Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Ilse Gropius Correspondence, 1940-1974

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 8970867 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Brecht, Arnold, 1884-1977 ; Brecht, Clara
Title Ilse Gropius Correspondence, 1940-1974
Physical Description 45 items
Language(s) German .
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 avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Description

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.

Publication Date

1940-1974

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 avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Subject Headings

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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.