Klain, James M. School of Theater, Film & Television photographs. 1931-1997; n.d.

Finding aid prepared by University Archives staff, 2001 February; finding aid revised by Katharine A. Lawrie, 2013 October; machine-readable finding aid created by Katharine A. Lawrie, 2013 October.
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Title: Klain, James M. School of Theater, Film & Television photographs.
Identifier/Call Number: University Archives Record Series 671
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.4 linear ft. (1 box)
Date: 1931-1997; n.d.
Abstract: Record Series 671 contains photographs taken and/or collected by James M. Klain on behalf of UCLA's School of Theater, Film, and Television.
Creator: Klain, James M.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Klain, James M. School of Theater, Film & Television photographs (University Archives Record Series 671). UCLA Library Special Collections, University Archives.

Biographical note

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 671 contains photographs taken and/or collected by James M. Klain on behalf of UCLA's School of Theater, Film, and Television. These black and white and color photographs document such subjects as events held by the School of Theater, Film, and Television; the renovation of Royce Hall in the early 1980's; sculptures and signage around campus; and other campus events. Additionally, files include some promotional materials for UCLA and the School of Theater, Film, and Television.
This is an inactive record series; no additional University records are expected to be added.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4475104 

Box 1, Folder 1

Moore Hall. 1931.

Box 1, Folder 2

Graduates. c.1940s.

Box 1, Folder 3

Backstage at Royce Hall. c.1948-1950.

Box 1, Folder 4

Jackie Robinson sculpture and plaque. 1981; 1985.

Box 1, Folder 5

Royce Hall - aftermath of earthquake. 1994.

Box 1, Folder 6

1949 Summer Workshop film photos. 1997.

Box 1, Folder 7

School of Theater, Film, and Television 50th Anniversary banner. 1997.

Box 1, Folder 8

Macgowen Hall, Melnitz Hall, and Freud Playhouse plaques. c.1997.

Box 1, Folder 9

UCLA Motion Picture Soundstage. n.d.

Box 1, Folder 10

Slides of campus photos. n.d.

Box 1, Folder 11

Assorted photos.

Scope and Contents note

Includes black and white photo of roofing project at UCLA (n.d.), color photos taken at the Steinway Piano Factory in New York (1977), a color photo of United States President Johnson and Mexican President Adolfo Lopez-Mateos landing on campus in a helicopter (taken by Thelner Hoover, 1964), and a color photo and accompanying slide of a wall applique at Schoenberg Hall (n.d.).
Box 1, Folder 12

S. David Saxon Archive photos. 1951-1957.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photos of various stage productions.
Box 1, Folder 13

John Young Archive photos. c.1951.

Scope and Contents note

Includes photos of various film and stage productions.
Box 1, Folder 14

UCLA promotional material. 1937-1984.