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Samuel Brecher papers, 1909-1983

Brecher, Samuel, 1897-

Portrait painter, Landscape painter


Collection Information

Size: 69 Items, (microfilmed on 2 reels)

Summary: Biographical notes; a typescript of newspaper and magazine reviews of Brecher's work, 1933-1982; 39 letters received, 1933-1982 and a letter of condolence to Mrs. Brecher, 1983; newspaper and magazine clippings, undated and 1938-1979, and 3 scrapbooks, 1921-1983, containing biographical notes, photographs, correspondence, catalogs, and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and printmaker; New York, N.Y. Born 1897, died 1982.


Material on reel 4909 donated 1984 by Mrs. Samuel Brecher, widow of Brecher. The scrapbooks on reel 3267 lent for microfilming 1984 by Mrs. Florence Brecher. Photocopies discarded after microfilming.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3267 and 4909 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Reel 4909: All items are photocopies.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Samuel Brecher papers, 1909-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.