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Donald Claflin collection of jewelry design drawings

MS-1327
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1327

Description

The collection contains over 300 designs executed in watercolor for jewelry; including rings, bracelets, pendants, necklaces, brooches and earrings by Donald Claflin for Tiffany and Co.

Dates

  • 1965 - 1991

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

0.6 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Overview

Donald Claflin (1935-1979), jewelry designer. The collection contains over 300 watercolor designs for jewelry; including rings, bracelets, pendants, necklaces, brooches and earrings.

Custodial History

Angela Cummings, head designer at Tiffany's sent 59 drawings to Kenneth Spritz, director foundations & corporate relations on April 10,1985. On April 22, 1985, those 59 drawings were transferred from the Hood Museum of Art to the Donald Claflin Jewelry Studio. Its possible that additional drawings were given to the Studio by the Howard Gilman Foundation.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA