Carl Paul Jennewein papers

Collection ID:
Jennewein, Carl Paul, 1890-
Physical Description:
13.9 Linear feet
(on 20 microfilm reels)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
REEL 1467: Drawings, sketches, renderings, and designs, 1916-1976, for the following commissions: Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service, Brooklyn Central Library, the Finance Building of Harrisburg, Pa., and the Jefferson Memorial in St. Louis, Missouri.
Scope and Contents
REELS 3321-3339: Biographical material; writings and notes; correspondence, 1920-1978, (4 ft.), including letters from Daniel Chester French, Walker Hancock, Anna Hyatt Huntington, Henry Kreis, and Carl Milles; project files, 1912-1977 (8 ft.), containing correspondence, financial records, printed material and photographs related to Jennewein's commissioned work; photographs, 1915-1974, of Jennewein (1 by Alice Choates, 1915), his home and studio, his work, work by others, and art-related events; art work, 1913-1978, including sketches, twenty sketchbooks, and etchings; printed material, including clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, supply catalogs, newsletters, brochures, and reports, and a book C. PAUL JENNEWEIN (1950).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; Bronx, N.Y.; d. 1978.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 1467 and 3321-3339 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reel 1467: Originals returned to James Jennewein, Tampa, Florida, after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Art work on reel 1467 was lent for microfilming in 1978. The remainder was donated 1977-1978 by Mrs. Alica Muzzy from Jennewein's Bronx studio, except for the photographs of sculpture at the Justice Dept. Bldg. in Washington, D.C., which came via curator George Gurney, who received them from the CPJ Estate for the exhibition "Sculpture of the Federal Triangle."

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.

Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Box inventory available in Archives of American Art offices.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculpture, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Choates, Alice Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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