This series includes a copy of Pach's birth certificate, high school and college graduation programs, Pach's 1948 passport, and association and club certificates and membership cards. A leather satchel containing passports for Walter Pach (1929) and Magda Pach (1937) in addition to documents relating to Magda Pach's family and her education at Hunter College, can also be found here. A leather wallet includes identification cards and photographs of Magda and her father, Auguste Frohberg.
Fragments from a 1925 day book include names and addresses and a handwritten autobiographical sketch. A 1938 day book also contains names and addresses.
Additional records relating to the Pach family include Magda Pach's certificate of attendance at the New York University Department of Fine Arts summer school in 1926, an obituary, and a funeral guest book for Magda Pach; death notices for Gotthelf Pach; and a birth certificate receipt and a military intelligence training center course certificate (1944) for Raymond Pach.
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The Walter Pach papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Walter Pach papers, 1857-1980. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the initial digitization of the microfilm of this collection was provided by the Gladys K. Delmas Foundation. Funding for the processing of the addition to the Walter Pach papers and digitization of the fully re-processed collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.