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Model photography of the construction of the Egyptian pyramids
Ca. 1945

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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 531, Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1933-1957

Summary: This job includes Bel Geddes's model photography stories of the building of the Panama Canal and the Great Pyramid, a proposal for a restudy of encyclopedias, an Oregon Relief Map, and a Bookcase.

The file consolidates the Scale Drawings (job 543), Maps (job 545), Furniture (job 547), and Bookcase (job 547).


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Box/Location Folder Description
box 37 531.1 Letters rec. 1933-1939. "Modern Design" by NBG.
box 37 531.2 Assignments --- Proposals, correspondence, report Dec1944-Jan1945.
box 37 531.2 Correspondence 1944-1946, 1954-1957.
box 37 531.4 Job Diary Dec1944-May1946. Panama Canal and Pyramid Research Reports.
box 37 531.5 Proposed Subjects --- report, drafts, memos. Correspondence Oct1944-Apr1946.
box 37 531.6 Draft Report. Memos, telephone transcriptions Jan1945-May1946. Pyramids "Labor Analysis".
box 37 531.7 Data --- Rough Drafts of Programs for restudy of EB.
oversize box 9 531.1 Clipping --- Article on EB organization.
box 38 531.8 Panama Canal --- Memos, estimate, job schedule Jan-Sep1945.
box 38 531.9 Panama Canal --- Research Report, ms. notes, clippings.
oversize box 9 531.2 Panama Canal --- Clipping. Blueprint of sketch.
damaged flat files, drawer 6 531.1 Panama Canal --- 33 Drawings and sketches. 1 Blueprint.
photo box 16 531.1 Panama Canal --- 4 Photographs.
negative box 49 531.1-2 Panama Canal --- Ca. 70 negatives. [nitrate]
box 38 531.10 Pyramids --- Program, memos, correspondence Jan-Aug1945.
box 38 531.11 Pyramids --- Research report. 5 Sketches. Blueprint.
flat box 12 531.1 Pyramids --- Presentation Book 1945.
damaged flat files, drawer 6 531.2 Pyramids --- 26 Drawings and sketches.
photo box 16 531.2 Pyramids --- 10 Photographs.
negative box 16 531.3a Pyramids --- Ca. 70 negatives.
negative box 49 531.3b Pyramids --- Ca. 70 negatives (continued). [nitrate]
negative box 49 531.4 Pyramids --- Ca. 70 negatives (continued). [nitrate]
oversize box 9 531.3-4 Pyramids --- Photostats. Publicity - Life article 3Dec1945.
box 38 531.12 Oregon Relief Map --- Correspondence, memos Sep1945-Jan1946.
photo box 16 531.3 Oregon Relief Map --- 2 Photographs.
negative box 16 531.5a Oregon Relief Map --- 50 negatives.
negative box 49 531.5b Oregon Relief Map --- 50 negatives (continued). [nitrate]
box 38 531.13 Bookcase --- Job Diary Sep1945-Mar1946.

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