A Finding Aid to the Candy Store Gallery Records, 1968-2004, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.candstog
Creators:
Candy Store Gallery
Dates:
1968-2004
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Linear foot
Repository:
The records of the Candy Store Gallery measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1968 to 2004. The records document the history of the gallery through corresondence, photographs, and artist files for some of the more notable artists; clippings, magazine articles, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and other printed material.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The records of the Candy Store Gallery measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1968 to 2004. The records document the history of the gallery through corresondence, photographs, and artist files for some of the more notable artists; clippings, magazine articles, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and other printed material.
Artist files consist of general correspondence between Adeliza McHugh and friends and artists, and file of photographs of artwork and exhibitions. Some of the correspondence was created with pieces of sketches and watercolor paintings. Also included are artist files consisting of resumes, some correspondence, and printed material for notable artists such as Robert Arneson, Roy Deforest, Maija Peeples, and Luis Cruz Azaceta.
Printed material consists of newspaper clippings and articles, magazine article, a book on Sacramento, and exhibition announcements and catalogs. Some of the announcements are handmade.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into two series.
  • Series 1: Artist Files, 1968-2000 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1)
  • Series 2: Printed Material, 1972-2004 (0.5 linear feet; Box 1)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Candy Store Gallery was founded by Adeliza McHugh in Folsom, California in 1962. The gallery primarily exhibited the works of teachers and students from California State University at Sacramento and the University of California at Davis. The gallery also hosted multiple solo exhibitions from artists such as Robert Arneson, Sandra Shannonhouse, and Luis Jimenez. The gallery closed in 1992.

Administration
Author
Ricky Gomez
Sponsor
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2004 by Sheri Renison, daughter of Adeliza McHugh, as part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid created by Ricky Gomez in 2021.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Preferred Citation
Candy Store Gallery records, 1968-2004. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Related Materials
Also found in the Archives of American Art is the Candy Store Gallery exhibition announcements, [undated] and 1973-1982.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art galleries, Commercial -- California Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McHugh, Adeliza, 1912- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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