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Lockwood de Forest papers, 1858-1980, bulk 1870-1930

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Creator:
De Forest, Lockwood, 1850-1932
Subject:
De Forest, Robert W.
Kemble, Meta
Culin, Stewart
Lewis, Anne
Korzybski, Alfred
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Heckscher Museum
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
3.4 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Lockwood de Forest papers, 1858-1980, bulk 1870-1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
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:
Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by The Walton Family Foundation and the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Biography Note:
Lockwood de Forest (1850-1932) was an architect, interior designer, collector, landscape painter, and writer based in New York City and Santa Barbara, California.
Provenance:
The Lockwood de Forest papers were donated in 1982 by Mrs. Lockwood de Forest III, daughter-in-law of Lockwood de Forest.
Digitization Note:
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Wood-carving
Art
Painters
Architects
Drawings
Photographs
Diaries
Interior decorators
Sketchbooks
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7429
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209587
AAA_collcode_defolock
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209587
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