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Neil Juhl Larsen research material on Charles Biederman

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Creator:
Larsen, Neil Juhl  Search this
Names:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Larsen, Susan C.  Search this
Extent:
9.4 Linear Feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
circa 1927-2011
Summary:
The Neil Juhl Larsen research material on Charles Biederman measures 9.4 linear feet and dates from circa 1927-2011. The material was compiled primarily by Neil Juhl Larsen in preparation for his biography, Charles Biederman (Hudson Hills Press, 2011). Also included is a small amount of material compiled by art historian Susan Larsen (no relation to Neil), who completed the book after Neil Larsen's death in 2006. The bulk of the research material consists of original papers belonging to Charles Biederman, including biographical material, correspondence, writings, personal business records, printed material, and photographs. These papers were given to Neil Juhl Larsen by Biederman and his daughter Anna Biederman Brown.
Scope and Contents:
The Neil Juhl Larsen research material on Charles Biederman measures 9.4 linear feet and dates from circa 1927-2011. The material was compiled primarily by Neil Juhl Larsen in preparation for his biography, Charles Biederman (Hudson Hills Press, 2011). Also included is a small amount of material compiled by art historian Susan Larsen (no relation to Neil), who completed the book after Neil Larsen's death in 2006. The bulk of the research material consists of original papers belonging to Charles Biederman, including biographical material, correspondence, writings, personal business records, printed material, and photographs. These papers were given to Neil Juhl Larsen by Biederman and his daughter Anna Biederman Brown.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged as 2 series. Series 1: Charles Biederman Papers, circa 1927-2004 (Boxes 1-6; 6.0 linear feet) Series 2: Research Files, circa 1941-2011 (Boxes 7-10; 3.4 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Neil Juhl Larsen (1956-2006) was a writer, artist, friend, and biographer of modernist painter and sculptor Charles Biederman (1906-2004). Larsen died in 2006 while preparing the biography, and the project was turned over to art historian Susan Larsen (no relation to Neil), who had written on Biederman as well. The biography, Charles Biederman, was published in 2011.
Related Materials:
Also in the Archives of American Art are 23 reels of microfilm (reels 1446-1450 and 1662-1679) of the Charles Biederman papers, loaned for microfilming in 1978-1979. The Biederman papers are now located at the Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota. Additionally, the Archives of American Art holds the microfilm of the David Barr papers relating to Charles Biederman (reel 1294), and an oral history interview with Charles Biederman, conducted 1976 May 6, by Paul Cummings.
Provenance:
The collection was donated in 2012 by Susan M. Fridley, Neil Juhl Larsen's widow. Original material came directly from Charles Biederman and his daughter Anna Biederman Brown for the purposes of completing Biederman's biography and was compiled by Neil Larsen, and after his death, by Susan Larsen.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
Rights:
The Neil Juhl Larsen research material on Charles Biederman is owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Minnesota  Search this
Topic:
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Painters -- Minnesota  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Neil Juhl Larsen research material on Charles Biederman, circa 1927-2011. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.larsneil
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-larsneil