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Friends of Art Collection

Identifier: sc.2017.09.19

Scope and Contents

The Friends of Art Collection consists of 5 archival boxes of documents and publications; 1 box of newsletters; and 2 boxes of photographs.


  • 1988 - 2003

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this collection is limited as it is currently being processed.

Biographical / Historical

Friends of Art was an organization established to support the Valparaiso University Center for the Arts in 1988. It disbanded in 2003.


6 Linear Feet (5 archival boxes; 2 photograph boxes)

Language of Materials


Contents List

Box 1: Annual Meetings 1988-2002; Art Gifts; Balls Financial Reports; Brauer, Richard Personal; Budget of Museum; Certificates; Circle of Friends; Cresset Covers; Directors Duties; Board Members/Nominations and Lists; Ferguson, Jo Correspondence Financial Reports FY 86-93

Box 2: Financial Reports FY 96-03; Friends Art Treks; Friends Board Members/Meetings; Friends By-Laws; Friends Cabinet; Friends Committees Assignments; Friends First Decade; Friends History Pt. 1

Box 3: Friends History Pt. 2 Friends Reports to President and Muesum Council; Newsletter Style Sheet; Robert Gambone; Guidelines for Board/Statement of Responsabilities; Intergrations of Friends and Brauer Museum Folder 1; Intergrations of Friends and Brauer Museum Folder 2; Minutes of Board Meetings FY 86-94;

Box 4: Minutes of Board Meetings FY 95-2003; National Advisory Council; Pending Requisitions & Orders Friends; Position Discriptions; Termination of Friends 2003; Friends of Art /Brauer Muesum Newsletters, Catalogs, Brochures,Special Events

Box 5: Friends of Art Newsletters Folder 1 Friends of Art Newsletters Folder 2; V.U. Museum of Art Newsletters and News Chat;

Box 6: Exhibit Brochures 1994-2003; Exhibit Brochures 2011-2012; Notecards; Donations; Presentation Friends of Art; FoA History

Photograph Box 1: Artists/Exhibits/Lectures; Friends Balls 1989-2002; Alpha Phi Gifts; Art Cards; Posters; Sec. School Showcase; Miscellaneous

Photograph Box 2: Friends of Art Anniversity Brunches 1991-2002; Friends Art Boards 1990, 1998, 1999; VUCA Construction/Dedication; Friends Parties; People of Interest; Friends Art Treks

Friends of Art Collection
In Progress
Sharon Meyer
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Valparaiso University Special Collections Repository

1410 Chapel Drive
Valparaiso IN 46383 United States