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William Pahlmann Papers

Accession 2388

Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library


PO Box 3630
Wilmington, Delaware, 19807
302-658-2400
research@hagley.org

Finding aid prepared by Christopher T. Baer, Lucas Clawson, Andrew Engel, Kenton Jaehnig, Elizabeth Jones, 2012

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-02-13T16:19-0500

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Cite items for this collection in the following format:
[Description and dates], Box/folder number, William Pahlmann Papers (Accession 2388), Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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Descriptive Summary

Title: William Pahlmann Papers
Dates: 1927-1976
Accession Number: 2388
Creator: William Pahlmann Associates
Extent: Approximately 1200 linear feet
Repository: Hagley Museum and Library: Manuscripts and Archives Department
Abstract: The William Pahlmann Papers provide a rich insight into the world of interior design in the middle of the twentieth century. Pahlmann (1900-1987) was well known for his use of bold colors, textures and mix of antique and modern furnishings. Stressed in all of his work, were the conventions of comfort and functionality as well as his clients individual tastes. The William Pahlmann Papers are organized into thirty unique series of varying sizes. The papers are organized into correspondence, publicity files, renderings, samples, artifacts, design plans, and client invoices.
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Administrative Information


Provenance

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont, Winterthur Museum Inc., November 15, 2006 (originally donated to Winterthur by William Pahlmann in 1976).

Upon closing his office and retiring, William Pahlmann donated the firm's records and personal papers that had accumulated there to the library of the Winterthur Museum. Winterthur processed only a portion of the records and in 2006 transferred them to the Hagley Museum and Library, where the entire collection was processed and opened in the summer of 2012. Pahlmann donated a smaller collection of materials, including his personal library and color slides of his completed works, to the Technical Reference Center of Texas A&M University, the site of his last commissions.

Digital Collections

A small selection of drawings and photographs are available online in the Hagley Digital Archives

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Biographical Note

William Caroll Pahlmann was one of the leading American interior designers of the mid-twentieth century. Pahlmann was known for an "eclectic" style that combined materials and decorative elements from many time periods and cultures, everything from antiques to modern laminates, and for bold color and texture combinations. This approach typified much of the private residential and commercial construction of the period and stood in contrast to the austere modernism of contemporary architects. Pahlmann also played a major role in organizing and elevating the status of interior design as a profession.

Early Life

Pahlmann was born on December 12, 1900, at Pleasant Mound, Ill. His father died when he was six years old, and his mother moved the family to San Antonio, Texas, where she ran a boarding house. By age ten, Pahlmann had begun to develop an aptitude for freehand drawing and take an interest in flower-arranging at the local Baptist Church. After graduating from high school, Pahlmann found rather improbable employment as a traveling salesman for the San Antonio Sewer Pipe Company but used his time on the road to complete a 48-part correspondence course from "Arts and Decoration" magazine. In 1927 he moved to New York City and enrolled at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts, later the Parsons School of Design, where he studied color and interior decoration and paid his bills by dancing in Broadway musicals. After two years, Pahlmann received a scholarship to study at the school's Paris Atelier under renowned designer Mildred Irby.

Early Career

After graduation Pahlmann worked as a freelance decorator in New York. Although these were the worst years of the Great Depression, he was able to secure commissions where his eye-catching designs brought him increasing public attention. Hard times probably motivated Pahlmann to hone his natural gifts for self-promotion, which would later be essential to his building a reliable client base. One such commission was an apartment for Dorothy Paley, the first wife of CBS founder William S. Paley that featured twin beds with headboards fashioned from hand-carved Portuguese ox-yokes.

In 1936, as the Depression eased somewhat, Pahlmann was hired by Walter Hoving to head the interior decorating and home furnishings department of the Lord & Taylor department store, where he established the use of the complete model room as the best method for displaying home furnishings. At the same time, Pahlmann began a lifelong practice of traveling extensively, scouting various world cultures as potential sources of decorative objects and design motifs. By the eve of World War II, Pahlmann was designing his own lines of fabrics and carpeting. His close relationship with Hoving led to later commissions for the interiors of many Bonwit Teller department stores.

Military Service

At the start of World War II, Pahlmann volunteered for the Army Air Corps after completing a Works Progress Administration course on camouflage. He went on to develop camouflage techniques and teach at the Jefferson Barracks Camouflage School in St. Louis, and then at the Overseas Replacement Depot training camp at Greensboro, N.C., where he also decorated the officers' club. In a 1984 interview, he described one of his demonstrations of camouflage:

As the war entered its last phase, Pahlmann toured the Pacific Theatre lecturing to servicemen on postwar job opportunities, finishing his service with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. Pahlmann was proud of his war record and supported the GI Bill and other efforts to smooth the return of veterans to civilian life. He developed a system of "Decorating by air," in which rooms were prefabricated in New York and flown to the site by former Air Corps pilots.

Post-War Career

Returning to New York, Pahlmann established the office of William Pahlmann Associates in 1946, and it quickly became one of the leading interior design firms in the city, responsible for a wide range of commercial and residential work. Most of Pahlmann's clients were based in New York and much of his work was located in the Greater New York region or places where New Yorkers traveled and vacationed, such as south Florida and the Caribbean. Pahlmann decorated the city apartments and country or vacation houses of the New York elite, both well-known figures from finance, entertainment and the arts, and limelight-shunning real estate developers and building contractors. Pahlmann drew other commissions from his Texas roots and St. Louis war service.

Pahlmann's design philosophy was to create spaces that were both functional and comfortable for those who used them and reflected their personal needs, tastes and personalities. Pahlmann insisted on interviewing or soliciting essays from prospective clients to elicit this information, and he demanded input from spouses, children and any others who would call his designs home. A Pahlmann interior was above all both comfortable and evocative and meant to be lived in as well as looking good in photographs. It followed that Pahlmann worked primarily on private residences and on the sorts of commercial public spaces (e.g., stores, restaurants) where people from many walks of life might enjoy a good time rather than receive an artistic or ideological statement from above.

However, Pahlmann was in such high demand that he could afford to choose his clients and was loath to cast his design pearls before swine. He refused to work for permissive parents of unruly children whom he believed were sure to ruin his handiwork in short order, and he shunned owners of house cats for the same reason. Although clients and the general public might be led to a finer appreciation for the decorator's art and its principles of taste, actual excellence in design had to be the work of a trained professional.

Some of Pahlmann's most significant and reputation-making work was commissioned by Jerome Brody's firm Restaurant Associates, Inc., pioneers in high-concept dining experiences. It ran from the ultra-sophisticated Four Seasons in the Seagram Building to the campy, over-the-top Forum of the Twelve Caesars, with its waiters dressed like Roman soldiers. Although architect Philip Johnson usually garners all the credit for the Four Seasons, much of the work is actually Pahlmann's, including the idea of changing the entire decor to match the season. Both Brody and Pahlmann adhered to a concept of total design that encompassed everything from the cuisine through the wall treatments and furniture down to the table settings and the uniforms of the wait staff. Restaurant Associates secured the food concession for the new Pan Am Building of 1959, for which Pahlmann produced an ersatz English pub, Charlie Brown's Ale & Chop House, an Italian restaurant, La Trattoria, and Zum Zum, a German-themed lunch counter specializing in wursts and cheeses. The latter proved so successful that several others were opened around the city. Pahlmann also designed many of the public rooms in the New York Hilton hotel, and the Top-of-the Fair (later Terrace on the Park) at the 1964-65 World's Fair, as well as redecorating the entire 39th floor of the Hotel Pierre for the 1966 visit of Prince Philip.

"A Matter of Taste"

Pahlmann lectured extensively throughout his career, appeared on radio and television programs, wrote a widely syndicated newspaper column, "A Matter of Taste," between 1962 and 1973, and authored "The Pahlmann Book of Interior Design," which was issued in three editions between 1958 and 1968. In addition to his wealthy clients, Pahlmann found a ready popular audience in the newly-prosperous middle and lower-middle classes, who during the Depression and war had been too concerned with getting by to spend much time trying to observe canons of good taste. In this role of tastemaker, Pahlmann was part of the growing style-consciousness and increasing consumerist orientation of ordinary American people.

Pahlmann also played a major part in elevating the professional status of the interior decorator, who some might class with window dressers, hair stylists, or pastry chefs, to that of the interior designer, on a par with architects, industrial designers, and artists. This change was mirrored in the 1961 name change of their professional association from American Institute of Decorators to American Institute of Interior Designers. Pahlmann gave considerable time to the AID, serving as president of its New York Chapter, and in encouraging and mentoring young designers. In 1958, he helped found the AID's Resources Council to promote cooperation among designers, manufacturers and distributors with the goal of increasing both the demand for and supply of tastefully designed home furnishings. The AID rewarded Pahlmann with its Elsie de Wolf Award in 1964 and its Award of Merit in 1966.

In addition to commissions for entire interiors, William Pahlmann Associates designed furniture, fabrics, wall coverings, tile and other accessories manufactured by others for direct sale. The profits of the Pahlmann office came from the sale of these furnishings, not decorating advice. The 1949 "Momentum" line of furniture featured large semi-pneumatic wheels for easier movement, and this was followed by the "Hastings Square" line, designed in 1952 for the Grand Rapids Bookcase and Chair Company and still popular a half-century later. Pahlmann designed the "Lively Arts" collection of area rugs for the Lees carpet company. He also worked with the Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company to market its "Everglaze" line of fabrics and designed showrooms for DuPont in the Empire State Building and Armstrong Cork in Rockefeller Center. Pahlmann opened his own New York showroom in 1952 and staged a series of "Pahlmann's Previews" to display his latest designs.

In 1956, Pahlmann purchased a Bauhaus-modern country house at Bedford, N.Y., on the fringe of the metropolitan area, which he named "Pahlmannia" and rebuilt to his personal taste. "Pahlmannia" became the focus of AID and charity tours and society parties to which Pahlmann's invited friends and clients.

Later Years, Death, and Legacy

By the late 1960s, Pahlmann was reducing his design workload but continuing to write and be active in the AID. After 1971, Pahlmann was spending more time in his new apartment in San Antonio and his house, "Sagitario," in Guadalajara, Mexico, although he retained a New York apartment until 1985. His last big commissions, begun in 1971, involved the interiors of three new buildings at Texas A&M University, the Memorial Student Center, the Rudder Theatre Complex, and the 12-story J. Earl Rudder Conference and Events Center. By this time, Pahlmann's style was becoming dated, and students found the buildings "extravagant," and "unfriendly." When the projects were completed in 1976, Pahlmann closed his office and retired. Suffering from arteriosclerosis in his later years, Pahlmann died at Guadalajara on November 6, 1987.

A good deal of Pahlmann's commissions have been demolished, including the Forum of the Twelve Caesars, or altered by subsequent renovations. Most of them being private dwellings or commercial enterprises such as hotels, restaurants and nightclubs, they were much more vulnerable to changing trends and needs or proprietor turnover than landmark or ceremonial buildings. To twenty-first century eyes accustomed to a more polished machine esthetic, Pahlmann's interiors often look tacky, overly busy or garish, much as the Modernists abominated the Victorians who had come before. Some of his later work is now tainted by association with Sixties and Seventies excesses and that era's strange, crude synthetic materials and colors. Yet, if Orthodox Modernism has managed to retain its hold on the high ground, much of the American built environment is still constructed along lines of which Pahlmann would no doubt have approved. The specifics of ever-changing tastes aside, Pahlmann wielded an enormous influence on America's evolving consumer culture during the long postwar boom, and his work remains a snapshot of burgeoning style-consciousness in a prosperous and optimistic time, when even hot dog stands might have panache.

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Scope and Content

The William Pahlmann records are perhaps the most comprehensive archive of an interior design practice of their period. While there are many materials from Pahlmann's earlier years and personal activities, the bulk of the records are from the office of William Pahlmann Associates during the three decades of its existence, 1946-1976. They cover every step from initial client solicitation and contact, through sketches and presentation boards to working drawings and post-completion publicity. The archive also includes the myriad product catalogs and physical samples collected by the firm in the process of formulating and executing its designs. The archive illustrates both the business sense the firm used to build networks of clients, manufacturers and suppliers, the esthetic sense it employed in its acts of artistic creation, and its role in the evolution of interior design as a profession.

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Bibliography

Wikipedia

Raimond, Gina Marie. 'A Matter of Taste:' The Interior Designer William C. Pahlmann and the Creation of an American Style in the Post-World War II Era. Master's Thesis, The Smithsonian Associates and the Corcoran College of Art and Design, 2010.

Albin Krebs, "William C. Pahlmann, Decorator Known for Eclectic Designs, Dies," The New York Times. November 11, 1987.

Loring, John. "Shaking up Interiors with a Surprisingly Diverse Vision," Architectural Digest

Smith, C. Ray. "William Pahlmann at 84; a birthday salute to a celebrated designer." Interior Design Dec. 1984: 192+. Academic OneFile. Web. 10 August 2011.

"History of the Memorial Student Center (MSC) - Part 2, Phase II: Growing Pains," Texas A&M University.

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Series Descriptions and Inventory

