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Textile Design

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Gold and silver foil, black paper, paper cut outs, graphite on tracing paper
Type:
textile designs
Collage
Object Name:
Collage
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1954
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-235
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1969-165-235

Textile Design: Quatrefoil, no. 625

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Graphite and crayon on white tracing paper
Type:
textile designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1954
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-246
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1969-165-246

Textile Design: Quatrefoil, no. 625

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Blueprint, diazo print on white wove paper
Type:
textile designs
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
USA
Date:
1954
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-247
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1969-165-247

Design for Textile

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Brush and black ink, graphite on white tracing paper
Type:
textile designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1960
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-364
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1969-165-364

Design for Printed Textile: "Quadrispot"

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on heavy white tracing paper
Type:
textile designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-382
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1969-165-382

Design for Printed Textile-"Trispot I"

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on heavy white tracing paper
Type:
textile designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-383
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1969-165-383

Design for Printed Textile-"Trispot II"

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on heavy white tracingpaper
Type:
textile designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-384
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1969-165-384

Design for Printed Textile-"Ovals"

Designer:
Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993  Search this
Office of:
Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, USA  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on heavy white tracing paper
Type:
textile designs
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Alexander H. Girard
Accession Number:
1969-165-390
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1969-165-390

Meissen dish

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamel and gold (overall color)
Imari (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 13 1/2 in; 34.29 cm
overall: 2 11/16 in x 13 5/8 in; 6.7945 cm x 34.6075 cm
Object Name:
plate
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
ca 1725-1730
1725-1730
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
CE.73.31
Catalog number:
73.31
Accession number:
306525
Collector/donor number:
1625
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Domestic Furnishings
Art
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-7e65-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1405634
Online Media:

Little Crow the Younger

Artist:
Joel Emmons Whitney, 19 May 1822 - 1886  Search this
Sitter:
Little Crow the Younger, c. 1820 - 3 Jul 1863  Search this
Medium:
Albumen silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 8.6 × 5.7 cm (3 3/8 × 2 1/4")
Mount: 10.2 × 6.1 cm (4 × 2 3/8")
Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\Minnesota\Ramsey\Saint Paul
Date:
1862
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie  Search this
Home Furnishings\Blanket  Search this
Photographic format\Carte-de-visite  Search this
Little Crow the Younger: Male  Search this
Little Crow the Younger: Native American\Orator  Search this
Little Crow the Younger: Native American\Leader\Chief  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.83.123
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4524f2dc2-865c-478f-88dd-783d25288c16
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.83.123

Oral history interview with Anni Albers, 1968 July 5

Interviewee:
Albers, Anni, 1899-1994  Search this
Albers, Anni, 1899-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Fesci, Sevim  Search this
Subject:
Klee, Paul  Search this
Bauhaus  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12134
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211924
AAA_collcode_albersa68
Theme:
Women
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211924
Online Media:

Anni Albers papers, 1924-1969

Creator:
Albers, Anni, 1899-1994  Search this
Albers, Anni, 1899-1994  Search this
Subject:
Bauhaus  Search this
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5625
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208459
AAA_collcode_albeanni
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208459
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Anni Albers

Interviewee:
Albers, Anni  Search this
Interviewer:
Fesci, Sevim  Search this
Names:
Bauhaus  Search this
Klee, Paul, 1879-1940  Search this
Extent:
20 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1968 July 5
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Anni Albers conducted 1968 July 5, by Sevim Fesci, for the Archives of American Art, in New Haven, Connecticut.
Albers speaks of her educational background; Paul Klee as a teacher; color in weaving; techniques and materials; Peruvian and European textiles; her "sound-absorbing" textile designed for the Bauhaus auditorium; and her weaving workshop at Black Mountain College. She reminisces about the Bauhaus in the 1920s.
Biographical / Historical:
Anni Albers (1899-1994) was a weaver from New Haven, Connecticut.
General:
Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 40 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Connecticut -- New Haven  Search this
Authors -- Connecticut -- New Haven  Search this
Printmakers -- Connecticut -- New Haven  Search this
Weavers -- Connecticut -- New Haven  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.albersa68
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-albersa68

Maija Grotell papers, 1923-1973

Creator:
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973  Search this
Grotell, Maija, 1899-1973  Search this
Subject:
Eames, Charles  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Topic:
Pottery -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9673
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211881
AAA_collcode_grotmaij
Theme:
Women
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211881

Maija Grotell papers

Creator:
Grotell, Maija  Search this
Names:
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Eames, Charles  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1973
Scope and Contents:
Biographical materials, correspondence, awards, photographs, and printed materials relating to the career of the noted ceramist and teacher who devoted the last quarter century of her life to the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
Correspondence consists chiefly of letters received from museums, colleagues (including Charles Eames), friends and former students. Other materials include biographical sketches, resumes, exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, scrapbook fragments, a file relating to students and colleagues, a register of funeral visitors, numerous personal and family photographs and five photo albums of Grotell and her work.
Biographical / Historical:
Ceramist and educator. Born 1899. Died 1973. After several years as a textile designer in her native Finland, Grotell immigrated to the United States in 1927. For a short time she studied with Charles Fergus Binns and from 1938 to 1966 she headed the ceramics department at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. During this period, the height of her career, she became one of the leaders in the development of ceramics as a medium of artistic expression. In addition, her research on glazes for Eero Saarinen made possible the widespread architectural use of colored glazed bricks.
Related Materials:
Slides of Grotell's work located at the George Arents Research Library for Special Collections, Syracuse University.
Provenance:
Order and arrangement is that of the George Arents Research Library for Special Collections, Syracuse University.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Ceramicists -- Michigan  Search this
Topic:
Pottery -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.grotmaij
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-grotmaij

