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Arnold Rönnebeck and Louise Emerson Ronnebeck papers, 1884-2002

Arnold Rönnebeck and Louise Emerson Ronnebeck papers, 1884-2002

Rönnebeck, Arnold H., 1885-1947

Sculptor, Printmaker, Arts administrator

This site provides access to the papers of Arnold H. Rönnebeck and Louise Emerson Ronnebeck in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2015, and total 3,813 images.

Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Collection Information

Size: 3.6 linear feet

Biographical/Historical Note

Sculptor Arnold Rönnebeck (1885-1947) was part of the "Stieglitz circle" and settled in Denver where he served as director of the Denver Art Museum from 1926-1931. Rönnebeck married Louise Emerson (1901-1980) in 1926. Emerson was a painter and muralist who worked on New Deal mural commissions in Wyoming and Colorado.

Provenance

Donated 2001 by Ursula Moore Works and Arnold Ronnebeck, the artists' daughter and son.

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Funding

Funding for the digitization of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Scope and Contents

The papers of sculptor Arnold Rönnebeck and painter Louise Emerson Ronnebeck measure 3.6 linear feet and date from 1884-2002. The collection contains family and professional correspondence, sketches and drawings, writings, a scrapbook, printed material and numerous photographs of the Taos, New Mexico area and photographs of Charles Demuth, Marsden Hartley, Alfred Stieglitz, Mabel Dodge, and Tony Luhan. Correspondence includes letters from Kenneth Hayes Miller to Louise Emerson Ronnebeck.

This site provides access to the papers of Arnold H. Rönnebeck and Louise Emerson Ronnebeck in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2015, and total 3,813 images.

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.

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