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Dates:
1924-1989
bulk 1955-1983
Size:
12.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.chrihans
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of designer, silversmith, and educator Hans Christensen measure 12.3 linear feet and date from 1924 to 1989 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1955 to 1983. The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, personal business records, teaching files for the Rochester Institute of Technology, printed and broadcast materials, artwork, photographic materials, and sound and video recordings.

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Creators:
Mayr, Otto
Dates:
1960-2004
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 83-058
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the papers of Otto Mayr, curator of mechanical engineering and mechanisms. Materials include photographs of family; notes from classes taught at Rochester Institute of Technology and classes taken at the University of Rochester; files from a summer seminar on methods and history of technology with a National Science ...

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Creators:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980
Dates:
circa 1890-1991
Size:
8.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.wildfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of ceramicist, sculptor, and educator Frans Wildenhain measure 8.2 linear feet and date from circa 1890 to 1991. The papers document his career in Europe and the United States through biographical material, correspondence, diaries and notebooks, writings and notes, subject files, project files, printed material, three mixed media scrapbooks, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographic materials.

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Creators:
Fischer, Kitty C. L.
Dates:
1940-1981
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.fisckitt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters, 1940-1981, are primarily from ceramist Frans Wildenhain to Kitty and Hermann Fischer. Thirteen of the letters are illustrated. Also included are a watercolor sketch, undated; 3 clippings and an announcement for Wildenhain's pottery in Putten, Holland; and photographs, 1944-1975, of Wildenhain with his third wife Lili and Fischer's friend H...

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Creators:
Horn, Charles C., 1889-1957
Dates:
1927
Size:
1 Item ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.hornchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A 2-page typed letter from Robert Henri in Ireland to Horn, 1927, advising him to study with George Luks or John Sloan, commenting on children as painting subjects, reminding him that the "best...designs are extremely simple," and recommending that he read Henri's book, The Art Spirit.

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Creators:
Witmeyer, Stanley Herbert, 1913-2011
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1985 June 22
Size:
3 Items (sound files, digital, wav file)
30 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.witmey85
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Stanley H. Witmeyer conducted 1985 June 22, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1981 June 3-December 12
Size:
145 Pages (Transcript)
1 Item (sound file (2 min. 21 sec.) Audio excerpt, digital)
Collection ID:
AAA.castle81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Wendell Castle, conducted 1981 June 3-December 12, by Robert F. Brown, in Scotsville, New York, for the Archives of American Art.

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Dates:
2010
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9626
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Progra...

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Creators:
Elsenheimer, Barbara, 1951-
Dates:
ca. 1974-2003
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.elsebarb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Research notes on the Pattern and Decoration Movement; transcripts of artist interviews, 2002; and a bound volume of Elsenheimer's unpublished Masters thesis, "Pattern in Painting: Interviews with Artists of the Pattern and Decoration Movement of the Seventies: Valerie Jaudon, Joyce Kozloff, Robert Kushner, Miriam Schapiro, and Robert Zakanitch" fo...

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Creators:
Vignelli, Massimo
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2011 June 6-7
Size:
9 Items (Sound recording: 9 sound files (6 hr., 52 min.))
153 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.vignel11
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Massimo Vignelli conducted 2011 June 6-7, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Vignelli's home and office, in New York, New York.

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