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Paepcke, Elizabeth H.

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dates 1902-1994
city Chicago
stateIL
other citiesBaltimore, MD; Aspen, CO; Middleburg, VA;
gender F
historical notes Elizabeth Hilken Nitze Paepcke was an art collector, socialite and philanthropist. Her collection included work by Lazlo Moholy-Nagy, Pablo Picasso and others, and would occasionally loan art works from her collection to museums.

Elizabeth married (1922) Walter Paul Paepcke (founder of the Container Corporation of America) they had a son Walter, Jr. (d. 1926) and three daughters, Anina, Paula and Antonia.

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of activity
1950-1960
1960-1970
1970-1980
1980-1990
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University of Chicago, Library
Special Collections Research Center
Elizabeth H. Paepcke Papers, 1889-1994 see details...
University of Chicago, Library
Special Collections Research Center
Walter P. Paepcke. Papers, 1912-1961 see details...