The Computer Arts Society: records

Scope and Content

Correspondence (ca. 1960s - ca. 1980s); publications (ca. 1960s - ca. 1980s); exhibition materials (ca. 1960s - ca. 1980s); Page, the CAS newsletter (1969 - 1985); art work (ca. 1960s - ca. 1980s); working papers (ca. 1960s - ca. 1980s); press cuttings (ca. 1960s - ca. 1980s); photographs (ca. 1960s - ca. 1980s).

Administrative / Biographical History

The Computer Art Society (CAS) was founded in 1968 by Alan Sutcliffe, George Mallen, and John Lansdown, with the aim to encourage the creative use of computers in the arts. The Computer Arts Society promotes the creative use of computers in the arts and culture generally. It is a community of interest for all involved in doing, managing, interpreting and understanding information technology's cultural potential. It is an international society, working at the forefront of its field.

Access Information

This archive collection is available for consultation in the V&A Blythe House Archive and Library Study Room by appointment only. Full details of access arrangements may be found here:

Access to some of the material may be restricted. These are noted in the catalogue where relevant.

Acquisition Information

Given by The Computer Arts Society, 2007

Conditions Governing Use

Information on copying and commercial reproduction may be found here: