Philip McConnell typescripts

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.mccophil
Creators:
McConnell, Philip, 1900-1958
Dates:
[ca. 1957]
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
357 Pages
(partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Manuscripts on form and the aesthetics of mass production.
Scope and Contents
REEL 8: An unpublished typescript "The Bridge of Form," 137 p., a study of the way in which shape and form provide connections between otherwise dissimilar people.
Scope and Contents
REEL 5124: An unpublished typescript, "The Bulldozer and the Paradox: An Essay on the Aesthetics of Mass Production," 220 p.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Writer, industrial designer; Millstone, N.J. Director, Society of Industrial Designers.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 8 & 5124 (fr. 1146-1369) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The "Bridge of Form" was donated by McConnell, 1958; "The Bulldozer and the Paradox" by his widow, Barbara B. McConnell, 1990.

Other Title
Other Title
"The Bridge of Form" (microfilm title)

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. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aesthetics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Form (Aesthetics) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mass production Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Design, Industrial Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art critics -- New Jersey Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- New Jersey Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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