Calendars and Schedules research guide

 

This guide provides links to select digitized reference copies of Rauschenberg's calendars. Materials are provided in this guide are for research purposes only. For reproduction requests, email the archives.

 

Overview
Throughout his career, Rauschenberg and his studio kept various calendars detailing his travels, exhibitions, appointments, and other information. Entries were made by Rauschenberg and/or assistants. Levels of detail are not consistent and vary throughout the years.  

 

Access Note
Digitized calendars are viewed via PDFs, which use an oversized non-standard 13" x 19" page format to allow for legibility of calendar entries. Larger file sizes may take longer to view / download.

 

1960s
There are only two known calendars from the 1960s. These are the earliest calendars in the collection.

September 1962 - December 1963
1969

 

1970s
During this time period, Rauschenberg and his studio assistants primarily kept shared calendars, sometimes multiple copies with different annotations.

1971
1972
1973
December 1974
1975
1976 / 1976 / 1976
1977 / 1977 / 1977
1978
1979 / 1979

Not digitized: Select years also have Captiva wall calendars as well as a daily calendar book (1972) and daily logs (1976).

 

1980s
While there was no consistent calendar style used in 80s, at the beginning of the decade Rauschenberg and his studio assistants primarily shared calendars, sometimes multiple copies with different annotations.

1980
1981 / 1981
1982 / 1982 / 1982
1983
1986
1987 (request digitization)

Not digitized: Select years also have activity (1988), office (1983-1986), or travel (1981-1989) logs; daily (1986) or weekly (1984-1985) calendar books as well as annual calendars kept by studio employees.

 

1990s
Starting in the 90s, Rauschenberg and studio employees kept separate calendars. Only annual calendars that are labeled as "Rauschenberg" or "RR" have been digitized. There is no "Rauschenberg" 1990 annual calendar.

1991
1992
1993
1994
1995 (request digitization)
1996
1997
1998
1999 (request digitization)

Not digitized: Select years also have travel logs (1990-1995) as well as annual calendars labeled as "office" or kept by a specific studio employee.

 

2000s
Throughout the 2000s, Rauschenberg and the studio employees kept separate calendars. Digitization of annual calendars that are labeled as "Rauschenberg" or "RR" is in process. Please use the request links below to prioritize completion.

2000 (request digitization)
2001 (request digitization)
2002 (request digitization)
2003 (request digitization)
2004 (request digitization)
2005 (request digitization)
2006 (request digitization)
2007 (request digitization)
2008 (request digitization)

Not digitized: Each year also has annual calendars labeled as "office" or kept by a specific studio employee. Employees kept calendars through 2010.

March 1973 calendar page

Monthly entries from a shared calendar, March 1973