Edwin Bergman interviews

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.bergedwi
Creators:
Bergman, Edwin
Erens, Patricia, 1938-
Dates:
1984 Aug. 21-Dec. 21
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Sound cassettes
Sound recording
76 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Edwin Bergman conducted by Patricia Erens.
Scope and Contents
Bergman speaks of his family background and youth in Chicago; early philanthropic activities in Jewish organizations; beginning his art collection; other collectors he has been associated with; meeting Joseph Cornell, getting to know him and collecting his work; his philosophy of collecting; the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art and its history; his service on the Museum's board of trustees; why, in his opinion, there are so many Jewish collectors in Chicago; his civic activities.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art collector; Chicago, Ill.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1986 by the American Jewish Committee.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Illinois -- Chicago Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jewish art and symbolism Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Cornell, Joseph Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Museum of Contemporary Art (Chicago, Ill.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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