Finding Aids to Personal Papers and Special Collections in the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers, circa 1981-2015, undated
This accession consists of genealogical records of the Hirshhorn (Hirschhorn) and Friedlander families. These materials were collected or created by Gene LePere, daughter of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, and include notes, photographs, family genealogy reports, audio interviews, correspondence, copies of vital records, and related materials. In addition, this accession includes three books written by LePere regarding Joseph H. Hirshhorn and the Hirschhorn and Friedlander families as well as LePere's personal file related to her father's estate, including an exhibition/auction catalogue for his furniture collection. Some materials are in electronic format.
This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- Hirshhorn, Joseph H.
- LePere, Gene, 1926-
- Hirschhorn family
- Friedlander family
- Bringing the Past to Life: the Story of Lazer and Amelia Friedlander Hirschhorn (Monograph : 2001)
- Bringing the Past to Life, Part II: Hirschhorn/Friedlander Families Revisited (Monograph : 2004)
- Little Man in a Big Hurry: the Life of Joseph Hirshhorn, the Man Behind the Museum (Monograph : 2009)
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
- Exhibition catalogs
- Electronic records
- Black-and-white photographs
- Color photographs
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 16-001, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers