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A Finding Aid to the Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1898-1977, bulk 1915-1977

Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1898-1977, bulk 1915-1977

Robsjohn-Gibbings, Terence Harold, 1905-1976

Interior designer

Collection Information

Size: 13.4 linear feet

Summary: The papers of furniture and interior designer Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings measure 13.4 linear feet and date from 1898 to 1977, with the bulk of material dating from 1915 to 1977. Found within the papers are biographical material, correspondence, writings, project files, printed materials, artwork including 4 sketchbooks, 30 scrapbooks documenting Robsjohn-Gibbings career, and photographs of Robsjohn-Gibbings and his work.

Biographical/Historical Note

Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings (1905-1976) was a furniture and interior designer who lived and worked in New York City and Athens, Greece.

Provenance

Portions of the Terence Robsjohn-Gibbings papers were donated by the artist in 1966. In 1977, Margaret Carson donated a manuscript copy of "The Cuckoo Sings." Later in 1977, the bulk of additional material in the collection was donated to the Archives of American Art by Robsjohn-Gibbing's associate and executor, Carlton Pullin.

Funding

Processing of this collection was funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art.