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David Von Schlegell papers, 1914-1993

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Creator:
Von Schlegell, David, 1920-1992
Subject:
Von Schlegell, Alice
Von Schlegell, Gustav William
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
9.9 linear ft.
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.
Summary:
Biographical data, correspondence, notebooks, notes, writings, art work, sketchbooks, files, photographs, slides, sound recordings, and printed material.
Included are biographical documents; correspondence with dealers, museums and others; numerous sketches; sketchbooks; working and presentation drawings; monoprints; photographs of Von Schlegell, his family, his father William Von Schlegell, and his work; albums of slides; files on Yale University and a Pace gallery exhibition, 1983; studio plans; bills for supplies; studies for a commission proposal; site plans; blueprints; exhibition material; clippings; writings by Von Schlegell and others; and legal and financial material;
a diary kept by Von Schlegell's mother, Alice, 1914; and material relating to his father, William Von Schlegell, including a sound recording with transcript, 1991, of a talk about his work, biographical data, portfolio of sketches, a drawing of him, photographs of his work, a typescript of "Theories of Color," a priced checklist and catalog for a posthumous exhibition, letters to David about his father's work, and printed material.
Citation:
David Von Schlegell papers, 1914-1993. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Sculptor, painter, educator; New Haven, Conn.
Provenance:
Donated 1993 by Susan Von Schlegell, widow of David Von Schlegell. Additions are expected.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Diaries
Drawings
Exhibition catalogs
Photographs
Prints
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Slides (photographs)
Sound recordings
Works of art
Writings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6386
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215350
AAA_collcode_vonsdavi
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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