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Institutional Archives, Getty Research Institute
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California 90049-1688
Phone: (310) 440-7390
Fax: (310) 440-7780
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Collections with online items: 7
Physical collections: 48
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Art Works: Behind the Scenes at the Getty production materials

The records date from 1995 to 1998 and primarily comprise audiovisual and production materials generated by the Getty film project Art Works: Behind the Scenes at the Getty (1997). Materials comprise film reels, tapes, contracts, daily logs, storyboards, and other...

 
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Besser (Howard) Museum Educational Site Licensing Project papers

Papers consist of reports, printed matter, correspondence, letters, memoranda, notes, surveys, agenda, minutes, legal documents, and photographs, 1983, 1992-1999 and undated (bulk 1996-1998), created and used by Howard Besser, Principal Investigator and other participants in the Museum Educational Site Licensing...

 
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Getty Art History Information Program, Interviews regarding the study of art history

The records comprise interviews that were conducted by the Getty Art History Information Program (AHIP) and Brown University's Institute for Research in Information and Scholarship (IRIS) in 1986 and 1988. The interviews consist of discussions with experts and researchers in...

 
Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities records of facilities at 401 Wilshire

The collection comprises architectural records, photographs, and ephemera documenting the development of the facilities and activities of the Center for the History of Art and the Humanities (GCHAH) of the J. Paul Getty Trust at 401 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa...

 
Getty Centerfor Education in the Arts, Dobbs (Stephen M.) records

The records comprise the correspondence and subject files of Stephen M. Dobbs, Senior Program Officer for the Getty Center for Education in the Arts(GCEA), from 1987 to 1989. The records provide insight into the programs of the GCEA and its...

 
Getty Conservation Institute. Abomey Project Records, 1845-2000 and undated (bulk 1994-1997)

The records consist of administrative records, project field materials, project reports, and conference-, publication-, and exhibition-related materials all concerning the Getty Conservation Institute's field project for the conservation of the bas-reliefs of the Royal Palaces of Abomey in the Republic...

 
Getty Conservation Institute, Field Projects Division, RecorDIM project records

Records comprise reports, meeting materials and handouts, correspondence and memoranda, budgets, contracts, publication development and design material, images, and training materials, dating 1994-2007, created and maintained by the Field Projects Division of the Getty Conservation Institute. The materials concern the...

 
Getty Conservation Institute, Nefertari Project Logbooks

The Nefertari Project logbooks (1989-1992) document Phase III of the joint project of the Getty Conservation Institute and the Egyptian Antiquities Organization to conserve the wall paintings in the tomb of Nefertari. The entries in the logbooks were made by...

 
Getty Conservation Institute, Orpheus Mosaic (Paphos, Cyprus) project files and training program records

Dating from 1986-1993, materials comprise project files relating to the conservation of the third-century Orpheus Mosaic in Paphos, Cyprus by the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI). Also included are records detailing the organization and implementation of training programs (focused on the...

 
Getty Conservation Institute Training Manuals

The records comprise training manuals created by the Getty Conservation Institute, dating from 1985 to 2001. The materials were distributed at workshops and conferences to help professionals in the conservation of paintings, photographs, rock art, architecture, mosaics, and cultural heritage...

Getty Education Institute, Art Education History Archives Project, 1998-1999

The records consist of a Getty Education Institute sponsored program to video-record interviews with leading art educators of the 1980s and 1990s. The resulting 45 VHS cassette recordings and transcriptions, produced during 1998 and 1999, document the ideas and programs...

 
Getty Education Institute for the Arts, event and publication images

Records consist of black-and-white and color photographs, color slides, black-and-white and color negatives, forms, and letters, 1985-1997, created for and used by the Getty Education Institute (GEI), and housed in the Slide Library. The images depict conferences and seminars organized...

 
Getty Education Institute for the Arts publications

Collection contains copies of publications of the Getty Education Institute, formerly known as the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, dating from the 1980s to 2003. The materials include published books, booklets, and video recordings; general unpublished video recordings...

 
Getty Foundation, reports submitted by recipients of conservation grants

The records consist entirely of final and annual progress reports made up of correspondence, reports, surveys, architectural drawings, publications, specifications, print and slide photographic documentation, CD-ROMs, video, and floppy diskettes, dating 1985-2009, submitted to the Getty Foundation by recipients of...

 
Getty (J. Paul) and Ashby sisters papers

Records consist of personal correspondence and telegrams, clippings, a book, and photographs, 1926-1992 and undated, related to J. Paul Getty, Allene Ashby (Getty's second wife), and Belene Ashby. The records provide some information on the relationship between Getty and Allene,...

