Guide to the Jerry Clapsaddle papers, 1981-2005

Jerry Clapsaddle C0064


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Contact Information:

Fenwick Library (2FL)

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

USA

Phone: (703) 993-2220

Fax: (703) 993-8911

Email: speccoll@gmu.edu

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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections Research Center.
Creator Jerry Clapsaddle, 1941-
Title Jerry Clapsaddle papers
Date 1981-2005
Physical Characteristics 10 linear feet (24 boxes)
Abstract This collection contains materials pertaining to Jerry Clapsaddle's career as a professor of art at George Mason University. Materials include annual reports, correspondence, slides, and videotapes.
Collection number C0064
Language English

Biographical Information

Jerry Clapsaddle was an art professor at George Mason University from 1982-2005. During his career at George Mason University, Clapsaddle worked to promote the public exhibition of student and faculty art. In 1987 he founded ArtsBus, a program of the Department of Art and Visual Technology (later the School of Art) in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at George Mason University, which plans field trips for art students to galleries in New York, Philadelphia, and Richmond.

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Scope and Content

Contains materials pertaining to Clapsaddle's career at George Mason University, including memoranda and correspondence between Clapsaddle and University administrators, student feedback on the ArtsBus program, and information on the NEA-funded Arts in Public Places (AIPP) program in northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. Series 1 contains the subject files of the collection. In this series, there are correspondences, biographical material, and administrative information for the George Mason University school of art, the ArtsBus and Art in Public Places. The administrative information contains financial statements, annual reports and reviews and other material on the day to day business. Series 2 contains photographs, slides and audio cassette tapes. This section presents artwork from George Mason University students as well as others. Series 3 contains VHS tapes of student art projects, along with a video guide and a faculty handbook.

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Arrangement

Organized into three series.

Series 1: Subject Files, 1981-2004 (Boxes 1-7)
Series 2: Photographs and Slides, 1973-2002 (Box 8)
Series 3: Videotapes, 1995-2000 (Boxes 9-10)

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center also holds the George Mason University Archives.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Clapsaddle, Jerry, 1941-

Corporate Names:

George Mason University. School of Art.

Subjects:

Art in universities and colleges--Virginia, Northern.

Document Types:

Photographic prints.
Slides.
Video recordings

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jerry Clapsaddle collection, Collection #C0064, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Jerry Clapsaddle in 2005-2006.

Processing Information

Processed by Tom Duncan in 2010. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009. Additional EAD markup completed by Tom Duncan in 2010.