I. Main Correspondence, 1902-1976, bulk 1946-1976
Scope and Content
This series contains the Main Correspondence files of William Pahlmann Associates, which document the firm's business activities between 1946 and 1976. Although this series is referred to as the Main Correspondence Series, the exact contents of these files are actually quite varied. The contents of folders in this series consist mainly of business correspondence, but also hold large amounts of financial documents, including cost estimates, statements, invoices, price lists, and purchase orders. The folders in this series also hold blueprints, drawings (originals and reproductions), rough sketches, photographs and negatives, proposals, project schedules, project specifications, and legal documents. Shipment inventories, bills of lading, customs documents, clippings (from newspapers, magazines, and brochures), brochures, and samples (including fabric, upholstery, paint samples) are found in these files as well.
A large majority of the files in the Main Correspondence Series concern William Pahlmann Associates' individual clients. The majority of the firm's clients were located in the New York City metropolitan area, but it also cultivated and served customers throughout the United States and in a number of foreign countries, including Venezuela, Cuba, Switzerland, and Hong Kong. William Pahlmann Associates mainly decorated private residences, but the firm was also well known for its interior design work on corporate offices and showrooms, hotels, restaurants, private clubs, houses of worship, and universities. A number of clients included in this series employed William Pahlmann Associates for multiple projects, demonstrating the firm's ability to establish customer loyalty over a period of years and even decades. Many of the client files in this series contain detailed information about the individual interior design projects William Pahlmann Associates' worked on over the course of its business life, including but not limited to their design and execution. They also extensively document business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and its clients, including but not limited to financial transactions and legal issues.
The Main Correspondence Series also contains a sizeable number of files concerning William Pahlmann Associates' vendors. William Pahlmann Associates did business with numerous vendors, including but not limited to interior decoration supply manufacturers, furnishings retailers, contractors, and shippers. Most of William Pahlmann Associates' vendors were located in the United States, but the firm also did business with vendors in a number of foreign countries, including England, France, Portugal, and Japan. The vendor files in this series contain information about the sources of some of the supplies and furnishings used by William Pahlmann Associates in its interior design projects and reveal the wide variety of goods and services required by the firm for its interior design work. Much like the client files, the vendor files also document business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and its vendors, including but not limited to financial transactions and legal issues.
Also found in the Main Correspondence Series are files concerning William Pahlmann's Momentum and Hastings Square furniture lines. The Momentum furniture line, which was introduced 1949, was manufactured by Wichendon Furniture and Chair Company of Wichendon, Massachusetts and sold through its Contempo Shops, Incorporated division. The Hastings Square furniture line was introduced in 1952 and was manufactured and sold by Grand Rapids Bookcase and Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. The files concerning the two furniture lines mainly document their manufacture and sale by Wichendon Furniture and Chair Company and Grand Rapids Bookcase and Chair Company respectively. These files also reveal much about the various financial and legal issues involved in the manufacture and sale of the Momentum and Hastings Square furniture lines both during and after their respective production runs.
The Main Correspondence Series also contains a significant number of files documenting the workings of William Pahlmann Associates' business offices in New York City. Of particular interest are the files concerning William Pahlmann Associates public relations activities, including the Pahlmann Previews exhibits (which were managed by the firm's subsidiary Pahlmann Previews, Incorporated), the Portugal Promotion, and the firm's promotional campaign for the William Pahlmann designed Path of the Sun fabrics line. Also of particular interest are the inquiries from the general public received and answered by William Pahlmann Associates' business offices. Files documenting the administrative activities carried out at William Pahlmann Associates business offices, including but not limited to the rental of office and storage space, financial affairs, and insurance affairs, are in this series as well.
In addition to files concerning William Pahlmann Associates' business activities, the Main Correspondence also contains a handful of William Pahlmann's personal files. Most of these files concern Pahlmann's apartments in New York City and his beach "shack" in Key Biscayne, Florida. A few files containing personal correspondence between Pahlmann and friends and colleagues are found in this series as well.
Researchers should note that correspondence also exists in other series, particularly the "Clients' Working Files."
Arrangement
This series is arranged as it came to the Winterthur Museum with some minor modifications. The folders in this series arranged by subject (client name, project name, vendor name, etc.) and the subject are arranged alphabetically. The folder titles were copied over when the series was being rehoused, the only changes were to add the date ranges and some clarifications [in square brackets].
Processing Notes
When this folder list mentions that folder contents were destroyed at a particular time, this information was drawn from folders in the file sequence. Some folders are noted as being empty. These were empty when received by the Winterthur Museum, but have been retained so researchers can know that they once existed and that William Pahlmann Associates did not preserve the contents. No correspondence was destroyed or removed when the series was processed.
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1 List of Employees, 1947-1976 [List of William Pahlmann Associates employees as of August 1, 1976 and a list of past employees 1946-1976.]
A--Miscellaneous
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1 A--Miscellaneous, 1953 1957 1964 1967-1968 1970-1971 1973-1974
Acquavella
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1 Acquavella, undated; Folder empty
Adair
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1 Adair, Frank E., 1947 1958-1959 [Concerns work on Dr. Frank E. Adair's offices in New York City and residence in Mill Neck, New York.]
Adams
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1 Adams, Dean--New Braunfels, TX, 1969-1970 [Correspondence, notes, two blueprints of Adams house, and photographs and negatives of furniture. Regards consultation concerning the furnishing of the Adams house in New Braunfels, Texas.]
Adams Hotel
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1 Adams Hotel, undated; Folder empty
Adler
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1 Adler, Mr. William (Miss Schoefler), 1947 [Correspondence concerning work on the Adler apartment in Union, New Jersey.]
AID (American Institute of Decorators)
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1 AID Auction, 1951 [Contains catalogues of items to be auctioned off for the New York Chapter of American Institute of Decorators at The Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York City.]
Akers
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1 Akers--Claim--NC (Museum received check), 1969 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, notes, a shipping invoice, and inspection report of loss or damage. Concerns claim submitted to Akers Motor Lines regarding damage to Ming bronze horse while in transit from William Pahlmann Associates to the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, North Carolina.]
Alejo-Sierra
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1 Alejo, 1958-1959 1963 [Correspondence, purchase lists, invoices, notes, and instructions. Regards work on the Alejo residence in Havana, Cuba. Also concerns purchases for the Alejo residence and the Polar Brewery in Havana, Cuba.]
1 Alejo, 1957-1959 1964-1966 1968 [Contains correspondence, photographs and negatives of breakfront cabinet, storage inventories, invoices, appraisals, and certifications of authenticity. Concerns storage and sale of items belonging to Dr. Alberto Alejo and Dr. Nicolas Sierra.]
1 Alejo, 1958-1968 [Contains correspondence and storage inventories. Regards the storage, shipment, and sale of items belonging to Dr. Alberto Alejo and Dr. Nicolas Sierra.]
1 Alejo--McClelland--Chinese Wallpaper, 1958 1963 1965 [Contains correspondence, a letter of authenticity, price lists, a blueprint of Chinese wallpaper, a cost estimate, and a photograph of Chinese wallpaper. Concerns the sale of Chinese wallpaper belonging to Dr. Alberto Alejo and Dr. Nicolas Sierra.]
1 Alejo Residence--Polar, 1950-1955 1957-1959 1970 [Contains correspondence, storage inventories, purchase lists, invoices, and letters of authenticity. Also contains purchase lists, storage inventories, cost estimates, and photographs of accessories. Regards work on the Alejo house and the Polar Brewery in Havana, Cuba.] ; Combined folders
Alexander, Jack
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1 Alexander, Mr. & Mrs. Jack, 1960 [Contains correspondence and cost estimates. Regards the proposed decoration of the Jack Alexander residence in Stamford, Connecticut.]
Allan
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1 Allan, James, 1964 1966 [Contains correspondence and cost estimates. Regards work on the Allan apartment in New York City.]
American Leather Manufacturing Company
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1 American Leather, 1955-1956 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' requests for leather samples from American Leather Manufacturing Company.]
American Potash & Chemical Corporation
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1 American Potash & Chemical Corp., NY office, 1964-1967 1969 [Contains correspondence, estimates, purchase orders, and notes. Regards work on American Potash & Chemical Corporation's offices in New York City.]
American Rayon Institute
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1 American Rayon Institute (Melva Chesrown), 1954-1955 [Contains correspondence, a contact list, notes, and item lists. Concerns work on the American Rayon Institute's exhibit at the 1955 Home Furnishings Market in Chicago, Illinois.]
American-Standard
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1 American-Standard, 1966-1967 [Contains correspondence, contract draft, certificate of insurance, and estimates. Regards work on American-Standard's offices in New York City.]
1 American-Standard--President's Office--Tremble [drawings], 1966 [Rough sketches and blueprint of American-Standard president's office in New York City.]
American Viscose Corporation (Avisco)
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2 American Viscose, 1958-1960 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, press releases, item lists, and notes. Also contains a magazine clipping of American Viscose Corporation advertisement featuring William Pahlmann, and photostat of American Viscose Corporation integrity tag. Regards work on American Viscose Corporation's exhibits at the 1958 June Market and the 1960 January Market in Chicago, Illinois.]
American Walnut Manufacturers Association
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2 American Walnut Manufacturing (Hardwood), 1952-1953 [Contains correspondence, a photograph of an artistic rendering of American Walnut Manufacturers Association Hardwoods Exhibit, a newspaper clipping regarding Burdette Greene, and press releases. Also contains notes, a Wood Mosaic Company brochure, and Hardwoods Exhibit speeches. Regards work on the American Walnut Manufacturers Association's Hardwoods Exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois.]
Amtico (American Biltrite Rubber Company)
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2 Amtico, 1950 1954-1957 [Contains correspondence and press releases. Concerns William Pahlmann's color and design consultant work for Amtico (American Biltrite Rubber Company) of Trenton, New Jersey.]
Andreason
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2 Andreason, 1954 [Contains correspondence and cost estimates. Concerns work on the Andreason apartment in New York City.]
Andrews, D.C. & Company
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2 Andrews, D.C. & Co.--See Mexican file, 1951-1953 [Contains correspondence, invoices, and notes. Regards merchandise imported by William Pahlmann Associates from Mexico via D.C. Andrews & Company.]
Anson-Jones Company, Incorporated
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2 Anson-Jones Co. 1947-48, 1947-1948 [Contains correspondence, descriptions of Anson-Jones Company, Incorporated invoices, purchase lists, and a cost estimate. Regards work on Anson-Jones Company, Incorporated's stores in New York City.]
Arguelles
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2 Arguelles, Mr. & Mrs. Jorge (Alejo), 1965 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, and a photograph of print. Regards work on the Arguelles apartment in New York City.]
Arden, Elizabeth, Sales Corporation
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2 Arden, Elizabeth, Sales Corp., 1953-1954 [Concerns William Pahlmann Associates' legal dispute with Elizabeth Arden Sales Corporation regarding a Christmas packaging project.]
2 Arden, Elizabeth, Sales Corp., 1967 [Contains correspondence, rough sketches, notes, and floor plans of second and fourth floor of 1 East 54th Street in New York City. Regards work on Elizabeth Arden Sales Corporation's Fifth Avenue store in New York City.]
Armstrong Cork Company
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2 Armstrong--Bids & Estimate Requests, 1961 [Contains bid and cost estimate requests, sub-contractor lists, bidder lists, and general information. Concerns bids for the proposed decoration of Armstrong Cork Company's New York City showroom.]
2 Armstrong Cork Company [Building Notice #91-61 Filed Jan. 11, 1943 1960-1961 [Contains correspondence, a building notice, Armstrong Cork Company logo samples, sign mockups, drawing reproduction of ceiling plan turntable illumination, and contract between Armstrong Cork Company and Robert Johnson Incorporated. Also contains Rockefeller Center electrical standards, notes, specifications, blueprints of Armstrong Cork Company showroom, and miscellaneous brochures. Regards work on Armstrong Cork Company's New York City showroom.]
2 Armstrong--Contract Bookkeeping, 1960-1961 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, and notes. Regards bookkeeping matters concerning work on Armstrong Cork Company's New York City showroom.]
2 Armstrong Cork Company, 1960-1962 [Contains correspondence, a project staff list, a newspaper regarding Armstrong Cork Armstrong executive realignment, and purchase order lists. Regards work on Armstrong Cork Company's New York City showroom.]
2 Armstrong--December 7 Sales Meeting, 1960-1961 [Contains correspondence and a draft presentation script. Regards William Pahlmann's presentation at Armstrong Cork Company's December 7th, 1960 sales meeting, which concerned the redecoration of the firm's New York City showroom.]
2 Armstrong--Johnson Correspondence, 1961 [Contains correspondence, drawing reproductions of access ladder, a transmittal, cost estimates, and payment requisition slips. Concerns work performed by Robert Johnson Incorporated on Armstrong Cork Company's New York City showroom.]
Arndt, Preston, Chapin, Lamb & Keen
Box
2 Arndt, Preston, Chapin, Lamb & Keen, 1957 [Regards proposed work on advertisements for Arndt, Preston, Chapin, Lamb, & Keen.]
Aron
Box
2 Aron, Jack & Co. - Office, 1958 [Contains correspondence, a cost estimate, and a color schedule. Regards work on Jack Aron & Company's office in New York City.]
Aron
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3 Aron, Mr. & Mrs. Jack--Apartment, 1964-1967 1975 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, and notes. Regards work on the Jack Aron apartment in New York City.]
3 Aron, Mr. & Mrs. Jack--House, 1967-1969 [Contains correspondence, purchase orders, and invoices. Regards work on the Jack Aron house in Kings Point, New York.]
3 Aron Office, 1968-1969 1971 [Contains correspondence, notes, purchase orders, invoices, and cost estimates. Regards work on Jack Aron & Company's offices in New York City.]
3 Aron, Peter, 1972-1973 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, and notes. Regards work on the Peter Aron apartment in New York City.]
3 Aron Residence--King's Point, NY, [drawings], July 1966 [Contains blueprints of the Jack Aron house in Kings Point, New York.]
Atkinson
Box
3 Atkinson--Georgetown House [photos, drawings], undated [Contains photographs of the Atkinson house's interior and exterior, and rough sketches.]
Atlantan Hotel
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3 Atlantan Hotel, 1957-1960 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, notes, paint samples, and fabric samples. Regards work on the Atlantan Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.]
3 Atlantan Hotel--Lynch, 1954-1956 [Contains correspondence (including correspondence between William Pahlmann Associates and S.A. Lynch Corporation), upholstery samples, cost estimates, blueprints of the Atlantan Hotel, brochures, and notes. Regards work on the Atlantan Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia.]
Atlantic Transports
Box
3 Atlantic Transports, 1952 [Contains correspondence, invoices, and a shipment inventory. Regards merchandise imported by William Pahlmann Associates from France via Atlantic Transports.]
Atlas
Box
3 Atlas, Sol, 1956 [Contain correspondence, a newspaper clipping concerning Sol Atlas, confirmations, and cost estimates. Regards work on the Atlas house in Kings Point, New York.]
Auerbach Associates, Alfred
Box
3 Auerbach Associates, Alfred, 1947 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards work on brochure for Lightolier Company, created by Alfred Auerbach Associates.]
Austin, A.S.
Box
4 Austin, A.S.--Garden Room, 1961 [Contains correspondence and a blueprint of the Austin residence's garden room. Regards work on the Austin residence garden room.]
Austin Company
Box
4 Austin Company--Bookkeeping, 1960-1962 [Contains correspondence and price list. Regards bookkeeping matters concerning work for Austin Company of Cleveland Heights, Ohio.]
4 Austin Company--Contract, 1960 [Contains correspondence, letters of agreement, and a certificate of insurance. Regards contract for work on Austin Company's general offices in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.]
4 Austin Company--Correspondence, 1960-1961 1965-1966 [Contains correspondence, a price list, notes, cost estimates, invoices, and drawing reproductions of Austin Company's general offices. Also contains shipment lists, meeting minutes, a Neiman-Marcus sculpture exhibition brochure, fabric schedules, carpeting specifications, curtain specifications, wall covering schedules, and a letter of agreement. Regards work on Austin Company's general offices in Cleveland Heights, Ohio and William Pahlmann Associates' proposal to decorate the Cleveland Institute of Music Pavilion.]
4 Austin Company--Music Pavilion--Cleveland, 1964-1966 [Contains correspondence, a board of trustees list, and notes. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' proposal to decorate the Cleveland Institute of Music Pavilion.]
Avrick
Box
4 Avrick, M/M Irving, 1963-1969 [Contains correspondence, a purchase order, notes, a proposed furniture list, and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Avrick house in East Norwalk, Connecticut.]
Axinn
Box
4 Axinn--Apt., 1970 undated; Folder empty
4 Axinn--California House, 1970-1972 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards the proposed decoration of the Axinn house in Carmel, California.]
4 Axinn, Michael B., 1952-1957 1960 1970-1971 [Contains correspondence, notes, purchase orders, cost estimates, invoices, and confirmations. Regards work on the Axinn house in Sands Point, New York.]
B--Miscellaneous
Box
4 B--Miscellaneous, 1947-1974
Bacardi Imports, Incorporated
Box
4 Bacardi Imports Inc., 1954-1955 1961 [Contains correspondence, notes, cost estimates, invoices, and proposals. Regards work on Bacardi Imports, Incorporated's offices in New York City.]
Baime
Box
4 Baime, M/M Allan, 1951-1954 1959 [Contains correspondence regarding work on the Baime residence in East Orange, New Jersey.]
Baker
Box
4 Baker, M/M Benson, 1961-1963 [Contains correspondence, a painting schedule, and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Baker residence in Providence, Rhode Island.]
Baldridge
Box
5 Baldridge, Tish (re: Spanish Chamber of Commerce), 1966 [Contains correspondence and magazine clippings. Regards Tish Baldridge's proposed meeting with Rafael Garcia de Villaumbrosia, a member of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce.]
Baldwin Piano Company
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5 Baldwin Piano, 1955-1956 [Contains correspondence and an advertisement for Baldwin Piano Company's booklet Pahlmann plans...for living with music. Concerns Baldwin Piano Company's use of William Pahlmann's name and photograph in its booklet Pahlmann plans...for living with music.]
Ball
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5 Ball, Ned B., 1971 [Contains correspondence, purchase orders, notes, and an out of stock slip. Regards work on the Ball apartment in New York City.]
Balmoral Hotel
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5 Balmoral Hotel, 1955 [Contains correspondence, notes, and rough sketches. Regards work on the Balmoral Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida.]
Balsam
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5 Balsam, Mrs. Aldo, 1963-1964 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Balsam apartment in New York City.]
Bancroft & Sons Company, Joseph
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5 Bancroft, 1962 [Contains correspondence regarding work for Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company of Wilmington, Delaware.]
5 Bancroft & Sons Company, Joseph, 1968-1970 [Contains correspondence, notes, invoices, and cost estimates. Regards work on Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company's Licensing Division offices in New York City.]
5 Bancroft-- Ban-Lon, 1962-1963 1965 [Regards William Pahlmann's consultant work for Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company's Everglaze Division on Ban-Lon upholstery fabrics.]
Bank
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5 Bank, Mr. Morris, 1959 [Contains correspondence and cost estimates. Regards work on the Bank apartment in New York City.]
Bank of New York
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5 Bank of New York, 1951-1958 1960-1968 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards Bank of New York's handling of William Pahlmann Associates' financial affairs.]
5 Bank of New York, 1970-1974 1976 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards Bank of New York's handling of William Pahlmann Associates' financial affairs.]
Barletta
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5 Barletta, Miss Nelia, 1950-1953 [Contains correspondence, notes, photographs of the Barletta house's interior and furniture, drawing of Barletta house floor plan, and blueprints of the Barletta house. Also contains fabric samples, cost estimates, invoices, rough sketches, and a purchase order. Regards work on the Barletta house in Havana, Cuba.]
Barney's Clothes
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5 Barney's Clothes, 1959-1960 [Contains correspondence, legal documents, and notes. Regards work on Barney's Clothes' Imperial Room in New York City and subsequent release settlement.]
Barnhart
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5 Barnhart, Paul, 1958-1959 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards the proposed decoration of the Barnhart house in Houston, Texas.]
Barton
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5 Barton, Mrs. C.V. (Dead 1968), 1961 1967-1968 [Contains correspondence, notes, and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Barton residence in Brooklyn Heights, New York.]
Barwick Mills
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5 Barwick Mills, 1960-1961 [Contains correspondence and a list of commercial installations. Regards carpets manufactured by Barwick Mills.]
Bates
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5 Bates, Jack, 1971 [Contains correspondence regarding color schemes and upholstery samples for the Bates apartment in Miami, Florida.]
Batille
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5 Batille, Phyllis, 1968 [Contains a purchase order for the Batille residence.]
Batten, Barton, Durstine & Osborne, Incorporated
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5 Batten, Barton, Durstine & Osborne, Inc. (See General Electric), 1953 [Contains an acknowledgement of payment from Batten, Barton, Durstine & Osborne, Incorporated of Cleveland, Ohio regarding creation of a room setting for General Electric Company.]
Bauman
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5 Bauman, Paul (Dead), 1967 [Contains correspondence, a cost estimate, and notes. Regards work on the Bauman house in Harrison, New York.]
Bay
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5 Bay, Mrs. C.U., 1955-1956 1958 [Contains correspondence, notes, and a newspaper clipping regarding Josephine Bay's becoming president and chairman of A.M. Kidder & Company, Incorporated. Concerns work on the Bay apartment in New York City.]
Baylin
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5 Baylin, Jack, 1960 [Contains memo from J.H. LeRoy Chambers to William Pahlmann and notes. Regards Pahlmann's recommendation of J.H. LeRoy Chambers as interior decorator for the Baylin apartment house project in Baltimore, Maryland.]
Beck, A.S., Shoe Corporation
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5 Beck, A.S., Shoe Corp., 1955-1956 [Contains correspondence and a transparency of leather flooring. Regards leather flooring manufactured by A.S. Beck Corporation.]
Becker
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5 Becker, Jerome--Correspondence, 1973 [Contains correspondence, photographs of Becker house's interior, a fabric sample, a wallpaper sample, notes, and an invoice. Regards work on the Becker house in Lawrence, New York.]
Bedford Fire Department
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5 Bedford Fire Department, 1965 1967 [Contains correspondence, notes, and a purchase order. Regards work on the Bedford Fire Department building in Bedford Village, New York.]
Beinecke
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5 Beinecke, Mr. Walter, Jr., 1959-1961 [Contains correspondence, notes, cost estimates, a light fixture schedule, a finish schedule, invoices, and a purchase list. Regards work on the Beinecke apartment at Washington Square Village in New York City and the Beinecke residence in Rye, New York.]
5 Beinecke, Mr. Walter, Jr., 1962-1964 [Contains correspondence and invoices. Regards work on the Jared Coffin House in Nantucket, Massachusetts, the Beinecke house in Nantucket, Massachusetts, The White Elephant Inn in Nantucket, Massachusetts, and Beinecke apartment on Park Avenue in New York City.]
5 Beinecke, Mr. Walter, Jr., 1965-1966 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards work on the Jared Coffin House in Nantucket, Massachusetts, the Beinecke house in Nantucket, Massachusetts, The White Elephant Inn in Nantucket, Massachusetts, and the Beinecke apartment on Park Avenue in New York City.]
Bejar
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5 Bejar, Feliciano, 1972-1973 [Contains correspondence, rough sketches of Feliciano Bejar sculpture pieces, and notes. Regards William Pahlmann's interest in obtaining Felciano Bejar's prints and sculptures for Texas A&M University.]
Bekins
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5 Bekins, 1972-1973 [Regards a delayed Bekins shipment from William Pahlmann Associates in New York City to the Bowdle house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.]
Bellevue Hospital
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6 Bellevue Hospital, 1947 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, and a rough sketch. Regards work on Bellevue Hospital in New York City.]
6 Bellevue Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1950 1953 1955 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, notes, a fabric sample, and an upholstery sample. Regards work on Bellevue Hospital's Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in New York City.]
Bellevue Stratford Hotel
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6 Bellevue Stratford Hotel, 1955 [Regards the proposed redecoration of the Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.]
Belmont Plaza Hotel and 12 East 48th Street
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6 Belmont Plaza, and 12 E. 48th St., Job #8, 1946 [Contains correspondence, a statement, and a lease option. Regards work on the Belmont Plaza Hotel in New York City and William Pahlmann Associates' option to lease office space at 12 East 48th Street in New York City.]
Bender Building
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6 Bender Building (see Young, Paul), undated
Bender
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6 Bender, John T., 1958-1965 [Contains correspondence, a newspaper clipping of Judith Bender's wedding announcement, notes, a certificate of electrical inspection, and cost estimates. Regards work on the John T. Bender apartment in New York City.]
6 Bender, M/M Matthew, III, 1959-1964 [Regards work for Matthew Bender & Company, Incorporated and on the Matthew Bender III residence.]
Benedict, Frederic
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6 Benedict, Frederic (re: Griffith), 1966 [Contains correspondence, a manuscript of William Pahlmann's "A Matter of Taste" article about the Frederic Benedict house in Aspen, Colorado, and a clipping of the Frederic Benedict house. Regards possible involvement of Frederic Benedict on an unidentified Griffith residence and Pahlmann's "A Matter of Taste" article concerning the Frederic Benedict house.]
Benedict, Helen
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6 Benedict, Mrs. Helen A., 1952-1955 [Contains correspondence, notes, an upholstery sample, cost estimates, and confirmations. Regards work on the Helen Benedict house in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.]
Bentley
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6 Bentley, Mr. Herbert, 1951-1956 1960 [Contains correspondence, a statement, and cost estimates. Regards work on the Bentley apartment in New York City.]
Berchtold
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6 Berchtold, M/M William, 1952-1953 1955 1964 [Contains correspondence, notes, and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Berchtold apartment in New York City.]
Beretta
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6 Beretta & Nadler Antiques, 1973-1974 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards Nadler antiques for the Beretta residence in San Antonio, Texas.]
6 Beretta Ball, 1971 [Contains correspondence, negatives of St. Anthony Hotel ballroom, negatives of Beretta house's interior, and Jackie Beretta signatures. Also contains a butterfly lapel, matchbooks, notes, and party itineraries. Regards work for the Beretta Debut Party in San Antonio, Texas.]
6 Beretta Deb Designs by WPA, 1971 [Contains an ashtray design, napkins, and paint samples for the Beretta Debut Party in San Antonio, Texas.]
6 Beretta Deb Party, 1970-1973 [Contains correspondence, newspaper clippings about Jackie Beretta, furnishing lists, a contact list, purchase orders, and photographs of vases. Also contains rough sketches, notes, a blueprint of the San Antonio Country Club's terrace layout, invoices, statements, and out of stock slips. Regards work for the Beretta Debut Party in San Antonio, Texas.]
Bergreen
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6 Bergreen, Mr. Bernard, 1963-1965 1967 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Bergreen apartment in New York City.]
Bigelow
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6 Bigelow, Mrs. D.F. (& Gerald Mayer), 1959-1960 [Contains correspondence, notes, purchase orders, and fabric samples. Regards work on the Bigelow house and the Mayer house in Gstaad, Switzerland.]
Binns
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6 Binns, M/M Joseph, 1961-1964 1966 [Contains correspondence, notes, a clipping concerning Joseph Binns, a drawing reproduction of a wall elevation, cost estimates, stereo and television brochures, and photographs of furniture. Regards work on the Binns apartment in New York City and house in Armonk, New York.]
Binns
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6 Binns, M/M Joseph, 1963-1970 [Contains correspondence, invoices, estimates, notes, and cost sheets. Regards work on Binns apartment in New York City and house in Armonk, New York.]
6 Binns, M/M Joseph (Park Ave. Apt.), 1964-1967 1969 [Contains correspondence regarding work on the Binns apartment in New York City.]
Bird
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6 Bird, Mrs. Adriel (8 Louisburg Square, Boston, MA), 1947 [Contains correspondence and cost estimates. Regards work on the Bird house in Boston, Massachusetts.]
Biscayne Terrace Hotel
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7 Biscayne Terrace Hotel (Billing & Bookkeeping), 1959-1962 [Contains correspondence, legal documents, notes, invoices, statements, and cost sheets. Regards billing and bookkeeping matters pertaining to work on the Biscayne Terrace Hotel in Miami, Florida. Also concerns the William Pahlmann Associates vs. Bay Realty Corporation default case.]
7 Biscayne Terrace Hotel, Correspondence, 1959-1961 [Contains correspondence, legal documents, notes, and rough sketches. Regards work on the Biscayne Terrace Hotel in Miami, Florida. Also concerns the William Pahlmann Associates vs. Bay Realty Corporation default case.]
Bjorkmen
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7 Bjorkmen, Henry, 1958 [Contains correspondence and cost estimates. Regards work on the Bjorkmen apartment in New York City.]
Blackwell
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7 Blackwell, Earl, 1964-1966 [Contains correspondence, notes, and a newspaper clipping concerning Frigidaire refrigerators. Regards work on the Blackwell apartment in New York City.]
Blair House
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7 Blair House (See Column #1348 & H&G), 1964 1966-1968 1974 [Contains correspondence, notes, a donation list, a cost estimate, a contact list, a purchase list, invoices, and an upholstery sample. Regards work on the Blair House in Washington, D.C.]
Blank
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7 Blank, M/M Burton, 1963-1966 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, and notes. Regards work on the Blank house in Riverdale, New York.]
Blitz, Bernard
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7 Blitz, Bernard, 1970-1972 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, notes, purchase orders, and invoices. Regards work on the Bernard Blitz apartment in New York City.]
Blitz, Joseph
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7 Blitz, J. (Apt--Claim for broken chandelier--not paid), 1970-1971 [Contains correspondence, a purchase order, copies of claim paperwork, notes, and invoices. Regards an insurance claim for lamp broken in transit to the Joseph Blitz apartment in New York City.]
7 Blitz, J., Apt. inventory, 1971-1972 [Contains correspondence, a cost estimate, furnishings inventories, notes, and drawing reproductions of Chippendale furniture. Concerns appraisal of furnishings for the Joseph Blitz apartment in New York City.]
7 Blitz, J., Correspondence, Estimates--Apt., 1970-1971 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, a blueprint of a foyer elevation, notes, and a purchase order. Regards work on the Joseph Blitz apartment in New York City.]
Blitz, Joseph P., Incorporated
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7 Blitz--681 Madison--Cumberland House, 1956-1959 [Contains correspondence, cost sheets, and cost estimates. Concerns work on the Cumberland House apartment building at 681 Madison Avenue in New York City.]
7 Blitz Lobby--8 East 83rd St. (Brown, Harris, & Stevens), 1956 1960-1963 1966-1968 [Contains correspondence, purchase orders, notes, invoices, drawing reproductions of lobby wall elevations, and a photograph of a rendering of the Joseph P. Blitz Building. Regards work on the lobby of the Joseph P. Blitz Building in New York City.]
7 Blitz Lobby--8-26 East 83rd St., 1961-1963 1966 [Contains correspondence, a photostat of the Joseph P. Blitz Building's entrance, invoices, transmittals, and awning brochures. Also contains cost estimates, a drawing reproduction of a rug design, and a purchase order. Regards work on the lobby of the Joseph P. Blitz Building in New York City.]
7 Blitz Office, 1970-1972 [Contains correspondence, notes, a purchase list, a transmittal, lighting recommendations, and invoices. Regards work on Joseph P. Blitz, Incorporated's offices in New York City.]
Blitz, Joseph P., Incorporated
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8 Blitz Office--850 Third Avenue, 1956-1957 1961-1962 1966 [Contains correspondence, a clipping concerning the formation of Blitz Realties, Incorporated, invoices, hardware schedules, and a furnishings list. Also contains accessories lists, cost estimates, and a blueprint of Joseph P. Blitz, Incorporated's reception area. Regards work on Joseph P. Blitz, Incorporated's offices in New York City.]
8 Blitz Office, Inventory, 1971-1972 [Contains furnishing inventories and notes. Regards the furnishing of Joseph P. Blitz, Incorporated's offices in New York City.]
8 Blitz Office (Pending), 1971 [Contains correspondence, a rough sketch of a table, notes, and an appraisal inventory. Regards the furnishing of Joseph P. Blitz, Incorporated's offices in New York City.]
Bloch
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8 Bloch, M/M Monroe Percy, 1957-1959 [Contains correspondence, notes, cost estimates, a claim acknowledgement, confirmations, and photographs of furniture. Regards work on the Bloch apartment in New York City.]
Block
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8 Block, Norman, 1961 1967-1968 1970 1972 [Contains correspondence, invoices, notes, and cost estimates. Regards work on the Block apartment in New York City.]
Bloomingdale's Department Store
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8 Bloomingdale's--Contempo Rooms, 1949 1951 1966 1972 [Contains correspondence, cost sheets, notes, invoices, and a clipping of a Contempo chair. Regards work on Bloomingdale's Department Store's Contempo Rooms and a request by Meyer Alpert to purchase Momentum furniture designed by William Pahlmann. Also concerns William Pahlmann Associates' charge account at Bloomingdale's Department Store.]
Bluestein
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8 Bluestein, Steven, 1971-1972 [Contains correspondence, purchase orders, invoices, photographs of chairs, notes, and a rough sketch of floor plan. Regards work on the Bluestein residence in Charleston, South Carolina.]
Bock
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8 Bock, Alfons (Delray Beach), 1958 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards discussions concerning the proposed decoration of the Bock apartment buildings in Delray Beach, Florida.]
Bolet
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8 Bolet, Nathan, 1955-1958 1960-1961 1968 [Contains correspondence, confirmations, items on memorandum lists, and cost estimates. Regards work on the Bolet houses in Great Neck, New York and Kings Point, New York.]
Bolton
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8 Bolton, Elmer, 1965-1967 [Contains correspondence and cost estimates. Regards work on the Bolton house in New York City.]
Bonwit Teller
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8 Bonwit Teller, 1949-1952 [Contain correspondence, newspaper clippings about Hoving Corporation, notes, and out of stock slip, cost lists, a cost estimate, a fabric sample, and invoices. Regards work on several Bonwit Teller stores.]
8 Bonwit Teller, 1958-1959 [Contains correspondence, invoices, and a newspaper clipping announcing the construction of a Bonwit Teller store in Millburn, New Jersey. Regards work for Bonwit Teller.]
8 Bonwit Teller, 1960 1964 [Contains correspondence and a newspaper clipping about Bonwit Teller president Edward Wherry. Regards work for Bonwit Teller.]
8 Bonwit Teller, 1965-1966 [Contains correspondence, a cost list, and notes. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's New York City and Boston, Massachusetts stores.]
8 Bonwit Teller, 1965-1966 [Contains correspondence, a cost list, notes, cost estimates, and proposals. Regards work on several Bonwit Teller stores.]
8 Bonwit Teller, Bookkeeping, 1954-1956 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards bookkeeping matters concerning work on several Bonwit Teller stores.]
8 Bonwit Teller, Boston, 1947 [Contains correspondence, notes, and a paint sample. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's Boston, Massachusetts store.]
8 Bonwit Teller, Boston, 1947-1950 1955 [Contains correspondence, confirmations, notes, a clipping concerning Bonwit Teller's Boston store, a cost list, and a fabric sample. Also contains purchase orders, statements, and a vendor list. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's Boston, Massachusetts store.]
Bonwit Teller
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9 Bonwit Teller, Boston, 1965-1966 [Contains correspondence, a contact list, cost lists, notes, rough sketches, and cost sheets. Also contains invoices, proposals, transmittals, cost estimates, and store department lists. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's Boston, Massachusetts store.]
9 Bonwit Teller, Boston, Mill End Shop, Notes, 1965 [Contains notes, correspondence, a blueprint of radiator top shoe displayer, and rough sketches. Regards work on the Mill End Shop of Bonwit Teller's Boston, Massachusetts store.]
9 Bonwit Teller, Chicago, 1948-1949 [Contains correspondence, a vendor list, a shipment inventory, a furnishings list, and a trip report. Also contains a decorative lighting cost list, and a drawing and blueprint of Serving Counter-Recreation Room. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's Chicago, Illinois store.]
