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Amy Schwartz Oppenheim papers,

Title
Amy Schwartz Oppenheim papers, ca. 1897-1955.
Author
Oppenheim, Amy Schwartz, 1878-1955.
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Additional Authors
  • Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950.
  • Halliburton, Richard, 1900-1939.
  • Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935.
  • Oppenheim, Laurent.
  • Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948.
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
  • School Art League of New York City.
  • Women's Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Association.
Description
38 linear feet (91 boxes).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Oppenheim, Laurent, Jr.
Biography (note)
  • Amy Schwartz Oppenheim (1878-1955) was a founder of the School Art League of New York City.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2295
Author
Oppenheim, Amy Schwartz, 1878-1955.
Title
Amy Schwartz Oppenheim papers, ca. 1897-1955.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, diaries, notebooks, photographs, and printed matter documenting Oppenheim's family life and her interest in artistic, social, civic, and philanthropic affairs. General correspondence, ca. 1898-1955, concerns her interests including her work with various organizations. Family correspondence includes letters Oppenheim exchanged with her husband and son. Also, her diaries, 1923-1954; notebooks; photographs of the Oppenheim family and of Franklin D. Roosevelt and his family; and printed materials, 1897-1955, such as programs, invitations, calling cards, and a few art exhibition catalogs.
Biography
Amy Schwartz Oppenheim (1878-1955) was a founder of the School Art League of New York City. She also was active in numerous civic and philanthropic organizations as well as organizations devoted to preservation of the arts.
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Occupation
Philanthropists.
Added Author
Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950.
Halliburton, Richard, 1900-1939.
Hassam, Childe, 1859-1935.
Oppenheim, Laurent.
Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
School Art League of New York City.
Women's Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Association.
Research Call Number
MssCol 2295
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