Oral history interview with Julia Santos Solomon

Interviewee:
Santos Solomon, Julia, 1956-  Search this
Interviewer:
Espinosa, Fernanda  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (sound files (8 hrs., 1 min), digital, m4a)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Video recordings
Interviews
Date:
2021 March 9- 2021 April 15
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Julia Santos Solomon conducted 2021 March 9- 2021 April 15, by Fernanda Espinosa, for the Latino Initiatives Pool 2019, at Santos Solomon's studio in Woodstock, New York.­
Biographical / Historical:
Julia Santos Solomon (1956- ) is a teacher, painter, and textile and fashion designer in the Dominican Republic and Woodstock, New York.
Related Materials:
The Archives also holds the Julia Santos Solomon papers and an oral history interview with Santos Solomon conducted 2020 August 26 as a part of the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project.
Provenance:
This interview is 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 administrators.
Restrictions:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the recording is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- Dominican Republic  Search this
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Fashion designers -- Dominican Republic  Search this
Fashion designers -- New York (State)  Search this
Textile designers -- Dominican Republic  Search this
Textile designers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- Dominican Republic  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.santos21
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-santos21

Meet Consuelo Jimenez Underwood

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Interviews
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-12-05T14:06:36.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
See more by:
americanartmuseum
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_j25Z8jzqWo0

Ita H. Aber papers, 1932-2007

Creator:
Aber, Ita H., 1932-  Search this
Aber, Ita H., 1932-  Search this
Subject:
New York Feminist Art Institute/Women's Center for Learning  Search this
Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Needlework  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Topic:
Jewish artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5607
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208441
AAA_collcode_aberita
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208441

Lanette Scheeline collection

Topic:
Architectural digest (Los Angeles, Calif : 1925)
Interior design (New York, N.Y.)
Better homes and gardens
Interiors (Stroudsburg, Pa.)
House & garden
Creator:
Scheeline, Lanette, 1910-  Search this
Names:
Bailey & Griffen  Search this
Bloomcraft (Firm)  Search this
Katzenbach & Warren  Search this
Liz Sander Designs  Search this
Meinhard Greeff and Co. (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Philip Graf Wallpapers, Inc.  Search this
Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design  Search this
Sheraton Hotel (Honolulu, Hawaii)  Search this
W. & J. Sloane  Search this
York Wallpaper Company  Search this
Bowen, Louis W.  Search this
Draper, Dorothy, 1889-1969  Search this
Hart, Helen  Search this
Scheeline, Lanette, 1910-  Search this
Extent:
7 Boxes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photocopies
Business records
Press releases
Correspondence
Drawings
Slides (photographs)
Designs
Exhibition catalogs
Scrapbooks
Transparencies
Sketches
Financial records
Articles
Photographs
Watercolors
Date:
1945-1970
Summary:
This collection documents Scheeline's work as a textile designer from 1945-1970.The archive material consists of brochures, photographs, sketches, correspondence, scrapbooks, client records, and other related items that document Ms. Scheeline's career from the 1930s to the 1980s (briefly covers 1990s). A majority of the items deal specifically with the projects for textiles and wallcoverings, research on forms in nature, and notes on her travels.
Arrangement note:
Materials are arranged in seven boxes as follows: I. design scrapbooks; sketches of textiles and wallpapers; II. Press (photos, articles and releases); exhibition brochures; financial and legal records; client records; misc. correspondence; III. client designs and records; IV. Cooper-Hewitt correspondence; travel sketchbooks; personal photos and correspondence; box of photos and slides (textiles and papers); V. design scrapbook; drawings and sketches; photocopies; William Katzenbach, Practical Book of American Wallpaper; VI. blocking materials; handblocks scrapbook; and VII. large drawings and design records.
Biographical/Historical note:
American artist and textile designer Lanette Scheeline (1910- ) specializes in textile and wallpaper designs, and does custom block-printing for decorators. Scheeline is a Sausalito native, University of California graduate and former student at the Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design. She spent years working in other phases of textile or wallpaper design and all contributed to the background of technique, marketing, public taste and business judgment she needed in her own enterprises. She first gained recognition at the Golden Gate International Exposition (1940). Since then her work has been on view at the de Young Museum, Marin Art & Garden Fair, the Contemporary Gallery in Sausalito, the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, the Mill Valley Outdoor Art Club, the New-York Historical Society, and the Pacific Coast Textile Exhibition (1949, 1950) in the company of Trude Guermonprez and Jack Lenor Larsen among others.
Location of Other Archival Materials Note:
Materials are also available in the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Musuem, Drawings and Prints Department.
Provenance:
All materials were donated to the museum by Lanette Scheeline in 1998.
Restrictions:
Unprocessed; access is limited; Permission of Library Director required. Policy.
Occupation:
Textile designers -- United States  Search this
Wallpaper designers -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Textile design -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources  Search this
Wallpaper -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photocopies
Business records
Press releases
Correspondence
Drawings
Slides (photographs)
Designs
Exhibition catalogs
Scrapbooks
Transparencies
Sketches
Financial records
Articles
Photographs
Watercolors
Identifier:
SIL-CH.1998-29-1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-ch-1998-29-1

