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Margaret De Patta papers, circa 1930-2012

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Series 5: Personal Business Records , 1943-2001
0.9 Linear feet
Box 2

This series consists of financial, legal, and administrative records related to Margaret De Patta's jewelry designs and sales. There are several folders on Designs Contemporary, the jewelry production company created and managed by De Patta and Eugene Bielawski. There are numerous folders tracking sales and inventory of Margaret De Patta jewelry at retailers and stores. Receipts and invoices, inventories, special orders, production bills, and other material related to budget and expenses are also included herein. Information on large gifts, donations, and loans of De Patta jewelry to museums and universities and records relating to the Metal Arts Guild are in this series as well.
Materials in this series are grouped alphabetically by document type.
Description Container Select
21 Laidley Street Property, 1956
2
4
Bielawski vs. Palmer Legal Case, 1949-1951
2
5
Budget and Expenses Notes, 1948
2
6
Business Cards and Contacts, circa 1940-circa 1960
2
7
Designs Contemporary
Billing Ledger, 1951-1963
2
8
Business Name Filing and Business Plan, circa 1956
2
9
Invoices, 1943-1959
2
10
Promotional Letter and Retailers List, 1949-1952
2
11
Stationary, circa 1949-circa 1957
2
12
Donation of Moholy-Nagy Artwork to Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1989-1996
2
13
Eugene Bielawski Legal Document, 1966
2
14
Gifts and Loans to the Oakland Museum of California, 1967-2001
2
15
Gifts to the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, 1956-1976
2
16
Invoices and Records, circa 1944-1959
2
17-18
Information on Special Orders, 1957-1964
2
19
Inventory and Price List, circa 1950-circa 1960
2
20
Jewelry Appraisals by Eugene Bielawski, 1963-1991
2
21
Lapidary - Francis Sperison Receipts and Invoices, 1947-1973
2
22
Margaret De Patta Jewelry Brochure, circa 1945-circa 1960
2
23
Metal Arts Guild, 1952-1980
Includes newsletters, by-laws, reports, membership lists, jewelry orders, and correspondence.
2
24
Production Bills, 1946-1947
2
25
Retailers
Amberg-Hirth Gallery, 1943
2
26
Arts and Crafts Design Unit of Tibbals, Crumley, Musson Architects, 1951-1953
2
27
Black, Starr & Gorham, Inc., 1948-1950
2
28
Boyd Britton Associates, 1948-1949
2
29
Cabaniss, 1948
2
30
Cele Peterson Store, 1951-1952
2
31
Contemporary House, 1950
2
32
Crossroads Inc., 1947-1949
2
33
Design Today Incorporated, 1952
2
34
Elm Shop, 1958-1961
2
35
Fifty-50 Gallery, 1989
2
36
Fresno Art Center, 1961
2
37
Georg Jensen Inc., 1960
2
38
The Guild, 1950-1953
2
39
Harry Koepke, 1949-1953
2
40
Hughes Gallery, 1948-1949
2
41
I.F.A. Galleries, 1951
2
42
Leonard Linn Inc., 1949-1953
2
43
Modern Center, 1949
2
44
Nanny's Design Gallery, 1953-1963
2
45
Pacific Shop, 1947-1951
2
46
Ted Herried, 1949-1951
2
47
Treasure Chest, 1950-1951
2
48
Sterling Silver Flatware Design Competition, 1959-1960
2
49
Suppliers - Wildberg Brothers, circa 1950-1961
2
50

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