Vera Berdich personal papers

Inclusive Dates: 
1935–2000
This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

12 boxes (12 linear feet) of material consisting of the personal papers of artist Vera Berdich, including writings, correspondence, exhibition catalogs, press clippings, and teaching materials.

Biographical Historical Note

Vera Berdich was a Chicago artist, printmaker, and teacher credited with introducing the use of photo images in fine-art printmaking and as a strong influence on Chicago Imagist artists such as Ellen Lanyon.