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Series 6 | A Finding Aid to the Florence Knoll Bassett papers, 1932-2000 | Digitized Collection

Florence Knoll Bassett papers, 1932-2000

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Series 6: Letters, circa 1930s-2000
(Box 4; 7 folders)

This series contains letters selected by Knoll Bassett to document significant events throughout her life and career. As in Series 5, the originals for some of the material in Series 1 can be found here. Correspondents include Carl Milles, Eero and Loja Saarinen, David Rockefeller, Katharine Graham, Nancy Reagan, Indira Ghandi, Frank Stanton, and Isamu Noguchi. In addition to letters the series also contains printed matter and other material of interest, such as an original invitation with a guest list and photographs from a 1947 party given by Howard Meyers, Editor-in-Chief of
Architectural Forum
a wedding card made by Charles and Ray Eames on the occasion of Florence Knoll's marriage to Harry Hood Bassett in 1958; and an invitation from the White House from 1976.
The letters are arranged by decade.

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.