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Grace Fakes papers, 1907-1970

Grace Fakes papers, 1907-1970

Fakes, Grace, 1889-1970

Interior designer

Collection Information

Size: 53 items (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence, sketches, printed material, and photographs. REEL 1595: Correspondence; sketches; clippings; a book and brochure describing designs created by the interior design firm of Fakes, Bisbee and Robertson; and photographs of interior designs. REEL 1597: Photographs of interior designs by Fakes.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interior designer; New York, N.Y.

Provenance

Lent for microfilming by Emily Guthrie Smith, Fakes' niece, 1979.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned the lender, Emily Guthrie Smith, after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 1595 and 1597 available at Archives of American Art offices; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Grace Fakes papers, 1907-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.