Bierman / Herbst Family Papers
Number of sheets: 10 1938-1951 personal letters to Marguerite Herbst from Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Manager, Carlo Fisher; references to cello lessons given to Marguerite, the orchestra concerts and tours, Marguerite's bout with scarlet fever, news of his wife (Marie Gjertsen, 1873-1938) and daughters, Elsa and Brenda, the polio epidemic in 1946, hints about their relationship if he were a younger man, and an invitation to attend a Heifitz concert with him in 1951. A Happy New Year card and an updated photo of Carlo Fischer are included with the letters.