Abe Lerner papers concerning the book MOSES SOYER, 1961-1970

Lerner, Abe, b. 1908 d. 2002
Photographer, Book designer
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 90 items (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Correspondence among Lerner, Thomas Yoseloff, an officer of A. S. Barnes and Co., and others involved in the design and production of the book, MOSES SOYER pulished by Barnes in 1970. Included are typescripts of the book's front matter and Lerner's notes on its design, cost, and scheduling.

Biographical/Historical Note: Book designer and photographer; New York, N.Y. He designed the layout and format of MOSES SOYER. Soyer is a contemporary artist who emigrated to America from Russia in 1913. His works reveal an interest in realism and sensitive expression of the human figure.

Donated 1971 by Abe Lerner.

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