Letter from J.C. Freeman to E.G. Liebold Concerning Repair of Henry Ford's Amati Violin, January 19, 1935

Summary

Rudolph Wurlitzer, a violin dealer and musical instrument manufacturer, had helped Ford acquire his Italian-made classical violins during the 1920s and kept them in good repair for the industrialist. Jay C. Freeman was the Wurlitzer Company's violin expert who handled the repairs. In this letter, Freeman mentions Grisha Goluboff, a young violinist to whom Ford had lent his 1703 Stradivari violin.

Rudolph Wurlitzer, a violin dealer and musical instrument manufacturer, had helped Ford acquire his Italian-made classical violins during the 1920s and kept them in good repair for the industrialist. Jay C. Freeman was the Wurlitzer Company's violin expert who handled the repairs. In this letter, Freeman mentions Grisha Goluboff, a young violinist to whom Ford had lent his 1703 Stradivari violin.

Artifact

Letter (Correspondence)

Date Made

19 January 1935

Collection Title

Henry Ford Office Papers 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.285.31.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Typewriting
Handwriting

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10.5 in

Width: 7.375 in

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