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Getty Center site planning and construction photographs, 1947, 1958, 1963, 1978, 1982, 1984-1997, undated (bulk 1984-1997)

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Guide to the Getty Center Site Planning and Construction Photographs, 1947-1997, undated
Series IV. Events, 1984-1997 18.58 linear feet (21 boxes)
Records comprise photographic prints, slides, negatives, and contact sheets, dating 1984-1997, documenting committee meetings, parties, receptions, staff retreats, and other gatherings in connection with the Getty Center's development and construction. The bulk of the images were taken on the site itself and include site tours for J. Paul Getty Trust staff, trustees, and members of the community. Project architect Richard Meier appears throughout the series, which also contains site visits by public figures such as architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable and Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley. Photographers represented include Vladimir Lange, Charles Passela, Paul Slaughter and Getty staff member Gloria Gerace.
Arrangement note
Materials are arranged chronologically.
Box
1997.IA.10-52 Trust site hike, May 1984 (25 35mm color slides)
1997.IA.10-52 Steve Rountree's museum farewell, October 17, 1984 (7 4x6 snapshots)
1997.IA.10-52 Richard Meier's welcome reception, December 1, 1984 (1 b/w contact sheet, 34 b/w negatives)
Images may be attributed to Grant Rusk.
1997.IA.10-52 Site hike with Richard Meier, December 1, 1984 (18 35mm color slides)
1997.IA.10-52 JJK meeting, February 1985 (5 35mm color slides)
1997.IA.10-52 Building Program Committee meeting, April 8, 1985 (2 8x10 b/w prints, 2 b/w contact sheets, 35 35mm color slides, 65 negatives)
Photos attributed to Paul Slaughter.
1997.IA.10-52 Advisory Committee meeting, April 11, 1985 (2 8x10 b/w prints, 2 b/w contact sheets, 72 b/w negatives)
Images attributed to Paul Slaughter.
1997.IA.10-52 Museum Advisory Committee picnic, June 30, 1985 (57 4x6 snapshots, 11 5x7 color prints, 61 color negatives)
Images attributed to John Walsh and Tim Whalen.
1997.IA.10-52 Museum Advisory Committee lunch meeting, July 1, 1985 (3 8x10 b/w prints, 3 b/w contact sheets, 27 35mm color slides, 109 negatives)
Images attributed to Paul Slaughter. Includes a copy of the guest seating chart.
1997.IA.10-52 Reception at site, September 1985 (3 4x6 color snapshots)
1997.IA.10-52 Visit to site, September 1985 (14 4x6 snapshots, 18 color negatives)
Images provided by Dorothy Copeland. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-52 Staff luncheon, December 9, 1985 (3 4x6 snapshots)
Box
1997.IA.10-53 Maysles filming at site, January 13, 1986 (25 4x6 snapshots, 26 color negatives)
Images attributed to Gloria Gerace.
1997.IA.10-53 Brentwood Homeowners Association site visit, January 29, 1986 (3 4x6 snapshots)
Images attributed to Phillipa Calnan.
1997.IA.10-53 Richard Meier speaking to Brentwood Homeowners Association, February 13, 1986 (3 8x12 color prints)
Images may be attributed to the Patelli Company.
1997.IA.10-53 Building Program and Public Affairs viewing site from neighborhood, February 24, 1986 (10 4x6 snapshots)
Images attributed to Gloria Gerace.
1997.IA.10-53 Design Advisory Committee meeting at the site, April 30, 1986 (13 35mm color slides)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange.
1997.IA.10-53 Design Advisory Committee group photo at Malibu, May 1, 1986 (2 35mm color slides)
Images attributed to Ralph Schwarz.
1997.IA.10-53 Building Program Committee meeting, October 14, 1986 (103 35mm color slides, 1 b/w contact sheet, 2 5x7 b/w prints, 1 8x10 photocopy, 38 b/w negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. May include duplicates.
