The collection is arranged as nine series. Series 1: Awards and Certificates, 1961-2001 (0.3 linear feet; Boxes 1, 11) Series 2: Correspondence, 1956-2003 (0.8 linear feet; Box 1) Series 3: Exhibition Files, 1957-2010 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 1-2) Series 4: Gallery Files, 1968-2010 (0.5 linear feet; Boxes 2-3) Series 5: Project Files, 1956-2010 (1.4 linear feet; Boxes 3-4, 11) Series 6: San Diego State University, 1955-2014 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 4-5) Series 7: Membership Records, 1964-1994 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 5-6) Series 8: Printed Materials, circa 1960-2015 (3.3 linear feet; Boxes 6-9, 11, OV 12) Series 9: Photographic Materials, 1931-circa 2005 (0.5 linear feet; Boxes 9-11, 3.82 GB; ER01)
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 and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
The papers of metalsmith, jeweler, and educator Arline M. Fisch measure 9.8 linear feet and 3.82 GB date from 1931 to 2015. The papers include awards and certificates, correspondence, exhibition and gallery files, project files, San Diego State University teaching files, membership records, and printed and digital and photographic materials.
Arline M. Fisch papers, 1931-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Arline M. Fisch retains copyright for the manuscript for the 2nd edition of her book Textile Techniques in Metal for Jewelers, Sculptors, and Textile Artists (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, c. 1975) and notes for the first edition.
Also at the Archives of American Art is an interview of Arline M. Fisch conducted July 29-30, 2001 by Sharon Church McNabb, for the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Fisch's home, in San Diego, California.
Arline M. Fisch (1931- ) is a metalsmith, jeweler, and educator in San Diego, California.
The papers were donated from 2003 to 2018 by Arline M. Fisch as a part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001