H. Th. Wijdeveld Collection 1920-1962

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Wijdeveld, H. Th., 1885-1987
Size
0.75 linear feet (1 half box, 1 flat box)
Call number
MC 00473

This collection contains publications authored, edited and/or designed by H. Th. Wijdeveld and that had been collected by Jim Brandt when he was a student at the NC State College School of Design and Wijdeveld was a visiting lecturer. Also included are photographs of Wijdeveld, work Brandt did in Wijdeveld's classes, and newsclippings.

Hendricus Theodore Wijdeveld (1885-1987) was a Dutch architect, editor, graphic designer. typographer, and book designer. In addition, he was known for his designs for theater sets, costumes, and furniture. He edited the groundbreaking design-oriented magazine Wendingen, published 1918-1931. During the 1949-1950 academic year, he was a visiting professor at NC State College's School of Design, and Jim Brandt was one of his students. The latter collected some of his teacher's publications and took photographs of him.

Language

English and Dutch

Biographical/historical note

Hendricus Theodore Wijdeveld (1885-1987) was a Dutch architect, editor, graphic designer. typographer, and book designer. In addition, he was known for his designs for theater sets, costumes, and furniture. He edited the groundbreaking design-oriented magazine Wendingen, published 1918-1931.

Wijdeveld was inspired by the work of Frank Lloyd Wright as early as the 1920s. At Wright's invitation, the Dutch architect lectured in the United States between 1947 and 1952. During the 1949-1950 academic year, he was a visiting professor at NC State College's School of Design.

During that year Jim Brandt was a student in Wijdeveld's classes. He collected some of his teacher's publications and took photographs of him.

Scope/content

This collection contains publications authored, edited and/or designed by H. Th. Wijdeveld and that had been collected by Jim Brandt when he was a student at the NC State College School of Design and Wijdeveld was a visiting lecturer. Also included are photographs of Wijdeveld, work Brandt did in Wijdeveld's classes, and newsclippings.

Arrangement

Published materials arranged alphabetically by title, although photographs, clippings, and other items are filed at the end of the collection.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], H. Th. Wijdeveld Collection, MC 00473, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Gift of Marilyn Brandt, 2013 (Accession 2013.0034)

Processing information

Processed by: Todd Kosmerick, 2013 February; machine-readable finding aid by Todd Kosmerick, 2013 February.

Creativity, America Invites Father and Son (Lecture - Concerts) 1962
Half box 1, Folder 1
Elckerlyc Circa 1945
Half box 1, Folder 2
Harvest Is Ours (The) Undated
Half box 1, Folder 3
Nederlandsch Paviljoen / The Dutch Pavilion 1930
Half box 1, Folder 4
Time and Art 1947
Half box 1, Folder 5
Wendingen, 3:10 1920

Issue devoted to Erich Mendelsohn. Introduction by J. F. Staal. Also article by Oscar Beyer. Cover produced typographically after a design by Wijdeveld.

Flat box 2, Folder 1
Wendingen, 4:11 1921

Issue devoted to Frank Lloyd Wright. Introduction by H. P. Berlage. Cover (designed by El Lissitzky) is missing.

Flat box 2, Folder 2
Wendingen, 6:4/5 1924

Issue devoted to unexecuted works of M. de Klerk. Introduction by J. F. Staal. Cover produced typographically after a design by Margaret Kropholler.

Flat box 2, Folder 3
Wijdeveld, State Art Gallery 1950 April-May
Half box 1, Folder 6
Writings about Wijdeveld [by Jim Brandt] 1950, Circa 2000
Half box 1, Folder 7
Photographs 1950
Half box 1, Folder 8
Jim Brandt Coursework for Wijdeveld
Half box 1, Folder 9
Clippings and Copies 1950, Undated
Half box 1, Folder 10

Access to the collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to digital files may require additional advanced notice.

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Mailing address:
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Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], H. Th. Wijdeveld Collection, MC 00473, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.