Guide to the American Society for Aesthetics Records

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Guide to the American Society for Aesthetics Records 1935/1995

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: American Society for Aesthetics Records
Dates: 1935-1995
Identification: MS-0064
Creator: American Society for Aesthetics
Physical Description: 5.00 linear ft
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6791

Historical Note:

The American Society for Aesthetics was organized in 1942 for the promotion of study, research, discussion, and publication in aesthetics and related fields. The Society furthers the study of the arts and related types of experience from a philosophical, historical, critical, and educational point of view.
The society holds an annual meeting, at which papers are read and discussed. Regional divisions of the Society hold local meetings in various cities. The Society also publishes "The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism."

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name:

American Society for Aesthetics -- Archives
American Society for Aesthetics -- History -- Sources

Genre/Form of Material:

Organizational Records

Title:

Journal of aesthetics and art criticism

Topical Term:

Aesthetics -- United States -- Societies, etc

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

The copyright interests in some of these materials have been transferred to or belong to San Diego State University. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections means that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish.  Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Identification of item, folder title, box number, American Society for Aesthetics Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, conference information, and election information. It is arranged chronologically.

Detailed List of Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Misc: Undated correspondence, letterhead, newspaper clippings n.d.

Box 1, Folder 2

Formation of ASA (correspondence) 1939-42

Box 1, Folder 3

History of ASA by Thomas Moore 1939-46

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence 1942

Box 1, Folder 5

Return to List of Content Membership 1942

Box 1, Folder 6

Officers 1942-43

Box 1, Folder 7

Accounts 1942-45

Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence 1943

Box 1, Folder 9

Membership 1943

Box 1, Folder 10

Minutes: Executive Council Meeting 1943

Box 1, Folder 11

Constitution By-laws; Correspondence 1943-68

Box 1, Folder 12

Correspondence 1944

Box 1, Folder 13

Correspondence Re-Affiliation with American Association for the Advencement of Science (AAS) 1944

Box 1, Folder 14

Meeting Programs 1944

Box 1, Folder 15

Membership 1944

Box 1, Folder 16

Executive Council Bulletins 1944

Box 1, Folder 17

Incorporation in Ohio 1944

Box 1, Folder 18

Communications/ Bulletins to Members 1945

Box 1, Folder 19

Remerging of The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (JAAC) with Journal of Aesthetics 1945

Box 1, Folder 20

Correspondence 1945-46

Box 1, Folder 21

Annual Meetings- Programs 1945-49

Box 1, Folder 22

Minutes of Meetings- Board of Trustees 1945-59

Box 1, Folder 23

Membership Lists 1946

Box 1, Folder 24

Officers 1951-52, 1963-64

Box 1, Folder 25

Microfilm Agreement with ASA 1955

Box 1, Folder 26

Annual Meetings, Suggestions to Programs Chairman 1957

Box 1, Folder 27

The Journal of Aesthetics Education Index 1966-72

Box 1, Folder 28

Election Results 1967-70

Box 1, Folder 29

Monthly Management Reports 1968-70

Box 1, Folder 30

Correspondence 1969

Box 1, Folder 31

ASA Ballot and Biographies of Nominees 1969

Box 1, Folder 32

Twenty- Eighth Annual Meeting 1970

Box 1, Folder 33

Annual Meeting Program 1970

Box 1, Folder 34

Twenty- Nineth Annual Meeting 1971

Box 1, Folder 35

Monthly Management Reports 1970-71

Box 1, Folder 36

Correspondence 1972

Box 1, Folder 37

Thirtieth Annual Meeting 1972

Box 1, Folder 38

Elections 1972

Box 1, Folder 39

The Seventh International Congress 1972

Box 1, Folder 40

Correspondence American Council for Arts in Education (ACAE) 1972-73

Box 1, Folder 41

Correspondence The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (JAAC) 1972-74

