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INVENTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY COLLECTION, 1975-2008
Record Group 62.1  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administration Information
  • History
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: University Art Gallery Collection
    Dates: 1928-2008,
    Dates: [1998-1999]
    Collection Number: Record Group 62.1
    Creator: California State University, Dominguez Hills. University Art Gallery
    Extent: 3 boxes, [1.5 linear ft]
    Repository: California State University, Dominguez Hills Archives and Special Collections
    Archives & Special Collection
    University Library, Room G-145
    1000 E. Victoria Street
    Carson, California 90747
    Phone: (310) 243-3013
    URL: http://www.csudh.edu/archives/csudh/index.html
    Abstract: The collection documents exhibitions held at the Art Gallery at California State University, Dominguez Hills, including exhibit announcements, and publications. The collection also includes the exhibition material from the California impressionists’ “Painted Light” in 1999.
    Language: Collection material is in English

    Administration Information

    Access

    There are no access restrictions on this collection.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    [Title of item], University Art Gallery Collection, Courtesy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections. University Library. California State University, Dominguez Hills

    Acquisition Information

    Materials in this collection were transferred by the Art Department, California State University Dominguez Hills and collected by archives staff. It is a growing collection.

    Processing Information

    The collection was originally processed by James Lake in 1998. Additional materials were added to the collection in 2009, and processed by Ryoko Onishi.

    History

    The University Art Gallery at the California State University, Dominguez Hills opened in 1978, and is considered to be one of the major exhibition spaces of the South Bay area. The gallery supports and enhances the Art Department instructional program while giving students from all disciplines and interested community members a valuable opportunity to explore and experience contemporary and historical works of art from many cultures. The gallery is also used as a forum for student art critique classes, discussions with artists, university and community guest lecture series and events.

    Scope and Content

    The collection documents exhibitions held at the Art Gallery at the California State University, Dominguez Hills and its predecessors from 1975. The materials primarily consist of exhibit announcements, press releases, newspaper clippings, catalogues, programs, brochures, flyers, postcards, correspondence and some related information. Also includes extensive material on the exhibition, “Painted Light” held in 1999. The paintings were mostly by California Impressionists and originally purchased by graduating seniors of Gardena High School from 1919 to 1956 for the school. The exhibition was held in collaboration with The Irvine Museum, Los Angeles Unified School District, Torrance Unified School District, and The Irvine Museum and sponsored by W.M. Keck Foundation.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in two series:
    • Series I. University Art Gallery, 1975-2008
    • Series II. Art Department Exhibition, 1975-2008

    Indexing Terms

    Subjects

    California State University, Dominguez Hills. University Art Gallery--Exhibitions
    Los Angeles Unified School District--Exhibitions
    Painting, American--California, Southern--20th century--Exhibitions
    Impressionism (Art)--California, Southern--Exhibitions
    Painting --California--Dominguez Hills–Exhibitions

    Personal Names

    Whitely, John H.(local)

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    Stern, Jean

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    Zimmerer, Kathy

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    Bischoff, Franz

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    Botke, Jessie Arms, 1883-1971

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    Braun, Maurice, 1877-1941

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    Brown, Benjamin Chambers, 1865-1942

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    Clark, Alson Skinner, 1876-1949

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    Curtis, Leland (local)

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    Dixon, Maynard,1875-1946

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    Forsythe, Vic, 1885-1962

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    Frost, John, 1890-1937

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    Gleason, J. Duncan (Joe Duncan), 1881-1959

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    Hansen, Armin Carl (local)

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    Harris, Sam Hyde, 1889-1977

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    Hinkle, Clarence Kaiser(local)

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    Johnson, Frank Tenney, 1874-1939

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    Kosa, Emil, 1903-1968

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    Nielsen, Peter (local)

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    Payne, Edgar A. (Edgar Alwin), 1882-1947

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    Puthuff, Hanson Duvall (local)

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    Rich, John Hubbard (local)

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    Rungius, Carl, 1869-1959

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    Schofield, Walter Elmer, 1867-1944

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    Scott, Clyde Eugene (local)

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    Smith, Jack Wilkinson (local)

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    Swinnerton, James Guifford (local)

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    Wachtel, Marion Kavanagh (local)

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    Wendt, William, 1865-1946

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    White, Orrin A. (local)

    Corporate Names

    [Corporate names]

    Geographic Terms

    Gardena (Calif.)

    Titles

    Painted light: California impressionist paintings from the Gardena High School, Los Angeles Unified School District Collection / Jean Stern, guest curator; [author, Jean Stern; editor, Pamela Hammond; design, Lilli Colton; photography, Casey Brown]