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CalArts Special Collections & Institute Archives

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New finding aid available for The Center for Integrated Media Records.  The collection covers the years 1993 to 2018, with the bulk of the material ranging from 1996 to 2009.  The collection includes administrative records, curricular planning materials, materials related to viralnet.net, faculty and student work, projects created by and for the Center.

The Center for Integrated Media Records

Images from the archives

Invitation to Womanhouse, 1972. From the Feminist Art Materials Collection.

 

Postcard, View of the front of CalArts, ca. 1970s.

 

Welcome to the CalArts Library’s Special Collections & Institute Archives

The CalArts Library’s Special Collections & Institute Archives department houses collections of rare and unique materials of enduring cultural and historical value in support of research and art making by scholars, artists, students, and the general public. Special Collections and the Institute Archives are located in the library, on the 2nd floor of CalArts' Main Building.

Requests, Viewing, and Contact

INSTITUTE ARCHIVES

Please allow 7-10 days for the processing of all requests.


SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

All materials in Special Collections are cataloged and may be found by searching the CalArts Library Catalog.

To view items from Special Collections, please fill out the request form.  Special Collections materials do not circulate and must be viewed in the Special Collections and Institute Archives Reading Room. 


 SPECIAL COLLECTIONS and INSTITUTE ARCHIVES

VIEWING HOURS

Wednesdays-Thursdays, 9:30am-4:00pm

Viewing is by appointment only and availability can widely vary. Please plan visits well in advance.

DIGITIAL REPRODUCTIONS

The CalArts Image Services Department is able to make low/high-resolution digital scans for patrons. There is no self-service photocopying. There is a charge for reproducing all materials.  Payment must be received before copies will be produced.  See the Reproduction Policy and Price List for more information.

Turnaround time is approximately 10 days.


Institute Archives
libraryarchive@calarts.edu

Susan Lowenberg, Special Collections Manager
susan@calarts.edu

CalArts Library
24700 McBean Pkwy
Valencia, CA 91355
661.253.7889

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