Kevin Indovino

 

AIDS Remembrance Garden Collection, 1990-2004

Records Inventory

Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley, Rochester, NY

 

 

Portfolio 1 – AIDS Remembrance Garden oversized planning drawings and layout; additional oversized ephemera; c. 1992-1999

  • Two blank, white heavy cardboard pieces, n.d.
  • Three fuschia-colored foam board mounts, listing sponsor names [?], n.d.
  • Paper mounted on thin wood: Layout of AIDS Remembrance Garden and plant listing, n.d. [c. 1997?]
  • Framed poster: “Announcing the 2nd Annual Benefit Party for the AIDS Remembrance Garden,” Avenue Pub, May 23, 1999
  • Blank cardboard rectangle, n.d.
  • White foam board sign, “Raffle, $1.00, Win: Korean Lilac Bush,” n.d.
  • Printout: “AIDS Remembrance Garden Available Trees 27-Mar-97,” January 1998
  • Large foam board with mounted tracing paper, “AIDS Remembrance Garden at Highland Park – Planting Concept, Scale 1” = 20’, January 1993, Prepared by: Environmental Design & Research, P.C.” [sketches, clippings of flowers/trees, annotations], c. 1993
  • Large foam board with mounted paper, “AIDS Remembrance Garden at Highland Park – Site Plan Enlargement, Scale ¼” = 1’, September 1992, Prepared by: Environmental Design & Research, P.C.” [overhead drawing, with label “AIDS Remembrance Garden, Located in Highland Park – South: Rochester, NY, On top of the hill at Highland and South Avenues”], c. 1992
  • Large foam board with mounted paper, “AIDS Remembrance Garden at Highland Park – Perspective sketch, September 1992, Prepared by: Environmental Design & Research, P.C.” [overhead drawing, with label “AIDS Remembrance Garden, Located in Highland Park – South: Rochester, NY, On top of the hill at Highland and South Avenues”], c. 1992

 

 

Box ARG-1: AIDS Remembrance Garden administrative information, legal/tax documents, Book of Life information, correspondence, programs, news clippings, drawings, photographs, and related ephemera; c. 1990-2004

