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Hans Christensen papers, 1924-1989, bulk 1955-1983

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1949-1986
1.3 Linear Feet
Boxes 2-3

Correspondence is with Christensen's family, mainly his mother Valborg, craft organizations, the International Institute of Arts and Letters, the National Rochester Society, and museums and silver companies. Also found is a set of chronological correspondence, 8 sound recordings of Christensen's communication with his wife Els, 4 sound recordings of telephone conversations with his parents and unidentified correspondents, and 1 sound recording of Luk Moran. Much of the correspondence after Christensen's death is to Els and includes sympathy cards, invitations to memorials, and documents for loans and purchases of Christensen's work.
Description Container Select
Family, 1978-1981
2
2
Christensen, Els, 1972-1973
8 sound cassettes
2
3
American House Ltd., 1955-1963
2
4
American Craftsmen's Council, 1956-1972
2
5
Dartmouth College, 1969-1970
2
6
Goldsmiths' Hall, 1967
2
7
Gorham Company, 1958
2
8
Greeting Cards, 1970-1983
2
9
Highland Hospital Foundation, Inc., 1981
2
10
International Institute of Arts and Letters, 1960
2
11
Moran, Luk, 1982
1 sound cassette
2
12
National Rochester Society, 1976-1978
2
13
Nationalmuseet, Denmark (Hans Lassens), 1961-1962
2
14
Rose Associates, 1963
2
15
Sigma/Supreme Cutlery (Julian Rosenberg), 1975
2
16
Speaking Engagements, Regarding, 1967-1980
2
17
St. Barnabas and St. Jude Churches, Regarding, 1960-1981
2
18
Telephone Conversations, circa 1970s
4 sound cassettes
Two tapes are of Hans talking about the Spring program, his conversation with his parents, and a birthday party. Two other tapes are telephone conversations with unidentified correspondents.
2
19-20
Thank You Letters to Christensen, 1958-1982
2
21
Wichita Art Association, 1955-1961
2
22
Chronological, undated
2
23
Chronological, 1949-1982
2
24-33
Chronological, 1980-1986
3
1-7

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