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Contents List

Series 1: Subject Files, 1981-2004 (7 boxes)
This series contains office material from Jerry Clapsaddle's time as a professor of art, including correspondence, annual reports, files on the ArtsBus and museums, and information on the Art in Public Places program.
Box Folder
1 1 George Mason University Correspondence, 1981
Getting Hired
2 Annual Report, 1982-1983
Goals
3 Renewal, 1982
Faculty Profile
4 Space, Buildings and Grounds, November, 1981 - November, 1982
Floor Plans
5 1983, 1983
Memorandums, Annual Report, Arts Gala
6 1984, 1984
Memorandums, Travel Request, Postcard
7 1985, 1985
Correspondence, Papermaking Workshop, Accounting Report,
8 Annual Report, August, 1985
9 Curriculum Vita - Tenure Application, 1986
10 PT Letters from Carol Mattusch and Committee, November, 1986
Promotion and Tenure Committee
11 Promotion and Tenure Committee, 1986-1987
Correspondence
12 Curriculum Vitae Preparation, 1986
Biographical and Professional Material from 1941-1986
13 Annual Report, 1986
Correspondence
14 Annual Report - Cover Letter and Information, 1986
15 Workshop and Visiting Artists Proposals, 1987
16 Annual Report, 1987
17 Annual Report II, 1987
Box Folder
2 1 Annual Report III, 1987
2 Annual Report IV, 1987
3 George Mason University Salary, 1985-1988
Facts and Figures Comparisons
4 1988, 1988
Correspondence, Postcard, Petree Graphics
5 Annual Report, 1988
6 Annual Report II, 1988
7 Annual Review, 1988
8 Carol - Issues, 1989
9 George Mason University Salary Issue, 1989
10 Annual Report, 1989
11 Annual Report II, 1989
12 Annual Review, 1989
13 Study Leave Research Records, 1988-1989
14 George Mason University Appointments and Renewals, 1981-1989
Box Folder
3 1 1990, 1990
Correspondence, Department Responsibilities
2 Studio Issues, September, 1990
3 George Mason University Loan Forms, 1990
4 Alex Jamison VIT, 1990
Correspondence, Fellowships, Tenure Track Faculty
5 Annual Report, 1990
6 Annual Report 1990 Descriptive Information, 1990-1991
Correspondence, Report, Pamphlets
7 Annual Review, 1990
8 1991, 1991
Correspondence, Articles, "On Teaching at a Second-Rate University" by Terry Caesar
9 Annual Report, 1991
10 Student Art Insurance and Security, 1991
Correspondence, Newspaper Article
11 Ron Lauzon
Bachelor of Individual Study
12 Glen Belfiore
Bachelors of Individual Study
Box Folder
4 1 Field Trip Reports from Professor Goldman, September, 2002
New York, Student Reports
2 ArtsBus Feedback, November, 2003
3 ArtsBus Feedback - Goldman, November, 2003
4 ArtsBus Feedback - Uptown, November, 2003
5 ArtsBus Feedback, October, 2003
6 ArtsBus Feedback - Lauren, October, 2003
7 ArtsBus Feedback - Goldman, October, 2003
8 ArtsBus Feedback - Constantine, October, 2003
9 ArtsBus Feedback - Sandberg, September, 2003
10 ArtsBus Comments, 2001-2002
11 ArtsBus Inquiries, 2000
12 Art, 2003
Name Listings, Articles
13 ArtsBus New York, September, 2002
14 ArtsBus, October, 2003
15 ArtsBus, November, 2003
Box Folder
5 1 ArtsBus, September, 2003
Bryan Smith, New York, The Week Art, Luhring Augustine "On the Tightrope"
2 ArtsBus, March, 2003
Cancelled
3 ArtsBus, February, 2003
CUE Art, New York
4 ArtsBus, November, 2002
CUE Art, Participant List
5 ArtsBus, October, 2002
New York, The Art World, Participant List
6 ArtsBus, September, 2002
New York, Correspondence
7 ArtsBus Website and Brochure, 2002
Development
8 ArtsBus Overnights, May, 2002
Overnight to New York, Honors Seminar
9 ArtsBus, April, 2002
New York
10 ArtsBus, February, 2002
New York, Correspondence, Carolee Schneemann
11 ArtsBus, April 21, 2001
Receipts, Correspondence, Participant List, Wait List, New York
12 ArtsBus, March 24, 2001
Art and Visual Technologies, Correspondence, Participant List, Itinerary, New York
13 ArtsBus, February 24, 2001
Receipts, Contracts, Correspondence, New York
14 ArtsBus, November 18, 2000
New York, Wait List, Participant List,
15 ArtsBus, October 21, 2000
Participant List, New York
Box Folder
6 1 ArtsBus, September 23, 2000
Davor Vrankic, Participant List, Letter of Complaint, New York
2 ArtsBus, April 22, 2000
New York, Participant List, Wait List
3 ArtsBus Philadelphia, March-April, 2000
Flier
4 Philadelphia ArtsBus, March-April, 2000
