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Biographical materials, letters, subject files, diaries/travel journals, art works, notebooks, scrapbooks, printed material, project files,and photographs reflect Wildenhain's career as a ceramist and instructor.
Frans Wildenhain papers, 1890-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Ceramist, sculptor, art instructor; Rochester, N.Y. Born 1905. Died 1980.
60 letters, a diary/travel journal, and a book are in Dutch.
106 letters, a diary/travel journal, and a book are in German.
Donated 1989 and 1998 by Elisabeth Wildenhain, Wildenhain's third wife.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001