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Else Regensteiner papers, 1946-1979

Regensteiner, Else Friedsam, 1906-2003

Designer, Weaver, Author, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 1 Reel, ca. 220 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Biographical information; correspondence; a diary, 1975-1976, and teaching files kept while at American Farm School, Thessalonica, Greece; manuscripts of articles; photographs of art work and personal photographs; sketches and drawings; 3 scrapbooks containing printed material, photographs, memorabilia, and letters; and exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings and printed miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Designer, weaver, educator; Chicago, Ill. Else Regensteiner is also known by the fuller form of her name: Else Friedsam Regensteiner.


Lent for microfilming 1979 by Else Regensteiner.

Language Note

Manuscripts of articles are in Greek.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to the lender, Else Regensteiner, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1815 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Else Regensteiner papers, 1946-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.