Personal correspondence 1892-1937 (26 folders)

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De László's personal correspondence contains letters, telegrams and postcards from friends and others with whom he associated informally or professionally outside his studio practice.  Family and royal letters, the majority of Hungarian correspondence, and business letters associated with commissions and exhibitions were filed separately. 

Personal correspondence to 1916 was filed alphabetically by correspondent in a single sequence.  Thereafter it was filed alphabetically by correspondent in groups of one or more years.

Folder 1         
File of correspondence, 1894-1916.  Contains personal letters filed by correspondent under the letter A.

Folder 2         
File of correspondence, 1899-1916.  Contains personal letters filed by correspondent under the letter B and 11 pencil sketches by Buchwald Laszlo, some dated 1902. 

Folder 3         
File of correspondence, 1900-15.  Contains personal letters filed by correspondent under the letter C.

Folder 4         
File of correspondence, 1894-1916.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letters D and E.

Folder 5         
File of correspondence, 1899-1916.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letter F.

Folder 6         
File of correspondence, 1896-1916.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letter G, including letters from Paul Gambotte of the Société des Beaux-Arts in Brussels concerning the annual Salon, 1901-3.

Folder 7         
File of correspondence, 1904-16.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letter H, including a contract with publishers Hutchinson & Co. dated 10 December 1912 and ensuing correspondence concerning the publication The works of P.A. de Laszlo.

Folder 8         
File of correspondence, 1894-1916.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letter K.

Folder 9         
File of correspondence, 1892-1915.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letter L, including 1 pencil sketch.

Folder 10       
File of correspondence, 1898-1916. Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letter R.

Folder 11       
File of correspondence, 1899-1916.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letter S.

Folder 12       
File of correspondence, 1893-1916.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letter W.

Folder 13       
File of correspondence, 1894-1916.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letters I, J, Q, Y and Z.

Folder 14       
File of correspondence, 1917-24.  Contains personal correspondence filed alphabetically by correspondent.

Folder 15       
File of correspondence, 1923-37.  Contains personal correspondence, mostly dated 1923-4, filed alphabetically by correspondent.

Folder 16       
File of correspondence, 1925-6.  Contains personal correspondence filed alphabetically by correspondent.

Folder 17       
File of correspondence, 1930.  Contains personal correspondence filed alphabetically by correspondent, including material relating to the Fifth Annual Banquet of the Incorporated Association of Architects and Surveyors, 28 November 1930.

Folders 18      
File of correspondence, 1929-32.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letters B-C and N-W.

Folder 19       
File of correspondence, 1930-2.  Contains personal correspondence arranged by year and filed alphabetically by correspondent within each year, including correspondence with Albert E. Merriott, publisher, amongst which is a typescript copy of an article ‘Art in 2030 A.D.' written by de László in 1930 for the book World problems of tomorrow.

Folder 20       
File of correspondence, 1932-3.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letters A-M.

Folder 21       
File of correspondence, 1933.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letter N-W.

Folder 22       
File of correspondence, 1934-5.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letters A-M.

Folder 23       
File of correspondence, 1934-5.  Contains personal correspondence filed by correspondent under the letters N-W, including correspondence with John Robertson of the Penmure Salon in Dundee.

Folder 24       
File of correspondence, 1936-7.  Contains personal correspondence up to July 1937 filed alphabetically by correspondent.

Folder 25       
File of correspondence, 1937.  Contains personal correspondence from July 1937 filed alphabetically by correspondent.

Folder 26       
File of correspondence, 1933-7.  Contains miscellaneous correspondence filed by year and within each year alphabetically by correspondent.

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