1997.IA.10-53 Museum Advisory Committee meeting, October 31, 1986 (29 4x6 snapshots, 29 color negatives)
1997.IA.10-53 Design Advisory Committee group photo, October 1986 (18 35mm color slides, 2 5x7 color prints, 1 color transparency)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-53 Building Program Committee meeting, Februay 10, 1987 (14 4x6 snapshots, 17 negatives)
1997.IA.10-53 Conditional Use Permit (CUP) hearing, June 25, 1987 (24 4x6 snapshots, 1 5x7 b/w print, 26 color negatives)
Images attributed to Gloria Gerace. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-53 Maysles filming at site and model shop, November 13, 1987 (34 4x6 snapshots, 36 color negatives)
Box
1997.IA.10-54 Building Program Committee meeting, January 6, 1988 (16 4x6 snapshots, 17 color negatives)
1997.IA.10-54 Building Program Office visit to site, June 8, 1988 (14 4x6 snapshots, 15 color negatives)
Images attributed to Gloria Gerace.
1997.IA.10-54 Richard Meier & Partners group photo, October 6, 1988 (1 8x10 b/w print, 1 b/w contact sheet, 24 2.25 color transparencies, 12 2.25 b/w transparencies, 1 3.5x3.5 color transparency, 1 8x10 color prints, 2 4x5 color prints)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-54 Steve Rountree - head shot, 1988 (5 8x10 b/w prints)
Images attributed to Lester Sloan. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-54 Model shop/museum corridor mockup, March 30, 1989 (4 4x6 snapshots)
1997.IA.10-54 Building Program staff photo, May 16, 1989 (33 2.25 color transparencies)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange.
1997.IA.10-54 Museum review session with Claude Engle, June 12, 1989 (24 4x6 snapshots, 24 color negatives)
Images attributed to Gloria Gerace.
1997.IA.10-54 Directors meeting at model shop, September 6, 1989 (17 4x6 color prints, 70 5x7 b/w prints, 20 color negatives)
Images attributed to Luis Monreal.
1997.IA.10-54 Trustees meeting at model shop, September 7, 1989 (4 35mm slides, 24 4x6 color prints, 35 color negatives)
Images attributed to Steve Rountree.
1997.IA.10-54 Permit party at site, October 26, 1989 (89 35mm color slides, 21 4x6 color prints, 1 b/w contact sheet, 54 negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. May include duplicates. Includes detailed list/captions identifying subjects.
Box
1997.IA.10-55 Design Advisory Committee meeting at site, January 11, 1990 (34 4x6 color snapshots, 72 color negatives)
Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-55 Senior staff retreat at Ojai, February 28-March 1, 1990 (7 4x6 color snapshots, 12 color negatives)
1997.IA.10-55 Directors retreat, March 16-18, 1990 (3 4x6 color snapshots)
1997.IA.10-55 Mayor Tom Bradley's site visit, May 16, 1990 (29 4x6 color snapshots, 15 color negatives)
Images attributed to Bruce Nettles of Dinwiddie Construction. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-55 Building Program PR meeting at site, June 6, 1990 (10 4x6 color snapshots, 10 color negatives)
1997.IA.10-55 Model shop, June 22, 1990 (43 35mm color slides, 1 b/w contact sheet, 20 b/w negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. May include duplicates.
1997.IA.10-55 Trustee visit to site, July 12, 1990 (58 35mm slides, 1 b/w contact sheet, 5 4x6 b/w prints, 2 5x7 color prints, 26 b/w negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-55 Shereen Lanzarotta's going away party, March 1991 (9 4x6 color snapshots, 12 color negatives)
1997.IA.10-55 Building Program Committee meeting, April 19, 1991 (4 4x6 color snapshots, 14 color negatives)
1997.IA.10-55 Senior staff retreat at Ojai, May 1991 (7 4x6 color snapshots)
1997.IA.10-55 Model transport to site, October 7, 1991 (42 35mm color slides, 51 color 4x6 snapshots, 51 color negatives)
Images attributed to Ellen Wirth and Vladimir Lange.
