Klain, James M. Photographic images of Royce Hall. 1929-1998.

Finding aid prepared by University Archives staff, 1996 December; finding aid revised by Katharine A. Lawrie, 2014 June; machine-readable finding aid created by Katharine A. Lawrie, 2014 June.
UCLA Library Special Collections
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©1996 December

Title: Klain, James M. Photographic images of Royce Hall.
Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 616
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.6 linear ft. (4 boxes)
Date: 1929-1998
Abstract: Record Series 616 contains photographic images of Royce Hall at the University of California, Los Angeles, taken and assembled by James M. Klain.
Creator: Klain, James M.


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Klain, James M. Photographic images of Royce Hall (University Archives Record Series 616). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.


James M. Klain earned his Bachelor of Arts in Drama at UCLA in 1943, and although he did not obtain further degrees, continued his studies there in Theater Arts and Education. Klain went on to work at UCLA as the director of the Campus Activities Service Office, directed the renovation of Royce Hall (1982-1984), served as stage manager at such venues as the Royce Hall Auditorium and Pauley Pavilion (1947-), and held positions as charter member and Vice President of the Theater, Film and Television Alumni Association.

Scope and Content

Record Series 616 contains photographic images of Royce Hall at the University of California, Los Angeles, taken and assembled by James M. Klain. Files include color and black and white photographs, slides, color transparencies, proofs, and negatives of Royce Hall images. Additionally, this collection features collected images of Royce Hall in print, photographs of other locations on the UCLA campus, and photographs of the Watts Towers in Los Angeles, California.
This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1972998 

Box 1, Folder 1

Exterior shots (black and white). 1929-1932, undated.

Box 1, Folders 2-3

Exterior shots (color). Undated.

Box 1, Folder 4

Interior shots (black and white). Undated.

Box 1, Folder 5

Interior shots (color). Undated.

Box 1, Folder 6

Auditorium interior. 1948, undated.

Box 1, Folder 7

Aerial photographs. 1970, undated.

Box 1, Folder 8

Construction and floorplan images. 1930, undated.

Box 1, Folder 9

Architectural details. 1929, undated.

Box 2, Folder 1

Pipe organ. Undated.

Box 2, Folder 2

Renovations (color). Undated.

Box 2, Folder 3

Renovations (internal and external shots). 1983.

Box 2, Folder 4

Renovations (color). 1983.

Box 2, Folder 5

Events. 1929-1980, undated.

Box 2, Folder 6

Charter Day (external, black and white) original and preservation copies. 1964.

Box 2, Folder 7

Images of Royce Hall in print. 1968-1998.

Box 2, Folder 8

Royce Hall book negatives and transparencies. Undated.

Box 2, Folder 9

Photos of Royce Hall book photos. Undated.

Box 3, Folder 1

Campus at night (black and white). Undated.

Box 3, Folder 2

Portraits/people. 1940, undated.

Box 3, Folder 3

Kerckhoff Hall (color). 1987.

Box 3, Folder 4

Watts Towers (color). 1985.

Box 3, Folder 5

Proofs. 1978-1983.

Box 3, Folder 6

Color transparencies. Undated.

Box 3, Folder 7

Slides. 1980-1984, undated.

Box 3, Folder 8

Slides. 1984, undated.

Box 3, Folder 9

Negatives. Undated.

Box 3, Folder 10

"Encore" book (celebrating the reopening of Royce Hall). 1998.