The J. Paul Getty Trust Research Home Search Tools & Databases Collection Inventories and Finding Aids
Collection Inventories and Finding Aids

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.

Bookbag (0)
Search:
Architecture -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century in subject [X]
Modify Search | New Search
Results:  8 ItemsBrowse by Creator/Collector | Title | Facet
Sort by:  
Page: 1
Subject
AC Martin Partners (1)
Abell, Thorton M. (1)
African American art -- California -- Los Angeles (1)
Ain, Gregory, 1908-1988 (2)
Albert C. Martin and Associates (1)
Alexander, Robert (1)
Amis, Don (1)
Angels Flight (Railway) (1)
Architect-designed houses -- California (3)
Architects -- California -- Interviews (1)
Architects -- California -- Los Angeles (3)
Architects -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century (1)
Architects -- Los Angeles -- California -- Portraits (1)
Architects -- United States -- Interviews (1)
Architectural drawings -- United States -- 20th century (2)
Architectural firms (2)
Architectural models (1)
Architectural photography (1)
Architectural practice -- United States (1)
Architecture -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century[X]
Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Case studies (1)
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century (1)
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- California, Southern (3)
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Designs and plans (1)
Architecture, Modern -- United States -- 20th century (1)
Art galleries, Commercial -- California -- Los Angeles (1)
Art, American -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century (1)
Artists -- California -- Portraits (1)
Attaway, William (1)
Audiocasettes -- United States -- 20th century (1)
Beaches -- California -- 20th century (1)
Becket Group (1)
Becket, MacDonald (1)
Becket, Welton D. (2)
Becket, Welton MacDonald (1)
Beverly Hills Hotel (1)
Billops, Camille (1)
Black-and-white negatives -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century (1)
Black-and-white negatives -- California -- Los Angeles -- 21st century (1)
Blanton, John (1)
Bodmer, Wurdeman and Becket (1)
Bradshaw, Richard (1)
Brower, Martin (1)
Buff & Hensman (1)
Buff, Straub and Hensman (1)
Bullock's Wilshire (Department store) (1)
California Club (Los Angeles, Calif.) (1)
Case Study House No. 9 (Los Angeles, Calif.) (1)
Chinese Theatre (Los Angeles, Calif.) (1)
Chromogenic color prints -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century (1)
Chromogenic color prints -- California -- Los Angeles -- 21st century (1)
Clark & Frey (1)
Clark, Frey & Chambers (1)
Clark, John Porter (1)
Clippings (information artifacts) (1)
Cody, William (1)
Color slides (1)
Color transparencies (1)
Contact sheets (1)
Contact sheets -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century (1)
Courtyard houses -- California -- Los Angeles (1)
Courtyards -- California -- Los Angeles (1)
Cousins, Norman (1)
Davidson, Greta (1)
Davidson, Julius Ralph, 1889- (2)
Digital prints -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century (1)
Digital prints -- California -- Los Angeles -- 21st century (1)
Drinkwater, Harry, 1919-2014 (1)
Eames House (Los Angeles, Calif.) (1)
Eames, Charles (1)
Eames, Ray (1)
Eisner, Simon (1)
Ellwood, Craig (1)
Fischer, Benno (1)
Frank, Ron (1)
Freeman House (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.) (1)
Frey & Chambers (1)
Frey, Albert, 1903-1998 (1)
Fybel, Regula Niedermann (1)
Gault, Charles (1)
Gehry, Frank O., 1929- (1)
Gelatin silver prints -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century (1)
Gelatin silver prints -- United States -- 20th century (2)
Getty Research Institute (1)
Getty Research Institute. Department of Architecture and Contemporary Art (1)
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924 (1)
Graffiti -- Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.) (1)
Grossman, Greta Magnusson, 1906-1999 (1)
Hale House (Los Angeles, Calif.) (1)
Harris, Harwell Hamilton, 1903-1990 (1)
Hines, Thomas S. (1)
Hollyhock House (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.) (1)
Honnold, Douglas (1)
Housing, Single family -- California -- Case studies (1)
Inkjet prints -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century (1)
Inkjet prints -- California -- Los Angeles -- 21st century (1)
International style (Architecture) -- California -- Case studies (1)
Interviews -- United States -- 20th century (1)
Kaufmann Desert House (Palm Springs, Calif.) (1)
Kesling, William, -1983 (1)
Killingsworth, Brady, Smith and Associates (1)
Koenig, Pierre, 1925-2004 (1)
Koschin, Agnes (1)
Lautner, John (1)
Lautner, John, 1911-1994 (1)
Lee, S. Charles (1)
Los Angeles (Calif.). Cultural Heritage Board (1)
Los Angeles (Calif.). Department of Water and Power (1)
Los Angeles City Hall (Los Angeles, Calif.) (1)
Lovell, Philip (1)
László, Paul (1)
Marsh, Fordyce (1)
Martin, David C. (1)
McIlwee, John (1)
Microfilm (1)
Miller House (Palm Springs, Calif.) (1)
Modern movement (Architecture) -- California (2)
Modern movement (Architecture) -- United States -- Case studies (1)
Morgan, Walls & Clements (1)
Museo Rufino Tamayo (1)
Myers, Barton, 1934- (1)
Negatives (1)
Neutra, Dion (1)
Neutra, Dione (1)
Neutra, Frida (1)
Neutra, Raymond, J. (1)
Neutra, Richard Joseph, 1892-1970 (2)
Newlove, Victor (1)
Newsom, Joseph C. (1)
Nothing, Charlie (1)
Oliver, Thelma, 1941- (1)
Oral histories (document genres) (1)
Pacific Standard Time (Project) (1)
Palm Springs Desert Museum (1)
Panoramas -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century (1)
Pereira & Luckman (1)
Photographic prints (1)
Photographic prints -- California -- 20th century (1)
Photographs, Original (1)
Piers -- California -- 20th century (1)
Plummer and Feil (1)
Plummer, Charles F. (1)
