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Helen Ludwig papers, 1937-1999

Ludwig, Helen, b. 1911
Painter, Educator, Illustrator
Active in San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: 10.3 linear feet

Collection Summary: A majority of the collection contains sketchbooks by Helen Ludwig. Also included are biographical information; correspondence; published and unpublished writings by Ludwig; photographs and slides of works of art; financial documents; and printed material.

Biographical/Historical Note: Helen Ludwig (1911-2009) was a painter, illustrator, and graphic artist, in San Francisco, California. Ludwig gained a following in San Francisco and the Bay area for her scenes of the region. She is also known for her work teaching art to handicapped children.

Donated 1980-1999 by Helen Ludwig and in 2016 by the Helen Ludwig estate via Vera Conrad, Ludwig's executor and granddaughter.

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