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Finding Aid for the Guy Edward Hearn papers, 1926-1974
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Description
Eddie Hearn (1913-1987) was a founding member of the UCLA Theater Arts Department, and was largely responsible for the UCLA Macgowan Hall production facilities. He retired from UCLA (1978) and began designing or consulting on theaters around the world and was responsible for the continental seating concept installed at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion in Los Angeles. The collection consists of working scripts, theater brochures and programs, set designs, theater building plans, and student assignments related to Hearn's career as a UCLA instructor and theater designer.
Background
Eddie Hearn (b. 1913) came to UCLA in 1947 and was a founding member of the UCLA Theater Arts Department; served as theater consultant to Charles Luckman and Associates, Los Angeles architectural firm, 1962-63, and was largely responsible for the UCLA Macgowan Hall production facilities; retired from UCLA, June 30, 1978; designed or consulted on theaters around the world and was responsible for the continental seating concept installed at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion in Los Angeles; he was also involved in the design of both the Japan America Theater in Los Angeles and the UC Santa Barbara campus theater; he died of cancer April 22, 1987.
Extent
178 boxes (89.0 linear ft.) and 29 oversize boxes
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.