Archives of American Art

Bertha Kainen correspondence

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.kainbert
Creators:
Kainen, Bertha
Dates:
1993-1994
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
9 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Bertha Kainen's correspondence with art historian Avis Berman, first husband, artist Jacob Kainen, and National Museum of American Art Director, Elizabeth Broun, regarding Berman's essay, "Images from a Life," in JACOB KAINEN (Washington, D.C.: National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1993). Kainen discusses what she believes to be errors in Berman's essay. The book was published on the occassion of a Jacob Kainen retrospective exhibition at the National Museum of American Art, 1993.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Bertha Kainen was the first wife of artist Jacob Kainen.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 5030 (fr. 468-486) available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1994 by Bertha Kainen.

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kainen, Jacob Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Berman, Avis Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Broun, Elizabeth Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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