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Job 7, Mrs. Felix Wilckes 1930-1942 [subseries]
 
[Mrs. Felix Wilckes apartment, Hotel Carlyle (New York, N.Y.). Architectural furniture. Remodeling] 1930-1931
 
Drawings, #.00185-00202 [1931]. (18 sheets (various media; 72.7 x 91.1 cm.; 28-5/8 x 35-7/8 inches or smaller)) (72.7 x 91.1 cm.; 28-5/8 x 35-7/8 inches or smaller)

(This set consists of 10 pencil on tracing paper, 5 pencil and crayon on tracing paper, 2 blueprints on paper, and 1 photomechanical print. Drawing no. 2 was found misfiled in the archival folder for Mrs. Felix Wilckes' 136 East 64th Street residence. Drawing no. 16 for Mrs. Felix Wilckes' penthouse apt. at 151 East 80th Street notes her apartment no. for 35 East 76th Street to be Apt. 12 [E? or C?] (illegible).)

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Typical floor plan 3rd to 12th inclusive. Owner and builder Calvin-Morris Corporation, 247 Park Avenue. ([NYDA.1986.004.00185])

(Many notes penciled in.)

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3/4" scale drawing of furniture on east wall in foyer and living rm. [showing oblique view and plan with measurements of shelves and cabinets] : Drawing no. 1 / [P.S.] circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00186])

(With notes. Date on archives has a "1" marked over the "3".)

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[Axonometric views with measurements of a sofa, a chair, and an easy chair] : Drawing no. 2 circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00187]) [view image]
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Chair for bedroom [showing plan and side elevation with measurements and an axonometric view] : Drawing no. 3 circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00188]) [view image]
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[Leather easy chair showing axonometric view with measurements] : Drawing no. 4 circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00189])

(Notes material to be used.)

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[Nest of tables and cabinet showing measured oblique views] : Drawing no. 5 circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00190]) [view image]
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Revised measurements [of wooden chair showing an axonometric view, side elevation and plan; a desk showing oblique views of front and back sides; and an oblique view of a day-bed] : Drawing no. 6 circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00191]) [view image]
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Two enclosure and arrangement of mirror [for bedroom showing elevation and plan] : Drawing no. 7 / [P.S.] circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00192])

(Drawing also noted as Job.W.1.

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[Radiator enclosures in living room showing elevation, plan, section, and dimetric view, all with measurements] : Drawing no. 8 / [P.S.] Drawing also noted as Job.W.1. circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00193]) [view image]
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[Day-bed, desk, square table, and low-table showing oblique views with measurements, and a round-table showing an axonometric view with measurements] : Drawing no. 9 Drawing notes materials to be used. circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00194]) [view image]
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Type A 1/4 full size [view of a light (?) fixture] : Drawing no. 10A / [P.S.] circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00195]) [view image]
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Ceiling fixture [showing plan and section with measurements] : Drawing no. 10B / [P.S.] circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00196])

(Drawing also noted as Job W.1.)

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[Standing floor lamp showing elevation and section] : Drawing no. 10C / [P.S.] circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00197]) [view image]
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[Standing floor lamp showing elevation with detailed sections] : Drawing no. 10D / [P.S.] Drawing notes materials to be used. circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00198]) [view image]
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Designs for [4 lamps showing elevations with measurements] : Drawing no. 10E circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00199]) [view image]
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F.S.D. [of elevation of table lamp] : Drawing no. 10F / [P.S.] Drawing notes materials to be used. circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00200]) [view image]
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[Table lamp showing F.S. section with measurements] : Drawing no. 10G / [P.S.] Drawing notes materials to be used. circa 1931 ([NYDA.1986.004.00201]) [view image]
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Designs for [4 lamps showing elevations with measurements] : Drawing no. 11. ([NYDA.1986.004.00202])

(Copied from 1986.004.00199. Notes are penciled on recto and verso.)

