Emil William Lenders papers, 1890-1920

Lenders, Emil William, b. 1864? d. 1934
Painter, Sculptor
Active in Philadelphia, Pa.

Collection size: ca. 500 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: A catalog of the Lenders's collection of American Indian objects; copies of sketchbooks of Indian artifacts and cattle brands; 8 letters from J.G. Braecklein, 1924, and other correspondence; material regarding Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show; writings and notes; and miscellany.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter, cowboy; Philadelphia, Pa. and Oklahoma City, Okla.

Microfilmed 1984 along with other selected art related papers from the Gilcrease Institute.

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