Abraham Kamberg Papers
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains articles and book reviews written by Kamberg, as well as some correspondence and some photographs. The bulk of the collection consists of brochures, catalogs and announcements from the Kamberg art collection exhibits. Kamberg collected art and donated several pieces to the Springfield Museum of Fine Arts, and gave lectures on the artwork at openings. Many of his exhibits were at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. The collection also contains two scrapbooks, which hold newspaper clippings detailing various events in Kamberg’s personal and professional life, as well as his volunteer activities.
- undated, 1917-1975
- Kamberg, Abraham (Person)
Language of Materials
The collection is in English.
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Abraham Kamberg was a Springfield attorney, art collector and amateur musician. Born in Russia to Dora and Morris Kamberg, he graduated from Boston English High School and Northeastern University School of Law. In 1921, he married his first wife, Fannie Browdy. Kamberg died in March 1981. His second wife Alma survived him.
1 linear foot (2 manuscript boxes)
Abraham Kamberg was a Springfield attorney and art collector. The bulk of this collection contains art catalogs, newsletters and prints of artwork donated by Kamberg to museums as well as for local exhibits. Two scrapbooks of news clippings highlighting events in Kamberg’s personal and professional life are also included, as well as some correspondence, photographs, and organizational material.
Located in Boston, Mass.
Donated by Abraham Kamberg, 1974.
Reprocessed by Stephanie Call, 2009
- Art -- Private collections -- Massachusetts -- Springfield
- Book reviews
- Bookplates, American
- Boston (Mass.)
- Chamber music
- Clippings (information artifacts)
- Greeting cards
- Kamberg, Berman & Gold
- Publications (documents)
- Rosh ha-Shanah cards
- Springfield (Mass.)
- Guide the Abraham Kamberg Papers, P-148
- Reprocessed by Stephanie Call
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Processed by Stephanie Call, Schilder Assistant Archivist, made possible by a grant from the Schilder Family Fund. This collection has been digitized, made possible by a grant from the Trustees u/w of Herman Dana.