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William E. Katzenbach papers, 1948-1970

Creator:
Katzenbach, William E., 1904-1975  Search this
Subject:
Whittredge, Euphemia Foote  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington  Search this
Miró, Joan  Search this
Katzenbach, Lois  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Matisse, Henri  Search this
Matta  Search this
American Federation of Arts. Decorative Arts Exhibition Program  Search this
Topic:
Design -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Decorative arts -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7193
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209330
AAA_collcode_katzwill
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209330

William E. Katzenbach papers

Creator:
Katzenbach, William  Search this
Names:
American Federation of Arts. Decorative Arts Exhibition Program  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Katzenbach, Lois  Search this
Matisse, Henri, 1869-1954  Search this
Matta, 1912-2002  Search this
Miró, Joan, 1893-  Search this
Whittredge, Euphemia Foote, b. 1874  Search this
Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910  Search this
Extent:
3.7 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1948-1970
Scope and Contents:
Exhibition material, correspondence, photographs, financial records, scrapbooks, catalogs, and printed material.
REEL 3891: Four silkscreened samples of mural scrolls designed by Alexander Calder, Henri Matisse, Roberto Matta, and Joan Miro, undated and 1948; 3 photographs of Worthington Whittredge and one of his wife, Euphemia Foote Whittredge; 5 photographs, including one color transparency, of William and Lois Katzenbach and their children.
UNMICROFILMED: Organizational and administrative materials relating to the two exhibitions sponsored by the Decorative Arts Exhibition Program of the American Federation of Arts, "Threads of History," 1965 and "Please Be Seated," 1968. Included are correspondence with sponsors, craftsmen, the textile and furniture industries, and museums; ca. 40 photographs of the exhibits; receipts and financial records; 2 scrapbooks of textile samples; one carton of catalogs and brochures of local craftsmen, their schools, and cooperatives; wall paper samples; and printed materials.
Biographical / Historical:
Designer, art administrator, lecturer; New York, N.Y. Katzenbach was coordinator of the Decorative Arts Exhibition Program of the American Federation of Arts which was functioned to "bridge the gap between art and industry" and to acquaint the public with good design.
Provenance:
Unmicrofilmed material donated 1974 by Katzenbach. Microfilmed material donated 1983-1984 by Katzenbach's widow, Lois Katzenbach.
Restrictions:
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.
Occupation:
Painters  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Designers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Design -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Decorative arts -- New York (State) -- New York -- Exhibitions  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.katzwill
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e6b0140c-297f-4cd2-8671-9046807b8d09
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-katzwill

Please be seated; the evolution of the chair, 2000 BC-2000 AD [by] Marvin D. Schwartz

Author:
Schwartz, Marvin D  Search this
American Federation of Arts Decorative Arts Exhibition Program  Search this
Cooper-Hewitt Museum  Search this
Physical description:
61 p. illus. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1968
[1968]
Topic:
Chairs--History  Search this
Call number:
NK2715 .S411
NK2715.S39
NK2715.S411 NK2715.S39
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_22602

Threads of history; the romance of fibers, natural and man-made, and the art of their use in decorative textiles. An educational exhibition organized and circulated [sic] by the Decorative Arts Program of the American Federation of Arts

Author:
American Federation of Arts Decorative Arts Exhibition Program  Search this
Physical description:
53 p. illus. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1965
1965]
Topic:
Textile fibers--History  Search this
Textile fabrics--History  Search this
Textile industry--History  Search this
Call number:
NK8806 .A51
TS1315 .A51
NK8806.A51
TS1315.A51
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_52537

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