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Finding Aid for the Eugene Otto Weber Murmann Papers, ca. 1900-1962
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Items Removed from Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Eugene Otto Weber Murmann Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1900-1962
    Collection number: 1237
    Creator: Murmann, Eugene Otto Weber, b. 1874
    Extent: 11 boxes (5.5 linear ft.) 3 cartons (3 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Abstract: Murmann is the author of California gardens: how to plan and beautify the city lot, suburban grounds and country estate, including 50 garden plans and 103 illustrations of actual gardens from photographs by the author (c1914). The collection consists of manuscript material for an unpublished cookbook, photographs and original drawings and watercolors of flora and fauna, lecture notes and glass slides prepared for Murmann's lectures on furniture designs and nature study.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Biography

    Murmann is the author of California gardens: how to plan and beautify the city lot, suburban grounds and country estate, including 50 garden plans and 103 illustrations of actual gardens from photographs by the author (c1914).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of manuscript material for an unpublished cookbook, photographs and original drawings and watercolors of flora and fauna, lecture notes and glass slides prepared for Murmann's lectures on furniture designs and nature study.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Murmann, Eugene Otto Weber, b. 1874--Archives.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Slides.

    Items Removed from Collection

    These items on indefinite loan to the Museum of Cultural History, UCLA. (KS 1979)
    • Baush and Lomb glass slides projector. Model BB, “Balopticon”, 1911.
    • Handcrafted slide projector.
    Removed to Collection 99  :
    • Italy - 4 images.
    • Kings Canyon, California - 2 images.
    • New Zealand - 1 image.
    • Norway - 18 images.
    • Rhodesia - 18 images.
    • South Africa - 9 images.
    • Spain - 2 images.
    Missing 4/91: Addenda: Pkg. 1: Miscellaneous unidentified pencil illustrations of flora and house plants. 9 items.