  • Box “ARG NP Handstamp,” contains self-inking stamp “Non-Profit Org. U.S. Postage PAID, Rochester, NY, Permit No. 8,” n.d.
  • Hand-lettered book: “Book of Life,” contains pages of names, 1980-1999. Front page reads “This book made possible by funding from The Episcopal Diocese of Rochester and the Reverend Paul E. Walker, Please return to: The Episcopal Diocesan House, 935 East Avenue, Rochester, New York, 14607,” n.d. [c. 1990s]
  • Frame: “Book of Life / Please do not write in book. If you would like to submit a name for the Book of Life, please fill out the available entry cards. Thank you.” n.d. [c. 1990s]
  • Ziploc bag, contains 4 clip-on name badge and 3 pin name badges, “PeaceArt International Usher,” n.d.
  • Large vinyl banner [approx. 8 feet long]: White background with dark green lettering, “AIDS Remembrance Garden, Rochester, New York,” n.d. [c. 1990s]
  • Large vinyl banner [approx. 6 feet long]: Tan background with dark green lettering, “A Place of Hope / Healing / Remembrance / AIDS Remembrance Garden,” n.d. [c. 1990s]
  • Box “AIDS Remembrance Garden/ Benefits, VHS Tapes,” contains:
    • VHS tape: “Gay Alliance Promo, Produced by Michael Moore,” n.d.
    • VHS tape: “The Changing Faces of the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley, 17 minutes,” n.d.
    • VHS tape: “Rochester Productions, GAGV Testimonial,” n.d.
    • VHS tape: “Excerpts from 1989, 1991, 1996 Pride Parades, Rochester, NY, Time: 36 minutes, Property of: TV Dinner, 232-7190/ DVD 0001 Evelyn,” n.d.
    • VHS tape: “In a New Light: AIDS Benefit,” n.d.
    • VHS tape: “AIDS Garden Remembrance Service / Remembrance Service AIDS Garden, 6/21/95 TV8 and 13 Reports,” c. 1995
    • VHS tape: “AIDS Garden 1999 R News / 6/99,” c. 1999
    • VHS tape: “Pride Fest ‘03 / Pride Fest – pt 1 – wide shots + parade, pt 2 – close-ups,” c. 2003
  • Binder [unlabeled], contains photographs and news clippings of AIDS Remembrance Garden events, 1994-1996, including:
    • groundbreaking
    • “Beginning Excavation Work, 1994”
    • “Annual Service of Hope and Healing, 1995”
    • “Annual Service of Hope and Healing, 1996”
  • Binder “A.R.G.,” contains:
    • Notes
    • list of contacts
    • budget
    • Meeting minutes of AIDS Remembrance Place Project, 1991-1998
  • Binder [unlabeled], contains:
    • AIDS Remembrance Garden section diagrams and lists of trees/plants and donors, n.d. [c. 1990s]
    • ARG Donor List from 1992-1996
  • Binder [unlabeled], contains:
    • Information sheet on AIDS Remembrance Garden, n.d.
    • Programs: AIDS Remembrance Garden Service of Hope and Healing, 2004
    • “The Book of Life” application cards, filled out, n.d.
    • “The Book of Life” blank application cards, n.d.
    • Hand-out: “Book of Life: Updated May 2004,” names from 1981-2001, c. 2004
  • Small cardboard box, contains:
    • Scott’s Photo envelope, with photos of Highland Park, includes some close-ups of shrubs/trees/flowers with plaques, c. 1999
    • Folder: “Loose photographs and negatives, c. 1990s,” contains:
      • 4 loose photographs of display booth/event showcasing drawings for AIDS Remembrance Garden, with people and flowers; n.d.
      • 5 loose photographs of dedication ceremony, Spring 1995
      • 2 loose photographs of banner for AIDS Remembrance Garden, n.d.
      • Loose negatives, n.d. [c. 1990s]
    • Frame: Certificate of Appreciation Presented to AIDS Remembrance Garden for Participation, Support, and Assistance at GardenScape ‘96, 1996
    • Folder: “Address mailing labels, n.d.” [contains sheets of printed Avery labels with addreses of Garden Angels; also return address templates for AIDS Remembrance Garden, n.d.]
    • Folder: “Dear Garden Angel form templates, c. 1999 and n.d.” [contains form letters for Garden Angels, c. 1999 and n.d.]
    • Folder: “The Pastoral Care HIV/ AIDS Resource Packet, Monroe County, New York, 1996-1997,” c. 1996-1997
    • Booklet: Rochester Neighborhood Associations List, 1998
    • Folder: “BNO,” contains recognition of Greater Rochester AIDS Interfaith Network, Inc. as 501(c)3, with related tax and legal documents, c. 1989-1990
    • Folder: “ARG Tax Forms,” contains tax forms and related reference for AIDS Remembrance Garden, 1990-2002
    • Folder: “AIDS Service May 20,” contains ad and program for Interfaith Service of Memory and Hope at AIDS Remembrance Garden, May 20, 2001
    • Folder: “Meeting Minutes, 1995-1996,” contains minutes for ARG/GRAIN meetings, 1995-1996
    • Folder: “Auction information,” contains flyers, photographs of auctioneers, list of auction lots, letters, c. 1996-2000
