Bergman, Edwin, b. 1917 d. 1986
Active in Chicago, Ill.
Erens, Patricia, b. 1938
Sound recording 2 sound cassettes
Transcript 76 p.
Collection Summary: An interview of Edwin Bergman conducted by Patricia Erens.
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 Note: Art collector; Chicago, Ill.
Donated 1986 by the American Jewish Committee.
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- Edwin and Lindy Bergman papers, circa 1950-1985
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