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Charles Biederman papers, 1930-1977

Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Topic:
Art criticism -- United States  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8887
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211072
AAA_collcode_biedchar
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211072

Charles Biederman papers

Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Extent:
23 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Date:
1930-1977
Scope and Contents:
The microfilmed Charles Biederman papers contain correspondence, journals, writings, printed material, and published materials. Microfilmed on Reels 1446-1450 are personal and business correspondence regarding Biederman's art and books Art as Evolution of Visual Knowledge and The New C├ęzanne. Among the correspondents are John and Joan Barnes, David Barr, David Bohm, Ian Finley, Peggy Guggenheim, S.I. Hayakawa, Marjorie Mercer Kendig, Ron Kostyniuk, and Eugene Pauls. Also included are two copybooks with letters from Biederman to John and Eugenie Anderson. Microfilmed on Reels 1662-1679 are correspondence with Alfred H. Barr, Jr., Eric Bell, Naum Gabo, Kathleen Lonsdale, Dorothy Miller, Victor Pasmore, and poet Jonathan Williams and others; notes and typed manuscripts of Biederman's articles and books about art; an audio script of a film; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings; and a biographical sketch.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles Biederman (1906-2004) was a painter and sculptor from Red Wing, Minnesota. Biederman was born in Cleveland, Ohio and studied art at the Cleveland Art Institute, and later at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. He worked and lived in Chicago, New York, and Paris before settling in Red Wing, Minnesota in 1942. Biederman was the author of numerous books on art theory, and best known for his three-dimensional painted aluminum constructions, created from the early 1950s to the late 1990s.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the Neil Juhl Larsen research material on Charles Biederman, circa 1927-2011 and the microfilmed David Barr papers relating to Charles Biederman, 1963-1976.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1978-1979 by Charles Biederman.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Minnesota  Search this
Authors -- Minnesota -- Red Wing  Search this
Topic:
Art criticism -- United States  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.biedchar
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Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95c7e8331-ea8a-4a74-b127-53fcc63d928c
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-biedchar

Charles Biederman papers

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930-1977
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Identifier:
AAA.biedchar, Series 1
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Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9cb14bb12-7e37-4605-93bf-a002fd1c6347
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref48

Alphabetical Index File, 1946-1959 (A-P)

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1446, Frame 1-1702
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000115622]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw985447c46-5aa1-4a05-af48-f5ba9e4cf77d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref49

Alphabetical Index File, 1946-1959 (P-Z)

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1447, Frame 1-487
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000115630]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d16a35a2-5a95-4b3e-935a-33779abdc038
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref50

Alphabetical Index File, 1946-1952 (A-Z)

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1447, Frame 488-1623
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000115630]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw955074343-3c2b-4f99-9bbe-8af61ab6071f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref51

Alphabetical Index File, 1952-1964 (A-N)

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1447, Frame 1624-1715
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000115630]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw985e2a1c6-5cd9-4ebf-abb1-f09bdbd36125
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref52

Alphabetical Index File, 1952-1964 (N-Z)

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1448, Frame 1-156
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000115648]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
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Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9804e9ebe-a53e-4eb0-8ac3-dc7d557a21a8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref53

Alphabetical Index File, 1964-1973 (A-M)

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1448, Frame 157-1648
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000115648]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
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Archives of American Art
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ffabcd17-72d8-4192-9da8-28eba6bb4212
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref54

Alphabetical Index File, 1964-1973 (M-Z)

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1449, Frame 1-1109
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000115655]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9cbdd53b1-d50c-4f95-bd02-8f5048e4cf01
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref55

Alphabetical Index File, 1965-1977 (A-M)

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1449, Frame 1110-1706
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000115655]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98cd26b12-689e-4950-b4be-0d21e9d82c32
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref56

Alphabetical Index File, 1965-1977 (M-Z)

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1450, Frame 1-327
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000115663]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a1eb4356-24eb-4398-a1ed-f8eaba11e86c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref57

Copybooks of Correspondence (Notebook 1 and 2)

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1450, Frame 328-743
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000115663]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw999ed45a5-8328-4779-a176-4d72ea236bcd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref58

Biographical Material

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1662, Frame 4-28
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000117842]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw941be2c46-96b3-4c49-a974-dacb72e95bdd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref59

Correspondence, 1935-1977, undated

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1662, Frame 29-1356
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000117842]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9528062f7-ac05-416c-b149-f3ba6e047639
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref60

Correspondence, 1935-1977, undated

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1663, Frame 4-1333
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000117859]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96a8159bd-b393-498a-8841-92b0c7812080
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref61

Correspondence, 1935-1977, undated

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1664, Frame 4-1393
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000117867]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91660dd24-9f4f-4792-9400-9ed10d3600ca
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref62

Correspondence, 1935-1977, undated

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1665, Frame 4-1397
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000117875]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93b7a8f4d-9195-4bec-903c-a12714a85fb8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref63

Correspondence, 1935-1977, undated

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1666, Frame 4-1360
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000117883]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95749d1f3-ddd0-48d7-b445-02c521ea0e97
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref64

Correspondence, 1935-1977, undated

Collection Creator:
Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004  Search this
Container:
Reel 1667, Frame 4-1344
Type:
Archival materials
Microform [31027000117891]
Collection Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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Charles Biederman papers
Charles Biederman papers / Series 1: Charles Biederman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw98067b766-b5fe-4905-a4ca-11460c24c779
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-biedchar-ref65

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