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Guide to the Marcel Sedletzky Archive 1946-1995
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Description
This collection contains Marcel Sedletzky's architectural projects & teaching slide collection, architectural renderings and plans, project photographs and a limited amount of personal papers and project correspondence.
Background
Marcel Eugen Sedletzky was born March 29, 1923 to Elena and Apollon Sedletzky in Tsaritsyn (now Volgograd), Russia, a port city on the Volga River. Sedletzky's Polish father was an architect who worked primarily in landscape design, while his mother was a physician. In the early 1930's everything changed dramatically for the Sedletzky family when Apollon was taken away by uniformed Bolshevik soldiers and sent to Siberia. Mother and son fled to Poland, where Apollon's family lived. After an unknown length of time there, long enough however for Sedletzky to attend elementary school, they moved south, where he attended the German-run Real Gymnasium for Men in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. He graduated in 1941 with a Matura degree, the equivalent to two years of junior college in the United States.
Extent
56 boxes
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.