Geddes, Norman-Bel 1893-1958

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American designer, author and theatrical producer.

From the description of Letter, 1916 May 25, to "Wiff" [i.e., Helen Belle Sneider Geddes]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122648343

American stage designer and industrial designer.

From the description of Norman Bel Geddes Theater and Industrial Design Papers, 1873-1964 (bulk 1914-1958). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 85242221

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Alexander Smallens papers, ca. 1900-1970 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
referencedIn Edward L. Bernays Papers, 1777-1994, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Anton Refregier papers, circa 1900-circa 1990 Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
referencedIn Powell, Dawn. Dawn Powell Papers, 1910-1998. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Alan, Charles, 1908?-1975. Oral history interview with Charles Alan, 1970 Aug. 20-1970 Aug. 25 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Beals, Jessie Tarbox. Photographs, 1896-1941 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Heloise Durant Rose Letters, 1873-1945 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958. Norman Bel Geddes Theater and Industrial Design Papers, 1873-1964 (bulk 1914-1958). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Smallens, Alexander, 1889-1972. The Alexander Smallens papers, [ca. 1900-1970]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Pennsylvania Railroad Company. Office of Chief Engineer. Records, 1862-1976 (bulk 1885-1965). Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Orrick, Mildred, 1906-1994. Mildred Orrick fashion and costume sketches, ca. 1928-1962. NEFSC
creatorOf Lockhart, Dorothy, 1905-1985. Dorothy Lockhart papers, ca. 1922-1957. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 1881-1946. Incidental music to Thunderbird, an Indian drama by Norman Geddes : op. 58 / by Charles Wakefield Cadman. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Bach, Richard F. Richard F. Bach Papers, 1915-1962. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935. George Pierce Baker papers, 1878-1958 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn George Pierce Baker papers, 1878-1958 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Hunter, Frederick James, 1916-. Norman Bel Geddes and the art of theatrical space / by Frederick J. Hunter. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Myers, Richard, 1901- . Papers, 1928-1962. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Dorothy Lockhart papers, ca. 1922-1957 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn New York World's Fair 1939 and 1940 Incorporated records, 1935-1945, 1939-1940 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Kelsey, William Kline, 1885-1968. William K. Kelsey papers, circa 1865-1918 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf New York World's Fair (1939-1940). New York World's Fair 1939-1940 records, 1935-1945, bulk (1939-1940). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Beebe, William, 1877-1962. Letters : to Norman [Bel Geddes], 1933 Feb. 28 and 1935 April 24. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Howe, George, 1886-1955. George Howe papers, 1926-1974, (bulk 1926-1955). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Robert Edmond Jones additional papers, 1911-1946 inclusive, 1941-1946 bulk. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Sayler, Oliver M., 1887-1958. Letter : to Norman Bel Geddes, 1929 Mar. 22. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Eberhart, Nelle Richmond. Nelle Richmond Eberhart papers, 1894-1943. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Fonds Louis Jouvet Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
creatorOf Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958. Designs, 1921-[1928]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Nichols, Robert, 1893-1944. Letter, 1924 July 12, to [Norman] Bel Geddes. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Randolph Somerville Papers, [ca. 1915]-1958. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Theatre Arts Monthly, collection of portraits, ca., ca., 1924-1939 (bulk), 1916-1964 (inclusive). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958. Letter, 1916 May 25, to "Wiff" [i.e., Helen Belle Sneider Geddes]. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Bernays, Edward L., 1891-1995. Edward L. Bernays papers, 1777-1994 (bulk 1920-1990). Library of Congress
referencedIn Jessie Tarbox Beals Photograph Collection, [1900-1940] (Bulk 1904-1920) @ 2011 New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Samuel and Bella Spewack Papers, ca.1920-1980 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Refregier, Anton, 1905-. Anton Refregier papers, ca. 1900-ca. 1990. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf San Francisco Art Association. San Francisco Art Association and related organizational records, 1871-1978 (bulk 1871-1920). Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1937. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Simpson, Kenneth Farrand, 1895-1941. Kenneth Farrand Simpson papers, 1900-1983 (inclusive), 1923-1941 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958. Correspondence. New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan), Individual Photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1960s Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn American Ballet Theatre records, 1936-ca. 1967 The New York Public Library. Jerome Robbins Dance Division.
