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Emil Frei papers, 1885-1967

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.

Location of Originals

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

Microfilm reels 965-966 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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