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Papers
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Correspondence, orders, estimates, invoices.

(Folder 1 worked with the following people and companies: Mrs. Felix Wilckes, Kurt Versen Co. (lighting), Francis Miller (designer), H. Carmichael Smith (carpets), Mallin Furniture Co., The Johnson Leather Co., Norman Milton Carpet Co., Bigelow Carpet Service Co., Nathan Lyons Inc. (glass), Decorative Iron Works, Lesher Whitman & Co., Jules DuBois Moulding Co. Inc., Eileen McNamara Inc. (draperies and furniture), Morton Sundour Co., Emil Reiss (painter, decorator), Western Venetian Blind Co., Greepoint Electric Co., Mallin Furniture Co., Johnson Leather Co., and others)

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[Mrs. Felix Wilckes penthouse apartment, 151 East 80th Street (New York, N.Y.). Remodeling. Alterations.] 1933-1934
 
Drawings, #.00203-00221 [August-October 1933] (19 sheets (various media; 60.1 x 73 cm.; 23-3/4 x 28-3/4 inches or smaller)) (60.1 x 73 cm.; 23-3/4 x 28-3/4 inches or smaller)

(This set consists of 16 pencil on tracing paper and 3 pencil and crayon on tracing paper.)

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[Preliminary scheme showing floor plan with furniture layout] ([NYDA.1986.004.00203])

(1)

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[Revised floor plan] : Drawing no. 1 August 10, 1933 ([NYDA.1986.004.00204])

(Revised September 14, 1933. Notes alterations)

(2)

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Plan of living room [showing furniture layout] : Drawing no. 2 [August 1933] ([NYDA.1986.004.00205])

(3)

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[Living room and dining alcove, preliminary scheme showing interior elevations] ([NYDA.1986.004.00211])

(4)

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[Living room and dining alcove showing interior elevations with measurements] : Drawing no. 3 August 10, 1933 revised September 14, 1933 1933 ([NYDA.1986.004.00212])

(5)

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Detail of window enclosure [showing plan, elevations, and section with measurements] : Drawing no. 4 August 15, 1933 ([NYDA.1986.004.00206])

(6)

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Window detail, south elevation of living room, showing exact position of new fixed sash and of louvres over doors, [and section of head of jamb over new fixed sash, with measurements] : Drawing no. 5 August 23, 1933 ([NYDA.1986.004.00207])

(Address is incorrectly noted as "151 LEX. Ave, N.Y.C.")

(7)

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Design for mantle [sic] in liv. rm. [showing interior elevation] : Drawing no. 6 [August 1933] ([NYDA.1986.004.00208])

(8)

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Bedroom elevations [showing north, south, east and west interiors] : Drawing no. 7 [August 1933] ([NYDA.1986.004.00209])

(9)

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[Bedroom elevations, preliminary scheme showing north, south, east and west elevations with measurements] : Drawing no. 8 [August 30, 1933], revised, September 14, 1933 1933 ([NYDA.1986.004.00210])

(10)

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[Bedroom details, with measurements, of elevation of east wall showing arrangement of mirrors, drawer cabinet and dress table; elevation of south wall showing radiator enclosure, cupboard, and glass shelves above; side and inside elevations of drawer cabinet and dressing table; and an inside elevation and section of the cupboard] : Drawing no. 9 August 30, 1933 ([NYDA.1986.004.00213])

(11)

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Mirror and glass shelf layout [with measurements] for bedroom [showing elevation of east wall showing arrangement of mirrors, wood cabinets and glass shelf; and elevation of south wall showing radiator enclosure, cupboard, and glass shelves above] : Drawing no. 10 [August 1933] ([NYDA.1986.004.00214])

(12)

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[Axonometric view of furnished bedroom] ([NYDA.1986.004.00215])

(13)

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Elevation showing scheme for cutting down old bookshelf and for arranging enclosures for old radio mechanism : Drawing no. 11 October 2, 1933 ([NYDA.1986.004.00216])

