Pete Schiwetz papers, 1939-1971

Schiwetz, Pete, b. 1909
Active in Birmingham, Mich.

Collection size: 2.0 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Ca. 2,000 letters, including correspondence with family, bronze caster Bruno Bearzi, Carl and Olga Milles, curator Anne Hedmark (at Millesgarden in Stockholm), Clifford West, William McVey, Francis Rich, Herring Coe, Albert Christ-Janer, and others; business correspondence regarding his fountain at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Symbol of the Arts," and other projects; biographical sketch; catalogs; legal and financial papers; and miscellaneous printed materials.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; Birmingham, Michigan. Was an assistant to Carl Milles. Nicknamed "Tex".

Donated 1973 by LeRoy Dahlberg, Schiwetz's attorney.

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