Skip to main content

Victor Proetz letters to Max Putzel, 1935 [and undated]

Proetz, Victor, 1897-1966

Interior designer, Architect


Collection Information

Size: 13 letters (on partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Letters mostly concern an article that Proetz is preparing for House and Garden magazine about architecture in St. Louis. Proetz, writing from New Haven and New York City, writes to Putzel in St. Louis to ask Putzel to photograph architectural details for his proposed article. One letter includes thumbnail sketches and the location of doors, railings, and windows in St. Louis that are important to his article.

Biographical/Historical Note

Proetz was an architect and interior designer; New York, N.Y. and Washington, D.C.; Putzel, a newpaper reporter for the St. Louis Post Dispatch and friend of Proetz.


Donated 1994 by Max Putzel.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reel 5279 (fr. 911-952) 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

Victor Proetz letters to Max Putzel, 1935 [and undated]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.