9 Bonwit Teller, Chicago, 1965 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards preliminary planning for the decoration Bonwit Teller's Chicago, Illinois store.]
9 Bonwit Teller, Cleveland, 1947 1949-1951 [Contains correspondence, a rough sketch, a painting schedule, a furniture count and a rough sketch of the Shoe Salon at Bonwit Teller's Chicago, Illinois store. Also contains a work list, a trip report, paint samples, and a purchase order. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's Cleveland, Ohio store.]
9 Bonwit Teller, Cleveland, 1965 [Contains photographs of the interior of Bonwit Teller's Cleveland, Ohio store, notes, and rough sketches. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's Cleveland, Ohio store.]
9 Bonwit Teller--Contracts, Cost, Footage--NY, Chicago, Cleveland, Boston, Manhasset-- 1947-56, 1947-1952 1954 1956 [Contains correspondence, notes, agreement letters, and agreement letter drafts. Regards contract matters, costs, and store footages for work on Bonwit Teller's New York City, Chicago, Illinois, Cleveland, Ohio, Boston, Massachusetts and Manhasset, New York stores.]
9 Bonwit Teller, Jenkintown, 1954-1955 [Contains correspondence, an installation schedule, a paint sample, and a cost estimate. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's Jenkintown, Pennsylvania store.]
9 Bonwit Teller, Manhasset, 1954-1958 [Contains correspondence, notes, drawing reproductions, a color list, a rough sketch of a wall elevation, and a travel itinerary. Also contains a newspaper clipping announcing the proposed construction of Bonwit Teller's Manhasset, New York store, and a summary of Hoving Corporation's annual stockholders' meeting. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's Manhasset, New York store.]
9 Bonwit Teller, New York (Folder 1 of 2), 1945-1949 [Contains correspondence, miscellaneous brochures, upholstery samples, advisory board lists, a returned to stock slip, and an out of stock slip. Also contains notes, invoices, statements, a vendor list, and fabric samples. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's New York City store.]
9 Bonwit Teller, New York (Folder 2 of 2), 1945-1949 [Contains correspondence, invoices, paint samples, a drawing of a floor plan, notes, and rough sketches. Also contains cost estimates, carpet samples, a summary of fixtures, a staff list, and a letter of agreement draft. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's New York City store.]
Bonwit Teller
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10 Bonwit Teller, New York, 1947-1950 1953-1957 [Contains correspondence, notes, a cost list, and purchase orders. Also contains confirmations, a paint sample, a bid, and invoices. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's New York City store.]
10 Bonwit Teller, New York, 1965 [Contains correspondence, a contact list, notes, newspaper clippings about Bonwit Teller, invoices, and cost estimates. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's New York City store.]
10 Bonwit Teller, New York, Notes, 1965 [Contains notes, correspondence, a contact list, rough sketches, and a blueprint of the sixth floor of Bonwit Teller's New York City store. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's New York City store.]
10 Bonwit Teller, Philadelphia (Presser Bldg., Shoe Dept., 3rd Floor), 1954-1955 1958 [Contains correspondence, a typed press release manuscript, a Bonwit Teller wrapping paper sample, a purchase list, cost estimates, and agreement letters. Also contains notes, invoices, a purchase order, a photograph and negative of chandelier, and a blueprint of the Shoe Department floor plan for Bonwit Teller's Philadelphia, Pennsylvania store. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's Philadelphia store. Also concerns work on Bonwit Teller's Jenkintown, Pennsylvania and Wynnewood, Pennsylvania stores.]
10 Bonwit Teller, Wynnewood, 1954-1955 [Contains correspondence, a cost estimate, and a transmittal. Regards work on Bonwit Teller's Wynnewood, Pennsylvania store.]
Borden Company
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10 Borden Co., 1960-1961 [Contains correspondence and newspaper clippings announcing the opening of Freedomland U.S.A. Regards work on Borden Company's exhibit at Freedomland U.S.A. amusement park in Bronx, New York.]
Boutin
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10 Boutin, Yvonne, 1956-1957 [Contains correspondence, notes, confirmations, and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Boutin apartment in New York City.]
Bowdle
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10 Bowdle, Accounting, 1972 [Contains correspondence, cost sheets, and statements. Regards accounting matters pertaining to work on the Bowdle house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.]
10 Bowdle--Bekins Truck--Left 7/24, NY, Arr. 7/28/72, 1972 [Contains correspondence, invoices, a claim slip, bills of lading, and contracts. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' shipment of furnishings via Bekins Van Lines from Westbury, New York to the Bowdle house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.]
10 Bowdle--Bekins Trucking--2/23, arr. 3/1, 1971-1972 [Contains correspondence, notes, shipment inventories, shipping orders, bills of lading, and Bekins Van Lines brochures. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' shipment of furnishings via Bekins Van Lines from Astoria, New York to the Bowdle house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.]
10 Bowdle, Correspondence, 1971-1972 [Contains correspondence, notes, price lists, shipping inventories, a transmittal, and cost estimates. Regards work on the Bowdle house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.]
10 Bowdle, Estimates, Prices, 1971-1972 [Contains cost estimates, price lists, correspondence, a blue print of the Bowdle main house floor plan, and notes. Regards work on the Bowdle house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.]
10 Bowdle -- F. Drew, 1972 [Contains correspondence, a purchase order and notes. Regards Frank Drew's curtain work on the Bowdle house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.]
10 Bowdle, Mrs. Frank, 1972-1973 [Contains correspondence, notes, invoices, shipment inventories, and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Bowdle house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.]
10 Bowdle--Munn--Storage bill from Spillers--Pending, 1972 [Contains correspondence and invoice. Regards the disposal of the Bowdles' mattresses and the shipment of the Bowdles' books by Mrs. Edward P. Munn.]
Bowdle
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11 Bowdle--Re: S/P Ivory Mills, 1973-1974 [Contains correspondence, notes, and customs declarations forms. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' importation of ivory salt and pepper mills for Mrs. Frank Bowdle.]
11 Bowdle, Truck & Miscellaneous, 1972 [Contains an Inventory of furnishings shipped by William Pahlmann Associates via Bekins Van Lines to the Bowdle house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.]
11 Bowdle, U-Haul, 1972 [Contains inventories and notes. Regards the shipment of furnishings by William Pahlmann Associates via U-Haul to the Bowdle house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.]
Brae Burn Country Club (aka Purchase Hills Country Club)
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11 Brae Burn C. C., Estimate, Furnishings, 1964-1967 [Contains a cost estimate, correspondence, cost sheets, and statements. Regards financial matters and the furnishing of the Brae Burn Country Club in Harrison, New York.]
11 Brae Burn Club [Folder 1 of 2], 1964-1967 [Contains correspondence, notes, wall covering samples, and item inventory, cost sheets, a fabric sample, purchase orders, and loss and damage claim slips. Regards work on the Brae Burn Country Club in Harrison, New York.]
11 Brae Burn Club [Folder 2 of 2], 1964-1967 [Contains correspondence, invoices, a certificate of flame resistance, cost sheets, and transmittals. Also contains blueprints of Brae Burn Country Club equipment, lighting equipment schedules, specifications, and notes. Regards work on the Brae Burn Country Club in Harrison, New York.]
Bragman
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11 Bragman, John--200 C.P.S.--3C--C17-3337, 11/1966-67, 1966-1967 [Contains correspondence, a cost estimate, and notes. Regards work on Bragman apartment in New York City. Also concerns claim settlement between John Bragman and William Pahlmann Associates.]
Bramlette
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11 Bramlette, Joseph--Job #3, Longview, TX, 1946-1948 1954 1956-1960 1962-1964 [Contains correspondence, notes, shipment inventories, a paint sample, fabric samples, and freight bills. Also contains an upholstery sample, a shipping contract, and a press release and photograph publicizing William Pahlmann Associates' air shipment of furnishings to Joseph Bramlette via Slick Airlines. Regards work on the Bramlette house in Longview, Texas.]
11 Bramlette, Joseph B., Malibu, 1960 1964-1965 1968-1974 [Contains correspondence, notes, a transmittal, a rough sketch of a bottle arrangement, purchase orders, and invoices. Regards work on the Bramlette houses in Malibu, California and Longview, Texas.]
Braniff International Airways
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11 Braniff Loss Claim, 1971 1973 [Contains correspondence, notes, and baggage loss claim slip. Regard the loss of William Pahlmann's suit bag on a Braniff International Airways flight.]
Brastoff, Sascha, Incorporated
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11 Brastoff, Sascha, 1947-1950 1965 [Contains correspondence, notes, a clipping of a Sascha Brastoff, Incorporated coffee set, and a fabric sample. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' ceramics orders from Sascha Brastoff, Incorporated.]
Breka
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11 Breka, Vincent--Bonwit Teller, 1956-1957 [Contains correspondence and release agreement. Regards payment dispute settlement between F. Vincent Breka and William Pahlmann Associates.]
Brick
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11 Brick, M/M Matthew R., 1950-1952 [Contains correspondence and cost estimates. Regards work on the Brick residence in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.]
Brinker Studios
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11 Brinker Studios, 1957 [Contains correspondence regarding William Pahlmann Associates' order of a Celadon crackle table top from Brinker Studios. Also concerns damage to table top while in transit.]
Brock
Box
11 Brock, Charles--Correspondence, 1/1973, 1973 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards recommended work for the Brock apartment in New York City.]
Brody
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12 Brody, Jerome--Apartment, 1963 [Contains correspondence, a cost estimate, a blueprint of Brody apartment floor plan, and an apartment floor plan for the 200 Central Park South apartment building. Regards work on the Brody apartment at 200 Central Park South in New York City.]
12 Brody, Jerome--Scarsdale, 1957-1959 [Contains correspondence, negatives of Brody house, and confirmations. Regards work on the Brody house in Scarsdale, New York.]
Brooklyn Museum
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12 Brooklyn Museum, 1948-1949 [Contains correspondence, exhibit proposals, a blue print of Brooklyn Museum's Special Exhibit Gallery floor plan, and a returned loan receipt. Regards a proposed interior and garden design exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum in Brooklyn, New York. Also concerns damage to slides belonging to William Pahlmann and the return of African pieces loaned to William Pahlmann Associates by Brooklyn Museum.]
Brosk
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12 Brosk, M/M Bernard, 1949-1950 1952-1953 1955 1962 [Contains correspondence and cost estimates. Regards work on the Brosk apartment in Brooklyn, New York and the proposed decoration of the Brosk apartment in New York City.]
Brown
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12 Brown, Frey--Job #26--223 48th St., NYC, 1946-1948 [Contains correspondence, a cost estimate, and an item list. Regards work on the Brown apartment in New York City.]
Brown, Harris, & Stevens, Incorporated
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12 Brown, Harris & Stevens (See Blitz)--Re: 8 E. 83rd St., 1967-1968 [Contains correspondence regarding repair costs for a damaged architectural painting in the lobby of the 8 East 83rd Street apartment building in New York City.]
Brustein
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12 Brustein, Martin, 1954 1959-1960 [Regards work on the Brustein residence in Kings Point, New York.]
Bulova Watch Company, Incorporated
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12 Bulova, Bookkeeping, 1961-1963 [Contains correspondence, cost sheets, invoices, purchase orders, proposals, and clippings about Bulova Watch Company, Incorporated. Regards bookkeeping matters pertaining to work on Bulova Watch Company Incorporated's offices in New York City.]
12 Bulova--Leavitt & Henshell--Including Contract, 1960-1962 [Contains correspondence, statements, cost estimates, a bank account authorization, agreement letters, and notes. Regards financial and contract matters between William Pahlmann Associates and Leavitt & Henshell, Architects pertaining to work on Bulova Watch Company Incorporated's offices in New York City.]
12 Bulova (Mural Data), 1961 [Contains correspondence, two copies of the Bulova Watch Company, Incorporated brochure A Story of Many Parts, mural description manuscripts, and draft agreements. Regards Glen Michaels' mosaic mural at Bulova Watch Company Incorporated's offices in New York City.]
12 Bulova Watch Company, 1960-1962 [Contains correspondence, a newspaper clipping announcing Bulova Watch Company, Incorporated's lease of new office space, photograph of Bulova Watch Company, Incorporated offices' interior, a furnishing schedule, a carpet estimate, and a finish schedule. Regards work on Bulova Watch Company, Incorporated's offices in New York City.]
Burlington Mills Corporation of New York
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12 Burlington Mills Corp. of New York, 1946-1947 [Contains correspondence, invoices, fabric samples, a newspaper clipping about bedspreads, draft agreements, and a price list. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' design of bedspread lines for Burlington Mills Corporation of New York and Sun Spun Sales Corporation.]
Burelle's Press Clipping Bureau
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12 Burrelle's--Cancelled 1/72, 1952 1958-1959 1962-1964 1970-1972 [Contains correspondence, invoices, notes, the June 1963 issue of Your Clipping Analyst, and Burelle's Press Clipping Bureau brochures. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' account with Burelle's Press Clipping Bureau.]
Burrows
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12 Burrows, Abe--JB Site, 1953-1956 1958 1962-1964 1969-1970 1975 [Contains correspondence, statements, cost estimates, magazine clipping about an overbed table, purchase orders, and invoices. Regards work on the Burrows apartment in New York City.]
Butter
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12 Butter, M/M Stephen, 1959-1960 [Contains correspondence, notes, and rough sketches. Regards consultation on the Butter residence in Longview, Texas.]
C--Miscellaneous
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13 C--Miscellaneous, 1947-1948 1951-1966 1968-1974
Cafritz
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13 Cafritz, Mrs. Edward, 1947-1950 [Contains correspondence, schedules, and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Cafritz apartment in Washington, D.C.]
Cambridge School of Design
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13 Cambridge School of Design, 1949-1952 [Contains correspondence, notes, and meeting minutes. Regards William Pahlmann's working relationship with the Cambridge School of Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts.]
Camp
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13 Camp, John F. 1957-58, 1957-1958 [Contains correspondence, purchase orders, a blueprint of the Camp house floor plan, and cost estimates. Regards work on the Camp house in San Antonio, Texas.]
Cantor
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13 Cantor, Mr. Saul--Hope Homes, Inc.--Crestwood, 1956-1960 [Contains correspondence, lists of items stolen or damaged, a color schedule, a carpet order, lists of items removed by William Pahlmann, a list of counter and floor covering selections, and instructions. Concerns work on Saul Cantor model homes in New Jersey managed by Crestwood Realty, Incorporated and Hope Park Homes, Incorporated. Also concerns work on Hope Park Homes, Incorporated's offices in New Jersey.]
Carlisle Shoe Company
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13 Carlisle Shoe Company, 1948 1950-1953 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, a shoe list, budgets, and a newspaper clipping announcing the appointment of Martin Stollmack as executive vice president of Carlisle Shoe Company. Also contains a drawing of a sign and a Carlisle Shoe Company Description. Regards work on the Carlisle Shoe Company's offices and showroom in New York City.]
Carol Management Corporation
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13 Carol Management Corp., 1960-1961 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards the proposed decoration of two planned Carol Management Corporation hotels in the Miami, Florida area. Also concerns work on the Gracie Towers apartment building in New York City.]
Carrier Corporation
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13 Carrier Corporation, 1953-1955 [Contains correspondence, notes, and press release. Regards William Pahlmann's miscellaneous business dealings with Carrier Corporation.]
Castaneda
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13 Castaneda (& Cassini), 1964 [Contains correspondence regarding Salvador Castaneda's request for William Pahlmann to assist Oscar Cassini and an unnamed friend with their efforts to enter the wallpaper and fabric manufacturing business.]
Catlin
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13 Catlin, M/M Theron--Job #6--41 W. Brentmoor, St. Louis, MO, 1946-1949 1959 [Contains correspondence, invoices, notes, shipment lists, rough sketches of furniture, and a fabric sample. Regards work on the Catlin residence in St. Louis, Missouri.]
Caudle
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13 Caudle, D.B., 1953-1954 [Contains correspondence, notes, and photographs of the Caudle house's interior. Regards the proposed decoration of the Caudle house in Coral Gables, Florida.]
Celanese Corporation
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13 Celanese Corp.--'62 Exhibit, 1959 1962 [Contains correspondence, a construction information worksheet, and a blueprint of Celanese Corporation's Musée Collection Exhibit. Regards work on Celanese Corporation's Musée Collection Exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York.]
Cervantes
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13 Cervantes, A.J., 1961 [Contains correspondence, a list of items to be returned, shipment lists, notes, and photographs of accessories. Also contains a rough sketch and drawing reproductions of a vanity dresser, price lists, and cost estimates. Regards work on the Cervantes residence in St. Louis, Missouri.]
Chalfonte-Haddon Hall Hotel
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13 Chalfonte-Haddon Hall, 1955-1956 [Contains correspondence, notes, rough sketches, an unidentified drawing, a Chalfonte-Haddon Hall Hotel Caribbean Weekend brochure, cost estimates, and photographs of the Chalfonte-Haddon Hall Hotel's interior. Regards work on the Chalfonte-Haddon Hall Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey.]
Chandler
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13 Chandler, Louis, 1954-1958 [Contains correspondence, photographs and negatives of Chandler's Shoes' store interior and exterior, confirmations, a cost estimate, and notes. Regards work on the Chandler house in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, and work on Chandler's Shoes store.]
Charak Furniture Company
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13 Charak Furniture, 1954 [Contains correspondence and press release publicizing William Pahlmann's Venetian Loggia model room featuring Charak Furniture Company furniture pieces at the 1954 National Home Furnishings Show. Regards William Pahlmann's proposal to design a model room using Charak Furniture Company furniture pieces for the 1955 National Home Furnishings Show. Also concerns a royalty agreement covering Charak Furniture Company's manufacture of a William Pahlmann designed pedestal table.]
Charles of the Ritz
Box
13 Charles of the Ritz, 1964 [Contains correspondence regarding work on Charles of the Ritz's exhibit at the 1964- 1965 New York World's Fair.]
Chesrown
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14 Chesrown, Melva, 1955-1958 1960 1962 1965-1967 [Contains correspondence, item lists, invoices, and press releases publicizing the activities of Melva Chesrown, Incorporated. Regards work on Melva Chesrown's apartment in New York City. Also concerns Melva Chesrown, Incorporated's public relations work concerning the publication of The Pahlmann Book of Interior Design.]
Chironna Associates, Incorporated