Invoices, Fliers, Correspondence, Brochures
5 ArtsBus, March 25, 2000
New York, Participant List, Guides
6 ArtsBus, February 26, 2000
Correspondence, Participant List, Art Magazine, Wait List, New York
7 ArtsBus, November 20, 1999
Correspondence, Arts Bus Video Advertisement, Mark Stevens, Participant List
8 ArtsBus Richmond, October 30, 1999
Correspondence, Risk Release Agreement,
9 ArtsBus, October, 1999
Correspondence, Wait List
10 ArtsBus, September, 1999
Participant List, Response to Student Comments, Receipts
11 ArtsBus, February 27, 1999
New York, Articles
12 ArtsBus, April 24, 1999
New York, Art Mark Stevens, War Stories, The Museum of Modern Art
13 ArtsBus, March 27, 1999
Flier, Chuck Close, Robert Storr
14 ArtsBus, March 21, 1998
New York, Participant List
15 ArtsBus, September 26, 1998
New York, Flier, Correspondence, Art Magazine Copy
16 ArtsBus, October 24, 1998
New York, Flier, Correspondence
17 ArtsBus, November 21, 1998
New York, Chris Martin
18 ArtsBus, April 18, 1998
New York,
19 ArtsBus, September 27, 1997
New York
20 ArtsBus, November 21, 1998
New York, Art Magazine Copy, Correspondence
21 ArtsBus, February 21, 1998
New York, Articles
Box Folder
7 1 ArtsBus, November 22, 1997
New York, Correspondence, Museum of Modern Art
2 ArtsBus, October 25, 1997
New York
3 ArtsBus, April 19, 1997
New York
4 ArtsBus, March 22, 1997
New York
5 ArtsBus, November 2, 1996
New York, Fliers, Brochures, Pratt Institute, Articles
6 ArtsBus, October 5, 1996
New York, Meret Oppenheim "Beyond the Teacup"
7 ArtsBus Comments, 1996
8 ArtsBus Comments, 1997
9 ArtsBus Polls
10 2000, 2000
Correspondence
11 Art and Visual Technology Meetings, 2000-2001
Mission Statement, Correspondence, Memorandums
12 Artery, 2000-2003
Correspondence, Newspaper Articles, Call for Entries
13 Art and Visual Technology Promotional, 2000-2001
Fliers, Pamphlets, Correspondence
14 Kristin Johnsen-Neshati - Peer Review, 2000
Course Syllabi, Articles, Correspondence
15 Art and Visual Technology, 2001-2002
Faculty Meetings, Memorandums
16 College of Visual and Performing Arts, 2001-2002
Agenda, Meetings, Training Scenarios, ByLaws
17 FATE Presentation, March, 2001
Correspondence, Forms
18 Art Issues - Education, 2001
Correspondence
19 Annual Reports, 2002-2003
Box Folder
8 1 Art and Visual Technology, 2002
Meeting Minutes
2 Teaching Effectiveness Proposal, 2002
3 Syllabi, 2002
4 Art and Visual Technology Meeting, 2003
Memorandums, By Laws
5 Rollins - Pyramid Atlantic, 2003
Correspondence, Article
6 Art and Visual Technology Programming, 2003
Sculpture Proposal, Newspaper Articles, Correspondence
7 Syllabi, 1998-1999
8 Tour of Art and Visual Technologies, October 17, 2000
9 Certificate of Appreciation
20 Years of Service
10 2004, 2004
Memorandums, Correspondence, Convocation
11 Reference Letters, 1991-1995
12 Non-Student Letters of Reference, 1994-1995
13 Student Recommendations, 1987-1995
14 Graduation Awards, 1996-1997
Box Folder
9 1 Patricia Keller, 1995
Personal Mythology
2 Alumni To Contact, 1997
3 Letter to Alumni and Community, February 4, 1997
4 Alumni, 1996-1997
Alumni Lists Class of 1976 and Forward
5 Print Alumni, 1995
6 IOA Newsletter, 1993
Fliers, Newsletters, Pamphlets
7 Former Students Correspondence, 1983-1996
Correspondence, Cards
8 Alumni to Contact, 1983-1993
9 Art Studio News, August-October, 1995
10 Correspondence Former Students, 1993
11 Current Students, 1995
Correspondence
12 Students and Alumni Achievement Forms, 1995
13 Alumni News, 1992-1996
Articles, Correspondence
14 Print Alumni, 1996
15 Alumni to Contact, 2000-2002
Convocation, Correspondence
Box Folder
10 1 Finance, 1987-1991
Correspondence, Financial Records
2 Art in Public Places, 1983-1993
Correspondence, Forms, Progress Reports
3 Public Art, 1985-1987
Pamphlets, Post Cards, Examples of Public Art
4 Investment Advice, 1983
Pamphlets
5 Art in Public Places Commemorative, 1987-1989
Newspaper Articles
6 Art in Public Places Competitions, 1987-1989
Newspaper Article, Pamphlets
7 Art in Pubic Places Elsewhere, 1984-1989
Articles, Pamphlets, Booklets
8 Art in Public Places - Siah Armajani, 1986-1987
Correspondence, Contract
9 Art in Public Places - Siah Armajani II, 1985-1987
Correspondence, Cultural Park Map and Plans
