John Von Wicht papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.vonwich
Creators:
Von Wicht, John, 1888-1970
Dates:
1950-1970
Languages:
Multiple languages
Correspondence between von Wicht and his wife is in German.
Physical Description:
26 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence between von Wicht and his wife and letters from the Audubon Club, museums, and friends; exhibition catalogs, announcements, and clippings; financial papers; biographical material; writings; exhibition records; sketches for mosaics and painted decorations for homes, other sketches, and graphic designs; reproductions of historic mosaics; diaries; awards; and 2 scrapbooks.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, craftsperson, sculptor; Brooklyn, N.Y. Born in Malente-Holstein, Germany. WPA artist.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Sketches for mosaics and reproductions of mosaics, provenance unknown. Audubon Club letters and portions of the printed material donated by Kunigunde von Wicht, John's widow, 1971. All other material donated by Alfred Nordtveldt through Mr. Keller of the Bertha Schaefer Gallery, 1973.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mosaics -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- Brooklyn Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mosaicists -- New York (State) -- Brooklyn Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- Brooklyn Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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