Organization of Art Sponsors records

Collection ID:
Organization of Art Sponsors
Physical Description:
6 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on partial reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, membership lists, minutes, and by-laws, from 1970-1976.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3161: Two v. of the journal "The Lively Arts/West," numbered folio 1 and 2, an intended publication of the Organization of Art Sponsors. The journals include information about the Organization of Art Sponsors; a biographical sketch of the journal's editor, Esther Waggoner Robles; and reports on California artists, galleries, and museums.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
A non-profit group created to support and promote contemporary artists and galleries in the Los Angeles area. Esther Waggoner Robles was president, as well as editor of "The Lively Arts/West."

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3161 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The 2 journals on reel 3161 were donated in 1973 by Esther Waggoner Robles. Her widower, Robert Robles, donated the 6 ft. of unmicrofilmed records in 2002.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
2 v. Journal: "The Lively Arts/West": Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Conditions Governing Access
Unmicrofilmed: Use requires an appointment and is limited to AAA's Washington, D.C. office.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Arts organizations -- California Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- California Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Artists -- California Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Robles, Esther Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
750 9th Street, NW
Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001