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Francis A. Lammer papers, [ca. 1900-1972]

Francis A. Lammer papers, [ca. 1900-1972]

Lammer, Francis A., 1899-1988

Engraver

Collection Information

Size: 1.2 linear ft. (ca.1,067 items).

Summary: A photocopy of Lammer's 1972 autobiographical manuscript in which he describes his apprenticeship with Tiffany and Company, his work as an engraver, and the establishment of his own stationery and engraving business, the Maybeth Shop, in New Bedford, Mass.; 5 letters to Lammer, 1920-1955; an undated school notebook; an award; printed material including clippings and catalogs; 7 scrapbooks with clippings, printed examples of Lammer's announcements, cards, and stationery, and sketches of monograms and jewelry; original menu designs; 3 sketchbooks; sketches for Christmas cards and announcements; 67 copper engraving plates; and 3 photos.

Biographical/Historical Note

Engraver; Massachusetts, Rhode Island.

Provenance

Donated 1972 and 1974 by Francis A. Lammer.

Restrictions on Access

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

How to Cite This Collection

Francis A. Lammer papers, [ca. 1900-1972]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.