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Frans Wildenhain papers, 1890-1986

Frans Wildenhain papers, 1890-1986

Wildenhain, Frans, 1905-1980

Sculptor, Educator, Ceramicist


Collection Information

Size: 7.6 linear ft.

Addition: 1.2 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical materials, letters, subject files, diaries/travel journals, art works, notebooks, scrapbooks, printed material, project files,and photographs reflect Wildenhain's career as a ceramist and instructor.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ceramist, sculptor, art instructor; Rochester, N.Y. Born 1905. Died 1980.


Donated 1989 and 1998 by Elisabeth Wildenhain, Wildenhain's third wife.

How to Use This Collection

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

Frans Wildenhain papers, 1890-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.