Neutra Collection

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© Cal Poly, SLO

Campus:
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Library:
Robert E. Kennedy Library
Subject(s):
Neutra, Richard Joseph, 1892-1970 – Career in Architecture ; Neutra, Dion, 1926- – Career in Architecture ; Architecture -- California – Los Angeles -- 20th century
Description:
Collection contains a bound volume with holographic notes, probably in the hand of noted architect Richard Neutra's son, Dion, relating to the proposed relocation of the family’s architectural practice to Glendale, California, c. 1950. Neutra is referred to in the third person throughout (generally as RJN), and his wife, Dione, is referred to as Mother at least once in the text. The remainder of notebook is blank except for the last 5 leaves, which contain sketches of televisions and radios. Also included in the collection is a typescript of the last letter Dione Niedermann wrote to Richard Neutra before their wedding, dated December 16, 1922.
Dates covered:
1922; c. 1950
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
1 letter and 8 holographic leaves in buckram notebook
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Additional Information
Citation Sample:
Neutra Collection, Special Collections, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Collection policy:
Collection is open to qualified researchers by appointment only. Collection stored remotely. Advance notice for use required.