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A Finding Aid to the Carl Rungius papers, 1896-1995

Carl Rungius papers, 1896-1995

Rungius, Carl Clemens Moritz, 1869-1959

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 0.5 linear feet

Summary: The Carl Rungius papers, 1896-1995, measure 0.5 linear feet. A scrapbook and three photograph albums work, interests, and family of the wildlife painter and illustrator.

Biographical/Historical Note

Carl Rungius (1869-1959) was a painter and illustrator of wildlife in New York, N.Y., Western U.S. and Banff, Alberta, Canada.

Provenance

Donated 2011 by Ruth Fulda Wacker, Carl Rungius' niece, via Robert A. Brady, estate Executor.

Related Materials

An interview with Carl Rungius conducted by DeWitt McClellan Lockman is part of Interviews of artists and architects associated with the National Academy of Design, 1926-1927 (microfilm reel 504).

Rungius's estate, including personal papers and the contents of his studios in Banff and New York, were purchased for the Glenbow Museum in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, by its founder, Eric Harvie.