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Arts Club (Berkeley, Calif.) Records of the Arts Club, 1935-1989 (bulk 1935-1958).
BANC MSS 90/141 c; BANC MSS 90/141 c box 1; BANC MSS 90/141 c box 2; BANC MSS 90/141 c box 3
Collection Overview

Title:

Records of the Arts Club, 1935-1989 (bulk 1935-1958)

Creator/Contributor:

Arts Club (Berkeley, Calif.), creator

Creator/Contributor:

Strong, Edward W. (Edward William), 1901-

Creator/Contributor:

Pepper, Stephen C. (Stephen Coburn), 1891-

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Hart, James D. (James David), 1911-1990

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Bronson, Bertrand Harris, 1902-1986

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Caldwell, James Ralston, 1900-1965

Creator/Contributor:

Brewer, E.

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Thompson, Randall, 1899-1984

Creator/Contributor:

McKenzie, Gordon, 1901-

Creator/Contributor:

Glass, Everett.

Creator/Contributor:

Dondo, Mathurin, 1884-

Creator/Contributor:

Loewenberg, J. (Jacob), 1882-1969

Creator/Contributor:

Ryder, Worth Allen, 1884-1960

Creator/Contributor:

Hays, William Charles, 1873-1963

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Cushing, Charles, 1905-1982

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Cline, James Mason, 1897-1968

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Simpson, Lesley Byrd, 1891-1984

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Elkus, Albert I. (Albert Israel), 1884-1962

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Benner, Frederic.

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O'Hagan, Howard.

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Bentley, Wilder, 1900-1989

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Mackay, Donald Sage, 1892-1951

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Perry, Warren Charles.

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Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977

Creator/Contributor:

Moise, Howard, 1887-1965

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Evans, Griffith Conrad, 1887-1973

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Aschenbrenner, Karl.

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Coney, Donald, 1901-1973

Creator/Contributor:

Lockwood, Ward, 1894-

Creator/Contributor:

Watt, Ian, 1917-1999

Creator/Contributor:

Ackerman, James S.

Abstract:

Files comprised chiefly of the "chronicles" (i.e. papers delivered, chiefly by members, at Arts Club meetings), 1937-1958. Also includes: Record of membership and meetings, 1935-1946 (Stephen C. Pepper); "The Early Years of the Arts Club (1935-1940)," by Edward W. Strong, (typescript, 1979); "The Early Years of the Arts Club, II," by Edward W. Strong, (holograph, 1989); other correspondence and papers; scroll commemorating the meeting of Feb. 8, 1952 ([Albert] Elkus, host). Also includes "chronicles" (mostly corrected typescripts) by James David Hart, Bertrand Harris Bronson, James Ralston Caldwell, E. Brewer, Randall Thompson, Gordon McKenzie, Everett Glass, Marthurin Dondo, Jacob Loewenberg, Worth Allen Ryder, William Charles Hays, Charles Cushing, James Mason Cline, Lesley Byrd Simpson, Frederic Benner, Howard O'Hagan, Wilder Bentley, Donald Sage Mackay, Warren C. Perry, Mark Schorer, James Mason Cline, Howard Moise, Griffith Conrad Evans, Karl Aschenbrenner, Donald Coney, Ward Lockwood, Ian Watt, and James S Ackerkman.

Date:

1935 (issued)

Subject:

University of California, Berkeley -- Faculty
Berkeley (Calif.) -- Societies and clubs

Note:

Private club composed of faculty members of the University of California, Berkeley, founded in 1935, whose monthly dinner meetings focus on discussions of art, aesthetic quality, and the place of art within the university.

Physical Description:

3 boxes (.8 linear ft.).

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 90/141 c
BANC MSS 90/141 c box 1
BANC MSS 90/141 c box 2
BANC MSS 90/141 c box 3

Origin:

California