Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.woelj
Creators:
Woell, J. Fred, 1934-
Dates:
1943-2016
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
24.5 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of jeweler and metalsmith J. Fred Woell measure 24.5 linear feet and date from 1943-2016. Included are biographical material; personal and professional correspondence; writings by Woell; teaching and worskshop files; gallery, exhibition and commission files; artists' files; printed material; photographs and a photograph album; a VHS video recording and a digital hard drive.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
J. Fred Woell (1934-2015) was a metalsmith and jeweler on Deer Isle, Maine.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
A majority of the collection donated 2018 by Patricia Wheeler, Woell's widow and executor. An interview, printed material, writings, and a photograph (0.2 linear feet) donated 2003 by J. Fred Woell as a part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of audio visual recordings and born digital records with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Poetry Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caricatures and cartoons Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Metal-workers -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jewelers -- Maine Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Renshaw, Wendy Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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