American Society for Aesthetics Records, 1935-1995
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Brief Description: The collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, conference information, and election information. It is arranged chronologically.
Held at:
Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182 8050
Phone: 619-594-6791
Email: askscua [at]
Created by: American Society for Aesthetics (1942-)
Volume: 5.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 03/17/1983.
Biographical Note for American Society for Aesthetics (1942-) :

The American Society for Aesthetics was organized in 1942 for the promotion of study, research, discussion, and publication in aesthetics and related fields. The Society furthers the study of the arts and related types of experience from a philosophical, historical, critical, and educational point of view.

The society holds an annual meeting, at which papers are read and discussed. Regional divisions of the Society hold local meetings in various cities. The Society also publishes "The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism."

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Aesthetics--United States--Societies, etc
American Society for Aesthetics--Archives
American Society for Aesthetics--History--Sources
Journal of aesthetics and art criticism
Genres/Forms of Material
Organizational Records
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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Acquisition Notes: American Society for Aesthetics
PreferredCitation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, American Society for Aesthetics Records, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.