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Elisabeth Rungius Fulda papers, 1895-1967

Elisabeth Rungius Fulda papers, 1895-1967

Fulda, Elisabeth Rungius, 1879-1968

Painter

Collection Information

Size: 1.0 linear ft. (on 4 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence, biographical data, photographs, art works, and a transcript.

REEL N695: Biographical data and photograph of Fulda and her brother, Carl Rungius.

REEL 101: Correspondence; family papers; photographs; sketches; watercolor sketches; exhibition catalogs; biographical notes; Carl Rungius's will; and printed material. Included in the correspondence are letters form the Treasury Department; the National Association of Women Artists; and others concerning the purchase and exhibition of Fulda's drawings; letters from the Glenbow Foundation about an exhibition of Carl Rungius drawings; letters concerning Carl's death; and letters relating to the Society of Animal Artists.

REEL 2812: Carbon transcript of the divorce action between Elisabeth and Carl Fulda, May 3, 1916 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

REEL 3482: 3 letters to Fulda from Carl Rungius, 1902-1904, in which Rungius encourages her art studies, describes past and present problems in his art training, and tells her of his plans to paint Alaska where "mountain sheep and especially bear are the object."

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter and graphic artist; New York, N.Y. Sister of animal painter, Carl Rungius and a founder of the Society of Animal Painters.

Provenance

Material on reels N695, 2812, and 3482 donated 1966 by Fulda. Material on reel 101 donated by Ruth Mooney, a friend of Fulda.

Microfilm reels 101, 2812, 3482, and N695 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

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