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Joseph Schillinger papers, 1934-1948

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Creator:
Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.5 linear ft.
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:
Annotated typescript of Schillinger's article "Art Continuum Classification and Definition"; an annotated typescript of excerpts from his published book, THE MATHEMATICAL BASIS OF THE ARTS, and duplicates of excerpts from the book form; notes, formulae, and designs using the formulae; magazines and newspaper clippings about Schillinger; photographs of designs and of Schillinger; notes about his theorem for composing music; unidentified photographs from a scrapbook; and a description for a course he taught at Columbia University, "A Method of Evolving Rhythmic Design."
Citation:
Joseph Schillinger papers, 1934-1948. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Mathematician, scientist, theorist, composer, musician, teacher, and author; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
The donor, Frances Schillinger, is the widow of Joseph Schillinger.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Mathematicians
Musicians
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8610
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210790
AAA_collcode_schijose
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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