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Creators:
Deskey, Donald, 1894-
Dates:
1927-1989
Size:
75 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1975-11-77
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Project files containmagazine and newspaper clippings, reviews, correspondence, renderings, floor plans, perspective drawings, site plans, sketches, preliminary drawings, patents, stationery, labels, and technical reports. There is an extensive collection of photographs and slides of many of Deskey's packaging designs, interiors, furnishings, and exhibition installations. The files of Donald Deskey Associates include organizational charts, client files, proposals, and financial records. Some of Deskey's personal correspondence, speeches, articles, and family photographs are included. Materials cover the period from 1927-1975.

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Creators:
Robsjohn-Gibbings, Terence Harold, b. 1905
Parzinger, Tommi, 1903-1981.
Dates:
1935-1981
Size:
5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1998-19-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection does not represent the entire Parzinger archive. The German firm, K.P.M., has the drawings Parzinger produced for the line of ceramics and a part of the documentation for the work in the United States was damaged or lost in a 1951 flood in the Madison Avenue office. However, enough of the archive remains to document a significant part of the designer's work from the 1940s-1970s. Included in the collection are brochures, ad sheets, magazine pages, chart-like sheets of furniture designs, drawings or blueprints, clippings, photographs, press articles, and pages of notes. The collection does not include business papers which were deliberately excluded for space reasons.

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Creators:
Friedman, Dan, 1945-1995
Dates:
1967 - 1995
Size:
16 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1277
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

General correspondence files contain all communications that do not pertain to a specific project. Because Friedman's personal life and business were so interconnected, many of his business associates also shared personal correspondence with the designer.,Materials in this collection document Friedman's work from 1967, as a student, until his death...

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Creators:
Caldwell & Company.
Dates:
1894-[circa 1944]
Size:
56,000 Photographs (Black and white photographs in albums)
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1995-79-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection spans the years 1894-circa 1944 and contains approximately 56,000 black and white photographs. The photographs are mounted in 148 large (22"x18") and 93 small (12"x14") albums. About 5,000 are mounted individually. The images depict the full repertoire of Caldwell products. Since all of Caldwell's designs were custom made for each project, these photographs were used to illustrate all of the many designs for lighting they produced.

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Creators:
Jerome, Timothy Mr. Mrs.
Clarke, Casper Mrs.
Gambrill, Kenneth
Gambrill, Kenneth
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The folder includes a work sheet and site plan.

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Creators:
Cole, Thomas, 1801-1848
Dates:
1834
Size:
0.4 Linear feet (2 v.)
Collection ID:
AAA.coletnot
Repository:
Archives of American Art

William Dunlap's History of the rise and progress of the arts of design in the United States (George P. Scott and Co., N.Y., 1834). Volume II contains Cole's signature inside the front cover and his handwritten reaction to Dunlap's biography of him (p. 350-367), written in light pencil. Accompanying the texts is a photocopy of transcriptions of Col...

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Creators:
Sawada, K.
Gillette, Charles F.
Clarke
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The folder includes a sketch of the garden layout, plant list, and detailed description of the garden "rooms", as well as a worksheet compiled by GCA researcher Helen Pickney. The garden is noted for its series of garden rooms and its outstanding collection of camellias and azaleas.

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Creators:
Carson, Chris
Sheffield, Weldon
Watson, John
King, Stewart E.
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Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

Folder includes Archives of American Gardens Information Sheet, slide list, articles, planting list and plans. Residence includes outdoor patios and enclosed garden. Portion of original landscape plan has been relandscaped with regional perennial wildflowers. Garden spaces accented by Mexican artifacts of carved stone, old doors, colonial stone col...

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