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Francis A. Lammer papers, [ca. 1900-1972]

Creator:
Lammer, Francis A., 1899-1988
Subject:
Tiffany and Company
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.2 linear ft. (ca.1,067 items).
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:
A photocopy of Lammer's 1972 autobiographical manuscript in which he describes his apprenticeship with Tiffany and Company, his work as an engraver, and the establishment of his own stationery and engraving business, the Maybeth Shop, in New Bedford, Mass.; 5 letters to Lammer, 1920-1955; an undated school notebook; an award; printed material including clippings and catalogs; 7 scrapbooks with clippings, printed examples of Lammer's announcements, cards, and stationery, and sketches of monograms and jewelry; original menu designs; 3 sketchbooks; sketches for Christmas cards and announcements; 67 copper engraving plates; and 3 photos.
Citation:
Francis A. Lammer papers, [ca. 1900-1972]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Engraver; Massachusetts, Rhode Island.
Provenance:
Donated 1972 and 1974 by Francis A. Lammer.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Christmas cards
Engravers
Engraving
Memoirs
Printmakers
Sketches
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7840
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210007
AAA_collcode_lammfran
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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