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The Special Collections and Institutional Archives departments create finding aids for the Getty Research Institute's archival and visual resource collections and for a few historical records of the J. Paul Getty Trust. A "finding aid" describes the scope and contents of a group of records and provides an inventory of materials within the records.

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 Creator/Collector:  Baird, Joseph Armstrong
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 Title:  Joseph Baird Collection of 19th-century Architectural Photographs  
 Dates:  circa 1870-1920 
 Abstract:  Assembled over a forty-year period by photography curator Joseph Armstrong Baird, Jr. (1922-1992) this collection contains circa 1663 photographs of architecture and urban views in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Mexico and Hawaii in North America. Most of the photographs date from the late nineteenth-century, although a few are early twentieth-century prints. 
 Number:  88.R.8 
 Creator/Collector:  Baltz, Lewis, 1945-2014
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 Title:  Lewis Baltz Archive  
 Dates:  1967-2013 
 Abstract:  American photographer and author Lewis Baltz first gained recognition as one of the key figures in the New Topographic Movement of the late 1970s, pioneering an approach to photography that refused to glorify industrial process, revealing instead landscapes blighted by rapid development and human detritus. The collection encompasses Baltz's career spanning from his early black-and-white Prototype Works of the late 1960s to his color projects of the early twenty-first century up to and including Aqua Alta and It's a Wonderful Life (2002). Included are original materials - negatives with printing notes, contact sheets, outtakes for images not selected as part of a final project, proof prints, and duplicate final prints - as well as installation shots, exhibition ephemera, and publications by and about Baltz. 
 Number:  2013.M.31 
 Creator/Collector:  Baltz, Lewis, 1945-2014
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 Title:  Lewis Baltz notebooks and ephemera  
 Dates:  1987-2011 
 Abstract:  The collection of ephemera and notebooks from photographer Lewis Baltz gives insight to his public exhibitions and daily life between 1987-2011. The ephemera documents Baltz's group and solo exhibitions, while notebooks dating from 1995-2005 present a detailed overview of Baltz's career-related activities, meetings, projects planned and executed, and expenses. Also present are several photographs of and by Baltz. Also present are several photographs of and by Baltz. 
 Number:  2015.M.27 
 Creator/Collector:  Banham, Reyner
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 Title:  Reyner Banham papers  
 Dates:  1877-1988, undated (bulk 1960-1988) 
 Abstract:  British-born architectural historian and critic, educator, and editor, 1922-1988. The collection contains draft manuscripts, printed material and research notes for eight of Banham's published books, for unpublished projects, and many articles and reviews related to the history of architecture and design. Included are the notes and manuscripts for his public lectures and his teaching. Other files document his participation on design juries and his consultation work. 
 Number:  910009 
 Creator/Collector:  Banks, Christine
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 Title:  J. Paul Getty and Ashby sisters papers  
 Dates:  1926-1992, undated 
 Abstract:  Records consist of personal correspondence and telegrams, clippings, a book, and photographs, 1926-1992 and undated, related to J. Paul Getty, Allene Ashby (Getty's second wife), and Belene Ashby. The records provide some information on the relationship between Getty and Allene, and Getty and Belene, through unpublished and published materials. 
 Number:  IA20013 
 Creator/Collector:  Barnabei, Felice, 1842-1922
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 Title:  Gentili - Barnabei archive  
 Dates:  circa 1660-circa 1920 
 Abstract:  Principally records relating to the production and decoration of ceramics, especially majolica, by three generations of the Gentili family, ca. 1650-ca. 1813. Included are some 19th and 20th century papers of Barnabei and his family relating to the history of potters in Castelli. The archive was formerly owned by historian Felice Barnabei. 
 Number:  880209 
 Creator/Collector:  Bauhaus
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 Title:  Bauhaus student work  
 Dates:  1919-1933 
 Abstract:  A comprehensive collection of photographs, records, notebooks, drawings, prints, manuscripts, and other materials documenting student coursework, assignments, projects, and activities at the Bauhaus (ca. 1919-1933). Includes some work by Bauhaus professors. 
 Number:  850514 
 Creator/Collector:  Bauhaus
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 Title:  Bauhaus typography collection  
 Dates:  1919-1937 
 Abstract:  A collection of printing published by the Bauhaus from 1919 to 1933, designed by Bauhaus teachers and students for internal school purposes and for outside commercial use, as well as other printing relating to the Bauhaus. The collection comprises a wide variety of printed matter, from ephemeral publications to whole issues of periodicals and exhibition catalogs, which are exemplary of what became identified as Bauhaus style typography and design. Most items were designed by Herbert Bayer, László Moholy-Nagy, Oskar Schlemmer, and Joost Schmidt. Other designers represented in this collection include Josef Albers, Erich Comeriner, Lyonel Feininger, Paul Häberer, Dörte Helm, and Xanti Schawinsky. 
