Menu

Preliminary Guide to the Klaus Reikowski papers, 1954-1962

Abstract

Reikowski was an art director and graphic designer who immigrated to the U.S. in 1958 from Germany and worked with clients such as Sunshine Biscuits, Herman Miller, General Foods, Post, Jaguar, Jergens as well as the U.S. Information Service in the U.S. Embassy in Bonn, Germany. Collection contains sketches, advertising proofs, transparencies, photographs and other materials created by Reikowski for his clients Sunshine Biscuits, Amerika Haus and Herman Miller. Also, included is a boxed set of Container Corporation of America print ads commemorating the 50 states. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising and Marketing History.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
RL.01077
Title
Klaus Reikowski papers
Date
1954-1962
Creator
Reikowski, Klaus
Extent
2 Linear Feet, 300 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Collection contains sketches, advertising proofs, transparencies, photographs and other materials created by Reikowski for his clients Sunshine Biscuits, Amerika Haus and Herman Miller. Also, included is a boxed set of Container Corporation of America print ads commemorating the 50 states. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising and Marketing History.

Restrictions on Access & Use

A majority of collections are stored off site and must be requested at least 48 business hours in advance for retrieval. Contact Rubenstein Library staff before visiting. Read More »

warning Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

1. Accession, 2006 (2006-0150)

1 box

Collection contains sketches, advertising proofs, transparencies, photographs and other materials created by Reikowski for his clients Sunshine Biscuits, Amerika Haus and Herman Miller. Also, included is a boxed set of Container Corporation of America print ads commemorating the 50 states. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising and Marketing History.

Sketches
Box 1
Correspondence, 1958-1962
Box 1

Historical Note

Reikowski was an art director and graphic designer who immigrated to the U.S. in 1958 from Germany and worked with clients such as Sunshine Biscuits, Herman Miller, General Foods, Post, Jaguar, Jergens as well as the U.S. Information Service in the U.S. Embassy in Bonn, Germany. He attended art school at the Meisterschule fuer Graphik in Berlin and was drafted into the German army as a private, first class during WWII.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Klaus Reikowski Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The Klaus Reikowski papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2006.

Processing Information

Processed by John Mayrose, May 2007

Encoded by John Mayrose, May 2007

Materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.