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Frans Wildenhain papers, circa 1890-1991

Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980

Ceramicist, Sculptor, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 8.2 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of ceramicist, sculptor, and educator Frans Wildenhain measure 8.2 linear feet and date from circa 1890 to 1991. The papers document his career in Europe and the United States through biographical material, correspondence, diaries and notebooks, writings and notes, subject files, project files, printed material, three mixed media scrapbooks, artwork and sketchbooks, and photographic materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

Frans Wildenhain (1905-1980) was a German-born ceramicist, sculptor, and educator active in Rochester, New York.


Elisabeth Wildenhain donated her husband's papers in 1989 and 1998.

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Language Note

The collection is in English, German, and Dutch.