Box 1, Folder 42

Correspondence 1973

Box 1, Folder 43

Annual Meeting 1973

Box 1, Folder 44

Warsaw Conference 1973

Box 1, Folder 45

Monthly Management Reports 1973-74

Box 1, Folder 46

ASA Trustee Election 1974

Box 1, Folder 47

Correspondence 1974

Box 1, Folder 48

Annual Meeting 1974

Box 1, Folder 49

Elections 1974

Box 2, Folder 1

Correspondence 1975

Box 2, Folder 2

Annual Meeting Correspondence 1971-75

Box 2, Folder 3

Annual Meeting Agendas and Programs 1975

Box 2, Folder 4

Elections 1975

Box 2, Folder 5

Monthly Management Reports 1975-76

Box 2, Folder 6

Correspondence 1976

Box 2, Folder 7

Annual Meeting Correspondence, Agenda and Program 1976

Box 2, Folder 8

Elections 1976

Box 2, Folder 9

International Congress, Darmstadt 1976

Box 2, Folder 10

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Travel Grant Competition 1976

Box 2, Folder 11

Summer Institute- American Society for Aesthetics 1976-77

Box 2, Folder 12

Correspondence 1977

Box 2, Folder 13

Annual Meeting 1977

Box 2, Folder 14

Elections 1977

Box 2, Folder 15

Monthly Management Reports 1977-78

Box 2, Folder 16

Annual Meeting 1978

Box 2, Folder 17

Elections 1978

Box 2, Folder 18

Monthly Management Reports 1978

Box 2, Folder 19

Correspondence, American Council of Learned Societies (ASA) 1978

Box 2, Folder 20

Correspondence 1979

Box 2, Folder 21

Annual Meeting 1979

Box 2, Folder 22

Elections 1979

Box 2, Folder 23

Constitution Revision Committee 1978-81

Box 2, Folder 24

Correspondence 1980

Box 2, Folder 25

Annual Meeting 1980

Box 2, Folder 26

Elections 1980

Box 2, Folder 27

International Congress, Dubrovnik 1980

Box 3, Folder 1

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) 1980

Box 3, Folder 2

ACLS Travel Grant Competition 1980

Box 3, Folder 3

ACLS Questionnaire 1981

Box 3, Folder 4

Correspondence 1981

Box 3, Folder 5

Meeting Tampa 1981

Box 3, Folder 6

Election 1981

Box 3, Folder 7

Correspondence 1982

Box 3, Folder 8

Meeting 1982

Box 3, Folder 9

Election 1983

Box 3, Folder 10

Correspondence 1983

Box 3, Folder 11

Annual Meeting 1983

Box 3, Folder 12

Election 1983

Box 3, Folder 13

Logo Contest 1983

Box 3, Folder 14

Correspondence 1984

Box 3, Folder 15

Annual Meeting 1984

Box 3, Folder 16

Annual Meeting 1988

Box 3, Folder 17

Correspondence 1988

Box 3, Folder 18

Financial Report 1988

Box 3, Folder 19

Annual Report 1989

Box 3, Folder 20

Annual Meeting 1990

Box 3, Folder 21

Business Meeting 1990

Box 3, Folder 22

Budget Committee 1990

Box 4, Folder 1

Annual Meeting 1991

Box 4, Folder 2

Budget Committee 1991

Box 4, Folder 3

Business Meeting 1991

Box 4, Folder 4

Annual Meeting 1992

Box 4, Folder 5

Budget Committee 1992

Box 4, Folder 6

Business Meeting 1992

Box 4, Folder 7

Annual Meeting 1993

Box 4, Folder 8

Budget Committee 1993

Box 4, Folder 9

Business Meeting 1993

Box 4, Folder 10

Annual Meeting 1994

Box 4, Folder 11

Budget Committee 1994

Box 4, Folder 12

Business Meeting 1994

Box 4, Folder 13

Annual Meeting 1995

Box 4, Folder 14

Budget Committee 1995

Box 4, Folder 15

Business Meeting 1995

Box 4, Folder 16

ASA Newsletters 1990-91

Box 4, Folder 17

Correspondence: Arnold Beleant & Allan Shields 1978-92

Box 4, Folder 18

Writings of Arnold Berleant 1982, 1985-88

Box 4, Folder 19

Non-ASA papers n.d.

Box 4, Folder 20

Issue papers written by ASA members n.d.

Box 4, Folder 21

Pacific Coast Div. misc. 1944-45

Box 4, Folder 22

Northwest Coast Div. programs for annual meetings 1949-53

Box 4, Folder 23

NW Div. misc. 1950-55

Box 4, Folder 24

NW Div. Correspondence ca. 1951-56