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:
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.
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3 curriculum vitae of Samuel and Florence Brecher; letters from Samuel and Florence Brecher to Wancea, 1976-1994; photographs of Brecher including a photograph of him with his family, ca. 1909 and one of him at work, 1947; two photos of Brecher's works of art; six snapshots and negatives of Brecher presenting a painting demonstration in his studio to students from the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts, 1970; and twenty-one color slides and black and white 35mm negatives of Brecher's studio at 124 West 23rd St. in New York City, taken August 1, 1982.
Donated 1997 and 1999 by William J. Wancea, a friend and student of Brecher's at the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Art (1966-1969).
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