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Ilse Martha Bischoff papers, 1893-1981

Bischoff, Ilse, 1901-1990

Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: 1.2 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of illustrator, writer and collector Ilse Martha Bischoff measure 1.2 linear feet and date from 1893-1981. Found are scattered personal and business records, correspondence, pencil and watercolor sketches, notes and writings, printed material and photographs. Correspondence is primarily with family members and colleagues including Paul Cadmus and Jared French. Photographs are of Bischoff, her family, and colleagues including Paul Cadmus and Jared French.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ilse Martha Bischoff was born on November 21, 1901 in New York City, to Adele Maria Timme Bischoff and Ernst Bischoff, founder of the Ernst Bischoff (pharmaceuticals) Company of Ivoryton, Connecticut.

Provenance

The Ilse Martha Bischoff papers were donated in 1980-1981 by the artist.