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Guide to the Brooklyn Arts and Culture Association publications ARC.149

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Weatherly Stephan

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 28, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brooklyn Arts and Culture Association.
Title: Brooklyn Arts and Culture Association publications
Dates [inclusive]: 1969-1997
Quantity: 0.21 Linear feet in one half manuscript box.
Text [Box]: ARC.149 1 of 1
Call Phrase: ARC.149
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Historical note

The Brooklyn Arts and Culture Association ("BACA") was founded in 1966 to promote local cultural programs and organize arts programming in the borough of Brooklyn. BACA partnered with the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences in 1969 and received steady financial support throughout the 1970s. The organization grew into a granting agency in 1980, and became known as the Brooklyn Arts Council in 1987.

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Scope and Contents

The Brooklyn Arts and Culture Association publications date from 1969 to 1997 and measure 0.21 linear feet. The collection consists primarily of the Association's monthly calendar, which provided a comprehensive list of cultural events in the borough. Also included is one copy of the Association's newsletter, Brooklyn's Where Its At, spotlighting local artists and performances, and press releases for exhibits and performances.

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Calendars
  • Newsletters

Subject Organizations

  • Brooklyn Arts and Culture Association.
  • Brooklyn Arts Council.
  • Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences.

Subject Topics

  • Arts -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Performing arts -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) |x Intellectual life |y 20th century

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Brooklyn Arts and Culture Association publications, ARC.149, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source and date of acquisition for the collection are unknown.

Processing Information note

Minimally processed to the collection level.

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