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Correspondence between von Wicht and his wife and letters from the Audubon Club, museums, and friends; exhibition catalogs, announcements, and clippings; financial papers; biographical material; writings; exhibition records; sketches for mosaics and painted decorations for homes, other sketches, and graphic designs; reproductions of historic mosaics; diaries; awards; and 2 scrapbooks.
John Von Wicht papers, 1950-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Painter, craftsperson, sculptor; Brooklyn, N.Y. Born in Malente-Holstein, Germany. WPA artist.
Correspondence between von Wicht and his wife is in German.
Sketches for mosaics and reproductions of mosaics, provenance unknown. Audubon Club letters and portions of the printed material donated by Kunigunde von Wicht, John's widow, 1971. All other material donated by Alfred Nordtveldt through Mr. Keller of the Bertha Schaefer Gallery, 1973.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001