Paul Lantz papers, [ca. 1920-1979]

Lantz, Paul Valentine, b. 1908 d. 2000

Collection size: 40 items (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Biographical data; letters from the Arthur Johnson Memorial Library, Raton, New Mexico; Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri; New York Historical Society; and Edwin Way Teale, 1961-1978; a press release, 1966; magazine and newspaper clippings, 1976-1979; 2 scrapbooks, 1920's-1970's, containing biographical data, letters, covers of children's books illustrated by Lantz, magazine and newspaper clippings, printed material, and photographs of Lantz, his family and his works of art; and 24 photographs of his paintings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Realist painter; born in Stromberg, Nebraska. He studied at the Kansas City Art Institute (where he later taught) and in New York City at the National Academy of Design and the Art Students League. He has lived and painted in the Midwest, California, New York, New Mexico, and Mexico.

Lent for microfilming 1984 by Paul V. Lantz.

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