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14 Chironna, William, 1957-1958 [Contains correspondence regarding work on Chironna Associates, Incorporated's offices in Virginia Beach, Virginia and Norfolk, Virginia.]
Chisholm
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14 Chisolm, Miss Margaret, 1965-1967 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Chisholm apartment in New York City.]
Chrysler Corporation
Box
14 Chrysler Corp., 1955-1956 [Contains correspondence, a photograph of William Pahlmann and others for a Chrysler Corporation magazine advertisement, notes, and a press release. Regards William Pahlmann's participation in Chrysler Corporation magazine advertisements. Also concerns Pahlmann's proposed participation in Chrysler Corporation's "Plymouth News Caravan" national lecture tour.]
Chung
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14 Chung, C.M. (Bros.) (see President), 1968 [Contains a letter from William Pahlmann to C.M. Chung, and a newspaper clipping announcing the sale of the President Hotel. Regards a proposed Chung Brothers hotel in Singapore. Also concerns the Chung Brothers' planned sale of the President Hotel in Hong Kong.]
Citizens & Southern National Bank
Box
14 Citizens & Southern National Bank, 1957-1958 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on Citizens & Southern National Bank's offices in New York City.] ; Combined folders
City Club of Baton Rouge
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14 City Club of Baton Rouge, 1956 [Contains correspondence and a City Club of Baton Rouge brochure. Regards the proposed decoration of City Club of Baton Rouge in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.]
City of New York
Box
14 City of New York, Car Summons, 1970-1971 [Contains correspondence, a hearing request confirmation, and parking violation summonses. Regards a William Pahlmann Associates parking violation dispute with the City of New York.]
Claims
Box
14 Claim--11/25/74 w/ Broken Marble--Braniff, 12/7/74, 1974 [Contains correspondence, claim forms, cost estimates, an inspection report, airbills, and notes. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' claim for marble table tops damaged during shipment via Braniff International Airways.]
14 Claims, 1949-1950 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' claims for miscellaneous items damaged during shipment.]
14 Claims, 1948-1949 1951-1954 1956-1957 [Contains correspondence, invoice, and claim forms. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' claims for miscellaneous items lost and damaged during shipment.]
Clark, Cyrus, Company, Incorporated
Box
14 Clark, Mr. Cyrus--Path of Sun & Portugal, 1952-1954 1959 [Contains correspondence, notes, cost list, fabric lists, and purchase order. Regards Cyrus Clark Company, Incorporated's manufacture, sale, and promotion of William Pahlmann designed Path of Sun and Portuguese fabrics.]
Clarke, Grace Richey, Studio
Box
14 Clarke, Grace Richey, 1950-1951 1953-1955 1957 [Contains correspondence, notes, and a fabric sample. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' blinds order from Grace Richey Clarke Studio.]
Cloud
Box
14 Cloud--Crawford--Correspondence--Contract & Ins. (Folder 1 of 2), 1968-1969 [Contains correspondence, notes, proposals, work orders, and transmittals. Also contains statements, invoices, budgets, and a certificate of capital improvement. Regards work performed by William Crawford, Incorporated on the Cloud apartment in New York City.]
14 Cloud--Crawford--Correspondence--Contract & Ins. (Folder 2 of 2), 1968-1969 [Contains correspondence, work orders, statements, proposals, and transmittals. Also contains work schedules, insurance documents, notes, and invoices. Regards work performed by William Crawford, Incorporated on the Cloud apartment in New York City.]
14 Cloud, M/M John K.--Correspondence, 1968-1970 1973 [Contains correspondence, notes, invoices, an upholstery sample, a drawing reproduction of a dining room wall, and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Cloud apartment in New York City.]
Clough
Box
14 Clough, Virginia, 1967-1970 [Contains correspondence, invoices, a cost estimate, and purchase orders. Regards work on the Clough apartment in New York City.]
Coffey
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14 Coffey, Mr. Lee W., 1949-1952 [Contains correspondence, a statement, and cost estimates. Regards work on the Coffey apartments in Brooklyn, New York and New York City.]
Coffina
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14 Coffina, Herman, 1973 [Contains correspondence, notes, and a photocopy of a Coffina apartment floor plan. Regards work on the Coffina apartment in New York City.]
Coffina
Box
15 Coffina, Herman (Folder 1 of 2), 1948-1952 1958-1959 [Contains legal documents and notes. Regards work on the Coffina apartment in New York City. Also concerns the William Pahlmann Associates vs. Herman Coffina payment dispute case.] ; Combined Folders 8/1/68
15 Coffina, Herman (Folder 2 of 2), 1948-1952 1958-1959 [Contains correspondence, statements, cost estimates, and invoices. Regards work on the Coffina apartment in New York City. Also concerns the William Pahlmann Associates vs. Herman Coffina payment dispute case.] ; Combined Folders 8/1/68
Cohen, Barry
Box
15 Cohen, Barry, 1958 [Contains correspondence and a confirmation. Regards work on the Barry Cohen apartment in New York City.]
Cohen, Charles
Box
15 Cohen, Charles, 1958-1960 [Contains correspondence and cost estimates. Regards work on the Charles Cohen house in Scarsdale, New York.]
Cohen, Louis D.
Box
15 Cohen, L. D--Legal & Release (& Marilyn Cohen), 1947-1949 1954-1955 [Contains correspondence, notes, a cost estimate, legal documents, and a blueprint of the L.D. Cohen apartment. Regards work on the L.D. Cohen apartment in New York City and house in Great Neck, New York. Also concerns the William Pahlmann Associates vs. Louis D. Cohen and Frances Cohen payment dispute case.] ; Combined Folders 8/2/68
Colfax
Box
15 Colfax, Peter, 1964 [Contains correspondence and a proposal. Regards work on American Potash & Chemical Corporation's apartment at the Waldorf Towers hotel in New York City.]
Coliseum, New York
Box
15 Coliseum (see also Am. Rayon), 1956 [Contains correspondence, notes, two New York Coliseum floor plans, and an International Antiques Exhibition and Sale brochure. Regards work on the American Rayon Institute's exhibit at the 1956 National Home Furnishings Show at the New York Coliseum in New York City. Also concerns floor space at the New York Coliseum.]
Colonial Sand & Stone Company, Incorporated
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15 Colonial Sand & Stone Co., 1953 1956 [Contains correspondence, invoice, proposals, and cost estimates. Regards work on Colonial Sand & Stone Company, Incorporated's offices in New York City.] ; Combined 8/2/68
Colquitt
Box
15 Colquitt, M/M Walter, 1952 [Contains correspondence, and order list, cost estimates, and a confirmation. Regards work on the Colquitt apartment in New York City.] ; Combined 8/2/68
Columbia University Club
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15 Columbia University Club, 1954-1956 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, notes, and a Columbia University Club annual board of governors' report. Regards work on the Columbia University Club in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/5/68
Columbus Hotel
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15 Columbus Hotel, 1952 [Contains correspondence, a photograph of a mirror, cost estimates, notes, rough sketches, and blueprints of the Columbus Hotel. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
15 Columbus Hotel (Folder 1 of 2), 1952-1954 [Contains correspondence, budgets, cost estimates, notes, paint samples, invoices, fabric samples, and James G. Hardy, Incorporated brochures. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
15 Columbus Hotel (Folder 2 of 2), 1952-1954 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, notes, invoices, and James G. Hardy, Incorporated brochures. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
Columbus Hotel
Box
16 Columbus Hotel, 1955 [Contains correspondence, rough sketches, cost estimates, invoices, a Columbus Hotel post card, notes, and an upholstery sample. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
16 Columbus Hotel, 1956-1957 [Contains correspondence, an information sheet on Pierre Tartoue, notes, a purchase requisition slip, a brass tack sample, and upholstery samples. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
16 Columbus Hotel (Folder 1 of 2), 1957-1958 [Contains correspondence, notes, upholstery samples, a Robinson-Johnson chair brochure, and a rough sketch reproduction of a table. Also contains a purchase requisition slip, statements, invoices, and a transmittal. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
16 Columbus Hotel (Folder 2 of 2), 1957-1958 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, two Columbus Hotel floor plans, and upholstery sample. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
16 Columbus Hotel, 1959-1961 [Contains correspondence, upholstery samples, purchase orders, notes, rough sketches, and a Prestige desk brochure. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
16 Columbus Hotel, 1962-1963 [Contains correspondence and a wall paper sample. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
16 Columbus Hotel, 1963 [Contains correspondence, rough sketch reproductions of 17th floor, a photo reproduction of an ice cream cart, blueprints of the Columbus Hotel, rough sketches, and notes. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
16 Columbus Hotel (Billing), 1952-1953 [Contains correspondence and statements. Regards billing matters pertaining to work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
16 Columbus Hotel (Billing), 1958-1959 [Contains correspondence and invoices. Regards billing matters pertaining to work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
16 Columbus Hotel (Billing & Shipping), 1960-1961 [Contains correspondence regarding billing and shipping matters pertaining to work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
Columbus Hotel
Box
17 Columbus Hotel, Bookkeeping, 1954-1957 [Contains correspondence regarding bookkeeping matters pertaining to work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
17 Columbus Hotel--Carpet Correspondence, 1953-1955 [Contains correspondence, notes, and color samples. Regards carpeting for the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
17 Columbus Hotel--Columbia Mills and Magic City, 1953-1955 [Contains correspondence and copies of newspaper clippings concerning the fire at Magic City Shade and Drapery Company. Regards shades installed at the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida. The shades were ordered from Columbia Mills, Incorporated and installed by Magic City Shade and Drapery Company.]
17 Columbus Hotel (Contracts), 1952 1954-1956 [Contains correspondence regarding contract matters pertaining to work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
17 Columbus Hotel (Correspondence), 1960-1961 [Contains correspondence, and invoice, and estimate. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
17 Columbus Hotel (Lynch), 1954 [Contains correspondence, notes, a paint sample, and an estimate. Most of the correspondence is between William Pahlmann Associates and S.A. Lynch Corporation. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
17 Columbus Hotel--Miami Club (S.A. Lynch), 1957 [Contains correspondence, drawing reproductions, a purchase requisition slip, notes, china shape lists, and Specifications for Interior Furnishings, Fixtures, & Special Millwork of Dining Room for Miami Club Addition. Most of the correspondence is between William Pahlmann Associates and S.A. Lynch Corporation. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel's Miami Club.]
17 Columbus Hotel (New Rooms), 1956-1957 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, a blueprint of Living Room #1501, Columbus Hotel floor plans, and a drawing of Bed Room #1402. Also contains fabric samples, notes, wall decoration lists, and rough sketches. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel's new rooms.]
17 Columbus Hotel--Notes and Plans, 1952 [Contains correspondence, a carpet price list, cost estimates, rough sketches, notes, and a press release publicizing retention of William Pahlmann Associates for the redecoration of Columbus Hotel. Regards preliminary planning for the redecoration of the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
17 Columbus Hotel--Rada; Grant Adv.; August Dorr Publicity, 1952-1956 [Contains correspondence, a drawing of a proposed publicity photograph of William Pahlmann, a newspaper clipping about Columbus Hotel lamps fabricated from Nooth Carbonated Water Devices, a television filming and radio interview schedule, and notes. Regards publicity for William Pahlmann Associates' redecoration of the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida. Publicity work was performed by Rada Photography, Grant Advertising, Incorporated, and August Dorr Advertising.]
Columbus Hotel
Box
18 Columbus Hotel, S. A. Lynch, 1965-1966 [Contains correspondence between William Pahlmann Associates and S.A. Lynch Corporation. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
18 Columbus Hotel, S. A. Lynch Corp., 1952-1956 1962 [Contains correspondence, statements, cost estimates, cost sheets, and blueprints of the Columbus Hotel. Most of the correspondence is between William Pahlmann Associates and S.A. Lynch Corporation. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
18 Columbus Hotel, Suites, 1954-1955 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, shipment lists, notes, and rough sketches. Also contains a fabric sample, item lists, Columbus Hotel floor plans, and wallpaper samples. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel's suites.]
18 Columbus--R. Pancoast, 1952-1953 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards work performed by Russell T. Pancoast and Associates, Architects on the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
18 Columbus, Top of, 1953-1954 [Contains correspondence, notes, a rough sketch of light fixtures, a loss and damage form, and invoices. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel's Top o' The Columbus restaurant.]
18 Columbus--Top--Santa Maria--Lynch Offices--Lounge (Folder 1 of 2), 1958-1959 [Contains correspondence, rough sketches, notes, invoices, upholstery samples, and a wallpaper sample. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel's Top o' The Columbus restaurant, Santa Maria Room, S.A. Lynch offices, and Lounge.]
18 Columbus--Top--Santa Maria--Lynch Offices--Lounge (Folder 2 of 2), 1958-1959 [Contains correspondence, notes, fabric samples, upholstery samples, and cost estimates. Regards work on the Columbus Hotel's Top o' The Columbus restaurant, Santa Maria Room, S.A. Lynch offices, and Lounge.]
18 Lynch Boat, 1954 [Contains correspondence regarding work on Stephen A. Lynch Sr.'s boat.]
18 Lynch House, 1952-1953 [Contains correspondence, blueprints, notes, rough sketches, and upholstery sample, and a drawing of an unidentified floor plan. Regards work on the Stephen A. Lynch Jr. house in Miami Beach, Florida.]
18 The Towers Hotel (S. A. Lynch; Columbus), 1958-1959 [Contains correspondence between William Pahlmann Associates and S.A. Lynch Corporation, and blueprint of the Towers Hotel floor plan. Regards work on the Towers Hotel and the Columbus Hotel in Miami, Florida.]
Combustion Engineering, Incorporated
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19 Combustion Engineering, 1973 [Contains correspondence, a contact list, notes, transmittals, drawing reproductions, and a photograph of a breakfront cabinet. Regards work on Combustion Engineering, Incorporated's offices in Stamford, Connecticut.]
19 Combustion Engineering, 1973-1974 [Contains correspondence, blueprints, negatives of Combustion Engineering, Incorporated's offices interior, notes, speaker grille samples, and item lists. Regards work on Combustion Engineering, Incorporated's offices in Stamford, Connecticut.]
19 Combustion Engineering (& Louis M. Wolff), 1973-1974 [Contains a contact list, check stubs, and notes. Regards work performed by William Pahlmann Associates and Louis M. Wolff on Combustion Engineering, Incorporated's offices in Stamford, Connecticut.]
19 Combustion Engineering and Stair & Company, 1973 [Contains correspondence regarding Stair & Company furniture purchased for Combustion Engineering, Incorporated's offices in Stamford, Connecticut.]
Comerford
Box
19 Comerford, W. L., 1963-1964 [Contains correspondence and legal documents. Regards William Lee Comerford (aka Comerford Gallery) bankruptcy case. Also concerns William Pahlmann Associates' purchase of two Japanese screens from the Comerford Estate.]
Compagnia Nazionale Artigiana
Box
19 Compagnia Nazionale Artigiana, 1951-1953 [Contains correspondence and statements. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' miscellaneous business dealings with Compagnia Nazionale Artigiana.]
Comtel
Box
19 Comtel (WCP's TV) ,, 1968; Folder empty
Compton Advertising Company
Box
19 Compton Adv. Co., 1951 1956 [Contains correspondence, drawings of Compton Advertising Company offices, Photostats of Yes Tissues television commercial scenes, Yes Tissues television commercial scripts, a statement, and cost estimates. Regards work on Compton Advertising Company's offices in New York City. Also concerns William Pahlmann Associates' set decoration work for Yes Tissues television commercials produced by Compton Advertising Company.] ; Combined Folders 8/5/68
Conant, Mrs. George
Box
19 Conant, Mrs. George, 1960-1962 [Contains correspondence regarding work on the Mrs. George Conant apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/8/68
Conant, Roger
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19 Conant, Roger, 1967-1968 [Contains correspondence, notes, a purchase order and a cost estimate. Regards the refurbishment and closing of the Roger Conant apartment in New York City, which was damaged by fire.]
Conklin
Box
19 Conklin, John C., 1950-1952 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Conklin residence in Saddle River, New Jersey.]
Connoisseur Wallcoverings, Incorporated
Box
19 Connoisseur Wallcoverings, Contract--Milton Lippman--DI6-1260--Downtown, 1967-1969 [Contains correspondence, notes, statements, a magazine clipping about the introduction of Classic Wallcoverings children's wallpapers, notes, a Connoisseur Wallcoverings brochure, contract drafts, and a contract between William Pahlmann Associates and Connoisseur Wallcoverings, Incorporated. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' contract to design wall covering patterns for Connoisseur Wallcoverings, Incorporated of New York City.]
19 Connoisseur Wallpapers, 1967 [Contains a magazine clipping of sea shells, drawings of wallpaper patterns, a drawing reproduction of a wallpaper pattern, and rough sketches and notes regarding sea shell wallpaper patterns.]
Contempo Shops, Incorporated (Wichendon Furniture and Chair Company)
Box
19 Contempo, 1948-1950 [Contains correspondence, Momentum furniture price lists, notes, a press release publicizing Momentum furniture, a buyer list, a department and furniture store list, showroom item list, and a newspaper and magazine editor list. Regards manufacture and sale of William Pahlmann's Momentum furniture line by the Contempo Shops, Incorporated (a division of Wichendon Furniture and Chair Company of Wichendon, Massachusetts). Also concerns the bankruptcy of Contempo Shops, Incorporated, customer complaints, and William Pahlmann Associates' financial claims against Contempo Shops, Incorporated.]
19 Contempo & Readsboro (See Momentum), 1948-1950 [Contains correspondence, Momentum furniture price lists, a William Pahlmann Design furniture tag, legal documents, newspaper clippings about the bankruptcy of Contempo Shops, Incorporated, and notes. Also contains a department and furniture store list, an outline of plans for promotion of Momentum furniture, an upholstery sample,invoices, and contract drafts. Regards the manufacture and sale of William Pahlmann's Momentum furniture line by Contempo Shops, Incorporated (a division of Wichendon Furniture and Chair Company of Wichendon, Massachusetts) and Readsboro Chair Corporation and the subsequent bankruptcy of Contempo Shops, Incorporated. Also concerns William Pahlmann Associates' financial claims against Contempo Shops, Incorporated, and termination of contract between the two firms.]
Contempo Shops, Incorporated (Wichendon Furniture and Chair Company)
Box
20 Contempo Shops, Inc., 1948-1950 [Contains correspondence, business reports, legal documents, and contract drafts. Regards the manufacture and sales of William Pahlmann's Momentum furniture line by Contempo Shops, Incorporated (a division of Wichendon Furniture and Chair Company of Wichendon, Massachusetts) and its subsequent bankruptcy. Also concerns William Pahlmann Associates' financial claims against Contempo Shops, Incorporated and the termination of the contract between the two firms.]
20 Contempo (Winchendon Furniture & Chair Co.), 1948-1950 [Contains legal documents, business reports, and contracts. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' contracts with Contempo Shops, Incorporated and Wichendon Furniture & Chair Company of Wichendon, Massachusetts for the sale and manufacture of William Pahlmann's Momentum furniture line and the subsequent bankruptcy of Contempo Shops, Incorporated. Also concerns William Pahlmann Associates' financial claims against Contempo Shops, Incorporated and the termination of the contract between William Pahlmann Associates and Winchendon Furniture & Chair Company.]
