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Institutional Archives, Getty Research Institute
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California 90049-1688
Phone: (310) 440-7390
Fax: (310) 440-7780
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Collections with online items: 12
Physical collections: 59
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Art Works: Behind the Scenes at the Getty production materials

The records date from 1995 to 1998 and primarily comprise audiovisual and production materials generated by the Getty film project Art Works: Behind the Scenes at the Getty (1997). Materials comprise film reels, tapes, contracts, daily logs, storyboards, and other...

Getty Art History Information Program, Interviews regarding the study of art history

The records comprise interviews that were conducted by the Getty Art History Information Program (AHIP) and Brown University's Institute for Research in Information and Scholarship (IRIS) in 1986 and 1988. The interviews consist of discussions with experts and researchers in...

Getty Education Institute, Art Education History Archives Project, 1998-1999

The records consist of a Getty Education Institute sponsored program to video-record interviews with leading art educators of the 1980s and 1990s. The resulting 45 VHS cassette recordings and transcriptions, produced during 1998 and 1999, document the ideas and programs...

Getty (J. Paul) diaries

The collection comprises twenty-nine handwritten diaries (1938-1946, 1948-1976) of billionaire J. Paul Getty. The diaries focus on his travels, business dealings, art collecting, and interests, providing insights into his personality, priorities, politics, relationships, tastes, and values. They contain daily accounts...

Getty Research Institute California Video exhibition project files and oral history recordings, 2006-2008

The records comprise the project files of the Department of Architecture and Contemporary Art (DACA) at the Getty Research Institute (GRI) for the California Video exhibition co-sponsored by the GRI and the J. Paul Getty Museum. Records include artist interviews...

Getty Research Institute Interviews Regarding Harald Szeemann, 2016-2017

The records comprise oral histories conducted with artists and curators about the Swiss curator Harald Szeemann, whose archive is in the Special Collections of the Getty Research Institute. Records date from 2016 to 2017 and include digital video interviews as...

Getty Research Institute Poetry Initiatives Records, 1997-2005, undated

The records comprise paper and electronic project files documenting various poetry initiatives sponsored by the Getty Research Institute (GRI) dating from 1997 to 2005 such as Poetry in Motion® L.A as well as GRI-commissioned poems related to the Scholars Program....

Getty Research Institute, Scholars Program images and recordings

The collection consists of audio recordings, video recordings, and photographs of the people and events related to the Scholars Program at the Getty Research Institute. The materials date 1985-2002, 2007 and include recordings and photographs of lectures, panel discussions, conferences,...

J. Paul Getty Trust Oral History Transcripts, 1999-2009

Records comprise the final transcripts and three videos of oral histories conducted with Getty staff, trustees, and associates by Oral Historian Eric Abrahamson between 1999 and 2010.

J. Paul Getty Trust Press Releases

The records comprise press releases issued by the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1954-1997, and the J. Paul Getty Trust, 1983-2006. The press releases document the events and activities the Getty wished to publicize to the media.

Overdrive: L.A. constructs the future, 1940-1990 exhibition oral history interviews

The resource comprises eight unedited videorecordings (with corresponding transcripts) of oral history interviews conducted with prominent Los Angeles architects from 2011 to 2012 as part of the Getty Research Institute's exhibition Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990. The exhibition examined...

Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. Recordings, 2008-2012

The collection principally comprises recordings produced from 2008 through 2012 as part of the Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. project. Project participants, including the Getty itself, conducted an extensive series of oral histories with many of Los Angeles' key...