10 Art in Public Places Expenses, 1985-1987
Budget Reports
11 Receipts, 1987
12 Art in Public Places Planning Grant, 1983-1987
13 Art in Public Places Book Information, 1991
14 Art in Public Places Policy, 1987
Newspaper Articles
Box Folder
11 1 Art in Public Places - Jackie Ferrara, 1983-1984
Correspondence
2 Art in Public Places Planning Committee, 1988
3 Art in Public Places Campus Projects, 1986
University of Massachusetts Art Council
4 Art in Public Places - Philadelphia
Pamphlets, Guide to Philadelphia Architecture
5 Art in Public Places - Rockville, Maryland, 1987
6 Art in Public Places University Campuses, 1989
7 Vietnam Memorial, 1987
Newspaper Articles
8 Art in Public Places Artists, 1989
Newspaper Articles
9 Art in Public Places File, 1980-1998
Magazines, Newspaper Articles
10 Art in Public Places Contracts, 1983-1986
11 Art in Public Places Artists - DePalma, 1988
Ballston Gateway Proposal
12 Art in Public Places Artists - Holt, 1987
Urban Design
13 National Airport, July, 1997
Newspapers
14 Art in Public Places Consultants - Yahalem, June, 1992
15 Art in Public Places Organizations and Projects, 1984-1989
Booklets, Newsletters
Box Folder
12 1 Rockville Art in Public Places, 1987
2 Art in Public Places - Partners for Livable Places, 1989-1992
3 Art in Public Places Olympics, 1984
4 Art in Public Places - Battery Park, 1988
5 Art in Public Places - Proposals, 1999
Newspaper Articles
6 Committee for Public Art, 1987
7 Art in Public Places - Philadelphia Conference, October, 1987
8 Art in Public Places Conference - Smithsonian, April, 1989
Building the Modern City
9 Art in Public Places - Urban Planning
Newsletter
10 Art in Public Places, James Center Proposal, 1985
11 Art in Public Places, James Center Studies, 1985
12 Art in Public Places - King Street Station Park, 1989
13 Art in Public Places - PADC, 1988
14 Art in Public Places Publications
Livability, Art in Form
15 Art in Public Places, 1988-1992
16 AIDS Quilt, 1992
Newspaper Articles
17 Partners for Livable Spaces - Amenities, 1989
Box Folder
13 1 Roger Tomhave, 1992
Correspondence, Articles
2 1992, 1992
Correspondence, Events, Awards
3 Annual Report, 1993
4 Goals, 1992-1993
5 Annual Report, 1992
6 Artifact Meeting, August, 1992
7 1993, 1993
Correspondence, Plan for the Arts
8 Annual Report, 1993-1994
9 Department Future - Position Papers, 1993
Possible Split Between Art and Art History
10 Department Future - Polls, 1993
11 Art and Education Defense Issues, 1992
Box Folder
14 1 Department Future - College of Arts and Sciences, 1992
Meeting Minutes
2 Departmental Future - Sheila Ellen, 1992
3 Educational Reform, 1991
Newspaper Articles
4 College of Arts and Sciences Statements, 1992
5 Art Statements, 1992
Newspaper Articles
6 Departmental Future - University Notes, December, 1992-January, 1993
7 Studio Future, 1993
Correspondence, Prospectus
8 Institute of Arts Student Affairs Committee, 1993-1994
Meeting Minutes
9 Annual Review, 1993
10 1994, 1994
Correspondence, Text Suggestions, Calendar
Exhibition Assessments, 1993-1995
11 Outside Funding for the Arts, 1995-1997
Newspaper Articles
12 CD Rom Grant, 1994
13 Arts Agenda, Spring, 1994
14 Student Work Loan Records, 1994
15 Artreach Exhibition, 1994
16 Annual Report, 1994
17 1995, 1995
Goals, Teaching, Articles, Fliers, Studio Fundamentals,
18 Annual Report and Reviews, 1995-1996
19 Institute of Arts Retreat, May, 1996
Box Folder
15 1 1996, 1996
Correspondence, Short on Faculty
2 Arts Budget, 1996
3 Student Funding, 1996
4 Arts, Spring, 1996
Faculty Agenda
5 Course, 1996
Course Lists, Fliers, Correspondence
6 Arts Meetings, 1996-1997
7 Exhibition Schedules, 1996-1997
8 Goals, 1997
9 South East College Arts Conference, 1997
10 Evans, 1997-1998
Correspondence, Meeting
11 Student Achievements, 1997
12 Studio Description, 1997
13 George Mason University Teaching Awards, 1995-1980
14 Annual Report, 1997
Instructional Rating Reports, Events, Booklets
15 1998, 1998
Faculty Workload, Art Studies Handbook
16 Arts, 1997
Mission Statement, Meeting Minutes
Box Folder
16 1 Web Page, 1997-1998
New Website
2 Facility Needs, 1997-1998
3 Arts Budget, 1998
4 Scheduling and Staff, 1996-1999
5 Annual Report, 1998
6 Annual Report, 1998-1999
7 Restructuring, 1999
Correspondence, Drafts for Restructuring Ideas
