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Los Angeles Museum of Art / Roger Wong Gallery records, 1966-1988

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as 7 series.

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1966-1985
0.1 Linear Feet
Box 1

Biographical material includes Roger Wong's old passport, his father's will, and miscellaneous documents such as a library card and obituary for a relative which were scattered throughout the collection before processing.
Description Container Select
Roger Wong Passport, 1966-1970
1
1
Raymond A. Wong Last Will and Testament, 1976
1
2
Miscellaneous Biographical Materials, 1970-1985
1
3

Series 2: Correspondence , 1969-1988
0.6 Linear Feet
Box 1

This series includes Roger Wong's personal and professional correspondence with family, friends, artists, art collectors, gallery owners, arts organizations, museums, and colleagues. Notable correspondents include artists Chris Burden, Patrick Kennedy, Pat Patterson, and Gary Wood; Richard Wong's brothers, Richard and Ronald; art collectors such as John Chase; friends and colleagues such as Suzanne Lerner; and some gallery owners.
Alphabetical correspondence is arranged at the beginning of the series, followed by thank you letters to gallery patrons and holiday greeting cards, then chronological correspondence. Alphabetical correspondence includes letters to and from various individuals but chronological correspondence from after 1982 consists of letters written by Roger Wong to others.
Description Container Select
Artists' Alliance Revue, 1982
1
4
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, 1980
1
5
Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, 1981-1988
1
6
Sharma, Santosh, 1977
1
7
Slater, Miriam, 1977-1979
1
8
Thank You Letters to Gallery Patrons, 1980-1981
1
9
Holiday Greeting Cards, 1969-1982
1
10
Chronological Correspondence, 1973-1978
1
11
Chronological Correspondence, 1980-1982
1
12
Chronological Letters by Roger Wong, 1983
1
13-14
Chronological Letters by Roger Wong, 1984
1
15-17
Chronological Letters by Roger Wong, 1985
1
18-19
Chronological Letters by Roger Wong, 1986
1
20

Series 3: Administrative Records , 1975-1982
0.2 Linear Feet
Box 1

This series consists of mailing lists, membership cards, art loan forms, and office supply manuals, as well as material related to publicity such as press releases and drafts of exhibition announcements.
This series is arranged chronologically.
Description Container Select
Mailing List of Contacts, circa 1975-circa 1980
1
21
Design Layouts for Exhibition Announcements, circa 1975-circa 1980
1
22
Events and Exhibition Announcements, 1975-1981
1
23
Press Releases, 1980-1982
1
24
Art Loan Forms, circa 1980
1
25
Museum Membership Cards, 1981
1
26
Electronic Typewriter Manual, 1981-1982
1
27

Series 4: Artists' Files , 1974-1982
1.1 Linear Feet
Boxes 1-2

Artists' files include correspondence, photographs, slides, price lists, exhibition announcements, contracts, resumes, clippings, and other material mostly on artists that exhibited at or were represented by the gallery. Included are documents regarding Julie Bozzi, Chris Burden, Bill Gale, Joyce Lightbody, Marilyn Neher, Franklin Phillips, Volker Stoecks, and Annie-Mie Van Kerkhoven among others.
This series is arranged alphabetically.
Description Container Select
Acconci, Vito, 1975-1978
1
28
Adams, Lisa, 1980-1981
1
29
Alvarez, Ramon, 1981
1
30
Amend, Richard, 1981-1982
1
31
Bozzi, Julie, 1981-1982
2
1
Brewster, Michael, 1980
2
2
Burden, Chris, 1974-1981
2
3
Chamberlain, John, 1981-1982
2
4
Chase, Laura, 1981
2
5
De Gueltzl, Marco, 1981
2
6
Edwards, Tom, 1975
2
7
Gad, Simone, 1980-1981
2
8
Gale, Bill, 1980-1982
2
9
Gale, Gayle, 1981-1982
2
10
Garner, Philip, 1982
2
11
Giamportone, Gerald, 1980
2
12
Grossman, Stephen, 1981
2
13
Hall, Douglas Kent, circa 1980
2
14
Harris, John and Martha Holden, 1981
2
15
Jenkins, Tom, 1980
2
16
Jiroch, Michael, 1979-1981
2
17
Jossel, Karen, 1976
2
18
Kelly, Annie, 1981
2
19
Kennedy, Patrick, 1981-1982
2
20
Kren, Kurt, 1978-1981
2
21
Lightbody, Joyce, 1981-1982
2
22-23
Lloyd, Frank Scott, 1981-1982
2
24
Morehead, Gerry, 1980-1981
2
25
Moreno-Toro, Patricio, 1981-1982
2
26
Morris, Ann, 1982
2
27
Neher, Marilyn, 1980-1981
2
28
Patterson, Pat, 1980-1982
2
29
Pelaquier, Elie and Roselyne, 1981-1982
2
30
Peters, Anethea Sofia, 1980-1982
2
31
Philips, Franklyn, 1981
2
32
Reese, Nancy Caroline, 1980
2
33
Reich, Philip, 1981
2
34
Sanders, Don, 1981
2
35
Stock, Mark, 1980
2
36
Stoecks, Volker, 1980-1982
2
37
Taroni, Roberto, 1981
2
38
Tigler, Peter, 1981
2
39
Tkacheff, Peter, 1980-1981
2
40
Van Kerckhoven, Anne-Mie, 1980-1981
Includes 3 painted plastic plaques with what looks like "AVK" signature on verso.
2
41-42
Wurtz, William Howard, 1980-1981
2
43
Yokoi, Rita, 1975
2
44

