Walter Curt Behrendt papers, 1910-1945


Walter Curt Behrendt papers, 1910-1945

Walter Curt Behrendt (1884-1945) was a German-American architect and an active advocate of German modernism. The collection is composed primarily of lectures and writings.

1.3 linear feet (3 manuscript boxes)


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