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Joseph Ternbach papers, 1915-1985

Ternbach, Joseph, 1897-1982

Conservators (people in conservation), Restorer

Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

Summary: The papers of sculpture conservator and restorer Joseph Ternbach measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1915-1985. The papers include biographical material, correspondence, financial records, and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Ternbach (1897-1982) was a sculpture conservator and restorer born in Vienna, Austria. In 1939, he and his family fled Nazi Germany and resettled in Forest Hills, New York where he continued his work as a conservator.


The Joseph Ternbach papers were donated by Ternbach's wife, Anna, in 1982, 1985, and 1987.

Language Note

English .