Donald Deskey Archive

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Project files contain magazine and newspaper clippings, reviews, correspondence, renderings, floor plans, perspective drawings, site plans, sketches, preliminary drawings, patents, stationery, labels, and technical reports. There is an extensive collection of photographs and slides of many of Deskey's packaging designs, interiors, furnishings, and exhibition installations. The files of Donald Deskey Associates include organizational charts, client lists, proposals and financial records. Some of Deskey's personal correspondence, speeches, articles, and family photographs are included. Materials cover the period from 1927-1975.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Designer
Donald Deskey, American, 1894–1989
Credit Line
Gift of Donald Deskey
Medium
magazine and newspaper clippings, reviews, correspondence, renderings, floor plans, perspective drawings, site plans, sketches, preliminary drawings, patents, stationery, labels, technical reports, photographs, and slides.
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Archives Department
1927–89
Type
archive
Object Name
Archives
Type
Archives
Accession Number
1975-11-77