Series IIe: Awards and Honorary Degrees 1931–1990

The Awards and Honorary Degrees subseries includes correspondence, awards, photographs, writings, speeches, publicity, and medals from the universities, colleges, and professional organizations that bestowed awards and honorary degrees on Anni Albers. Of particular importance to Anni Albers was the 1961 American Institute of Architects Craftsmanship Medal, the 1976 Philadelphia College of Art Honorary Degree of Doctor of Fine Arts, 1990 Royal College of Art Honorary Doctorate, and the various awards from the city of Bottrop.

Description Dates Box Folder

American Craft Museum, 1981 Gold Medal

1981 20 1–2

American Institute of Architects, 1961 Craftsmanship Medal

1961 20 3

Stadt Berlin Prize

1931 20 4

Maryland Institute College of Art, 1972 Citation

1972 20 5

Philadelphia Museum College of Art, 1962 Citation with JA

1962 20 6

Philadelphia College of Art, 1976 Honorary Degree of Doctor
of Fine Arts

1976 20 7–8

Rhode Island School of Design, 1990 Honorary Doctorate of
Fine Arts

1990 20 9

Royal College of Art, 1990 Honorary Doctorate (includes
correspondence from Lady Gabrielle Annan and Ludwig Meyer,
and transcript of Christopher Frayling’s “oration” for Anni Albers)

1989–1990 20 10

Royal Designers for Industry, 1984 Honorary Royal Designer
for Industry

1984 20 11

University of Hartford, 1979 Honorary Doctorate

1979 20 12

Women’s Caucus for Art 1979 Outstanding Achievement
in the Visual Arts

1979 20 13