 
Getty (J. Paul) assorted building plans

Records consist of blueprints, architectural drawings, a photograph, and a manuscript, 1906, 1941-1967 and undated, that depict and describe buildings having some relationship to J. Paul Getty, the Getty family and Getty businesses.

 
Getty (J. Paul) collected photographs and postcards of Los Angeles and vicinity

This collection primarily comprises black-and-white photographs of early California (1857-1940s). J. Paul Getty collected these images; they reflect his interest in Los Angeles and the coastal region of Santa Monica and Malibu, where he spent much of his life. The...

 
Getty (J. Paul) collected photographs of San Francisco

Records consist of 36 black-and-white photographs of San Francisco, California, 1888, 1890, 1905-1906, collected by J. Paul Getty. The photographs document the city before and after the 1906 earthquake.

Getty (J. Paul) diaries

The collection comprises twenty-nine handwritten diaries (1938-1946, 1948-1976) of billionaire J. Paul Getty. The diaries focus on his travels, business dealings, art collecting, and interests, providing insights into his personality, priorities, politics, relationships, tastes, and values. They contain daily accounts...

 
Getty (J. Paul) family collected papers, circa 1880s-1989, undated

The collection comprises collected materials related to art collector and oil tycoon, J. Paul Getty and his parents, George F. Getty I and Sarah C. Getty. The collected papers on J. Paul Getty include some of his personal and business...

 
Getty (J Paul) Ranch House records

Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, legal documents, brochures, clippings, architectural drawings, and photographs, 1921, 1945-1960s, 1975-1976, 1980s, 1999-2007 and undated, that describe the history of, and planned and executed alterations and additions to, J. Paul Getty's Ranch House in...

 
Getty Research Institute, Lanzarotta (Steve) records

These records were created and maintained by Steve Lanzarotta during his employment with the Getty Research Institute (GRI) and its predecessors, the Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities and the Getty Center for the History...

 
Getty Research Institute. Modern Art in Los Angeles and Pacific Standard Time recordings

Materials principally comprise audiovisual recordings of oral history interviews, public conversations, and lectures dating from 2003-2012, generated by the Getty Research Institute (GRI) through its Modern Art in Los Angeles and Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. initiatives. Materials also...

 
Getty Research Institute public event recordings

The materials consist of audio recordings, video recordings, digital images, and ephemera that document public events sponsored by the Getty Research Institute from 2002 to the present. The events include lectures, discussions, film and video screenings, and collaborative symposia with...

Getty Research Institute, Scholars Program images and recordings

The collection consists of audio recordings, video recordings, and photographs of the people and events related to the Scholars Program at the Getty Research Institute. The materials date 1985-2002, 2007 and include recordings and photographs of lectures, panel discussions, conferences,...

 
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Hewins (Ralph) collected papers for biography of Getty (J. Paul)

The collection comprises material created or collected by Ralph Hewins in the course of researching and writing the biography The Richest American: J. Paul Getty (1960). The material dates from around the 1890s to 1973 and includes correspondence that discusses...

 
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Irwin (Robert), Getty Center Central Garden design plans

Dating from approximately 1992 to 1996, materials comprise drawings, presentation boards, and a landscape study model generated as part of the design process for the Central Garden at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. Artist Robert Irwin conceived of the...

 
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J. Paul Getty Museum Department of Education and Academic Affairs records

Records consist of memoranda, correspondence, reports, handouts, meeting notes, exhibit designs and related materials, public announcements, policy guidelines, visitor responses, educational materials, photographic materials, contracts, and publicity concerning the activities of the J. Paul Getty Museum Department of Education and...

 
J. Paul Getty Museum, Department of Manuscripts, photographs of unpacking the Ludwig collection

Records comprise photographs, and photocopies of the photographs, of the opening and unpacking of the Ludwig Collection of illuminated manuscripts purchased by the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1983.

 
J. Paul Getty Museum exhibition photographs

The records comprise written documentation and photographs documenting the exhibitions of the J. Paul Getty Museum from the early 1980s to 2004. Materials include black-and-white and color photographic prints, slides, negatives, transparencies, and digital images (TIFFs).

 
J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa construction records

Correspondence, reports from the architects and builders, legal and financial documents, blueprints and models, photos, printed matter and oral histories, dating 1960, 1964, 1968-1986, undated (bulk 1971-1974) concern the design and construction of the J. Paul Getty Museum (Villa).

 
J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa event recordings

The records comprise audio recordings, video recordings, and ephemera that document public events sponsored by the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa from 2006 to the present.

