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Abe Lerner papers relating to the book MOSES SOYER, 1961-1970

Lerner, Abe, 1908-2002

Photographer, Book designer


Collection Information

Size: 90 Items, (on partial microfilm reel)

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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 64 (frames 519-621) available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on 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.

How to Cite This Collection

Abe Lerner papers relating to the book MOSES SOYER, 1961-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.