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Womanspace Gallery records, 1970-1974

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as seven series.

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Series 1: Administrative Files , 1970-1974
0.4 Linear feet
Box 1

Administrative files consist of personnel and volunteer records; committee files; a list of names for the Registry of Women Designers; calendars and lists of events; public relations records; mailing list and guest book information; materials related to building renovations; materials related to summer courses; and notes.
Description Container Select
Resumes and Biographies of Womanspace Founders, 1970-1972, undated
1
1
Board of Directors File, 1974, undated
1
2
Volunteer Files and Committee Sign Up Sheets, circa 1974
1
3
Personnel Files, 1973-1974
1
4
Membership Questionnaire, circa 1972
1
5
Committee Meeting Minutes and Notes, 1972-1974
1
6
Second Exhibition Committee Files, 1973-1974
1
7
Proposals for One Womanspace, 1973-1974
1
8
Notes for a Proposal for Retrospective Exhibit, Never Shown, undated
1
9
Records of Photographs Out on Lease, 1973
1
10
List of Names for Registry of Women Designers, 1972
1
11
Calendars, 1972 December - 1974 June
1
12-13
Public Relations, Possibilities for Interviews or Articles, circa 1973
1
14
Public Relations, Publicity Listings, 1972-1973
1
15
Public Relations, Graphic Design, 1972
1
16
Mailing Lists, 1970, undated
1
17
Guest Book, 1973
1
18
Bulk Mailing Records, 1972-1973
1
19
Building Renovations, 11007 Venice Blvd LA 90034, 1972-1973
1
20
Summer Courses, 1973
1
21
Notes, 1972-1973
1
22

Series 2: Correspondence , 1972-1974
0.2 Linear feet
Box 1

Correspondence is primarily with artists and other arts organizations. Much of the correspondence in the early part of the series concerns the Registry of Women Designers. Other topics include exhibitions, proposals, and membership.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
Description Container Select
Correspondence, 1972 February-1974 June, undated
1
23-33

Series 3: Exhibition Files , 1973-1974
0.3 Linear feet
Boxes 1-2, OV 4

Exhibition files consist of planning notes, correspondence, and loan agreements for exhibitions held at Womanspace Gallery. These files occasionally contain photographic material as well. Some materials related to exhibition committees, proposals for exhibitions, and proposals for exhibitions that did not occur can be found in the administrative files.
This series is arranged chronologically.
Description Container Select
Opening Exhibition (1973), 1973
1
34
Lesbian Week (1973), 1973
Oversized material housed in OV 4.
1
35
Female Sexuality/Female Identity (1973), 1973
1
36
Black Mirror (1973), 1973
1
37
Opulence (1973), 1973
1
38
The Drawing Show (1973), 1973
1
39
The Juried Show (1973), 1973
1
40
The Subject is Taboo (1973), 1973
1
41
Exposures (1973), 1973
1
42
You Art What You Eat (1974), 1973-1974
1
43
Paintings by Martha Alf and Max Cole (1974), 1974
1
44
Floor Show (1974), 1974
1
45
Performance Exhibits, 1974
1
46
Open Wall (1973-1974), 1973-1974
2
1-2
Scar (1974), 1974
2
3
Exhibition of Works by Michele Betts (1974), 1974
2
4
Exhibition of Works by Jane Bonney (1974), 1974
2
5
Exhibition of Works by Suzanne Adan (1974), 1974
2
6
Oversized Poster from Lesbian Week Exhibition (1973), 1973
OV 4

Series 4: Publishing Files , 1972-1974
5 Folders
Box 2, OV 4

Publishing files include materials related to the Womanspace Journal and to the Associated Women's Press. Materials related to the journal include materials related to billing, distribution, printing, and design.
Description Container Select
Womanspace Journal, Design, circa 1973
2
7
Womanspace Journal, Printing and Production, circa 1973
2
8
Womanspace Journal, Distribution, circa 1973
Oversized material housed in OV 4.
2
9
Womanspace Journal, Billing, 1973-1974
2
10
Associated Women's Press, 1973
2
11
Oversized Los Angeles Distribution Map for Womanspace Journal, 1972
OV 4

Series 5: Financial Records , 1972-1974
0.3 Linear feet
Boxes 2-3

Financial records include budget projections, billing information, cash records, donation information, and materials related to grants and grant applications.
Description Container Select
Budget Projections, 1972-1973
2
12
Billing, 1973-1974
2
13
Cash Records, 1973
2
14
Donations, 1973, undated
2
15
Grant Information, 1971, undated
2
16-17
Grant Requests, 1972-1973
2
18
California Arts Commission Grants, 1973-1974
3
1
NEA Grant Application, 1973
3
2
NEA Grant Proposal, 1973-1974
3
3

Series 6: Printed Material , 1973-1974
3 Folders
Box 3, OV 4

Printed material includes press releases, clippings, and printed material Womanspace sent out to membership.
Description Container Select
Clippings, 1973
Oversized material housed in OV 4.
3
4
Press Releases, 1973
3
5
Fine Art Raffle, 1973
3
6
Printed Material, circa 1973-1974
3
7
Oversized Clippings, 1974
OV 4

Series 7: Photographic Material , 1973-1974
1 Folder
Box 3

Photographic material includes negatives, a contact sheet, color photographs, and slides. Also included are negatives of the Womanspace logo.
Description Container Select
Photographs, Negatives, Contact Sheet, and Slides, 1973-1974
3
8

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.