Sol Biderman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0041

Scope and Contents

The Sol Biderman Collection consists of the following categories: Brazilian posters; Brazilian art and architecture exhibition catalogs; posters, engravings, woodcuts and illustrations from other countries (e.g., France, Spain); other ephemera (e.g., Brazilian post card art, gift cards, invitations to art exhibitions, handbills, programs, photographs, Brazilian chapbooks or literatura de cordel). The poster collection consists primarily of art posters of exhibitions, and a selected number of political and travel posters.

Dates

  • multiple

Conditions Governing Access

This collection may be viewed only in the reading room of Special Collections in the Jean and Alexander Heard Library. Collections should be requested 2-3 days prior to visiting in order to facilitate easier access. For questions or to request a collection, contact specialcollections@vanderbilt.edu.

Biographical / Historical

Sol Biderman is a journalist for Time magazine who lives in São Paulo.

Extent

6.72 Linear Feet (16 hollingers. 9 flat oversized.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Sol Biderman Collection consists of the following categories: Brazilian posters; Brazilian art and architecture exhibition catalogs; posters, engravings, woodcuts and illustrations from other countries (e.g., France, Spain); other ephemera (e.g., Brazilian post card art, gift cards, invitations to art exhibitions, handbills, programs, photographs, Brazilian chapbooks or literatura de cordel). The poster collection consists primarily of art posters of exhibitions, and a selected number of political and travel posters.

Physical Location

Offsite Storage, Special Collections & Archives

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Sol Biderman, a journalist for Time magazine who lives in São Paulo, donated books and ephemera on Brazilian art and culture, as well as books on art and literature from other parts of the world.

Separated Materials

Books have been added to the Central Library collection before processing.

Title
Finding Aid for the Sol Biderman Collection
Status
Completed
Date
2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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