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American Society for Aesthetics Records, 1935-1995

Collection Overview

Title: American Society for Aesthetics Records, 1935-1995

Creator: American Society for Aesthetics (1942-)

Extent: 5.0 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 03/17/1983

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, conference information, and election information. It is arranged chronologically.

Biographical Note

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."

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in some of these materials have been transferred to or belong to San Diego State University. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections means that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish.  Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Acquisition Source: American Society for Aesthetics

Preferred Citation: 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.


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Misc: Undated correspondence, letterhead, newspaper clippings, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Formation of ASA (correspondence), 1939-42Add to your cart.
Folder 3: History of ASA by Thomas Moore, 1939-46Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Return to List of Content Membership, 1942Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Officers, 1942-43Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Accounts, 1942-45Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Membership, 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Minutes: Executive Council Meeting, 1943Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Constitution By-laws; Correspondence, 1943-68Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Correspondence Re-Affiliation with American Association for the Advencement of Science (AAS), 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Meeting Programs, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Membership, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Executive Council Bulletins, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Incorporation in Ohio, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Communications/ Bulletins to Members, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Remerging of The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (JAAC) with Journal of Aesthetics, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Correspondence, 1945-46Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Annual Meetings- Programs, 1945-49Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Minutes of Meetings- Board of Trustees, 1945-59Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Membership Lists, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Officers, 1951-52, 1963-64Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Microfilm Agreement with ASA, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Annual Meetings, Suggestions to Programs Chairman, 1957Add to your cart.
Folder 27: The Journal of Aesthetics Education Index, 1966-72Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Election Results, 1967-70Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Monthly Management Reports, 1968-70Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Correspondence, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 31: ASA Ballot and Biographies of Nominees, 1969Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Twenty- Eighth Annual Meeting, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Annual Meeting Program, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Twenty- Nineth Annual Meeting, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Monthly Management Reports, 1970-71Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Correspondence, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Thirtieth Annual Meeting, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Elections, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 39: The Seventh International Congress, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Correspondence American Council for Arts in Education (ACAE), 1972-73Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Correspondence The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (JAAC), 1972-74Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Correspondence, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Annual Meeting, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Warsaw Conference, 1973Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Monthly Management Reports, 1973-74Add to your cart.
Folder 46: ASA Trustee Election, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Correspondence, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Annual Meeting, 1974Add to your cart.
Folder 49: Elections, 1974Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Annual Meeting Correspondence, 1971-75Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Annual Meeting Agendas and Programs, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Elections, 1975Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Monthly Management Reports, 1975-76Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Annual Meeting Correspondence, Agenda and Program, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Elections, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 9: International Congress, Darmstadt, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 10: American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Travel Grant Competition, 1976Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Summer Institute- American Society for Aesthetics, 1976-77Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Annual Meeting, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Elections, 1977Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Monthly Management Reports, 1977-78Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Annual Meeting, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Elections, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Monthly Management Reports, 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Correspondence, American Council of Learned Societies (ASA), 1978Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Correspondence, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Annual Meeting, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Elections, 1979Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Constitution Revision Committee, 1978-81Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Correspondence, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Annual Meeting, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Elections, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 27: International Congress, Dubrovnik, 1980Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 2: ACLS Travel Grant Competition, 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 3: ACLS Questionnaire, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Meeting Tampa, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Election, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Meeting, 1982Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Election, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Annual Meeting, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Election, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Logo Contest, 1983Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Correspondence, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Annual Meeting, 1984Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Annual Meeting, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Correspondence, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Financial Report, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Annual Report, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Annual Meeting, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Business Meeting, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Budget Committee, 1990Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Annual Meeting, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Budget Committee, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Business Meeting, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Annual Meeting, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Budget Committee, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Business Meeting, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Annual Meeting, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Budget Committee, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Business Meeting, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Annual Meeting, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Budget Committee, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Business Meeting, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Annual Meeting, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Budget Committee, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Business Meeting, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 16: ASA Newsletters, 1990-91Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Correspondence: Arnold Berleant & Allan Shields, 1978-92Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Writings of Arnold Berleant, 1982, 1985-88Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Non-ASA papers, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Issue papers written by ASA members, n.d.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Pacific Coast Div. misc., 1944-45Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Northwest Coast Div. programs for annual meetings, 1949-53Add to your cart.
Folder 23: NW Div. misc., 1950-55Add to your cart.
Folder 24: NW Div. Correspondence, ca. 1951-56Add to your cart.