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Series 3 | A Finding Aid to the Claire Falkenstein papers, circa 1914-1997, bulk 1940-1990

Claire Falkenstein papers, circa 1914-1997, bulk 1940-1990

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Series 3: Personal and Business Records , 1936-1997
(Box 14-17, 41, 46-49; 4.2 linear feet)

Personal and business records contain a wide variety of material documenting Falkenstein's business, financial, legal, professional, and personal transactions. Files are found for sales and prices of artwork, artwork inventories, smaller jewelry commissions, speaking engagements, her extensive work as a juror, her business with galleries, legal affairs and contracts, expenses, records of arts organizations to which she belonged, conferences, grants and fellowships, studio and house renovations, her Paris studio and Paris expenses, travel, donations, loans and consignments, conservation, art shipping, insurance, and taxes. The records provide detailed information on her business relationships with several galleries. The renovation files document Falkenstein's conversion of her house into a living space with working studio. Oversized visitor's logs contain comments from visitors to Falkenstein's studio in Venice, California.
The files are arranged alphabetically by subject and folder contents are arranged chronologically.
Description Container
Accounts, 1969-1997
14
1
Air France, 1952-1953
14
2
American Abstract Artists, 1950
14
3
American Reference Publishing Corporation, 1988-1989
14
4
American Studio Jewelry Since 1940, , 1988-1989
14
5
Annual Conference of the Alliance of California Arts Councils, 1974
14
6
Architects, 1988-1989
14
7
Art Books Sold, 1995
14
8
Art Jewelry Limited, 1986
14
9
Artpark Programs, 1976-1978
14
10
Art Storage and Transport - Invoices, 1950-1955
14
11
Art Storage and Transport, 1951-1988
14
12
Art Technique, circa 1940-1973
14
13
Artists Equity Association, 1949-1951
14
14
Artist Studio Tours, 1968-1986
14
15
Arts and Activities Article, 1982-1983
14
16
Attorney Norman Ziff, 1995
14
17
Bank Books, 1951-1954
14
18
Bender Grants-in-Aid, Support Aids, 1942-1944
14
19
Bender Grants-in-Aid, 1948-1949
14
20
Butterfield and Butterfield Actioneers, 1995-1997
14
21
California Art Review, 1987-1990
14
22
California Board of Equalization, 1969-1973
14
23
California Palace of the Legion of Honor, 1966-1968
14
24
California State University, Long Beach - Department of Art Advisory Council, 1987-1990
14
25
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Advisory Council for the Arts (Marcia Weisman), circa 1976-1986
14
26
Chapel of the Holy Cross, Arizona, circa 1966
14
27
Clay Sculpture Formulas, circa 1936-1938
14
28
Columbia Pictures TV, 1979
14
29
Color, circa 1961, 1971
14
30
Conservation - Falkenstein's Works, 1980, 1985
14
31
Conservation Work, 1979-1980
14
32
Conservation - Works by Giacometti, 1975-1979
14
33
Consignment Agreement with Armand Hammer Museum at UCLA, 1996
14
34
Contracts, 1954-1984
14
35
Contracts, 1968-1969, 1982
14
36
Copyright, 1947
14
37
Damage to Art Work in Storage, 1986
14
38
Design, circa 1948-1958
14
39
Designers West Article, 1970
14
40
Design in Steel Award Program, 1973
14
41
Directions for Handling the "Apple,", 1973
14
42
