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Neuerburg (Norman) papers regarding Getty Villa design and construction
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The papers of art history professor Norman Neuerburg (1966-1987) relate to his role as the historical consultant in the design and construction of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, also known as the Getty Villa. Files contain correspondence, lectures, manuscripts, notes, construction reports, sketches and drawings, architectural schema, press clippings, photographs, and slides. The bulk of the archive dates to 1970-1975.
Norman Neuerburg, an art and architecture historian, artist, and university professor, was born in 1926 in Universal City, California. After serving in the army in Italy during World War II, Dr. Neuerburg received his B.A. in Greek from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1953 and his M.A. and Ph.D. in art history from New York University's Institute of Fine Arts, in 1955 and 1960, respectively. From 1955 to 1957, he was a Fellow at the American Academy in Rome.
11 Linear Feet (19 boxes, 22 flat file folders, 3 rolls)
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