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George Nakashima papers, 1950-1991

George Nakashima papers, 1950-1991

Nakashima, George K., 1905-1990

Furniture designer, Architect

Collection Information

Size: 1.0 linear ft.

Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, subject files, writings by and about Nakashima, and printed material relating mostly to Nakashima's work as a furniture designer.

Biographical/Historical Note

Architect, craftsman, woodworker, furniture designer; New Hope, Pa.; d. 1990.


Donated 1991 by Marion Nakashima, widow of George Nakashima.

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How to Cite This Collection

George Nakashima papers, 1950-1991. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.