Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.schipete
Creators:
Schiwetz, Pete, 1909-
Dates:
1939-1971
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Linear feet
(on 3 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Ca. 2,000 letters, including correspondence with family, bronze caster Bruno Bearzi, Carl and Olga Milles, curator Anne Hedmark (at Millesgarden in Stockholm), Clifford West, William McVey, Francis Rich, Herring Coe, Albert Christ-Janer, and others; business correspondence regarding his fountain at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Symbol of the Arts," and other projects; biographical sketch; catalogs; legal and financial papers; and miscellaneous printed materials.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sculptor; Birmingham, Michigan. Was an assistant to Carl Milles. Nicknamed "Tex".

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 812-814 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1973 by LeRoy Dahlberg, Schiwetz's attorney.

Other Title
Other Title
Microfilm title: Berthold Schiwetz papers

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
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- Michigan Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coe, Herring, 1907- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hedmark, Anne Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McVey, William Mozart, 1905-1995 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Milles, Carl, 1875-1955 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Milles, Olga Granner, 1874-1967 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rich, Frances Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
West, Clifford B. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bearzi, Bruno Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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