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Marilyn Lande Papers

Identifier: M076


Marilyn Lande (b. 1939) an independent researcher, conceptual artist, photographer and videographer from Denver, Colorado. Her research on the history of Jewish women focuses on the way history as well as Jewish heritage and faith influenced the arts and lives of Jewish women. The Marilyn Lande papers consist of research material collected by Lande while exploring the history of Jewish women. The Marilyn Lande Jewish Women Archive includes magazine and newspaper articles, book chapters, offprints, conference programs, museum and exhibit announcements, lecture and course announcements, course syllabi, and artists' biographies.


  • 1943-2004
  • Majority of material found in 1990-2003


Biographical / Historical

Marilyn Lande, a Denver, Colorado conceptual artist, photographer, videographer, and independent scholar had spent many years exploring the history of Jewish women, and the way that history, Jewish heritage, and faith has influenced the art and lives of Jewish women. Lande was a member of the Colorado Jewish Artists' Guild and pursues the truths in history by revealing them through her art. She attended the Chicago Art Institute, Northwestern University, and the University of Denver. This artwork includes photography, mixed media, and folk art works.


1 Linear Feet (1 record box)

3.0 Linear Feet (3 containers)

Scope and Contents

The Marilyn Lande Papers contain research material collected by Lande for her Jewish Women Archive. Magazine and newspaper articles, book chapters and offprints comprise the bulk of the research material. Also included in the collection are conference programs collected by Lande during her work, exhibit and museum announcements for exhibits featuring Jewish women artists, as well as lecture and course announcements for courses taught by Lande and others. Materials also include course syllabi and artists' biographies. Lande curated a number of exhibits focused on Jewish women artists, and materials from these exhibits are contained in the collection. Marilyn Lande also collected books and videos. Lande interviewed, filmed, and produced a large number of the videos. The majority of the works are about Jewish women, and Jewish women artists in particular. These materials are housed in the main Penrose Library collection, and can be found in Peak, the online catalog, by searching ''Marilyn Lande Jewish Women Archive'' in a keyword search.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Marilyn Lande, June 2004.


No further accruals are expected.

Related Materials

Related books and videos created, filmed, and produced by Marilyn Lande can be found in the main University Libraries Collection.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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