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An unidentified design student's notebook, 1908 July

Archives of American Art


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item

Summary: Lined notebook, covers missing. Full of notes from an unidentified student in a design class, entries in pencil, dated July 1 through July 10, 1908. Many illustrations of household objects, ornamental patterns and flowers in crayon or colored pencil. Note on final page references a design book: Style of ornament by Alex Speltz, Bruno Hessling.


Donated by Leonard Nezin, whose relationship to the creator of the notebook is unknown. Nezin guessed that the creator was a student at Columbia University.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Item has been digitized and is available on the Archives of American Art's website.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

How to Cite This Collection

An unidentified design student's notebook, 1908 July. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.