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Guide to the John De Vincenzi Papers
MSS-1998-03  
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Box 1

Series I: Gallery Advisory Committee Files 1963-1991 1965-1973

Physical Description: 1 box

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series is arranged by subject and date.
The contents in this series include meeting minutes, agendas, reports, and correspondence with the City Council; memoranda and clippings documenting the controversy between the committee and the Triton Museum; petitions for public support of the gallery; publicity items; architectural plans; and newspaper clippings featuring the committee's work.
The materials document the inception and history of the San José Museum of Art, and reflect John De Vincenzi's commitment to improving public access to visual art in San José.

Arrangement

This series is arranged by subject and date.
Folder 1

Pre-planning and fundraising process 1963-1972

Folder 2

Administrative records 1965-1972

Folder 3

Triton Museum controversy 1967-1968

Folder 4

Joint program with San José State College 1968-1972

Folder 5

Renovation process 1970-1973

Folder 6

Gallery collection inventory 1971

Folder 7

Publicity 1967-1991

Folder 8

Clippings 1965-1991