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INVENTORY OF THE BILL SCHMIDT FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT COLLECTION, 1883-1987
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Description
Postcards, photographs, museum catalogs, and other printed ephemera assembled by Schmidt show many of Wright’s most famous buildings and note the relationship of his work to that of other architects. The bulk of the collection comprises journals and other printed materials describing Wright, his work, or his ideas; some of the printed ephemera is published by the Taliesin Fellowship. All but two of the publications are listed in R. L. Sweeney's Frank Lloyd Wright: An Annotated Bibliography and are arranged by Sweeney number. The collection also includes copies of letters, plans, and some manuscript material.
Background
Bill Schmidt (also known as Walter Schmidt), was a collector of Frank Lloyd Wright bibliographic and archival material.
Extent
15 linear ft. (45 boxes)
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.