(14)

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[Details of metal tube support for glass shelve, in bedroom, showing elevation, section and axomometric view] : Drawing 12 [October 1933] ([NYDA.1986.004.00217])

(15)

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Electric fixture [showing elevation and plan] : Drawing no. 13 [October 1933] ([NYDA.1986.004.00218])

(Noted as "Type C")

(16)

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Design of reflector [showing F.S. elevation of end and sections, and plan] : Drawing no. 14 [October 1933] ([NYDA.1986.004.00219])

(17)

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Paint schedule (preliminary) [showing a chart] : Drawing no. 15 August 23, 1933 ([NYDA.1986.004.00220])

(18)

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Carpet lay-out [showing floor plan with measurements] : Drawing no. 16 [August 1933] ([NYDA.1986.004.00221])

(Drawing notes Mrs. Felix Wilckes' "present address (35 East 76th St.) Apt 12 [e? or c?]")

(19)

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Papers
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Correspondence and invoices

(from the following: Paul Scholze (wood work), Eileen McNamara (upholstery), Jensen-Lewis Co. (awning-sample of material included), Howard Schaffer Inc. (fabrics), H. Carmichael Smith (carpets), Bellmann Construction Co., among others.)

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Orders and bills paid.

(Worked with the following people and companies: Mrs. Felix Wilckes, Metropa Fabrics, J.H. Thorp & Co. (upholstery and drapery), Eileen McNamara (draperies and furniture), H. Carmichael Smith (carpets), Johnson Leather Co., Bellmann Construction Co., Paul Scholze, and others.)

 
[Mrs. Felix Wilckes penthouse apartment, 136 East 64th Street (New York, N.Y.). Remodeling. Alterations] 1937-1938, 1940-1942
 
Drawings, #. 00222-.00241 June 15, 1937-January 28, 1942 (20 sheets (various media; 60.5 x 103.8 cm.; 23-7/8 x 40-7/8 inches or smaller)) (60.5 x 103.8 cm.; 23-7/8 x 40-7/8 inches or smaller)

(This set consists of 7 pencil on paper, 4 pencil on tracing paper, 4 blueprints on paper, 2 blueprints and crayon on paper, 1 blueline print on paper, 1 blueline print and watercolor on paper, and 1 pencil and crayon on tracing paper.)

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[Floor plan with measurements showing furniture lay-out; north, south, east and west elevations of the foyer; detail of curtain track support in dining room showing elevation and a F.S.D. of end of rod; and other section details] : Drawing 1 6/15/1937 ([NYDA.1986.004.00222])

(Heavily noted. Section details are keyed to Drawing 2.)

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[Floor plan with measurements showing furniture lay-out; north, south, east and west elevations of the foyer; and 4 section details] : Drawing 1 6/15/1937 ([NYDA.1986.004.00223])

(Heavily noted. Copied from 1986.004.00222. Section details are keyed to Drawing 2.)

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[Floor plan with measurements showing furniture lay-out and detail section of radiator enclosure] : Drawing 1 6/15/1937 ([NYDA.1986.004.00224])

(Heavily noted. Copied from 1986.004.00222.)

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Int. elevations [showing north, south, east, and west views of the dining room, living room, hall, and bedroom; and a section detail] : Drawing 2 6/15/1937 ([NYDA.1986.004.00225])

(Key for section details in Drawing 1. Heavily noted.)

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Int. elevations [showing north, south, east, and west views of the dining room, living room, hall, and bedroom; and a section detail] : Drawing 2 6/15/1937 ([NYDA.1986.004.00226])

(Key for section details in Drawing 1. Heavily noted and coded by color.)

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Int. elevations [showing north, south, east, and west views of the dining room, living room, hall, and bedroom; and a section detail] : Drawing 2 6/15/1937 ([NYDA.1986.004.00227])

(Key for section details in Drawing 1. Heavily noted.)

