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Creator:
Koblick, Freda, 1921-2011  Search this
Subject:
Koblick, Daniel  Search this
Koblick, David  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Sketches
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5.8 Linear feet
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, 1942-2011 (5 folders; Boxes 1, 6) Series 2: Correspondence, 1934-2007 (1.5 linear feet; Boxes 1-2) Series 3: Personal Business Records, circa 1950s-2009 (1.7 linear feet; Boxes 2-4, OV 7) Series 4: Writings, circa 1962-1998 (0.2 linear feet; Box 4) Series 5: Printed Material, 1943-1990 (0.3 linear feet; Boxes 4, 6) Series 6: Artwork, circa 1950s-1980s (1 folder; Box 4) Series 7: Photographs, circa 1930s-2007 (1 linear foot; Boxes 4-6)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Summary:
The papers of sculptor Freda Koblick measure 5.8 linear feet and date from 1934 to 2011. The collection documents her career through scattered biographical material, correspondence with family and friends, personal business records, writings, printed material, artwork, and photographs.
Citation:
Freda Koblick papers, 1934-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
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Biography Note:
Freda Koblick (1920-2011) was a sculptor in San Francisco, California. Koblick attended San Francisco City College and San Francisco State College. She then moved to Los Angeles and received a certificate as a plastics engineer in 1943 from the Plastics Industries Technical Institute. She worked only in plastics as a medium for sculpture, with an emphasis on cast acrylic. At the start of her career she focused on designing and producing functional cast plastic objects such as doors, lighting, doorknobs, and fountains often in collaboration with architects.
Language Note:
English .
Provenance:
Donated in 2012 by Freda Koblick via Julia Fremon, Freda Koblick Living Trust.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Women artists -- California  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16027
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)306656
AAA_collcode_koblfred
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_306656