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A Finding Aid to the California Art Club guest register and scrapbooks, 1916-1961

California Art Club guest register and scrapbooks, 1916-1961

California Art Club

Collection Information

Size: 1.5 linear feet

Summary: The California Art Club guest register and scrapbooks measure 1.5 linear feet and date from 1916 to 1961. Included are guest registers spanning 1927 to 1931; a Year Book 1916 of the California Art Club containing images of member artwork and essays; and eleven scrapbooks with clippings, exhibition materials, club bulletins, and place settings.

Biographical/Historical Note

The largest and most influential Los Angeles art organization during the early 20th century, the California Art Club was organized in 1909 from the Painters' Club.

Provenance

The California Art Club guest register and scrapbooks were donated to the Archives of American Art by Henry Ketting Olivier, a past president of the California Art Club, in 1981.