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Ellen Van Volkenburg-Maurice Browne general correspondence, 1911- University of Michigan
creatorOf Adamic, Louis, 1899-1951,. Letters to Alfred Kreymborg [manuscript], 1921-1956. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935. Papers of George Pierce Baker, 1882-1926 (inclusive), 1890-1926 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Nelle Richmond Eberhart papers, 1894-1943 The New York Public Library. Music Division.
creatorOf Players (Club). Players Club letters, 1848-1941. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Ellen Van Volkenburg-Maurice Browne general correspondence, 1911- University of Michigan
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Alan, Charles, 1908?-1975,. Oral history interview with Charles Alan, 1970 Aug. 20-25 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Spewack, Samuel and Bella. Papers, ca.1920-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn New York World's Fair, collection, 1937-1940. Aurora University, Phillips Library
referencedIn Refregier, Anton, 1905-. Anton Refregier papers, 1900-1980. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Somerville, Randolph, 1891-1958. Papers, [ca. 1915]-1958. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Robert Benney research materials, 1926-1978 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Simpson, Kenneth Farrand, 1895-1941. Kenneth Farrand Simpson papers, 1900-1983 (inclusive), 1923-1941 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Alan, Charles, 1908?-1975. Charles Alan interviews, 1970 Aug. 20-1970 Aug. 25 [sound recording]. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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Relation Name
associatedWith Alan, Charles, 1908?-1975, person
correspondedWith American Ballet Theatre corporateBody
associatedWith Ames, Winthrop, 1870-1937. person
associatedWith Bach, Richard F. person
associatedWith Baker, George Pierce, 1866-1935. person
associatedWith Beals, Jessie Tarbox. person
associatedWith Beebe, William, 1877-1962. person
associatedWith Benney, Robert, 1904-2001 person
correspondedWith Bernays, Edward L., 1891-1995. person
associatedWith Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. person
correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Bruguière, Francis Joseph, person
associatedWith Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 1881-1946. person
associatedWith Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.). corporateBody
associatedWith Chrysler Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Clark, Barrett H. (Barrett Harper), 1890-1953 person
associatedWith Dukes, Ashley, 1885-1959. person
associatedWith Eberhart, Nelle Richmond. person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Geddes, Helen Belle Sneider. person
associatedWith General Motors Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Goldberg, Maurice, person
associatedWith Howe, George, 1886-1955. person
associatedWith Hunter, Frederick James, 1916- person
associatedWith International Business Machines Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Jacobi, Frederick, 1891-1952 person
associatedWith Jakobowski, Edward, 1858-1927. person
associatedWith Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954. person
correspondedWith Jouvet, Louis (1887-1951) person
associatedWith Kelsey, William Kline, 1885-1968 person
associatedWith Lockhart, Dorothy, 1905-1985. person
associatedWith Lutyens, Edith. person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
associatedWith Milhaud, Darius, 1892-1974 person
associatedWith Myers, Richard, 1901- . person
associatedWith National Broadcasting Company, inc. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Times Company corporateBody
associatedWith New York World's Fair (1939-1940) corporateBody
associatedWith New York World's Fair 1939 and 1940 Incorporated corporateBody
associatedWith Nichols, Robert, 1893-1944. person
associatedWith Norman Bel Geddes & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Orrick, Mildred, 1906-1994. person
associatedWith Pennsylvania Railroad Company. Office of Chief Engineer. corporateBody
associatedWith Players (Club) corporateBody
associatedWith Powell, Dawn. person
associatedWith Refregier, Anton person
associatedWith Refregier, Anton, 1905- person
associatedWith Reinhardt, Max, 1873-1943. person
associatedWith Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Combined Shows. corporateBody
associatedWith Rose, Heloise Durant. person
associatedWith San Francisco Art Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Sayler, Oliver M., 1887-1958. person
associatedWith Simpson, Kenneth Farrand, 1895-1941. person
associatedWith Smallens, Alexander, 1889-1972. person
associatedWith Somerville, Randolph, 1891-1958. person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971 person
associatedWith Spewack, Samuel and Bella. person
associatedWith Toledo Scale (Firm). corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Alumni Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Waite, Frances, person
associatedWith Yale Puppeteers. corporateBody
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United States
Subject
Industrial designers
Costume design
Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery
Theater--20th century
Design, Industrial--20th century
Theaters--Designs and plans
Set designers
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Birth 1893-04-27

Death 1958-05-09

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