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Interviews regarding the Container Corporation of America, 1984-1985

Creator:
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
Norelli, Martina Roudabush
Subject:
Coiner, Charles T.
Denes, Agnes
Lionni, Leo
Massey, John
Paepcke, Elizabeth
Paepcke, Walter Paul
Warwick, Edward
Container Corporation of America
N. W. Ayer and Son
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
9 sound cassettes (partially transcribed)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Denes and Paepcke interviews are transcribed.
Summary:
Interviews of Charles Coiner, Agnes Denes, Leo Leonni, John Vincent Massey, Elizabeth Paepcke (wife of Container President Walter Paepcke), and Edward Warwick, regarding the Container Corporation of America's advertising campaigns and the development of the art collection. Also discussed is the role of the advertising agency N. W. Ayer and Son to the Container Corporation of America. The interviews were conducted by Martina Norelli, associate curator of graphic arts of the National Museum of American Art, in preparation for the exhibition and catalog "Art, Design, and the Modern Corporation," held October 24, 1985-January 19, 1986.
Citation:
Interviews regarding the Container Corporation of America, 1984-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Provenance:
Donated 1991 by the National Museum of American Art.
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art and industry
Designers
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10316
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213518
AAA_collcode_natiaaiv
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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