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Finding Aid for the Eugene Otto Weber Murmann Papers, ca. 1900-1962
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Boxes 1-2

Unpublished cookbook, Russian Meals.

Physical Description: Final draft, typescript.
Box 3

Russian Meals.

Physical Description: Early draft, typescript.
Box 4

Russian Meals.

Physical Description: Early draft, arranged chapter by chapter.


Box 5, Folder 1

Portrait of the artist, Eugene O. Murman.

Box 5, Folder 2

Photographs of illustrations for Russian Meals.

Box 5, Folder 3

Photographs of ethnic costumes.

Box 5, Folder 4

Photographs of EOM's drawings of ethnic costumes.

Box 5, Folder 5

Photographs of art objects.

Box 5, Folder 6

Photographs of residential interiors.

Box 5, Folders 7-11


Box 5, Folder 12

Drawings on photogrpahs.

Box 5, Folder 13

Color photographs

Box 5, Folder 14

Photographs of California gardens.

Box 6

Penicl and watercolor sketches of fauna and flora; miscellaneous notes.

Box 7

Black and white watercolor drawings of exotic plants.

Physical Description: Mounted.

Drawings, Captions and Test re Ethnic Costume and Cookbook Material

Box 8, Folder 1

Menus and reminiscences of Murman's youth in Russia.

Box 8, Folder 2

Text on edible and poisonous mushrooms.

Box 8, Folder 3

Captions for Russian Meals illustrations.

Box 8, Folder 4

Drawings for Russian Meals.

Box 8, Folder 5

Pirozhki recipes.

Box 8, Folder 6

Recipe scrapbook.

Box 8, Folder 7

Sketch of EOM's design for a Russian oven.

Box 8, Folder 8

Architecture drawings.

Box 8, Folder 9

Preliminary sketches of ethnic costumes.

Box 8, Folder 10

Pencil and watercolor sketches of ethnic costumes.

Box 8, Folder 11

Pencil and black and white watercolor drawings of ethnic costumes.

Physical Description: Mounted.
Box 8, Folder 12

Mounted drawings of ethnic costumes.

Box 8, Folder 13

Watercolor sketches for costumes.

Box 8, Folder 14

Black and white watercolor drawings of art objects.

Box 8, Folder 15

Travel notes.


Furniture and Flora

Box 9, Folder 1

Penicl sketches of plants, leaves and seeds.

Box 9, Folder 2

Color lithographs of plants and butterflies.

Box 9, Folder 3

Photo scrapbook of furniture styles.

Box 9, Folder 4

Furniture sketches and blueprints.

Box 9, Folder 5

Notes on furniture and the decorative arts.

Box 9, Folder 6

Watercolors of interiors.

Box 9, Folder 7

Lecture programs from EOM's talks.

Box 9, Folder 8

Lectures, typescript.

Box 9, Folder 9

Lectures, drafts.

Box 9, Folder 10

Notes for lectures.

Box 9, Folder 11


Box 9, Folder 12

Financial records of sales to UCLA Library.

Box 9, Folder 13

Holograph accounts of EOM's collecting trips; autobiographical information.

Box 9, Folder 14

“Photoplays” by EOM.

Box 10

Notebooks, memobooks, travel photo album.

Box 11

Correspondence. 1928-1962

Box 12

Negatives, some glass.


(glass slides separated into another carton for S/C storage)

Glass Slides

Box 13

EOM's decorative art, architecture and furniture watercolors.

Physical Description: 82 slides.
Box 13

Decorative arts, art objects, costumes.

Physical Description: 93 slides.
Box 14

Architecture, art objects, fabrics from the Caucasas and Turan.

Physical Description: 72 slides.
Box 14

Art and architecture from the Caucasas and Turan; scenes of Switzerland.

Physical Description: 90 slides.
Box 15

Switzerland; Scandanavia.

Physical Description: 108 slides.
Box 15

Interiors, furniture, Europe, Russia, including EOM's watercolors.

Physical Description: 47 slides.
Box 16

Watercolors of plants and flowers.

Physical Description: Mounted on posterpoard; 7 items.
Box 16

Album of furniture styles, “die Fünfundreissig Möbelsytle.”

Box 17


Physical Description: Mounted in wooden box.