1971-19746 New York Times 1971-1975, 2002, 20097 Lois Marshall 1974Series VII: NotesFolder Title Date8 Notes 1995, 2011Series VIII: PhotographsFolder Title Date9 Sculpture on BCC Campus 1974?10 Sculpture on BCC Campus 1/197611 Sculpture on BCC Campus October 199512 Sculpture on BCC Campus Undated13 Unreflector UndatedSeries IX: PostersFolder Title Date14 Original Sculptures in the Schools 1972Series X: Press ReleasesFolder Title Date15 Art 110 Honors Contemporary Art 5/5/2010Box 3
Series XII: Sculptors & SculpturesFolder Title Date1 Carol Bacon (Two in One) 19742 Two in One (Carol Bacon) 19743 Joseph Calabrese (Dominos) 19744 Dominos (Joseph Calabrese) 19745 Peter Forakis (Unreflector) 19746 Unreflector (Peter Forakis) 19747 Albert S. Gross (Curved Obelik) 19748 Curved Obelik (Albert S. Gross) 19749 Gilbert Hawkins (Gates of Eden II) 197410 David Lynch (Water) 197411 Forrest W. Myers (Polelock 1964-1974) 197412 Polelock 1964-1974 (Forrest W. Myers) 197413 Odell Prather (Untitled) 197414 Untitled (Odell Prather) 197415 Richard Shore (Updownstairs ) 197416 Updownstairs (Richard Shore) 1974Box 4Series XII: Sculptors & SculpturesFolder Title Date1 Eric Snowden (Black & Red) 19932 Black & Red (Eric Snowden) 19933 Max Soler (The Couple) 19744 Sahl Swarz (Scale Model) 19745 Peter Tilnger (Cloud Gate) 19746 Cloud Gate (Peter Tilnger) 19747 Derrick Woodham (Gates) 19748 Gates (Derrick Woodham) 19749 Paul Sisko (Untitled) 197410 Karl Schantz (Glass Environment) 197411 Richard F. Van Tieghem 1974