Carl Rungius papers, 1896-1995

Rungius, Carl Clemens Moritz, b. 1869 d. 1959
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: 0.5 linear feet

Collection Summary: The Carl Rungius papers, 1896-1995, measure 0.5 linear feet. A scrapbook and three photograph albums work, interests, and family of the wildlife painter and illustrator.

Biographical/Historical Note: Carl Rungius (1869-1959) was a painter and illustrator of wildlife in New York, N.Y., Western U.S. and Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Donated 2011 by Ruth Fulda Wacker, Carl Rungius' niece, via Robert A. Brady, estate Executor.

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Related Materials

Also at the Archives of American Art are the Elisabeth Rungius Fulda papers, 1895-1967, that contain information about her brother Carl Rungius, including: a photograph of Elisabeth Fulda and Carl Rungius, letters from Rungius to his sister concerning her art studies and his own training, his will and letters about his death, and letters from the Glenbow Foundation about an exhibition of Rungius's drawings (microfilm reels 101, 2812, N695, and 3482).
An interview with Carl Rungius conducted by DeWitt McClellan Lockman is part of Interviews of artists and architects associated with the National Academy of Design, 1926-1927 (microfilm reel 504).
Rungius's estate, including personal papers and the contents of his studios in Banff and New York, were purchased for the Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, by its founder, Eric Harvie.