Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1898-1977

Robsjohn-Gibbings, Terence Harold, b. 1905 d. 1976
Interior designer
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 13.4 linear feet

Collection Summary: 36 undated color drawings of interior designs for Robsjohn-Gibbings, Ltd., by Robsjohn-Gibbings, drawings of furniture, designs for lamps, handles and furniture based on Greek and Roman models; writings, articles, and books, including The Cuckoo Sings; photographs of Robsjohn-Gibbings and furniture and interiors he designed; and ca. 35 scrapbooks containing clippings, photographs, and press releases.

Photographers include: Cecil Beaton, Yousuf Karsh, George Platt Lynes, Arnold Newman, John Rawlings, and Dorothy Wilding.

Biographical/Historical Note: Interior designer; New York, N.Y.

Interior designs for Robsjohn-Gibbings, Ltd. donated by Terence H. Robsjohn-Gibbings, 1964. Typescript of THE CUCKOO SINGS donated by Margaret Carson, 1977. The remainder donated 1977 as a bequest of Robsjohn-Gibbings through Carlton W. Pullin, his friend and collaborator.

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