Finding Aid for the Committee on Fine Arts Productions. Newsletters. 1973-1977.
Finding aid prepared by UCLA University Archives staff; Alva Moore Stevenson, 1988 Nov; finding aid revised by Katharine A. Lawrie, 2013 Jul; machine-readable finding aid created by Katharine A. Lawrie and Caroline Cubé, 2013 Jul.
UCLA Library Special Collections©1988 Nov
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575
Title: Committee on Fine Arts Productions. Newsletters.
Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 273
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.4 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract: Record Series 273 contains newsletters generated by the Committee on Fine Arts Productions.
Creator: Committee on Fine Arts Productions.
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In 1936, UC President Robert Sproul appointed the Committee on Drama, Lectures, and Music (later known as the Committee on Fine Arts Production and currently known as the Center for Performing Arts) to present on-campus one musical event each year. The first event sponsored by the Committee occurred on 4 February 1937 when the Vienna Choir Boys performed on the UCLA campus. During the 1960's, under the leadership of Frances Inglis, the Center built a national and international reputation for the size and sophistication of its programs. In 1973,Inglis was succeeded by Edmond Harris, who increased the number of programs and encouraged works by new and avant-garde artists. In 1979, Harris was succeeded by Pebbles Wadsworth.
Record Series 273 contains newsletters generated by the Committee on Fine Arts Productions. Files include both "UCLA Fine Arts Productions" and "The Performing Arts at UCLA" newsletters describing performing arts seasons and individual performances sponsored by the Committee on Fine Arts Productions.
This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.
Extent: 2 folders