Box
1997.IA.10-56 Design unveiling at site, October 8, 1991 (180 4x6 color snapshots, 98 35mm color slides, 103 color negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-56 Move from Century City, December 13, 1991 (25 color prints)
1997.IA.10-56 Fuel reduction crew, 1991 (1 color polaroid)
Box
1997.IA.10-57 & 58 Groundbreaking party, May 29, 1992 (440 4x6 color snapshots, 265 color negatives, 11 b/w transparencies)
Images attributed to Ellen Wirth and Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
Box
1997.IA.10-58 Trustees and directors at site, June 11, 1992 (108 4x6 color snapshots, 115 color negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-58 Secretary's Day party, April 23, 1993 (24 3x5 snapshots, 6 color negatives)
Images attributed to Molino[sp?] Aslanian.
1997.IA.10-58 First all Getty staff tour, October 2, 1993 (24 4x6 color snapshots, 12 color negatives)
Images attributed to Charles Pasella. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-58 Trustees Emeritus site tour, November 10, 1993 (94 35mm color slides, 10 8x10 color prints, 2 4x6 b/w prints)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange.
1997.IA.10-58 Directors retreat at Ojai, January 10-11, 1994 (16 3x5 color prints)
Box
1997.IA.10-59 Trustees North Entry Parking (NEP) topping out party, April 7, 1994 (137 4x6 color prints, 3 b/w contact sheets, 34 b/w negatives, 71 color negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-59 NEP topping out party, April 8, 1994 (176 4x6 color prints, 8 8x10 color prints, 73 b/w negatives, 92 color negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
Box
1997.IA.10-60 Museum department heads tour, July 19, 1994 (208 4x6 color prints, 2 b/w contact sheets, 63 b/w negatives, 111 color negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-60 Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) Documentation Program tour, July 21, 1994 (14 3x10 color prints)
1997.IA.10-60 1/4 model photo shoot at Paramount, August 1994 (73 4x6 b/w prints, 24 4x6 color prints)
1997.IA.10-60 Model shop closure, September 20, 1994 (62 35mm color slides, 3 b/w contact sheets, 95 b/w negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-60 Supervisor training graduation - Grounds department, September 22, 1994 (2 b/w contact sheets, 58 b/w negatives)
Box
1997.IA.10-61 Museum all staff tour, October 18, 1994 (10 35mm color slides, 321 4x6 color prints, 173 color negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
Box
1997.IA.10-62 Decorative Arts galleries-panel room deinstallation, November 4-7, 1994 (4 color contact sheets, 4 b/w contact sheets)
Images attributed to Robert Pacheco. Negatives held by photographer.
1997.IA.10-62 Decorative Arts galleries-panel room deinstallation, November 18, 1994 (29 35mm color slides)
Images attributed to Erich Koyama.
1997.IA.10-62 Building Program 10th Year Anniversary Party, December 1, 1994 (117 4x6 color prints, 1 5x7 color prints, 53 color negatives)
1997.IA.10-62 GCI move-in team site tour, December 15, 1994 (97 35mm color slides)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. May include duplicates.
1997.IA.10-62 GCI scientists site tour, April 12, 1995 (92 4x6 color prints, 94 color negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-62 GCI lab review meeting, April 13, 1995 (65 35mm color slides)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange.
Box
1997.IA.10-63 Trustees site visit, April 13, 1995 (325 4x6 color prints, 169 color negatives)
Box
1997.IA.10-64 AHIP VIP tour, May 16, 1995 (55 35mm color slides, 2 b/w contact sheets, 13 b/w negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicate contact sheet.
1997.IA.10-64 Site visit for family and friends of staff, June 10, 1995 (186 35mm color slides, 4 b/w contact sheets)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-64 Dave Margolf retirement party, June 15, 1995 (101 35mm color slides, 4 b/w contact sheets, 69 b/w negatives)
Images attributed to Melinda Wilson. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-64 Lantern gallery mock-up review, June 21, 1995 (136 4x6 color prints)
Images attributed to Charles Passela.
Box
1997.IA.10-65 Alternate friends and family site visit, June 26, 1995 (1 b/w contact sheet, 2 color contact sheets, 36 b/w negatives, 36 color negatives)
Images attributed to John Patrick Salisbury.
