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Edmund G. Schildknecht Personal and Artistic Papers

 Collection — Box: 83
Identifier: SpC MS 0451

Scope and Contents

The papers of Edmund Schildknecht, who was an artist and art teacher in Maine and Indiana, include clippings and articles about his art and shows of his art, also the locations and illustrations of his art works, and a manuscript autobiography. The collection also includes material pertaining to Ruth S. Schildknecht, Edmund's wife.


  • Creation: 1920-1970


Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Edmund Gustav Schildknecht was born in Chicago in 1899. He studied at the Wisconsin School of Art and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He taught at the Arsenal Technology School, and the John Herron Art School. He is considered a contemporary artist. Many of his works are on exhibit at the University of Maine, Orono.


1 linear foot (1 box)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Edmund Schildknecht, June 1972, with scattered additions later.

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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States