 Number:  850513 
 Creator/Collector:  Becket, MacDonald
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 Title:  MacDonald Becket papers documenting the work of Wurdeman and Becket, Welton Becket and Associates, and the Becket Group  
 Dates:  1944-2011 
 Abstract:  Albums of clippings, letters, photographs and ephemera, as well as brochures, company newsletters and related materials collected by MacDonald Becket, document the work of the successive architectural firms of Wurdeman and Becket, Welton Becket and Associates, and the Becket Group. 
 Number:  2012.M.43 
 Creator/Collector:  Becket, Welton D.
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 Title:  Welton Becket architectural drawings and photographs  
 Dates:  1913-2009, bulk 1930-1969 
 Abstract:  The Welton Becket architectural drawings and photographs document the career of this architect whose iconic designs defined the built environment of Los Angeles in the mid-twentieth century. Comprised of over 10,000 drawings and over 1500 photographs, the collection includes a selection of projects from Becket's earliest independent work in 1930, through his involvement in the firms of Plummer, Wurdeman and Becket; Wurdeman and Becket; and Welton Becket and Associates, until his death in 1969. The archive also contributes to the discussion of structural and theoretical changes in architectural practice in the mid-twentieth century. 
 Number:  2010.M.83 
 Creator/Collector:  Behme, Friedrich
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 Title:  Tsingtau  
 Dates:  1898-1903 
 Abstract:  A photograph album compiled by Friedrich Behme recording the development of the German colony in the port city of Qingdao (Tsingtao) on the northeast coast of China. 
 Number:  2002.R.37 
 Creator/Collector:  Berckmans, Jean
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 Title:  Jean Berckmans architectural drawings  
 Dates:  1930-1939 
 Abstract:  Colored renderings and sepia prints by the Belgian architect, made when he was a student. Included are studies for the St. Gertrude cloister, the church of St. Denis, and the Chateau de Grant-Bigard, as well as houses, sports club, schools, a bus terminal, stockmarket, and furniture. 
 Number:  940023 
 Creator/Collector:  Besser, Howard
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 Title:  Museum Educational Site Licensing Project papers  
 Dates:  1983, 1992-1999, undated (bulk 1996-1998) 
 Abstract:  Papers consist of reports, printed matter, correspondence, letters, memoranda, notes, surveys, agenda, minutes, legal documents, and photographs, 1983, 1992-1999 and undated (bulk 1996-1998), created and used by Howard Besser, Principal Investigator and other participants in the Museum Educational Site Licensing Project, sponsored in part by the Getty Art History Information Program. The records describe the genesis, development, execution, and evaluation of the project. 
 Number:  IA20019 
 Creator/Collector:  Bienal Americana de Arte
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 Title:  Bienal Americana de Arte records  
 Dates:  1961-1969, 1977 
 Abstract:  The Bienal Americana de Arte records document the series of art salons and biennials sponsored by Industrias Kaiser Argentina (IKA). The biennials were important events for exhibiting contemporary art in Latin America in the 1960s. Although regional in focus, they attracted significant international attention. An experimental music section in 1966 featured John Cage among several Latin American composers. The archive documents the planning, realization, and reception of the biennials, as well as two contemporary Latin American art salons. 
 Number:  970074 
 Creator/Collector:  Bisson, Auguste-Rosalie, 1826-1900
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 Title:  Exposition Universelle de Paris 1867 album  
 Dates:  1867 
 Abstract:  One album containing 25 photographs taken by Auguste-Rosalie Bisson (Bisson Jeune) and five taken by Charles-Louis Michelez. The album documents the buildings, grounds and exhibits of the 1867 Paris Exposition universelle in Paris. 
 Number:  2002.R.11 
 Creator/Collector:  Bloch, E. Maurice
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 Title:  E. Maurice Bloch papers  
 Dates:  circa 1925-1989 
 Abstract:  The papers span the life and career of American art historian, professor, curator and collector, E. Maurice Bloch, from his student days in New York City to his retirement in Los Angeles (bulk ca. 1935-1989). It includes extensive correspondence, research and lecture notes, syllabi, photographs, lists, manuscripts, minutes, reports, and clippings, detailing his principal interests (George Caleb Bingham and Benjamin West, and collecting), and his associations with institutions (Virginia Steele Scott Gallery, Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, University of California, Los Angeles) as well as with art students, historians, artist friends, colleagues, and dealers. 
 Number:  910003 
 Creator/Collector:  Boccioni, Umberto
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 Title:  Umberto Boccioni papers  
 Dates:  1898-1986 
 Abstract:  The papers contain manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, photographs, clippings, ephemera, and other material by and about the Futurist artist and theoretician. The collection is especially representative of his Futurist period (1910-1915), and includes a number of essays, most of which were collected in the book, Pittura scultura futuriste (Dinamismo Plastico), as well as a compendium of articles regarding the 1985 show, Boccioni a Venezia. 