Documentary entitled "Claire Falkenstein, Sculptor,", 1976-1980
14
43
Donations of Art Work, circa 1968-1979
14
44
Donations of Art Work, 1983-1993
14
45
Donations of Art Work, circa 1980-1990
14
46
Donation - Eureka College, 1968-1980
14
47
Donation - Musee National d'art Moderne, 1986
14
48
Downtown Los Angeles Art Center, 1986
14
49
Peggie Dwight Inventory, circa 1980s
14
50
Endorsements, 1972-1989
14
51
Erotica, circa 1970
14
52
Esthetics, circa 1950
14
53
Eulogy of Grace Morley, 1985
14
54
Experiments in Art and Technology, 1967-1969
14
55
Experiments in Art and Technology, 1970-1971
14
56
Falkenstein Fountain on Long Beach Museum of Art Grounds, 1975
14
57
Claire Falkenstein Research Project, 1995-1997
14
58
Films, 1968-1972
14
59
Films, circa 1950-1984
14
60
Film "Touching the Quick,", 1949-1950
14
61
Film "Touching the Quick" - Artist Permission Letters and Correspondence, 1948-1950
14
62
Financial Agreements with Richard McCarthy, 1952, 1957
14
63
The Folk Tree, 1992
14
64
Fresno Arts Center - Catalogue Reprint, 1973
14
65
Gallery Records - Bolles Gallery, 1959
14
66
Gallery Records - Comsky Gallery, 1972-1974
14
67
Gallery Records - Esther Robles Gallery, 1965
14
68
Gallery Records - Gallery Mayer, 1961
14
69
Gallery Records - Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Gallery, 1984-1991
14
70
Gallery Records - Jack Rutberg Fine Arts Gallery, 1986-1995
14
71
Gallery Records - Malvina Miller Gallery, 1971-1975
14
72
Gallery Records - Martha Jackson Gallery, 1963-1966
14
73
Gallery Records - Martha Jackson Gallery, 1967-1969
14
74
Gallery Records - Martha Jackson Gallery, Sales, 1968-1970
14
75
Gallery Records - Polly Friedlander Gallery, 1973-1976
15
1
Gallery Records - Torque Gallery, circa 1970-1982
15
2
Gift to Hinkhouse Collection of Art at Stephens College 1979
15
3
Peggy Guggenheim, circa 1970-1980
15
4
Haas Genealogy, 1965
15
5
Harcourts Gallery, 1985
15
6
The Head-Royce School, 1994-1995
15
7
Louis Heyn Will, 1994
15
8
Hyman Hirsh Estate, 1961-1962
15
9
Honor - The Women's Caucus for Art, 1981
15
10
Incident with Gate Door at Ocean Front Walk Property, 1994
15
11
Income Tax, 1959-1962, 1974
15
12
Income Tax, 1982-1983
15
13
Income Tax, 1986-1989
15
14
Inheritance from Helen Bickel, 1978-1979
15
15
Insurance, 1969-1970
15
16
International Design Conference, 1958
15
17
International Sculpture Competition, 1952
15
18
Inventories of Art Work, circa 1964-1969
15
19
Invitation, 1975, 1988-1993
15
20
Invoices, circa 1950-1954
15
21
Invoices - Paris, 1962
15
22
Instituto Grafico Tiberino, 1958-1959
15
23
Jewelry Commissions, 1948-1949
15
24
Jewelry Design, circa 1950-1960
15
25
Jewelry Orders, 1948-1985
15
26
Jewelry Orders for Sculpture to Wear, Inc., 1974-1975
15
27
J.S. Guggenheim Fellowship - Application Material, 1946-1949
(2 folders)
15
28-29
J.S. Guggenheim Fellowship, 1949-1950
15
30
J.S. Guggenheim Fellowship, 1977
15
31
J.S. Guggenheim Fellowship, 1977-1979
15
32
J.S. Guggenheim Fellowship, 1978-1979
(2 folders)
15
33-34
J.S. Guggenheim Fellowship - Application with Photographs, 1978-1979
(2 folders)
15
35-36
Juried Shows, 1949-1970
15
37
Juried Shows, 1968, 1973-1974
15
38
Juried Shows, 1973-1991
15
39
Juried Show - Art in Public Spaces, 1988
15
40
Juror - Albert Bender Grant, 1950
15
41
Juror - California Resources Council, Pacifica Awards, 1977-1979
