Carl Paul Jennewein papers, 1910-1977

Jennewein, Carl Paul, b. 1890

Collection size: 13.0 linear ft. (on 20 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: REEL 1467: Drawings, sketches, renderings, and designs, 1916-1976, for the following commissions: Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Service, Brooklyn Central Library, the Finance Building of Harrisburg, Pa., and the Jefferson Memorial in St. Louis, Missouri.

REELS 3321-3339: Biographical material; writings and notes; correspondence, 1920-1978, (4 ft.), including letters from Daniel Chester French, Walker Hancock, Anna Hyatt Huntington, Henry Kreis, and Carl Milles; project files, 1912-1977 (8 ft.), containing correspondence, financial records, printed material and photographs related to Jennewein's commissioned work; photographs, 1915-1974, of Jennewein (1 by Alice Choates, 1915), his home and studio, his work, work by others, and art-related events; art work, 1913-1978, including sketches, twenty sketchbooks, and etchings; printed material, including clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, supply catalogs, newsletters, brochures, and reports, and a book C. PAUL JENNEWEIN (1950).

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; Bronx, N.Y.; d. 1978.

Art work on reel 1467 was lent for microfilming in 1978. The remainder was donated 1977-1978 by Mrs. Alica Muzzy from Jennewein's Bronx studio, except for the photographs of sculpture at the Justice Dept. Bldg. in Washington, D.C., which came via curator George Gurney, who received them from the CPJ Estate for the exhibition "Sculpture of the Federal Triangle."

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