Walter Curt Behrendt papers

Walter Curt Behrendt papers, 1910-1945
1.3 linear feet ( 3 manuscript boxes)
Walter Curt Behrendt was born December 16, 1884 in Metz, Alsace and died in April 26, 1945 in Norwich, Vermont. From 1912-1933, Behrendt worked in Civil Service in Germany shaping public housing policy, the principles of lay-out and development. Behrendt emigrated to the United States in 1934 and became a Visiting Lecturer in Housing and City Planning at Dartmouth College, 1934-1937. In 1937-1941, Behrendt was a Professor of City Planning and Housing at the University at Buffalo, SUNY and returned to Dartmouth in 1941.
This collection is arranged in five series: Biographical Information, Faculty Papers, Lectures, Personal Papers, and Writings.
Finding Aid
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The Walter Curt Behrendt papers are composed primarily of lectures and writings.
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