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Ruth and Hermann Vollmer papers

Title
Ruth and Hermann Vollmer papers, 1600s-1959.
Author
Vollmer, Ruth, 1900-1982.
Supplementary Content
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Description
1.92 linear feet (7 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Autographs.
  • Photographs.
  • Scores.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Vollmer, Ruth - Estate
Biography (note)
  • Ruth Vollmer (1900-1982) was a sculptor; Hermann Vollmer (1896-1959) was a pediatric physician.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 3188
Author
Vollmer, Ruth, 1900-1982.
Title
Ruth and Hermann Vollmer papers, 1600s-1959.
Summary
Collection contains Hermann Vollmer's autograph collection, family correspondence, and facsimiles of French historical manuscripts. Autograph collection consists of manuscript letters, documents, musical scores, photographs, and other papers of European, British and American musicians, authors, artists, scientists, politicians, and others spanning the period from the 17th to the 20th century. Family correspondence, 1922-1959, includes Ruth Vollmer's correspondence with family and friends in Europe just prior to the outbreak of World War II. Some of the letters concern Ludwig Landshoff's efforts to obtain permission from the French government to reside in Paris in order to escape persecution as a Jew in his native Germany. Also, two volumes of facsimiles of French historical manuscripts.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Ruth Vollmer (1900-1982) was a sculptor; Hermann Vollmer (1896-1959) was a pediatric physician. By the late 1930s they had emigrated from Germany to New York City. Ruth Vollmer was the daughter of the German conductor, musicologist and editor Ludwig Landshoff (1874-1941).
Finding Aids
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Occupation
Sculptors.
Added Author
Einstein, Alfred, 1880-1952.
Landshoff, Ludwig, 1874-1941.
Landshoff, Philippine.
Vollmer, Hermann, 1896-1959.
Research Call Number
MssCol 3188
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