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Creators:
Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Dates:
1970-1992
Size:
33.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.womabuil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Woman's Building feminist arts organization in Los Angeles measure 33.4 linear feet and date from 1970-1992. Originally founded by artist Judy Chicago, graphic designer Sheila Levant de Bretteville, and art historian Arlene Raven in 1973, the Woman's Building served as an education center and public gallery space for women artists in southern California. The records document both the educational and exhibition activities and consist of administrative records, financial and legal records, publications, curriculum files, exhibition files, grant funding records and artist's works of arts and prints. A significant portion of the collection documents the Women's Graphic Center, a typesetting, design, and printing service operated by The Woman's Building.

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Dates:
2003
Level:
file
Size:
(exhibition announcement)
Collection ID:
AAA.ybartoma
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
1924-1987
Level:
series
Size:
0.5 Linear Feet (Box 2)
Collection ID:
AAA.losangea
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Subject files covering a variety of special topics and projects were compiled by the LAAA and have been kept in their original order. There are files concerning the California Arts Council, a project to create a directory of artists in Southern California, other organizations and art associations, the Stendhal Gallery, California Landscape, and th...

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Dates:
1980-2004, undated
Level:
file
Size:
(4 folders; see also: Carrasco, Barbara; Delgado, Roberto; Galería Otra Vez; Gamboa, Diane; García, Margaret; Goldman, Shifra; Gronk; Healy, Wayne; Hernandez, Ester; Luján, Magu; Valadez, John; Valdez, Patssi)
Collection ID:
AAA.ybartoma
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(exhibition announcements; catalogs; program brochures; clippings; event announcements; workshop schedule; organization history; bound volume, Self-Help Graphics & Art Celebrating 30 Years "In the Heart of East LA"; press release; invitations; catalog, Across the Street: Self-Help Graphics and Chicano Art in los Angeles, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna B...

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Creators:
Los Angeles Art Association
Dates:
1922-1990
Size:
12.6 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.losangea
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Los Angeles Art Association records measure 12.6 linear feet and date from 1922-1990. Almost a third of the collection consists of artists' files containing a wide variety of materials documenting the association's relationship with numerous California and international artists. Also found are ten scrapbooks documenting exhibitions and events over the course of 50 years, administrative files, correspondence, subject files, exhibition files, financial and legal records, printed material, and photographic material depicting artists, events, and artwork. Scattered files of Executive Director Helen Wurdemann's are also found throughout the collection.

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Creators:
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art
Dates:
1973-1988
Size:
18 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.losangin
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art measure 18 linear feet, date from 1973 to 1988, and document the brief thirteen-year history of LAICA's activities as a Southern California visual arts organization and exhibition space for contemporary art. Records detail the founding of the organization, operations and administration, exhibitions, events, and publications. More than half of the collection is comprised of exhibition, program, and event files that include correspondence with artists, curators, and others; printed materials; and photographs, negatives, and slides.

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Creators:
California Art Club
Dates:
1916-1961
Size:
1.5 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.caliart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The California Art Club guest register and scrapbooks measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1916 to 1961. Included are guest registers spanning 1927 to 1931; a Year Book 1916 of the California Art Club containing images of member artwork and essays; and eleven scrapbooks with clippings, exhibition materials, club bulletins, and place settings.

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Creators:
McCoy, Esther
Dates:
circa 1876-1990
bulk 1938-1989
Size:
44.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mccoesth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Southern California architectural historian, critic, and writer Esther McCoy measure 44.4 linear feet and date from 1876 to 1990 (bulk 1938-1989). The collection documents McCoy's career, as well as her family and personal life through biographical material, extensive correspondence, personal and professional writings, project files, Southern California architects' files, clippings and other printed material, a large collection of photographs and slides, and taped interviews of Southern California modern architects.

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