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Ludwig Wronkow


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This collection contains the papers of Ludwig Wronkow.


Wronkow, Ludwig, 1900-1982
Date Coverage:
0.17 cubic ft. (about 0.17 boxes)

Ludwig Wronkow began his career in Berlin in 1919 as a freelance caricaturist and writer. He fled to Paris in 1933 where he continued his journalistic activities until emigrating to the U.S. in 1938. In that same year he joined the staff of the Aufbau, where he remained for 44 years until his death in 1982, serving as reporter, columnist, cartoonist and editor-in-chief of the newspaper.

The collection contains correspondence of Ursula Wronkow (widow), 1982-1985, manuscripts of several poems by Wronkow, a manuscript of his last article written for publication "Brasilia, 'Stadt der Zukunft'", clippings of early cartoons, obituaries, memorial articles, and clippings pertaining to the exile newspaper Aufbau.

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.

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Published: 2018-03-06 08:02:50 -0500

Encoded in EAD by Brian Keough, 2017 January 1

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Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Ludwig Wronkow, 1919-1985. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Ludwig Wronkow).