INVENTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY COLLECTION, 1975-2008

Finding aid prepared in 1998 by James Lake; updated and expanded in 2009 by Ryoko Onishi.
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Archives & Special Collections
University Library, Room G-145
1000 E. Victoria Street
Carson, California 90747
Phone: (310) 243-3895
URL: http://www.csudh.edu/archives/csudh/index.html
©2009


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)

Personal Names

Stern, Jean

Personal Names

Zimmerer, Kathy

Personal Names

Bischoff, Franz

Personal Names

Botke, Jessie Arms, 1883-1971

Personal Names

Braun, Maurice, 1877-1941

Personal Names

Brown, Benjamin Chambers, 1865-1942

Personal Names

Clark, Alson Skinner, 1876-1949

Personal Names

Curtis, Leland (local)

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Dixon, Maynard,1875-1946

Personal Names

Forsythe, Vic, 1885-1962

Personal Names

Frost, John, 1890-1937

Personal Names

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

Personal Names

Hansen, Armin Carl (local)

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Harris, Sam Hyde, 1889-1977

Personal Names

Hinkle, Clarence Kaiser(local)

Personal Names

Johnson, Frank Tenney, 1874-1939

Personal Names

Kosa, Emil, 1903-1968

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Nielsen, Peter (local)

Personal Names

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

Personal Names

Puthuff, Hanson Duvall (local)

Personal Names

Rich, John Hubbard (local)

Personal Names

Rungius, Carl, 1869-1959

Personal Names

Schofield, Walter Elmer, 1867-1944

Personal Names

Scott, Clyde Eugene (local)

Personal Names

Smith, Jack Wilkinson (local)

Personal Names

Swinnerton, James Guifford (local)

Personal Names

Wachtel, Marion Kavanagh (local)

Personal Names

Wendt, William, 1865-1946

Personal Names

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]


Container List

 

Series 1. University Art Gallery, 1975-2008

Physical Description: .5 linear feet [1 box]

Scope and Content Note

The materials contains advertising fliers, postcards, correspondence for the exhibitions held in the University Art Gallery
Box 1, Folder 1-1

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1975

Box 1, Folder 1-2

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1977

Box 1, Folder 1-3

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1978

Box 1, Folder 1-4

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1979

Box 1, Folder 1-5

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1980

Box 1, Folder 1-6

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1981

Box 1, Folder 1-7

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1982

Box 1, Folder 1-8

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1983

Box 1, Folder 1-9

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1984

Box 1, Folder 1-10

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1985

Box 1, Folder 1-11

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1986

Box 1, Folder 1-12

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1987

Box 1, Folder 1-13

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1988

Box 1, Folder 1-14

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1989

Box 1, Folder 1-15

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1990

Box 1, Folder 1-16

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1991

Box 1, Folder 1-17

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1992

Box 1, Folder 1-18

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1993

Box 1, Folder 1-19

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1994

Box 1, Folder 1-20

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1995

Box 1, Folder 1-21

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1996

Box 1, Folder 1-22

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1997

Box 1, Folder 1-23

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 1999

Box 1, Folder 1-24

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 2000

Box 1, Folder 1-25

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 2002

Box 1, Folder 1-26

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 2005

Box 1, Folder 1-27

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 2006

Box 1, Folder 1-28

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 2007

Box 1, Folder 1-29

Exhibit Material & Announcements, 2008

Box 1, Folder 1-30

Gallery Newsletters, 1978

Box 1, Folder 1-31

Gallery Newsletters, 1981

 

Series 2. Art Department Exhibitions, 1975-2008

Physical Description: 1 linear foot [2 boxes]

Scope and Content Note

The materials contains correspondence, press releases, media kits, catalogues, high school publications and photographs related to exhibitions held in the University Art Gallery, specifically the noted "Painted Light" exhibit held in 1999, displaying the paintings from Gardena High School Collection.
Box 2, Folder 2-1a

Painted Light Exhibit - Correspondence, 1996

Box 2, Folder 2-1b

Painted Light Exhibit - Correspondence, 1998

Box 2, Folder 2-2

Painted Light Exhibit - Correspondence, 1998

Box 2, Folder 2-3

Painted Light Exhibit - Correspondence, 1998

Box 2, Folder 2-4

Painted Light Exhibit - Correspondence, 1999

Box 2, Folder 2-5

Painted Light Exhibit - Publications - CSUDH Papers, Press releases 1999

Box 2, Folder 2-6

Painted Light Exhibit - Publications - Magazines, 1999

Box 2, Folder 2-7

Painted Light Exhibit - Publications -Newspaper reviews, Announcements, 1999

Box 2, Folder 2-8

Painted Light Exhibit - Publications - Newspaper reviews, Announcements, 1999

Box 2, Folder 2-9a

Painted Light Exhibit - Publications - Artists' information, Media kits, 1999

Box 2, Folder 2-9b

Painted Light Exhibit - Publications - Artists' information - Runguis, Carol 1985

Box 2, Folder 2-10

Painted Light Exhibit - Publications - Media kits, Invitation kits, 1999

Box 2, Folder 2-11

Painted Light Exhibit - Publications - Exhibit Catalogues, 1999

Box 2, Folder 2-12

Painted Light Exhibit - Publications - Exhibit Catalogues, 1999

Box 2, Folder 2-13

Painted Light Exhibit - Publications - Educational Material Curriculum Guide, 1998

Box 2, Folder 2-14

Painted Light Exhibit - Publications - Educational Material Curriculum Guide, 1998

Box 2, Folder 2-15

Painted Light Exhibit - Publications - Educational Material - California History Workshop, 2001

Box 2, Folder 2-16

Painted Light Exhibit - Gardena High School - Appraisal Report, 1997

Box 2, Folder 2-17

Painted Light Exhibit - Gardena High School - Publications, 1947-1950

Box 2, Folder 2-18

Painted Light Exhibit - Gardena High School - Publications - Yearbooks, 1928

Box 2, Folder 2-19

Painted Light Exhibit - Gardena High School - Publications - Yearbooks, 1929

Box 2, Folder 2-20

Painted Light Exhibit - Gardena High School - Publications - Binding Catalogues, ca. 1970

Box 2, Folder 2-21

Painted Light Exhibit - Gardena High School - Correspondence, 1965

Box 2, Folder 2-22

Painted Light Exhibit - Gardena High School - Correspondence, 1990

Box 2, Folder 2-23

Painted Light Exhibit - Gardena High School - Related Material - Photographs - Library & Faculty, 1930s

Box 2, Folder 2-24

Painted Light Exhibit - Gardena High School - Related Material - VHS , ca.1995