Onderdonk family papers, 1840-1980

Onderdonk family

Collection size: 5 microfilm reels.

Collection Summary: REELS 2685-2685: Genealogical and biographical notes; primary and secondary research material gathered by Cecilia Steinfeldt for her book THE ONDERDONKS; A FAMILY OF TEXAS PAINTERS, and the exhibition held at the Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, 1975, including correspondence, registrar records, printed material and photographs; family letters and reference letters from institutions concerning the Onderdonks and their art work; locations of paintings; clippings, announcements and catalogs; and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painters; San Antonio, Tex. Family included Robert Jenkins Onderdonk, 1853-1917, his son Julian Onderdonk, 1882-1922 and daughter Eleanor Rogers Onderdonk, 1884-1964.

Lent for microfilming 1981 by the San Antonio Museum Association in care of Celia Steinfeldt, 1981.

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