Norton Residence

Norton Residence

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1983/1984
Creator: Gehry, Frank Owen
Description: The red metal chimney on the north side of the beach house is visible.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Pacific Design Center

Pacific Design Center

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1985/1988
Creator: Victor Gruen Associates
Description: View upward shows floors and cylindrical escalator tower.
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Pacific Design Center

Pacific Design Center

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1985/1988
Creator: Victor Gruen Associates
Description: The atrium, floodlit at night, of Center Blue is visible.
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Aeroradioactivity Survey and Related Surface Geology of Parts of the Los Angeles Region, California (ARMS-I)

Aeroradioactivity Survey and Related Surface Geology of Parts of the Los Angeles Region, California (ARMS-I)

Date: May 1961
Creator: Books, Kenneth G.
Description: Report regarding an airborne gamma-radioactivity survey that took place in the 2,800 square mile area around the Los Angeles region in California. Topics include the types of bedrock noted in the area as well as their levels of radioactivity.
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Stan Kenton at Capitol Records

Stan Kenton at Capitol Records

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton packing his record albums at Capitol Records factory.
Contributing Partner: UNT Music Library
Beret

Beret

Date: 1945/1949
Creator: unknown
Description: Beret style hat of ochre colored chenille yarn. Retailer's label on inside crown: " Alexander & Oviatt / Los Angeles"
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[Photograph of Stan Kenton and "Neophonic" Orchestra]

[Photograph of Stan Kenton and "Neophonic" Orchestra]

Date: unknown
Creator: Capitol Records, Inc. Photographic Studio
Description: The photograph is of Stan Kenton directing the "Neophonic Orchestra" at the Los Angeles Music Center.
Contributing Partner: UNT Music Library
Evening Dress

Evening Dress

Date: 1945/1949
Creator: Adrian, Gilbert
Description: Ensemble consisting of jacket and skirt. A) Jacket. The fitted black velvet jacket is encrusted with gold braid/ribbon in a lattice/trellis pattern over the entire surface, with added buttons, cabochons, beads, etc. lavishly sewn over the surface. The jacket has a no collar, and short capped sleeves. From the natural waist flares a peplum. The jacket has a center front closure of hooks-and-eyes. Unlined, it has built-in shoulder pads. No label in jacket. B) Straight skirt is full-length, of heavy black crepe. Center back zipper closure with hook-and-eye at waistband. Designer's label inside skirt at side seam: "Adrian / Custom", along with a second label, typed on white grosgrain ribbon, sewn in: "Neiman Marcus 417 / Size 12".
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Skirt Suit

Skirt Suit

Date: 1947/1948
Creator: Adrian, Gilbert
Description: Woman's suit of brown wool gabardine. a) Single breasted, jacket with rectangle motif carried throughout. Convertible collar with 3" points, and one under collar stop 2" from CF as shoulder yoke extends in a 2" wide rectangle parallel to collar edge. Shoulder yoke also extends to self-face the jacket, creating a 1"x 3" rectangle on the underside of the first bound button hold and button. There are 4 brown buttons with three narrow bound button holes, the second button falling at bottom of rectangle yoke as a inseam button. Pair of double welt slit pockets below shoulder within a rectangle of opposite grain within the larger rectangle in same grain as welt lips, with rectangle design lines extending over sleeve and top of it slip-stitched to mid-arm scythe. Two parallel princess seams starting from lower rectangle yoke and front under arm seam run under 8" over-sized pocket flap, narrow to define width of 4" slit pocket. Over-sized bias pocket flap is 8" x 4" with 1 1/2" x 7" vertically center rectangle insert of opposite bias grain both starting from side seam. Full length set in sleeves with one elbow dart at each under seam. At right sleeve's forearm starts ...
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Skirt Suit

Skirt Suit

Date: 1946
Creator: Adrian, Gilbert
Description: Street suit of gray wool. A daytime or street suit consisting of two pieces. Excellent example of chiaroscuro work. A) Jacket with squared padded shoulders, no collar, and long sleeves. Opening along the central front, the jacket has a series of 5 hook-and-eye closures. A band that extends from upper left, across opening, and secures through a wide loop just below the right shoulder. The jacket is lined in a peach/mauve silk. At center back of inside neckline is designer's label: "Adrian / Original" Retailer's label at right inside seam: "Frost Bros. / San Antonio". B) Straight skirt was originally just below knee length, but has been lengthened by the addition of material almost matching the lining of the jacket. The skirt has a center back zipper closure. It is currently unlined, but has evidence of the alterations. No labels, possibly removed.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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