Paul Klee papers on civil rights, 1961 - 1964Manuscript MS-1322

Biography

Paul Klee was born in 1944. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1966. After several years as a documentary film editor with the United Nations Film and Television Department, Klee became a film director, producing documentary films covering a wide variety of global issues which were given worldwide dissemination via the U.N.'s information offices. Later Klee served as chief of electronic media services at the United Nations Office in Geneva, overseeing all television, radio, photo, and news production, as well as coordinating all international broadcasts from the studios at the U.N.'s European Headquarters. After retiring from the United Nations, Klee continued to pursue his interest in visual documentation, photographing landscapes and human activities both in the United States and abroad, including for such regional organizations as the Upper Valley Land Trust and the Appalachian Mountain Club. His photographs have appeared in "Saturday Review," "Northern Woodlands," and "The New York Times."

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