The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Business records of stained glass companies owned by the Freis; diaries of Emil, Jr.; correspondence; sketchbooks; scrapbooks; photographs of the Freis, their family and friends, and of their works; exhibition catalogs; commission records for Emil Frei Associates, St. Louis, Missouri; and records of the Ravenna Mosaic Co., New York, N.Y., also owned by the Freis.
Emil Frei papers, 1885-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reels 965-966 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to lender, Alice Lanwermeyer, after microfilming.
Emil Frei, Jr., and his father were stained glass artists in St. Louis, Mo.
Lent 1975 by Alice Lanwermeyer, the widow of Emil Frei, Jr.
Lives of American Artists
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001