Charles Eames and Ray Eames Papers 1885-1988 (bulk 1965-1988)


Charles Eames and Ray Eames Papers, 1885-1988, (bulk 1965-1988)

Charles Eames and Ray Eames Papers 1885-1988 (bulk 1965-1988)

Correspondence, writings, lectures, reports, proposals, scripts, notes, research files, minutes, financial records, clippings, printed material including catalogs and brochures, biographical material, layout designs, plans, drawings, photographs, and other papers documenting the design activities and professional associations of Charles and Ray Eames.

131,400 items; 293 containers plus 4 oversize; 120.2 linear feet


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