Consolidated Trimming Corporation
Box
20 Consolidated Trimming, 1952-1953 [Contains correspondence, a statement, and a memo about Consolidated Trimming Corporation's slip cover promotion. Regards work on Consolidated Trimming Corporation's slip cover promotion in Good Housekeeping.] ; Combined Folders 8/8/68
Coonley
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20 Coonley, Prentiss, 1946 1948 1956-1959 1961 [Contains correspondence, notes, a furnishing list, cost estimates, and a newspaper clipping announcing that Kay Sullivan (Mrs. Prentiss Coonley) is editor of Kaleidoscope. Regards work on the Coonley apartment in New York City.]
Coral Harbour Club
Box
20 Coral Harbour, 1957 1975 [Contains correspondence, an audit inventory of Coral Harbour Club's antiques and objects of art, and notes. Regards the possible relocation of Coral Harbour Club's antiques and objects of art from Nassau, Bahamas to Miami, Florida. Also concerns the club's request for documentation from William Pahlmann Associates.]
20 Coral Harbour--Bldg. 1, undated [Contains notes, rough sketches, purchase lists, cost estimates, and blueprints of Coral Harbour Club's Building 1. Regards work on Building 1 of the Coral Harbour Club in Nassau, Bahamas.]
20 Coral Harbour--Bldg. 3--Northgate Est. & Plans, undated [Contains notes, a room list, blueprints of Coral Harbour Club's Building 3, purchase lists, cost estimates, a photostat of a rendering of Building 3's exterior, and a drawing of a Building 3 floor plan. Regards work on Building 3 (aka "Northgate") of the Coral Harbour Club in Nassau, Bahamas.]
20 Coral Harbour Operating Co. (Folder 1 of 2), 1955-1961 1963 [Contains correspondence, a photograph of William Pahlmann at the Coral Harbour Club, newspaper clippings, Mystic Seaport post cards, photo reproductions of statues, Coral Harbour Club stationary, and rough sketches. Also contains price quotations, a proposal, staff uniform brochures, and fabric samples. Most of the correspondence is between William Pahlmann Associates and the officers of the Coral Harbour Operating Company. Regards work on the Coral Harbour Club in Nassau, Bahamas.] ; Combined Folders 8/12/68
20 Coral Harbour Operating Co. (Folder 2 of 2), 1955-1961 1963 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, shipment inventories, wall decoration lists, and paint samples. Most of the correspondence is between William Pahlmann Associates and the officers of the Coral Harbour Operating Company. Regards work on the Coral Harbour Club in Nassau, Bahamas.] ; Combined Folders 8/12/68
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Box
20 Corcoran Gallery, 1961-1962 [Contains correspondence, a fabric sample, a cost estimate, and a newspaper clipping criticizing William Pahlmann Associates' redecoration of the Corcoran Gallery of Art Auditorium. Regards work on the Corcoran Gallery of Art Auditorium in Washington, DC.]
Corot
Box
20 Corot (Paris), 1954-1955 [Contains correspondence, Raoul Duffy fabric line brochures, and photographs of Raoul Duffy fabrics. Regards Corot's Raul Duffy fabric line.]
Corpus Christi
Box
20 Corpus Christi, Heldenfels Restoration [See DH drawers for photos], 1970-1971 [Contains correspondence and price lists. Regards work on H.C. Heldenfel's Centennial House in Corpus Christi, Texas.]
Corpus Christi Town Club
Box
20 Corpus Christi, Town Club, 1961-1963 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, statements, a copy of the announcement of the retention of William Pahlmann Associates by the Corpus Christi Town Club, and a Perma Dry Company affidavit of flame proofing. Also contains a drawing reproduction of revised Corpus Christi Town Club Card Room floor plan and a blueprint of the original Corpus Christi Town Club Card Room floor plan. Regards work on Corpus the Christi Town Club in Corpus Christi, Texas.]
Cossaboom
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21 Cossaboom (casters), 1956 1960 [Contains correspondence between William Pahlmann Associates and Doris Cossaboom, secretary to Arthur Wellman. Regards furniture casters for Arthur Wellman.]
Costigan, Lola
Box
21 Costigan, Lola (Mrs. Martin), 1963 1969-1975 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Costigan apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/13/68
Coty, Incorporated
Box
21 Coty Fashion Awards, Job #16, NYC, 1946-1947 [Contains correspondence regarding work for the Coty Fashion Award Show in New York City and the invitation of William Pahlmann to attend the preview of Coty, Incorporated's Masterpiece perfume.]
Coultis, John, Interiors
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21 Coultis, John [Chittick], 1949-1950 1952 1956 1958 1964 1972 [Contains correspondence, notes, a purchase order, a fabric sample, and an inspection report. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and John Coultis Interiors.]
Cousins, Margaret
Box
21 Cousins, Margaret, 63rd St. [+25% Markup], 1955 1958 1966-1968 1971 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards work on the Margaret Cousins apartment in New York City.]
21 Cousins, Margaret, Dobbs Ferry, 1950-1952 1954 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards work on the Margaret Cousins house in Dobbs Ferry, New York.]
21 Cousins, Margaret--Fire Claim--Apt.--125E63-8C--TE8-4753, 1964 1966 [Contains correspondence, photographs of interior fire damage to the Margaret Cousins apartment, an air conditioning installment agreement, cost estimates, a storage contract, insurance documents, and notes. Also contains cost sheets, loss inventories, invoices, photographs of painting "Still Life", an appraisal, and a proposal. Regards fire damage claim for the Margaret Cousins apartment in New York City. Also concerns the repair and the redecoration of apartment.]
21 Cousins, Margaret, Montauk, 1956 1963 [Contains correspondence and rough sketches. Regards work on the Margaret Cousins house in Montauk, New York.]
Cousins, Walter
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21 Cousins, M/M Walter, 1964-1965 1972 [Contains correspondence, notes, a rough sketch of a table, and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Walter Cousins apartment in New York City. Also concerns the value of Japanese and Chinese export porcelains in the possession of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cousins.] ; Combined Folders 8/13/68
Coven, E. Robert
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21 Coven, E. R., 1964-1965 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on the E.R. Coven apartment in New York City and house in Paterson, New Jersey.]
21 Coven, E. R.--Work Done 6/68, 1968 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on the E.R. Coven apartment in New York City.]
21 Coven, M/M Robert, 1950-1953 1955-1956 1960 1962 1968 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, confirmations, and an unordered item list. Regards work on the E.R. Coven house in Paterson, New Jersey and apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/8/68
Coven, Stuart
Box
21 Coven, M/M Stuart, 1956-1962 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, and confirmations. Regards work on the Stuart Coven houses in Hackensack, New Jersey and Upper Montclair, New Jersey.]
21 Coven, Stuart, 1960-1968 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, and purchase orders. Regards work on the Stuart Coven house in Upper Montclair, New Jersey.]
Cowles
Box
21 Cowles, Mrs. Thornberg, 1953-1954 1957 1959 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, and a newspaper clipping of Lois Cowles' engagement announcement. Regards work on the Cowles apartment in New York City.]
Cragin
Box
21 Cragin, Mr. Donald Wilson, 1955 1967 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Cragin apartment in New York City.]
Crain, B.W.
Box
21 Crain, B. W., 1972-1973 [Contains correspondence, photo reproductions of a Chippendale cabinet, and notes. Regards work on the B.W. Crain house in Longview, Texas.]
21 Crain, B. W., Billing, 1962 1964-1969 [Contains correspondence regarding billing matters pertaining to work on the B.W. Crain house in Longview, Texas.]
21 Crain--Chippendale Cabinet & Porcelains--12/8/61, 1961-1962 [Contains correspondence, a photo reproduction of a Chippendale cabinet, notes, rough sketches, and invoices. Regards a Chippendale cabinet and porcelains for the B.W. Crain house in Longview, Texas.]
21 Crain--Lacy--Griffith [notes on porcelains], 1968 [Contains correspondence, porcelain value inventories, porcelain shipment inventories, and notes. Regards the value and shipments of porcelain belonging to B.W. Crain, Lacy Company, and J.W. Griffith.]
Crain, E.B.
Box
21 Crain, E.B. & Huntington Park, 1963-1966 [Contains correspondence, a map of Longview, Texas, magazine clippings listing House & Home staff, cost sheet, and notes. Also contains a purchase order, a newspaper clipping about the proposed Main Place skyscraper project in Dallas, Texas, and invoices. Regards work on E.B. Crain house in Longview, Texas. Also concerns work for the Huntington Park Development Company of Longview, Texas.]
Crain Debutante Party
Box
22 Crain Deb Costs, [Keep re: Beretta] 1968, 1968 [Contains a cost list for the Crain Debutante Party in Houston, Texas.]
22 Crain Debutante Party, Billing File, 1968-1969 [Contains correspondence, notes, a photograph of a vase, a contact list, invitations, purchase orders, and invoices. Regards billing matters pertaining to work for the Crain Debutante Party in Houston, Texas.]
22 Crain Debutante Party, Dec. 21, Correspondence & Publicity, 1963 1966 1968-1969 [Contains correspondence, notes, press release manuscripts, a drawing reproduction of the Houston Country Club's lounge windows, and photographs of The Tams music group. Also contains rough sketches, Crain family photo Christmas cards, Crain family invitations, and photographs of the Houston Country Club's ballroom. Regards work for the Crain Debutante party in Houston, Texas.]
Crawford, William, Incorporated
Box
22 Crawford, Wm. (Contractors), 1969 [Contains a list of construction procedures and list of construction projects completed by William Crawford, Incorporated of New York City.]
Creadick
Box
22 Creadick, Bob, 1952-1953 [Contains correspondence, photographs of Creadick house's exterior, and blueprints of Creadick house's exterior and interior. Regards work on the Creadick house in Wilmington, Delaware. Also concerns a proposed feature on Creadick house for either Good Housekeeping or McCall's.]
Creighton
Box
22 Creighton, Victor, 1959-1961 [Contains correspondence, shipment inventories, notes, newspaper and pamphlet clippings about several houses in San Antonio, Texas, a photo reproduction of antique chairs, and photographs of furniture and accessories. Also contains a cost estimate, photographs of the wall and gate on the Creighton property, a purchase order, rough sketches, and a transmittal. Concerns work on the Creighton house in San Antonio, Texas.]
22 Creighton, Victor, 1960-1965 1968 [Contains correspondence, specifications for the Creighton house, price lists, and notes. Also contains invoices, a fabric sample, statements, and a photo reproduction of a chest of drawers. Regards work on the Creighton house in San Antonio, Texas.]
22 Creighton, Victor, 1971-1973 1975 [Contains correspondence, notes, transmittals, purchase orders, and invoices. Regards work on the Creighton house in San Antonio, Texas.]
22 Creighton, Victor (Notes), 1960 [Contains notes, a blueprint of Creighton house's fireplace, a blueprint of Creighton house's furniture plan, and a drawing reproduction. Regards work on Creighton house in San Antonio, Texas.]
Creston Transfer Company
Box
22 Creston Transfer Co., 1952 1954 [Contains correspondence and invoices. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' furniture shipments to and from Grand Rapids Bookcase and Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan via Creston Transfer Company.]
Cromwell
Box
22 Cromwell, Richard (also see Alejo; Bolet), 1953-1954 1956 1958-1959 [Contains correspondence, slides of ceramic tiles made by Richard Cromwell, clippings about Richard Cromwell and his ceramic tiles, and notes. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Richard Cromwell, including tile orders for Alberto Alejo and one of the Bolet houses.]
Cross & Brown Company
Box
22 Cross & Brown Co-op, [Arthur Hardgrove Co.], 31 E. 72nd, 1962 [Contains correspondence, notes, a blueprint of a 31 East 72nd Street apartment floor plan, and a photostat of a 31 East 72nd Street apartment floor plan. Regards work on Cross & Brown Company's apartment at 31 East 72nd Street in New York City.]
Culberg
Box
22 Culberg, M/M Maury, 1952-1954 [Contains correspondence, a statement, and notes. Regards work on the Culberg residence in Chicago, Illinois. Also concerns the payment of bills by the Maury Culberg estate.]
Cullinan
Box
22 Cullinan, Nina, Letters with Prices, 1969-1972 [Contains correspondence, notes, a statement, rough sketches, cost estimates, and transmittals. Regards work on the Cullinan house in Houston, Texas.]
Cumberland House
Box
23 Cumberland House, 1956-1959 [Contains correspondence, biographies of artists Carl Morris and John Guerin, cost estimates, price quotations, and proposals. Regards work on the Cumberland House apartment building in New York City.]
Cunningham
Box
23 Cunningham, Mrs. John A., 1969-1970 [Contains correspondence, a magazine clipping of a mirror, notes, rough sketches, a purchase order, and an invoice. Regards work on the Cunningham residence in Charlotte, North Carolina.]
D--Miscellaneous
Box
23 D--Miscellaneous, 1947-1948 1950-1960 1962-1965 1967 1969-1974
Dauber
Box
23 Dauber, Cheryl (Solomon)--Correspondence, 1972-1973 [Contains correspondence, notes, and an invoice. Regards Queen Anne chairs for the Dauber residence in Bloomfield, New Jersey.]
David, John, Incorporated
Box
23 David, John, 1950 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards work on John David, Incorporated's offices in New York City.]
David's Specialty Shops, Incorporated
Box
23 David's Specialty Shops, Inc., 1948-1949 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, and a furnishing schedule. Regards work on David's Specialty Shop store in Albany, New York.]
Davies
Box
23 Davies, Mrs. John Paton, Washington, D.C., 1965 1971-1972 [Contains correspondence, newspaper clipping about Patricia Grady Davies' husband John Paton Davies, and notes. Regards Patricia Grady Davies' proposed international consultant work for William Pahlmann Associates. Also regards the removal of Davies' affiliation with William Pahlmann Associates from the American Institute of Interior Designers' directory.]
Davis, Gene
Box
23 Davis, Mr. Gene--444 E. 57th St., NYC, 1947 [Contains correspondence regarding shower curtains for the Gene Davis apartment in New York City.]
Davis, Lewis
Box
23 Davis, M/M Lewis, 1954-1955 [Contains correspondence, notes, paint samples, blueprint of Lewis Davis house living room floor plan, rough sketches, and photographs of Lewis Davis house interior. Regards work on Lewis Davis house in Villanova, Pennsylvania.]
D & D (Decoration & Design) Shows
Box
23 D&D 1962-65, 1962 1964-1965 [Contains correspondence and invoices. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' participation in Decoration & Design Shows 1962, 1963, and 1965.]
deFina
Box
23 de Fina, Mrs. Joseph (Jean Flagler Matthews), 1951-1953 1957 [Contains correspondence, clippings, photographs of furniture and accessories, and cost estimates. Also contains drawings, rough sketches, invoices, and notes. Regards work on the deFina house in Rye, New York.]
Del Rio
Box
23 Del Rio, Marchesa, 1949-1950 [Contains correspondence, photographs of the Del Rio house's interior, notes, and a statement. Regards work on the Del Rio house in Havana, Cuba.]
Delhi-Taylor Oil Corporation
Box
23 Delhi-Taylor Oil Corp., 1953 1956 1959-1961 1963 [Contains correspondence, photographs of artwork, a loss and damage claim form, print lists, photo reproductions of furniture, a furnishing list, invoices, and purchase lists. Also contains a budget, a cost estimate, shipment lists, carpet specifications, magazine clippings about Clint W. Murchison, Sr., Delhi-Taylor Oil Corporation publications, and newspaper clippings about Delhi-Taylor Oil Corporation. Concerns work on Delhi- Taylor Oil Corporation's offices in Dallas, Texas.] ; Combined folders 8/6/68
Design Contracts
Box
23 Design Contracts, 1954 [Contains a memo regarding an article written by attorney Mike Epstein in May 1954 issue of Interiors, in which Epstein discussed points he felt should be included within a contract with a manufacturer for designing.]
Designs for Dining
Box
23 Designs for Dining, 1959-1961 [Contains correspondence, material requirement lists, a participant list, photographs of telephones, blueprints of the "Designs for Dining" exhibit, a printed description of the "Designs for Dining" exhibit, and a William Pahlmann Associates brochure. Regards the design and installation of William Pahlmann Associates' "Designs for Dining" exhibit at the 1960 National Hotel Exposition in New York City. Also concerns manufacturer participation in the exhibit.] ; Combined folders 8/6/68
Dewar
Box
24 Dewar, Hal--Correspondence, 1973
Dial, Morse, Jr.
Box
24 Dial, Morse G., Jr., 1960 1965-1969 [Contains correspondence, notes, and cost estimates. Regards work on the Morse Dial, Jr. apartment in New York City and house in Washington, D.C. Also concerns William Pahlmann Associates' offer to decorate the Morse Dial, Jr. house in Greenwich, Connecticut.]
Dial, Morse, Sr.
Box
24 Dial, Morse, Sr., 1966 [Contains correspondence, notes, drawing photocopies, specifications, a fabric sample, and a rough sketch. Regards work on the Morse Dial, Sr. house in Naples, Florida.]
24 Dial, Morse, Sr., 1965-1968 [Contains correspondence, a contact list, certificates of electrical inspection, a blueprint of a wall painting placement, rough sketches, and photographs of paintings. Also contains a photograph of a ceiling, a transmittal, purchase lists, a furniture brochure, and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Morse Dial, Sr. house in Naples, Florida. Also concerns the electrical inspection of the Morse Dial, Sr. apartment in New York City.]
Dillon
Box
24 Dillon, ....T. J.--Chicago, 1950-1951 [Contains correspondence, notes, a rough sketch, a drawing of the Dillon house's playroom, and a photostat of the Norman Smith residence floor plan. Regards work on the Dillon house and executive office in Chicago, Illinois.]
Dobeckmun Company
Box
24 Dobeckmun Co., 1949 [Contains correspondence, a Lurex fabric sample, and a Lurex brochure. Regards Lurex fabric offered for sale by Dobeckmun Company of New York City]
Donahue Furniture Company
Box
24 Donahue Furn. Co--Sioux Falls, SD--allpd., 1968 [Contains correspondence, invoices, notes, and purchase orders. Regards bar stools purchased by William Pahlmann Associates from Donahue Furniture Company of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.]
Donby, Incorporated
Box
24 Donby, Inc. (Cafe Society), 1948 [Contains correspondence, a Donby, Incorporated financial report, a Le Directoire Opening announcement, a work order, notes, certificates of flame proofing, and work lists. Regards work on Donby, Incorporated's Le Directoire restaurant in New York City.]
Dorchester
Box
24 Dorchester, 1956-1959 [Contains correspondence, notes, a color schedule, a cost estimate, an accessories list, a furnishings list, and a finishing hardware schedule. Regards work on the Dorchester apartment building in New York City.] ; Combined folders 8/16/68
Dos Cientos Club (Club 200)
Box
24 Dos Cientos Club--see Rodner, undated; Folder empty
Doss
Box
24 Doss, M/M John, 1968-1970 [Contains correspondence, notes, and cost estimates. Regards work on the Doss apartment in New York City.]
Douglas Structural Products Corporation
Box
24 Douglas Structural Products, re: Stars made for us by Dazion, 1970 [Contains correspondence and an invoice. Regards Dazion star reproductions manufactured by Douglas Structural Products Corporation]
Dow Chemical Company
Box
24 Dow Chemical, undated; Folder empty
Drake Hotel
Box
24 Drake Hotel, 1959 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards the proposed decoration of the Drake Hotel in New York City.]
Driftwood Hotel
Box
24 Driftwood Hotel, W. Sexton, Vero Beach, FL, 1958 1960 [Contains correspondence, newspaper clippings about Waldo Sexton and the Driftwood Hotel, Driftwood Hotel postcards, a photograph of the Driftwood Hotel exterior's, and photographs of Waldo Sexton's property in Vero Beach, Florida. Also contains a blueprint of Ponce De Leon Park in Vero Beach, Florida, and a manuscript of the article "Double Muscle and His Pappy Too". Regards the Driftwood Hotel in Vero Beach, Florida and its owner Waldo Sexton. Also concerns Sexton's desire to build a hotel on his undeveloped property in Vero Beach, Florida.]
Driver, Rose, Antiques
Box
24 Driver, Mrs. Rose, 1960-1963 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Rose Driver Antiques.]
Dunbar Furniture Manufacturing Company
Box
24 Dunbar Furniture Manufacturing Co., 1956 1960-1961 1967 [Contains correspondence regarding miscellaneous business between William Pahlmann Associates and Dunbar Furniture Manufacturing Company.]
Dunhill Tailors, Incorporated
Box
25 Dunhill Tailors, 1955-1958 1961 1964-1969 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, notes, invoices, a fabric sample, an Edwin Jackson Fireplaces brochure, price quotations, a building notice, and a guest list. Regards work on Dunhill Tailors, Incorporated's store at 65 East 57th Street in New York City.]
