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Freda Koblick papers, 1934-2011

Koblick, Freda, 1921-2011

Teacher, Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 5.8 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of sculptor Freda Koblick measure 5.8 linear feet and date from 1934 to 2011. The collection documents her career through scattered biographical material, correspondence with family and friends, personal business records, writings, printed material, artwork, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Freda Koblick (1920-2011) was a sculptor in San Francisco, California. Koblick attended San Francisco City College and San Francisco State College. She then moved to Los Angeles and received a certificate as a plastics engineer in 1943 from the Plastics Industries Technical Institute. She worked only in plastics as a medium for sculpture, with an emphasis on cast acrylic. At the start of her career she focused on designing and producing functional cast plastic objects such as doors, lighting, doorknobs, and fountains often in collaboration with architects.

Provenance

Donated in 2012 by Freda Koblick via Julia Fremon, Freda Koblick Living Trust.

Language Note

English .