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Bauhaus student work, 1919-1933

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Finding aid for Bauhaus student work, 1919-1933

Scope and Content of Collection

A comprehensive assembled collection representing the variety of assignments given to students at the Bauhaus in Weimar (1919-1925), Dessau (1925-1932), and Berlin (1932-1933). The collection includes designs by students, photographs of artworks and activities, and lectures.

This collection contains a few works by professors as well as notebooks kept by students of their courses. There are very few personal items in this collection.

Media in the collection include drawings (pencil, pen and ink, watercolor, charcoal, etc.), photographs, glass negatives, printed matter, holograph and typescript manuscripts, blueprints, and textile samples.

Arrangement note

The papers are organized in 12 series according to the workshop for which the items were produced:
Series I. Preliminary course, 1919-1931, n.d.;
Series II. Woodworking, 1921-1922;
Series III. Cabinetmaking, 1921-1932, n.d.;
Series IV. Metal, 1925-1927, n.d.;
Series V. Ceramics, 1922-1923, n.d.;
Series VI. Weaving, 1922-1930, n.d.;
Series VII. Printing and typography, 1927-1930, n.d.;
Series VIII. Theater, 1926-1930, n.d.;
Series IX. Drawing, 1922-1930, n.d.;
Series X. Painting, n.d.;
Series XI. Photography, 1922-1923, n.d.;
Series XII. Architecture, 1925-1933, n.d.




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