Leon Gaspard papers, 1917-1964

Gaspard, Leon, b. 1882 d. 1964
Active in Taos, N.M.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Biographical notes, including a tribute by Carl Schaefer Dentzel of the Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, used in the catalog of a Gaspard retrospective exhibition, 1964-1965; a tape recording of a dinner party at Gaspard's home and a typewritten summary of the recording with some portions transcribed; correspondence; personal documents; photographs of Gaspard, his paintings and his Taos, New Mexico house; exhibition catalogs; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Taos, N.M.

Donated 1971 by Dora K.G. Blackman, widow of Leon Gaspard.

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