Albert W. Grokoest papers


Correspondence; medical notes, articles and notebooks; photographs; certificates; several works of art on paper; and artifacts. The correspondence is largely personal and includes letters from the poet, Jean Pedrick Kefferstan; artists Alfred M. Doane, Joe Henry, Jan Lebenstein, John Loftus, Edwin and Mary Scheier, and Jennings Tofel; critics John Canaday, Andrew Porter, and Harold C. Schoenberg; and the musician Frederick Zimmermann. In addition, there are records relating to the sale of Grokoest's Schiele painting in 1983, and to his role as physician on the New York Philharmonic 1974 tour to New Zealand, Australia and Japan.


Albert W Grokoest, 1917-1991

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English; Spanish.

Physical Description: 

3 cubic feet (6 document boxes, 1 carton, 1 flat box)



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Albert W. Grokoest Papers, Archives & Special Collections, Columbia University Health Sciences Library.