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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the Karl Theodore Francis Bitter papers, 1887-circa 1977 | Digitized Collection

Karl Theodore Francis Bitter papers, 1887-circa 1977

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Series 2: Family Correspondence, 1915-1958
3 folders
Box 1

Found is correspondence of Karl Bitter's children, Marietta (Mrs. Walter Abel) and Francis Bitter, most of which concerns the Committee to Preserve American Art and the reinstallation of the caryatids on the St. Paul Building in New York City. There is also a copy of a letter written by Marie Bitter to her children concerning the death of her husband and wishes for her own burial, which was sent to Francis Bitter. Also found is a copy of a letter written by Karl Bitter to Daniel Chester French in which he discusses Greek archaeology and his feelings on World War I.
Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
This series has been scanned in its entirety.
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Abel, Marietta (Mrs. Walter), 1958
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Bitter, Francis, 1945-1958
Includes a copy of a letter written by Marie Bitter in 1916 concerning the death of her husband Karl and of burial arrangement.
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Bitter, Karl, 1915
Copy of a letter to Daniel C. French.
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