J. Louis Lundean papers, 1924-1956

Lundean, J. Louis, b. 1894 or 6 d. 1961
Painter, Educator, Author, Illustrator

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (65 items on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Clippings, 1924-1956; a biographical sketch; photographs of Lundean's work, mostly paintings of hunting scenes, 2 photographs of Lundean; magazine articles with illustrations by Lundean; an exhibition catalog, 1939; poster; 3 press releases; and miscellaneous papers.

Biographical/Historical Note: Illustrator, writer, painter, lecturer, and teacher; born in Newcastle, Wyoming. Birthdate also cited as 1896. Specialized in painting the American West, especially American Indians and horses. Also well known for his pictures of race horses and his portraits of Will Rogers and Robert E. Lee.

The donor, Marjorie Howlett, is the widow of Louis Lundean.

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