Vera Berdich papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.berdvera
Creators:
Berdich, Vera, 1915-2003
Dates:
1947-1989
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; letters received, many from people associated with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; writings; sketchbooks; printed material; and a photograph album.
Scope and Contents
Included are biographical writings and resumes; letters (some illustrated) from friends, colleagues, and family, including Barbara Aubin, Kathleen Blackshear, Whitney Halstead, Thomas Kapsalis, Kathryn Kucera, Denis Loy, Ethel Spears, Lynn Webster and Berdich's sisters and cousins; letters from galleries and museums including the George Binet Gallery (N.Y.C.), the Yamada Gallery (Japan), the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Illinois Arts Council; subject files on the Art Institute of Chicago and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago; writings regarding printmaking techniques, an index of Berdich's art works; notes kept during Berdich's sabbatical in San Francisco; 4 sketchbooks; clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs; and photographs, slides and photo albums of Berdich, her friends, family and works of art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Printmaker, educator; Chicago, Illinois.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1992 by Vera Berdich.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
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Art teachers -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Educators -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Sketchbooks Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aubin, Barbara, 1928-2014 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blackshear, Kathleen, 1897-1988 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Halstead, Whitney Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kucera, Kathryn Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Spears, Ethel, 1903-1974 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Webster, Lynn Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art Institute of Chicago Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art Institute of Chicago. School Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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