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Baxter Art Gallery records, 1962-1997

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Series 6: Pasadena Gallery of Contemporary Arts Records , 1981-1990
1.5 Linear feet
Boxes 14-15, Boxes 21-22, OV 23

Contained here are the records of the Pasadena Gallery of Contemporary Arts, founded by Jay Belloli as a replacement for the Baxter Art Gallery. Much of the documentation concerns the design of the Armory Center for the Visual Arts, the building which would include an exhibition space for the Pasadena Gallery of Contemporary Arts. Included are feasibility studies, steering committee documents, leases, and photographs. There are also Board of Director and Trustees documents which discuss the founding of the new gallery and meeting agendas and minutes. General planning records for the gallery include correspondence, meeting notes, press materials, and memos. Also included are documents related to the "Devil's Gate" project by Newton and Helen Mayer Harrison.
Description Container Select
Architects, 1985-1986
14
17
Armory Center for the Visual Arts
Active Spaceplan, circa 1986-1987
14
18-19
Campaign Steering Committee, 1985-1986
14
20-23
Joint Venture, 1985-1986
14
24
Lease, 1985-1986
14
25-27
Memorial Park, 1985-1986
14
28
Photographs of Armory, circa 1985
14
29
Presentation File, 1985-1986
14
30
Board of Trustees/Board of Directors, 1985-1986
14
31-32
"Devil's Gate" Project, circa 1985-1988
21
56
Oversize "Devils Gate" Project Photographs, 1986
23
"Devil's Gate" Project, 1987-1990
21
57
"Devil's Gate" Project, Financial Information, 1985-1988
22
1
Education Program Planning, 1981-1986
14
33
Feasibility Study, 1983-1985
15
1-2
Financial Records, 1984-1986
15
3
Harrison Price Company, 1983-1985
15
4
Incorporation Documents, 1985-1986
Includes articles of incorporation, by-laws, board of trustees list, tax information, and a draft of the gallery's mission statement.
22
2
Kresge Foundation, 1985
15
5
"Market and Financial Feasibility for a Proposed Contemporary Art Museum in Pasadena", 1985
15
6-7
Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles - "Proposal for a Strategic Development Plan", 1983
15
8
New Museum - General Planning, circa 1983-1987
15
9-16
Pasadena Area Cultural Institutions Consortium, 1985-1986
15
17
Pasadena Art Workshops, 1983-1986
15
18-19
Pasadena Centennial Art Competition, 1986
15
20
Printed Material, circa 1985, 1989
22
3
Publicity, 1985-1986
15
21
Stationery Design, circa 1986
15
22

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