15
42
Juror - California State Fair Art Show, 1978
15
43
Juror - Fresno Arts Center and Museum, 1986
15
44
Juror - Long Beach Art Association, 1988
15
45
Juror - Long Beach Art Association - 3D Exhibition, 1989
15
46
Juror - Olympic Architecture Competition, 1983
15
47
Juror - San Diego Art Institute, 1990
(2 folders)
15
48-49
Juror - Westwood Center of the Arts, 1980-1981
15
50
Juror - Writers Guild of America, 1983
15
51
La Quinta Arts Festival, 1984
15
52
Lawsuit about Roof Installation, 1990-1991
15
53
Learning French, circa 1947-1958
(2 folders)
16
1-2
Lease for Great Jones Street in New York, 1959
16
3
Lecture - California Arts Project Summer Institute, 1990
16
4
Lectures - Invitation Thank-you Notes, 1973-1985
16
5
Legal Issues, 1957, 1969, 1979-1982
16
6
The Light Bringer Project, 1988, 1994
16
7
Lists of "Things To Do,", circa 1970
16
8
Listing Contract for Victoria Avenue Property, 1997
16
9
Falkenstein Living-Trust Transfer Deed, 1996
16
10
Loans of Art Work, 1982, 1985
16
11
Loans of Art Work, 1990-1995
16
12
Loan - Oakland Museum, 1972-1974
16
13
Long Beach Museum of Art, 1968, 1990-1993
16
14
Los Angeles Museum of Art - Purchase of "Struttura Grafica,", 1973
16
15
Mailing Lists, 1949-1969
16
16
Mailing Lists, circa 1970-1990
16
17
Memberships, 1936-1937
16
18
Florence Minard, 1979
16
19
Miscellaneous Organizations, 1949-1950
(2 folders)
16
20-21
Grace Morley, 1985
16
22
Mortgage for Venice Property, 1987-1989
16
23
Murals, circa 1948-1950
16
24
Musee des Arts Decoratifs, 1991
16
25
Musee De L'Homme, 1951-1952
16
26
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), 1974
16
27
National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1986
16
28
National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1995-1996
16
29
New York Studio, 1959-1963
16
30
Ocean Front Property, 1963-1967
16
31
Ocean Front Property - Purchase, 1963
16
32
Ocean Front Property - Renovation, circa 1965-1966
16
33
Ocean Front Property - Renovation, 1987-1990
(2 folders)
16
34-35
May O'Donnell and Ray Green, 1950-1983
16
36
Paris, circa 1950-1960
16
37
Paris, 1980
16
38
Paris Expenses, 1961-1963
16
39
Paris Sculpture "Couple,", 1985
16
40
Paris Studio, circa 1954-1969
16
41
Paris Studio, 1980-1981
16
42
Paris Studio, 1982-1983
16
43
Paris Studio, 1984-1985
16
44
Paris Studio, 1986
16
45
Paris Studio, 1987
16
46
Paris Studio, 1988
16
47
Paris Studio, 1993
16
48
Patents, 1944-1976
16
49
Pablo Picasso, circa 1940-1970
16
50
Giacomo Patri, circa 1966-1978
16
51
Patri School of Art Fundamentals, circa 1953
16
52
Pepsi-Cola Fellowship in Painting, 1947
16
53
Petroglyphs, circa 1945
16
54
Phoenix Art Museum, 1967-1979
16
55
Poetry - Jim Sudalnik, 1987
16
56
Poetry - Richard Moore, 1949
16
57
Pond Farm History, 1992
16
58
Price Lists, circa 1941-1990
(4 folders)
16
59-62
Property on Pleasant Street, San Francisco, circa 1940
16
63
Property on Water Street, San Francisco, 1959-1960
16
64
Purchase of Ocean Front Property, circa 1966-1971
16
65
Herbert Read's Manuscript, circa 1991
16
66
Recipes, circa 1970
16
67
Recommendations, 1973, 1980
(2 folders)
16
68-69
Reconditioning of "Accelerating Point" for San Diego Museum of Art, 1989
16
70
Patricia Renick, 1987-1988
16
71
Rodia's Towers in Watts, 1958-1969
16
72
Sale of Art Work, 1952-1962
17
1
Sale of Art Work, circa 1955-1996
