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Joseph Schillinger papers, 1934-1948

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Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943
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0.5 linear ft.
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Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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."
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.
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
Record number:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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