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John and Marilyn Neuhart papers, 1916-2011; Bulk, 1957-2000
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John and Marilyn Neuhart were graphic and exhibition designers and UCLA professors who also worked at the Eames Design Office in Los Angeles. This collection includes research files for their books on the Eames Office, material documenting the design and organization process for Connections, an exhibition on the Eames Office which was held at UCLA in 1976, ephemera relating to the work of the Eames Office as well as the Neuhart’s own design firm, Neuhart Donges Neuhart and a large volume of research files and ephemera that was assembled in preparation for a proposed book on the American designer, Alexander Girard.
John and Marilyn Neuhart worked in the Los Angeles area for 55 years as graphic and exhibition designers and professors. They taught several courses at UCLA, including color theory, painting, graphic design, and typography; John retired from UCLA as a Professor Emeritus in 1984. Friends and colleagues of the Eameses, John worked fulltime for the Eames Office for four years and as a freelance designer for 27 years. The Neuharts organized, designed and installed the exhibition Connections: The Work of Charles and Ray Eames at UCLA in 1976 and at other venues in the United States and Europe. They are the authors and designers of three books on the office: Eames Design (Abrams, 1989), Eames House (Ernst and Sohn, 1994) and the two volumes comprising The Story of Eames Furniture (Gestalten Verlag, 2010).
40.0 linear ft. (57 document boxes, 3 record cartons, 10 flat boxes, 4 telescope boxes, 1 map folder)
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