17
2
Sale of Art Work, 1969-1984
(2 folders)
17
3-4
Sale of Mark Tobey Abstract, 1977
17
5
Sale of Art Work - Phoenix Art Museum, 1965
17
6
San Francisco Landscape Garden Show, 1989
17
7
San Francisco Museum of Art - Artists' Cookbook, 1982
17
8
San Francisco Society of Women Artists - Bulletins, 1931-1942
17
9
San Francisco Society of Women Artists, 1943-1944
17
10
San Francisco Society of Women Artists - Bylaws and Constitution, circa 1946-1954
17
11
San Francisco State University, Distinguished Artists Forum, 1988
17
12
The Santiago Collection, 1981-1984
17
13
Bozidar von Serda, 1964-1968
17
14
Slide Lists of Art Work, 1976-1994
17
15
Slide Lists for Galleries and Collectors, 1977-1984
17
16
Rena Small - Artists' Hands, 1996
17
17
Sotheby's Sale, 1984-1985
17
18
Steel, circa 1963
17
19
Storage, circa 1950-1976
17
20
Studio and Storage Expenses, 1990
17
21
Studio Tours, 1970-1983, 1989
17
22
Suggested Titles for Art Work, circa 1990
17
23
Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Inc., 1969-1971
17
24
Michel Tapie, circa 1951-1973
17
25
Michel Tapie, circa 1953-1965
(2 folders)
17
26-27
Tenure for Garner Tullis, 1979
17
28
Third International Congress of Art Critics, 1951
17
29
Mark Tobey, circa 1990
17
30
Mark Tobey - Exhibition Material, 1954, 1959-1960, 1975
17
31
Tom Mooney Labor Movement, 1943
17
32
Tools, circa 1959-1962
17
33
Trip to New York, 1943-1944
17
34
Trip to Europe, 1950
17
35
Trip to Berlin, 1952
17
36
Trip to Barcelona and Italy, 1957
17
37
Trips to Italy, 1960-1963
17
38
Trip to Paris, 1968
17
39
Trip to India, Hawaii, and Western Europe, 1969-1971
(2 folders)
17
40-41
Trip to New York, Venice, and Paris, 1978
17
42
Trip to New York and Paris, 1981
17
43
Trip to Japan, circa 1975
17
44
Tour - Art Today in France, 1958-1959
17
45
Tour - Art Today in France, 1959
17
46
Tour - Art Today in Italy, 1960
17
47
Tour - Art Today in Italy, Notes About Trip, 1960
17
48
Tour - Art Today in Italy, Report, 1960-1961
17
49
Tour - Art Today in France and Italy, 1961
17
50
Typography, circa 1940-1970
(2 folders)
17
51-52
UCLA, Frederick S. Wright Art Gallery, 1983
17
53
UCLA Oral History Program - Colloqium, 1984
17
54
UNESCO, 1948
17
55
Use of Falkenstein's Art in Publications, 1968-1969
17
56
Venice, California, 1967-1973
17
57
Victoria Avenue Property, 1976-1986
17
58
Visiting Artist at California State Polytechnic University, 1978
17
59
Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, 1995
17
60
Welding, Color, and Plastics, circa 1966-1977
17
61
Western Roundtable of Modern Art, 1949
17
62
Franz Wildenhain, circa 1950-1960
17
63
Women's Work - American Art '74, Phildelphia Civic Center, 1974
17
64
Women's Caucus for Art, 1976-1977
17
65
Women's Caucus for Art, 1994-1995
17
66
Women's Caucus for Art, Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts, 1980-1981
17
67
Work Logs, 1976-1978
(3 folders)
17
68-70
Work Opportunities, 1961-1985
17
71
Work Plan, 1978
17
72
Oversized Studio Visitors' Logs, circa 1964-1995
41
Expense Journals, 1964-1969
46
Expense Journals, 1970-1974
47
Expense Journals, 1975-1979
48
Expense Journals, 1980-1985, 1990
49

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  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
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