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Nikolaus Pevsner papers, 1903-1982

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Pevsner (Nikolaus) Papers

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nikolaus Pevsner papers, 1903-1982, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, Accession no. 840209.

Acquisition Information

The Getty Research Institute acquired Pevsner's papers with his library in 1984. In addition, material was moved to the collection from accessions 840189 and 920028. Further additions to the collection were made in 2014 and 2016.

Nikolaus Pevsner personal diaries, 1916-1923: Gift of the Family of Sir Nikolaus Pevsner.

Processing Information

Upon receipt of the collection, it was rehoused by the registrar and a finding aid was completed by Gene Waddell in 1990. In spring 2017, Talia Olshefsky completed a physical survey of Series I and II and processed two additions to the collection. An alphabetical list of correspondents was completed for Series I in order to increase granularity and discoverability; all newspaper clippings and photographic materials were rehoused to meet current conservation standards; box numbers 17A, 17B, and 19 were added to the finding aid; and a new addition of 112 personal diaries were rehoused and added to the finding aid as part of Series VI. Personal papers, 1916-1979, undated.

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