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Pete Schiwetz papers, 1939-1971

Pete Schiwetz papers, 1939-1971

Schiwetz, Pete, 1909-

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 2.0 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)

Summary: Ca. 2,000 letters, including correspondence with family, bronze caster Bruno Bearzi, Carl and Olga Milles, curator Anne Hedmark (at Millesgarden in Stockholm), Clifford West, William McVey, Francis Rich, Herring Coe, Albert Christ-Janer, and others; business correspondence regarding his fountain at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Symbol of the Arts," and other projects; biographical sketch; catalogs; legal and financial papers; and miscellaneous printed materials.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor; Birmingham, Michigan. Was an assistant to Carl Milles. Nicknamed "Tex".

Provenance

Donated 1973 by LeRoy Dahlberg, Schiwetz's attorney.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 812-814 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Pete Schiwetz papers, 1939-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.