    • Folder: “Services programs, 1995-2000,” contains programs for annual Services of Hope and Healing at AIDS Remembrance Garden, 1995-2000
    • Folder: “Fundraising information sheets,” details about AIDS Remembrance Garden, n.d.
    • Folder: “Book of Life addition cards, c. 1990s-2002,” contains names and cards for additions to Book of Life remembrance book, undated but likely c. 1990s-2002
    • Folder: “Publicity and media list, c. 1998-1999 and n.d.,” contains magazines, news clippings, ad, and media list for Rochester, c. 1998-1999 and n.d.
    • Folder: “Drawings, 1992,” contains reproductions of concept sketches for AIDS Remembrance Garden, c. 1992
    • Folder: “Miscellaneous notes and ephemera,” contains name tags, badge holders, envelopes, notes, sign-in sheets, various invoices, business cards; c. 1990s-2002
  • Folder: “Barber Conable,” contains:
    • List of updates to Book of Life, June 2000
    • Letter from White House to Kevin J. Meyers of AIDS Remembrance Garden, July 12, 1999
    • Book of Life cards, n.d.
    • Help Wanted flyers for AIDS Garden Crew, n.d.
    • Service program for 8th Annual Service of Hope and Healing, June 21, 2000
    • Mailing list sheets, n.d.
    • AIDS Remembrance Garden service program, June 19, 1996
    • Fundraising info sheets, n.d.
    • Save the Dates flyers for 8th Annual Remembrance Service and 3rd Annual Auction Fundraiser events, n.d. [c. 2000]
  • Two issues of Empty Closet, July and August 2001
  • Folder: “News clippings/ photocopies/ press releases, 1993,” contains photocopied press releases and news articles about AIDS Garden, 1993
  • Folder: “Budgets,” contains: budget info, Treasurer’s Reports, updated fundraising list, c. 1991-1993
  • Folder: “Kevin Meyers, 501(c)(3),” contains copies of letters for Greater Rochester AIDS Interfaith Network from IRS, 1990
  • Folder [unlabeled]: contains photocopies of news article “Power of grief helped plant Rochester’s AIDS Garden,” Democrat & Chronicle, September 25, 1997
  • Folder: “Stats,” contains:
    • White folder: “Grant originals, 11/94,” contains budgets, copies of tax exempt letter, other AIDS Remembrance Garden info sheets, c. 1994
    • Copies of construction cost estimates for AIDS Remembrance Garden by Environmental Design & Research, n.d.
    • Copies of info sheet re: development of AIDS Remembrance Garden steering committee, n.d.
    • Copies of tax exempt letter from IRS, 1990
  • Folder: “Steering Commitee,” contains copies of info sheet re: development of AIDS Remembrance Garden steering committee, n.d.
  • White folder: “Master Copies, AIDS Remembrance Garden Photos,” contains color copies of concept design sketches for AIDS Remembrance Garden, c. 1992
  • Folder: “ARG Grant Proposal Drafts,” contains copies of 1993 articles, tax forms, fundraising sheets, lists of available plants for garden, c. 1993-1994
  • Folder: “Archives,” contains:
    • copies of news articles about AIDS Remembrance Garden, c. 1993-1995
    • program for Swell the Hallelujahs holiday concert by Rochester Gay Men’s Chorus and Women’s Community Chorus, c. 1994
    • program for World AIDS Day 1993 Service of Remembrance, 1993
  • Copy of Empty Closet, July 1995
  • Folder: “Postage Statements, 2001,” contains ARG office postage statements, c. 2001
  • Folder [unlabeled], contains:
    • unlabeled photo negatives, n.d.
    • Programs for Service of Healing, Hope, and Remembrance at AIDS Remembrance Garden, May 20, 2001
    • Color reproduction of concept design sketch for AIDS Remembrance Garden, c. 1993
    • Application/ template for Little Theatre Slide Advertising n.d.
  • Envelope: “Kevin Meyers, WXXI / Leonard Urso,” contains:
    • “Proposal to the Review Committee for Monroe County Parks Department, Installation of Sculpture,” c. 2002
    • Photographs of sculptures, c. 2002
    • Letter of Agreement for installation of sculpture for AIDS Remembrance Garden between ARG and Leonard Urso, August 21, 2002
    • Information sheets for proposal about AIDS Remembrance Garden and sculpture installation, c. 2002
  • Envelope: “ARG Sculpture Minutes,” contains notes, meeting minutes, other correspondence; c. 1991-1993
  • Envelope: “to Mr. Kevin Indovino,” contains legal correspondence and agreement for Sculpture Loan, 2003
  • Padded envelope: “George Eastman House / Kevin Meyers, WXXI,” contains color reproductions of concept design sketches for AIDS Remembrance Garden; originals c. 1992, reproductions undated.
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