Edward L. Loper papers, 1965-1988

Loper, Edward L., b. 1916 d. 2011
Painter, Educator
Active in Wilmington, Del.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Biographical information, correspondence, 1974-1987, writings, photographs, and printed matter. The writings include typescripts of lectures and articles, written by one of Loper's students, discussing Loper's early life, teaching methods, and his work for the Index of American Design and the Barnes Foundation.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Wilmington, Del.; Loper worked on the Index of American Design (1936-41) in Wilmington, Del., and studied at the Barnes Foundation. He taught privately and at schools, including the Delaware Art Museum.

These are the only papers Mr. Loper has retained.

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