Title: League of Allied Arts records
Date (inclusive): 1940-2011
Collection number: 1856
Creator: League of Allied Arts
Extent: 16 document boxes (8.0 linear ft) 2 flat boxes
Abstract: This collection documents the history and administration of the League of Allied Arts, one of the oldest existing Black women’s non-profit arts organizations in Los Angeles. Founded in 1939 by Dorothy Vena Johnson and Juanita Miller, the League was established to promote and support the arts in Los Angeles by providing cultural enrichment programs for the community, honoring the creative accomplishments of Black artists, and awarding scholarships to talented students from Los Angeles pursuing scholarly studies in the arts. The collection consists of administrative documents such as meeting minutes and agendas, financial reports, ephemera from various arts programs and events, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and media.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections, Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.
Restrictions on Access
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Copyright of this collection has been assigned to UCLA Library Special Collections. The library can grant permission to publish for materials to which it holds the copyright. All requests for permission to publish or quote must be submitted in writing to UCLA Library Special Collections. Credit shall be given as follows: © 2012 The Regents of the University of California on behalf of UCLA Library Special Collections.
Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of the League of Allied Arts, 2012.
The following League of Allied Arts members retained documents, photographs, ephemera, and other materials on behalf of the organization.