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Walter Pach papers, 1857-1980

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2.1: Family Correspondence , 1883-1980

Found here are letters from Magda to Walter Pach and to his parents from Pach's son Raymond, who spent many years abroad pursuing an operatic career. Included are letters written when Raymond Pach was stationed in Europe at the end of World War II. Raymond Pach's correspondence also includes a 1945 letter from Jacques Villon and snapshots of the Pach family.
Correspondence with Pach's brother, Alfred Pach, and nephew, also named Alfred, includes letters relating to the family businesses of Pach Brothers Photographers, and The Print Galleries.
Correspondence of Pach's parents, Frances Wise and Gotthelf, include letters to Pach and other family members, and letters from Pach's school which provide insight into the mind and abilities of the school-age Pach.
Nikifora Pach's correspondence includes several letters to Pach and drafts of letters to various people written after Pach's death, some of which related to arrangements for events, including an exhibition and a lecture. Also found here is 1 film reel relating to "Youth Center 1" at the Hellenic Eastern Orthodox Church of New York.
The series has been scanned in entirety with the exception of the film reel. Use of archival audiovisual recording with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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Frohberg Family, 1933-1938, 1951-1958
1
10
Pach, Alfred Sr. and Pach Alfred Jr. (Pach Brothers), 1911-1958
1
11
Pach, Frances Wise and Gotthelf, 1894-1922
1
12
Pach, Magda, 1921-1950
1
13
Pach, Nikifora, 1953-1980
1
14
Pach, Nikifora, "Youth Center 1:Board of Trustees," Hellenic Eastern Orthodox Church of New York, circa 1941
1 film reel
Original label on reel reads: "Youth Center 1: Board of Trustees; Koukouzis @ Nasis; Mrs. Paritsi's Class; Nature Club in color; Arts and Crafts. God bless the old days" Also reads: "[Hellenic Eastern Orthodox Church of New York]"; "[Pach's widow Nikifora]"
16 mm
Motion picture film stored separately in film can numbered FC 23.
1
15
Pach, Raymond, circa 1920-1940
1
16
Pach, Raymond and Ruth, 1944-1950
1
17
Pach, Raymond and Ruth, 1951
1
18
Pach, Raymond and Ruth, 1952-1953
1
19
Pach, Raymond and Ruth, 1954 January-July
1
20
Pach, Raymond and Ruth, 1954 August-1955
1
21
Pach, Raymond and Ruth, 1956-1957
1
22
Miscellaneous, 1883-1897
1
23
1 Motion Picture Film Reel from Box 1, Folder 15
Oversized material from Box 1, Folder 15
FC 23

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