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Inventory of the Memorial Union Art Gallery Records
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  • Administrative History
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Access
  • Processing Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Publication Rights

  • Creator: Memorial Union Art Gallery
    Title: Memorial Union Art Gallery Records
    Date (inclusive): 1970-2008
    Extent: 14 linear feet
    Abstract: The Memorial Union Art Gallery began as "The Painting of the Month" in the 1950s featuring the work of the Art Department faculty and students. An enclosed gallery was established on the fourth floor of the expanded Memorial Union Tower in 1966. The collection contains exhibit files which include artist information, press releases, correspondence between artists and the Gallery Manager, installation notes, publicity materials, exhibit catalogs, and slides.
    Physical location: Researchers should contact Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.
    Repository: University of California, Davis. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Davis, California 95616-5292
    Collection number: AR-132
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English.

    Administrative History

    The Memorial Union Art Gallery began as "The Painting of the Month" in the 1950s featuring the work of the Art Department faculty and students. An enclosed gallery was established on the fourth floor of the expanded Memorial Union Tower in 1966. In 2008 the Art Gallery was transformed into the Art Lounge.

    Scope and Content

    The collection contains exhibit files which include artist information, press releases, correspondence between artists and the Gallery Manager, installation notes, publicity materials, exhibit catalogs, and slides.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in chronological order.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Memorial Union Art Gallery (University of California, Davis)--Archives
    University of California, Davis. Department of Art and Art History--Exhibitions
    Art, American--California--Davis--20th Century--Exhibitions
    Art, American--California--Davis--21st Century--Exhibitions
    Art, Modern--20th century--Exhibitions
    Art, Modern--21st century--Exhibitions
    Art--Study and teaching--Exhibitions.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Sara Gunasekara processed this collection with assistance from student employee Michele Ko. This collection was processed under the Guidelines for Efficient Archival Processing in the University of California Libraries.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], AR-132, Memorial Union Art Gallery Records, Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S. Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.