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Wendell Castle papers, 1965-1975

Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018

Sculptor, Furniture designer

Collection Information

Size: 0.6 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of Rochester, New York-based furniture designer, sculptor, and educator Wendell Castle measure 0.6 linear feet and date from 1965 to 1975. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence with galleries, museums, universities, clients, friends, and colleagues. Also found is a small amount of other material such as resumes, financial records, price lists, notes, and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Wendell Castle (1932-2018) was a furniture designer, sculptor, and educator based in Rochester, New York. He was born in Emporia, Kansas and received both his bachelor's in industrial design and master's in sculpture from the University of Kansas. He taught at the School for American Craftsmen and the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Provenance

The Wendell Castle papers were donated to the Archives of American Art in 1982 by Wendell Castle.

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Language Note

English .