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Creator:
Christensen, Hans, 1924-1983  Search this
Subject:
Christensen, Hans  Search this
Quinn, Eileen  Search this
American Craft Council  Search this
Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce  Search this
Rochester Institute of Technology  Search this
University of Rochester  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Slides (photographs)
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
12.3 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as nine series. Series 1: Biographical Materials, 1924-1983 (1.2 linear feet; Boxes 1, 2, 13, OV 15) Series 2: Correspondence, 1949-1986 (1.3 linear feet; Boxes 2-3) Series 3: Writings and Notes, 1952-1982 (0.4 linear feet; Box 3) Series 4: Personal Business Records, 1953-1983 (3.5 linear feet; Boxes 3-6, 13, OVs 16-17) Series 5: Teaching Files, 1954-1983 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 6-8, 13, OV 16) Series 6: Printed and Broadcast Materials, 1950s-1989 (2.2 linear feet; Boxes 8-9, 14, OV 15) Series 7: Artwork, circa 1970s (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 9, 13-14, OVs 15-24) Series 8: Photographic Materials, circa 1940-1983 (1.3 linear feet; Boxes 9-11, 13, OV 25) Series 9: Unidentified Sound Recordings, circa 1960s-1970s (0.4 linear feet; Box 12)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Summary:
The papers of designer, silversmith, and educator Hans Christensen measure 12.3 linear feet and date from 1924 to 1989 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1955 to 1983. The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, writings and notes, personal business records, teaching files for the Rochester Institute of Technology, printed and broadcast materials, artwork, photographic materials, and sound and video recordings.
Citation:
Hans Christensen papers, 1924-1989, bulk 1955-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Also found in the Archives of American Art is an oral history interview and slide presentation with Hans Christensen conducted by Robert Brown for the Archives of American Art from December 11, 1981 to December 3, 1982.
Biography Note:
Hans Christensen (1924-1983) was a designer, silversmith, and educator in Rochester, N.Y.
Language Note:
The collection is in English and Danish.
Provenance:
The Hans Christensen papers were donated in 1982 by Christensen and in 1984, 1988-1992 by his widow, Elisabeth Christensen.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Designers -- New York (State)  Search this
Jewelers--New York (State)  Search this
Metal-work--Study and teaching--New York (State)  Search this
Metal-workers--New York (State)  Search this
Silversmiths--New York (State)  Search this
Silverware  Search this
Silverwork--New York (State)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7413
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209570
AAA_collcode_chrihans
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209570