Interviews relating to the Container Corporation of America

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.natiaaiv
Creators:
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
Norelli, Martina Roudabush
Dates:
1984-1985
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
9 Items
sound cassettes (partially transcribed)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interviews of Charles Coiner, Agnes Denes, Leo Leonni, John Vincent Massey, Elizabeth Paepcke (wife of Container President Walter Paepcke), and Edward Warwick, regarding the Container Corporation of America's advertising campaigns and the development of the art collection. Also discussed is the role of the advertising agency N. W. Ayer and Son to the Container Corporation of America. The interviews were conducted by Martina Norelli, associate curator of graphic arts of the National Museum of American Art, in preparation for the exhibition and catalog "Art, Design, and the Modern Corporation," held October 24, 1985-January 19, 1986.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1991 by the National Museum of American Art.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Conditions Governing Access
Denes and Paepcke interviews are transcribed.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art and industry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Designers -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coiner, Charles T., 1897- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Denes, Agnes Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lionni, Leo, 1910- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Massey, John, 1931- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paepcke, Elizabeth, 1902-1994 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Warwick, Edward Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Paepcke, Walter Paul, 1896-1960 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Container Corporation of America -- Art collections Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
N. W. Ayer and Son Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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