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Collected papers for biography of J. Paul Getty, Circa 1890s-1973, 1984, undated (bulk 1957-1973)

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Guide to the Ralph Hewins Collected Papers for Biography of J. Paul Getty, circa 1890s-1973, 1984 and undated
Series II. Manuscripts and background information, 1960-1973, 1984, undated 2.0 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 flat file)
Records consist of typescript manuscripts, clippings, ephemera, and photographs, 1960-1973, 1984, and undated, written and collected by Ralph Hewins about J. Paul Getty and comprising Hewins' published and unpublished material about Getty. Some of the material seems to have been assembled as an update to his book, The Richest American: J. Paul Getty (New York: 1960). The manuscripts are a set of short articles and two versions of the manuscript for The Zillionaire: Getty at 80 (unpublished); these contain Hewins' edits. The short works are anecdotal in nature; some relate to Getty's friendships and others to his business or recreational activities. The ephemera consists of cards, invitations and announcements relating to Getty and his companies.
Arrangement
These records are generally arranged in the order of accession. The larger manuscripts have been grouped together.
Box Folder
1986.IA.10-1 6-9 "The Zillionaire: Getty at 80, Part I: The Man," edited manuscript, 1971 [4 files]
1986.IA.10-1 10-13 "Getty at 80, Part II: The Businessman," edited manuscript, 1971 [4 files]
1986.IA.10-1 14 "Getty at 80, Part III: The Whole Man," edited manuscript, 1971
1986.IA.10-1 15-16 "Getty at 80," Hewins' notes and edits, 1971 [2 files]
1986.IA.10-1 17-18 The Zillionaire: early draft, undated [1-2 of 5 files]
Box Folder
1986.IA.10-2 1-3 The Zillionaire: early draft, undated [3-5 of 5 files]
1986.IA.10-2 4 Miscellaneous notes, manuscript pages, 1959-1960, 1963, 1966, 1973
1986.IA.10-2 5 "The Mystery Wife of J. Paul Getty," 1960
1986.IA.10-2 6 "Getty's 'Mystery House,'" undated
1986.IA.10-2 7 "The World's Richest Sportsman: J. Paul Getty," undated
1986.IA.10-2 8 "Mr. Getty to fly again," undated
1986.IA.10-2 9 "Mr. Getty economises," undated
1986.IA.10-2 10 "Mr. Getty's iron bars," undated
1986.IA.10-2 11 "A Murder Shakes the Arabian Oilfields," undated
1986.IA.10-2 12 "Rival Books About Paul Getty," 1973
1986.IA.10-2 13 "Mrs. Kitson's treat," 1960
1986.IA.10-2 14 "Mr. Getty's quick return," undated
1986.IA.10-2 15 "Tanker Sickness," undated
1986.IA.10-2 16 "Why I'm the Richest," 1961
1986.IA.10-2 17 "The New Mr. Getty," and letter, 1961
1986.IA.10-2 18 "What I Think of Howard Hughes," undated
1986.IA.10-2 19 Hewins letter to editor, London Daily Telegraph, re: Howard Hughes, undated
1986.IA.10-2 20 "The Unknown Giant," undated
1986.IA.10-2 21 Hewins' notes and notebook, undated
1986.IA.10-2 22 Notes, clippings, card from George Getty, 1971-1972
1986.IA.10-2 23 Getty-related ephemera collected by Hewins, 1960-1961, 1966, 1970
1986.IA.10-2 24 Papers found in autographed copy of "How to be Rich" with dedication, 1962-1971
1986.IA.10-2 25 Clippings, undated
1986.IA.10-2 26-30 Hewins' clippings file, undated [5 files]
1986.IA.10-2 31 Clippings (photocopies), ephemera, 1984, undated
Box
1986.IA.10-5 Program for ceremony conferring honorary law degree to J. Paul Getty from Ohio Northern University, August 21, 1966
1986.IA.10-5 "Herculaneum and the Villa of the Papyri," Instituto Geographico de Agostini, 1963
Flatfile
1986.IA.10-6 "J. Paul Getty's Worldwide Empire" map, undated


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