Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 395 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Citizens Committee to Save Elysian Park was founded in 1965 to organize public and official awareness and to raise support to preserve the park land as public open space, and to develop it for recreational activities. The mission and efforts of this vibrant "grass roots" organization are ongoing, and the Committee will continue to add materials which document its activities. The collection consists of fifteen boxes of records dating back to the Committee's early history in the 1960s. It...
Dates: 1965 - 2019
Abstract The Clayonian Literary Society was charged with inviting notable persons of the day to speak at its meetings. George Long Hutchings, a banker, was chairman of the Clayonian Society of Newark, New Jersey at least until 1871. Some of the club's speakers included G. W. Curtis, Anna E. Dickinson, Bret Harte, and Frederick Douglass, among many other authors, musicians, actors, abolitionists, and activists. The collection is comprised of "acceptance" as well as "rejection" letters of the...
Dates: 1865 - 1937; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1896
Overview A collection of family papers concerning a Jewish family who fled Austria and sought exile in the United States during the rise of Nazi power. Felix Merori Cleve, his wife Melitta Cleve, their son George Wolfgang Cleve, and Felix's sister Fanny Suhrkamp-Cleve, were Austrian-Jewish emigres who fled to the United States after the Nazi Anschluss of Austria. This collection contains professional and personal correspondence and papers prior to their departure, correspondence and papers related to...
Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.; Series Series 2.
Abstract Typescripts and editorial content, correspondence, advertising information, personnel records, distribution records, financial records, notes, negatives, and publicity material, 1972-1979, from the bi-monthly gay and lesbian newsmagazine, Coast to Coast Times and its predecessor Pacific Coast Times, based in West Hollywood, California.
Abstract Collection consists of Books, miscellaneous theatre programs, letters, piano score and unpublished manuscript by actor Lionel Barrymore, covering the years 1911-1959. Samuel Colt is the son of actress Ethel Barrymore.
Dates: 1911 - 1959
Abstract The Community Chest and Welfare Federation of Los Angeles Area records contains reports (both annual and research), minutes, by-laws, and other administrative materials that document the higher level functions of these non-profit organizations during formative phases of their history, the late 1920s through the early 1960s.
Dates: 1929 - 1962
Overview The Company Theatre records document the activities and history of the Company Theatre, an experimental, groundbreaking theater company founded in Los Angeles in 1967. Several USC students and graduates were among the Company Theatre's founding members, including Steven Kent and Gar Campbell. The Company Theatre remained active until around 1972, at which time its descendent, the ProVisional Theatre, commenced its decade-long run involving many of the same artists. The collection includes...
Dates: 1967 - 1982
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Letters and postcards from Corporal Art Harm to Connie (Vernacaleen) Conaway (Haught). Although primarily love letters, the letters and postcards also contain details about Corporal Harm's basic training at Fort Murphy, Florida. The letters begin in May 1943 and end in September 1943. Also included is a photograph of Corporal Harm, inscribed to Connie and dated June 22, 1943; a telegram; and a letter from Cyrus Lounsbury. Connie was born in Oklahoma, but was living in Los Angeles by 1943. ...
Dates: 1943 - 1945
Abstract Collection consists of scripts, contracts, programs, correspondence, scrapbooks and clippings relating to 25 motion pictures (1916-1960), 5 radio programs (1935-54) and 90 plays (1905-1968) which actress Dame Gladys Cooper (1888-1971) optioned or appeared in.
Dates: 1916 - 1960