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Finding Aid for the CARA: Chicano Arts: Resistance and Affirmation Papers Volume II ca 1986-1992
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CARA was a travelling exhibition of Chicano art curated by the Wight Gallery at UCLA. It was a showcase of 140 works of art produced between 1964 - 1985 by 90 artists. This collection of CARA's papers contains: correspondence between the Wight and the various artists or their representatives; correspondence between the Wight and exhibiting museums across the United States and internationally; curatorial materials: slides, black and white photos and photocopies of works; papers and curatorial material for the Silkscreen Taller; manuscripts of essays for the CARA catalogue; development materials, grant proposals for the NEH and corporate sponsors; bills, receipts and other forms of documentation related to staging a travelling art exhibition.

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Approx. 45 linear ft.
For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Access is available by appointment for UCLA student and faculty researchers as well as independent researchers. To view the collection or any part of it, please contact the archivist at archivist@chicano.ucla.edu or the librarian at yretter@chicano.ucla.edu