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Frederick Zimmermann papers, 1933-1959

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1410
Bib ID 4079519 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Zimmermann, Frederick, 1906-1967
Title Frederick Zimmermann papers, 1933-1959
Physical Description 0.48 linear feet (1 box)
Language(s) English .

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.



Arranged in two series.



A collection of letters written to Zimmermann. Most of the letters relate to a group of German artists called "Der Blaue Reiter" ("The Blue Rider"). Zimmermann assisted in the planning for the exhibition of the group, held at the Curt Valentin Gallery, December 7, 1954-January 8, 1955, and much of the correspondence relates to the exhibition. Included are letters from Albert Bloch, David Burliuk, Mrs. Nina Kandinsky, Paul Klee, and Gabriele Münter. Also, important files of correspondence from John B. Flamagan and George Grosz.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Frederick Zimmermann papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.


No accruals are expected

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

2010-04-05 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Art -- Exhibitions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Artists -- Germany Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Blaue Reiter (Group of artists) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bloch, Albert Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Burli︠u︡k, David, 1882-1967 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Curt Valentin Gallery (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Expressionism (Art) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Flamagan, John Bernard, 1895?-1942 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Grosz, George, 1893-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kandinsky, Nina Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Klee, Paul, 1879-1940 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Münter, Gabriele, 1877-1962 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Member of the New York Philharmonic.