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Carpet lay-out [showing floor plan] : Drawing 4 7/21/1937 ([NYDA.1986.004.00228]) [view image]
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Carpet lay-out [showing floor plan with measurements] : Drawing 5 7/22/1937 ([NYDA.1986.004.00229]) [view image]
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Isometric [i.e. axonometric] drawing of corner bench for dng. rm. [with measurements] 7/20/1937 ([NYDA.1986.004.00230])

(Notes assemblage and materials to be used.)

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[Study of dining room showing plans with measurements]. ([NYDA.1986.004.00231]) [view image]
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[Study of the hall and foyer showing plan with measurements]. ([NYDA.1986.004.00232]) [view image]
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[Study of the living room showing plan with measurements]. ([NYDA.1986.004.00233]) [view image]
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[Study of bedroom showing plan with measurements]. ([NYDA.1986.004.00234]) [view image]
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Recessed fixture no. 63280 [showing F.S. section] : Drawing no. 372-231 / Kurt Versen, Inc., [Contemporary Lighting]; drawn by Ketcham 2/2/1937 ([NYDA.1986.004.00235]) [view image]
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[Ceiling fixture no. 9212 showing a dimetric view] / Kurt Versen, Inc. [Contemporary Lighting]. ([NYDA.1986.004.00236])

(Found with letter to Muschenheim from Kurt Versen, Inc., signed and dated July 23, 1937.)

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Ceiling fixture no. 9212 [showing a F.S. cross section and longitudinal section] : Drawing no. 377-281 / Kurt Versen, Inc. [Contemporary Lighting]; drawn by H.K. 7/28/1937 ([NYDA.1986.004.00237]) [view image]
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Trough lighting [showing a F.S. section] : Drawing no. 377-282 / Kurt Versen, Inc. [Contemporary Lighting]; drawn by: H.K. 7/28/1937 ([NYDA.1986.004.00238])

(Notes penciled in.)

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[Lighting fixture no. 9031 showing a perspective sketch and a section] / Kurt Versen, Inc. [Contemporary Lighting] 1/2/1942 ([NYDA.1986.004.00239])

(Found with letter to Muschenheim from Kurt Versen, Inc., signed and dated January 1, 1942.)

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[Lighting fixture no.9031SP. showing a perspective sketch and a section] / Kurt Versen, Inc. [Contemporary Lighting]; [drawn by] B.G. 1/12/1942 ([NYDA.1986.004.00240])

(Found with letter to Muschenheim from Kurt Versen, Inc. signed and dated January 14, 1942.)

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[Lighting fixture no. 9031SP. showing] plan looking down at shelf, plan of reflector, [and 3 sections] : Drawing no. 421-161 / Kurt Versen, Inc., [Contemporary Lighting]; drawn by B.G. 1/28/1942 ([NYDA.1986.004.00241]) [view image]
 
Papers
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Correspondence, bills:

(Worked with the following people and companies: Kurt Versen Company, Mrs. Felix Wilckes ("Aunt Hedell [Hedwig]), H. Carmichael Smith (carpets), Howard and Schaffer Inc. (fabrics), Paul Scholze (cabinet work), among others. Among the correspondence is 3 letters to William Muschenheim from Hede Wilckes.)

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Accounts:

(various bills, certificates, order forms, and invoices. Material relates to alterations for the apartment of Mrs. Felix Wilckes. Worked with the following: Kurt Versen Co., Clark & Howes Inc., Francis Miller, H. Carmichael Smith, Paul Scholze, Thonet Brothers, Gunn & Latchford, J.G. Wilson Corp., Lustbader Upholstery Co., Carl Ber (painting), George S. Nichols Co., Gustav F. Wild, and others.)

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Estimates:

(worked with Kurt Versen Co. (lighting), Lustbader Upholstering Co., Paul Scholze (cabinet work, woodwork), Carl Berg (painter), The J.G. Wilson Corp. (blinds-sample included), and others.)

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Archival, from Surveys

(samples of materials, colors, and straw matting)