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Creators:
Some Serious Business (Firm)
Dates:
1976-1980
Size:
6.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.someserb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This collection includes correspondence with artists, exhibition announcements, flyers, posters, and financial records of the alternative art organization, Some Serious Business that was located in Venice, California.

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Creators:
Organization of Art Sponsors
Dates:
1970-1976
Size:
6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on partial reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.orgaof
Repository:
Archives of American Art

UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, membership lists, minutes, and by-laws, from 1970-1976.

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Creators:
Daly, Nellie Murtha, 1867-1954
Dates:
1893-1914
Size:
0.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dalynell
Repository:
Archives of American Art

18 sketches, undated; 1 business letter, 1914; newspaper clippings and articles, 1893, 1894 and undated; exhibition catalogs, 1896-1914; and additional printed material relating to her work as the secretary and later treasurer of the Sketch Club, San Francisco, Calif.

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Creators:
Harris, Sam Hyde, 1889-1977
Dates:
1928-1980
Size:
1.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.harrsam
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Primarily printed material pertaining to the various California art organizations and clubs in which Harris was a member, 1923-1980, including exhibition announcements and catalogs, newsletters, bulletins, including a series of THE ART BEACON, 1948-1972; correspondence, 1928-1979; photographs of Harris and other artists, including Bennett Bradbury,...

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Creators:
Market Street Program (Arts organization: Venice, Calif.)
Dates:
1970-1974
Size:
0.6 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.markstre
Repository:
Archives of American Art

REEL 3979: Correspondence, notes, business records, and mailing lists.

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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:
Putnam family
Dates:
1822-1978
Size:
1.2 Linear feet ((microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.putnputn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; genealogical information; a photo album; photographs and tintypes; an inventory notebook; contracts; clippings; and miscellaneous material.

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Creators:
National Watercolor Society (U.S.)
Dates:
1920-1995
Size:
3.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.natiwate
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Articles of incorporation, newsletters, artist's biographies, slides for exhibitions (1980-1990) and rental slides (1990-1995), pamphlets and programs (1954-1995), six scrapbooks (1921-1994) containing printed materials and some with photographs and artists' resumes, three Presidents' books (1922-1995), a guidebook, group portraits from 1949 and 19...

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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:
Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Dates:
1970-1992
Size:
33.5 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 33.5 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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