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Lee Nordness floorplan sketch for Wendell Castle

Creator:
Nordness, Lee, 1922-1995  Search this
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Nordness, Lee, 1922-1995  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1966 Nov. 4
Topic:
Furniture design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)12747
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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Lee Nordness, New York, N.Y. letter to Wendell Castle, Rochester, N.Y

Creator:
Nordness, Lee, 1922-1995  Search this
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Nordness, Lee, 1922-1995  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1966 Nov. 4
Topic:
Dealers  Search this
Furniture  Search this
Furniture designers  Search this
Interior design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)207
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_207

Wendell Castle, Rochester, N.Y letter to Lee Nordness, New York, N.Y.

Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Nordness, Lee, 1922-1995  Search this
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1966
Topic:
Furniture  Search this
Furniture design  Search this
Furniture designers  Search this
Interior design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)208
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_208

Oral history interview with Wendell Castle, 1981 June 3-December 12

Interviewee:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Esherick, Wharton  Search this
School for American Crafts  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Decorative arts -- United States  Search this
Design, Industrial  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13011
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212038
AAA_collcode_castle81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212038
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Oral history interview with Wendell Castle, 2012 February 22-24

Interviewee:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Interviewer:
Falino, Jeannine  Search this
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16166
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)366369
AAA_collcode_castle12
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_366369
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Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975

Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7352
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209506
AAA_collcode_castwend
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209506
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Oral history interview with Wendell Castle

Interviewee:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
School for American Crafts  Search this
Esherick, Wharton  Search this
Extent:
145 Pages (Transcript)
1 Item (sound file (2 min. 21 sec.) Audio excerpt, digital)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 June 3-December 12
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Wendell Castle, conducted 1981 June 3-December 12, by Robert F. Brown, in Scotsville, New York, for the Archives of American Art.
Castle speaks of his early work, in Kansas, in industrial design and sculpture; the transition he made in the early 1960s from sculpture to furniture design; teaching furniture design at the School for American Craftsmen, Rochester, New York; Wharton Esherick; the importance of creative design and sound workmanship; exhibitions and commissions; current interest in French 18th Century and Art Deco furniture; the evolution of his work from laminated pieces to an elegant style; and efforts to gain fine art status for his furniture.
Biographical / Historical:
Wendell Castle (1932-2018) was a furniture designer, sculptor, and educator from Rochester, New York. He taught at the School for American Craftsmen and Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 27 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Occupation:
Furniture designers -- New York (State)  Search this
Educators -- New York (State)  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State)  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts -- United States  Search this
Design, Industrial  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.castle81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-castle81

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968 May-December
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Wendell Castle papers / Series 1: Wendell Castle Papers
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Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-castwend-ref10

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1969 January-March
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Wendell Castle papers
Wendell Castle papers / Series 1: Wendell Castle Papers
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Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-castwend-ref11

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1969 April-July
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Wendell Castle papers
Wendell Castle papers / Series 1: Wendell Castle Papers
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Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-castwend-ref12

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1969 August-December
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Wendell Castle papers
Wendell Castle papers / Series 1: Wendell Castle Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-castwend-ref13

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970 January-February
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Wendell Castle papers
Wendell Castle papers / Series 1: Wendell Castle Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-castwend-ref14

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1970 March-October
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Wendell Castle papers
Wendell Castle papers / Series 1: Wendell Castle Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-castwend-ref15

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971 January-May
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Wendell Castle papers
Wendell Castle papers / Series 1: Wendell Castle Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_component:sova-aaa-castwend-ref16

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971 June-August
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Wendell Castle papers
Wendell Castle papers / Series 1: Wendell Castle Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-castwend-ref17

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1971 September-December
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Wendell Castle papers
Wendell Castle papers / Series 1: Wendell Castle Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-castwend-ref18

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972 January-March
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Wendell Castle papers
Wendell Castle papers / Series 1: Wendell Castle Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-castwend-ref19

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972 April-June
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Wendell Castle papers
Wendell Castle papers / Series 1: Wendell Castle Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-castwend-ref20

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972 July-September
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Wendell Castle papers
Wendell Castle papers / Series 1: Wendell Castle Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-castwend-ref21

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972 October-December
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Wendell Castle papers
Wendell Castle papers / Series 1: Wendell Castle Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-castwend-ref22

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