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Erman (Irma C.) papers
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Irma Erman (1908 August 10-2000 December 10) was a German-Jewish writer and artist, and refugee to Shanghai and the United States. The collection documents her life and creative work, and includes poetry, plays, artworks, correspondence, research materials, and photographs. Also contains materials by her friend and fellow refugee to Shanghai and the United States, Dr. Ernst Blumenberg.
Irma C. Erman (1908 August 10-2000 December 10) was a German-Jewish and, later, American writer and artist. Born to Joseph and Clementine Ermann in 1908, Erman grew up with her sister Elly in Hannover, Germany. In 1930, she married Paul Cohn (1897 December 14 – 1952 January 20), then a co-owner of a men's clothing business. Erman traveled extensively in the coming decade, visiting England, Portugal, Greece, Argentina, and Uruguay, among other destinations.
10 manuscript boxes, 19 oversize boxes, 1 painting (24.7 Linear Feet)
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Boxes 11-29 and art rack items may not be used with permission of the Archivist. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.