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Jan and Edith Tschichold papers, 1899-1979 (bulk 1920-1938)

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Finding aid for the Jan and Edith Tschichold papers, 1899-1979, bulk 1920-1938

Title: Jan and Edith Tschichold papers
Dates: 1899-1979 (bulk 1920-1938)
Number: 930030
Creator/Collector: Tschichold, Edith
Creator/Collector: Tschichold, Jan, 1902-1974
Extent: 3.0 linear feet (8 boxes)
Abstract: German typographer and graphic designer. Correspondence between Jan Tschichold and his wife Edith and with a number of other artists, including Josef Albers, Herbert Bayer, John Heartfield, El Lissitzky, László Moholy-Nagy, Kurt Schwitters, and Piet Zwart. Collection includes printed ephemera and clippings. A significant number of letters and printed materials relate to El Lissitzky. The bulk of the collection is dated 1920-1938.
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Language: Collection material is in German
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Durst


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