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Archives related to: Steinitz, Kate Traumann, 1889-1975

titleKate Steinitz papers, [ca. 1920]-1997.
locationArchives of American Art
collection titleIncluded are: correspondence, 1920-1997, of Steinitz's daughter, Ilse Berg, concerning her art collection and artwork; newspaper and magazine articles; travel related material, including invoices and journals, 1966-1974;

and photographs, including some of the organizers and participants of the 1939 World's Fair "New Americans" exhibit, of Dada artists taken before they fled Germany, and of Steinitz's European trips. Among the artists represented are El Lissitzky, George Grosz, Man Ray, Hans Nitzschke, and Amedee Ozenfant. She became friends with Kurt Schwitters, a Dada artist and fellow writer, whom she collaborated with on several adult and children's books.
extent4.3 linear ft.
formatsDiaries Correspondence Photographs
accessUse requires an appointment.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationDonated 1999 by Ilse Berg, daughter of Kate Steinitz.
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title[Collection of correspondence, reviews, articles, photographs, etc., of artist and art historian Kate Traumann Steinitz.].
locationUniversity of California, Los Angeles
collection titleCollection of correspondence, reviews, articles, photographs, etc., of artist and art historian Kate Traumann Steinitz.

Location:
Request at UCLA Perf Arts Spec Coll
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ibrary has:
box.001 - box.069
box.070 - box.140
extent142 boxes.
formatsCorrespondence Writings Photographs
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://catalog.library.ucla.edu/
finding aid"The Kate Traumann Steinitz archive: guide to the collection" available at the Art Library Reference Desk.
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titleLetter to Kate Steinitz, 1932, Feb. 25.
locationThe Getty Research Institute
collection titleRenger-Patzsch mentions an exhibition of his work in Berlin. He plans to visit Steinitz in Hannover to see her recent photographic work, and appreciates that Steinitz understands his esthetics. He complains about the difficulty finding a publisher for a photograph titled Landstrasse. The letter ends abruptly (fragment?).

Biographical or Historical Notes:
The German photographer Albert Renger-Patzsch (1897-1966) is associated with the art movement Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity).

Notes:
Kate Steinitz was a German avant-garde artist and photographer, also art historian, journalist, author, and art collector.

Location:
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS - CONTACT REFERENCE

Call Number:
2001.M.39
extent1 item (2 p.)
formatsCorrespondence
accessOpen for use by qualified researchers.
record linkhttp://hdl.handle.net/10020/cat557599
record sourcehttp://library.getty.edu/vwebv/searchBasic
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titleSurgeon and bibliophile oral history transcript / Elmer Belt ; interviewed by Esther de VĂ©csey, [1974 and 1975].
locationUniversity of California, Los Angeles
collection titleTranscript of a 7.5-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program.

Vinciana Library builder.

Forms part of: Oral History collection, Dept. of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

No quotation, publication or reproduction without written permission of legal heir.

Audiotape recordings also may be accessed in the UCLA Dept. of Special Collections by special arrangement.

Belt discusses his early interest in books, his medical training, his work on the California State Board of Health, and his collections of Vinciana and other materials.

...: Photocopy.
The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley

Collection:
UCLA Libraries and Collections

Location:
Arts Library Belt Support Oversize*
Call Number:
* RD27.35.B44 A2 1983a

Location:
YRL Special Collections Stacks
Call Number:
300/ 203

extentxviii, 237 leaves, bound : ill. ; 28 cm.
formatsSound Recording Transcript Photocopies
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://catalog.library.ucla.edu/
finding aidVolume includes index.
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titleLetters, 1954-1960.
locationNational Gallery of Art, Library
collection titleTypescript letters to Kate Steinitz. Letter dated 1954 Feb. 15 from Amsterdam mentions his winning a prize at the 2nd SĂŁo Paulo biennale, remarks on the appearance of two essays on Kurt Schwitters in "Das Kunstwerk" and asks if a special collection of Leonardo da Vinci has been established.

Letter dated 1960 Feb. 1 from Ulm mentions the publication of his book "Vordemberge-Gildewart : eine Bild-Biographie" and a visit from Buckminster Fuller to the Hochschule fĂĽr Gestaltung in Ulm in June 1959.

Bio/History:
German painter and sculptor.

Note:
N 04/24/78 3 Letters Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Los Angeles, CA Purchas

Language:
German

Call Number:
MSS 6

Location:
*RARE
extent2 items.
formatsCorrespondence
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://library.nga.gov/
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titlePapers on Kurt Schwitters, 1914-1974.
locationNational Gallery of Art, Library
collection titleIncludes photographs, scrapbooks, musical scores, slides, drafts of books, articles, plays, poems and an opera libretto, a phonograph record, correspondence, clippings, exhibition catalogs, dealer catalogs, periodicals and memorabilia all related to Kurt Schwitters.

Arrangement:
In ten sections. Section 1: Original publications and writings (Box 1, Items 1-16). Section 2: Manuscripts (Box 2-3, Items 17-42). Section 3: Clippings and memorabilia (Box 4-6, Items 43-52). Section 4: Scrapbooks, photographs, phonograph record and slides (Box 7-8, Items 53-60). Section 5: Correspondence (Box 9-10, Items 61-124). Section 6: Books, periodicals and catalogs (Box 11-12, Items 125-127). Section 7: Related publications not collected by Steinitz (Box 12, Items 128- ). Section 8: Fragile originals (available only with special permission) (Box 13-14). Section 9: Oversize originals (Box 15-16). Section 10: Items from Kate Steinitz’s daughter, Ilse Steinitz Berg.

Notes:
Boxes 15-16 are oversize: 3" h. x 21" w. x 17" d.

Library Location:
*RARE

Call Number:
MSS 22
extent9 linear ft. (16 boxes).
formatsPhotographs Scrapbooks Sound Recording Correspondence Clippings
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://library.nga.gov/
finding aidFinding aid (21 p.) in Box 1 or at Reference Desk :
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