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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.


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

Location of Originals

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

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

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