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PRELIMINARY INVENTORY OF THE HARALAMB H. GEORGESCU PAPERS, 1907-1992
2008.M.35  
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Series I. Project records, 1931-1975, undated

Physical Description: 7.4 linear feet (5 boxes, 2 flatfile folders)

Scope and Content Note

Black-and-white photographic prints documenting Georgescu's projects comprise the bulk of Series I. Also included are original drawings and reproductions, microfilm, and documentation such as correspondence and specifications. Drawing reproductions include photostats, photocopies, prints and line negatives of plans and renderings.
For each project, location and date are provided, when known. The dates listed are project dates derived from various sources, including catalogues, publications and Georgescu's personal histories, and represent a combination of initial planning and completion dates. For American projects, locations are in California unless otherwise noted.

Arrangement note

This series is separated into Romanian and American projects, and then arranged in chronological order by project date. Undated and unidentified projects appear at the end of both respective sections. Romanian projects headed by Horia Creangă are placed after the primary Georgescu projects.
 

Projects in Romania, 1931-1939, undated

Box 1, Folder 2B

Apartment building, 16-18 Dr. Lister Street (Bucharest, 1933)

Box 1, Folder 2

ARO motion picture theater (Bucharest, 1934)

Scope and Content Note

Addition to ARO building (1931); collaboration with Horia Creangă, original architect.
 

Pipe factory, Malaxa Industries (Bucharest, 1935)

Scope and Content Note

Collaboration with Horia Creangă.
Box 1, Folder 1

Photographic prints

Box 3, Folder 6

Negatives

Box 1, Folder 2A

Apartment building, 19 Rome Street (Bucharest, 1935)

 

ARO apartment building, 91-93 Calea Victoriei (Bucharest, 1936)

Box 1, Folder 3

Photographic prints

Box 3, Folder 6

Negatives

 

Concordia engine factory (Ploieşti, 1936)

Box 1, Folder 9

Photographic prints

Box 3, Folder 6

Negatives

 

Obor food market (Bucharest, 1937)

Box 1, Folder 4

Photographic prints

Box 3, Folder 6

Negatives

 

Villa of the Great Voivode Mihai (Eforie Nord, 1937)

Scope and Content Note

Horia Creangă original architect.
Box 1, Folder 5

Photographic prints

Box 3, Folder 6

Negatives

 

ARO hotel (Braşov, 1938)

Scope and Content Note

Collaboration with Horia Creangă.
Box 1, Folder 6

Photographic prints

Box 3, Folder 6

Negatives

 

Pescăruş restaurant (Herăstrău Lake, Bucharest, 1939)

Scope and Content Note

Collaboration with Horia Creangă.
Box 1, Folder 7

Photographic prints

Box 3, Folder 6

Negatives

 

Exhibition buildings (Herăstrău Park, Bucharest, 1939)

Scope and Content Note

Collaboration with Horia Creangă.
Box 1, Folder 8

Photographic prints

Box 3, Folder 6

Negatives

 

Horia Creangă projects, 1931-1937

Scope and Content Note

Projects executed prior to, or without, collaborative relationship with Haralamb H. Georgescu.
Box 1, Folder 10

ARO building (Bucharest, 1931)

Box 1, Folder 11

Anton Davidoglu apartment building, Dacia Boulevard (Bucharest, 1932)

Box 1, Folder 12

Bunescu villa, 12 Alexandru Alley (Bucharest, 1932)

Box 1, Folder 13

Dulfu villa, Bateriilor Street (Bucharest, 1933)

Box 1, Folder 14

Elisabeta Cantacuzino villa, 15 Alexandru Alley (Bucharest, 1934)

Box 1, Folder 15

Burileanu Malaxa apartment building (Bucharest, 1935)

Box 1, Folder 16

Palatul Cultural (Cernăuţi, 1937)

 

Miscellaneous/unidentified Romanian projects

Box 1, Folder 17

Photographic prints

Box 3, Folder 6

Negatives

 

Projects in the United States, 1956-1975, undated

Box 1, Folder 18

Chi Chi Starlite Room (Palm Springs, 1956)

