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Series 1 | A Finding Aid to the Claire Falkenstein papers, circa 1914-1997, bulk 1940-1990

Claire Falkenstein papers, circa 1914-1997, bulk 1940-1990

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Series 1: Biographical Materials , 1934-1997
(Box 1-4, 41; 4.3 linear ft.)

Biographical files include resumes, interviews, address books, awards, calendars, legal and travel documents, scrapbooks, and additional "biography files" compiled by Falkenstein. While other series provide specific information about Falkenstein's life and career, material in this series offers users a good overview of the highlights of her career as an artist and teacher.
Biographical Materials are arranged into three subseries:
  • 1.1: General Biographical Files, 1934-1997
  • 1.2: Scrapbooks, 1943-1982
  • 1.3: "Biography Files," 1943-1982
1.1: General Biographical Files, 1934-1997
DescriptionContainer
Address Books, circa 1951-1959
(2 folders)
1
1-2
Address Book, A-I, 1970
1
3
Address Book, J-Z, 1970
1
4
Address Books, circa 1973-1976
1
5
Appointment Calendars, 1942, 1948-1973
(10 folders)
1
6-15
Appointment Calendars, 1974-1995
(14 folders)
2
1-14
Appointment Calendars, 1996-1997
(2 folders)
3
1-2
Articles about Falkenstein, 1969-1994
3
3
Awards, 1943, 1948
3
4
Awards, 1931-1980
3
5
Awards, 1981-1985
3
6
Awards, circa 1990-1996
(Oversized item in Box 41)
3
7
Award - American Institute of Decorators, 1949
3
8
Award - Los Angeles Times Women of the Year, 1969-1970
3
9
Awards - Design in Steel Award Program, 1972-1973
3
10
Awards - California Art Education Association Honoree, 1987
3
11
Awards - Outstanding Alumna Award at The Head-Royce School, 1987
3
12
Birth Certificate - Delayed, 1950
3
13
Genealogy Notes, undated
3
14
Honorary Degree from Utah State University, 1990
(Oversized awards housed in Box 41)
3
15
Interview with Falkenstein, Mark Tobey, Michel Tapie, and Yvonne Hagen, 1954
3
16
Motion Picture Film, Interview with Falkenstein on Design of St. Basils Church Windows, circa 1965-1970
3
17
Interview with Falkenstein, conducted by Laura Byerly, 1974
3
18
Interview in Currant Art Magazine, 1976
3
19
Interview with Falkenstein, conducted by Becky McKane, 1980
3
20
Interview with Falkenstein for UCLA Oral History Program, 1982
3
21
Interview with Falkenstein, circa 1986
3
22
Interview with Falkenstein at Escalen Institute in California, 1992
3
23
Material on Falkenstein for Planned Biography, 1985
3
24
Narrative Biography for Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, 1978
3
25
Passports, 1956-1958, 1969-1974
3
26
Passports, 1974-1994
3
27
Resume, 1945
3
28
Resumes, 1946-1949
3
29
Resumes, circa 1962-1982
3
30
Resumes, circa 1984-1989
3
31
Travel Documents, 1950-1985
3
32
Vaccination Certificates, 1950, 1954
3
33
Wedding Announcements for Falkenstein and Richard McCarthy, circa 1934
3
34
Wills, 1985, 1993-1995
3
35
Oversized Awards - Utah State University Honorary Degree, 1990
(From Box 3, F. 15)
41
1.2: Scrapbooks, 1950-1989
DescriptionContainer
Career Highlights Scrapbook, 1950-1953
3
36
Travels in Europe Scrapbook, 1954
3
37
Falkenstein's Articles in New York Herald Tribune, 1955-1956
3
38
Scrapbook on Galerie Stadler Exhibition, 1957
3
39
Exhibitions Scrapbook, 1958
3
40
Scrapbook on Gallery Meyer Exhibition, 1959
4
1
Scrapbook on Gallery Meyer Exhibition, 1960
4
2
Scrapbook on Galerie Stadler Exhibition, 1960
4
3
Career Highlights Scrapbook, 1961
4
4
Career Highlights Scrapbook, 1961-1962
4
5
Scrapbook of Falkenstein's Artwork Ideas and Inspirations, 1961-1989
4
6
Oversized Scrapbook on Bolles Gallery Exhibition in San Francisco, 1958
41
Oversized Scrapbook on Exhibitions and Commissions, 1960-1961
41
Oversized Scrapbook on Exhibitions, 1960-1961
41
Oversized Scrapbook, 1963
41
1.3: Biography Files, 1943-1982
DescriptionContainer
Files, 1943-1959
(15 folders)
4
7-21
Files, 1964-1968
(5 folders)
4
22-26
Files, 1971-1975
(5 folders)
4
27-31
Files, 1977-1982
(6 folders)
4
32-37

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.