Biography and History

Frankl, an art historian and architect, was a native of Prague who came to the United States in 1938 and shortly afterwards settled in Princeton, New Jersey, where he was associated with the Institute for Advanced Study until his death in 1962.

Source: From the finding aid for C0779

  • Paul Frankl Papers. 1900-1974 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0779

    The Paul Frankl Papers consists of correspondence, writings, notebooks, photographs, and printed matter of the Czech art historian, architect, author, and educator Paul Frankl (1878-1962). A native of Prague, Frankl came to the United States in 1938, and shortly afterwards settled in Princeton, New Jersey, where he was associated with the Institute for Advanced Study.