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Winterhouse Art and Design Collection of Ezra Winter

 Collection
Call Number: ART 17

Scope and Contents

The collection contains published as well as archival materials relating to the life and works of Ezra Winter (1886-1949). The collection reflects research undertaken by Jessica Helfand for the “Ezra Winter Project,” a visual biography of Ezra Winter published online in 12 parts with Design Observer, the leading international graphic design blog of which Helfand is a founding editor.

Dates

  • 1901-2011

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has not been transferred to Yale University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Jessica Helfand and William Drenttel, 2012.

Arrangement

Organized into three series: I. Books, 1901-2011. II. Periodicals, 1911-2011. III. Miscellaneous Research Materials, 1913-2010.

Extent

14 Linear Feet (12 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/arts.art.0017

Overview

The collection contains published as well as archival materials relating to the life and works of Ezra Winter (1886-1949). The collection reflects research undertaken by Jessica Helfand for the “Ezra Winter Project,” a visual biography of Ezra Winter published online in 12 parts with Design Observer, the leading international graphic design blog of which Helfand is a founding editor.

Biographical / Historical

Ezra Augustus Winter (1886-1949) was an American painter, illustrator, and muralist. He was born in Manistee, Michigan, and died in Falls Village, Litchfield County, Connecticut.

Processing Information

The collection maintains the original order imposed by the collector(s).
Title
Guide to the Winterhouse Art and Design Collection of Ezra Winter
Author
Compiled by Melissa Quinones
Date
February2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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