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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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1Creator/Collector:  Getty Research Institute
Sutnar, Ladislav
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 Title:  Getty Research Institute collection of Ladislav Sutnar papers,  
 Dates:  1897-1976 
 Abstract:  This finding aid describes five separate collections related to Ladislav Sutnar (1897-1976), a pioneer of modern design, acquired by the Getty Research Institute (GRI) from 1991 to 2013. The archives document Sutnar's work in the areas of graphic design, product design and exhibition design in his native Czechoslovakia and in the United States. 
 Number:  Sutnar 
2Creator/Collector:  Schneider, Karl, 1892-1945
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 Title:  Karl Schneider papers  
 Dates:  1910-1962 (bulk 1925-1945) 
 Abstract:  German architect born in Mainz, Germany, who received his architectural training under Lussow and Kuehne (Dresden, 1911-1912), Walter Gropius (Berlin, 1912-1914), and Peter Behrens (Berlin, 1915-1916). After immigrating to the United States in 1938, he worked in Chicago for Sears, Roebuck and Company. The papers contain photographs, correspondence, original documents, glass slides, and many original drawings. About half of the drawings are his designs for consumer products produced by his employer Sears, Roebuck and Company. 
 Number:  850129