A Finding Aid to the Zipora Lillian Schreiber Papers, circa 1940-1977, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.schrzipo
Creators:
Schreiber, Zipora Lillian, 1919-1981
Dates:
circa 1940-1977
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1.1 Linear feet
Repository:
The papers of painter and archaeologist Zipora Schreiber measure 1.1 linear feet and date from circa 1940 to 1977. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, a notebook, personal business records, photographs, printed materials, and a mixed-media scrapbook.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The papers of painter and archaeologist Zipora Schreiber measure 1.1 linear feet and date from circa 1940 to 1977. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, a notebook, personal business records, photographs, printed materials, and a mixed-media scrapbook.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Due to the small size of this collection the papers are arranged as one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Zipora Lillian Schreiber (1919-1981) was a painter and archaeologist active in Boston, Massachusetts.
Born in New York City, Lillian Lipchitz attended Hunter College in the early 1940s. She exhibited her works around Massachusetts and the East Coast of the United States. In the 1960s and 1970s, she was a staff artist for archaeological exhibitions at the Aegean Institute in Greece.
She married Louis Schreiber and had a daughter, Debora. Louis Schreiber was the head of libraries at Brandeis University and died in 1965. Zipora Schreiber died in 1981 in California.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Jayna Josefson in 2020.
Author
Jayna M. Josefson
Sponsor
Processing of this collection received federal support from the Collections Care Initiative Fund, administered by the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative and the National Collections Program
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Zipora Schreiber and her sister Eleanor Lewis donated the papers between 1972 and 1982.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Preferred Citation
Zipora Lillian Schreiber papers, circa 1940-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
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