8 Annual Report, 1999
9 Annual Report, 1999-2000
10 Exhibitions, 1999
11 Newsletter, 1998-1999
First Issue of Platform
12 Suzanne Carbonneau Tenure Dossier, 1999
13 Arts and Visual Technologies Curriculum Committee, 2000-2001
Discussion of Curriculum Changes
14 Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts Revisions, 1999-2000
15 Record of Issues, 2000
Correspondence, Institute of Arts Peer Review
Box Folder
17 1 ArtBus Videos, 2000
VHS Price Lists, Video Catalogs
2 ArtBus - New York City, 2002
3 ArtsBus Overnight Feedback, April, 2003
4 ArtsBus Feedback, 2003
5 ArtsBus Pay Paper Trail, 1995-1998
Expenses, Copy
6 ArtsBus History, 2001
7 ArtsBus Funding, 2002
8 ArtsBus New York City Trip and Death Watch, 1998-1999
9 ArtsBus Comments, 2000
10 ArtsBus Daytrip Feedback, April, 2003
11 ArtsBus Marketing, 1998-2000
Correspondence, Newspaper Articles, Booklets, Fliers
12 ArtsBus, March 23, 2002
Itinerary, New York City
Box Folder
18 1 ArtsBus, Fall, 2001
Correspondence, Articles on Events
2 ArtsBus, October 20, 2001
Correspondence, Expenses, Exhibition Information, New York City
3 ArtsBus Planning, 2001-2002
4 ArtsBus New York City, Magazine and Newspaper Articles
5 ArtsBus Information, 2000-2001
Correspondence, Newspaper Articles, Notes
6 ArtsBus Information, 2001
Art Guides
7 Rauschenberg
Epic Vision, Review
8 ArtsBus, 2001
New York City, Arts Guide
Box Folder
19 1 ArtsBus Problems, 1997-1998
Subway, Buses, Tour Masters, Risk Forms, New York City Artists and Art Dealers, New York City Maps
2 ArtsBus Future, 2000
3 ArtsBus - Places to Eat, 1998
Newspaper Articles, Restaurant Reviews
4 ArtsBus Metropolitan Museum, 2004
Correspondence, Guide Books
5 ArtsBus - Articles on Current Exhibitions, 2001
6 New York City ArtsBus, 2001
7 ArtsBus, 2000
Articles, Museum References
8 ArtsBus Expenses, 1999
9 ArtsBus Expenses Before 1999 1983-1998
Box Folder
20 1 ArtsBus Budget, 1998-1999
2 ArtsBus Financial, 1999
3 ArtsBus Reports, 1997-1999
Memorandums, Financial Statements
4 ArtsBus Future, 2002-2004
Correspondence, Newspaper Articles
5 Trish Mandes Article, 2003
6 ArtsBus Overnights, 2002
7 ArtsBus Meeting, 2002
Notes
8 ArtsBus, April, 2002
Board List, New York City, Overnight Trip
9 ArtBus - New World Trade Center, November, 2001
10 ArtsBus - Egon Verheyen, November, 2001
Correspondence
11 David Tannous, 1990-1998
Correspondence
12 ArtsBus - Articles on Current Exhibitions, 2001-2002
13 ArtsBus - Listings of Current Performances, 1996
14 ArtsBus - Listings of Current Performances, 1993-1994
15 Extras, 2002
Maps and Exhibition Lists for New York City
16 Kirby Malone, 1998-2003
Series 2: Photographs and Slides, 1973-2002 (1 box)
This series contains photographs and slides of art from students and museums, as well as art in public places.
Box Folder
21 1 Art in Public Places Artists, 1989
Slides
2 Recent Works, 1986
Slides
3 Alan Fisher's Student Slides, 1990
Oakton High School
4 Art in Public Places and Art Apprenticeships, 1973
Slides
5 Cat's Journal
Journal, Slides, Cassette Tape
6 SF 2 Exhibition, 1999
Photographs
7 Carol - Issues, 1989
Cassette Tapes
8 Shipping Crates, 1984
Photographs
Virginia Commonwealth University - George Mason University Print Exchange
Blue Container
SFI Exhibit Installation Blue Container
Series 3: Videotapes, 1995-2000 (2 boxes)
This serious contains VHS tapes of art projects by students.
Box Folder
22 1 Art Exhibits, 1995-1996
Fliers, Response Gallery, Video Rental, Correspondence
2 Video Resource Catalog, October, 1997
3 George Mason University Faculty Handbook, 2001
Box Folder
23 U Street Sounds, August, 2000
GMU-TV
Stairwell Project, 1997
Stairwell Project, Spring, 1997
Steve Kim - Video Projections of Law
The Audacity of Moon Advertising
SF2 Student Videos
Julie Harrell - Ritual Project, April 2000
I Am A Jackass
SF2 Student Video
Out of the Void - Katie Devins
SF2 Student Videos
SF2 Student Videos - Ritual Project
SF2 Student Video
SF2 Student Video
Mary Clair - Ritual Project
Box Folder
24 The Lighting and Computer Art of Patrick Gill
Two Short Animation
Students of Rosalind Kimball Moulton, "Mental Games" by Rosalind Kimball Moulton
Doug Basset - Of the First Generation
SF2 Student Video
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