Benjamin Kopman writings, illustrations, and a letter

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.kopmbenw
Creators:
Kopman, Benjamin, b. 1887
Dates:
ca. 1918-1940
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
ca.30 items
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A letter from Kopman to his wife, Grace, 1923; "Dancing Stars in a World of Chaos," a color illustration on board, undated; and writings by Kopman, 1918 and undated, including poems (many illustrated), and notes and drafts of an unidentified text.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, illustrator, etcher, lithographer, sculptor, writer; b. Dec. 25, 1887, Vitebsk, Russia; emigrated to U.S. in 1903; d. Dec. 3, 1965, Teaneck, N.J..

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1994 by Judith Danoff, daughter of David Ignitoff, publisher of Jewish magazines which employed Kopman as an illustrator.

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
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Illustrators -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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