Size: 5 Linear feet, (partially microfilmed on 1 reel)
Summary: The papers of painter and instructor Eugene Biel-Bienne and Eugene V. Biel-Bienne estate measure 5.0 linear feet and date from 1929-1974. Included are biographical material; correspondence regarding the French-American Art Institute, letters from artists and photocopies of correspondence with family members; photographs and negatives of Biel-Bienne and his wife, Hertha Maria Biel, and works of art; writings consisting of Biel-Bienne's unpublished memoir, "Close to the Exit," (1967) and drafts of his short stories; and printed material.
Papers concerning the administration of the Biel-Bienne estate and the distribution of his works of art consist of correspondence, tax returns and other legal and financial records. Most of the letters are from the executor, Robert A. Baldwin, and Martha Ertl, sister-in-law of Biel-Bienne.