Hans Panofsky

Madison, Wisconsin

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I had the pleasure of working with Hans and his son John for many years at Northwestern University Library. You never saw a sad face on either one always a warm smile. Hans was always an uplifting person. He never had a bad word to say about anyone or anything. He will be so missed. My heart and prayers go out to the family.


Hans's Obituary

Panofsky, HansE. Librarian and curator from 1959 to 1990 of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies at Northwestern University, died peacefully on July 1, 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin with family at his side. He was 87. Hans was born January 30, 1926 in Berlin, Germany. There, he...

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