Guide to the California Society of Miniature Painters Collection, 1911-1972

Processed by Teresa Fitzgerald; machine-readable finding aid created by Genie Guerard
Pasadena Museum of History
Research Library and Archives
470 West Walnut Street
Pasadena, California 91103-3594
Phone: (626) 577-1660, Ext. 13
Fax: (626) 577-1662
Email: research@pasadenahistory.org
URL: http://www.pasadenahistory.org
© 2000
Pasadena Museum of History. All rights reserved.

Guide to the California Society of Miniature Painters Collection, 1911-1972

Pasadena Museum of History



Research Library and Archives

Pasadena, California

Contact Information:

  • Pasadena Museum of History
  • Research Library and Archives
  • 470 West Walnut Street
  • Pasadena, California 91103-3594
  • Phone: (626) 577-1660, Ext. 13
  • Fax: (626) 577-1662
  • Email: research@pasadenahistory.org
  • URL: http://www.pasadenahistory.org
Processed by:
Teresa Fitzgerald
Encoded by:
Genie Guerard
© 2000 Pasadena Museum of History. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: California Society of Miniature Painters Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1911-1972
Origination: California Society of Miniature Painters
Extent: 3 Boxes
Repository: Pasadena Museum of History
Pasadena, California 91103-3594
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

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Preferred Citation

Suggested citation of these records: [Identification of item], California Society of Miniature Painters Collection, Research Library and Archives, Pasadena Museum of History.

Historical Note

The California Society of Miniature Painters was organized in February 1912. As stated in their constitution, the society was formed "for the purpose of fostering the painting of miniatures, and to hold annual exhibitions." The Society's meetings were held in members' homes or in various locations throughout Los Angeles. The Society's exhibitions were mounted in the Los Angeles area.

Scope and Content

The California Society of Miniature Painters Collection (1911-1972) consists of exhibition catalogs, art school catalogs, artwork, photographs, organizational papers, membership biographies and lists, clippings and scrapbooks.

Key to Arrangement

Box 1

Exhibition catalogs, 1913-1949

Box 1

Exhibition catalogs from other groups, 1927-1952

Box 1

Membership dues and financial information, 1946-1952

Box 1

Member biographies

Box 1

Exhibition information, "When and Where," May 1932-March 1947

Box 1

Art school catalogs, 1927-1939

Box 1

Miscellaneous flyers, catalogs, announcements

Box 2

Photographs (misc.)

Box 2

Photographs of Pennsylvania Society of Miniature Painters installation, 1909

Box 2

Photographs of Pennsylvania Society of Miniature Painters installation, 1943

Box 2

Copy negatives of photographs in collection

Box 2

Constitution, May 1940

Box 2

Correspondence, 1932-197

Box 2

Original artwork, artists unknown

Box 2

Membership list, 1941

Box 2

Newspaper clippings

Box 2

Constitution and By-Laws, February 1912

Box 2

Minutes, October 1911-1932

Box 2

Second Book of Minutes, 1933-1942

Box 2

Membership rosters

Box 2

Stationery

Box 2

Miscellaneous periodicals/programs, 1937-1938

Box 2

Miscellaneous manuscript materials

Box 3

Scrapbooks

Box 3

Hand-lettered notebook with carved wooden cover

Box 3

Society seal