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Guide to the California Institute of the Arts Photographic Materials Collection
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  • Administrative Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Administrative History of the California Institute of the Arts Photographic Materials Collection
  • Bibliography
  • Chronology
  • Scope and Contents of the Records
  • Index Terms

  • Administrative Summary

    Creator: California Institute of the Arts
    Title: California Institute of the Arts Photographic Materials Collection,
    Dates: 1964-1993
    Date (bulk): (bulk 1970-1985)
    Quantity: 31.5 cubic feet
    Repository: California Institute of the Arts. Library.
    Valencia, California 91355-2397
    Location: California Institute of the Arts Archive Archives
    Abstract: The California Institute of the Arts Photographic Materials Collection consists of photographic images documenting the history of the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) from the mid 1960s through the mid 1990s. Included in the collection are images of architectural design, building and construction, campus scenes, people, events and activities related to CalArts. Formats include negatives, contact sheets and prints.
    Identification: CalArts-004
    Language of Material: English

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    This collection is open for research with permission from California Institute of the Arts Archive staff.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with California Institute of the Arts. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact California Institute of the Arts Archive staff.

    Related Material Located in the California Institute of the Arts Archive Archives

    Unprocessed collections with related material are located in the CalArts Library Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    California Institute of the Arts Photographic Materials Collection. California Institute of the Arts Archive, Valencia, California.

    Acquisition Information

    Records in this collection were deposited by the California Institute of the Arts Public Affairs Department as part of the California Institute of the Arts Archives.

    Processing Information

    Preliminary arrangement by Public Affairs staff. Processed by History Associates Incorporated, 2007-2008.

    Accruals

    Future additions are anticipated.

    Administrative History of the California Institute of the Arts Photographic Materials Collection

    The photographic materials in this collection belong to the California Institute of the Arts Public Affairs Department. Most of the images were taken by Public Affairs photographers, however some photographs were taken by photographers not associated with CalArts and were donated to the Public Affairs Department.

    Bibliography

    Real, James. “ When You Wish Upon A School,” in West, 1972.

    Chronology

    1964 - CalArts has fundraiser at Mary Poppins premiere
    1968 - Robert W. Corrigan becomes president of CalArts
    1969 - Groundbreaking ceremony at Valencia site
    1970 - Interim campus at Villa Cabrini in Burbank opens
    1971 - Valencia campus opens
    1975 - Robert J. Fitzpatrick becomes president of CalArts
    1987 - Nicholas (Nick) England appointed acting president of CalArts
    1988 - Steven D. Lavine named new president of CalArts

    Scope and Contents of the Records

    This collection is comprised of photographic images documenting the history of CalArts from 1964-1993. The earliest images are those of the Mary Poppins Premiere fundraiser for CalArts with Lulu May Von Hagen and Walt Disney in 1964. Other early photographs show CalArts from its architectural design phase through groundbreaking and construction. The bulk of the photographs are from 1970-1980 and focus on people such as faculty, students, and visiting artists, as well as activities and events at CalArts. The collection is organized by the three formats found in the collection: Negatives, contact sheets, and prints. The negatives are arranged primarily by year and secondarily by accession number and can be cross-referenced with the contact sheets which are arranged by accession number. Prints are arranged alphabetically by subject. The collection is organized into 3 series:

    Index Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    California Institute of the Arts (Valencia, Calif.)
    Art
    Critical Studies
    Dance
    Design
    Film
    Music
    Theater
    Video
    Atwood, Margaret
    Carter, Elliott
    Cheadle, Don
    Corrigan, Robert W.
    Disney, Roy O.
    Disney, Walt
    EAR Unit (musical group)
    Emshwiller, Ed
    Engel, Jules
    England, Nicholas
    Fitzpatrick, Robert J.
    Hambro, Leonid
    Huebler, Douglas
    Kael, Pauline
    Kaprow, Allan
    Lavine, Stephen
    Lewitzky, Bella
    Lichtenstein, Roy
    Mackendrick, Alexander
    McKayle, Donald
    Mosko, Stephen
    Pascarella, Cesare
    Paz, Octavio
    Powell, Mel
    Sequoia Quartet
    Stockhausen, Karlheinz
    Strand, Mark
    Strasberg, Lee
    Tharp, Twyla
    Varda, Agnes
    Von Hagen, Lulu May
    Von Rossum, Franz

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Negatives
    Contact Sheets
    Prints