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Frans Wildenhain to Peter Schneider

Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Schneider, Peter  Search this
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
circa 1979
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1782
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Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991
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Archives of American Art
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Frans Wildenhain to Lois Moran

Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Moran, Lois  Search this
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Subject:
Wildenhain, Frans  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1978 March 16
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1807
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Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991
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Archives of American Art
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Postcard image of Frans Wildenhain's Pottery in Holland

Photographer:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Subject:
Wildenhain, Frans  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1933
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1810
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Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1810
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Peter Voulkos at a kiln

Photographer:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Subject:
Voulkos, Peter  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1960
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Ceramicists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3186
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Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_3186

Frans Wildenhain to Kitty C. L. Fischer

Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Fischer, Kitty C. L.  Search this
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
between 1955 and 1967
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)3198
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Kitty C. L. Fischer papers relating to Frans Wildenhain, 1940-1981
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_3198
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Oral history interview with Frans Wildenhain, 1978 April 10-1979 July 28

Interviewee:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Pottery -- New York (State)  Search this
Ceramicists -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12557
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213194
AAA_collcode_wilden79
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213194
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Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991

Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Subject:
Wildenhain, Marguerite  Search this
Herzger, Walter  Search this
School for American Crafts  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Scrapbooks
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Interviews
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5582
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215734
AAA_collcode_wildfran
Theme:
Craft
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_215734
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Robert Chapman Turner to Frans Wildenhain

Creator:
Turner, Robert Chapman, 1913-2005  Search this
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Turner, Robert Chapman, 1913-2005  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1958 May 5
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1809
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Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1809

Frans Wildenhain's kiln log

Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Subject:
Wildenhain, Frans  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1971-1979
Topic:
Ceramics  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1808
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Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1808

Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet (Box 3-4)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1991
Scope and Contents:
This series contains published books, brochures about Wildenhain and his classes, clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, and periodicals.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.wildfran, Series 7
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Frans Wildenhain papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9605fa5d3-e42e-425b-839b-4199e20c4e35
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wildfran-ref66

Photographic Materials

Collection Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Extent:
3.1 Linear feet (Box 5-11)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1890-1979
Scope and Contents:
The bulk of this series consists of photographs and slides. Photographs include portraits and snapshots of Wildenhain, with family and friends, teaching and demonstrations, of homes and studios, and of works of art.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.wildfran, Series 10
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Frans Wildenhain papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw952ad76a3-3813-472e-ab4a-48e795a31ced
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wildfran-ref94

Subject Files

Collection Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet (Box 3)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1951-1985
Scope and Contents:
Subject files may contain correspondence, printed materials, and photographs concerning various galleries, instututions, and museums around the United States. Of note are files relating to the Shop One Galleries in Rochester, New York, co-founded by Wildenhain.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.wildfran, Series 5
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Frans Wildenhain papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9779258dc-b1b7-4f94-a771-3339f2fc058f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wildfran-ref51

Project Files

Collection Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear feet (Box 3, 10)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1950-1975
Scope and Contents:
Project files contain correspondence, plans, sketches, printed material, and photographs for four murals by Frans Wildenhain.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.wildfran, Series 6
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Frans Wildenhain papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw956ae0e7a-b820-4ea6-89e4-d842bdbc8c9c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wildfran-ref61

Scrapbooks

Collection Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Linear feet (Box 4)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1934-1965
Scope and Contents:
Three scrapbooks contain clippings, exhibition materials, and photographs concerning Wildenhain's teaching career and exhibition of his pottery.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.wildfran, Series 8
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Frans Wildenhain papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9497a73df-0c42-48c1-94e2-8f2c1fc177b5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wildfran-ref76

Frans Wildenhain grant application, 1974

Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Topic:
Pottery -- United States  Search this
Porcelain -- United States  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- History -- United States  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5914
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208754
AAA_collcode_wildfrga
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208754

Writings and Notes

Collection Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet (Box 2-3)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1940-1980
Scope and Contents:
This series includes scattered writings by Frans Wildenhain and by others. Found are kiln logs, a handwritten and illustrated story in German, writings and notes on art, and on general subjects. Writings by others include Claire Falkenstein, Robert H. Johnson, Barbara Kaufman, Mary Caroline Richards, and Marjorie Wildenhain.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.wildfran, Series 4
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Frans Wildenhain papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92cf9cfc2-ab2a-4630-a817-2b4fb1820d4e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wildfran-ref39

Artwork and Sketchbooks

Collection Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Extent:
0.9 Linear feet (Box 4-5, 11)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1979
Scope and Contents:
Found are scattered sketches by Wildenhain and eleven sketchbooks, most of which are contain pencil drawings. Also found is an unsigned print and a sketchbook containing drawings of flowers which was given as a gift to Wildenhain around 1940.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.wildfran, Series 9
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Frans Wildenhain papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a4017394-0c5e-4002-a8c9-44033c88c86a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wildfran-ref80

Biographical Material

Collection Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930-circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Found are address and appointment books, awards and certificates for Frans and Marjorie Wildenhain, biographical sketches, a marriage record for Frans and Marjorie, and a divorce certificate for Frans and Marguerite Wildenhain. Also found is an interview with Wildenhain conducted by Robert H. Johnson. Estate records include a posthumous inventory of works of art, and donation records to Luther College and to other institutions.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.wildfran, Series 1
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Frans Wildenhain papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c7b56676-260c-4b75-b167-cab85ada4ef9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wildfran-ref1

Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet (Box 1)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1895-1981
Scope and Contents:
Found is general correspondence with family and friends, many of which are in German and Dutch. Correspondents include Harold and Norelda Brennan, Walter Herzger, Carolyn Law, Hilde Kinne, Lois Moran, H. G. J. Schelling, Marguerite Wildenhain, Claire Van Vliet, and Frans Wildenhain's mother. Many letters from the 1980s are written to Lili Wildenhain, including condolence letters.

Of note are letters between Wildenhain, the Dutch Militaire Commissairs, and the United States Consulate in Rotterdam, Netherlands from the 1940s. These letters and documents describe Wildenhain's path to emigrate to the United States. These letters include character statements confirming Wildenhain was anti-fascist.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.wildfran, Series 2
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Frans Wildenhain papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97d1a75b7-08e1-4549-a6ff-dcbf138ef752
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wildfran-ref13

Diaries and Notebooks

Collection Creator:
Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980  Search this
Extent:
0.7 Linear feet (Box 1-2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1978
Scope and Contents:
Found are twelve diaries and notebooks, some are written in Dutch or German. Generally, diaries contain written daily entries while notebooks contain diary entries, general notes on art and other subjects, sketches, kiln logs, doodles, plans for gardens, language studies, and designs of jewelry.
Arrangement:
Diaries and notebooks are arranged in rough chronological order.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.wildfran, Series 3
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Frans Wildenhain papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw952d4ef89-88a1-475c-9454-5ece061d184d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-wildfran-ref26

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