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William Maria Boedefeld architectural renderings

Call Number: RH AD 15


This collection contains two renderings created by architect W.M. Boedefeld, one of a bank and another of a building on Washburn University's campus in Topeka, Kansas.


  • 1940s


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No restrictions governing access.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of W. M. Boedefeld

William Maria Boedefeld was an architect, born in Muenster, Germany on October 13, 1903. He came to the United States through Brazil, escaping Germany on January 27, 1926, and applied for citizenship in 1930 in New York.

Boedefeld studied architecture at the Pratt Institute, New York University, and the Beaux Art Institute of Design, New York. He moved to Kansas City in 1945. He worked with architecture firms in New York City and Kansas City before he retired.

Boedefeld was particularly known as an artist and delineator who did renderings for a number of architectural and engineering firms. William M. Boedefeld died in Kansas City in Clay County, April 9, 1991.


2 oversize folders ; Folders measure 59x90 cm

Physical Location

RH AD 15

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William Maria Boedefeld architectural renderings, RH AD 15, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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