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Norman Bel Geddes (American, 1893-1958)
Three “conversation pins” (snail, poodle, rooster) for Rice-Weiner & Co.
1950
Gold-toned metal

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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 988, Estate, 1958-2010, undated

Summary: This job includes condolences and tributes on the occasion of Bel Geddes's death on 8 May 1958; Geddes's personal effects; and the "Patriot" radio stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service in 2010.


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Box/Location Folder Description
box 117 988.1 Telegrams received, May 1958.
box 117 988.2-4 Letters received, May-Aug. 1958.
oversize box 16 988.1 Cards received.
box 117 988.5 Replies and list of letters received, 1958.
box 117 988.6 Flowers.
box 117 988.7 Eye Bank --- Letter rec. and memo.
photo box 21 988.1 Eye Bank --- Photograph of Edith Lutyens Geddes and unidentified person.
flat file 988.1 Eye Bank --- Clipping "Obituary" folder (982).
box 117 988.8 Stamps --- "Pioneers of Industrial Design," sheet of U.S. postal stamps including the NBG "Patriot" radio stamp, 2010.
flat box 26 988.1 Personal Effects --- Three gold pins (rooster, poodle, snail).
flat box 27 988.2 Personal Effects --- Gold-plated, monogrammed penknife with retractable pencil.
flat box 28 988.3 Personal Effects --- Players Club neck tie.
object 988.1 Personal Effects --- Briefcase.
object 988.2 Personal Effects --- Briefcase with lightning bolt.
object 988.3 Personal Effects --- Leather portfolio with lightning bolt.
object 988.4 Personal Effects --- Radio.
flat file 988.2 Tributes --- Clippings, obituaries.

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