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Werner Drewes papers, 1838-2015, bulk 1890-1990

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Series 1: Biographical Material, 1838-1980s
0.4 linear feet
Boxes 1, 16

Included here are Drewes' 1923, 1926 and 1932 passports, his student record from the Bahaus School of Design signed by Mies van der Rohe and Wassily Kandinsky, some military papers, resumes and biographical notes, and an incomplete transcript of an interview with Drewes.
Also found is information relating to Drewes' family history, including family trees, a coat of arms, family letters and notebooks, and a book of handwritten poetry belonging to Drewes' mother. Much of this material is in German.
Some of the material in this series was labeled with green and yellow stickers as the "G" and "Y" series. Material is arranged alphabetically by folder title.
DescriptionContainer
Address Book (G28), circa 1960s
1
1
Awards and Certificates, circa 1950s
1
2
Bauhaus Student Record, Passports and Military Documents, 1899-1959
1
3
Calendar, 1921
1
4
Family History, 1838-1930s, 1984
OV material housed in Box 16, Folder 1
1
5
Family History (G2, G6), circa 1920s
1
6
Family History Notes (G11), 1972
1
7
Interview Transcript (incomplete) of Interview of Drewes by Martina Roudabush Norelli for the Smithsonian National Museum of American Art (Y42), 1984
1
8
Miscellaneous, circa 1917, 1972
1
9
Poetry Book of Martha Schaefer (Drewes) (G10), 1880s-1890s
1
10
Resumés (Y39), circa 1960s-circa 1970s
1
11
Resumés and Biographical Notes, circa 1950s-circa 1980s
1
12
Who's Who
Entries, circa 1960s
1
13
Oversized Family History from Box 1, Folder 5
16
1

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