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Finding Aid for the Martha Padve papers, 1965-1988
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  • Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
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  • Provenance/Source of Acquisition
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Related Oral History
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  • Title: Martha Padve papers
    Collection number: 1584
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4 linear ft. (8 boxes.)
    Date: 1965-1988
    Abstract: Martha Padve was involved in the Southern California art community as a trustee of the Pasadena Art Museum (1967-74), co-chairman for the building fund for the Norton Simon Museum of Art (1968-70), chairman of the Pasadena Planning Commission (1973-81), developer of the education program at the Museum of Contemporary Art (1984-86), funding chairman for the Southern California Fellows of Contemporary Art (1976-78) and a member of the advisory committee for the University of Southern California Art Galleries (1976-82). The collection consists of personal papers related to Padve's involvement in the Pasadena Art Museum and the local Southern California art community.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Padve, Martha

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. 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.

    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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Martha Padve, 1989.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Martha Padve Papers (Collection 1584). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Padve was born in Scobey, Montana, as Martha Bertonneau; she married and later divorced Jacob Padve; trustee, Pasadena Art Museum, 1967-74; co-chairman, building fund, Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena, 1968-70; chairman, Pasadena Planning Commission, 1973-81; member, Pasadena Downtown Urban Design Plan, 1980-83; developer, education program, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1984-86; funding chairman, Southern California Fellows of Contemporary Art, 1976-78; member, advisory committee, University of Southern California Art Galleries, 1976-82.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of personal papers related to Padve's involvement in the Pasadena Art Museum (later renamed the Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena) and the local Southern California art community. Includes materials related to Padve's tenure as a trustee (1967-74) of the Pasadena Art Museum. Also includes 3 cassette tape recordings of discussions and a critique of the Ed Moses exhibition (August 1976).

    Related Oral History

    The following oral history is available through the UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research:
    • Pasadena Art Museum: Martha Bertonneau Padve [oral history transcript] / Martha Bertonneau Padve, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1990. Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.
    • Interview of Martha Bertonneau Padve  

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 2470461 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Padve, Martha--Archives.
    Pasadena Art Museum.
    Art consultants--California--Pasadena--Archival resources.
    Museum trustees--California--Pasadena--Archival resources.