|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
Scope and content
The collection consists of personal correspondence between Isle Gropius and Clara or Arnold Brecht. The majority of the letters are in German and date from 1940 until 1974.
Using the Collection
Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email email@example.com.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Ise or Ilse Gropius (born Ilse Frank) was married to Walter Gropius, the German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School in Dessau, from 1923 until his death in 1969. The couple moved from Britain to Lincoln, Massachusetts in the spring 1937. They had one daughter, Ati Gropius.