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Records of Henry Adams: "Viktor Schreckengost and 20th Century Design

Box List

Series 1: Biographical Information [View Series 1 Description]

Box 1
  1. Timeline: personal, professional and exhibitions
  2. Schreckengost Awards
  3. Cleveland Institute of Art- 1996 Schreckengost exhibit: label copy and correspondence
  4. Object chronology (1939-1969)
  5. Exhibition cards- alphabetical by gallery name
  6. Exhibition cards (chronological) 1929-1947
  7. Exhibition cards (chronological) 1948-1962
  8. Exhibition cards (chronological) 1963-1982
  9. Exhibition cards (chronological) 1983-1997
Box 2
  1. Object cards- A-B
  2. Object cards- C-D
  3. Object cards- E-F
  4. Object cards- G-I
  5. Object cards- J-N
  6. Object cards- O-R
Box 3
  1. Object cards- S-T
  2. Object cards- U-Z and "Extra"
  3. Design Patents #93,959-194,158
  4. Design Patents #194,324-221,120
  5. Utility Patents #2,516,705-2,798,739
  6. Patents- Chronological list of patents; miscellaneous notes; and Don (Viktor'sbrother) and Harold C. (relationship unknown) Schreckengost patents
  7. Schreckengost nomination for National Medal of Arts- correspondence and materials (1993-1996, 1999)
Box 10
  1. Schreckengost Nomination packet

Series 2: Subject Files [View Series 2 Description]

Box 3
  1. African-American subjects ceramics
  2. Airport mural
  3. John Axelrod; collector (biographical information on Schreckengost, catalog comments)
Box 4
  1. Bicycles
  2. Cleveland School of Art/Cleveland Institute of Art
  3. Cowan [Pottery], Jazz Bowls
  4. Culver Trophy (1939)
  5. Giusseppe Delana (Schreckengost's student)
  6. Dinnerware
  7. Exhibition catalog- introduction, stray thoughts/bits and pieces
  8. General research/ Background material
  9. May Show and Schreckengost
  10. Murray Company
  11. Nottingham-Spirk Design Associates (students of Schreckengost)/ Little Tikes
  12. Pedal cars
  13. Post-war industrial design
  14. Printing presses
  15. Product advertisements
Box 5
  1. Sebring, Ohio
  2. Stage designs
  3. Fred Stross
  4. Two-dimensional work
  5. Trucks

Series 3: Correspondence [View Series 3 Description]

Box 5
  1. General (alphabetical)
  2. Bicycle Museum (lender)
  3. Cincinnati Art Galleries
  4. Cleveland Institute of Art
  5. Documentary film on Schreckengost
  6. Exhibition details (proposal-research-installation) in-house (alphabetical)
  7. Exhibition touring (chronological)
  8. Formal requests for loan/ loan documentation (alphabetical)
  9. Stephen Knapp
  10. Potential contacts (alphabetical by contact)
  11. Private owners- offers to lend; request for more information (alphabetical)
  12. Exhibition catalog
  13. Requests for exhibition financial support (alphabetical by donor)
  14. Requests for information on Schreckengost's work in collections (alphabetical)
  15. Rowfant Club
  16. Viktor Schreckengost

Series 4: Exhibition Records [View Series 4 Description]

Box 5
  1. Exhibition Committee candidates
  2. Exhibition Design Planning meeting minutes and correspondence
  3. NEA [National Endowment for the Arts] grant materials
  4. NEH [National Endowment for the Humanities] grant proposal "American Icons Exhibition"
  5. Object fact sheets
  6. Exhibition lists (checklists 8/5/99-8/8/00; other object/ loan lists)
Box 6
  1. New media initiatives concepts for exhibition
  2. People to interview for Schreckengost documentary film
  3. Audio tour script
  4. Opening
  5. Lecture materials and outlines
  6. Schreckengost Symposium
  7. Schreckengost interview transcripts No. 1-4 (March 1998 [no tape]; 5/21/98; 6/4/98; 6/9/98)
  8. Schreckengost interview transcripts No. 5-8 (7/3/98; 7/16/98; 7/31/98; 6/21/99 [no tape])
  9. Henry Adams- Miscellaneous notes
Box 8
  1. Comment book (oversize)
Box 10
  1. CMA Press Kit materials

Series 5: Photographs

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Box 6
  1. Photos of objects at Schreckengost home (prints) by Adams
  2. Photos of objects at Schreckengost home (negatives) by Adams
  3. Photos from Robert E. Taylor from event with Schreckengost and Henry Adams
  4. Photocopies of miscellaneous photos of Schreckengost and others (mostly identified)
Box 9
  1. CMA photographs of works in the exhibition [1]
  2. CMA photographs of works in the exhibition [2]
  3. CMA photographs of works in the exhibition [3]
  4. CMA photographs of works in the exhibition [4]
Box 10
  1. CMA photographs; supplemental and historical photographs (some transparencies)
  2. Photographs, including CMA photographs, colored photographs, historical photographs [1]
  3. Photographs, including CMA photographs, colored photographs, historical photographs [2]

Series 6: Audio cassettes — interviews by Adams with Schreckengost

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Box 8
  1. V. Schreckengost 5/21/98
  2. V. Schreckengost 6/4/98
  3. V. Schreckengost 6/9/98
  4. V. Schreckengost 7/3/98
  5. V. Schreckengost 7/16/98
  6. V. Schreckengost 7/31/98

Series 7: Conservation (A2001.070)

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Box 6
  1. Correspondence (internal and external); packing list; packing and shipping schedule
  2. Treatment Proposals (signed originals)
  3. Incoming condition reports
  4. Receipt: Incoming Objects
  5. Examination Report - Schreckengost "Blue Revel" 1931
  6. Loan Agreements
  7. Object photograph negatives
Box 7
  1. TIF files (2 CD-R's, each with drive directory)
  2. Treatment Files (includes treatment proposal, treatment report and photographic documentation).1964.1932, I-1999-001306
  3. Treatment Files (includes treatment proposal, treatment report and photographic documentation). I-1999-001404
  4. Treatment Files (includes treatment proposal, treatment report and photographic documentation). I-2000-001769/1, I-2000-001861
  5. Treatment Files (includes treatment proposal, treatment report and photographic documentation). I-2000-001876/1, I-2000-001880/1, I-2000-001881/3, I-2000-001882/1, I-2000-001884/1, I-2000-001885/1, I-2000-001888/1
  6. Treatment Files (includes treatment proposal, treatment report and photographic documentation).I-2000-001889/1, I-2000-001890/5, I-2000-001900/1, I-2000-001933/1, I2000-002099, I-2000-002102/1