Plummer, Wurdeman and Becket (1)
Purifoy, Noah, 1917-2004 (1)
Racquet Club (Palm Springs, Calif.) (1)
Rodia, Simon, 1879-1965 (1)
Rosenheim, Alfred F. (Alfred Faist), 1859-1943 (1)
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961 (1)
Schindler House (Los Angeles, Calif.) (1)
Schindler, R. M. (Rudolph M.), 1887-1953 (1)
Scrapbooks -- 20th century (1)
Serulnic, Dorothy (1)
Shulman House (Los Angeles, Calif.) (1)
Shulman, Julius (2)
Simon Rodia's Towers (Los Angeles, Calif.) (1)
Singh, Rani (1)
Slides (photographs) -- 20th century (1)
Smith & Williams (1)
Smith, John (1)
Smith, Powell and Morgridge (1)
Smith, Whitney Rowland, 1911-2002 (1)
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (1)
Soriano, Raphael, 1904-1988 (2)
Sound recordings -- United States -- 20th century (1)
Street art -- Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.) (1)
Taliesin West (Scottsdale, Ariz.) (1)
Urban development -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century (1)
Valentine, DeWain, 1936- (1)
Wagner, Gordon, 1915-1987 (1)
Waterfronts -- California -- 20th century (1)
Wayfarers Chapel (Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.) (1)
Welton Becket and Associates (2)
Williams and Williams (1)
Williams, Clark & Williams. (1)
Williams, Paul R., 1894-1980 (1)
Williams, Stewart, 1909-2005 (1)
Williams, Williams and Williams (1)
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 (1)
Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978 (1)
Wurdeman and Becket (2)
Wurdeman, Walter C. (2)
Wurster, Bernardi, and Emmons (1)
Wurster, William Wilson (1)
Wyman, George (1)
Zabludovsky, Abraham (1)
Zwebell, Arthur (1)
Zwebell, Nina (1)
1Creator/Collector:  AC Martin Partners
Requires cookie*
 Title:  AC Martin Partners drawings and records on microfilm  
 Dates:  1906-2006 
 Abstract:  The AC Martin Partners drawings and records on microfilm document the significant role this prominent, multi-generational firm has played in shaping the built environment of Southern California throughout the last 100 years. The records consist predominantly of aperture cards mounted with microfilmed copies of over 67,000 architectural drawings, technical plans, and site surveys for civic, commercial, and residential projects predominantly in the greater Los Angeles area. These aperture cards are supported by microfilmed copies of project documentation for several early projects, and a selection of the professional correspondence of Albert C. Martin Senior. 
 Number:  2015.M.14 
2Creator/Collector:  Lautner, John
Requires cookie*
 Title:  John Lautner papers  
 Dates:  1929-2002 
 Abstract:  The John Lautner papers contain the comprehensive archive of this Southern California architect who became famous for such innovative structures as Chemosphere (the Malin House) and Silvertop (the Reiner House). Comprised of about 10,000 drawings, photographs and slides, and 17 models, plus Lautner's office and correspondence files, the archive is an important resource for the study of Southern California modernism in all its diverse aspects. The drawings detailing the structural engineering that enabled Lautner to create his sculpturally innovative houses will be of particular interest to historians of architecture and science. 
 Number:  2007.M.13 
3Creator/Collector:  Becket, MacDonald
Requires cookie*
 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 
4Creator/Collector:  Getty Research Institute
Requires cookie*
 Title:  Pacific Standard Time: Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990 exhibition oral history interviews  
 Dates:  2011-2012 
 Abstract:  The resource comprises eight unedited videorecordings (with corresponding transcripts) of oral history interviews conducted with prominent Los Angeles architects from 2011 to 2012 as part of the Getty Research Institute's exhibition Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990. The exhibition examined the development of Los Angeles during the postwar years; the interviewees discuss this and related topics. 
 Number:  IA40025 
5Creator/Collector:  Becket, Welton D.
Requires cookie*
 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 
6Creator/Collector:  Hines, Thomas S.
Requires cookie*
 Title:  Thomas S. Hines interviews regarding Richard J. Neutra  
 Dates:  1972-1980 
 Abstract:  A collection of sound recordings of interviews conducted by architectural historian Thomas S. Hines between 1972 and 1980 in preparation for his book and exhibition about Richard J. Neutra, published in 1982. Interviewees include Neutra's family, friends, business associates, clients, and Los Angeles architects. 
 Number:  2010.M.58 
7Creator/Collector:  Drinkwater, Harry, 1919-2014
Requires cookie*
 Title:  Harry Drinkwater photographs documenting Los Angeles art and Architecture  
 Dates:  1950-2010 
 Abstract:  The collection of over 140 photographic prints and 1200 negatives represents a portion of the professional and personal output of Harry Drinkwater, a Venice, California-based Black photographer who documented Los Angeles's mid-century modern design movement as well as its wider artistic and social circles. Los Angeles-based Black artists, architects, and designers and their works feature prominently in the collection. 
 Number:  2011.R.23 
8Creator/Collector:  Shulman, Julius
Requires cookie*
 Title:  Julius Shulman Photography Archive  
 Dates:  1935-2009 
 Abstract:  Representing Julius Shulman's career as an architectural photographer from 1935 to 2009, the archive documents the modern movement in architecture spanning 60 years and serves as a historical record of the Southern California landscape. The archive comprises 537 linear feet and contains more than 260,000 of Shulman's vintage and modern photographs, contact prints, negatives, transparencies, clippings, and indices. 
 Number:  2004.R.10