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Zakheim (Bernard) collection on Frank Herbert
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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. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Distinctive Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
The collection is open for research.