Donald Deskey collection

Creator:
Deskey, Donald, 1894-  Search this
Names:
Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company  Search this
Centre de recherche en économie et statistique (Paris, France)  Search this
Charak Furniture Company  Search this
Cooper-Hewitt Design Archive  Search this
Deskey Associates, Inc.  Search this
Deskey-Vollmer, Inc.  Search this
Donald Deskey Associates, Inc.  Search this
Johnson & Johnson, Inc.  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Procter & Gamble Company  Search this
Radio City Music Hall (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Widdicomb Furniture Company  Search this
Deskey, Donald, 1894-  Search this
Extent:
75 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Proposals
Labels
Clippings
Renderings
Slides
Stationery
Letters patent
Financial records
Photographs
Drawings
Client lists
Correspondence
Organizational charts
Reviews
Patents
Lantern slides
Technical reports
Date:
1927-1989
Summary:
Project files containmagazine and newspaper clippings, reviews, correspondence, renderings, floor plans, perspective drawings, site plans, sketches, preliminary drawings, patents, stationery, labels, and technical reports. There is an extensive collection of photographs and slides of many of Deskey's packaging designs, interiors, furnishings, and exhibition installations. The files of Donald Deskey Associates include organizational charts, client files, proposals, and financial records. Some of Deskey's personal correspondence, speeches, articles, and family photographs are included. Materials cover the period from 1927-1975.
Arrangement note:
Arranged into six records groups: 1) architecture/interiors projects; 2)Donald Deskey Associates; 3) industrial design projects; 4) reference; 5) Donald Deskey's personal papers; and 6) photographs. A special collection of more than one thousand slides of Deskey's work are boxed separately.
Biographical/Historical note:
Industrial, interior, and packaging designer. Born Blue Earth, Minnesota, November 23, 1894. By 1943, he had established Donald Deskey Associates in New York. Along with Dreyfuss, Bel Geddes, and Loewy, Deskey was one of the great industrial design pioneers in the 1930s.

He is best known for his designs for the furnishings and interiors of Radio City Music Hall in 1932, and for his work for companies such as: Widdicomb Furniture Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan; W & J Sloane, New York; and Estey Manufacturing Company, Owosso, Michigan. Deskey is also known for his familiar packaging designs for Procter & Gamble products, such as Crest toothpaste, Prell shampoo, and Tide detergent.

Donald Deskey Associates also was responsible for lamppost #10, the streetlight still in use today in New York City. Materials from this archival collection were featured in Cooper-Hewitt's 1994 exhibition and accompanying book, "Packaging the New: Design and the American Consumer, 1925- 1975."
Location of Other Archival Materials Note:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Drawings and Prints Department. Approximately 3,000 drawings for furniture and textile designs.
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Applied Arts Department. Two tables, handles, and a glass bottle and box designed by Deskey.
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Textiles Department. One textile designed by Deskey.
Other sources of archival information on Deskey include, the Procter & Gamble Archive, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Deskey Associates, New York City.
Provenance:
The Deskey collection was donated to the museum in three installments.

In 1975, Deskey deposited at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum,, hundreds of drawings, 3 four-drawer file cabinets of material, and several oversized packages comprising the bulk of his papers covering the period from 1927-1965. These items were officially donated to the museum in 1988.

In 1992, Deskey Associates of New York made an additional gift consisting of, approximately 1,000 35mm slides that documented projects from the 1960s through 1980s, and focused primarily on designs for packaging.

In 1994, Donald Deskey's nephew, Robert Deskey presented the Museum with, 120 postcards, letters, and family photographs.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use onsite by appointment. Permission of staff required to photograph materials.
Occupation:
Packaging designers -- United States  Search this
Interior designers -- United States  Search this
Industrial designers -- United States  Search this
Topic:
Packaging -- Design  Search this
Street lighting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Buildings, Prefabricated -- United States  Search this
Plastics -- Design  Search this
Interior decoration -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Design, Industrial -- United States  Search this
Furniture design -- United States  Search this
Art deco -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Proposals
Labels
Clippings
Renderings
Slides
Stationery
Letters patent
Financial records
Photographs
Drawings
Client lists
Correspondence
Organizational charts
Reviews
Patents
Lantern slides
Technical reports
Identifier:
SIL-CH.1975-11-77
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-ch-1975-11-77

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