crown CU Home > Libraries Home
Columbia University Libraries Archival CollectionsRare Book & Manuscript Library Collections
 

   Florine Stettheimer Papers, [ca. 1920]-1940

Download and Print CitationContact Bookmark Share

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Florine Stettheimer Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

COinS Metadata available (e.g., for Zotero).

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079368 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Stettheimer, Florine, 1871-1944.
Title:Florine Stettheimer Papers, [ca. 1920]-1940
Physical description:ca. 900 items (7 boxes, 40 v., 1 portfolio)
Language(s):In English
Access: Subseries III.3: Figurines requires advance notice to use. Please contact the RBML to set up an appointment to view these items. This collection is located on-site.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 8 series:

Return to top

Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, scrapbooks of clippings and photographs, reproductions of art works, two portfolios of original drawings, and the puppets for Stein's opera Four Saints In Three Acts .

Series I: Correspondence

Series II: Manuscripts

Series III: Original artwork by Stettheimer

Subseries III.1: Unbound

Subseries III.2: Journals

Series IV: Original artwork (not by Stettheimer)

Series V: Scrapbook

Series VI: Photographs

Some photographs have multiple copies and might be found in more than one location. The count indicated is often for all of the items in both locations.

Subseries VI.1: Stettheimer's work

Subseries VI.2: Artwork other than Stettheimer's

Subseries VI.3: Stettheimer apartments

Subseries VI.4: Carrie Stettheimer's dollhouse

Subseries VI.5: Family and friends

Series VII: Printed Material

Some notices, catalogues and articles have multiple copies and might be found in more than one location

Subseries VII.1: Exhibition/performance notices and invitations

Subseries VII.2: Catalogues

Subseries VII.3: Magazines and books

Subseries VII.4: Clippings and articles

Subseries VII.5: Printed Score

Series VIII: Audio Visual

Subseries VIII.1: Video Cassettes

Return to top

Using the Collection

RBML

Access Restrictions

Subseries III.3: Figurines requires advance notice to use. Please contact the RBML to set up an appointment to view these items. This collection is located on-site.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Florine Stettheimer Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Return to top

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 09/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-03-25 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

Return to top

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

All links open new windows.

Genre/Form

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Drawings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Costume.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Operas--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Puppet plays.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Set designers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Women artists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Return to top

History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

American artist, theatrical set designer. Stettheimer is perhaps best known for the lavish sets and costumes she designed for the first American production, in 1934, of Gertrude Stein's opera Four Saints In Three Acts , with music by Virgil Thomson.

Return to top