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Fred J. Tharpe papers relating to Florence Knoll Bassett, circa 1932-2019

Tharpe, Fred J.



Collection Information

Size: 1.6 Linear feet

Summary: The Fred J. Tharpe papers concnering Florence Knoll Bassett measure 1.6 linear feet and date from circa 1932-2019 and consist of material compiled by Tharpe as Project Manager of design and construction for the Southeast First National Bank, Miami, Fla., much of it relating to his work with interior designer Florence Knoll Bassett, primarily on Miami's Southeast Financial Center and design of the interiors of Southeast Bank and The City Club of Miami. Bassett's original letters, drawings, and notes relating to the projects, photographs of Bassettt and Tharpe, printed material and videos are included. A portion of the collection contains electronic media.

Biographical/Historical Note

Fred J. Tharpe is a design and construction manager; Atlanta, Georgia.


Donated 2002 and 2019 by Fred J. Tharpe.

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

Fred J. Tharpe papers relating to Florence Knoll Bassett, circa 1932-2019. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.