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Erich Mendelsohn drawings, 1955

Mendelsohn, Erich, b. 1887 d. 1953
Active in San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: A limited edition of 30 architectural sketches by Mendelsohn, 1955.

Biographical/Historical Note: Architect, San Francisco, California. Born in Allenstein, East Prussia. Studied at Technische Hochschule in Munich. Worked in Germany, England, Israel and the United States. Designed memorial to the 6 million Jews killed during World War II.

Donated by Louise Mendelsohn, Mendelsohn's wife.

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