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Pete Schiwetz papers, 1939-1971

Creator:
Schiwetz, Pete, 1909-
Subject:
Bearzi, Bruno
Christ-Janer, Albert
Coe, Herring
Hedmark, Anne
McVey, William Mozart
Milles, Carl
Milles, Olga Granner
Rich, Frances
West, Clifford B.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
2.0 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Ca. 2,000 letters, including correspondence with family, bronze caster Bruno Bearzi, Carl and Olga Milles, curator Anne Hedmark (at Millesgarden in Stockholm), Clifford West, William McVey, Francis Rich, Herring Coe, Albert Christ-Janer, and others; business correspondence regarding his fountain at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Symbol of the Arts," and other projects; biographical sketch; catalogs; legal and financial papers; and miscellaneous printed materials.
Citation:
Pete Schiwetz papers, 1939-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 812-814 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Sculptor; Birmingham, Michigan. Was an assistant to Carl Milles. Nicknamed "Tex".
Provenance:
Donated 1973 by LeRoy Dahlberg, Schiwetz's attorney.
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Sculpture, Modern
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8619
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210799
AAA_collcode_schipete
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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