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Finding Aid for the Martha Padve Papers, 1965-1988
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  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
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  • Indexing Terms
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Martha Padve Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1965-1988
    Collection number: 1584
    Creator: Padve, Martha
    Extent: 8 boxes (4 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Martha Padve was involved in the Southern California art community as a trustee of the Pasadena Art Museum (1967-74), co-chairman for the building fund for the Norton Simon Museum of Art (1968-70), chairman of the Pasadena Planning Commission (1973-81), developer of the education program at the Museum of Contemporary Art (1984-86), funding chairman for the Southern California Fellows of Contemporary Art (1976-78) and a member of the advisory committee for the University of Southern California Art Galleries (1976-82). The collection consists of personal papers related to Padve's involvement in the Pasadena Art Museum and the local Southern California art community.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Martha Padve, 1989.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Martha Padve Papers (Collection 1584). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Padve was born in Scobey, Montana, as Martha Bertonneau; she married and later divorced Jacob Padve; trustee, Pasadena Art Museum, 1967-74; co-chairman, building fund, Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena, 1968-70; chairman, Pasadena Planning Commission, 1973-81; member, Pasadena Downtown Urban Design Plan, 1980-83; developer, education program, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1984-86; funding chairman, Southern California Fellows of Contemporary Art, 1976-78; member, advisory committee, University of Southern California Art Galleries, 1976-82.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of personal papers related to Padve's involvement in the Pasadena Art Museum (later renamed the Norton Simon Museum of Art at Pasadena) and the local Southern California art community. Includes materials related to Padve's tenure as a trustee (1967-74) of the Pasadena Art Museum. Also includes 3 cassette tape recordings of discussions and a critique of the Ed Moses exhibition (August 1976).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Padve, Martha--Archives.
    Pasadena Art Museum.
    Museum trustees--California--Pasadena--Archival resources.
    Art consultants--California--Pasadena--Archival resources.

    Related Material

    Pasadena Art Museum: Martha Bertonneau Padve [oral history transcript] / Martha Bertonneau Padve, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, 1990. Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.