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art historian , museum director

Jenny Elisabeth Schneider, art historian, retired museum director. Member of International Federation Business and Professional Women, International Federation University Women, Professor Doctor L. Ruzicka (foundation), International Committee Museum and Collection Costume.

Background

Schneider, Jenny Elisabeth was born on December 7, 1924 in Hague, Netherlands. Daughter of Hans and Suzanne (Christ) Schneider.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Basle University, Switzerland, 1951.

Career

Assistant Swiss National Museum, Zurich, 1956—1961, curator department textiles and costumes, since 1961, vice director museum, 1971—1981, director museum, 1982—1986.

Membership

Member of International Federation Business and Professional Women, International Federation University Women, Professor Doctor L. Ruzicka (foundation), International Committee Museum and Collection Costume.

Connections

father:
Hans Schneider

mother:
Suzanne (Christ) Schneider