Balthazar Korab photographs
Scope and Contents
The collection contains photographs and copy negatives taken by Balthazar Korab for a study of outdoor sculpture in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and Lansing, Michigan. Korab’s photos were published in Fay Hendry’s "Outdoor Sculpture in Grand Rapids," "Outdoor Sculpture in Kalamazoo," and "Outdoor Sculpture in Lansing".
- 1976 - 1981
- Korab, Balthazar (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Born in Budapest, Hungary in 1926, Balthazar Korab wass a photographer based in Detroit. After fleeing Hungary for France in 1949, Korab received a diploma in architecture from the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. In 1956, Korab immigrated to the United States and became respected in the architectural community in Detroit. In 1956, Korab placed fourth in the international design competition for the Sydney Opera House. President Bill Clinton presented Korab’s portfolio of photography to former Hungarian President Arpad Goncz in 1994. Korab passed away on January 15, 2013.
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Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Photographs transferred by Fay Hendry to the Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections.
Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to Michigan State University but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Copyright restrictions may apply. Property Rights: Michigan State University.
Record group changed from c.00609 to UA 28.25 to reflect the collection's connection to Michigan State University. -M. Badgley-Malone, May 2022.
- Balthazar Korab Photographs
- 4 Published And Cataloged
- K. Grimm
- February 2010
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English.