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Finding Aid of the California Civic Light Opera Association records

Finding aid prepared by Jacqueline Morin, 2010

Summary Information

Repository
USC Libraries Special Collections
Creator
California Civic Light Opera Association.
Creator
Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Association.
Creator
San Francisco Civic Light Opera Association.
Title
California Civic Light Opera Association records
Collection no.
0253
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1940-1980
Date [inclusive]
1938-2009
Extent
4.0 Linear feet, 4 boxes
Language
English
Abstract
Papers, letters, reports, board meeting minutes books and records which relate to the formation and management of the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Association (LACLO) and the subsequent California Civic Light Opera Association formed by the merger of the LACLO and the San Francisco Civic Light Opera Association.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], California Civic Light Opera Association records, Collection no. 0253, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

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Scope and Content

This collection is comprised of the legal documents and correspondence regarding the formation of the Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Association and, later, the California Civic Light Opera Association when the LACOA merged with the San Francisco Civic Light Opera Association. Most of the materials consist of bound volumes of Board meeting minutes, by-laws, etc, chiefly of the LACOA.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

USC Libraries Special Collections
2010
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
213-740-5900
specol@usc.edu

Revision Description

 , 2013

Conditions Governing Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition

Donated by the California Civic Light Opera Association, November 2009.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • California Civic Light Opera Association. -- Archives
  • Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Association. -- Archives
  • San Francisco Civic Light Opera Association. -- Archives

Genre(s)

  • Bylaws (administrative records)
  • Correspondence
  • Minutes
  • Reports

Geographic Name(s)

  • Los Angeles (Calif.)--History--20th century--Archival resources

Subject(s)

  • Opera--20th century--Archival resources
  • Theater--California--Archival resources

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  General Files 

Box
1-2

 California Civic Light Opera Association Correspondence--General Corporate 2007-2009 

 Cali--Renegotiation of Note (Houk, Sharp & Behar) 1986 March 27 

 CCLOA Exempt Organization Tax Forms 2000-2004 

 Virginia Handford Memorial Scholarship Fund 

 California Civic Light Opera Correspondence 1991-1999 

 American Center for Music Theatre--Board Meeting Minutes and Correspondence 1991-1995 

 Tax Filing Instructions, Forms, and Correspondence 1995-2001 

 American Center for Music Theatre--Correspondence, By-Laws, Articles, and Misc. Files 1967-1994 

 American Center for Music Theatre--Exemption Applications 1984-1993 

 American Center for Music Theatre--Board Minutes and Misc. Correspondence 1984-1992 

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Series 2:  Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Association--By-Laws and Board Meeting Minutes 1938-1979 

Scope and Content

Box 2

Volume 1: 1938-1943

Volume 2: 1944-1948

Box 3

Volume 3: 1949-1952

Volume 4: 1953-1955

Volume 5: 1955-1956

Volume 6: 1957-1959

Volume 7: 1960-1963

Volume 8: 1964-1966

Box 4

Volume 9: 1967-1970

Volume 10: 1970-1974

Volume 12: 1976-1979

Box
2-4

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Series 3:  San Francisco Civic Light Opera Association 1970-1979 

Scope and Content

Box 4

Volume 9: 1970

Volume 10: 1971-1973

Volume 12: 1977-1979

Box
4

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Series 4:  California Civic Light Opera Association 1979-1993 

Scope and Content

Volume 13: 1979-1981

Volume 14: 1981-1993; Also includes merger agreements and by-laws dated 1979.

Box
4

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Series 5:  Artifacts 

Box

 Stationery embosser 

Scope and Content

Iron/ brass stationery embosser for "Los Angeles Civic Light Opera Association."

4

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