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Chaim and Dorothy Koppelman papers, circa 1930s-2006, bulk 1942-2005

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Series 2: Correspondence , 1942-2003
0.6 Linear feet
Box 1

This series contains personal and general correspondence.
Personal correspondence includes holiday and greeting cards, postcards, telegrams, an address book, artwork, scattered receipts, clippings, exhibition announcements and photographs. Also found are many ilustrated letters and sketches by Chaim Koppelman and others.
Much of personal correspondence consists of love letters between Chaim and Dorothy Koppelman. Also found is Chaim and Dorothy Koppelman's correspondence with family and friends. Chaim's letters to Dorothy and others provide a detailed view of his life in the army and include references to his art studies at Art College in Western England and at the L'Ecole des Beaux Arts in France and to the paintings and sculptures that he has completed. There are letters from Eli Siegel to Chaim Koppelman.
General correspondence contains mostly incoming letters to Chaim Koppelman from collectors, students, colleagues, and various arts institutions. Letters relate to exhibitions, sales of artwork, course assignments, requests for biographical information and recommendations. Attachments to letters include curriculum vitae, exhibition schedules, invoices, receipts, a loan agreement, and clippings. There are some letters from Dorothy Koppelman and Adja Yunkers.
Description Container Select
Personal Correspondence
Chaim and Dorothy Koppelman Correspondence, 1942-1949
1
9-18
Eli Siegel Letters to Chaim Koppelman, 1942-1945
1
19
Chaim Koppelman Correspondence, 1950-1994
1
20-23
Loose Envelopes, 1942-1945
1
24
General Correspondence
Correspondence, 1971-2003
1
25-27
Loose Envelopes, 1958-1968
1
28

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