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Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1997

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Series 3: Subject Files, 1907-1988
1.3 linear feet
Boxes 1-2, OV 16

Subject files contain various combinations of correspondence, photographs, printed material, and drawings reflecting Schaeffer's activities, projects, and interests.
The series is arranged alphabetically by folder title.
DescriptionContainer
Arts and Skills (Red Cross work at Letterman Hospital), 1943-1944, undated
1
24
Arts Festival, 1956-1957, undated
1
25
Baker, Auda, 1941-1948, undated
1
26
Ball, Katherine, 1947-1949, undated
1
27
California College of Arts and Crafts Honorary Degree (April 28, 1980), 1979-1980
1
28
California Labor School, 1944-1947, undated
1
29
Chang Dai-Chen, 1970, undated
1
30
Chinese Art Purchases from Alice Boney Chinese Art, 1948-1949
1
31
Chinese Moon Festival, 1956
1
32
Clements, Grace, 1953-1955
1
33
Color in Parks, 1954
1
34
Color Prints, 1940, undated
1
35
Confucius Commemorative Day Ceremony, 1982
1
36
Docili, Peter and Alexandra, 1972-1987, undated
1
37
Dow, Arthur, 1917-1979
1
38
Dutch Boy Paint (Rudolph Schaeffer color consultant), 1937-1940, undated
1
39
East-West Gallery Exhibitions
Archaeological Finds of the People's Republic of China
, 1974-1975
1
40
Art of Stones and Chinese Woodblock Prints
, 1966
1
41
Art of the Pictogram
, 1950
1
42
Color Block Prints of China
, 1981
1
43
Design Through the Chinese Eye
, 1955-1957
1
44
Fat-Shan and Shih-Wan Wares of South China
, 1950
1
45
Form and Color
, 1950
1
46
Nature and the Chinese Eye
, 1950
1
47
Emporium (department store), 1935-1947
1
48
European Shopping Trip (includes receipt for porcelain purchases), 1926-1927
1
49
Flower Arrangement, 1932-1960, undated
1
50
Former Students, 1927-1982, undated
1
51-54
Freer Gallery of Art 50th Anniversary, 1973
1
55
Furniture Design, 1930, undated
1
56
Furniture Fashion Exposition (student competition), 1963
1
57
Gardens and Flowers, 1935-1973, undated
2
1
Henri, Robert, undated
2
2
Hidel, Nankoku, 1960-1969, undated
2
3
Hutchinson, Robert (former student), 1983
2
4
Huttenlocher, Faye, 1948-1982, undated
2
5
Ikebana, 1975-1976
2
6
Iowa (Iowa State College, Federated Garden Clubs of Iowa, Iowa State Horticultural Society), 1942-1943
2
7
Irwin Paint Company, 1957
2
8
Japanese Relocation, 1943
2
9
Kaneko, Hiroko, 1971-1988, undated
2
10
Kartus, Sidney, 1957
2
11
Kellogg, Rhoda, undated
2
12
Krevitsky, Nik, 1966-1967
2
13
KRON-TV "Color for Television" Course, 1966-1967
2
14
Liebes, Dorothy, 1939
2
15
Los Angeles County Museum, 1952
2
16
Macky, Spencer, 1948-1959
2
17
Mexico, 1948
2
18
M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, 1957-1966
2
19
Munich Trip (U.S. Commission on Education group to study color in trade school Curriculum), 1914
2
20
National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies of Great Britain, 1972-1973
2
21
Negroes, 1943-1945, undated
2
22-23
Oriental Art Study Group, 1982-1983
2
24
"Other Lives ? Other Times" (clippings, possibly intended for a scrapbook), 1942-1957, undated
2
25
Polytechnic Elementary School, Pasadena, 1910-1968, undated
2
26-27
Puccinelli, Raymond, 1957-1959, undated
2
28
Randall School (Rudolph Schaeffer, teacher), 1907, 1945
2
29
"The Rock" (2255 Mariposa St., final location of Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design), 1947-1971, undated
2
30
Rudolph Schaeffer Day (June 26, 1986), 1986-1987
2
31
Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design Closing, 1984
2
32
Rudolph Schaeffer School of Design Fund Raising Dinner, 1983
2
33
Sannomiya, Miya, 1934-1958, undated
2
34
Shivram and Janaki, 1954-1964, undated
2
35
Society for Asian Art and "Treasures of the Orient" (exhibition), 1976-1979
2
36
Summer School of Decorative Art/Summer School of Creative Decoration (Rudolph Schaeffer with Douglas Donaldson), 1910s
2
37
Taxes, 1957-1971
2
38
Theatre for the World, San Francisco, 1956, undated
2
39
Thurman, Howard, 1959-1978, undated
2
40
Tobey, Mark, 1958-1977, undated
2
41-42
Toor, Evelyn, 1955
2
43
Weygers, Alexander G., 1955-1959, undated
2
44
William Gaskin Memorial Lectures on Japanese Painting and Sculpture, 1970-1971, undated
2
45
Women's City Club Exhibition of Decorative Arts, 1929-1930, undated
2
46
Wood, Leona, undated
2
47
Women's City Club Exhibition of Decorative Arts, Installation Plans, undated
OV 16

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