25 Dunhill Tailors, 1970-1971 [Contains correspondence, notes, cost estimates, and proposals. Regards work on Dunhill Tailors, Incorporated's offices at 1290 Avenue of the Americas in New York City.]
DuPont
Box
25 DuPont--Empire State--San Francisco, 1955-1957 1959 [Contains correspondence, exhibit item lists, a price list, a showroom source list, statements, and cost estimates. Regards work on DuPont's showroom at the Empire State Building in New York City. Also concerns work on DuPont's exhibit at the 1956 American Institute of Decorators National Exhibit and Trade Show in San Francisco, California.]
E--Miscellaneous
Box
25 E--Miscellaneous, 1951-1967 1971
Early
Box
25 Early, Eleanor, 1966-1967 [Contains correspondence regarding a chair delivery for the Early apartment in New York City.]
Early American Collection
Box
25 Early American Collection (Lost Village Research Foundation), 1956-1961 1963 [Contains correspondence, notes, a foundation statement of activities, foundation tax exemption documents, and Greene Collection inventories and appraisals. Regards William Pahlmann's purchase of the Greene Collection of Early American Objects and His donation of the collection to the Lost Village Research Foundation in Carmel, New York. Also concerns the denial of tax exemption status to the Lost Village Research Foundation, its sale of the Greene Collection, and the dissolution of the foundation.]
Eastman Chemical Products, Incorporated
Box
25 Eastman Chemical Products, Inc., 1956 [Contains correspondence, notes, and proof of Chromspun magazine advertisement. Regards work on Eastman Chemical Products, Incorporated's Chromspun magazine advertisement, which was shot in Yonkers, New York.]
Eastman Kodak Company
Box
25 Eastman Kodak, 1950 1952-1959 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' slide, transparency, and photographic duplicate orders from Eastman Kodak Company.]
Edmonston
Box
25 Edmonston, Charles [Done], 1969-1970 [Contains correspondence regarding work on chairs for the Edmonston residence in Bedford Village, New York.]
Effron
Box
25 Effron, Mrs. William [Checked 8/7/68], 1951 1955 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Effron residence in Poughkeepsie, New York.]
Eisner, Lester
Box
25 Eisner, Lester, 1962 [Contains cost estimates for work on the Lester Eisner apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/7/68
Eisner, Mrs. Robert
Box
25 Eisner, Mrs. Robert, 1952-1953 1955 1959 [Contains correspondence and estimates. Regards work on Mrs. Robert Eisner apartment in New York City.]
Eldean, Fred, Organization
Box
25 Eldean, Fred, Organization--"Carpet Institute", 1952-1953 [Regards William Pahlmann's participation in the 1952 Carpet Institute. Also concerns Pahlmann's request for the Carpet Institute's participation in his talk and exhibit at the 1953 American Institute of Decorators Forum.]
Elliman, Douglas L. & Company, Incorporated
Box
25 Elliman, Douglas, 1967 [Contains correspondence, purchase orders, and cost estimates. Regards work on Douglas L. Elliman & Company, Incorporated's offices in New York City.]
Embassy Club
Box
25 Embassy Club [Edmonston, Mrs. Charles], 1966-1970 [Contains correspondence, purchase orders, notes, and invoices. Regards work on the Embassy Club. The work overseen by Mrs. Charles Edmonston of Bedford, New York.]
Embry & Company, Incorporated
Box
25 Embry & Co., Inc., 1950-1951 [Contains correspondence regarding work on Embry & Company's store in Lexington, Kentucky.]
Emkay Candles (Muench-Kreuzer Candle Company, Incorporated)
Box
25 Emkay Candlelites, 1971 [Contains correspondence and a purchase order. Regards a damaged shipment of merchandise ordered by William Pahlmann Associates from Emkay Candles.]
Encyclopedia Britannica
Box
25 Encyclopedia Britannica & Mrs. Bowdle, 1972 [Contains correspondence, a leather binding sample, invoices, rolodex cards, and a Great Books Program brochure. Regards a late shipment of Encyclopedia Britannica's Great Books of the Western World to the Bowdle house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.]
English Purchases
Box
25 English Purchases, 1939 1947 1955 [Contains correspondence, photographs of a cabinet at Versailles Museum, notes, a shipment list, purchase lists, and Nichols & James, Limited furniture brochures. Regards merchandise purchased in England by William Pahlmann Associates and imported via W. Wingate & Johnston, Limited. Also concerns William Pahlmann's visit to the Versailles Museum in France.]
English Shipment
Box
25 English Shipment--Lockhart, 1969 [Contains correspondence, notes, invoices, purchase orders, a dealer list, and customs documents. Regards a shipment of merchandise purchased in England by William Pahlmann Associates and imported via Lockson Services, Limited.]
Enloe
Box
25 Enloe, Dr. Cortez, 1955-1956 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Enloe residence in Manhasset, New York. Also concerns William Pahlmann Associates' financial claim against Dr. Cortez Enloe.] ; Combined Folders 8/7/68
Equality Plastics, Incorporated
Box
25 Equality Plastics, 1960 [Regards the proposed decoration of Equality Plastics, Incorporated's showroom in New York City.]
Erbe, William, Company
Box
25 Erbe, Wm., Floors, undated, circa 1966 [Contains a list of wood floor installations performed by William Erbe Company, a reprint of the Article "National Gallery, The Widener Rooms of French Eighteenth Century Art", and a brochure for the First National Bank Building and Phillips Petroleum Company Building in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Regards wood floor installations performed by William Erbe Company.]
Ericson
Box
25 Ericson, M/M L. E., 1961 1968 [Contains correspondence, notes, and cost estimates. Regards work on the Ericson house in Englewood, New Jersey.] ; Combined Folders 8/7/68
Esbenshade
Box
25 Esbenshade, H. H., Jr., 1957-1958 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, a finish schedule, a blueprint of Esbenshade house floor plan, an annotated page from Life, and drawing reproductions of Esbenshade house's kitchen and bedroom wall elevations. Regards work on the Esbenshade house in Parkersburg, West Virginia.] ; Combined folders 8/7/68
Evarts
Box
26 Evarts, Maxwell [Not doing job--only sale of breakfront], 1965-1968 [Contains correspondence, an invoice, notes, a photograph of an 18th century Chippendale breakfront cabinet. Regards the proposed decoration of the Evarts house in Mount Kisco, New York. Also concerns Maxwell Evarts' purchase of an 18th century Chippendale breakfront cabinet.]
Everglaze (Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company)
Box
26 Everglaze, 1954-1955 1962 [Contains correspondence regarding William Pahlmann's promotion and use of Everglaze fabrics. Also concerns Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company's retention of William Pahlmann as a consultant for its Everglaze Marketing Division's Ban-Lon fabrics program.]
Ewald
Box
26 Ewald, Max (rugs), 1961 [Contains correspondence and photographs of Haitian sisal rugs. Regards Max Ewald's request for William Pahlmann's assistance in selling Haitian sisal rugs in the United States.]
F--Miscellaneous
Box
26 F--Miscellaneous, 1967-1974
Fanjul
Box
26 Fanjul, M/M Alfonso, 1946 1950 [Contains correspondence, estimates, blueprints of Fanjul house, and drawing of wall elevation. Regards work on the Fanjul house in Havana, Cuba.] ; Combined folders 8/16/68
Fatt
Box
26 Fatt, Mr. Arthur, 1949 [Contains correspondence and estimates. Regards work on the Fatt penthouse in New York City.] ; Combined folders 8/7/68
Fausett
Box
26 Fausett, Dean, 1970 1974 [Contains personal correspondence between William Pahlmann and artist Dean Fausett. Also contains reprints of articles concerning the preservation of the Dorset Maple in Dorset, Vermont, and a brochure for Dean Fausett paintings commemorating the 100th anniversary of John Wesley Powell's exploration of the Green and Colorado Rivers.]
Feinberg
Box
26 Feinberg, Mr. Norman and Mr. Harry M., 1951-1953 1958 1961 1966 1971 [Contains correspondence, notes, price lists, cost estimates, and a painting and papering schedule. Regards work for Norman and Harry Feinberg of Boston, Massachusetts.] ; Combined folders 8/7/68
Feld
Box
26 Feld, Harold, 1967-1968 [Contains correspondence, transmittals, and invoices. Regards work on the Feld apartment in New York City. Also concerns the payment dispute between William Pahlmann Associates and Harold Feld.]
Fell
Box
26 Fell, Mr. Samuel, 1949-1951 [Contains correspondence, a transcript of service, a purchase order, and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Fell apartment in New York City. Also concerns the release settlement between William Pahlmann Associates and Samuel Fell and Liberty Music Shop.]
Feltes
Box
26 Felts, Robert N., 1957-1958 [Contains correspondence and estimate. Regards work on the Feltes apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/7/68
Fieldcrest Mills
Box
26 Fieldcrest, 1948 [Contains legal document and two copies of a statement by William Pahlmann. Regards an agreement permitting Fieldcrest Mills' unrestricted use of a William Pahlmann designed window setting and decoration for advertising and promotional purposes.]
Finch & Schaefler
Box
26 Finch & Schaefler, 1972 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards the change of William Pahlmann Associates' legal arrangement with Finch & Schaefler from a "yearly retainer" to a "time and disbursements" basis.]
26 Finch & Schaefler--Correspondence, 1950-1955 [Contains correspondence, a purchase list, notes, legal documents, invoices, and a price list. Regards Finch & Schaefler's handling of William Pahlmann Associates' legal affairs.]
26 Finch & Schaefler--Correspondence, 1946-1951 [Contains correspondence, a transcript of service, purchase lists, cost estimates, legal documents, a fabric sample, and invoices. Regards Finch & Schaefler's handling of William Pahlmann Associates' legal affairs.]
26 Finch & Schaefler--Legal Correspondence, 1955-1957 1959-1964 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards Finch & Schaefler's handling of William Pahlmann Associates' legal affairs.]
26 Finch & Schaefler--Office Design, 1967 [Contains correspondence regarding the design of Finch & Schaefler's offices at 36 West 44th Street in New York City.]
Finch & Schaefler
Box
27 Finch & Schaefler--Patents, 1948-1950 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards Finch & Schaefler's handling of William Pahlmann's furniture design patent applications. Also concerns Pahlmann's interest in "copyright privileges" for use in radio and television show titles.]
Fisher
Box
27 Fisher, Martin--House Plans--Harrison, NY, undated [Contains a blueprint of Fisher house's floor plan, a blueprint of an exterior rendering of the Fisher house, and a photostat of the Fisher house's floor plan. Regards the Fisher house in Harrison, New York.]
27 Fisher, M/M Martin, 1961 [Contains correspondence, a statement, cost estimates, a blueprint of rendering of an unidentified lobby, and drawing reproductions of the Fisher apartment's panel screens. Regards work on the Fisher apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/8/68
Fisher Brothers
Box
27 Fisher Bros. (60th Street Improvement), 1961-1963 [Contains correspondence, clippings about the construction of the Parc V on Plaza apartment building, cost estimates, and a photostat of the Fisher Brothers' offices floor plan. Regards the proposed decoration of the Fisher Brothers' Parc V on Plaza apartment building in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/8/68
Ford Motor Company
Box
27 Ford Motor Co., 1969 [Regards Ford Motor Company's use of William Pahlmann's interior transparencies in Continental magazine.]
Ford, Powell & Carson
Box
27 Ford, Powell & Carson, 1972 [Regards the proposed decoration of the O'Neill condominium at the Hotel Del Paseo in San Antonio, Texas.]
Forrest
Box
27 Forrest, M/M Robert, 1965 1970 [Contains correspondence, invoices, notes, transmittals, cost estimates, a purchase requisition slip, and a Forrest travel itinerary. Regards work on the Forrest apartment in New York City.]
27 Forrest POs, undated; Folder empty
Forty Central Park South (Haussamen)
Box
27 Forty Central Park S. (Lobby), 1958 [Contains a cost estimate, a transmittal, and notes. Regards work on the Haussamen apartment at 40 Central Park South in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/16/68
The Fountainhead
Box
27 Fountainhead, 1966-1967 1969 [Contains correspondence, transmittals, statements, invoices, a cost estimate, and rough sketches. Regards work on The Fountainhead banquet facility in New Rochelle, New York.] ; Combined Folders 8/8/68
Fox, Matthew
Box
27 Fox, Matthew (& World Wide Development), 1953-1956 1964 [Contains cost estimates and newspaper clippings about Matthew Fox. Regards work on the Matthew Fox apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/13/68
Fox, Saul
Box
27 Fox, Saul, 1957 [Contains correspondence regarding the proposed decoration of the Saul Fox house in Princeton, New Jersey.]
Francomano
Box
27 Francomano, Dr. Charles, 1967 [Contains correspondence regarding the proposed redecoration of the Francomano house in Yonkers, New York.]
Frankel
Box
27 Frankel, Julian--"Billie Howard", 1953 1955 [Contains cost estimates, a newspaper clipping about bedroom interior design, and a rough sketch of the Billie Howard apartment. Regards work on the Frankel apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/13/68
Franklin
Box
27 Franklin, M/M Donald R.L., 1958-1959 1962 1969 [Contains correspondence, invoices, notes, and purchase orders. Regards work on the Franklin house in Short Hills, New Jersey.]
Frassinelli
Box
27 Frassinelli, 1954-1956 1964 1967-1973 [Contains correspondence, photographs and negatives of the Galleria restaurant's exterior, rough sketches of Galleria restaurant, and a blueprint of Galleria restaurant's floor plan. Also contains notes, cost estimates, and invoices. Regards work on the Frassinelli house in Bridgeport, Connecticut and apartment in New York City. Also concerns work on the Galleria restaurant in Westport, Connecticut.]
27 Frassinelli, M/M Fred, 1967-1969 1971 1973 [Contains correspondence, notes, a purchase order, and a purchase requisition slip. Regards work on the Frassinelli house in Bridgeport, Connecticut.] ; Combined
Freen
Box
27 Freen, A. Irving, 1963-1964 1971 [Contains correspondence, a requisition slip, a certificate of fire insurance, a statement, and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Freen apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/13/68
Freydberg
Box
27 Freydberg, M/M Irwin, 1949-1950 1955 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, and a New York Times article on indoor gardens. Regards work on the Freydberg apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/13/68
Friedlander
Box
27 Friedlander, Jeane (sold--our stock), 1967-1968 [Contains correspondence, a statement, sold item inventories, notes, and invoices. Regards the sale of Jeane Friedlander's furnishings from William Pahlmann Associates' warehouse.]
Friedman, A.I.
Box
27 Friedman, Dr. and Mrs. A.I., 1965 [Contains correspondence regarding work on the A.I. Friedman apartment in New York City.]
Friedman, Samuel
Box
27 Friedman, Samuel, 1957 [Contains correspondence, a recapitulation, an invoice, and a certificate of fire insurance. Regards work on the Samuel Friedman house in Providence, Rhode Island.] ; Combined Folders 8/13/68
G--Miscellaneous
Box
27 G--Miscellaneous, 1951-1954 1956 1960-1961 1966-1971 1973-1974
Gaines
Box
27 Gaines, M/M S., 1957 [Contains correspondence regarding proposed consultation about the decoration of the Gaines house in New York City.]
Gammell, Mitchell
Box
27 Gammell, Mrs. Mitchell, 1958 1961 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, a drawing and photostats of Gammell house's flooring, and a blueprint of Gammell house's third floor plan. Regards work on the Gammell house in Washington, D.C.] ; Combined Folders 8/15/68
Gantz
Box
27 Gantz, M/M Emanuel, 1949 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Gantz house in Harrison, New York.] ; Combined Folders 8/15/68
Gardner, Fred, Agency
Box
27 Gardner, Fred, Agency, 1964 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on Fred Gardner Agency's offices in New York City.]
Gates
Box
27 Gates, Mrs. Robert, 1955 [Contains correspondence and cost estimates. Regards the proposed decoration of the Gates house in Scarsdale, New York.]
Gearns
Box
27 Gearns, M/M William, 1962-1966 [Contains cost estimates for work on the Gearns residence in Garden City, New York.] ; Combined Folders 8/15/68
27 Gearns, M/M William, 1967-1968 [Contains correspondence, a statement, a cost estimate, and purchase orders. Regards work on the Gearns residence in Garden City, New York.]
Genauer
Box
28 Genauer, Mrs. Emily (Mrs. Gash), 1961 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards Emily Genauer's thank you for William Pahlmann's assistance in decorating her apartment in New York City.]
General Electric Company
Box
28 General Electric--Bedroom, 1953-1954 1957-1958 [Contains correspondence, press releases on the General Electric bedroom, a script for General Electric television sets advertisements featuring William Pahlmann, notes, a General Electric color sample brochure, and a photostat of a rendering of the General Electric bedroom. Regards William Pahlmann's work on General Electric Company's bedroom promotion. Also concerns William Pahlmann's work in other General Electric advertising campaigns.] ; Combined 8/16/68
28 General Electric--Cleveland, 1969-1972 [Contains correspondence, three issues of Light Magazine (including Volume 40, Number 1, 1971 issue, which contains William Pahlmann's article "Residence Lighting - An Interior Designer's Brief"), notes, a contact list, an invoice, and "A Matter of Taste" press release for September 21, 1970. Regards William Pahlmann's work with General Electric Company's Large Lamp Department (located in Cleveland, Ohio) on residential Interior lighting. Also concerns Pahlmann's Light Magazine article "Residence Lighting - An Interior Designer's Brief".]
Genola, Alfred
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28 Genola, Alfred, 1970-1971 1973 [Contains correspondence, notes, purchase orders, and invoices. Regards the removal of furnishings from the Alfred Genola house in Deal Park, New Jersey. Some of furnishings were moved to the Gene Genola apartment in New York City and other furnishings were sold through William Pahlmann Associates. Also concerns work on the Alfred Genola house in Miami Shores, Florida and the Gene Genola house in Deal, New Jersey.]
Genola, Gene
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28 Genola, G.--Florida, 1970-1972 [Contains correspondence, invoices, shipment inventories, cost estimates, and a damage claim form. Also contains a shipment history report, statements, notes, and purchase orders. Regards work on Gene Genola apartment in Bay Harbour, Florida and house in Bay Harbour, Florida. Also concerns work on the Gene Genola apartment in New York City.]
28 Genola, G.--Sunset Lake Lobby & Apt., 1954-1955 1963-1964 [Contains correspondence, notes, photographs of the Sunset Lake Terrace Apartments' exterior, Sunset Lake Terrace Apartments floor plans, and a cost estimate. Regards work on Gene Genola's Sunset Lake Terrace apartment in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Also concerns the proposed decoration of Genola Builders, Incorporated's offices in Asbury Park, New Jersey.]
28 Genola, Gene, 1956 1962 1966 1969 1973-1974 [Contains correspondence, a price list, and a purchase order. Regards work on the Gene Genola house in Deal, New Jersey and Bay Harbour, Florida.]
28 Genola--N. J.--For Appraisal List as Billed (Prices are at our costs), 1972 [Contains correspondence and appraisal. Regards the appraisal of furnishings at the Gene Genola house in Deal, New Jersey.]
Genola Builders, Incorporated
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28 Genola Builders--Motel, 1958-1962 [Contains correspondence, statements, legal documents, a cost estimate, a finish schedule, photographs of the Hotel-Motel Kingsley Arms' interior, a Hotel-Motel Kingsley Arms postcard, a Hotel-Motel Kingsley Arms brochure, and notes. Regards William Pahlmann Associates' work with Genola Builders, Incorporated on the Hotel-Motel Kingsley Arms in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Also regards Genola Builders, Incorporated's offer of stock in the Hotel-Motel Kingsley Arms in exchange for William Pahlmann's interior design services. Also concerns claim settlement between Genola Builders, Incorporated and William Pahlmann Associates.]
Gerber
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28 Gerber, Oscar, 1953-1954 1973 [Contains correspondence and a purchase list. Regards work on the Gerber apartment in Chicago, Illinois and furniture damaged during transit. Also concerns a request for invoices for fire and vandalism damage claims pertaining to the Gerber apartment.]
Geyer
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28 Geyer, M/M B.B., 1965 [Contains correspondence and cost estimates. Regards work on the Geyer apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/15/68
Gibraltar Development Company
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28 Gibraltar Development, 1952-1954 [Contains correspondence regarding work on Saul Cantor model homes in New Jersey, which were managed by Gibraltar Development Company of Linden, New Jersey.]
Gilden
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28 Gilden, Mrs. Jerome--Job #25--1947--Sterling Ridge, Harrison, N.Y., undated; Folder empty