Box 1, Folder 19

St. George Romanian Orthodox Cathedral (Southfield, MI, 1957)

 

St. Mary's Romanian Orthodox Church (Cleveland, OH, 1957)

Box 1, Folder 21-23

Documentation

Flatfile 1**

Drawings

Box 1, Folder 20

Photographs

Box 1, Folder 24

Apartment building, Levering St. (Westwood, 1958)

 

Pasinetti House (Beverly Hills, 1958)

Box 2, Folder 1

Photographic prints

Box 3, Folder 6

Negatives

Flatfile 2**

Crosby House (Palm Springs, 1959)

Scope and Content Note

Design includes warehoused parts from Hearst Castle composed and altered to fit specifications for a room addition.
 

Georgescu House (Brentwood, 1963)

Box 2, Folder 2

Photographic prints

Box 3, Folder 6

Negatives

Box 2, Folder 3

Pauker House (Pacific Palisades, 1965)

 

Skylots (Los Angeles, 1965)

Box 6*, Folder 1-2

Drawings

Box 2, Folder 4

Prints

Box 3, Folder 1

Line negatives

Box 2, Folder 13

Grossman House (Brentwood, 1968)

Box 2, Folder 5

Lark-Arrow Apartments (Los Angeles, 1968)

Box 2, Folder 13A

Mt. Olympus Competion (Los Angeles, 1969)

 

Lakeview Hospital (Elsinore, 1970)

Box 2, Folder 6

Photographic prints of drawings

Box 3, Folder 2

Line negatives

Box 2, Folder 7

Garden Crest Convalescent Hospital (Los Angeles, 1971)

 

California Home for the Aged (Reseda, 1973)

Box 2, Folder 8

Documentation

Box 2, Folder 9

Prints of drawings

Box 3, Folder 3

Line negatives

Box 4

Microfilm

Box 2, Folder 10

Bucuresti Restaurant (Montrose, 1975)

Scope and Content Note

Original color tissue sketches
 

Social Sciences and Law School, Washington University (St. Louis, MO)

Box 2, Folder 11

Photographic prints of drawings

Box 3, Folder 4

Negatives

 

Youth House, College of Agriculture, University of Nebraska (Lincoln, NE)

Box 2, Folder 12

Photographic prints of drawings

Box 3, Folder 6

Negatives

 

Miscellaneous/Unidentified American projects

Box 2, Folder 14

Correspondence and documentation

Box 2, Folder 15

Prints

Box 3, Folder 5

Line negatives

Box 4

Microfilm

 

Series II. Other professional and personal papers, 1907-1992, undated

Physical Description: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)

Scope and Content Note

Materials relating to Georgescu's professional career and personal life comprise this small series. Included are architectural certificates and diplomas, immigration files consisting of correspondence and Romanian documents, personal histories, teaching files, Romanian and American publications, and personal photographs.

Arrangement note

This series is arranged alphabetically by subject, with miscellaneous materials included at the end of the series.
 

Certificates and diplomas, 1933-1964

Box 5, Folder 1

Standard

Box 6*, Folder 5

Oversize

Box 5, Folder 11

Georgescu Office, Gateway West Building, Century City

Box 5, Folder 2

Exhibitions, 1971-1992

Box 5, Folder 3

General correspondence, 1947-1951

Scope and Content Note

Includes letter from Richard Neutra.
Box 5, Folder 4

Immigration files, 1943-1955, undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes original identification documents, transcripts, and correspondence.
Box 5, Folder 5

Obituaries, 1979

Box 5, Folder 6

Personal histories, undated

 

Photography, 1907-1949, undated

Box 3, Folder 7

Brasilia slides

Box 5, Folder 12

Other personal photographs

 

Publicity, 1938-1992

Box 6*, Folder 3-4

American publications,

Box 5, Folder 7

Romanian publications, 1938-1943

Box 5, Folder 8

Teaching files, 1947-1951

Box 5, Folder 9-10

Miscellaneous personal material, 1947-1954, undated