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Los Angeles Independent Film Oasis records, 1976-1981

Contents and Arrangement

The records are arranged into five series:

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Series 1: Scattered Business Records , 1976-1981
(Box 1; 13 folders)

Scattered business records include contracts, grant proposals, film rental agreements, the constitution and by-laws, a check ledger, written histories of the organization, schedules of film screenings, tax information, a job description, forms, and publicity contacts. Also found are resumes of Oasis members Morgan Fisher, Roberta Friedman, Leslie Gehry, Lyn Gerry, Amy Halpern, Beverly and Pat O'Neill, and William Moritz.
Description Container Select
Check Ledger, 1979-1981
1
1
Constitution and By-Laws, circa 1976
1
2
Contracts, 1981
1
3
Film Rentals, 1981
1
4
Grant Proposals, 1980
1
5
Historical Information, circa 1970s
1
6
Job Description, 1981
1
7
Member Information, circa 1970s
1
8
Memoranda, 1980
1
9
Publicity Contacts, circa 1979
1
10
Schedules of Film Screenings, 1976-1981
1
11
Tax Information, 1977, 1979
1
12
Work Schedules, circa 1980
1
13

Series 2: Correspondence , circa 1977-1981
(Box 1; 1 folder)

There is one folder of scattered correspondence.
Description Container Select
General Correspondence, circa 1977-1981
1
14

Series 3: Notes , circa 1979-1980
(Box 1; 4 folders)

This series consists of scattered notes relating to meetings, finances, and programs.
Description Container Select
Notes, 1970s
1
15
Financial Notes, 1970s
1
16
Meeting Notes, 1970s
1
17
Program Notes, 1979-1980
1
18

Series 4: Printed Material , circa 1976-1981
(Box 1, OV 2; 0.25 linear feet)

This series consists of announcements, posters, printed articles by and about Oasis, clippings, newsletters from the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (LAICA), film programs, business cards, Oasis letterhead, and press releases.
Description Container Select
Announcements and Posters, 1976-1981
(Oversized Items housed in OV2)
1
19
Articles Written by Oasis Members, 1976-1979
1
20
Business Cards, circa 1970s
1
21
Clippings, circa 1970s-1980s
1
22
LAICA Newsletters, 1979-1980
1
23
Membership Forms, undated
1
24
Program Drafts, 1976-1980
1
25
Oasis Letterhead, circa 1970s
1
26
Press Releases, 1976-1981
1
27
Oasis Programs, 1976-1981
(2 folders)
1
28-29
Oversized Announcements and Posters, 1976-1981
(From Box 1, F19)
2 (OV)

Series 5: Filmmaker and Artists Files , 1976-1981
(Box 1; 0.5 linear feet)

Found here are files about filmmakers, cinematographers, and other film artists that showed at the Los Angeles Independent Film Oasis. There are also a few files relating to specific film programs held at the Oasis. Files may include a variety of scattered clippings, reviews, programs, biographies and notes. See the Index for Series 1 for a list of all film screenings held by Oasis.
Description Container Select
Anderson, Thom, 1976-1977
1
30
Ann Arbor Film Festival, 1979
1
31
Artifacts from the Machine Age, 1978
1
32
Baillie, Bruce, 1980
1
33
Baldessari, John, 1980
1
34
Beckman, Ericka, 1979
1
35
Berry, David, 1978
1
36
Berwick Street Film Collective of London, 1977
1
37
Beydler, Gary, 1977
1
38
Birnbaum, Dara, 1980
1
39
Blanchard, Rick, 1980
1
40
Brand, Bill, 1979
1
41
Breer, Robert, 1977
1
42
Bresson, Robert, 1977, 1979
1
43
British Avant-Garde Film, 1976
1
44
Broomfield, Nicholas and Churchill, Joan, 1977
1
45
Broughton, James, 1978
1
46
Burckhardt, Rudy, 1976
1
47
Churchill, Joan, 1977
(See Box 1, F45)
1
48
Conner, Bruce, 1977
1
49
Cornell, Joseph, 1978
1
50
Danielson, Rob, 1980
1
51
DeLanda, Manuel, 1980
1
52
Demetrakas, Johanna, 1979
1
53
Deren, Maya, 1977, 1979
1
54
The Eastern Influence, 1976
1
55
Ethnographic Films, 1980
1
56
Eye Music, 1977
1
57
Faccinto, Victor, 1978
1
58
Films by Women, 1976-1977
1
59
Firestone, Cinda, 1976
1
60
Fischinger, Oskar
1
61
Frampton, Hollis, 1977-1978
1
62
Frank, Robert, 1980
1
63
Friedman, Roberta
1
64
Funny Business, 1976
1
65
Gehr, Ernie, 1979
1
66
Goldstein, Jack, 1977
1
67
Gordon, Bette, 1980
1
68
Gottheim, Larry, 1979
1
69
Graham, Dan, 1978
1
70
Grauer, Victor, 1977
1
71
Haslanger, Martha, 1980
1
72
Hock, Louis, 1978
1
73
Hocquenghem, Guy, 1980
(See Box 1, F113)
1
74
House Blend, 1976
1
75
Huot, Robert, 1980
1
76
Iimura, Taka, 1979-1980
1
77
Jordan, Larry, 1980
1
78
Jost, Jon, 1978
1
79
Kalatazof, Mikhail, 1980
1
80
Keller, Marjorie, 1980
1
81
Kleckner, Susan, 1981
1
82
Lamelas, David, 1976
1
83
Land, Owen (formerly George Landow), 1980
1
84
Landscapes, 1976
1
85
Lyons, Danny, 1978
1
86
Lipton, Lenny, 1978
1
87
McBride, James, 1977
1
88
Mangotte, Babette, 1979
1
89
Mekas, James, 1976, 1980
1
90
Mizoguchi, Kenji, 1978
1
91
Moritz, William, 1977
1
92
Murphy, J.J., 1980
1
93
The Naked and the Nude, 1977
1
94
Nelson, Robert, 1978
1
95
New Animated Shorts, 1979
1
96
New Westerns, 1976
1
97
O'Neill, Pat, 1976
1
98
Oblowitz, Michael, 1979-1980
1
99
Pies, Dennis, 1979
1
100
Pitt, Suzan, 1979
1
101
Poe, Amos, 1978
1
102
The Present Remembered, 1978
1
103
Raban, William, 1976
1
104
Rainer, Yvonne, 1977, 1980
1
105
Regan, Chris, 1976
1
106
Richter, Hans, 1978
1
107
Rosenfeld, Susan, 1977
1
108
Schroeter, Werner, 1976
1
109
Serke, Udo, 1976
1
110
Sharits, Paul, 1977
1
111
Snow, Michael, 1977
1
112
Sonbert, Warren, 1978
1
113
Soukas, Lionel and Hocquenghem, Guy, 1980
1
114
Strand, Chick, 1976, 1979
1
115
Straub, Jean-Marie, 1978
1
116
Vigil, Carmen, 1978
1
117
von Praunheim, Rosa, 1977
1
118
Whitney, John, 1978
1
119

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