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BOX II:215-219 Part II: Speeches and Writings File, 1943-1983
Drafts, rough notes and outlines, and published texts of lectures, speeches, interviews, and writings by Charles Eames and Ray Eames.
Arranged chronologically by year and alphabetically therein by title, place, or event. Undated, unidentified, and fragmentary notes from the 1950s are filed immediately after 1959. Later undated and unidentified material is filed at the end of the series.
BOX II:215 1943, "A New Emergency Transport Splint of Plyformed Wood," with Wendell G. Scott, United States Naval Medical Bulletin
1948, Panel on Esthetic Qualities in Architecture, Ann Arbor Conference on Esthetic Evaluation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
University of California, Los Angeles, Calif.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
Answers to questions posed by Peter Blake, Architectural Forum
"Design Today," University of Washington Arboretum, Seattle, Wash.
Scripps College, Claremont, Calif.
American Institute of Architects, Pasadena chapter, Pasadena, Calif.
Answers to questions posed by Douglas Haskell, Magazine of Building
Baton Rouge, La.
International Design Conference in Aspen, Aspen, Colo.
Los Angeles, Calif., teachers
"The Relation of the Artist to Industry," University of Denver, Boulder, Colo.
American Institute of Architects
Detroit, Mich.
Kansas City chapter, Kansas City, Mo.
Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, Calif.
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
Art Directors Club, Los Angeles, Calif.
"The Fine Arts Today," Los Angeles County Art Festival, Los Angeles, Calif.
National Home Fashions League, Los Angeles, Calif.
"A Sample Lesson in Living Art," John Burroughs High School, St. Louis, Mo.
1953-1954, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., lectures For additional material see Containers II:195-196, University of California, Berkeley
"Architecture 1 and 2," Ark Annual
Letter to Ian McCallum, Architectural Review, with a 1956 reprint
"Converging Forces on Design," University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.
"Creative Climate," San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, Calif.
Omnibus,CBS television series See Container II:173, same heading
"The Upholstered Lounge Chair and Ottoman," statement for Herman Miller
BOX II:216 1957
American Craftsmen's Council, Asilomar, Calif.
International Business Machines Corp., N.Y.
National Association of Home Builders, Chicago, Ill.
1958, "Architecture in Miniature," San Francisco Examiner
Aluminum Company of America, Alcoa Industrial Design Award, draft advertisement or brochure See Containers II:1 and OV 1, same heading
Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, N.Y.
University of California, Los Angeles, Calif.
Fragments, notes, drawings, and unidentified lectures
(5 folders)
Printed matter accompanying the fragments, 1950-1957, undated
"A Prediction: Less Self-Expression for the Designer," Print
Transcript of "The Chair," from the Science in Action television series, California Academy of Sciences
"Architecture and Science," Third Congress of Artists and Writers, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Washington, D.C.
Comments on a Canadian National Film Board storyboard
"The Design of Mathematics"
Revell Toy House notes by Ray Eames See Container II:189, same heading
State Department, Washington, D.C.
1962, multiple seating statement for Progressive Architecture
"Design­Its Freedoms and Restraints," Cultural Arts conference, University of California, Los Angeles, Calif.
Westlake School, Los Angeles, Calif.
1964, Design in America conference, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.
Interview, Interiors magazine
"Thoughts on Design," International Publishing Corp., IPC Graphex '65, London, England
1967, Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, Calif., statement
"Art and Science," U.S. embassy, London, England
"Notes on the Chair Program," statement drafted for Herman Miller
1969, statement on Gio Ponti, Design Quarterly
1970, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
BOX II:217 1970-1971, Charles Eliot Norton Lectures, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
Notes, Lecture 6
Slide shows
Lecture 1, "Circus"
(8 folders)
Lecture 2, "Louvre" and "Cemeteries"
Lecture 3, "Timgad"
Lecture 4, "Baptistry" and "Goods"
Lecture 5, "Design Q & A," "Eames Shop," "Eero Saarinen," "India," "Lota," and "Tanks"
Lecture 6, "Movie Sets"
Eames, Charles, copy
BOX II:218 1971
"General Motors Revisited," Architectural Forum
"Who Cares . . .," American Association for the Advancement of Science, Philadelphia, Pa.
American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, Pa.
Interview with Charles Eames, by Digby Diehl, Supertalk
"Language of Vision: The Nuts and Bolts," American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Western Center, Stanford, Calif.
"An Architectural Model Is an Information Device," Design Seminar, Atlanta, Ga.
Arts, Education, and Americans, Inc.
British Film Institute, London, England
"The Creative Process," American Association of Museums, Los Angeles, Calif.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston, Mass.
Oral history interview with Charles Eames by Anssi Blomsted, Cranbrook Academy, Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Calif.
Frank Nelson Doubleday Lecture, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Interview with Charles Eames by Owen Gingerich, The American Scholar
Regent's professor, seminar taught by Charles Eames, lecture notes, University of California, Los Angeles, Calif. See Container II:80, same heading
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
International Design Conference, Aspen, Colo. See Containers II:71-72, same heading
Lecture by Ray Eames, United States-Japan Conference on Cultural Educational Exchange, Tokyo, Japan
University of California, Los Angeles, Calif.
1980, oral history interview with Ray Eames, Archives of American Art
Annotated draft, 1980-1981
Final version, 1984
1981, oral history interview with Ray Eames by Ralph Caplan, Herman Miller
1983, toast given by Ray Eames, Exploratorium, San Francisco, Calif., dinner
Undated or unidentified notes and transcript, 1960-1976, undated
(1 folder)
BOX II:219 (1 folder)
BOX II:219-299 Part II: Administrative File, 1905-1989
Correspondence, address and telephone lists, biographical material, calendars and appointment books, Christmas cards and lists, condolence letters, obituaries, memorials, house records, inventories, financial records, film records, staff files, receipts, notes, photographs, publicity file, health records, floor plans, maps, invitations, resumes, library card catalogs, subscriptions, passports, political ephemera, sky charts, stationery, telephone logs, and travel files.
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