Scope and Content
Title: John Bauer papers
Date (inclusive): 1958-1962
Collection number: 1221
3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: John Bauer was a managing director and one of the founding members of the Los Angeles Community Concert Association, and a
founder of the Ojai festivals. The collection consists of papers relating to Bauer's term of office as managing director of
the Los Angeles Community Concert Association.
Language: Finding aid is written in
University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections
for paging information.
Restrictions on Access
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library
Special Collections for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the
creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright
owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. Helen Bauer, December 1978.
Processed by Jesse Erickson in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Fraser, October
[Identification of item], John Bauer papers (Collection Number 1221). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
John Bauer was an arts administrator. After graduating from Princeton in 1930, he went on to work as an art director in the
American Art Gallery in Los Angeles. He co-founded the Los Angeles Concert Association (LACCA), and became its managing director,
working extensively on fund raising, campaign organization, developing their annual concert season. In addition to his work
with the LACCA, Bauer also established the Ojai festival in 1947, and later organized Community Concerts Incorporated.
Scope and Content
Collection consists primarily of meeting minutes, member rosters, campaign promotions, and concert ephemera relating to Bauer's
term as managing director of the Los Angeles Community Concert Association for the 1959-1961 concert seasons. The collection
also includes documents and ephemera from Bauer's other activities, including gallery exhibitions and the All City Art festival.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Los Angeles Community Concert Association.