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Emil Frei papers, 1885-1967

Frei, Emil, Jr., 1896-1967

Stained glass artist


Collection Information

Size: 760 Items, (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Business records of stained glass companies owned by the Freis; diaries of Emil, Jr.; correspondence; sketchbooks; scrapbooks; photographs of the Freis, their family and friends, and of their works; exhibition catalogs; commission records for Emil Frei Associates, St. Louis, Missouri; and records of the Ravenna Mosaic Co., New York, N.Y., also owned by the Freis.

Biographical/Historical Note

Emil Frei, Jr., and his father were stained glass artists in St. Louis, Mo.


Lent 1975 by Alice Lanwermeyer, the widow of Emil Frei, Jr.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to lender, Alice Lanwermeyer, after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 965-966 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

Emil Frei papers, 1885-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.