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Bernard Zakheim collection on Frank Herbert
MS 420  
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Description
The collection consists of materials from Polish-born San Francisco artist Bernard Zakheim, mostly related to his friendship and interactions with science fiction author Frank Herbert. Items in the collection include correspondence between Herbert and Zakheim, news clippings on Herbert, and poems written by Herbert. The collection also includes various typescripts of Herbert's poem, "Carthage," with his handwritten corrections and annotations.
Background
Bernard Zakheim was born in 1898 to a Jewish family in Poland. He dreamed of becoming an artist from a young age, and was awarded a scholarship to the Polish National Academy of Fine Art where he studied drawing, painting, and sculpting. In 1920, Zakheim and his wife moved to San Francisco, California, where he worked as a furniture maker.
Extent
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
The collection is open for research.