Papers, 1928-1977.


Beckmann, Hannes, 1909-1977. Papers, 1928-1977.

Papers, 1928-1977.

The collection, documenting Beckmann's years at the Bauhaus, his personal life and professional activities, consists of the painter's notebooks and diagrams from Paul Klee's class at the Bauhaus; letters received (1934-1977), most notably from Josef Albers (1951-1975), Rudolf Arnheim (1966-1977), Faber Birren (1965-1977), Ise Gropius (to Elsa Beckmann, 1977), Lily Klee (1945-1946), Wassily Kandinsky (1934-1939), Hannes Meyer (1947), Eckhard Neumann (1966-1984), Hilla Rebay (copies, 1952-1953), and Johannes Urzidil (1970-1973); manuscript writings; manuscript writings received; miscellaneous printed material and photographs.

0.5 linear feet.

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