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Interviews regarding the Container Corporation of America, 1984-1985

Interviews regarding the Container Corporation of America, 1984-1985

National Museum of American Art (U.S.)

Collection Information

Size: 9 sound cassettes (partially transcribed)

Summary: Interviews of Charles Coiner, Agnes Denes, Leo Leonni, John Vincent Massey, Elizabeth Paepcke (wife of Container President Walter Paepcke), and Edward Warwick, regarding the Container Corporation of America's advertising campaigns and the development of the art collection. Also discussed is the role of the advertising agency N. W. Ayer and Son to the Container Corporation of America. The interviews were conducted by Martina Norelli, associate curator of graphic arts of the National Museum of American Art, in preparation for the exhibition and catalog "Art, Design, and the Modern Corporation," held October 24, 1985-January 19, 1986.

Provenance

Donated 1991 by the National Museum of American Art.

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information. Denes and Paepcke interviews are transcribed.