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More Information | A Finding Aid to the Berryman family papers, 1829-1984, (bulk 1882-1961)

Berryman family papers, 1829-1984, (bulk 1882-1961)

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A Finding Aid to the Berryman Family Papers, 1829-1984, bulk 1882-1961, in the Archives of American Art
Finding aid prepared by Jean Fitzgerald
Scope and Content Note
The Berryman family papers measure 11.3 linear feet and date from 1829 to 1984, with the bulk of the material dating from 1882 to 1961. The collection presents a good overview of the careers of
Washington Star
cartoonist Clifford Berryman, his daughter,
art critic, Florence, and his son, Jim Berryman, though the latter's career is not as well represented. The papers also contain material relating to Kate Berryman, including a scrapbook and diaries.
The collection contains biographical material, correspondence, business records, notes and writings, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and artwork by Clifford and Jim Berryman and others.
Portions of the Berryman family papers were donated in 1965 by Florence Berryman, and in 1992 by her estate. The latter donation included portions of a scrapbook of memorabilia which had previously been lent for filming (reel D111) by Florence Berryman in 1962. The whearabouts of the other items in the scrapbook which were donated is unknown.
Processing Information
The collection was processed in 1993 by Jean Fitzgerald.