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Norman Neuerburg papers regarding Getty Villa design and construction, 1966-1987 (bulk 1970-1975)

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Norman Neuerburg papers regarding Getty Villa design and construction, 1966-1987, bulk 1970-1975
Series II. Lectures and Manuscripts, 1970-1983, bulk 1973-1975 0.417 linear feet 1 box
Series II files include lectures and manuscripts prepared by Neuerburg, including drafts and correspondence. Most of the materials date from the period around the final contruction and opening of the Villa. The series is arranged alphabetically by the organization or publication for which the respective lectures and manuscripts were destined; miscellaneous lectures and manuscripts, however, are located in the first folder of the series.
Box Folder
3 4-12 Lectures, 1970-1975, n.d.
3 4 Miscellaneous, 1973-1975, n.d. 12 items
Two drafts of one-page lecture "The Villa of the Papyri Reconsidered," note paper entitled "Materials for the JPG Mus.," The Com-Line Bulletin, American Institute of Interior Designers October calendar, "ACA Talk" lecture notes, five announcements for lectures and tours (one each from California Association, California Historical Society, National Home Fashions League, Foreign Language Smorgasbord, and California Classical Association), and letter from Carl Peterson (Modern and Classical Languages Association of Southern California) to Neuerburg.
3 5 American Association of University Women, 1974 3 items
Three letters from representative Tina Boyd to Neuerburg.
3 6 Archaeological Institute of America, 1973 2 items
75th General Meeting program and letter from Claireve Grandjouan (program committee) to Neuerburg.
3 7 California Humanities Association, 1974-1975 4 items
Conference brochure and three letters from Albert Baca (chairman) to Neuerburg.
3 8 Getty Museum, 1970, 1974, n.d. 17 items
Six lectures (entitled "Lect. 1," "Villa Plan + Orientation Lecture," "Left/right," "Lect.#3," "Lect. #4," and "The Design of the J. Paul Getty Museum"), Special Study Groups series brochure (one complete brochure and two copies of Neuerburg's series page), two note papers, seven lecture announcements (three duplicates), and a program for the Art Historians of Southern California meeting at the Getty Museum.
3 9 Monterey Peninsula College, 1974 4 items
Three letters between Richard Janick and Neuerburg, and an airline schedule.
3 10 Southern California Chapter, American Institute of Architects, 1974, n.d. 8 items
Three letters from Michael Elliott (executive vice president) to Neuerburg (one duplicate), two letters between Joyce Propst and Neuerburg, two copies of a Chapter News bulletin, and a program announcement and application.
3 11 Walters Art Gallery, 1974, n.d. 19 items
12 letters and a telegram between Dorothy K. Hill (curator) and Neuerburg, letter from Lorenz Eitner to Neuerburg, letter from Marshall Bialosky to Neuerburg, Walters Art Gallery Bulletin, notecard (blank), and two newspaper clippings.
3 12 Victor Gruen Center for Environmental Design, 1975, n.d. 8 items
Four letters between Tracy Susman (director) and Neuerburg, two photocopies of a newspaper article on program, program announcement, and "Six Environmental Workshops" brochure.
3 13 Publications: Herculaneum to Malibu, 1974-1976, n.d. 26 items
Six letters between Neuerburg, Norris Bramlett, and Roberta Strothart, one letter from Harry Montgomery (Typecraft, Inc.) to Neuerburg; three publishing agreements (all unsigned, two complete and one partial), four drafts (one handwritten, three typed) and one photocopy of completed booklet Herculaneum to Malibu, title page and credits list, illustrations list, two royalty statements, list of booklet recipients, and six thank you notes to Neuerburg (from Eve Cappello, Dorothy K. Hill, J. Bayley, "Henri," "Joyce," and "Ed").
Box Folder
4 1-4 Manuscripts, 1970, n.d.
4 1 Ancient Marbles text, n.d. 4 items
Four drafts of "Ancient Marbles and Their Use / Marble as a Decorative Material in Ancient Italy" (one handwritten, three typed - one with handwritten notes by Ed Genter).
4 2 Building the J. Paul Getty Museum, n.d. 10 items
Three drafts of "Author's Preface," (one handwritten, two typed), two drafts of "Decoration" chapter (one handwritten, one typed), two drafts of "Architecture" chapter (one handwritten, one typed), two drafts of "The Building of the Museum" chapter (both typed), and letter from Edwin Kennebeck (Viking Press) to Jane Jordan Browne.
4 3 "Designing an Anachronistic Museum," n.d. 2 items
Two drafts (both typed).
4 4 Miscellaneous drafts and proposals, 1970, n.d. 21 items
Two drafts of introduction to new Getty museum (typed), two drafts of text on new museum (both handwritten), "Main Vestibule" draft (typed), "Wall Decoration of the Peristyles" draft (typed), "Article" draft (handwritten), "GB Intro" draft (handwritten), "The J. Paul Getty Museum Six Years After: Some Reflections on the Museum and Its Public" draft (typed with handwritten edits), three note papers, six preliminary proposals for a monograph on the architecture of the Villa (two duplicates), two preliminary outlines for "Surfaces, Walls, Floors, and Ceilings," and a list of sections of the museum and photos needed for "Surfaces..."
4 5 Getty Museum announcements and brochures, 1974, 1981, 1983, n.d. 8 items
Museum brochure, two visitor information sheets, The Design of J. Paul Getty Museum pamphlet, The J. Paul Getty Museum Reproductions of 1983 (pamphlet), three lecture announcements (one for Neuerburg lecture).


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