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Douglas Chandor papers, 1928-1967

Douglas Chandor papers, 1928-1967

Chandor, Douglas, 1897-1953

Portrait painter

Collection Information

Size: 1 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.

Provenance

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

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Bill Kuteman after microfilming.

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