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Erich Mendelsohn drawings, 1955

Erich Mendelsohn drawings, 1955

Mendelsohn, Erich, 1887-1953

Architect

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).

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.

Provenance

Donated by Louise Mendelsohn, Mendelsohn's wife.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reel 1732 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Erich Mendelsohn drawings, 1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.