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Schmid, Elsa, 1897-1970  Search this
Poor, Henry Varnum  Search this
Neumann, J. B. (Jsrael Ber)  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Barr, Alfred H.  Search this
Dewey, John  Search this
Walkowitz, Abraham  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Morgan, Barbara Brooks  Search this
Brooks, Van Wyck  Search this
Chase, Helen  Search this
D'Arcy, Martin Cyril  Search this
Wheelock, Warren  Search this
Forbes, Edward  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Anrep, Boris  Search this
Kelekian, Dikran  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Physical Description:
1.1 linear feet (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Personal and professional correspondence, files on artists, photographs, works of art, notes and lecture material, and printed material relating to Elsa Schmid's career as a mosaic artist.
Correspondents include Henry Varnum Poor, Max Weber, Boris Anrep, Helen Chase, Edward Waldo Forbes, Warren Wheelock, Abraham Walkowitz, Alfred H. Barr, Georgia O'Keeffe, Barbara Morgan and Josef Albers. Files are on artists Van Wyck Brooks, Father Martin D'Arcy, John Dewey, and Dikran Kelekian.
Photographs are of Schmid's mosaics. Works of art include drawings of mosaics. Printed materials includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles and catalogs.
Elsa Schmid papers, 1910-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 953 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Mosaicist, painter, sculptor; Rye, N.Y. Married to art dealer J. B. Neumann.
Donated 1974 by Peter Neumann, Schmid's son. Two additional mosaic transpsarencies of Abraham Lincoln received in 2010 as a transfer from the Musem of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Painting, Modern  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Mosaics  Search this
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art