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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art records, 1973-1988

Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art records, 1973-1988

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Series 2: Correspondence, early 1970s-1987
(Boxes 1-2; 0.75 linear feet)

LAICA Director Robert Smith's correspondence comprises the bulk of this series. Smith was director from 1974-1985, and his correspondence dates from 1979-1985. Robert Smith was followed by Ben Marks who served from 1985-1986 when LAICA folded, and one folder of his correspondence is found here. In addition, there is one file of general staff correspondence and one file of form letters. The correspondence contains information about a wide range of operating topics including exhibitions, funding, and staffing.
The correspondence of Robert Smith has been arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Additional correspondence relating to LAICA's exhibitions, programs, and publications is found in Series 5, Exhibitions and Programs and Series 6, Publications.
DescriptionContainer
Robert Smith, "A,", 1980-1984
1
25
Robert Smith, "B,", 1981-1985
1
26
Robert Smith, "C,", 1981-1985
1
27
Robert Smith, "D-E,", 1981-1985
1
28
Robert Smith, "F,", 1981-1985
1
29
Robert Smith, "G,", 1981-1985
1
30
Robert Smith, "H-I,", 1981-1984
1
31
Robert Smith, "J,", 1981-1984
1
32
Robert Smith, "K,", 1981-1984
1
33
Robert Smith, "L,", 1981-1984
1
34
Robert Smith, "M,", 1981-1985
1
35
Robert Smith, "N-O,", 1981-1985
1
36
Robert Smith, "P-Q,", 1982-1985
1
37
Robert Smith, "R,", 1979-1985
1
38
Robert Smith, "Sa-Sn,", 1981-1985
1
39
Robert Smith, "So-Sz,", 1982-1985
1
40
Robert Smith, "T-V,", 1982-1985
1
41
Robert Smith, "W-Z,", 1981-1985
1
42
Ben Marks, 1985-1986
2
1
General Correspondence, 1979-1987
2
2
Form Letters, early 1970s-early 1980s
2
3

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