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Otto G. von Simson papers
This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.
1.75 linear feet (4 boxes) of material consisting of correspondence and subjects files that document Otto von Simson's work at the University of Chicago as an art historian, administrator, teacher and advocate for German and Austrian scholars. Correspondents include artist Frances Biesel [Frances Strain, Mrs. Fred Biesel] and museum administrator Daniel Catton Rich.