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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 16, Ideas, 1932-1950s

Summary: The Ideas file includes subject files of clippings arranged alphabetically. For a listing of topics, see "Classification in Ideas File" in folder 16.1. Important folder titles are listed in NBG X-Refs, available upon request from performing arts staff; Folders were not found for all NBG X-Refs. Data (factual clippings) and Ideas (inspirational) file folders have been mixed.

"Pictorial File Material in Storage" cataloged by Hunter (pages 308-325) is arranged by categories (Dress, Art and Architecture, and Animals) and sub-arranged geographically.

Box/Location Folder Description
box 1 16.1 Classification of Ideas. Pictorial File list.
box 1 16.2-11 Airports-Buildings.
box 2 16.12-59 Ceilings-Lucky Number Contest.
box 3 16.60-96 Masks-Wines.
oversize box 4 16.1-26 Ideas.
oversize box 17 16.27-33 Ideas --- Unsorted clippings.
oversize box 18 16.14-19 Ideas --- Unsorted clippings (continued).
damaged box 1 16.1-4 A.
damaged box 2 16.5-14 A-C.
damaged box 3 16.15-24 C-I.
damaged box 4 16.25-28 I-M.
damaged box 5 16.29-36 R-S.
damaged box 6 16.37-44 T-W.
photo box 1 16.1 Photographs --- Airports.
photo box 1 16.2 Photographs --- Automobiles.
photo box 1 16.3 Photographs --- Bars.
damaged oversize box 1 16.1 Photographs --- Blast furnaces and steel works (22 photos).
photo box 1 16.4 Photographs --- Chairs.
photo box 1 16.5 Photographs --- Display furniture.
photo box 1a 16.6 Photographs --- Grand Central Terminal photostats.
photo box 1a 16.7 Photographs --- Vases.
flat file 16.1-7 Ideas.

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