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Getty Villa construction records, 1960, 1964, 1968-1986, undated (bulk 1971-1974)

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Guide to the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa Construction Records, 1960, 1964, 1968-1986 and undated (bulk 1971-1974)
Series IX. Oral and written histories of the J. Paul Getty Museum (Villa) design and construction, 1972, 1980, 1986 0.1 linear feet (3 audiocassettes and 2 folders)
The records consist of audiocassettes, notes, and printed material, dated 1972, 1980, and 1986, that include two recordings of lecture/conversations about the J. Paul Getty Museum (Villa) building project, one by Stephen Garrett, and the other (with typed transcript) by Norman Neuerburg. In addition, there are a few pages of a book proposal by Neuerburg with some introductory pages giving autobiographical material and background on the project.
Arrangement
The audiocassettes precede the transcripts and book pages.
Box
1987.IA.24-4 Cassette audiotape of Stephen Garrett talking about slides of the construction of the Getty Museum, recorded Fall 1980
Box
1987.IA.03-1 Cassette audiotapes: "Norman Neuerburg on the Design of the Getty Museum," conversation during walking tour Neuerburg 1986 [2 tapes]
1987.IA.03-1 Typed transcripts of Norman Neuerburg on the Design of the Getty Museum" walking tour: one 46 page draft with handwritten corrections and one 45 page final copy, 1986
Box Folder
1986.IA.08-29 6 Norman Neuerburg manuscript: draft of a "Monograph on the Architecture of the J. Paul Getty Museum," May 29, 1972
General note
[Includes an outline of the proposed book, as well as ca. 2 pages of the manuscript, which includes autobiographical material. Appendices are: "Proposal for Garden Display Room," credited to Neuerburg, Emmet Wemple and Denis Kurutz; "Thoughts On Museum Installation: memorandum" by Neuerburg; and "Villa Display Room: proposal" by Neuerburg. ]


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