Personal and professional papers of the
German-born art historian and professor (1891-1980). The manuscripts, correspondence,
lecture notes, clippings, photographs, glass negatives, and audio recordings in this
collection document With's lifelong study of Asian and modern art and his teaching, most
notably at the University of California, Los Angeles.
The art historian Karl With (1891-1980) was a professor, curator and museum director. He
spent his early years in Bremerhaven, Germany, where his father was a renowned physician who
had an interest in art. With entered university at Freiburg in 1910 to study literature, but
he was uninspired by the learning atmosphere and the dominance of the fraternity system.
17 Linear Feet
(33 boxes, 1 flat file folder)
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