Victor Proetz letters to Max Putzel

Collection ID:
Proetz, Victor, 1897-1966
1935 [and undated]
Physical Description:
13 Letters
(on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Letters mostly concern an article that Proetz is preparing for House and Garden magazine about architecture in St. Louis. Proetz, writing from New Haven and New York City, writes to Putzel in St. Louis to ask Putzel to photograph architectural details for his proposed article. One letter includes thumbnail sketches and the location of doors, railings, and windows in St. Louis that are important to his article.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Proetz was an architect and interior designer; New York, N.Y. and Washington, D.C.; Putzel, a newpaper reporter for the St. Louis Post Dispatch and friend of Proetz.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 5279 (fr. 911-952) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1994 by Max Putzel.

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 table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Architecture -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- Buildings, structures, etc Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architects -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Putzel, Max Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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