Collection ID:
Taylor, Arlene
[ca. 1938-1965]
Physical Description:
5 Linear feet

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; clippings; publicity materials; scrapbooks; business papers; photographs; and miscellaneous items accumulated by Arlene Taylor as a result of her association with the Meyercord Decal Company.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Interior decorator, New York, N.Y. Was a proponent of the "Do-it-yourself" decorating movement of the early 1930s. Introduced the decal and plastic tiles as decorating elements.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1969 by Arlene Taylor.

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
Interior decoration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interior decorators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meyercord Decal Company Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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