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Rudolf and Margot Wittkower papers, 1916-1995

Series V: Personal, 1902-1990s, bulk 1920s-1970s

Contains personal and administrative materials belonging to Rudolf and Margot Wittkower, including their personal and family correspondence, general correspondence, and records of Rudolf Wittkower's travels, academic affiliations, and honors received. While correspondence files shared by Margot and Rudolf Wittkower are located in this series, additional material created by or related to Margot Wittkower is in Series VI.

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Box 56 Honors received, circa 1960s-1980s

Box 56 Library correspondence: donations from Rudolf Wittkower's library, 1970s-1980s

Box 56 Individual correspondence, circa 1960s-early 1980s

Box 57 Correspondence, A-O and uncategorized, 1950s-1980s

Box 58 Correspondence, P-Z, 1950s-1980s

Box 58 Family and personal correspondence, 1902-1948, 2 folders

Box 58 Rudolf Wittkower correspondence, 1916-1958, 3 folders

Box 58 Rudolf Wittkower letters to Margot Wittkower, 1919-1934, 5 folders; Originals and photocopies.

With partial translations and timeline of Margot Wittkower's travels by Margot Wittkower.

Box 58 Margot Wittkower letters to Rudolf Wittkower, 1919-1937, 3 folders

Box 58 Rudolf and Margot Wittkower correspondence, 1924-1949

Box 59 Rudolf and Margot Wittkower correspondence, 1915-1920, 1934-1968, 3 folders

1916-1920 correspondence on youth movement, Wandervogel and World War I.

Box 59 Rudolf Wittkower photographs, 1916-1960

Box 59 Rudolf Wittkower drafts and notes, circa 1920s-1958, 5 folders

Including course notes from the 1920s, research files and drafts on Roman sculpture and the Baroque, circa 1940, a diary and sketches from a Piedmont architecture seminar, 1958.

Box 59 Watercolor sketches by Rudolf Wittkower, circa 1918

Box 59 Columbia University, 1955-1969

Box 59 Max Planck Gesellschaft, 1956

Box 59 Rudolf Wittkower honorary symposium, 1989

Box 59 Rudolf Wittkower travel diaries, 1948-1959, undated

Box 59 Rudolf Wittkower sketchbooks, 1921, undated

Box 59 United States visa, 1956

Box 59 Rudolf Wittkower photographs, 1916-1960

Box 59 Printed material, 1961, 1966, undated

Box 60 Diplomas, plaques, and various oversize duplicated wills from British archives, 1960s-1990s