UCL SSEES Library Archives
|Archive Collection description: WID
Wilde Collection (1920-1968)
An online catalogue for this collection is available.
Johannes Wilde (1891-1970) was a Hungarian émigré to Britain and art
historian. He became Professor of the History of Art, University of
London, 1950-1958 and Deputy director of the Courtauld Institute of Art,
1948-1961. He became a fellow of the British Academy in 1951.
Letters to Wilde, mostly from his brother Dr Ferenc Wilde in
Budapest and other family members. The correspondence mostly relates to
personal matters but there are also references to the art world and to
political events including the Hungarian revolution of 1956. Also
contains a diary of events in Budapest during the Second World War
written by Wilde's sister Margit Wilde.
(Language) Hungarian & English & (small amount) German
A record for this collection is also available on the UCL Archives web site. To see it, please type WID into the search field.
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