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   D'Arcy Hayman Papers, 1946-1992

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); D'Arcy Hayman papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:5644461 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Hayman, D'Arcy, 1924-
Title:D'Arcy Hayman Papers, 1946-1992
Physical description:10.5 linear ft. (9 boxes and 4 flat boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located on-site.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 7 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

The collection comprises materials authored by D'Arcy Hayman, including letters, invitations, essays, poetry, drawings, photographs, three monographs, proofs for one monograph, journals, and three scrapbooks. The three scrapbooks are referred to as 1, 2, and 3 (1 is a photo album, while 2 and 3 contain miscellanies: essays, drawings, poems, cards, photos, newsletters, conference materials, air travel documents, clippings, post-cards, festive cup holders, and a one-act play).

Series I. Correspondence

Series II. Manuscripts

Poems are arranged in order by date (where available), so please do not disturb the sequence. The first poem in Box 2, Folder 8, was later included by its subject, Buckminster Fuller, in his book Synergistic Stew . Most of Hayman's poems, like her invitations, are decorated with illustrations and calligraphy. She uses this method of presentation - combining word and image - in her collection from 1969, Embrace Me Universe .

Series III. Scrapbooks

Note to 530 and 531: These are the original pages of the scrapbook in numbered order to preserve the unity of the artifact. Where possible, elements in need of preservation were removed to other parts of collection, including Box 3 and logically cross-referenced with the folders in these flat boxes. The reader will want to pay special attention to the drawings from Hayman's art classes at UCLA. By contrast, with her later abstract and primitivist work, many of these college drawings are modeled on fashion magazine art

Series IV. Journals

Series V. Art

Series VI. Photographs

Series VII. Monographs

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located on-site.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); D'Arcy Hayman papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Papers processed January-March 2004 jws and pl

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-02-11 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

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CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
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Diaries.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
DrawingPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Letters.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Artists--Poetry.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Artists--United States--Correspondence.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Artists--United States--Diaries.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Drawing--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Leithold, Louis.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

D'Arcy Hayman was for twenty years the International Arts Program director for UNESCO (1960-1980). She was also a teacher, a painter and a writer whose monographs include Embrace Me Universe and The Calculus Virgin. Born in 1924 Hayman majored in the Arts at the University of California in Los Angeles UCLA where she received her B. A. in 1949 and her M. A. in 1952. Realizing her desire to be an art instructor she went on to receive her Ph. D. and her Ed. D. from Columbia University. Hayman continued to teach art even after she joined UNESCO and in 1978 UCLA recognized her service with an Alumni Award Professional Achievement Award. During her years at UNESCO Hayman assisted the governments of the 147 Member States in promoting the arts through education international conferences television film and financial support. She worked with such luminaries as Picasso, Buckminster Fuller, Jean Cocteau, King Vidor, J. L. Borges, and Samuel Becket for multi-cultural arts highlighting special projects poster travels. She also had the opportunity to meet such illustrious personages as Eleanor Roosevelt and Ezra Pound. Among her theories is the concept that the cultural environment to which the arts contribute invaluably is as important to human survival and progress as the physical environment. After her retirement from UNESCO Hayman dedicated herself to her drawings and poetry. She has left a legacy in education the School of Arts and Architecture at UCLA has established a D'Arcy Hayman Fund and also a D'Arcy Hayman Scholarship while Santa Monica College has dedicated its Art Center which provides studio spaces for instruction in drawing and painting to Hayman s namesake.

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