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Finding Aid for the Aarons Enterprises files, 1961-1976 (Collection PASC 357)
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  • Organization and Arrangement

  • Title: Aarons Enterprises files
    Collection number: PASC 357
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.0 linear ft. (5 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1961-1976
    Abstract: During the 1970s, Ruth Aarons was a personal manager of entertainers including George Chakiris, John McMartin, Marcia Wallace, and possibly David Cassidy. The collection consists of a small number of files related to Aarons Enterprises' clients and includes clippings, contracts, correspondence, photographic material, and financial information.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.
    Creator: Aarons Enterprises

    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.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Aarons Enterprises files (Collection PASC 357). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 6706268 


    There is little information available about Ruth Aarons or Aarons Enterprises. Historical information is based on information found in the collection. It appears Ruth Aarons was a personal manager in the entertainment industry who may have formed the company Aarons Enterprises; it is unknown when the company was founded or when it closed for business. During the 1970s Aarons handled the personal management of entertainers such as George Chakiris, John McMartin, and Marcia Wallace. It is believed that David Cassidy was also a client.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of files related to Ruth Aarons and the company Aarons Enterprises. Included are materials related to her clients George Chakiris, John McMartin, and Marica Wallace. Among the files are publicity material such as photographs and clippings; financial documents such as receipts, vouchers and a 1976 ledger; contractual material; and photocopies of correspondence. Additionally there is a small amount of photographic material related to the career of David Cassidy.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Aarons Enterprises (1972, 1975-1976; Boxes 3-5)
    2. George Chakiris (Boxes 1-3; 1958-1973)
    3. John McMartin (Box 1; 1975-1976)
    4. Marcia Wallace (Box 1; 1976)
    5. David Cassidy (Box 1; 1971, 1972)

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Aarons Enterprises -- Archives
    Theatrical agencies -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
    Theatrical agents -- Archival resources