Joseph Schillinger papers, 1934-1948

Schillinger, Joseph, b. 1895 d. 1943
Painter, Author, Composer, Musician, Scientist, Teacher
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.5 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Annotated typescript of Schillinger's article "Art Continuum Classification and Definition"; an annotated typescript of excerpts from his published book, THE MATHEMATICAL BASIS OF THE ARTS, and duplicates of excerpts from the book form; notes, formulae, and designs using the formulae; magazines and newspaper clippings about Schillinger; photographs of designs and of Schillinger; notes about his theorem for composing music; unidentified photographs from a scrapbook; and a description for a course he taught at Columbia University, "A Method of Evolving Rhythmic Design."

Biographical/Historical Note: Mathematician, scientist, theorist, composer, musician, teacher, and author; New York, N.Y.

The donor, Frances Schillinger, is the widow of Joseph Schillinger.

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