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Douglas Chandor papers, 1928-1967

Chandor, Douglas, 1897-1953

Portrait painter


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item, linear ft. (on 1 microfilm reel)

Summary: A copy of a letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt thanking Chandor for a color reproduction of the portrait of his mother; 2 telegrams; photos of Chandor, his work, and home; photos of Queen Elizabeth, Winston Churchill, and Eleanor Roosevelt sitting for portraits; sketches; catalogs; and clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Portrait painter; Weatherford, Tex. Born in England and became a naturalized citzen of the U.S.


Lent for microfilming 1979 by Bill Kuteman, nephew of Chandor. Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Bill Kuteman after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1831 available for use through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Douglas Chandor papers, 1928-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.