1997.IA.10-65 Lantern gallery mock-up review, July 26-27, 1995 (95 4x6 color prints)
Images attributed to Charles Passela.
1997.IA.10-65 Trustees site visit, September 6, 1995 (168 35mm color slides, 74 4x6 b/w prints, 4 b/w contact sheets, 66 b/w negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
Box
1997.IA.10-66 Operations and planning site tour, September 13, 1995 (22 4x6 color prints, 24 color negatives)
Images attributed to Gloria Gerace.
1997.IA.10-66 Lantern gallery mock-up review, September 15, 1995 (124 4x6 color prints)
Images attributed to Charles Passela.
1997.IA.10-66 Community leaders site event, September 23, 1995 (8 b/w contact sheets, 8 b/w negative sheets, 220 b/w negatives, 281 color negatives)
Images attributed to Cindy Anderson.
Box
1997.IA.10-67 Community leaders site event, September 23, 1995 (312 4x6 color prints)
Images attributed to Cindy Anderson.
Box
1997.IA.10-68 Museum lantern gallery, November 16, 1995 (69 4x6 color prints)
Images attributed to Charles Passela.
1997.IA.10-68 Research Institute topping out party, December 8, 1995 (93 35mm color slides, 1 4x6 color Print, 1 b/w contact sheet, 36 b/w negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange.
1997.IA.10-68 Museum Boulder trip, December 12, 1995 (13 35mm color slides)
1997.IA.10-68 Museum lantern gallery, December 13, 1995 (79 4x6 color prints)
Images attributed to Charles Passela.
1997.IA.10-68 Wall signatures, January 1, 1996 (8 35mm color slides)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-68 Trustees tour, January 13, 1996 (97 35mm color slides, 11 4x6 b/w prints)
Box
1997.IA.10-69 Inaugural tram ride for directors, March 11, 1996 (180 4x6 color prints, 92 color negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-69 Inaugural tram ride for families, March 23, 1996 (199 4x6 color prints, 20 35mm color slides, 124 color negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
Box
1997.IA.10-70 One year to go TCO party at Getty Center site, April 24, 1996 (323 4x6 color prints, 175 color negatives)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange. Includes duplicates.
Box
1997.IA.10-71 Ada Louise Huxtable with Richard Meier at the Getty Center August 7, 1996 (6 35mm slides, 18 4x6 color prints)
1997.IA.10-71 GCI on the move, August 1996 (69 4x6 color prints, 1 5x7 color print, 61 color negatives)
Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-71 First trustee meeting at the Getty Center, September 11, 1996 (31 3.5x5 color prints, 20 4x4 color prints, 10 4x6 color prints, 1 8x10 b/w print, 2 b/w contact sheets, 32 color negatives, 37 b/w negatives, 12 2.5x2.5 b/w negatives)
1997.IA.10-71 Robert Irwin with Harold Williams, Stephen Rountree, and Curt Williams, September 16, 1996 (4 4x6 color prints, 8 color negatives)
1997.IA.10-71 GCI opening ceremony, 1996 (1 4x6 color print)
Box
1997.IA.10-72 Building Program Office (BPO) staff party, January 6, 1997 (14 35mm color slides, 2 5x7 color prints, 2 color transparencies)
Images attributed to Vladimir Lange.
1997.IA.10-72 Research Institute move to the Getty Center, April 1997 (15 5x5 color prints, 13 5x5 b/w prints, 1 5x7 color print, 3 color contact sheets, 2 b/w contact sheets, 33 color transparencies, 24 b/w transparencies)
Images attributed to John Patrick Salisbury. Includes duplicates.
1997.IA.10-72 Research Institute orientation reception, July 9, 1997 (74 35mm slides)
1997.IA.10-72 Portrait of Cecily Grzywacz, July 10, 1997 (15 35mm slides)
1997.IA.10-72 Staff tour of site, July 14, 1997 (114 35mm slides, 2 color Xerox prints)


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