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Finding Aid for the CARA: Chicano Arts: Resistance and Affirmation Papers 1985 - 1994
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: CARA: Chicano Arts: Resistance and Affirmation Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1985 - 1994
    Collection number: 10
    Creator: The Wight Gallery at UCLA 1985-1994
    Extent: 50 linear feet
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: 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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    Researchers who would like to indicate errors of fact or omissions in this finding aid can contact the research center at www.chicano.ucla.edu
    Physical location: Material is stored off site at UCLA's Southern Regional Library Facility.
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English, Spanish

    Access

    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

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], CARA: Chicano Arts: Resistance and Affirmation Papers, 10, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by the Wight Gallery to the CSRC at UCLA in 2003. Deed of gift on file at the CSRC archive office.

    Scope and Content

    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.



    **Please note that accents have been eliminated inorder to accomodate and facilitate the use of all types of web browsers.



    Researchers who would like to indicate errors of fact or omissions in this finding aid can contact the archivist at archivist@chicano.ucla.edu
    The collection is organized into the following series:
    • Series 1. Correspondence / Supporting material / Contracts
    • Series 2. Curatorial Materials
    • Series 3. Exhibition Materials
    • Series 4. Photos / Slides / Reproduced images
    • Series 5. Catalog materials / Manuscripts
    • Series 6. Grant materials / Fund raising
    • Series 7. Administrative papers
    • Series 8. Clippings / Press materials
    • Series 9. Artist's materials / Resumes
    • Series 10. Rejection letters

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    CARA
    Chicano Arts
    Hammer Museum
    Wight Gallery