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Oscar Hecht papers, 1950-1965.
BANC MSS 2010/761 box 1; BANC MSS 2010/761 box 2; BANC MSS 2010/761
Collection Overview

Title:

Oscar Hecht papers, 1950-1965

Creator/Contributor:

Hecht, Oscar., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, LIB 85.13 AR1.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

The collection consists of papers, documents, letters, and photographs of his work. Much of the correspondence consists of letters Oscar Hecht wrote to his wife Edith in 1959 and 1961 while he was in Israel and she remained in Berkeley, California.

Date:

1950 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Hecht, Oscar -- Archives
Interior decoration -- Germany
Interior decoration -- Israel
Interior decoration -- California -- Berkeley
Jews -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number LIB 85.13 AR1.
UNARRANGED COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Oscar Hecht papers, BANC MSS 2010/761, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Oscar Hecht was an interior decorator, designer and crafstman working in Germany, Israel, and the United States (Berkeley, CA). He designed interiors and furnishings for the US embassy in Tel Aviv, the KLM Tourish Office building in Tel Aviv, and Assutah Hospital in Tel Aviv, as well as for many private homes, shops and restaurants.
Materials in English and German.

Physical Description:

print
2 boxes (.8 linear feet)

Language:

English
German

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/unprocessed-collections-form
BANC MSS 2010/761 box 1
BANC MSS 2010/761 box 2
BANC MSS 2010/761

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

UNARRANGED COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.