Arts Club (Berkeley, Calif.) Records of the Arts Club, 1935-1989 (bulk 1935-1958).
Publication Type:
Manuscript Collection
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. 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." MELVYL record, 5/6/2004;
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