Series 5: Financial and Legal Records , 1973-1986
1.7 Linear Feet
Boxes 3-4

This series consists of assorted legal papers, leases, permits, business documents, and agreements and contracts with artists. There are also financial records such as receipts, invoices, accounts payable, expenses, and utility bills.
Legal records such as contracts, permits, and release agreements are grouped together chronologically at the beginning of the series, followed by financial records which are grouped together by document type, then arranged chronologically within each grouping.
Description Container Select
Leases for Gallery Space, 1973-1979
3
1
Signed Release Agreements for Performance Attendees, 1976 November 16-18
3
2-3
Legal Records Related to Russell Andrade Performance, 1976-1977
3
4
Mutual Release Agreement, 1977
3
5
Fictitious Business Name Filing, 1979-1984
3
6
Performance Artists' Contract, 1980
3
7
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art Accident, 1980-1981
3
8
Contract with Square One Gallery, 1981
3
9
Agreement for Renting Gallery Space, 1982
3
10
State Franchise Board Resale Permit, 1985-1986
3
11
Receipts and Invoices, 1975-1978
3
12
Receipts and Invoices, 1980
3
13-24
Receipts and Invoices, 1981-1983
3
25
Receipts and Invoices, 1984
3
26-27
Receipts and Invoices, 1984
4
1
Receipts and Invoices, 1985
4
2
Utility Bills, 1981
4
3
Utility Bills, 1982
4
4
Utility Bills, 1983
4
5
Accounts Payable, 1976-1981
4
6
Accounts Payable, 1982
4
7
Accounts Payable, 1983
4
8
Business Expenses, 1981
4
9
Business Expenses, 1982-1984
4
10
Annotated Check Stubs, 1981-1982
4
11
Laventhol and Horvath Accountants, 1976-1978
4
12

Series 6: Printed Materials , 1977-1988
0.2 Linear Feet
Box 4

This is a small series that consists of news clippings and reviews for exhibitions and performances at the Los Angeles Museum of Art / Roger Wong Gallery, publications from the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, and a folder of miscellaneous printed materials.
Description Container Select
Los Angeles Museum of Art / Roger Wong Gallery Reviews and Clippings, 1980-1982
4
13
Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art Printed Material, 1985-1988
4
14
Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1977-1986
4
15

Series 7: Photographs , 1974-1984
0.1 Linear Feet
Box 4

Photographs depict Roger Wong, the entrance to the gallery, an unidentified art performance, one portrait of Wong's parents, as well as a few miscellaneous images which were originally scattered throughout the collection.
Description Container Select
Roger Wong, 1974-1984
4
16
Drawing of Roger Wong and Unidentified Man, 1978
4
17
Los Angeles Museum of Art Entrance and Window Displays, circa 1980
4
18
Unidentified Performance at Gallery, circa 1980
4
19
Portrait of Roger Wong's Parents, 1980
4
20
Miscellaneous Photographs, circa 1975-1980
4
21

Make a Request

  • 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.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.