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A Finding Aid to the Jack Lenor Larsen papers, 1941-2003

Jack Lenor Larsen papers, 1941-2003

Larsen, Jack Lenor, 1927-

Weaver, Designer

Collection Information

Size: 3.7 linear ft.

Summary: The Jack Lenor Larsen papers measure 3.7 linear feet and date from 1941-2003. Larson was a renowned weaver and designer, entrepreneur, and a scholar who wrote and lectured on modernist design. His career in the New York design world is documented by biographical materials, correspondence, writings by and about him, various printed materials and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jack Lenor Larsen (1927- ) is a designer, weaver, and writer from New York, N.Y. and East Hampton, N.Y. Founded Larsen Design Studio in New York City (1958-2004).

Provenance

The records were donated to the Archives in 2004 by Jack Lenor Larsen in connection with the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.