Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 381 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Greater Los Angeles Association for the Study of Community Organization records documents the functions and activities of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Association for the Study of Community Organization (ASCO) from 1948-1987. The records consist of minutes and agendas of ASCO general and committee meetings, local and national newsletters, speeches, membership application forms, membership lists, promotional flyers, meeting announcements, correspondence, etc.
Dates: 1942 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1961
Collection — Folder 1
Overview Correspondence related to the successful effort to remove "homosexuality" from archaic and disparaging headings in the National Library of Medicine's classification systems, 1974-1978, and the World Health Organization's International Classification of Disease, 1985-1991. The projects were championed by Marjorie Greenfield, a lesbian woman, Philadelphia Metropolitan Hospital librarian, and member of the Gay and Lesbian Task Force of the American Library Association.
Abstract The collection consists of films, books, photographs, sound recordings, posters, costumes, and artwork related to Russian ballet, chiefly the Bolshoi Ballet Company. Collected by Los Angeles resident Dwight Grell from the early 1950s through the 2000s. Many of the materials are in Russian. This collection represents a broad range of subjects: Russian and Soviet Dance; choreography and costume design; and Russian and Soviet culture, including popular culture, as reflected in programs, print...
Dates: circa 1950s-2000s
Abstract This collection comprises the business and private archives of literary agent and Pazifische Presse co-founder Felix Guggenheim (1904-1976). The collection includes private and business correspondence, and contracts with publishers, authors and other business associates between 1925 and 1986 (bulk 1940-1976). The collection also includes manuscripts, some photographs and book reviews of works by many of the authors Guggenheim represented. Authors of the German-speaking Exile community in Los...
Dates: 1941 - 1976
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Collection of letters and photographs collected by Erica (Ricky) Gunter. The bulk of the letters (including telegrams) are from Richard (Dick) Paxton. Gunter was a German Jew who fled Nazi Germany with her brother. She met Paxton in 1944 or early 1945 while serving as a camera operator creating military training films. Dick Paxton was a regular character actor in a number of films.
Dates: circa 1945-1949
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Lucile Hage was a student of the University of Southern California, class of 1924. The small scrapbook contains many small photographs of family members (presumably hers), including a young girl (possibly Lucile as a child). In addition to the photographs, the scrapbook holds correspondence and greeting cards plus memorabilia from Hage's USC days-- Delta Gamma notices, dance cards, news clippings, etc. A California Teachers Association card indicates that Hage was teaching in...
Overview This collection documents the life of Nina Hard, a German dancer, who at one time worked with German artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. The collection consists almost primarily of personal photographs, with some documents such as letters and legal documents.
Dates: circa 1870s-1970s, undated
Overview Mabel C. Harris, also professionally known as Virginia O'Neal and Martha Logan, was a trained home economist who, after working for Swift and Company and Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corp., was hired by Vons grocery stores in 1960 to be the first home economist hired by a supermarket chain. Her papers consist of photographs, scrapbooks, correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and cookbooks relating to her career in the Los Angeles food and grocery industry from the 1940s to the 1970s.
Dates: 1937 - 1989
Abstract The William Torrey Harris papers, 1857-1909, consists of letters, manuscripts, typescripts, notes, and leaflets collected and created by noted 19th century educator, philosopher and lexicographer William Torrey Harris. In addition to letters from major philosophers of the period, including John Dewey, Josiah Royce, William James, and George H. Howison, the collection also contains manuscripts and notes penned by Harris and material related to the Philosophical Union of the University of...
Dates: 1857 - 1909