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Albert Herbert Mundhenk papers, 1864-1976 (bulk 1928-1929).
BANC MSS 2004/153 z; BANC MSS 2004/153 z
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Albert Herbert Mundhenk papers, 1864-1976 (bulk 1928-1929)


Mundhenk, Albert Herbert, 1892-1980, creator


Mundhenk, Harold Otto.


Mundhenk, Pearl Anita.


Mundhenk family.


Consists of draft letters and notes from Albert Mundhenk's trip abroad to Germany and France to study art. He describes his trip across the United States from California to Washington, D.C. and aboard the S.S. Munchen to Germany, including a stop in Santa Fe, N.M. with a visit to artist Carlos Vierra and a visit to Mt. Vernon. Once in Europe, Mundhenk describes and compares with the U.S., the art, transportation, political, social and economic conditions of Germany, and France among others, including anti-Semitism, an African-American in Germany, Mussolini, and zeppelins. Also includes some of Mundhenk's old school work, items related to his interests, some personal documents and a few family papers relating to his father, mother, wife, brother Harold Otto Mundhenk, and sister Pearl Anita Mundhenk.


1928 (issued)


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Vierra, Carlos
Mundhenk, Albert Herbert -- 1892-1980 -- Correspondence
World War, 1939-1945 -- Causes
Artists, American -- 20th century
Transportation -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
Transportation -- France -- History -- 20th century
Airships -- Germany
Antisemitism -- Europe -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Germany -- Social conditions
Art -- Germany
Art -- France
Germany -- History -- 1918-1933
France -- History -- 1914-1940
France -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Germany -- Social conditions -- 20th century
France -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Germany -- Politics and government -- 20th century
France -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
Germany -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
Santa Fe (N.M.) -- Description and travel
Mount Vernon (Va. : Estate) -- Description and travel
Germany -- Description and travel
France -- Description and travel


Albert Herbert Mundhenk, an artist and photographer was born Nov. 7, 1892, in California, to Albert Mundhenk and Anna Schneckenberger, German immigrants and died on Jan. 7, 1980 in his San Francisco studio. Mundhenk spent time in Germany and France studying art from 1928 to 1929 during the time between the two world wars.

Physical Description:

2 boxes and 1 oversize folder (0.65 linear ft.)




BANC MSS 2004/153 z
BANC MSS 2004/153 z