6.0 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on partial reel)
Access Note / Rights:
2 v. Journal: "The Lively Arts/West": Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Unmicrofilmed: Use requires an appointment and is limited to AAA's Washington, D.C. office.
UNMICROFILMED: Correspondence, membership lists, minutes, and by-laws, from 1970-1976.
REEL 3161: Two v. of the journal "The Lively Arts/West," numbered folio 1 and 2, an intended publication of the Organization of Art Sponsors. The journals include information about the Organization of Art Sponsors; a biographical sketch of the journal's editor, Esther Waggoner Robles; and reports on California artists, galleries, and museums.
Organization of Art Sponsors records, 1970-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 3161 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
A non-profit group created to support and promote contemporary artists and galleries in the Los Angeles area. Esther Waggoner Robles was president, as well as editor of "The Lively Arts/West."
The 2 journals on reel 3161 were donated in 1973 by Esther Waggoner Robles. Her widower, Robert Robles, donated the 6 ft. of unmicrofilmed records in 2002.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001