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Dan Arje papers 1949-1981

Collection, KA0001

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Dan Arje (1923-1993) was a designer and display director for Bonwit Teller. The collection is primarily comprised of albums containing photographs and news clippings about Arje's displays, as well as correspondence regarding his decorating work for the White House during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, including the decoration of the White House Christmas tree. Also present are materials Arje collected about Bonwit Teller and Tiffany's designer Gene Moore.

Related Archival Materials Note

The Kellen Design Archives holds a collection of fashion designer portraits by Parsons School of Design instructor Dora Mathieu (KA.0032). A letter from Mathieu to Arje is present in the Dan Arje papers.


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Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co
Gene Moore
Virginia Roehl
Nick Malan
Andy Warhol
Jasper Johns
Retail Reporting Bureau (New York, N.Y.)
Robert Rauschenberg