Joseph Schillinger papers

Collection ID:
Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943
Physical Description:
0.5 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Annotated typescript of Schillinger's article "Art Continuum Classification and Definition"; an annotated typescript of excerpts from his published book, THE MATHEMATICAL BASIS OF THE ARTS, and duplicates of excerpts from the book form; notes, formulae, and designs using the formulae; magazines and newspaper clippings about Schillinger; photographs of designs and of Schillinger; notes about his theorem for composing music; unidentified photographs from a scrapbook; and a description for a course he taught at Columbia University, "A Method of Evolving Rhythmic Design."

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mathematician, scientist, theorist, composer, musician, teacher, and author; New York, N.Y.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor, Frances Schillinger, is the widow of Joseph Schillinger.

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.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Philosophy Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mathematicians -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Musicians -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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