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Finding Aid for the School of the Arts and Architecture. Administrative files. 1953-1998.
University Archives Record Series 777  
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  • Historical Note
  • Scope and Content

  • Title: School of the Arts and Architecture. Administrative files.
    Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 777
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.8 linear ft. (3 cartons and 2 boxes)
    Date: 1953-1998
    Abstract: Record Series 777 contains the administrative files of UCLA's College of Fine Arts (1960-1990), the School of the Arts (1990-1995), and the School of the Arts and Architecture (1995- ). Files include: academic affirmative action plans, correspondence, grant proposals and applications, and planning documents.
    Creator: School of the Arts and Architecture. 1995-

    Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright of portions of this collection is held by The Regents of the University of California. The UCLA University Archives can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish or quote must be submitted in writing to the UCLA University Archivist.

    Processing History

    Processed by Elizabeth Spatz, 2007 May
    Materials held in this record series were transferred from the School of the Arts and Architecture. The following materials were removed from the transfer and destroyed: monthly ledgers, equipment/supply orders, and payroll statements.
    The archival processing of Record Series 777 was partially funded by a grant from the Getty Research Institute.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], School of the Arts and Architecture. Administrative files (University Archives Record Series 777). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

    Historical Note

    In 1939 UCLA established the College of Applied Arts which included two curricula leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree, the Department of Art and the Department of Music.
    In 1960 the College of Fine Arts was established replacing the College of Applied Arts. Course listings under the College of Fine Arts first appeared in the 1961/1962 UCLA General Catalog and included the departments of: Art, Music, and Theater Arts. The Department of Dance as added to the College of Fine Arts in 1962.
    As of the 1990 Fall academic quarter, the College of Fine Arts was restructured to form two schools: 1) School of the Arts and 2) School of Theater, Film, and Television. This configuration continued until the 1995/1996 academic year when the Graduate School of Architecture and Urban Design joined the School of the Arts to form the School of the Arts and Architecture.
    Academic departments comprising the School of the Arts and Architecture as of 1998 include:
    • Department of Architecture and Urban Design
    • Department of Art
    • Department of Design
    • Department of Ethnomusicology
    • Department of Music
    • Department of World Arts & Cultures
    The following UCLA public arts units were related to the School of the Arts and Architecture as of 1998:
    • Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center
    • Center for the Performing Arts
    • Fowler Museum of Cultural History
    • Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden
    • Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts

    Scope and Content

    Record Series 777 contains the administrative files of UCLA's College of Fine Arts (1960-1990), the School of the Arts (1990-1995), and the School of the Arts and Architecture (1995- ). Files include: academic affirmative action plans, correspondence, grant proposals and applications, and planning documents.
    Files include information on the following academic departments:
    • Art, Design and Art History
    • Dance
    • Music
    • Theater Arts
    • Theater, Film and Television
    • World Arts & Culture Program
    Also included are files about:
    • Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts
    • Motion Picture/Television Division
    • Center for the Performing Arts
    • Film and Television Archive
    • Wight Art Gallery
    Abbreviations and initialisms:

    LA = Los Angeles

    NBC = National Broadcasting Corporation [television]

    NEA = National Endowment for the Arts

    NEH = National Endowment for the Humanities
    This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.