Skip to main content

Olav Hammarstrom papers, 1939-1980

More Information

Jayna M. Josefson
Scope and Contents
The scattered papers of architect and furniture designer Olav Hammarstrom measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1939 to 1980. The bulk of the collection consists of project files of architectural works in the United States and around the world. Project files may include correspondence, drawings and architectural renderings, photographs, and printed material.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Olav Hammarstrom donated his papers to the Archives of American Art in 1983.
Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds an oral history interview with Olav Hammarstrom, conducted 1982 October 21-1983 March 10 by Robert F. Brown. The Cranbrook Archives also holds a collection of Olav Hammarstrom's papers.
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2019.