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Edward Biberman papers, 1939-1985

Biberman, Edward, 1904-1986

Muralist, Painter, Educator

Collection Information

Size: 2.1 Linear feet

Summary: The papers of painter and educator Edward Biberman measure 2.1 linear feet and date from 1939 to 1985. The papers document Biberman's career in Los Angeles through correspondence with friends and colleagues; writings such as speeches and articles; sound recordings and related documents for his "Dialogues in Art" television program, including recordings featuring Henry Hopkins, Howard Warshaw, June Wayne, Charles White, and others; and lectures and interviews with other educators or for television programs.

Biographical/Historical Note

California painter and educator Edward Biberman (1904-1986) was known for his stylized portraits and history-inspired murals.


The Edward Biberman papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Sonija Dahl Biberman in 1987.

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Language Note

English .


The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.