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Elsa Schmid papers, 1910-1967

Creator:
Schmid, Elsa, 1897-1970
Subject:
Albers, Josef
Anrep, Boris
Barr, Alfred H.
Brooks, Van Wyck
Chase, Helen
D'Arcy, Martin Cyril
Dewey, John
Forbes, Edward
Kelekian, Dikran
Morgan, Barbara Brooks
Neumann, J. B. (Jsrael Ber)
O'Keeffe, Georgia
Poor, Henry Varnum
Walkowitz, Abraham
Weber, Max
Wheelock, Warren
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.1 linear feet (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
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:
Personal and professional correspondence, files on artists, photographs, works of art, notes and lecture material, and printed material relating to Elsa Schmid's career as a mosaic artist.
Correspondents include Henry Varnum Poor, Max Weber, Boris Anrep, Helen Chase, Edward Waldo Forbes, Warren Wheelock, Abraham Walkowitz, Alfred H. Barr, Georgia O'Keeffe, Barbara Morgan and Josef Albers. Files are on artists Van Wyck Brooks, Father Martin D'Arcy, John Dewey, and Dikran Kelekian.
Photographs are of Schmid's mosaics. Works of art include drawings of mosaics. Printed materials includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles and catalogs.
Citation:
Elsa Schmid papers, 1910-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 953 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Mosaicist, painter, sculptor; Rye, N.Y. Married to art dealer J. B. Neumann.
Provenance:
Donated 1974 by Peter Neumann, Schmid's son. Two additional mosaic transpsarencies of Abraham Lincoln received in 2010 as a transfer from the Musem of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Women
WAAND
Lives of American Artists
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Mosaicists
Mosaics
Painters
Painting, Modern
Sculptors
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8833
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211018
AAA_collcode_schmelsa
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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