 
J. Paul Getty Museum guest scholar and conservator files

The records comprise files relating to J. Paul Getty Museum guest scholars, visiting conservators and general program files, dating 1978-1996, in addition to photograph albums dating 1979-2005. Files include general and personal information regarding visitors as well as information and...

 
J. Paul Getty Museum, library inventory and accession records

The records comprise inventories, lists, and accession records from the museum and library, listing J. Paul Getty's personal books and furniture in the museum, reference books in the library, and books purchased for the library of the J. Paul Getty...

 
J. Paul Getty Museum Public Programs Performing Arts Recordings

The records comprise audio and video recordings of performances sponsored by the J. Paul Getty Museum Public Programs department between 1998 and 2011. The event series include Friday Nights at the Getty, Saturday Nights at the Getty, The Sounds of...

 
J. Paul Getty Museum, Registrar's Office, Registrar correspondence

The records comprise internal and external correspondence from Pamela Wiget, Registrar of the J. Paul Getty Museum from 1973-1975. The external correspondence contains information on day-to-day administrative activities; the internal correspondence consists of both letters and memoranda addressed primarily to...

 
J. Paul Getty Trust Documentation of the Installation of Taste at the Restaurant at the Getty Center

Records document the 1997 creation and execution of Taste, Alexis Smith's permanent mixed-media installation for the Restaurant at the Getty Center. Materials comprise 35mm color slides; 4 x 5 inch color transparencies; 4 x 5 inch color and black-and-white negatives;...

 
J. Paul Getty Trust, Getty Center site planning and construction photographs

Records comprise photographic prints, snapshots, contact sheets, slides, and negatives, dating 1947-1997 (bulk 1984-1997), that were created and maintained by the J. Paul Getty Trust Building Program. Images document the planning and building of the Getty Center in Brentwood, California...

 
J. Paul Getty Trust Inventory of Getty Publications, 1954-2012 and undated

The materials include publications issued by the J. Paul Getty Trust or Getty Publications, including titles published by, or on behalf of, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Center for the History of Art and...

J. Paul Getty Trust press relations records

The records comprise press releases and press clippings issued by and about the J. Paul Getty Trust and J. Paul Getty Museum, 1954-2007. The press releases document the events and activities the Getty wished to publicize to the media. The...

 
J. Paul Getty Trust, Publications records

These records were generated by the J. Paul Getty Trust Publications offices and departments and its related Editorial Committee during the course of day-to-day operations. The records comprise correspondence, memoranda, publishing proposals, budget information (including information from the J. Paul...

 
J. Paul Getty Trust, Records and Archives administrative records

The records reflect the early development of the records management and archives policies and practices for the emerging J. Paul Getty Trust. The records date from 1980 to 1990 and include reports and recommendations of archival consultant, Nicholas Olsberg as...

 
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L.A. as Subject records, 1989-2000 (bulk 1995-2000)

Records include development and background files for the L.A. as Subject program and directory created by Karen Stokes, the project manager for the organization at the Getty Research Institute, dating from 1989-2000 (bulk 1995-2000). Records document the development of Cultural...

 
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Machado and Silvetti Associates, Inc., Getty Villa renovation design records

The records comprise architectural drawings and renderings, models, design research materials, construction administration records, photographs, and electronic files documenting the design and construction of the Getty Villa and Ranch House renovation from 1994-2004. The records were created by Machado and...

 
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Overdrive: L.A. constructs the future, 1940-1990 exhibition oral history interviews

The resource comprises eight unedited videorecordings (with corresponding transcripts) of oral history interviews conducted with prominent Los Angeles architects from 2011 to 2012 as part of the Getty Research Institute's exhibition Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990. The exhibition examined...

 
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Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. oral history interviews with artists, filmmakers, curators, collectors, and critics

The collection principally comprises oral history interviews conducted from 2008 through 2012 as part of the Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. research project. Project participants conducted an extensive series of oral histories with many of Los Angeles' key artists,...

 
Program for Art on Film records

Records include correspondence, memoranda, printed matter, minutes, financial and legal documents, films, CD-ROMs, slides, and ephemera produced and collected by the Program for Art on Film, 1951-1999 and undated. Included in the collection are records created and collected by the...

 
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Shulman (Julius) Getty Villa photographs

This collection comprises photographs by Julius Shulman and Jürgen Nogai of the expanded and renovated Getty Villa, taken during May and June, 2006. Forty-five (45) black and white and sixty-six (66) color 8 x 10 inch photographic prints constitute the...