Size: 6 Linear feet (partially microfilmed on 5 reels)
Summary: Biographical materials, journals, sketchbooks, drawings, and photographs.
REEL 1310: A journal detailing Berman's life and career, giving his views on painting and art, and containing daily entries.
REEL 1339: 238 letters from Berman's brother, Eugene, and from his wife, Sylvia; three undated drawings, probably by Eugene; printed material; and postcards.
REEL 1497: A handwritten manuscript of a book written in French, FRANCE IGNOREE ET PERDUE, illustrated with photographs and postcards by Berman. The book was not finished.
REEL 1343: Five diaries, three of which were kept by Berman on a trip to Asia with his wife, 1955-1956.
REEL 1418: Two sketchbooks and several sketches of rural and seaside scenes, some annotated regarding colors to be used for the painting.
UNMICROFILMED: Personal documents; awards; biographical information; a genealogy; letters; memoirs; travel diaries; journals; a note book; a sketch; poems; eulogies; sales records; loan agreements; lists of Leonid's paintings; receipts for art supplies; mailing lists; funeral registers; clippings; printed material; exhibition catalogs; and photographs.