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Millard Sheets papers, circa 1907-2000

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1929-1990, undated
(boxes 2-4; 2.75 linear ft.)

The letters in these files primarily reflect the variety of Sheets's business and social interests throughout his design and art career. Among the correspondents may be found architects, design professionals, business and bank executives, professors, art collectors, and racehorse owners and managers. Topics covered include discussion of design projects, travel, horse breeding, art and urban planning. Researchers will find the letters between Millard Sheets and his wife, Mary Baskerville Sheets, during his World War II service in Asia and the Pacific Rim, to be of particular interest. Their correspondence document the details of Sheets's travel and wartime experience as a staff artist and war correspondent for Life.
The files are arranged alphabetically by correspondent, and then chronologically within each folder.
Ahmanson, Howard and Caroline to "A" miscellaneous are on reel 5676; "A" miscellaneous to Hertel, Susan are on reel 5677; Hirsch, Clement L. to "M" miscellaneous are on reel 5678; "M" miscellaneous to Sotheby Park Bernet are on reel 5679; and Southwest Museum to "Y-Z" miscellaneous are on reel 5680.
Description Container Select
Ahmanson, Howard and Caroline, 1956, 1960-1968, 1985, undated
2
7
Alvin, Joe, 1962-1978
2
8
American Artist, 1968-1971
2
9
Aubin, Philip T., 1964
2
10
"A" miscellaneous, 1943-1946, 1963-1984, undated
2
11-12
Blair, Barbara, 1966, 1973-1974
2
13
Bowles, John and John R. Bowles, 1970-1974
2
14
Brown, Edmund G., 1964
2
15
Bullock's, 1963-1964
2
16
"B" miscellaneous, 1964-1978, undated
2
17-18
Cabalgata Mexicana, Palm Springs, Calif., 1969-1977
2
19
Childs, Kenneth D., 1959, 1961-1970, undated
2
20
Colclough, Phyllis, 1967-1978
2
21
Courtright, Hernando, 1961-1978
2
22
Crain, E. Gene, 1969-1978
2
23
Cruickshank, Charlaleo (Mrs. F. G.), 1965-1967
2
24
"C" miscellaneous, 1929, 1964-1979, undated
2
25-26
Dalzell Hatfield Galleries, Los Angeles, Calif., 1964-1975
2
27
Dieterle, William and Charlotte, 1965-1970
2
28
Dorn, Warren M., 1964
2
29
"D" miscellaneous, 1964-1978, undated
2
30
d'Estournelles de Constant, Vivien, 1974-1977, undated
2
31
"E" miscellaneous, 1964-1980, undated
2
32
Family members, 1929, 1989, undated
2
33
Fine Arts Rental Gallery, Claremont, Calif., 1963-1964, undated
2
34
"F" miscellaneous, 1963-1978, undated
2
35
General Adjustment Bureau, Pomona, Calif., 1965-1966
2
36
Gonzales, Emilio O., 1976
(regarding treatment at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.)
2
37
Graham, Harold E., 1966
2
38
"G" miscellaneous, 1929, 1964-1981, undated
2
39-40
Hebald, Milton, 1964
2
41
Hertel, Susan, 1982
2
42
Hirsch, Clement L., 1963-1964
2
43
Hirsh, Mr. & Mrs. Allan M., Jr., 1965-1971
2
44
Holmes, Milton, 1964-1969, undated
2
45
"H" miscellaneous, 1964-1979, undated
3
1-2
"I" miscellaneous, 1965-1976
3
3
"J" miscellaneous, 1964-1975
3
4
Kapousouz, Vasileos, 1966-1967
3
5
Kristiania Kunst & Metalstøberi, 1971-1974
3
6
Kubly, Don (Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Calif.), 1978-1979
3
7
"K" miscellaneous, 1943, 1964-1978
3
8
Letters of condolence upon death of Millard Sheets, 1989, undated
3
9-15
"L" miscellaneous, 1943, 1965-1978, undated
3
16-17
Mangskau, Connie, 1968
3
18
Manship, Paul, 1963, 1966
3
19
May, Cliff, 1964-1968, 1979
3
20
Maegen, Charles E., Jr. (Lubbock National Bank, Lubbock, Tex.), 1964-1968
3
21
"M" miscellaneous, 1929, 1960-1982, undated
3
22-23
Newsweek, 1965-1966
3
24
Notre Dame, University of, 1965-1978
3
25
"N" miscellaneous, 1964-1979
3
26
O'Brien, William V. (O'Brien's Emporium, Scottsdale, Ariz.), 1960-1961
3
27
"O" miscellaneous, 1965-1979, undated
3
28
Patrick, Andrew McIntosh, 1964-1965
3
29
Patterson, Sam, 1964-1966
3
30
Pollak, Frederick A., 1963-1964
3
31
"P" miscellaneous, 1956, 1960-1989, undated
3
32
"Q" miscellaneous, 1965, 1975
3
33
Rheem Manufacturing Company, Chicago, Ill., 1965
4
1
Rockefeller for President committee, 1964
4
2
"R" miscellaneous, 1964-1978, undated
4
3
Scott, Virginia Steele (see Series 4, Virginia Steele Scott Foundation, 1974-1978, undated), 1971
4
4
Sheets, Clifford, 1964-1966, undated
4
5
Sheets, Mary Baskerville, wife, 1929
4
6-11
Sheets, Mary Baskerville, wife, 1942-1944, 1950-1972
4
12-17
Sheets, Mary Baskerville, wife, undated
4
18
Sheridan, Ellen ( House & Garden), 1964
4
19
Small, George, regarding Ramos Martinez: His Life and Art, 1965-1975
4
20
Sotheby Park Bernet, New York, N.Y., 1976-1977
4
21
Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, Calif., 1964-1965
4
22
Stone, J. Ralph (Santa Rosa Saving & Loan Association, Santa Rosa, Calif.), 1963-1967
4
23
Swartburg, Robert B., 1956-1966
4
24
"S" miscellaneous, 1962-1979, undated
4
25-26
Tucson Chamber of Commerce, 1969
(regarding San Xavier Mission)
4
27
Turner, Rufus L., 1963-1964, undated
4
28
"T" miscellaneous, 1943, 1964-1979, undated
4
29
Unidentified correspondents, 1965-1979, undated
4
30
"U" miscellaneous, 1964-1975
4
31
Veale, Tinkham, 1964-1965
4
32
Villalon, Rene Patino ("Los Pretendientes"), 1970-1971
4
33
"V" miscellaneous, 1961-1973
4
34
"W" miscellaneous, 1964-1981, undated
4
35-36
"Y-Z" miscellaneous, 1966-1984, undated
4
37

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