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Claire Zeisler papers, 1903-1992

Claire Zeisler papers, 1903-1992

Zeisler, Claire, 1903-1991

Fiber artist

Collection Information

Size: 4.0 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)

Summary: Scrapbooks relating to Zeisler's career as a fiber artist, and to a lesser degree, her art collection; weaving files; and project files.

Biographical/Historical Note

Fiber artist; Chicago, Illinois. Died 1991.


Scrapbooks on reel 3019 were lent for microfilming August 1983 by Claire Zeisler. In 1992 her son and executor, Thomas Florsheim, donated additional scrapbooks, and project and weaving files. He also interfiled new material in the previously microfilmed scrapbooks, 1941-1983, expanding them from eight notebooks to thirteen. A few items from the original loan were not returned.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 3019 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Claire Zeisler papers, 1903-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.