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Series I. Correspondence, 1925-1981, n.d.

Physical Description: .5 lin. ft. 1 box

Scope and Content Note

Letters to and by Goldscheider, arranged chronologically.
Box 1


Box 1, Folder 1

Letters to Goldscheider, 1925-1939.

Box 1, Folder 2

Letters to Goldscheider, 1940-1944.

Box 1, Folder 3

Letters to Goldscheider, 1945-1949.

Box 1, Folder 4

Letters to Goldscheider, 1950-1959.

Box 1, Folder 5

Letters to Goldscheider, 1960-1964.

Box 1, Folder 6

Letters to Goldscheider, 1965-1969.

Box 1, Folder 7

Letters to Goldscheider, 1970-1973.

Box 1, Folder 8

Letters to Goldscheider, n.d.

Box 1, Folder 9

Letters by Goldscheider, 1939-1966, n.d.

Box 1, Folder 10

Letters by and to others, 1933-1981, n.d.

Box 1, Folder 11

Incomplete or fragmentary letters


Series II. Writings: Art and Poetry, n.d.

Physical Description: 2.5 lin. ft. 6 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Notes, drafts of books, miscellaneous notes, poetry, and printed matter.
Box 2

Notes on Michelangelo

Box 2, Folder 1


Box 2, Folder 2

Michelangelo models from the Le Brooy collection

Box 2, Folder 3

Michelangelo models from the Le Brooy collection

Box 2, Folder 4

Michelangelo Zeichnungen

Box 2, Folder 5

Michelangelo's Sculptures and Michelangelo Drawings

Box 2, Folder 6


Scope and Content Note

Including a copy of Goldscheider's Farewell to the Casa Pietri. (One item with severe water damage.)
Box 2, Folder 7

Michelangelo (items are water-damaged, have stuck pages.)

Box 3

Drafts of books

Box 3, Folder 1


Box 3, Folder 2

Venetian painting

Box 3, Folder 3

"Vorbemerkung" to Roman Portraits

Box 3, Folder 4

Notes for Donatello

Box 3, Folder 5

Notes for Botticelli

Box 3, Folder 6

Manuscript for Rembrandt

Box 4

Miscellaneous notes

Box 4, Folder 1

Ancient Roman life, early Leonardo, St. Zenobius Chapel, miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 2

Veronese, Donatello, Velasquez, and miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 3

Roman portraiture, Botticelli, Velazquez, Donatello, Veronese

Box 4, Folder 4

Art of antiquity, Botticelli, and miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 5

El Greco, Botticelli, Bellini, and miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 6


Box 4, Folder 7

Oskar Kokoschka and miscellaneous

Box 4, Folder 8

Notes on "Vermeers Lehrer"

Box 4, Folder 9

Lecture on holdings in the Berlin print room

Box 4, Folder 10

Essay, Anfänge der Interieur Malerei

Box 4, Folder 11


Box 5

Miscellaneous notes

Box 5, Folder 1

Dutch art, aphorisms, and miscellaneous

Box 5, Folder 2

Art and life in antiquity, miscellaneous

Box 5, Folder 3


Box 5, Folder 4


Box 6

Miscellaneous notes and poetry

Box 6, Folder 1

Vermeer, Michelangelo, Brancusi, and miscellaneous

Box 6, Folder 2

The "Sleeping Paris" theme, Titian, Tintoretto, and Vermeer

Box 6, Folder 3


Box 6, Folder 4

Michelangelo and miscellaneous.

Box 6, Folder 5

Poems by Ludwig Goldscheider

Box 6, Folder 6

Poems by Hubertus von Beyer and unidentified authors

Box 7

Printed matter

Box 7, Folder 1

Articles on Kokoschka, Leonardo, and Michelangelo

Box 7, Folder 2

Articles from Encyclopedia Britannica and Geographical Magazine; on Holbein; on Franz von Baader by Carl Linfert; eulogy for Joseph Caspar Witsch

Box 7, Folder 3

Reviews of Goldscheider books

Box 7, Folder 4

Reviews of Goldscheider books


Series III. Book Illustrations and Photographs, n.d.

Physical Description: .5 lin. ft. 1.5 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Book illustrations, photographs.
Box 8

Book illustrations

Scope and Content Note

Offset reproductions for Botticelli.
Box 9


Box 9, Folder 1-2

Photographs of wax and terra-cotta models by Michelangelo

Box 9, Folder 3

Photographs and transparencies of wax and terra-cotta models by Michelangelo

Box 9, Folder 4

Photographic, X-ray and infrared exposures of a painting attributed to El Greco; photograph of a portrait attributed to Holbein


Series IV. Books, 1924-1966

Physical Description: .5 lin. ft. 1 box

Scope and Content Note

Annotated books on art/artists.
Box 10

Annotated books

Box 10, Folder 1

Die Schönsten deutschen Gedichte (Vienna: Phaidon, 1924) Heavily annotated

Box 10, Folder 2

A Survey of Michelangelo's Models in Clay and Wax (London: Phaidon 1962) Annotated

Box 10, Folder 3

Leonardo da Vinci (London: Phaidon, 1959) Annotated with manuscript revisions

Box 10, Folder 4

Kokoschka (London: Phaidon, 1963) With manuscript revisions for second edition, 1966

Box 10, Folder 5

Leonardo da Vinci (Cologne: Phaidon, 1960) Proof copy with revisions

Box 10, Folder 6

De Vries, A.B. Jan Vermeer van Delft (London: B.T. Batsford, 1948) with some annotations


Series V. Personal Papers, n.d.

Physical Description: .5 lin. ft. 1 box

Scope and Content Note

Printed matter, clippings, photographs, documents, sketches, and other personal items.
Box 11

Personal Business

Box 11, Folder 1

Personal papers, receipts, business cards

Box 11, Folder 2

Newspaper clippings

Box 11, Folder 3

Personal and family photographs

Box 11, Folder 4

Immigration and naturalization papers, passport, travel visas and related State documents

Box 11, Folder 5

Phaidon Press sales flyers; announcements, news clippings, and photographs of Phaidon Golden Anniversary celebrations

Box 11, Folder 6

Obituaries of Ludwig Goldscheider

Box 11, Folder 7

Bank account passbook and statements, tax receipt, insurance papers, publishing contract

Box 11, Folder 8

Three personal address books

Box 11, Folder 9

Two sheets with sketches