Gilleadeau
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28 Gilleadeau, Mrs. Joseph A., 1950-1951 [Contains correspondence, notes, price lists, and a cost estimate. Concerns work on the Gilleadeau house in Rye, New York.]
Gilpatric
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28 Gilpatric, M/M R. L., 1958-1959 [Contains cost estimates for the proposed decoration of the Gilpatric apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/15/68
Gimbel's
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28 Gimbel's, 1972 [Contains correspondence regarding William Pahlmann Associates' credit account application with Gimbel's.]
Glickman
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28 Glickman, M/M M. N.--Home--Office, 1952-1953 1955 [Contains correspondence, a cost estimate, purchase lists, a drawing of the Glickman house's floor plan. Regards work on Glickman house in Nutley, New Jersey and M.N. Glickman's offices in Newark, New Jersey.] ; Combined Folder 8/15/68
Glinert
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28 Glinert, M/M Donald, 1962 [Contains correspondence and an estimate. Regards work on the Glinert house in Larchmont, New York.] ; Combined Folders 8/15/68
Globe Lighting Products, Incorporated
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28 Globe Lighting, 1952 [Contains correspondence regarding William Pahlmann's endorsement of light fixtures manufactured by Globe Lighting Products, Incorporated]
Gluck
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28 Gluck, Mrs. Arthur, 1960 [Contains correspondence, a purchase order, and notes. Regards work on the Gluck apartment in New York City.]
Godfrey
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28 Godfrey, M/M Ralph, 1952 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Godfrey residence in Roslyn Heights, New York.] ; Combined Folders
Goldberg, A.
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28 Goldberg, M/M A., 1958 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards the proposed decoration of the A. Goldberg house in Perth Amboy, New Jersey and the proposed decoration of the Jane Goldberg apartment.]
Goldberg, Sidney
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28 Goldberg, Sidney, 1961 [Contains correspondence and blueprints of the Sidney Goldberg apartment. Regards work on the Sidney Goldberg apartment in Hackensack, New Jersey. Also concerns the breach of contract dispute between William Pahlmann Associates and Sidney Goldberg.] ; Combined Folders 8/15/68
Golden
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29 Golden, M/M J.Y., 1967-1970 1972 [Contains correspondence regarding work on the Golden house in San Antonio, Texas.]
29 Golden, M/M J.Y., 1968-1969 [Contains notes, correspondence, photographs of the Golden house's interior, photographs of furniture, rough sketches, and blueprints of bronze tables. Regards work on the Golden house in San Antonio, Texas.[W.P. Notes 10,000--paid on acct. to 1/69]]
Goldman
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29 Goldman, Paul, 1955 1959-1960 [Regards work on the Goldman residence in Deal, New Jersey. Also concerns the payment dispute between William Pahlmann Associates and Paul Goldman.] ; Combined Folders 8/15/68
Goldsmith
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29 Goldsmith, Harvey, 1956 [Contains correspondence and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Goldsmith apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/15/68
Goldstein
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29 Goldstein, Robert, 1953-1954 [Contains correspondence, confirmations, notes, cost estimates, an electric fixture schedule, and notes. Regards work on the Goldstein house in Brookline, Massachusetts.]
29 Goldstein, Robert, 1953-1955 1957-1958 [Contains correspondence, confirmations, cost estimates, notes, and price lists. Regards work the on the Goldstein house in Brookline, Massachusetts.] ; Combined Folders 8/15/68
29 Goldstein, Robert [House sold - Keep only bare essential letters], 1954-1955 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, and confirmations. Regards work on the Goldstein house in Brookline, Massachusetts.]
Goldwater
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29 Goldwater, Mrs. John, 1960-1961 [Contains correspondence and a purchase order. Regards work on the Goldwater apartment in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/15/68
Golenbach
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29 Golenbach, J. H., 1959 [Contains correspondence regarding work on the Golenbach residence in Scarsdale, New York.] ; Combined Folders 8/15/68
Gomez
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29 Gomez, undated [Contains rough sketches and a blueprint of a wall elevation. Regards work on the Gomez residence.]
Gordon
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29 Gordon, M/M Sam, 1952 1954 [Contains correspondence regarding work on Mr. and Mrs. Sam Gordon's daughter's apartment in Forest Hills, New York.]
Gottlieb, Abe
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29 Gottlieb, Abe--Office, 1949 1952 1956 [Contains correspondence, a price list, and cost estimates. Regards work on Abe Gottlieb, Incorporated's offices in New York City and the Abe Gottlieb house in Harrison, New York.] ; Combined Folders 8/19/68
29 Gottlieb, Abe, 2, 1949-1952 1956 [Contains correspondence and cost estimates. Regards work on the Abe Gottlieb house in Harrison, New York and Abe Gottlieb, Incorporated's offices in New York City.]
Gottlieb, Michael
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29 Gottlieb, M/M Michael, 1952-1953 1955 1958-1959 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards work on the Michael Gottlieb house in Phoenix, Arizona and apartment in New York City.]
Gould, E.J., and Company, Incorporated (Itrad Corporation)
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29 Gould, Edwin Jay, 1966-1969 1973 [Contains correspondence, notes, invoices, cost estimates, and photographs of furniture. Also contains a blueprint of E.J. Gould and Company, Incorporated offices' interior elevation, and cost sheets. Regards work on E.J. Gould and Company, Incorporated's (aka Itrad Corporation) offices in New York City.]
29 Gould, Edwin Jay--H. L. Lazar Inc.--Topps Const. Co.--See invoice file (Bills sent direct), 1966-1968 [Contains correspondence, notes, invoices, purchase orders, proposals, job schedules, work orders, and a certificate of insurance. Regards work on E.J. Gould and Company, Incorporated's (aka Itrad Corporation) offices in New York City.]
Governor's Mansion (South Carolina)
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29 Governor's Mansion--South Carolina, 1963-1965 [Contains correspondence, a shipment list, and fabric lists. Regards work on the South Carolina Governor's Mansion in Columbia, South Carolina.]
Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company
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29 Grand Rapids--Accounting, 1952-1953 [Contains correspondence and statements. Regards accounting matters pertaining to miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan.]
Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company
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30 Grand Rapids B. & C. Co., June-December 1953, 1952-1953 [Contains correspondence, a salesmen list, a Hastings Square furniture brochure, and a magazine clipping of Sprague & Stern offices in Mineola, New York. Also contains invoices, a newspaper clipping about the failed sale negotiations between Grand Rapids Book Case & Chair Company and John Widdicomb Company, and notes. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. Also concerns Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company's manufacture, promotion, and sales of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
30 Grand Rapids B & C Co., 1954 [Contains correspondence and newspaper clippings about Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase and Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. Also concerns Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company's manufacture, promotion, and sales of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
30 Grand Rapids B & C Co., 1948 1954-1956 [Contains correspondence and newspaper clippings about Grand Rapids Bookcase and Chair Company. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase and Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. Also concerns Grand Rapids Bookcase and Chair Company's manufacture, promotion, and sales of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
30 Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Co., 1950-1951 [Contains correspondence and contract drafts. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase and Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. Also concerns the contract between William Pahlmann and Grand Rapids Bookcase and Chair Company for the design, manufacture, and sale of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
30 Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Co. (Folder 1 of 2), July 1952-October 1952 [Contains correspondence, furniture lists, stock sheets, notes, invoices, and a Hastings Square furniture advertisement. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. Also concerns Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company's manufacture, promotion, and sales of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
30 Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Co. (Folder 2 of 2), July 1952-October 1952 [Contains correspondence, notes, invoices, and an item list. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. Also concerns Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company's manufacture, promotion, and sales of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
30 Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Co., January 1953-March 1953 [Contains correspondence, invoices, and statements. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. Also concerns Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company's manufacture, promotion, and sales of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
30 Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Co., Publicity, 1952-1953 [Contains correspondence, a press release announcing Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company's retention of William Pahlmann, and a February 1952 issue of No-Sag News newsletter. Regards publicity for William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company
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31 G.R. B & C Co., January-April 1952 (Folder 1 of 2), 1951-1952 [Contains correspondence, notes, a magazine advertisement for Micarta furniture, price lists, furniture lists, and a newspaper advertisement for a Mueller sofa. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan.]
31 G.R. B & C Co., January-April 1952 (Folder 2 of 2), 1951-1952 [Contains correspondence, notes, a drawing of chair, and price lists. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan.]
31 G.R. B & C Co. (Folder 1 of 2), May 1952-June 1952 [Contains correspondence, notes, price lists, Hastings Square furniture press releases, and straw samples. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. Also concerns Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company's manufacture, promotion, and sales of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
31 G.R. B & C Co. (Folder 2 of 2), May 1952-June 1952 [Contains correspondence, invoices, notes, and rough sketches. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan.]
31 G.R. B & C Co. (Folder 1 of 2), October 1952-December 1952 [Contains correspondence, a press release draft, a stock sheet, price lists, a brochure for the 1952 American Institute of Decorators Awards Competition, notes, and a furniture schedule. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. Also concerns Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company's manufacture, promotion, and sales of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
31 G.R. B & C Co. (Folder 2 of 2), October 1952-December 1952 [Contains correspondence and notes. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. Also concerns Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company's manufacture, promotion, and sales of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company
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32 G.R. B & C Co., January 1953-February 1953 [Contains correspondence, a fabric sample, drawings of a server, a shipping order, a press release announcing additions to Hastings Square furniture line, and a price list. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. Also concerns Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company's manufacture, promotion, and sales of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
32 G.R. B & C Co., March 1953-May 1953 [Contains correspondence and a Hastings Square sales analysis. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. Also concerns Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company's manufacture, promotion, and sales of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
32 G.R. B & C Co., March 1953-April 1953 [Contains correspondence, notes, fabric samples, a shipping order, and price lists. Regards miscellaneous business dealings between William Pahlmann Associates and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan. Also concerns Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company's manufacture, promotion, and sales of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
32 G.R. B & Co., Contract, 1951 [Contains a copy of the contract between William Pahlmann and Grand Rapids Bookcase & Chair Company of Hastings, Michigan for the design, manufacture, and sale of William Pahlmann's Hastings Square furniture line.]
Gray
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32 Gray, Mrs. James, 1952 [Contains cost estimates for the proposed decoration of the Gray residences in New York City and Fairfield, Connecticut.]
Grayson-Robinson Stores, Incorporated
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32 Grayson-Robinson Stores, Inc., 1950-1954 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, invoices, and notes. Regards work on Grayson- Robinson Stores, Incorporated's offices in New York City.]
Great Bear Spring Company
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32 Great Bear Spring Company, 1970 [Contains correspondence regarding William Pahlmann Associates' water cooler system bill from Great Bear Spring Company.]
Green Parrot Boutique
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32 The Green Parrot Boutique--Mrs. Jones, 1965 1967-1969 [Contains correspondence, consignment lists, and out of stock slip, and purchase orders. Regards the sale of William Pahlmann Associates' furnishings through The Green Parrot Boutique of Bedford Village, New York. Also concerns items lent by William Pahlmann Associates to The Green Parrot Boutique.]
Gregory
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32 Gregory Jr., M/M George P., 1953-1954 1958-1960 [Contains correspondence, cost estimates, and confirmations. Regards work on the Gregory apartment in New York City and Westinghouse Air Brake Company's offices in New York City.] ; Combined Folders 8/26/68
Grew
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32 Grew, Agnes, 1947 1951-1952 1960-1962 1967 [Contains correspondence, a transmittal, notes, cost estimates, and invoices. Regards work on the Grew residences in Darien, Connecticut and New Canaan, Connecticut.]
Griffith
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32 Griffith--Bookkeeping, 1958-1973 [Contains correspondence, statements, and notes. Regards bookkeeping matters pertaining to work on the various Griffith properties.]
32 Griffith--Colorado Invoices--Old (See Rogers Lacy for previous Colorado invoices), 1963-1965 1973-1974 [Contains invoices for work on the various Griffith properties in Colorado.]
32 Griffith--Correspondence--S.F. and Longview, 1970-1971 [Contains correspondence, notes, and invoices. Regards work on the Griffith houses in Santa Fe, New Mexico and Longview, Texas.]
32 Griffith--House, 1957-1959 [Contains correspondence, notes, rough sketches, a photograph of Chinese tapestry and pedestals, and drawing reproductions of a corner table bed arrangement and a television shelf. Also contains shipment lists, photo reproductions of Ming wooden statues, a purchase list, and a cost estimate. Regards work on the Griffith house in Longview, Texas.]
Griffith
Box
33 Griffith--House, 1960-1962 [Contains correspondence, photographs of furniture and accessories, photo reproductions of furniture and accessories, shipment lists, notes, a furnishing list, a rough sketch, a drawing reproduction of a trophy room floor plan, and a rough sketch reproduction. Regards work on the various Griffith properties.]
33 Griffith--Notes for Inventory & Writings, 1959 1961-1962 1971-1972 [Contains correspondence, notes, inventories, and invoice, and purchase orders. Regards furniture and accessories for the various Griffith properties.]
33 Griffith--Notes--Longview, 1960-1963 1966 [Contains notes, rough sketches, photographs of an ivory framed mirror, and blueprints of the Griffith house in Longview, Texas. Regards work on the various Griffith properties.]
33 Griffith--Notes--Santa Fe, 1968-1969 1971-1972 [Contains notes, correspondence, rough sketches, a contact list, and copy of the poem "The Griffiths' Dale". Regards work on the Griffith house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.]
33 Griffith--Philip La Verne Table, 1972 [Contains correspondence, notes, rough sketches, a newspaper advertisement for Philip La Verne tables, and a brochure clipping of Philip La Verne coffee table. Regards the Griffiths' purchase of a table from Philip La Verne Galleries, Limited.]
33 Griffith--Porcelains--See List Attached to Dining Room, 1966 1968-1972 [Contains correspondence, photograph of porcelain pieces, notes, statements, invoices, purchase orders, and inventories. Regards the Griffiths' porcelain purchases.]
33 Griffith--Re: Biscayne, Miami, 1961 [Contains correspondence regarding the Griffiths' and William Pahlmann's interest in purchasing and developing property in Key Biscayne, Florida. The Griffiths' decided against purchasing the property.]
33 Griffith--Santa Fe (& see Rogers Lacy Co. for Colorado Ranch), 1969-1975 [Contains invoices for work on the Griffith house in Santa Fe, New Mexico.]
33 Griffith--Santa Fe--Art, etc. for Arch. Digest Article, 1967-1968 1972 1974 [Contains correspondence, inventories, purchase orders, notes, and a photograph of a painting by Douglas Hurd. Regards artworks, furniture, and accessories at the Griffith house in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Also concerns the Griffiths' artwork purchases. No items concerning the Architectural Digest article found in this folder.]
33 Griffith, J.W., 1963-1967 [Contains correspondence, price lists, invoices, notes, purchase lists, photographs of furniture and accessories, certificates of insurance, and a catalog clipping of Frederic Remington artworks Regards work on the various Griffith properties.]
33 Griffith, J.W., 1968 [Contains correspondence, rough sketches, a shipment inventory, notes, assembly instructions for an 18th century breakfront cabinet, a cost estimate, and photographs of artworks. Regards work on the various Griffith properties.]
33 Griffith, J.W.--Correspondence, 1969 [Contains correspondence, shipment inventories, a purchase list, invoices, notes, and loss and damage claim documents. Regards work on the various Griffith properties.]
33 Griffith, J.W.--Extras [old], 1962-1970 [Contains correspondence, purchase lists, price lists, and notes. Regards work on the various Griffith residences.]
33 Griffith, J.W.--Longview (& see Rogers Lacy Inc.), 1957-1963 [Contains invoices for work on the Griffith house in Longview, Texas.]
33 Griffith, J.W.--Longview [1957-1968], 1963-1969 [Contains invoices and correspondence. Regards work on the Griffith house in Longview, Texas.]
Griffith
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34 Griffith, J.W.--Notes--Conner--Ranch & Longview (Folder 1 of 2), 1960 1965-1966 1968 [Contains correspondence, notes, rough sketches, fabric samples, upholstery samples, and a clipping of the House & Garden magazine article "Decorating In a New Mood". Regards work performed by Jack Conner on the Griffith house in Longview, Texas and ranch in Alamosa, Colorado.]
34 Griffith, J.W.--Notes--Conner--Ranch & Longview (Folder 2 of 2), 1960 1965-1966 1968 [Contains correspondence, notes, a cost estimate, a transmittal, a rough sketch of table, a rough sketch reproduction of a wall elevation, and a photograph of a carpet. Regards work performed by Jack Conner on the Griffith house in Longview, Texas and ranch in Alamosa, Colorado.]
Grolier Enterprises, Incorporated
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34 Grolier--Re: WP's subs., 1968-1969 [Contains correspondence, invoices, and notes. Regards William Pahlmann's book subscription account with Grolier Enterprises, Incorporated.]
Gross, George
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34 Gross, George--Palm Beach, 1970-1971 [Contains correspondence, notes, a statement, an invoice, shipment inventories, a bill of lading, and cost estimates. Regards work on the George Gross house in Palm Beach, Florida.]
34 Gross, George--Shipment [P.B.], 1970 [Contains shipment inventories of furniture and accessories sent to the George Gross house in Palm Beach, Florida.]