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Abram Lerner papers, circa 1930-2006

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Series 2:Writings, circa 1930-1984
0.6 Linear feet
Box 1

Writings include primarily lectures and tours related to the Hirshhorn collection and modern sculpture and painting, in addition to some early student and creative work, an interview with Lerner, and writings by others including an artist statement for Lerner written by Milton W. Brown. Some lectures are represented by audio recordings on sound cassette.
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Autobiographical Essay, "Isaiah the Lion", circa 1930s
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"A Short Survey of the Madonna and Child Presented Through the Work of Several Artists of The Early Renaissance", circa 1930s
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Hirshhorn Collection Talk, circa 1959
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Hirshhorn Collection Talk (1963), circa 1963
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Sculpture Lecture at the Virginia Museum (Oct. 27, 1969), circa 1969
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Sculpture Lecture, circa 1960s
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Hirshhorn Collection Tour, circa 1970
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Painting and Sculpture Lecture, Smithsonian Associates (Mar. 13 1973), circa 1973
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Talk to Businessmen's Luncheon, Smithsonian (May 8, 1973, 1973
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Talk to Smithsonian Regents (1973), circa 1973
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Corcoran Art School Commencement Address (May 1974), 1974
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Lecture for National Women's Democratic Club, DC (June 1974), circa 1974
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Lecture by Abram Lerner (June 17, 1974), Corrected Tape, 1974
1 Sound cassette
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Address at Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Opening Ceremony (Oct. 1, 1974), 1974
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Talk at Calder Sculpture Unveiling (Oct. 14, 1975), 1975
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Horshhorn Museum Talk (Naples, FL), circa 1975
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Willem de Kooning Talk (July 26, 1977), 1977
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Biographical Texts on Artists (Grosz, Evergood, Tobey, Prestopino), circa 1970s
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Speech for Detroit Opening, circa 1970s
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Talk on Business Support for Museums, circa 1970s
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Hirshhorn Collection Talk , circa 1970s
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Hirshhorn Collection Talk , circa 1970s
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Painting in the Hirshhorn Collection Talk , circa 1970s
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20th Century Sculpture Lecture, circa 1970s
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Modern Sculpture Lecture, circa 1970s
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Modern Sculpture Lecture, circa 1970s
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Lecture on Gregory Gillespie, circa 1976-1980
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WPA Lecture with A. Lerner and Brown, Hirshhorn MSG (Jan. 27, 1982), 1982
2 Sound cassettes
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Lecture, with Ripley and Demetrion (Feb. 9, 1984), 1984
1 Sound cassette
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Speeches at Dinner Honoring Abram Lerner, HMSG (June 5, 1984), 1984
1 Sound cassette
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Eakins Lecture, HMSG (July 18, 1984), 1984
1 Sound cassette
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Speeches at Hirshhorn MSG 10th Anniversary Dinner (Oct. 2, 1984), 1984
1 Sound cassette
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Eakins Lecture Slides, Edinburgh (Oct. 10, 1984), circa 1984
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Lecture Slides (Right and Left), circa 1970s-1981
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Statement on the Artists Abram Lerner by Milton W. Brown, circa 1958
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"Inner Circles" Interview Transcript with Abram Lerner, circa 1970s
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"Moses and Raphael Soyer" by Ellen Caroline Marks, Smithsonian Intern, 1984
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