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Los Angeles in the forties - the pot of gold symposium sound recordings, 1985 March 29-31

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 6 sound cassettes.

Format: Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes.

Summary: Recordings of an interdisciplinary conference co-sponsored by Humanities West and the Archives of American Art, held in San Francisco, California, 1985 March 29-31, at the Asian Art Museum. The participants speak about the environment for the arts in Los Angeles during the 1940s. They include: architectural historian Reyner Banham, actor Claudia Barr, columnist Digby Diehl, art historian Susan Ehrlich, writer William Fadiman, actor Hal Haswell, coordinator Paul Karlstrom, professor Edward Kaufmann, actor Douglas Leach, choreographer Bella Lewitzky, architectural historian Esther McCoy, music historian Michael Meyer, dancer Iris Pell, film critic Robert Rosen, historian Kevin Starr, and music historians Leonard Stein and Michael Steinberg.

Provenance

Donated 1985 by Humanities West.

How to Use This Collection

Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Los Angeles in the forties - the pot of gold symposium sound recordings, 1985 March 29-31. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.