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Karl Schneider papers, 1910-1962 (bulk 1925-1945)

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Finding aid for the Karl Schneider papers, 1910-1962, bulk 1925-1945
Series II. Sketches and Drawings, 1938-1945 ca. 1,000 sheets
Series II.A. Sketches and Drawings, 9 x 13 or smaller, 1937-1945 ca. 450 sheets
Drawings of architecture, household objects, and furniture. Many were designed for Sear, Roebuck and Company. Some drawings relate to the Julius II Tomb reconstruction project for Edgar Wind. A few drawings are from a Smithsonian Design Competition. There are many cross references between small and oversize sketches, small and oversize photographs, and glass negatives. These cross references are listed after the heading to which they pertain.
Box Folder
2 1 Wettbewerb Banhoft Saloniki, 1937
(See also box 23*)
Drawing of train station, 1937
Labelled in English, "Saloniki - Railroad Station - 1937."
Box Folder
2 2 Sears Store Designs and Plans, ca. 1938-1945
See also boxes 3*, 4*, 14*, 15*, 37, 45*, flatfilefolders 1-9**.
Dept. 730 Memopad, leaves with sketches (7)
Color sketches of Sears designs (2)
Monochrome sketches of Sears designs,
Including floorplans (28), aerial perspectives (14), storefronts (6), and misc (10).
Box Folder
2 3 Sears Products Designs, Furniture, ca. 1938-1945
See also boxes 5*, 6*, 16*, 45*
Monochrome sketch of automobile (1)
Sketches of various designs for chairs (11)
Sketches of various designs for desks (8)
Sketches of cabinets, shelves, etc. (6)
Sketches of tables (9)
Box Folder
2 4 Sears Products Designs, Furniture, ca. 1938-1945
Living room furniture (8)
Bedroom furniture (6)
Kitchen ensembles (4)
Various items, including coat rack, bar, etc.. (12)
Box Folder
2 5 Sears Products Designs, Tea Kettles, ca. 1938-1945
See also boxes 6*, 17*.
Monochrome sketches of designs for tea kettles (17)
Color sketches of designs for tea kettles (29)
Box Folder
2 6 Sears Products Designs, Appliances, ca. 1938-1945
See also boxes 6*, 7*, 17*, 18*, 19*, 45*.
Color sketches of faucets (3)
Monochrome sketches of Mercury Waterwitch (4)
Various appliances, including silverware, sweeper (7)
Box Folder
2 7 Sears Products Designs, Tools, ca. 1938-1945
See also boxes 8*, 20*, 21*, 45*, flatfile** folder 8.
Color sketches of "Drill Press Dunlap," 1941 (3)
Color sketches of hammers (2)
Color sketches of wrenches (2)
Box Folder
2 8 Study for a Revolving Movie Camera, "Franklin Eight" for the Franklin Firm, Oct 1941
See also boxes 8*, 22*.
Plans with written descriptions (4)
Basic sketches (6)
Sketch of a crest engraved "Franklin 8" (1)
Box Folder
2 9 Advertisements of Karl Schneider's products, ca. 1940-1941
See also box 9*.
Cookware
"The Kitchen of Tomorrow"
Electric drills
Other products
Box Folder
2 10 Prints of Karl Schneider-designed products for Sears, Roebuck and Company, 1941-1942
Top of the Range Glass Ware, 1941
Includes one of each percolator, tea kettle, drip coffee maker, skillet, casserole, double broiler, and sauce pan.
Wood K.D. Kitchen Cabinet Ensemble (5) 1941
Dish Cabinet (1) 1941
Wood Turning Lathe (4) 1941
Lawn Chaise Lounge (2) 1942
Box Folder
2 11 Commercial Architecture Designs and Plans, ca. 1938-1945
See also boxes 9*, 10*, 23*, 25*.
Color sketches, perspective views (8)
Monochrome sketches, including perspective views (17), floorplans (3), and misc. (4)
Box Folder
2 12 Commercial architecture designs and plans, ca. 1938-1945
Apartment Rechteck-Grundriß (3) 13 December 1942
Sports Stadium with clock (3)
Unidentified sketches of buildings/apartment complexes
Box Folder
2 13 Smithsonian Competition Designs, ca. 1939
See also boxes 11*, 24*.
Color sketches, plans and perspectives (26)
Monochrome sketches, plans and perspectives (14)
Box Folder
2 14 House Designs, ca. 1938-1945
See also boxes 12*, 25*, 37.
House Morgan, Color aerial view (1) 1941
Various Houses: aerial & frontal perspectives, 2 color, 7 monochrome
Floor plans: 1 color, 42 monochrome
Box Folder
2 15 House Design for Karl and Ursula Schneider, ca. 1938-1945
Notes
2 pp.
Pencil sketches, floorplans (3)
Sketches of a garden house, perspective and floorplan (2)
Likely for Karl Schneider and Ursula Wolff-Schneider.
Box Folder
2 16 Theater Designs, ca. 1938-1945
See also boxes 12*, 24*.
Color sketches, incl. aerial perspectives and floorplans (6)
Monochrome sketches, floorplans (6)
Box Folder
2 17 Small Sketchbooks, ca. 1938-1945
"Insulux Glass Blocks" note pad, Jan 1941
5 pp. with 6 drawings of commercial architecture, ink and pencil, and 2 pp. notes.
5 x 7 note pad
Includes an ink sketch of a villa (Le Corbusier?) and 7 pp. floorplans, ink and colored pencil.
Box Folder
2 18 Miscellaneous Sketches (subjects unidentified) ca. 1938-1945
Monochrome sketches, 8.5 x 11 in. (8)
Color sketch, ca. 4 x 6 in. (1)
Box Folder
2 19 Julius II Tomb Reconstruction Project for Prof. Edgar Wind, ca. 1942-1944
See also boxes 13*, 26*, 27*, 37, 56, 59*.
18 pp. of drawings and notes, ink.
Photographic prints of Brunelleschi architecture (4)
Sketch
List of objects


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