 Number:  880380 
 Creator/Collector:  Bonnemaison, Joachim
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 Title:  Joachim Bonnemaison Collection of Panorama Photographs  
 Dates:  1803-1998 (bulk 1846-1944) 
 Abstract:  The collection, compiled by the French photographer and collector Joachim Bonnemaison, consists of over 630 photographic and printed panoramic images of cities and sites mainly in Europe, but also in Africa, Asia, North America and South America. 
 Number:  98.R.19 
 Creator/Collector:  Bontempelli, Massimo, 1878-1960
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 Title:  Massimo Bontempelli papers  
 Dates:  1865-1991 
 Abstract:  This collection details the creative output and life story of Italian writer and composer Massimo Bontempelli (1878-1960) through extensive correspondence and photographs (bulk 1920-1960), manuscripts, typescripts, drafts, clippings, and other media, a fair representation of his novels, plays, short stories, essays, lectures, reviews, and musical compositions, as well as documents about his personal relationships. It also contains papers of Giosuè Borsi, and Paola Masino. 
 Number:  910147 
 Creator/Collector:  Born, Ernest, 1898-
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 Title:  Ernest Born architectural drawings of medieval aisled timber halls  
 Dates:  ca. 1944-ca. 1981 
 Abstract:  Architect and professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Architectural drawings document English, French, and Dutch and Belgian vernacular buildings of the 13th and 14th centuries, including churches, tithe barns, manor halls, hospitals, and market halls. 
 Number:  920089 
 Creator/Collector:  Brady, Herbert Francis, 1854-1924
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 Title:  Bo lan Zhonghua tu zhi albums  
 Dates:  1873-1897 
 Abstract:  The two albums titled Bo lan Zhonghua tu zhi document the lifestyle of the British foreign service community in Beijing, Tianjin (Tientsin), Hankou (Hankow), Jiujiang, and Yantai (Chefoo), and also include views of well-known monuments and sites in Beijing, Hankou, and Ningbo (Ningpo) during the late nineteenth-century. 
 Number:  2004.R.11 
 Creator/Collector:  Brehme, Hugo
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 Title:  Hugo Brehme Views of the Mexican Revolution  
 Dates:  1913-1920 
 Abstract:  German-born Mexican photographer. Photographs by Hugo Brehme document two episodes of the Mexican Revolution: La Decena Trágica of 1913, the ten days of counter-revolutionary insurrections against President Francisco Madero; and the American occupation of Veracruz in 1914. Also included are several general views of Mexico, circa 1914-1920. 
 Number:  98.R.5 
 Creator/Collector:  Breslin , James E. B., 1935-1996
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 Title:  James E. B. Breslin research archive on Mark Rothko  
 Dates:  1900-1994 (bulk 1940-1990) 
 Abstract:  Archive assembled by James Breslin, professor at the University of California, Berkeley, as he researched and wrote Mark Rothko: a biography. The Russian-born American painter's life and work are the central subjects of the collection, situated in broad historical and artistic contexts with particular emphasis on Abstract Expressionism and the New York art world from the 1920s through the 1960s. Materials include interview recordings and transcripts, correspondence, financial and legal documents, photographs, clippings, assorted printed materials, and extensive notes. 
 Number:  2003.M.23 
 Creator/Collector:  Brittin, Charles, 1928-2011
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 Title:  Charles Brittin papers  
 Dates:  1914-2009 (bulk 1950-1979) 
 Abstract:  The papers of photographer Charles Brittin contain photographs, negatives, slides and transparencies documenting the Los Angeles art scene and social and political movements that occurred during the 1950s-1970s. Accompanying the photographs are correspondence, personal writings, printed ephemera, posters, maquettes, clippings, and publications. The archive also includes works of art by Brittin and other artists such as Bob Alexander, Wallace Berman and George Herms. 
 Number:  2005.M.11 
 Creator/Collector:  Brown, Jean
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 Title:  Jean Brown papers  
 Dates:  1916-1995 (bulk 1958-1985) 
 Abstract:  An extensive study collection of avant-garde materials amassed by librarian and art collector, Jean Brown. Her collection documents the Dada and Surrealist art movements and their offshoots, especially Fluxus, mail art, and concrete poetry. Materials include letters, printed matter and ephemera, clippings, nearly 500 art objects, sound recordings, motion pictures, and video recordings. 
 Number:  890164 
 Creator/Collector:  Butterfield, William, 1814-1900
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 Title:  William Butterfield architectural and design drawings  
 Dates:  1838-1892 
 Abstract:  British architect. Butterfield's drawings and estimates partially document 25 architectural projects (churches, schools, and hospitals), and 67 drawings are designs for ecclesiastical objects. The collection represents the types of commissions Butterfield received and illustrates his promotion of the Gothic Revival style. 
 Number:  850998