Lockwood de Forest papers, 1858-1980, bulk 1870-1930
De Forest, Lockwood, 1850-1932
De Forest, Robert W.
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
3.4 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
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The papers of New York and California based interior designer, architect, collector and painter Lockwood de Forest measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1858 to 1980, bulk dates 1870 to 1930. The collection includes correspondence, writings, diaries, journals, exhibition files, personal business records, printed material, sketchbooks, drawings, and photographs.
Lockwood de Forest papers, 1858-1980, bulk 1870-1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2017 and is available on the Archives of American Art website. Materials which have not been digitized include blank pages, blank versos of photographs, and duplicates. In some cases, exhibition catalogs and other publications have had their covers, title pages, and relevant pages digitized.
Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by The Walton Family Foundation and the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Lockwood de Forest (1850-1932) was an architect, interior designer, collector, landscape painter, and writer based in New York City and Santa Barbara, California.
The Lockwood de Forest papers were donated in 1982 by Mrs. Lockwood de Forest III, daughter-in-law of Lockwood de Forest.
This site provides access to the papers of Lockwood De Forest in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2017, and total 5,527 images.
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