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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 973, Jamaica, 1948-1957

Summary: Bel Geddes set up his office in Jamaica from 1954-1955, working primarily on his autobiography (job 653) and the Schenley (job 680) and Colonial Hotel (job 684) jobs. Colin Melhado was his Jamaica agent and L. W. King his New York office manager.

Box/Location Folder Description
box 105 973.1-2 Colin Melhado (William Wilson Ltd. Commission Merchants & Manufacturers' Agent) --- Correspondence 1952-1954.
box 106 973.3-5 Telegrams Jun1952-May1955.
box 106 973.6-8 Business Correspondence [logistics] 1948-1956.
photo box 21 973.1 Business Correspondence--- 3 Photographs of stadium stands.
box 107 973.9 Prospects --- Janoco Products Co. Plant.
box 107 973.10-11 Inter-Office Correspondence --- Misses Melville & Murray [NBG's Jamaica Secretaries].
box 107 973.12 Employee Application Forms.
box 107 973.13 Employee Contract Form.
box 107 973.14-15 Re Typist Applications 1954-1955.
box 107 973.16-17 Office Supplies.
box 107 973.18 Audograph - Electrical --- L.W. King/NBG Correspondence 1954-1955.
box 108 973.19-20 Audograph - Electrical --- Martinez (Jamaica Electrical Supplies Co.) 1953-1955.
flat file 973.1 Audograph. Office Machine Instructions.
box 108 973.21 Office Machine Instructions.
box 108 973.22-23 Post Office --- Correspondence & Information.
box 108 973.24 Air Freight Receipts 1954.
box 108 973.25 Baggage & Shipping Info.
box 108 973.26-27 Customs Regulations.
box 108 973.28-30 Personal Correspondence Jun1952-Jan1957.
box 108 973.31 Personal Correspondence --- Edith Lutyens/NBG Nov1955.
box 109 973.32 Personal Correspondence --- Edith Lutyens (Geddes) 1955.
box 109 973.33 Personal Correspondence --- Edith Lutyens/Coates 1954-1955.
box 109 973.34-35 House - Moot Point --- Leases 1952-1955.
box 109 973.36 House - Moot Point --- Household Correspondence - Lady Pamela Bird 1954-1955.
box 109 973.37 House - Moot Point --- Electrical Estimates 1953-1955.
box 109 973.38 Data --- Articles & Clippings.
flat file 973.2-3 Data --- Articles & Clippings.
oversize box 16 973.1 Data --- Articles.
box 109 973.39 Data --- Banking.
box 109 973.40 Data --- Books & Pamphlets.
flat file 973.4 Data --- Books & Pamphlets.
box 109 973.41 Data --- Hotels.
box 109 973.42-43 Data --- Insects & Bugs.
flat file 973.5 Data --- Insects.
box 109 973.44-45 Data --- Language.
box 109 973.46 Data --- Song Lyrics - Tower Isle Hotel.
box 110 973.47 Travel --- Airlines Correspondence & schedules 1952-1955.
box 110 973.48 Travel --- Vaughn's Tours Travel Agency 1953-1955.
box 110 973.49 Travel --- Car Rentals 1952-1955.
box 110 973.50 Diet for NBG.

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